Sunday Times

Trojan Horse Schools Tried To Cover Up Activities, According To Damning Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Schools investigated by officials looking into an alleged takeover plot by hard-line Muslims attempted to cover up their activities, according to damn...

Labour Accuse Theresa May Of Breaking Ministerial Code

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Labour has stepped up pressure on the Government over the feud between Michael Gove and Theresa May by accusing the Home Secretary of breaching the mi...

May To Be Called Before Commons Committee Over Gove Row

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Theresa May will be called before a Commons committee for questioning over her "unseemly" row with Education Secretary Michael Gove about tackling ext...

EFA Finds Evidence That Birmingham Academy Has Been Turned Into Islamic Faith School

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

An investigation at a highly-rated academy into an alleged school takeover plot by hard-line Muslims found governors had effectively turned it into a ...

'Pointless, Distracting And Arbitrary'

PA | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has pledged to block any fresh attempts to curb immigration from the European Union, insisting "this is where we draw the line". The Dep...

SOS: Save Our Selfie

Sunday Times | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Politics

When Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, took a photograph of herself with Barack Obama and Cameron at the Nelson Mandela memorial serv...

Tim Yeo dropped as Tory MP by local party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics

Tim Yeo is said to be "considering his options" after being dropped by his constituency party. The Tory MP is fighting for his political career aft...

The Qatar Question - Has Fifa Been Even More Short-Sighted Than First Anticipated?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

It's almost guaranteed that the run-up to 2022 will be a treacherous minefield of political and social issues. Post-Brazil 2014 will be an ongoing fight for Fifa to regain its credibility and it's not going to be won too easily.

Lance's Latest Doping Headache

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with The Sunday Times who he sued for a £1 million over an article suggesting he was using...

Ned Simons

David Cameron Told By Tories To Say Sorry To Peter Cruddas

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron and the Conservative Party should apologise to the former party Treasurer, Peter Cruddas, for the way he was treated following allegatio...

Ex-Tory Treasurer Attacks David Cameron Over 'Dinner For Donors' Scandal

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Politics

Former Conservative Party co-treasurer Peter Cruddas has accused David Cameron of unfairly treating him as an "outcast" following accusations he had o...

Peter Cruddas Wins Libel Damages From Sunday Times

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Politics

Former Conservative Party co-treasurer Peter Cruddas has won £180,000 damages in his High Court libel action over a Sunday Times allegation about cha...

Tim Yeo Steps Down From Commons Committee

PA | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics

Tory MP Tim Yeo is to stand down as chairman of an influential Commons committee while he faces investigation into claims he used his position to help...

Tim Yeo Denies Breaching Lobbying Rules

PA | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics

The chairman of a powerful Commons committee today denied breaching lobbying rules amid allegations that he offered to use his position to further bus...

'What I Say To People In Private Is Another Matter Altogether'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics

The chairman of a powerful Commons committee cancelled planned interviews on Sunday morning as he faced lobbying allegations. Tim Yeo, who heads th...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Westminster For Sale, Week Two?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 9 June 2013... 1) WESTMINSTER FOR SALE, WEEK TWO? First Patrick Mercer. Now Tim Yeo. From the Sunday T...

"If Books Ever Die, Snobbery Would Be Standing Over its Corpse"

Hilary Robinson | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hilary Robinson

For Julia Donaldson, the Children's Laureate, whose term of office ends this week, has hit out at the pitifully low level of review space granted by the media to children's books. And her powerful passing shot is a launch of a campaign to secure much needed prominence for children's literature in the UK media.

'A New Low For British Politics'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Politics

The latest lobbying allegations to hit Parliament are "a new low for British politics", a senior MP has said. Shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy s...

Lord Laird Quits Ulster Unionist Party

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Politics

A peer has resigned from the Ulster Unionist party and referred himself to the sleaze watchdog after claims he offered to act as a paid advocate for l...

Are There Questions YouGov Should Not Ask?

Peter Kellner | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Kellner

Forty years ago, as a young journalist, I learned that 'there are no indiscreet questions, only indiscreet answers'. In general, the same applies to polling. We do not create public opinion; we measure it. That opinion may give us pleasure or pain; it might reassure us or frighten us. The issue is whether it is better to know how people feel or to remain in ignorance.

Jessica Elgot

'Shooting The Messenger'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK

Syria is the deadliest place for journalists, who are deliberately targeted by both the government and rebel groups, according to a new human rights r...

Saying No to Tesco: The Power of Community

Adam Stones | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Stones

Sherborne is renowned in the region for the strength of its independent shops and market... If Tesco builds a store on such an arterial highway, beyond any scale known to the town and demolishing a hotel in the process, it would have a devastating effect.

'I Think We Can Have Some Fun'

The Huffington Post UK\ | Tom Moseley | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Politics

Vicky Pryce's careful plotting to bring down her Cabinet minister ex-husband has been laid bare by her emails to a journalist. The economist, who w...

Jessica Elgot

Why Syria Is Still No Go For Foreign Reporters, One Year Since Marie Colvin's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

When Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin and photojournalist Remi Ochlik were killed in Homs, Syria, the bloody conflict had regularly been the front p...

Vicky Pryce 'Shocked And Horrified' At Sunday Times Chris Huhne Story

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics

Vicky Pryce was shocked and horrified, and "wanted to turn the clock back", when the story about Chris Huhne getting someone to take his speeding poin...