Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn banks on his holiday promise

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Home Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, cheered the United Kingdom by promising four new bank holidays for the whole country…

Why the Tories are talking up Labour

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Considering that their party is expected to win by a landslide, the Tory spin doctors sound unusually panicked. They are…

Politicians should follow Tim Farron's example and do God: it's a vote winner

29 April 2017 9:00 am

A little faith goes a long way for leaders

Theresa May will win this general election because she’s the only grown-up in the room

29 April 2017 9:00 am

My heart soared when I first heard the phrase ‘progressive alliance’ in this election campaign. Not the reaction you’d expect,…

What I expect from Theresa May’s pointless election

22 April 2017 9:00 am

A general election is called and in a matter of hours a neutral and unbiased BBC presenter has likened our…

What can Theresa May say to the Tory Remainers?

22 April 2017 9:00 am

I don’t see it. I do not see the anatomy of how it all pans out. Theresa May will be…

The Tories must regain their lost momentum on social policy

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the Labour party is coming to resemble a drunk trying to get home on a bike.…

Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness (Getty)

What Martin McGuinness’s eulogisers would like to forget

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Martin McGuinness showed no remorse for the pain he caused

Portrait of the week

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Home Sir John Major, the former prime minister, made a speech at Chatham House in which he called the referendum…

The Labour party has turned into a political bed-blocker

18 February 2017 9:00 am

Just as it seems that Labour has reached the bottom of the abyss, Jeremy Corbyn and his party somehow manage…

Britain under Corbyn? Just look at Venezuela

18 February 2017 9:00 am

If you want to know what Britain would be like under Labour, just take a look at brutalised, devastated Venezuela

What happens to Tories when they're certain that they’ll win? We’ll find out

11 February 2017 9:00 am

There are few things more predictable than people talking about the unpredictability of politics. We live in an age, we…

Theresa May desperately needs an opposition – and she doesn’t have one

4 February 2017 9:00 am

‘For heaven’s sake, man, go!’ A week after the Brexit referendum, and that was David Cameron at the despatch box,…

Protest and petition all you like. I won't bother listening

4 February 2017 9:00 am

I think on balance I would prefer people to demonstrate their opposition to political developments — Brexit, the forthcoming state…

I’m starting to think that Brexit will kill Ukip

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Perversity is a much undervalued British trait, much more redolent of our real psyche than queuing, drinking tea or being…

In Labour’s old heartlands, MPs are staring into the abyss

21 January 2017 9:00 am

MPs in its northern heartlands fear the party’s support could collapse entirely

Britain holds the aces in Brexit talks

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Theresa May will go into Brexit talks holding all the aces

Could a monarchy save America?

19 November 2016 9:00 am

I started watching The Crown, the £100-million television series on the early years of the Queen’s reign, on Netflix but…

Greece is the word for Paul Mason and Labour

3 November 2016 9:00 am

After years keeping his radical politics off the air, TV journalist Paul Mason aims to turn Corbyn’s Labour into a Syriza-style mass movement. By Alex Wickham

The Jeremy Corbyn of ancient Athens

29 October 2016 9:00 am

With the Labour party reduced to a cult in honour of the vain and incompetent Jeremy Corbyn, the Tory party…

Being adored by Middle England as cosy and harmless drives Alan Bennett mad

Alan Bennett: one of the sharpest, funniest writers in the English language

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst reveals that, far from being a cuddly, mild-mannered teddy bear, our national treasure has sharp claws — and a gimlet eye

Advice for Jeremy Corbyn from the emperor Augustus

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected leader of the Labour party not by MPs but by his teenage ‘fans’ in Momentum.…

A broad-left anti-Tory pact will never work. Here’s why

1 October 2016 9:00 am

I appeared on Radio 4 with Shirley Williams recently and as we were leaving I asked her if she thought…

Tristram Hunt's diary: where to find hope at Labour conference

24 September 2016 9:00 am

‘Are you here to seek political asylum?’ asked a clever young student after my lecture at the National University of…

Corbyn has won - again. This could be the end of the Labour party

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Those of us on the left should imagine how our political rivals felt when watching Jeremy Corbyn’s latest victory speech. English…