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Buchanan is tipped to join Reform Party

A POTENTIALLY harmful spat has broken out in the Republican Party over reports that Pat Buchanan, an outsider in the race for the party's presidential nomination, is preparing to join the Reform Party, founded by Ross Perot.

Fast Track: Curriculum Vitae: Kevin Whitchurch

Kevin Whitchurch, 37, is the publisher of Haymarket Magazines' title `GOAL!' which launches this week. He is also responsible for launching `FourFourTwo', the first intelligent men's football magazine, and `Sugar', the teen girls' publication.

Fast Track: Long hours? No pay? Great!

Making the coffee could land you that sought-after media job.


Comment on the allegations of sleaze against the Conservatives' billionaire party treasurer


After leaving school at 16 Patricia Ewen, now 50, had various jobs - at a dole office, on an evening newspaper, sandwich delivery, etc. Almost 20 years later, she re-entered education to embark on a law career. Today she's one of three senior partners at Silverbeck Rymer in Liverpool specialising in personal injury.

Dr Wordsmith makes a house call at the Tower of Babel

He has popped in on his way from the Dog and Printer to the Three Jolly Typesetters

Finance: The true value of your well-crafted CV

THERE'S SOMETHING cruelly enjoyable in interviews. I don't mean when you're the one up for the job, of course. On those occasions you feel like a specimen in some far- distant laboratory being prodded by aliens to see what makes you tick, especially if you've watched too many episodes of Star Trek.

CRICKET: Marshall has tumour removed


Parliament Welfare: Labour denies `running scared' of benefits revolt

THE GOVERNMENT denied it was "running scared" of a backbench rebellion over benefit cuts as it announced it would push through its controversial Welfare Reform Bill tomorrow.

Dance: Drawing a long breath of fresh air


First Night: Elements inspire unusual zest

Siobhan Davies Dance Company Oxford Playhouse

Film: The bewitching Ms Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset might be best remembered for that scene in The Deep, but over the past three decades she has worked with some of the greatest names in film, from Chabrol to Houston. And now she's busier than ever. By John Walsh

Are you an Oink? A Timat? Or just a Dimp?

Yuppie is the best known, Sinbad the latest. But there's an acronym for everyone.

Parliament: Newark vacancy - Ousted MP in setback

FIONA JONES, the former MP for Newark, suffered a setback yesterday in her legal battle to resume her Commons seat.
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Not That Kind of Girl:

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London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice. In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence

London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with Malcolm McLaren

Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with McLaren

Designer 'felt pressured' into going out with Sex Pistols manager
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Model mother

Jordan Dunn became one of the best-paid models in the world
Apple still coolest brand – despite U2 PR disaster

Apple still the coolest brand

Despite PR disaster of free U2 album
Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments