Breaking. Government minister tells truth

In an unprecedented twist in the Conservative party’s confusing dance with Europe, a junior minister has reportedly told the truth in an interview earlier today. Nick Boles, the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise, revealed: “We may never be able to control [free movement] entirely, because it’s a fundamental principle of the EU, but it will be very hard…

Michael Fallon told to ‘try harder to hide prejudices’

The defence secretary Michael Fallon has been ordered by Number 10 to try harder in future to cover up his disdain for foreigners, following an unprovoked outburst. Speaking on the Prime Minister’s EU wishlist, he told Sky News on Sunday: “The Germans haven’t seen our proposals yet and we haven’t seen our proposals yet, and that’s still being worked…

What I did on my summer hollywolls – by Russell Brand

It’s been a year, Jeremy. A whole year. I suppose a year’s a long time to take a summer holiday, you know. But we need to excise ourselves from these meaningless labels, like Summer, and time. I’ve learnt a lot on my journey. No. We’ve learnt a lot. Together. Not by sitting at home, in our jammyjams, watching cheap commercial…

Political bias? Not likely. But the exclusion of Greens and the SNP from the TV debates raises a mystery.

Commentators, tweeters, and ordinary folk alike on both sides of the political spectrum are often too quick to shout ‘BBC bias’ when the organisation expresses anything that may even remotely contradict their beliefs. This is understandable. After all, the BBC is the only publicly-funded news organisation. Ergo it is the only such organisation independent from corporate interests; whether or not the capacity…