Plus: A masturbatory act of self-indulgence on a grand scale. And: The backbone of a goldfish and the principles of a harridan.
Nothing muddles some minds or sharpens others like the dreamlike state of pre-redundancy.
Also: Welsh nationalists press the attack for destructive constitutional change; and Salmond puts a shot over Lib Dem bows with tuition fee monument.
From tuition fees to those Farage debates: the story of how my party went from Cleggmania to single digits in under five years.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Labour’s bungled City regulation helped cause the Great Recession. Here’s how we’re putting it right.
We need a system that will protect savers and the taxpayer without undermining the free markets on which Britain’s prosperity depends.
Plus: The irresistible Andrew Kennedy. Labour’s Rochester & Strood failure. Where’s a) Mo Ansar? b) Helen Grant c) The Bow Group? In praise of Andrew Neil. And: Lots of bad language
Also: NI police arrest twelve in anti-dissident raid; Lidl denies banning the Welsh language; and Scottish remembrance dogged by controversies.
There is still some fallout from the Away Day. The cabaret is always toe-curlingly embarrassing – and this year’s was no exception.
As our protectors fought for us a century ago, so their descendants defend us today.
96 years after World War I and 25 since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the time has come for Germany to increase defence spending.
It would be symbolic of our willingness to say to those abusers who think they are untouchable because they have power: “No, you are not.”
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.
The Conservatives are stronger in the new towns, weaker in some some suburbs and more concentrated in the South-East – the cause and effect of changes in the party.
Elle magazine’s attempt at tyranny by t-shirt is frightening.
Also: Salmond hints at Westminster comeback; Mandelson has “no regrets” on NIO amnesty letters; and Ann Clwyd faces reselection in Cynon Valley.