Michael Fallon

Are Labour really 12 points ahead in the polls?

According to a senior Conservative, they might be.<p>Labour’s small opinion lead has become Westminster’s biggest talking point. The government is …

Priti Patel

George Freeman: Theresa May's head of policy unit resigns

The head of Theresa May’s policy unit has resigned amid calls for a radical shake-up of the Tory party.<p>More follows…<p>Reuse content<p>Comments

Brexit

Charlie Rose suspended after sexual harassment claims

in London<p>Charlie Rose’s long and distinguished career as a broadcast journalist is in tatters after several women who worked for him on his …

Feminism

Global gender gap widens for the first time in a decade — but UAE women see improvement

The global gender equality gap across health, education, politics and the workplace is widening for the first time since 2006, at a time of deep …

Gender

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson warned armed forces cuts will provoke Tory rebellion

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been warned that attempts to cut the armed forces will provoke a backbench rebellion significant enough to the …

War

Odds have just been slashed on this Cabinet minister being next in line to leave

With two Cabinet ministers gone within a week of one another, bookies are weighing up who could be next in line to leave.<p>And according to Ladbrokes, …

Boris Johnson

The price of being a predator

The public allegations against Harvey Weinstein, which first came to light over a month ago in the New York Times, started a domino effect of …

James Toback

Theresa May's Britain Is Headed for a Brexit Train Wreck

Things aren’t going Theresa May’s way. Britain’s Prime Minister was already struggling to unite a Cabinet divided over how best to pull the country …

Brexit

Brexit Threatens Security 'Cliff Edge' Unless UK Starts Making More Concrete Demands, Experts Warn

'Good intentions are not enough'.<p>Brexit threatens Britain’s security unless it wakes up to the fact it must make concrete demands in the negotiations …

Brexit

Have I Got News For You Episode Featuring Sexual Harassment 'Jokes' Tops BBC Complaints

Host Jo Brand was praised for taking panellists to task over their comments.<p>An episode of Have I Got News For You where Jo Brand took an all-male …

British Humour

Article: Sex (Assault) & Politics: Has Capitol Hill's Creep List Gone Too Far?

- Advertisement -<p>It seems like every day we wake up to a new actor or celebrity addition to Hollywood's Creep List. From Louis C.K. to George Takei, …

Liberal View

Of Pints and Predators: Inside the U.K. Parliament’s Boozy Hangouts

LONDON — A plaque on a wall at the Sports and Social Club, a dingy and stuffy bar located next to garbage cans in the basement of the Houses of Parliament in London, reads: “The Code of the Man Cave. What happens here stays here! Violators will be shot — survivors will be shot again.”<p>That jokey …

World News

What has happened to the Damian Green investigation? - BBC News

Reuters<p>It was meant to give a quick verdict. But what's happened to the investigation into Damian Green, the prime minister's number two?<p>It's being carried out by Sue Gray, one of the most powerful officials in Whitehall, who has the unenviable role of determining how serious ministers' …

Damian Green

Brexit is getting messy and the UK is facing a political crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> British Prime Minister Theresa May has lost two Cabinet ministers in the last two weeks, and the future of a third rests with an ongoing investigation into his conduct. A fourth is at the center of a growing diplomatic row with Iran.<p>This sense of crisis would hamper a government at the best …

Brexit

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un 'a madman' and 'massive threat' to Britain says new Defence Secretary - Mirror Online

Kim Jong-Un is a "madman" who poses a "massive threat" to Britain, the new Defence Secretary has said.<p>Gavin Williamson was appointed last week after …

North Korea

The counter-cultural revolution in the West

Harvey Weinstein [File photo]<p>Something remarkable is happening in the West. In recent days, there's been a witch hunt in both the U.S. and the U.K., …

News (China)

British-born Isil fighters must be killed by drone, new Defence Secretary says

The new Defence Secretary has said British-born Isil fighters should be killed by drone.<p>Gavin Williamson said it was necessary to stop people who have joined the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria from returning to the UK.<p>"They are going to inflict more and more harm on our country, so does that …

News

Sexual Abuse Victims Are Shamed, Bullied And Ignored Into Silence

After reading Ronan Farrow's recent article in the New Yorker, titled Harvey Weinstein's Army of Spies, I'm filled with great sadness.In his Nov. 6 …

Feminism

British ministers rally around Foreign Secretary Johnson over Iran

LONDON (Reuters) - British ministers rallied around Boris Johnson on Sunday, saying the foreign secretary was doing a “great job” and had no reason to resign over remarks that critics say may prompt Iran to extend the prison sentence of a jailed aid worker.<p>FILE PHOTO - Boris Johnson attends an …

Brexit

Up to 40 Tory MPs now ready to sign letter of no confidence in Theresa May

Up to 40 Conservative MPs are now said to be prepared to sign a letter of no confidence in Theresa May.<p>The number has increased in recent weeks, …

Brexit

Sean Hannity fans call for boycott as sponsors pull ads

#BoycottKeurig trends after coffee company announces it will stop advertising on Fox News show after host's defense of Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore<p>Fans of Sean Hannity have called for a boycott of Keurig after the coffee machine company joined at least two other companies to stop advertising …

Damian Green

There’s a very nasty smell coming from the back of Mrs May’s fridge

All governments decay. The distinguishing feature of this one is the rapidity of the rot<p>All organic matter is rotted by time. Bread grows mouldy. Cheese becomes stinky. Bananas turn black. Leaders go the same way. Decay is a fact of power. Prime ministers run out of ideas and road. They become …

Opinion

Forty Conservative MPs ready to oust May - Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) - Forty members of parliament from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party have agreed to sign a letter of no-confidence in her, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.<p>FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conferederation of British Industry's annual …

Brexit

This Shambolic Government Isn't Just in Chaos; It's Killing People

Enough is enough.<p>As ambitions and egos fight for power in a cabinet that increasingly resembles feeding time at the zoo, Theresa May’s government is a running joke of international proportions, finding its latest sideshow in the Priti Patel media circus. Of course, laughing is cathartic<i>.</i> And how …

Priti Patel

As Weinstein aftershocks hit Westminster, a watershed for British politics?

Women across Britain's political spectrum began speaking out about harassment by their male peers. Now, after a key minister's resignation and …

UK Politics

EU leaders preparing for total collapse of Theresa May’s government

<b>European Union leaders are bracing for the utter collapse of Theresa May’s government.</b><p>May, spectacularly weakened by her failure to secure a mandate …

Brexit

British vs. American press: A race to the bottom

If there’s one politician who can understand Donald Trump’s frustration with a wildly biased news media, it’s British Prime Minister Theresa May. Her country’s press is on an all-out campaign to force her resignation.<p>The assault began in June, when May called a snap election that barely kept her in …

Opinion

How Not To Get Fired: Lessons From Conservative MPs

International Development Secretary Priti Patel has handed in her resignation to Theresa May after she had several meetings with several high-ranking …

Referendums

Former Commons bar worker says she was 'sexually harassed by up to 30 MPs' over four years

A former bar manager who worked at the House of Lords has said she was sexually harassed by up to 30 MPs.<p>Alice Bailey, 25, who worked at Parliament's …

Steven Seagal

Wow, British Politics Is a Mess Right Now

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May passes a slogan whose letters have fallen off, after delivering her speech on the final day of the Conservative …

Brexit