Any of you fine chaps fancy a job in broadcasting?
Successive governments have criticised the BBC for being too impartial or not impartial enough.
The families of three women from Bradford thought to have joined IS.
PM accuses some Muslims of ‘quietly condoning’ Islamic State ideology.
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A survey of party members reveals the hardest workers are also the most likely to leave.
The icons of state funding could submerge the rest.
Simon & His Camera
Keeping taxes lower and protecting the government services most dear to our hearts has huge implications for everyone.
Would you please tell me when my light turns green?
Tough Tory manifesto commitments and hatred of wind farms from the right will make it hard for the new government to meet its EU renewables commitments. Scotland might be able to help.
They’re behind you! Or are they?
The day after the general election, this column quoted Churchill’s line about this not being the end, or the beginning of the end, but merely the end of the beginning. This was meant to imply that although…
Anyone got a sense of déjà vu?
It has been 40 years since Britons last voted on their place in Europe and the debate has raged ever since.
Cuts are not quite as advertised.
Conservative targets for 1% annual savings in the next two years will actually feel like more than 5% for a swathe of government departments.
Nationalism: it’s a more complex picture than you think.
Conservative political parties did not conjure up English nationalism, they capitalised on a growing trend.
The electoral phenomenon that left David Cameron smiling will have huge implications for future battles.
‘Shy Tories’ doesn’t cut it. There is another anomaly in the election poll data which offers a more useful angle on what went wrong.
Looks like we’re always stuck in opposition.
Labour needs to make three big improvements, if it’s to improve its performance in 2020.
Someone’s pulling the strings.
Whether you cheered the election result or were cast into a depression, it doesn’t really matter. The real power lies outside of Westminster, and outside of our control.
A fight on his hands.
The Tories have had the Human Rights Act in their sights for some time – but now they’ve got a chance to do take it out, they could end up living a nightmare.
Holding back the tide.
Six hundred years separate two post-election protests, but the issues at hand are strangely similar and the mistakes too easily repeated.
You take the high road and I’ll take the low road.
There were two winners on Thursday night and they may well find themselves on a collision course in the new parliament.
Calling the shots? Markets take stock.
Markets were always likely to prefer a Conservative majority to any other result, but they might need some policies diluted for the gains to be sustained.
Business secretary Vince Cable lost his seat in Twickenham.
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Such an unexpected general election result was bound to throw up more than its share of ‘Portillo moments’.
Five more years: David Cameron returns to Number 10 Downing Street.
A stunning surprise put the Conservatives back in power with no need for a coalition, while the Scottish nationalists stormed to victory north of the border. What now?
The prime minister after winning his seat in Witney.
After what must be the most irresponsible campaign ever by a governing party, there are choppy waters for the Tories to navigate
Result defies all predictions, putting Conservatives significantly ahead of Labour.