Let's hope, for his sake, that the Labour leader, Ed Miliband, is of an equable disposition, because in his place I would be hiring a posse of recidivist gang-members and sending them out on to the placid streets of Primrose Hill with a warning to big brother to "put up or shut up". Miliband D, as he came to be known during the long drawn-out contest for Labour leader, has been turning up recently in all sorts of places – not just the ones he is now being paid rather tidy sums to visit – and contributing, as he might see it, to the national conversation.
Six months remain before London hosts the 30th Olympiad. By Tom Peck
With just six months left until the opening ceremony, London 2012 has suddenly started to seem alarmingly close.
Former Chancellor's memoirs claim economic rift with PM stripped Labour Party of its credibility. Nigel Morris reports
Labour leader criticises Westminster 'tittle-tattle' as he tries to regain initiative after weekend of damaging headlines
Ed Miliband will attempt to fight back against his internal Labour critics today by unveiling new policies demanding more "responsibility" from the highest paid people and welfare claimants.
Those close to the former foreign secretary say he is waiting for the Labour leader to fail
Just as MPs are starting to dissent about Ed Miliband's leadership, a new biography suggests his fallout with his brother will be more damaging than the Blair-Brown conflict
Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn has confirmed the club has held talks with former Foreign Secretary David Miliband over a role at the Stadium of Light.
Play based on lone scientist's 40-year study of Alaskan guillemots
A scathing assessment of Gordon Brown's "abysmal track record" by American officials based in London has been revealed in the latest leaks of US diplomatic cables.
Members to be trusted with 'difficult choices'
With claims of fratricide and infighting ringing in his ears, Ed Miliband left Manchester yesterday to return to London and plan his next moves.
Ed Miliband held out the prospect of a return to frontline politics for his older brother, David, last night, admitting that the quality of Labour's top team had been hit hard by the departure of a "massive talent" to the back benches.
One of Gordon Brown's closest allies paid the price of his links to the former prime minister as Nick Brown was ousted from his post as Chief Whip. Ed Miliband effectively bypassed new Labour Party rules to ensure that his own choice would take the role of enforcing discipline among MPs.
Labour leader Ed Miliband left the door open for his elder brother David to return to the party's front line today after the former foreign secretary dramatically announced he was quitting the shadow cabinet.