Tony Benn's Funeral: The Conflict Between Politicians' Words of Praise and Everyday Actions

Tony Benn's Funeral: The Conflict Between Politicians' Words of Praise and Everyday Actions

26.03.2014
It can sometimes stick in the throat to hear these politicians eulogising about "honour" when they seem so short of it themselves... Nick...
Tony Benn's Coffin Arrives At The Palace Of Westminster

Tony Benn's Coffin Arrives At The Palace Of Westminster

Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland  26.03.2014
Tony Benn's coffin arrived at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday where the body of the late former MP is to be placed in the Chapel...
Want To Attend Tony Benn's Funeral? Here's How To Do It

Want To Attend Tony Benn's Funeral? Here's How To Do It

23.03.2014
Details have been released of former Labour cabinet minister Tony Benn's funeral. The service will take place at St Margaret's Church...
What Kind of Week Has It Been? 21 March 2014

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 21 March 2014

20.03.2014
Ever get the sense the world is in danger? In fairness there's probably not been a minute since the earth started spinning that we haven't...
Tony Benn Could Share An Honour Last Bestowed On Thatcher

Tony Benn Could Share An Honour Last Bestowed On Thatcher

19.03.2014
The body of Tony Benn may rest overnight in a Westminster chapel on the night before his funeral, if a request to Buckingham Palace is...
Mehdi's Morning Memo: George's Big Budget Day

Mehdi's Morning Memo: George's Big Budget Day

Mehdi Hasan  19.03.2014
Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 19 March 2014... 1) GEORGE'S BIG BUDGET DAY Today, at 12:30pm, the chancellor...
Mehdi Hasan And Late, Great Tony Benn Debate Socialism (VIDEO)

Mehdi Hasan And Late, Great Tony Benn Debate Socialism (VIDEO)

17.03.2014
Like countless others, I was inspired and enthused by Tony Benn and his passion for politics. And I consider myself lucky to have appeared...
Mehdi's Morning Memo: Osborne's 'Marie Antoinette' Moment

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Osborne's 'Marie Antoinette' Moment

Mehdi Hasan  16.03.2014
Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 16 March 2014... 1) OSBORNE'S 'MARIE ANTOINETTE' MOMENT The chancellor of the exchequer...

Do We Have the Political Will to Fight Climate Change?

14.03.2014
Looks like if we want to fight climate change it will be without the current bag of politicians, we may have to do it for ourselves!

Tony Benn - A Wonderful Class Traitor

14.03.2014
There have been some heartfelt and heartwarming tributes to Tony Benn today from people across the political spectrum, but it is necessary...
6 Unusual Items Of Tony Benn Memorabilia

6 Unusual Items Of Tony Benn Memorabilia

Asa Bennett  14.03.2014
Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn's death has drawn widespread tributes as David Cameron paid tribute to a "magnificent writer, speaker...

Tony Benn Embodied Everything Decent In Society

14.03.2014
Martin Luther King left us in no doubt that "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience,...
The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

14.03.2014
What a great week to be a woman! Or a carnivorous man! Or anyone who loves the internet! Yes, this week's round-up of Twitter funnies...

Long Live the Humble King

14.03.2014
It is a testimony to Benn's mindset that he was befriended by those whose political beliefs were shivering polar opposites to his own....
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