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.
08 March 2013 12:00 AM
Millions are upset about bankers and Murdoch, which ought to translate into Labour support. Instead Ed Miliband comes across as an inoffensive Sellotape salesman
27 February 2013 10:13 AM
The idea that Lincoln was the consummate modern political compromiser has to answer one awkward fact: he abolished slavery
19 February 2013 04:45 PM
If this is the politics of envy, you can count me in
18 February 2013 02:08 PM
The anger so many feel at this Government's austerity policies needs an outlet. So we're coming together to protest around the country
12 February 2013 05:59 PM
Sussex University has decided to go private - and the students aren't happy
05 February 2013 07:05 PM
Europol say hundreds of football matches have been fixed by betting syndicates - this is great news for football fans; it's so much fairer than the current system
29 January 2013 08:13 PM
I’m sure Lord Freud would love the chance to swap just one of his eight bedrooms in his comfy mansion for a single sofa
22 January 2013 05:45 PM
The Government would like the 1972 building workers strike to stay buried. Bad luck for them that one of the strikers went on to become a household name
15 January 2013 07:23 PM
When politicians who believe everyone is middle class see vast decaying housing estates, they must think someone’s having a giant dinner party with a Victorian theme.
08 January 2013 07:41 PM
Football is only a reflection of that society - and that doesn't say much about us
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'