11th May 2014
Russian MP: Conchita Wurst winning Eurovision is ‘the end of Europe’ 98
3:18 PM — A Russian MP has claimed that Austrian drag artist Conchita Wurst winning Eurovision is "the end of Europe".
8th May 2014
Alice Arnold: UKIP’s selection of ‘homophobe’ Roger Helmer personifies the party’s ‘extremism’ 8
11:43 AM — Broadcaster Alice Arnold says she’s deeply concerned by the homophobic views of UKIP’s Roger Helmer.
28th April 2014
Tory whip restored to MP Nigel Evans 9
1:49 PM — The Conservative whip has been restored to MP Nigel Evans, his Westminster office has confirmed.
21st April 2014
India: Trans woman runs for parliament as independent anti-corruption candidate 2
4:56 PM — An Indian trans woman has become the first ever to run for a seat in parliament, as an independent candidate.
17th April 2014
Nigel Evans: ‘I have never been in a proper relationship but I would like to marry’ 16
4:09 PM — MP Nigel Evans has spoken for the first time about his desire to settle down and marry.
15th April 2014
Tory in ‘sex party’ expenses row ‘banned’ from standing as 2015 parliamentary candidate 4
2:53 PM — The former head of a Tory research unit has been banned from standing as a party candidate at the 2015 general election, having been accused of using public money to fund a sex party.
14th April 2014
Nigel Evans rejects Channel 4 News ‘Sexminster’ image of Parliament 3
12:31 PM — MP Nigel Evans says that he does not recognise the "Sexminster" image of late night boozing and inappropriate sexual behaviour in Parliament, recently depicted in a report by Channel 4 News.
10th April 2014
David Cameron: ‘It is hard to imagine the relief that Nigel Evans must be feeling’
5:25 PM — The Prime Minister has suggested MP Nigel Evans could retake the Tory whip, following his acquittal on all rape and sexual assault charges.
Nigel Evans: It’s been 11 months of hell and nothing will ever been the same again 19
3:52 PM — MP Nigel Evans has made a brief statement following his acquittal on all rape and sexual assault charges.
MP Nigel Evans cleared of rape and sexual assault charges 1
2:34 PM — Former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has been cleared of rape and all other sexual assault charges.
Jury in Nigel Evans sex abuse trial sent out to consider verdict
12:10 PM — The jury in the sex abuse trial of former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has retired to consider its verdict.
7th April 2014
Court told MP Nigel Evans was an ‘old fool’ but not a rapist
4:24 PM — Nigel Evans may be guilty of "over-friendly and inappropriate behaviour" while drunk, but not sexual assault, the MP’s defence lawyer has said.
6th April 2014
Kuwait: Parliamentary panel offers to ‘help gays and cross-dressers end their suffering’ 25
9:58 PM — A National Assembly panel in Kuwait has offered to 'end the suffering' of gay people and cross-dressers.
3rd April 2014
Ann Widdecombe: Nigel Evans is ‘truthful, considerate, kind and gentle’
7:09 PM — Testimonials from a whole series of Westminster figures, including former MP Ann Widdecombe, have been read out in court at the trial of former deputy speaker Nigel Evans.
1st April 2014
Nigel Evans: ‘You’re trying to make me out to be a cross between Alan Clark, Oscar Wilde and Benny Hill’
5:00 PM — MP Nigel Evans has denied that he is "lecherous" during heated exchanges in court.
MP Nigel Evans tells sexual assault trial: ‘There is no fool like an old fool’
10:44 AM — MP Nigel Evans has told a jury he made a pass at a young Westminster worker but did not sexually assault him.
31st March 2014
Equal marriage means every gay Tory MP should now come out, says Telegraph columnist 16
4:08 PM — Commenting on the resignation of Conservative MP Mark Menzies as a PPS, The Telegraph's Toby Young says it's time for all gay MPs to come out.
26th March 2014
Nigel Evans: Man who accused me of sexual assault is a ‘Machiavellian’ liar
5:57 PM — Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans described a man who he is accused of sexually assaulting as a "Machiavellian” liar and “a real mess”, a court has been told.
25th March 2014
MP Nigel Evans: Sex with 22-year-old gay man was consensual
4:43 PM — MP Nigel Evans told detectives he was "staggered" at being arrested over an alleged rape, Preston Crown Court has heard.
24th March 2014
Tory MP Sarah Wollaston frustrated that Nigel Evans sex allegations could not be investigated by Speaker
5:05 PM — Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston was frustrated that sexual assault and rape allegations made against Nigel Evans could not be investigated by Speaker John Bercow, a court has heard.