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Actress Andrea Riseborough says she believes Lady Thatcher, who she played in a BBC drama, had “psychopathic tendencies”.
20-year-old victim releases shocking images of injuries in an appeal to catch attacker
Ford workers in Southampton and Dagenham were left “shocked and angry” today after the US carmaker axed 1,400 jobs in the UK, dealing a major blow to the economy just hours after it officially emerged from recession.
Union leaders have been called to a meeting with motor giant Ford amid fears over the future of the firm's van factory in the UK.
Two new reports reveal England's worst-hit regions
Macclesfield have appointed Brian Horton as their new manager until the end of the season.
The East London MP and poster boy of the left says his constituents are paying a high price for his party's loss of purpose. Matt Chorley meets Jon Cruddas
A droll trip with two soul mates
The latest feelgood Brit-flick manages to make an inspiring story feel formulaic and cheesy
As a movie celebrates the roots of wage equality, a new kind of female solidarity is sweeping our society. Let's hear it for the modern sisterhood, says Harriet Walker
Sally Hawkins is best known for playing characters with a sunny disposition, but Leigh Singer finds steel behind her smile
The true story of how the 1968 Ford Dagenham Strike by 187 sewing machinist, which led to the introduction of the Equal Pay Act, is told in genteel fashion by the Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole. The emphasis is placed firmly on light-heartedness, domestic relationships and the value of friendship, with discussions about the condition of workers in 1960s Britain kept firmly in check. Consequently, it packs an emotional rather than political punch that will please audiences more than trade unionists.
He's got a nice complexion, but Nick Griffin could do with a history lesson. Deborah Ross gets under the BNP leader's skin on the campaign trail in Essex
Popular show returns with some scary people. But that's enough of Simon Cowell. What about the acts?
Cahal Milmo reports from the east London constituency where Nick Griffin is trying to unseat a Labour minister
Has Billy Bragg mellowed since the miners' strike and Red Wedge? Not likely. And now he is taking on his most important challenge: making his stage debut to battle the BNP for the hearts and minds of Barking