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Newly released papers reveal a startling lack of unity in Government circles over how to respond to the 1982 Argentine invasion

The Memo That Gives The Game Away

This memo written by Eddie Bell, chairman of HarperCollins UK, to Anthea Disney, chief executive of News America Publishing, gives an astonishing insight into corporate strategy and language.

The bully boy who's never really changed

The shoddy saga at HarperCollins shouldn't surprise us. Murdoch has been breaking his word about editorial control for years

Now he's gone too far

Murdoch's ugly, no-holds-barred profiteering has become a sick joke. Henry Porter's had enough

Bookworm who turned

An idealistic young publisher has exposed Rupert Murdoch as a liar, writes David Lister

THE LITERATOR INSIDE PUBLISHING

Censorship at the Nibbies

Heseltine joins Blair Euro-alliance

TONY BLAIR is assembling a cross-party grand alliance on Europe with Paddy Ashdown, Liberal Democrat leader, and senior Conservatives including Michael Heseltine and Kenneth Clarke. In a dramatic move that will provoke fury within his own party, Mr Heseltine has welcomed the idea.

Politics: Tory MPs open leadership selection to whole party

William Hague's hold on the Conservative leadership could be weakened by rule changes. Colin Brown, Chief Political Correspondent, says Tory MPs voted to make the next leadership election open to the whole party.

Tory MPs to let rest of party vote for leader

Tory MPs are balloting today on the way they select their next leader after William Hague. Colin Brown, Chief Political Correspondent, says they are likely to support a system that could have given former Chancellor Ken Clarke victory over Mr Hague.

Politics: Tories plan American style primary for London mayor

The official Tory candidate to become Mayor of London is to be selected by a one member one vote ballot of the Tory Party in the South East. Colin Brown, Chief Political Correspondent, says Lord Archer is miles ahead in the popularity stakes.

Patten puts down marker for mayor

Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong has admitted publicly for the first time that he would like to become the elected mayor of London "if the job was right".

Archer offers job to London mayor rival

Lord Archer has offered a potential rival candidate for the post of mayor of London the job of deputy mayor in return for not standing against him.

Readers' poll: The Top Ten Men of the Year

1. Tony Blair

What is it about Rita Fan that makes Hong Kong hate her so?

SMILES are not usually sinister but Rita Fan's is an exception. Hers seems to have been surgically implanted. It appears when she is introduced to someone and does not budge until she moves on to the next item on her list.

Sunday at the supermarket: a time to shop and vote

Voters could be allowed to cast their votes for local elections in supermarkets in the future. Colin Brown, Chief Political Correspondent, says ministers will also be raising the idea of Sunday polling, and elected mayors in town halls all over Britain.
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Being sexually assaulted was not your fault, Chrissie Hynde

Please don't tell other victims it was theirs
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A nap a day could save your life

A midday nap is 'associated with reduced blood pressure'
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If men are so obsessed by sex...

...why do they clam up when confronted with the grisly realities?
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The bathing machine is back... but with a difference

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The bathing machine is back but with a difference
Part-privatised tests, new age limits, driverless cars: Tories plot motoring revolution

Conservatives plot a motoring revolution

Draft report reveals biggest reform to regulations since driving test introduced in 1935
The Silk Roads that trace civilisation: Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places

The Silk Roads that trace civilisation

Long before the West rose to power, Asian pathways were connecting peoples and places
House of Lords: Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled

The honours that shame Britain

Outcry as donors, fixers and MPs caught up in expenses scandal are ennobled
When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race

'When it comes to street harassment, we need to talk about race'

Why are black men living the stereotypes and why are we letting them get away with it?
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic

International Tap Festival comes to the UK

Forget Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - this dancing is improvised, spontaneous and rhythmic
War with Isis: Is Turkey's buffer zone in Syria a matter of self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

Turkey's buffer zone in Syria: self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

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