20th March 2014
Alleged Nigel Evans rape victim warned he would ‘get Nigelled’
3:16 PM — A university student who alleges former deputy speaker Nigel Evans raped him was warned by colleagues he would "get Nigelled" before going to his home, Preston Crown Court has heard.
19th March 2014
Court told Nigel Evans sexually abused man in Westminster kitchen
5:53 PM — A man who claims Nigel Evans sexually abused him in a darkened kitchen at Westminster told two MPs about the alleged attack, a jury hears.
17th March 2014
Tory Vice Chair: Sexual assault allegations against Nigel Evans were ‘out of character’
5:04 PM — Conservative Party Vice Chairman Michael Fabricant has described sexual assault allegations against MP Nigel Evans as "out of character".
14th March 2014
MP Nigel Evans pays tribute to the ‘legendary’ Tony Benn 5
1:57 PM — Nigel Evans has paid tribute to veteran Labour politician Tony Benn who has died at the age of 88.
13th March 2014
Court told man woke up to find MP Nigel Evans’ hands ‘all over him’
4:13 PM — A man woke up to find MP Nigel Evans' "hands all over him", a court has heard.
12th March 2014
Tory MP Conor Burns told Nigel Evans to spend less time with Commons researchers
2:25 PM — Conor Burns has become the first MP to give evidence for the prosecution in the trial of MP Nigel Evans.
11th March 2014
Man claims MP Nigel Evans placed hand down trousers in ‘drunken over-familiarity’ in Soho pub
3:59 PM — A man who alleges he was indecently assaulted by Nigel Evans told a court the MP put his hand down his trousers twice during a night out in Soho.
10th March 2014
MP Nigel Evans denies raping university student
6:41 PM — A court has heard allegations that Nigel Evans raped a university student at his home.
Jury told Nigel Evans assaulted man inside parliamentary bar
5:08 PM — A jury has heard MP Nigel Evans allegedly indecently assaulted a man in a parliamentary bar - and also another man at the Conservative Party conference in 2003.
Court told MP Nigel Evans ‘pressed his sexual attentions on younger men’
3:10 PM — The trial of Nigel Evans, former deputy speaker of the House of Commons, has begun with the prosecution outlining its case against the MP.
Sex offences trial of MP Nigel Evans set to begin
10:34 AM — Nigel Evans, the former deputy speaker of the House of Commons, will go on trial today accused of sexual offences against seven men.
5th March 2014
Secondary equal marriage legislation passes House of Commons 21
7:04 PM — The secondary legislation needed for same-sex marriages to commence in England and Wales has passed the House of Commons.
1st March 2014
Anti-gay marriage MP’s bill for ‘Margaret Thatcher Day’ fails 32
2:59 PM — Conservative MP Peter Bone, a staunch equal marriage opponent, seemingly isn't having a very good week.
21st February 2014
Twenty years ago today MPs voted to lower the age of consent for gay men to 18 4
4:23 PM — It’s exactly twenty years since the House of Commons voted on Edwina Currie's amendment to lower the age of consent for men who have sex with men
10th February 2014
Speaker John Bercow to give evidence at rape trial of former deputy speaker Nigel Evans
1:39 PM — The Speaker of the Commons, John Bercow, is to be a prosecution witness during the trial of former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans.
4th February 2014
Lesbian human rights activist Amy Lamé standing for selection as Labour party candidate
11:27 AM — Lesbian human rights activist, writer, and broadcaster Amy Lamé has announced she will be standing for selection as the Labour Party candidate for Dulwich and West Norwood.
24th January 2014
MP Nigel Evans pleads not guilty to sex charges
5:51 PM — Former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans denies committing sexual offences against seven men at a pretrial hearing.
23rd January 2014
MP Nigel Evans due in court on Friday over sex charges
2:56 PM — Former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans is due to appear at Preston Crown Court on Friday for a pre-trial hearing in relation to several sexual assault charges.
17th January 2014
Gordon Birtwistle who said ‘gay marriage is just not on’, hopeful for Lib Dem deputy leadership 25
4:09 PM — A hopeful in the running for Lib Dem deputy leadership Gordon Birtwistle previously expressed his strong opposition to same-sex marriage.
15th November 2013
Youth Parliament debates need for ‘zero tolerance’ of homophobic bullying 2
6:03 PM — Members of the Youth Parliament have debated the scourge of homophobic bullying in Britain’s schools.