Diane Abbott

MICHAEL WHITE looks at how public contempt for politicians is increasingly mutual towards the public.

The Corporation is facing one of the most severe tests in its history, says John Kampfner. And in vital areas it is failing it is not meeting the challenge.

RACHEL JOHNSON on her encounter with shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and receiving Christmas cards too early.

A video of Theresa May mocked up as a Deal Or No Deal contestant has gone viral on social media.

As a leader, the German chancellor provided the moral compass for a continent, says ZOE WILLIAMS. We will all miss her

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

Since suffering a burglary, EMMA JONES has turned detective to get her belongings back. But when she receives a WhatsApp message things take a dark turn.

A new musical imagining the alt-right personality's fictional murder has plenty to say about hate speech and polarised opinions, says MARTIN McQUILLAN. But is she worth the attention?

Labour's position on illegal immigrants sums up the contradictions tying Labour in knots over Brexit, writes Graham Milne...

Sajid Javid is the new home secretary after Amber Rudd was forced to quit amid the fallout from the Windrush scandal.

MICHAEL WHITE on gathering storms for vunerable May while Corbyn catches the mood

Jeremy Corbyn having sacked Owen Smith, the leader of the opposition is now closer to the government on Brexit than to a majority of Labour MPs, and a vast majority of the members he claims to listen to.

It's hard to keep up with all these claims of plots and counter-plots swirling around the political system, isn't it?

In dangerous times, the Labour leader needs to work harder or give way, argues MICHAEL WHITE.

I love it when Boris Johnson talks dirty in order to get some attention.

Senior Labour figures have clashed over whether there should be a second referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union.

We used to be a mild-mannered people. Now random spite is the cornerstone of our crumbling culture

Suddenly he is everyone's favourite Uncle Jeremy - a man on the threshhold of power. Next time he may be unlucky enough to win

The debate that never happened, the mauling at the hands of snarling interviewers and numerous car-crash moments ... Television has both shaped and scarred the election campaign

This has been a dreadful campaign, as shallow and mean-spirited in its way as the Brexit campaign last summer, its proximate cause.

Twitter lefties and a missing Brexit election: Our (Brexiteer) diarist Iain Dale records a new election week

What would happen if Theresa and the rest of Team May have got it all wrong?

Disagreements, defectors, election speak: Our (Brexiteer) diarist Iain Dale records a new election week

Why May, Corbyn and Junker are the villains who will ensure we all lose.

This is an election like no other. Labour candidates saying there is no way their leader can win; the Tories insisting he can

We pick out the worst Leavers of a week in which people came together and united behind the opportunities which lie ahead. Probably.

Follow The New European's live reactions to the BBC's topical debate broadcast from Gillingham on April 6

Romanticism always outshines stoicism, but the cavaliers left a terrible mess behind, says Michael White

Jeremy Corbyn thinks we overdid the control freakery, says Labour's spin doctor, but he must realise - after that flawed relaunch - that voters need to know exactly what you stand for

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