Fantasy football: Tony Blair reveals obsession with a British league

Written by James Millar on 11 September 2017 in Diary

Devolution anniversary prompts former PM to talk about plan that would see Celtic, Chelsea, Rangers and Newcastle in the same league

Paddy Ashdown says Lib Dems need more 'mad, silly, and mildly embarrassing' ideas

Written by James Millar on 11 September 2017 in Diary

Former leader warms up for this weekend's annual conference with a blast at his party

TUC chief accuses Theresa May of 'sending a letter to Santa'

Written by James Millar on 11 September 2017 in Diary

Frances O'Grady wasn't feeling festive as she laid into government approach to Brexit

Theresa May talks Boycott and brownies at the cricket

Written by James Millar on 8 September 2017 in Diary

Opponents criticised the Prime Minister for talking about Hurricane Irma on Test Match Special rather than helping Caribbean islands

Star Wars Emperor actor to play Enoch Powell

Written by James Millar on 8 September 2017 in Culture

Actor Ian McDiarmid doesn't shy from controversial roles - he's swapping the most evil man in the universe for the race row MP

Vince Cable haunts Theresa May with coalition memories

Written by James Millar on 8 September 2017 in Diary

The Lib Dem leader says the PM buried evidence that undermines her immigration claims

MPs’ new portraits allow Twitter to get creative

Written on 27 July 2017 in Diary

Parliament commissioned official portraits of hundreds of MPs, but Twitter users prefer to see a cartoon detective and a fearful scientist, among others.

Fox / Chicken story prompts not-so-cracking puns and live bird-eating challenge

Written on 24 July 2017 in Diary

Liam Fox has been ordered to "devour a chlorine-washed chicken live on camera"

Boris Johnson has been trying to offend people again

Written on 24 July 2017 in Diary

Boris Johnson actually compared a traditional Māori greeting to a Glaswegian headbutt

Vince Cable's been naughty... with a gun

Written by James Millar on 21 July 2017 in Diary

Cable spent his first day as Lib Dem leader talking up comparisons to Emmanuel Macron despite being neither French nor young

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