If Monday’s Commons debate was post-Leveson showdown lite, today’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee hearing was the real thing. We had Max Mosley, who famously won a 2008 court action against the (late) News of the World after it turned over his private life. And we had at least three Tory MPs who could barely contain their fury at Hacked Off’s starring role in the Ed Miliband-hosted talks which secured the cross-party regulation deal with David Cameron.
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Thursday 21 January 2010
Saturday 02 January 2010
Sunday 06 December 2009
David Cameron last night insisted that he was "not the slightest bit embarrassed" about attending Eton, amid claims that senior Tories are hiding details of their private school backgrounds in the face of growing attacks on "privilege" by the Labour Party.
Friday 04 December 2009
Wednesday 14 October 2009
Ten members of David Cameron's shadow Cabinet agreed last night to repay a total of £17,430 in expenses after being accused of over-claiming by an independent audit.
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
The Tory mischief-maker Alan Duncan was the source of considerable hand-wringing among his colleagues over the summer, following the release of a covertly filmed video in which he joked that MPs had been forced to "live on rations" since the expenses scandal and were "treated like shit". The videographer had form, having previously broken into Duncan's garden and dug a £1 coin into his lawn.
Friday 10 July 2009
Key details of MPs' outside earnings remained a secret last night, despite new rules designed to boost transparency in Westminster coming into force.
Friday 03 July 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
David Cameron announced today that all of his shadow ministers would give up their second jobs by the end of the year.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Monday 18 May 2009
Thursday 14 May 2009
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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