British politician Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980) inspects members of his British Union of Fascists in Royal Mint Street, London. Their presence sparked a riot which became known as the Battle of Cable Street. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)

Plans on how to regulate the British press industry have been delayed until later this month after a difficult meeting of the key players rejected the(...)

Inside the Daily Mail, most acknowledge – sotto voce, because one does not survive long there by challenging editor Paul Dacre – that last Saturday’s article, especially the “Enemy of Britain” headline, was a mistake. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Ed Miliband has trounced Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre. Such a pronouncement is rare, given the fear inside the political village of Westminster over t(...)

 Sunnybank, Chapelizod, Dublin 20

Alfred Harmsworth is best remembered as the man who revolutionised the British newspaper industry, wielded unmatched power “over the classes an(...)