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  1. Ed’s safe

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    Faced with characteristically impatient questioning by John Humphrys this morning, David Miliband said of his brother Ed: “I am happy to say he is the best man to lead Labour into the next election.” The comments, on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, may have been forced by Humphrys’s grilling. But...
  2. PMQs: Miliband’s dilemma

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    David Cameron and Ed Miliband clashed in a strangely subdued pre-election round of prime minister’s questions yesterday, hours before the polls opened for the first major electoral test since the government’s formation and Labour elected its new leader. Bizarrely, the opposition leader opted not to exploit the coalition’s dangerous divisions...
  3. In fact

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    In the year 2008-09, 84.4 per cent of the programmes shown on BBC3 were repeats. The Telegraph, 28th April 2010 The soft drink Fanta was invented in Nazi Germany, to replace Coca-Cola after Pearl Harbor ended its import to the country. Slate, 5th August 2010 In Britain, only 18 teachers...


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