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.
Of course you don’t need qualified teachers in free schools. Or qualified brain surgeons, for that matter
31 October 2013 07:04 PM
It's obvious that the more you leave our enterprises unregulated the better they do
24 October 2013 05:45 PM
If the US was tapping Berlusconi, it could charge people to listen and wipe out its debt
17 October 2013 06:07 PM
US republicans have shown a new way to govern – by giving up on winning elections
11 October 2013 12:00 AM
Mind your back garden! The Communists are on the loose!
03 October 2013 07:03 PM
They must have worked out that creating no extra houses will result in there not being any more houses
26 September 2013 06:15 PM
If energy companies are asked to get by on £6bn a year, they might as well not bother
19 September 2013 07:13 PM
Some people object that we couldn’t have known that Assad would turn out like this
12 September 2013 07:28 PM
Don't worry about grammatical errors in a police statement. They’ll change it anyway
05 September 2013 06:34 PM
The next trial is in Harrogate, the spa town with the lowest number of unemployed in Yorkshire. It’s like testing a raincoat by taking it on holiday to Saudi Arabia
29 August 2013 07:03 PM
Funny how the kind of people who would have been totally opposed to the civil rights leader 50 years ago now want to claim him as their hero
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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