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  • This is a 21st century version of fascism’ – Michael Moore on Trump and his new documentary

    The documentary maker Michael Moore has a new film out on Friday about Donald Trump. Fahrenheit 11/9 is an account of why America ended up with Trump as President. In fact Moore thinks Trump will be re-elected, unless America’s silent majority – the ones who don’t vote – can be mobilised to stop what he believes is a march…

  • 16 Oct 2018

    In the face of a barrage of accusations that he wasn’t the right person to lead a House of Commons free of bullying and harassment, the Speaker John Bercow remains in place, at least for now.

  • It’s two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi vanished from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul leaving his fiancee waiting outside. President Trump has sent his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia, where he was assured a full investigation is under way, but no confirmation that the kingdom will blame “rogue elements” for Mr Khashoggi’s murder, a theory already floated…

  • Pressure is building on the government to stop the roll-out of universal credit, as a leaked document suggests more radical changes to the benefit might be needed to mitigate its impact on vulnerable claimants. The government says it will publish plans for the next stage of universal credit in due course, though another delay to…

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