The West End veteran Gillian Lynne thinks that was no way to interview a gentleman.
One other footnote to the Eastleigh by-election, about which I wrote yesterday, and about the response to which I have written for The Independent on Sunday tomorrow.
In tomorrow’s article I note the surprising absence of headless chickenry in the Conservative Party. What is striking is how few Tory MPs have gone on the record to [...]
Professor Tim Bale rather wittily described the Tory revolt over the Maastricht Treaty as the “gateway drug” to today’s hard stuff of “Better Off Out” Euroscepticism.
I have taken issue with my fellow Queen Mary, University of London, searcher after knowledge in another article for e-International Relations. I point out that the Conservatives’ shift towards a harder line [...]
The imagery and the towns change, but the theme of party conferences is always the same: we are the party looking out for YOU.
Gangnam Style by Korean rapper Psy has taken the charts by storm, becoming the first K-Pop track to reach number one in the UK. The quirky and memorable video has in turn spawned numerous parodies and mashups, here are a selection of the best ones out there.
Inevitably, following a triumphant “summer of sporting success”, inches of newspaper are being devoted to this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Nominations though for a hypothetical Political Personality of the Year are somewhat thinner on the ground. The hands-down winner to date is one Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson commonly known as Boris or by the portmanteau ‘BoJo’.
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Another opinion poll suggests that Ed Miliband is a drag on Labour. Last month YouGov ran a poll asking people how they would vote if Boris Johnson were leader of the Conservatives. Now ComRes for The Independent tomorrow asks how people would vote if Vince Cable were leader of the Liberal Democrats.
In each case, the [...]
Late last year, I was horrified to read that a conference of sports medicine specialists was calling for PE to become a compulsory subject in schools. Worse, they wanted it to be a tested subject along with English and Maths, at every key stage of education.
Catch-Up Service, as the Prime Minister takes his turn at the seaside: The most interesting thing about that YouGov poll for The Sun and The Sunday Times on 6 August, on Boris Johnson as an alternative prime minister, was how much of an asset David Cameron still is to his party.
The findings were summarised by [...]
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