Plus: Loud sounds from Tom Watson. Pig noises from Craig Oliver. And: Come and hear me make a fool of myself in Manchester on Sunday.
Some British socialists are so allergic to their own country that they will take up the cause of republican bombers and jihadi murderers.
Also: Jones engulfed by transparency row; SDLP face leadership challenge; Carmichael faces election court; and UKIP brace for Welsh success.
The Russian scheme has a major, obvious flaw: the Syrian regime is mostly fighting not ISIS, but other armed groups.
There’s a lot of focus on Corbyn’s personality and Labour’s policies. But it’s worth taking an exacting look at the condition of the party on the ground.
This book is a serious work. It is certainly far more than its serialisable parts, as those who read the entire 600 pages will no doubt confirm.
Also: Dugdale set out to learn from Labour’s Welsh ‘success’; Villiers unveils Ulster terrorist investigation committee; SNP MSP attacks ‘subservient’ colleagues; and more.
Four things have surprised me during my recent weeks in the country.
The vulnerable are hurt most when states borrow too much and go bankrupt.
Ernst Stavro Blofeld – if he existed – would no doubt have raised an expensive glass of schnapps to Comrade Corbyn, from the avuncular gloom of his volcano base.
Plus: The Australian Liberals should have gone for Julie Bishop. Joe Pike’s Project Fear. And: Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Cyber Corbynistas?
By any measure, those who declare they would vote to Remain “under all circumstances” are the holders of an extreme position.
Parliament will soon debate intervention in the conflict – we need a clear idea of what we can do.
Plus: We need to care more for our candidates post-election. And: A recruiting brainwave from Conor Burns.
Boff was, well, Boff. Greenhalgh never really sparked. And Goldsmith was, frankly, all over the place.