Nadine Dorries

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Backlash:  Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. said  the lack of female  guest presenters on Have I Got News For You is because they do not want the job. Photograph:  Ian West/PA Wire

BBC quiz captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton have faced a backlash over claims female politicians were too reticent and modest to host Have I Got News(...)

Password sharing: Nadine Dorries tweeted after pornography was found on the office PC of Theresa May’s deputy, Damian Green. Photograph: Twitter

In the absurdity sweepstakes this has been a winning week for the United Kingdom. I am not talking about the ways in which Brexit discussions seem to (...)

The prime minster said she would not ‘hide from the challenge’ when asked about the foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Theresa May has suggested she is prepared to demote Boris Johnson in a signal of strength after Downing Street successfully deflected an attempted cou(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron with a campaigner for Britain to remain in the EU, in London on Monday. Cameron may remember this referendum as the beginning of the end of a premiership that should have lasted quite a bit longer. Photograph: Yui Mok/AFP/Getty Images

With Cormac McCarthy’s flair for stylised violence, a Conservative MP told the Sunday Times that he longs to stab British prime minister David Cameron(...)

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and prime minister David Cameron greet crowds at the ‘Remain’ battle bus campaign at Froebel College of the University of Roehampton. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Weeks after he accused London’s mayor Sadiq Khan of being too close to extremists, David Cameron has joined forces with the Labour politician to call (...)

British Labour MP Tristram Hunt: ‘I obviously meant no offence to nuns.’ Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Tristram Hunt, the British Labour MP who could be the next education secretary at Westminster after the May election, is facing mounting criticism for(...)

Nadine Dorries: “I spent time in the fabulous Museum of Country Life in Mayo when researching Hide Her Name and my third book, The Ballymara Road”

What was the first book to make an impression on you? Although I read from a very young age, the first books to make a huge impact on me were w(...)

INadine Dorries on I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Her new novel Hide Her Name is largely set on the windy west coast and in a convent laundry, masquerading as a mother and baby home

I have always known that my Irish heritage made my childhood special. Born and raised on a Liverpool council estate in the 1960s, my school term times(...)

MP Nadine Dorries drew criticism in 2012 for going on the reality show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! The stereotypical Irish characters in her debut novel may draw some more: “Jerry was an Irishman. He might have been about to have sex for the first time in almost two years, he might have been angry and have lost all reason, but he wasn’t going to spill the Guinness.” Photograph: PA
I’m an MP, get me into print
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  • April 8, 2014, 12:29

The much-maligned saga genre, made famous by Catherine Cookson and focusing on the hard-knock lives of working-class families in the north of E(...)

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British prime minister David Cameron has been accused of shifting British politics sharply to the right with plans to restrict rights enjoyed b(...)

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