Labour MPs who want to depose Jeremy Corbyn have hailed Mr Benn as the king over the water they have lacked
Hilary Benn is this age’s Churchill. His eloquence rivals Winston’s. He is as bright as his late dad, Tony Benn.
The shadow foreign secretary appeared to change his mind
Mr Salmond was criticised for the comments by Tony Benn's granddaughter
The MP defied his own leader to speak in favour of British intervention in Syria
The shadow Foreign Secretary says that, after Paris, the emphasis must be on peace talks and helping refugees
The party's annual conference last month voted not to support military action in Syria without the authorisation of the UN
Hilary Benn said he stood by and was proud of Labour’s vote in Parliament last year to recognise the country
Officials working for Tory minister Eric Pickles have been accused of an extraordinary attempt to suppress internal government emails – on the grounds that publishing such correspondence could lead to unwelcome “political and media exposure”.
New homes should be built with storage areas for wheelie bins to end the scourge of “bin-blighted” streets in England, the Communities Secretary has said.
Clarke also agreed with David Cameron's view that the party contained 'fruitcakes and closet racists'
Coalition planning reforms which will be voted on tonight are a “recipe for community disharmony”, a Conservative MP leading a rebellion against the changes warned today.
Young voters have been consistently let down by mainstream political parties. Has the Labour leader done enough to win them round?
I'm not entirely sad to say that Piers Morgan's problems haven't gone away just yet. And nor, I imagine, have those of the once-married Heather Mills and Paul McCartney. In 2006, Morgan wrote of having heard a touching voicemail left for Mills by McCartney after an argument. So touching was said voicemail, claims the bothersome blogger Guido Fawkes, that Piers played it to the Mirror newsroom so that any Beatles-loving colleagues might share the moment when Macca warbled "We Can Work It Out" to his wife.
As the new political term begins, our parliamentary sketch writer, Simon Carr, casts his vote for the faces who'll be making the headlines this year