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.
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
22 August 2013 05:47 PM
The MP obviously took it too far by meeting a bloke with dreadlocks who lives up trees
15 August 2013 06:51 PM
Maybe the shadow cabinet have converted to a branch of Buddhism? The only time they've tried to appear decisive, was when they got into an argument with Unite
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to when the monarchy was popular; we’ve gone back past Victorian times when the rise of democracy made royalty seem outdated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
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