Former MEP claims Nigel Farage is to blame for failing to vet candidates with far-right links
TV comedian Lee Nelson has withdrawn his nomination to stand in the South Shields by-election.
The news that Margaret Thatcher’s old nemesis, Michael Heseltine, will be at her funeral is an excuse to replay the story that the Tory MP Conor Burns told the Commons a couple of years ago.
An increasing number of people are learning the hard lesson that whatever goes up on the internet stays there. The latest is the high-flying Labour MP Chuka Umunna who joined an online club called ASmallWorld when he was 27 years old, and posted a lament about the trouble he was having finding somewhere cool to go out for the evening in London’s West End, when all the venues seemed to be full of “trash and C-list wannabes.”
Decision to move to New York to work for charity will mean by-election in South Shields constituency and disappointment for Blairites who hoped return would boost Labour's election chances
Retailer HMV has announced it will close 66 shops nationwide.
Lifetime achievement: Sebastian Coe
Before the Kate Middleton effect had retailers chasing their tale to cater to the middle market, another Kate had the ability to send shoppers stampeding. A certain Miss Moss must in part take credit for the recent revival of British brand Barbour after the supermodel wore one of the brand's signature jackets to Glastonbury in 2009.
Whatever happened to compassion asks Peter Dunn
Emerging from the heyday of the British big bands as one of its most admired instrumentalists, Eddie Mordue went on to become a highly successful session player, at home in every musical genre.
Working-class camaraderie, Fifties middle-class suburbia and the complications of life in the upper-classes
Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson has no intention of leaving the club during the summer.
Slight stand-up Simon Amstell has again turned his lashing tongue to the abuse of a music-based national treasure.
Ed Miliband held out the prospect of a return to frontline politics for his older brother, David, last night, admitting that the quality of Labour's top team had been hit hard by the departure of a "massive talent" to the back benches.
Labour leader Ed Miliband left the door open for his elder brother David to return to the party's front line today after the former foreign secretary dramatically announced he was quitting the shadow cabinet.
After spending four agonising days pondering whether or not to take up a place in his younger brother's Shadow Cabinet, an unguarded comment during the new Labour leader's speech yesterday has added a last-minute twist to David Miliband's imminent decision over his political future.