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Monday 26 May 2008
Senior cabinet ministers were forced to quash rumours of a plot to replace Gordon Brown as Prime Minister as they yesterday insisted that the Labour Party needed to rally round its leader.
Steve Richards: Gordon Brown has found problems will only erupt by remaining silent about tax policies
Tuesday 13 May 2008
Saturday 10 May 2008
After last week's calamitous defeat for the Labour Party in the town hall elections, it was imperative for Gordon Brown to steady the ship of Government and project an image of calm and authoritative leadership. Yet the Prime Minister has failed to provide any of this. Instead, he has stumbled from one imbroglio to another. Tragically, the only image that has been projected from Downing Street is one of haplessnessand desperation.
Sunday 20 April 2008
Sunday 13 April 2008
Friday 04 April 2008
Gordon Brown is preparing to override the views of his own expert advisers and tighten the law on cannabis.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Friday 01 February 2008
Labour could be out of power for more than a decade if the party "gets it wrong" in the run-up to the general election, Charles Clarke, the former home secretary, has warned.
Steve Richards: He injected life into politics and was a force for good. But Hain should have gone weeks ago
Friday 25 January 2008
The resignation of Peter Hain was inevitable and necessary. Quite often, frenzied calls for Cabinet ministers to resign are made without much basis, though in this case the media was relatively subdued and restrained. Yet Hain should have bowed out several weeks ago.
Thursday 20 December 2007
Gordon Brown hinted at further cuts in interest rates yesterday after announcing he had consulted world leaders, including the US President George Bush, over the global banking crisis.
Wednesday 27 September 2006
Two alcopop advertisements have been banned after falling foul of rules designed to protect under-18s.
Sunday 11 June 2006
Monday 05 June 2006
The charge for the Ryder Cup started for Robert Karlsson with this Wales Open victory here yesterday, while Paul Broadhurst's pursuit to the K Club quickened so markedly that a fairytale return to the Europe team after a 15-year absence has become a real likelihood.
Monday 29 May 2006
Thursday 25 May 2006
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The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
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Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
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