The British Prime Minister sat down to thunderous applause. One by one the members of the European Parliament stood in acclamation to show their appreciation of the words they had just heard. Nicolas Sarkozy came over with outstretched hand whilst Angela Merkel leant over and patted the PM on the shoulder.
We've hit the part of the General Election campaign that really starts to get on my nerves. The funny thing is, I genuinely think this vote could be one of the most interesting in the UK's history, given how disillusionment with large swathes of the political spectrum has resulted in no one party looking capable of gaining an overall majority...
Matthew Oakeshott, the Liberal Democrat peer who quit the party last week after a failed plot to oust Nick Clegg as leader
Blame has been laid squarely at the door of the 31million people who did not vote. Bizarrely, some tweeters started hurling abuse at Russell Brand after his recent outburst on Question Time and subsequent 'manifesto' of revolution through non-participation. But it is highly unlikely that a significant proportion of the electorate decided not to vote for that reason.
To make a film this bad is an astounding achievement. And for the film to be approved through the Labour chain of command, by Miliband himself, reveals a seriously disturbing absence of judgement. Could no-one in Labour's upper echelons speak out loud that the Un-Credible Shrinking Man is just rubbish?
Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 2 May 2014... 1) 'WHATEVER IT TAKES' Dave is trying his best to fight
On the eve of Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage's second debate about Britain's membership of the European Union, Vince Cable has
Yet following the close-fisted way that Westminster handled the Bill, we must be prepared for it to stall yet again unless Nick Clegg acts swiftly on his pledge for transparency.
The five things you need to know on Friday 14 June 2003... 1) OBAMA COMES OFF THE FENCE ON SYRIA From the Guardian: "The
The moment Clegg got into bed with Cameron and co. was the moment he relinquished all rights to that kind of balanced assessment. It should never have happened; simple as. A token voting system referendum and a few quid added to a tax threshold doesn't make up for the fact he has lost the student vote for his party.