Robert Chesshyre’s books include The Force: Inside the Police, and, published this year, When the Iron Lady Ruled Britain
08 May 2015 08:46 PM
The phenomenal goal poacher, now ill in hospital, deserves better than being remembered as a tragic figure, says Robert Chesshyre, who recalls a poignant meeting with the striker
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
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Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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