Like almost all fathers, there was nothing but pride there
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
The shadow foreign secretary won applause from all sides of the House of Commons for his impassioned speech in favour of air strikes
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
Conservative councils build only half as much affordable and social housing
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'
These units do a tremendously important job - let's not forget that
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.