Hero minister Tobias Ellwood leads Westminster terror commemorations

22 March 2018

Former soldier breaks down in tears as he remembers efforts to save PC Keith Palmer one year ago

It's the Ed Mili-band! Former Labour leader turns karaoke king

22 March 2018

Will he sing Kylie's 'Can't get you out of my Ed' or 'Raindrops keep falling on my Ed' when Miliband takes the mic?

Simon Lancaster: Why Donald Trump resembles a Hitler tribute act

26 February 2018

From his very earliest speeches, Hitler spoke about the Jews as snakes.  Now Trump is increasingly doing the same.

James Frayne: Politicians are missing a trick by playing safe on Brexit

23 February 2018

Only Boris Johnson is really banging the drum for radical change after Brexit, but even his position is largely based on rhetoric.

Book review: Enemies Within

20 March 2018

Richard Davenport-Hines' account of spying in the 19th century is both provocative and stimulating.

Politics on the small screen: the verdict on the BBC's Collateral

19 February 2018

John Simm plays a Labour MP in David Hare’s drama. But is his character just 'a sexed-up Corbyn'?

Book review: Fighters and Quitters

9 February 2018

For aficionados of political theatre, Theo Barclay’s run-through of great resignations is a surefire box office smash.