Race-based sexual volcanoes are taking it a bit far, even if the Tories are trying on a bit of the UKIP look this week. Meanwhile, Wikileaks give us lulz, Winston Churchill gets put on fivers, and George Galloway says silly things. Or, as he calls them, things.
Maverick Respect MP George Galloway is to sue the National Union of Students (NUS) after the union branded him a "rape denier".
George Galloway adopted an uncompromising position on his Julian Assange statements yesterday, even as his political party fell apart around him.
Julian Assange says he expects to stay in Ecuador's embassy in London for up to a year, after diplomacy with Britain over his case resumed.
The allegations against Julian Assange would not be considered rape in Latin America, the president of Ecuador said yesterday.
Britain would be committing "diplomatic suicide" if it tried to enter Ecuador's embassy, the country's president warned overnight.
Britain's efforts to open up new markets for trade in South America were rocked by the Julian Assange case yesterday, after a meeting of regional foreign ministers united against "threats" from the UK.
The UK believes it is still a great empire. It must finally reach the 21st century.
Julian Assange looked serene defiant today after he gave a speech on a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy, in a move which drew comparisons to Evita Peron.
Britain's refusal to grant Julian Assange safe passage out of the UK means the diplomatic standoff over the Wikileaks founder's fate continues.
Read William Hague's statement on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in full.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been granted asylum by Ecuador, the country's foreign minister Ricardo Patino confirmed today.
The Assange standoff at the Ecuadorian embassy suggests that things haven't changed much since a century or more ago, when our preferred method of resolving a diplomatic dispute was to send in a gunboat or two.
Julian Assange has refused to acknowledge an extradition notice, saying his asylum plea to Ecuador takes precedence over it.
Julian Assange's appeal for asylum from the Ecuadorian embassy in London was bolstered by famous left-wing figures in the US last night.
Ecuador's ambassador to the UK has flown back to her home country for high-level talks on the status of Julian Assange.
The champion of freedom of information is now the master of disinformation.
The strange story of Julian Assange took another unpredictable twist yesterday when the Wikileaks founder turned up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London and claimed asylum.
The Supreme Court has voted by 5-2 to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden to answer questions about an alleged sexual assault.
Julian Assange won a significant victory in his battle against extradition to Sweden today, after judges allowed him to appeal directly to the supreme court.
Julian Assange faces extradition to Sweden, after his appeal was rejected by the high court.
Life in London is very similar to that under Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said yesterday.