Robert Chesshyre’s books include The Force: Inside the Police, and, published this year, When the Iron Lady Ruled Britain
Ronnie Biggs: It was our romantic attachment to crime that turned the Great Train Robber into a star
18 December 2013 12:32 PM
He assumed the mantle of the rogue with no regrets
If we want to raise wages and tackle unemployment, it's education, not immigration, that's the problem
16 August 2013 06:24 PM
The loss of jobs in mining and shipbuilding coincided with a shift in British attitudes
10 July 2013 11:27 AM
In my time with access to the Metropolitan Police, sometimes officers would let the polite mask would slip
14 December 2012 07:19 PM
Recently I wrote about a highly qualified engineer looking for work just the “wrong” side of 50.
14 September 2012 04:48 PM
The former Prime Minister created the mood music that gave police their extra swagger
05 September 2012 12:00 AM
Further to your obituary of 3 September, Max Bygraves is justly remembered as a great all-round entertainer, writes Robert Chesshyre, the last of a kind whose roots were deep in the music hall of yesteryear. It is less well known that he was occasionally a straight film actor, and it was in that context that, as a teenager in 1958, I met him.
30 May 1996 12:02 AM
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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