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Ukip MP 'Wriggles Like A Maggot' During BBC Clash Piers Morgan Over HIV

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

Douglas Carswell has dodged saying whether, as the son of one of the world's most eminent researchers into HIV, he is embarrassed by his party leader ...

Support And Derision For Kennedy During Uncomfortable Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

Charles Kennedy's performance on Question Time last night has lead many to question why the BBC allowed the former Lib Dem leader to appear on the pro...

Caustic Blog Shows Galloway Isn't Letting Question Time Controversy Rest...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK

Respect MP George Galloway is still smarting after his a heated appearance on Question Time. Immediately after the show on Thursday Galloway tweete...

Tristram Hunt Must Be Sick Of Talking About Nuns

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Politics

Nuns continue to haunt Tristram Hunt, as he was forced to insist they can be "brilliant" teachers during an interview about Labour's education policy....

Tristram Hunt Under Fire For 'Sneering' At Nuns On #BBCQT

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics

Tristram Hunt has been forced to apologise after questioning the quality of nuns' teaching on BBC Question Time. On Thursday night's programme, La...

George Galloway Had An Utter Nightmare On Question Time Last Night

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics

UPDATE: Galloway Calls For Action Against BBC 'Lynch Mob' In the most fractious Question Time of recent years, George Galloway clashed with fellow ...

Why George Galloway Will Likely Be Really Angry During Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Politics

George Galloway is set to appear on Question Time this week in Finchley, prompting anger from Jewish groups who regard his position on Israel as anti-...

The Great British Political Game

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Politics
Ioan Marc Jones

In recent years, the Great British political game has become a truly sordid affair. The actors in this game rely on tenuous, unsupported statistics; they all bend the truth as far as the truth can be bent; and cheating is encouraged, as long as neither team are found to be cheating.

Starkey Drops A Sexual Clanger On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Politics

Historian David Starkey has insisted on BBC Question Time that a 16 year old pupil could "groom" a 44 year old teacher, in a cringeworthy tirade on th...

The Hare and the Tortoise - Brand and Farage

Jake Yapp | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Yapp

I feel that Brand thinks that one glorious October, we will finally overthrow all tyranny and injustice everywhere and everything will be brilliant and we can all make love in a big field somewhere while John Denver sings to us. I know that's silly and reductive and dismissive. But, in the absence of a coherent plan, we are all forced to try to extrapolate What Would Happen Next.

The Real Reasons Why So Many People Are Disillusioned With Politics

Mike Walsh | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Politics
Mike Walsh

Although the world we live in is constantly changing, there are long existing problems which creates disillusionment with politics in this country.

The Party Russell Brand's Looking for Already Exists - He Just Needs to Vote

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

The Green Party is a growing movement for democratic, progressive political change in Britain. They are the only party that want to end austerity and take real action to create a more equal and sustainable future. Please take a look at our policies, Russell. If you agree with us, then get registered and vote Green in 2015.

Brand Vs Farage: The Paradox

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

The recent ad-hom attacks at him from all sides - from his frilly vocabulary, narcotic-imbibing past to his revolving door of bedfellows - have been unjustified, most notably using the bizarre logic of apparently not being qualified to support the poor and vulnerable's causes should you be the bearer of a generously stuffed bank account.

Guy That Stood Up For Farage Against Brand Was Ukip MEP's Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

Remember that guy who was standing up for Farage on Question Time? He's a Ukip MEP's brother and once considered standing for the party himself. ...

Russell Brand Says Farage Wants Children 'To Be Afraid'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand has accused Nigel Farage of telling the Question TIme audience that he backed the right for parents' to hit their children as "it's good...

The Man Who Left Russell Brand Speechless On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: It has been confirmed that this man is UKIP MEP James Carver's brother. Russell Brand was rendered momentarily speechless on Thursday's Que...

Brand And Farage Leave Their Best Insults Until AFTER Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage's clash on the Question Time panel may have seemed a bit muted, but they saved their best barbs for afterwards. The ...

Farage Fails Most Basic Fact Check With Misleading Australian Voting Claim

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

Nigel Farage has been widely mocked after using a very suspect a example to justify claims that bad behaviour by MPs in parliament doesn't alienate yo...

Answer Time

Russell Brand | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Russell Brand

And a pantomime it is, well not so entertaining, no flouncing dames or doleful Buttons or rousing songs, just semi-staged tittle-tattle and bickering. The only worthwhile sentiments, be they raging or insightful come from the audience, across the camera bank. The man who brings up politicians pay rises, the man who demands I stand for parliament (so that he could not vote for me judging from his antipathy), the mad, lovely blue hair woman who swears at everyone, mostly though the woman who says "Why are we talking about immigrants? It's a side issue, this crisis was caused by financial negligence and the subsequent bail-out".

This Shouty Blue-Haired Lady Won Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK

Thursday night's Question Time - billed as an epic showdown between Russell Brand and Nigel Farage - proved to be a bit of a damp squib in the end. ...

All The Funniest Bits Of BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Thursday night saw the much-anticipated rumble in the Canterbury jungle as Nigel Farage and Russell Brand lined up against each other on Question Time...

5 Questions Russell Brand Could Ask Nigel Farage On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are going to provide some political fireworks on the BBC's Question Time as two flamboyant - but politically contrary -...

5 Questions Nigel Farage Could Ask Russell Brand On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are set for a colourful clash on Thursday night as the two flamboyant - but politically contrary - figures star on the ...

Twitter Trolls: Come and Say It to My Face!

Charlie Mullins | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

I heard this morning that Jonathan Agnew quit Twitter after receiving a stream of abuse on the site after a spat with Kevin Pietersen's wife. Although I haven't (yet) been wished 'death by Ebola' by an anonymous Twitter user, I've recently had the misfortune of dealing with a few Twitter trolls of my own...

Was Question Time 'Extremely Insensitive' To Alice Gross Family?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The sister of Alice Gross has branded BBC One's Question Time "extremely insensitive" for using her sister's death to discuss immigration less than 48...