Jeremy Corbyn

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…

After Corbyn's triumph, Labour's real civil war will begin

24 September 2016 9:00 am

A second Corbyn triumph makes a hard-left takeover of Labour unstoppable

What Momentum Kids gets right

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Forgive me if I don’t get too worked up about Momentum Kids. For those who haven’t been following Labour’s internal…

Labour of the negative

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn’s disregard for Parliament is terrible for his party and for our representative democracy

Letting the hard left of the leash

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Jon Lansman is the surprisingly well-heeled head of Momentum, a movement that won’t rest until every moderate has been chased out of the Labour party. By Alex Wickham

Want to know what’s happened to Labour? Study parasites

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Labour is dying like a cockroach attacked by an emerald jewel wasp

Will Labour split? Don’t hold your breath

27 August 2016 9:00 am

All political parties are a mess: coalitions of people with different beliefs, stitched together — like Frankenstein’s monster — into…

The honour that truly stinks came from Corbyn

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Another honours list comes and goes and yet again my name is not on it. I don’t think either the…