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De Menezes family attacks former Met chief for praising Stockwell officers in book

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A new group of Labour politicians warned today that the party appeared “intellectually exhausted” and could be out of power for a generation unless it produces fresh ideas soon.

Labour rebels set to renew assault on Brown

Gordon Brown will try to calm a new bout of Labour jitters on Monday over whether he should lead the party into the general election after the Conservatives emerged as the winners of the party conference season.

A defiant PM will make it clear in Brighton that quitting is not an option

It will be the last gathering of the Labour tribe before the General Election, quite possibly their last conference as the party of government for several years. And, for Gordon Brown, it will begin in church.

PM told to jazz up his image

The Prime Minister should show off his lighter side and would ideally be up for more "razzmatazz", Business Secretary Lord Mandelson said today.

Pre-conference double blow hits Brown

Gordon Brown has been dealt a double blow to his authority just days before the start of Labour’s crucial annual conference.

Gordon Brown 'determined' to stay on

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has brushed off rumours that he might quit ahead of the general election, declaring: "Of course I'm going on."

Charles Clarke: 'Gordon Brown should quit with dignity'

Gordon Brown should find a way of resigning to boost Labour's chances of winning the next general election, former home secretary Charles Clarke said today.

Richard Ingrams’s Week: Tony Blair's reputation is safe from destruction

Not used to speaking in public, civil servants give themselves away as soon as they open their mouths. Sir John Chilcot, the dark-suited respectable figure selected to head Gordon Brown's inquiry into the Iraq war, was determined to talk tough when he launched his investigation this week.

Brownhog day: Return of the 'Get rid of Gordon gang'

Here we go again – as the Labour rout at Norwich North brings out the 'Get Rid of Gordon' gang, what are their chances this time? Jane Merrick reports

PM fingered for 'unjust style' after heavy loss in Norwich

Recriminations begin after 27-year-old Conservative's triumph

'Tame the ministers-turned-lobbyists'

Watchdog accuses the Government of failing to crack down on new careers

Mandelson: Brown will face fresh leadership challenge

Gordon Brown will face another challenge to his position as Prime Minister around the time of Labour's annual conference in September, Business Secretary Lord Mandelson predicted.

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