Commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel has presented several radio and television programmes, and appeared on Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2006 he published 'Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution', and in 2000 stood as a candidate in the London Assembly elections.
Just look at the contribution Yashika Bageerathi might have made to Britain. I mean – obviously she had to be deported
03 April 2014 05:43 PM
The 19-year-old Mauritian caused so much chaos that hundreds rallied round to support her
Mark Steel: There just aren’t enough betting shops on Britain’s high streets. Let’s start converting cathedrals and A&E departments
27 March 2014 06:24 PM
Blokes huddled round a screen ooze fun fun fun like a Brazilian carnival
Really want to know what the bank thinks of you? You’ll find out when a cash machine gobbles up your card
20 March 2014 05:35 PM
It was one controlled by the Royal Bank of Scotland that got me
14 March 2014 07:51 PM
He achieved the sort of popular acclaim most politicians can only dream of – simply by sticking to his principles, says Mark Steel
Mark Steel: All those touchy-feely baristas need someone like Bob Crow fighting for their right to behave like normal people
13 March 2014 06:44 PM
If your hours are up and your wages frozen, at least you’re up to date with fashion
Mark Steel: Worried about what all the sugar in supermarket foods is doing to you? Don't be. At least it's not beef dripping
06 March 2014 06:27 PM
Sugar is in everything. Soon tap water will be flavoured with melted Yorkie bars
It’s no good, Dawkins. No one’s going to abandon religion because some atheist is banging on at them about science
27 February 2014 07:02 PM
Some people can’t accept that others are religious, even if they’re not doing any harm
20 February 2014 05:42 PM
The next thing you know the Scots will be told to go and find their own solar system
Maybe Nigel Lawson is right. There can’t be global warming, because isn’t it always colder at night?
14 February 2014 01:00 AM
It’s a method of argument perfected by disgruntled men in the corner of pubs
If his 2015 manifesto is going to feature a load of pledges he can’t stick to, shouldn’t Nick Clegg at least have some fun with it?
30 January 2014 07:10 PM
If it’s grown-up to ignore what you said to get elected, why have a campaign at all?
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence