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Woolfe said that the show of protest was against the "done deal' for Schulz's election as president of the EU parliament
Historians are a faddish lot. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Stalinist historian Christopher Hill dominated thinking on the English Civil War. But ten years ago, while writing my PhD at Cambridge, I was warned that his work wasn't even worth refuting anymore...
David Cameron's Conservatives have been urged to rule out sitting alongside "anti-immigrant xenophobes" in the European Parliament
Nick Clegg once referred to David Cameron's allies in the European Parliament as "nutters, anti-Semites.. and homophobes
While David Cameron may not have reached the heights of Churchillian rhetoric this week, he should be applauded for telling the Artist Formerly Known as Frau Nein and her cronies that Britain will not be pushed around by the Brussels pen-pushing elites any longer.
Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou, lecturer in politics at the University of Reading, told Huffpost UK the Greek government's decision
Margaret Thatcher died this week. Obviously this threw open a huge debate: was she a great leader, or a vile woman? Is it a disgrace to celebrate her death, or is it reasonable in such circumstances? Should we even be focusing on Thatcher herself, or be more concerned with the ongoing legacy of Thatcherism?
The ideas proposed by Ed Miliband in his speech to the IPPR on immigration include forcing firms to disclose if over 1 in 4 of their employees are from overseas, tighter enforcement of wage controls and ultimately fine companies if they do not comply.
Ok, so let's get things under way by asking ourselves "just what the hell has happened to Chris Huhne?