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Interview: Nicholas Soames compares Brexiteers to an Alsatian that must be kicked “really hard in the balls”
He regrets the resignation of IDS, condemns Liam Fox, and says the press has grotesquely exaggerated the Government’s difficulties.
The Defence Minister, and MP for Portsmouth North, is backing Brexit, and knows how to make a splash.
The Chancellor was a commanding figure, Jeremy Corbyn could do nothing to spoil things for him, and Andrew Tyrie will now check whether the figures add up.
The Republic of Ireland shows how a nation state can transform its economic prospects for the better
This astonishing success story has not yet attracted the attention it deserves.
The Prime Minister seized the moral high ground by condemning “segregated political meetings”.
Corbyn did not dare allude to Conservative divisions over Europe, for fear the Prime Minister would point to Labour divisions over almost everything.
Profile: Vidkun Quisling – whose name is flung at Eurosceptics who support Cameron. And who was once awarded a CBE.
At school, he was considered a genius. As a staff officer, brilliant. As an aid worker, altruistic. But then he fell in with Hitler.
But Samantha Cameron and Marina Wheeler have proved less forthcoming than Rachel Johnson and Sarah Vine.
The Prime Minister brought the House down by pointing out that the Labour leader does not wear a proper suit.
In the 1975 referendum, the press campaigned for, and got, a yes vote. What will its influence be this time?
Out on the campaign trail, the Tory mayoral candidate displays a steely determination to prove that Sadiq Khan cannot be trusted.
The Leader of the Opposition was lazy, limp and lacklustre. Labour must be able to do better than this.
The Mayor of London will not admit it, but he is likely to vote to remain in the European Union.
As the Prime Minister took questions on his EU deal, only Jacob Rees-Mogg managed to disturb his equanimity.