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.
Godfrey Bloom was repeatedly asked if his remarks were 'offensive' - but isn't that charge a bit weak?
08 August 2013 06:21 PM
His language wasn’t in any way insulting, he kept repeating, because “as far as I know there’s no such place as Bongo Bongo Land”. It may be that he’s missed the point
25 July 2013 04:55 PM
We haven’t just gone back 20 years to when the monarchy was popular; we’ve gone back past Victorian times when the rise of democracy made royalty seem outdated
18 July 2013 06:29 PM
So the genius of the legal system is that the case focussed on the way Trayvon Martin should have reacted when pursued by a neighbourhood watch official with a gun
11 July 2013 06:20 PM
Vince Cable has assured us a privatised Royal Mail would maintain all its services. Of course it will, because making a profit will hardly figure in their plans at all.
08 July 2013 12:43 AM
He seduced us with a combination of sporting ability and endearing humility
04 July 2013 06:46 PM
Back in the 1930s, millions of people were out of work because they all forgot to be self-reliant
27 June 2013 06:19 PM
The usual response to anyone who questions the police is: “The innocent have nothing to fear.” How much more sodding innocent can you get than Doreen Lawrence?
20 June 2013 06:36 PM
Maybe it was his ability to convey humanity that made Tony Soprano so powerful to watch
13 June 2013 07:10 PM
If a case revolves around an M6 bottleneck, who better to hire than Eddie Stobart?
06 June 2013 07:10 PM
It’s daft enough that the Tories are scared of Labour; but Labour is scared of itself, too
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo