Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire is associate editor of the Daily Mirror and politics columnist. Our man in the corridors of power.

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Donald Trump is a stroke of fortune for fatcats - and Theresa May should beware

The PM needs hand sanitiser when she meets the grubby germaphobe, as the ­pois­­onous high-living low-life is like no other US President

Jeremy Corbyn wants to cap the maximum wage - but is it a good idea? The arguments for and against

The Labour leader has demanded a national wage cap for Britain's highest earners

Jeremy Corbyn is right - so who's afraid of a maximum wage?

Five families are worth between them as much as the 12million poorest Britons combined. It's time to tackle that inequality, says the Mirror's associate political editor

Jeremy Hunt proves he needs a sick note by scrapping A&E four hour targets

The Health Secretary said the long-standing pledge to treat every A&E patient within a four-hour window should now apply to “urgent” cases only

Brexit Bullies cost us an arm and a leg and Leavers are still yelling we're invincible

In their make-believe world, every glimmer of hope is due to Brexit and leaving is an act of faith

Theresa is a second rate Prime Minister, come what May, and we'll see that in 2017

Her lack of self respect will see May begging for an early invitation to Washington after Trump put her 11th on his speed dial, behind the heads of mighty Ireland and South Korea

Cartoon May fox

Conservatives are the real vermin in the Boxing Day fox hunt row as they rewind the clock

Hunts will gather today for the annual Boxing Day hunt

Jailed union leader warns assassinations threaten peace in Colombia in video smuggled out of prison cell

Jailed Huber Ballesteros, arrested in August 2013 by the police and still behind bars in Bogota despite never being convicted of an offence

Bombing Syria was never going to help the people of Aleppo

As the traumatised survivors of Aleppo flee the ruined city – once the size of Newcastle, Birmingham, Cardiff and Glasgow combined – Libya is smouldering evidence that Britain bombing Syria would not have averted the bloodshed.

Chris Grayling as the Fat Controller

Reactionary Chris Grayling is doing to railways what he did to prisons - and Southern is just the start

The Transport Secretary is a railway baron who cannot see he is part of the problem, not part of the solution - no wonder he is hotly tipped to be sacked