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Despite a varied career encompassing almost six decades of film, television and stage work, Nicholas Courtney will always be remembered for one role above all others.
This vintage satire leaves a sharp taste
Labour leadership contender Ed Miliband today extended an open invitation for frustrated Liberal Democrat MPs to defect.
Consultation document warns of damage done by deal with Tories, as ex-leader denies defection claim
At least Clegg knows his voice will be heard when before it would have been drowned out
Nick Clegg told the Liberal Democrats they could make an historic breakthrough at the election – but only if they had the bravery to face up to dire economic problems facing Britain. After a fractious conference marred by dissent over his leadership style, he warned his party yesterday that it would have to take painful decisions in order to be taken seriously by the voters.
Liberal Democrat hierarchy is accused of failing to consult members about decisions
Policy won support from young voters but would cost £2.5bn a year to deliver
Tony Blair wanted to do it with John Major but John Major was too coy. William Hague, Michael Howard and Charles Kennedy all wanted to do it with Tony but he said no.
Recriminations begin after 27-year-old Conservative's triumph
A campaign to save Bletchley Park, the legendary site where code-breakers toiled in secret to hasten the defeat of the Nazis and end the Second World War, is launched by The Independent today.