Touching scenes from the Labour Party conference platform, as Jeremy Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell personally free a conference delegate — former Falmouth and Camborne MP Candy Atherton — after her electric wheelchair had lodged itself on AV equipment.
The award winning director of Wolf Hall has revealed his “shouting match” with a cabinet minister over Tory plans to “dismember” the BBC.
Having strongly briefed that “green surge” would be manifest in their “biggest ever” autumn conference, one might be forgiven for wondering why the Green Party can’t seem to fill the hall for a speech by their leader.
Breaking with tradition, the most offensive person at UKIP conference isn’t actually a member of UKIP for once:
UKIP loves nothing more than portraying itself as the libertarian antidote to top-down control freakery — letting it hang out and attributing all manner of car crashes to their intrinsically ‘grassroots’ approach or a ‘debate within the party’.
The Metropolitan Police dropped their investigation into a peer apparently filmed snorting cocaine without even bothering to interview him under caution.