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.
07 December 2011 12:00 AM
30 November 2011 12:00 AM
Michael Gove believes the strikers want 'mothers to give up a day's work or pay for childcare'
23 November 2011 12:00 AM
16 November 2011 12:00 AM
09 November 2011 12:00 AM
Joe Frazier's problem was that his most celebrated opponent was much more than a boxer
02 November 2011 12:00 AM
The mistake that the pessimists make is in seeing each of us solely as consumers
26 October 2011 03:00 AM
19 October 2011 10:00 AM
Now Liam Fox has gone, maybe the next one to resign should be Chris Huhne, the Secretary of State for Energy, on the grounds that's he's pointless. After meeting the energy companies his statement on rising energy bills was that we should check to see if we're paying the cheapest rate, and maybe change to a different company if we're not.
19 October 2011 12:00 AM
Huhne will deal with electricity prices by saying he's hoping for a mild winter
12 October 2011 10:00 AM
The difficulty with being a government minister must be phrasing a statement so that it can't be misinterpreted, as it might then appear you've been dishonest in some way. So it's helpful that the Government has introduced new guidelines to prevent this, by establishing that ministers can make up whatever they like.
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