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Late in PM’s Questions the (very) right-wing Tory backbencher Peter Bone rose to deliver his magisterial verdict on Nick Clegg’s substitution for the absent David Cameron. “Hasn’t the acting Prime Minister been outstanding today?” he asked, adding that “anyone listening on the radio” would have thought it was Cameron himself. (This wasn’t a huge compliment since Bone is hardly the PM’s greatest fan). But then the only half-sarcastic pay-off: “I think that the Right Hon Gentleman is turning into a Tory.”

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Miriam O'Reilly has won her landmark victory against the BBC after a two-year court case

Ex-Countryfile presenter and ageism campaigner Miriam O’Reilly to stand as Labour MP

Miriam O’Reilly, the former BBC Countryfile presenter who successfully took the corporation to an employment tribunal after being dropped from its flagship rural affairs show, is to seek election as a Labour MP.

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Improved press regulation is important, but what has been going on for the last few weeks is the tiresome zealotry of the self-righteous

Fleet Street editors call for charitable trust to oversee new independent newspaper watchdog

Fleet Street editors are calling for a special charitable trust to be set up to oversee the new independent newspaper watchdog demanded by Lord Justice Leveson.

Now Labour shows the strain over gay marriage

Labour tensions over gay marriage have surfaced as MPs attacked the Government’s plans for same-sex weddings and shadow ministers clashed over their tactics on the issue.

“It is interesting to note that the shyness and reticence that previously overcame the Hon Member for Shipley have now been successfully overcome.”

In letting Clegg public disagree with Cameron, Speaker Bercow proved his reforming credentials

Our diarist on a day of drama for journalists covering the Leveson Report

Danny Alexander embraces 'ginger rodent' nickname as he attends launch of beer named in his honour

Danny Alexander MP has celebrated the launch of Ginger Rodent beer which shares the moniker fired at him as an insult by a Labour opponent.

Jimmy Savile: Asked by the Radio 1 controller about the rumours, he is said to have replied: “That’s all nonsense.”

Police 'did not link' Jimmy Savile claims

Abuse allegations made against Jimmy Savile while he was alive could have been linked to show “a pattern of behaviour”, Scotland Yard's commissioner said today.

'I don't Blame page 3 girls for posing' says de Piero

Young women who pose for topless pictures – like the Page 3 Girls in The Sun – should not be blamed for it, Ms de Piero said.

The Prime Minister avoided questions over private emails between him and the former News International chief executive, Rebekah Brooks

'It stinks of a cover-up': David Cameron sidesteps email cache questions

Cameron refuses to give further details on Brooks correspondence in reply to Labour deputy leader

Pressure grows on David Cameron to release 'secret' Rebekah Brooks emails

Labour says Downing Street must show there is no cover-up over News Corp messages

More than 40 people have now said they were abused by Jimmy Savile

Independent Jimmy Savile investigation not ruled out, says Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg has not ruled out backing an independent inquiry into allegations surrounding Jimmy Savile.

Amol Rajan: Could it be that Mitt is not such a mutt after all?

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Gordon Brown accused the Sun of carrying out a vendetta against him during his last years as Prime Minister.

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