Boycotting the summit would have done little to muster world opinion
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Thursday 25 June 2009
The natural end for a beast as big and as bonkers as Gordon Brown is up the top of the Empire State building, swatting away biplanes. He roars and rails, he swipes his paws, but they come at him from every angle, pumping cannon fire. His grip on the radio mast must be getting weaker. Is it too late for flying lessons?
Saturday 13 June 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
Friday 05 June 2009
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service: The Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP
Monday 25 May 2009
Monday 13 April 2009
Friday 27 February 2009
When the World Bank was established, those countries borrowing substantially from it – the countries of post-war Europe – had a major say in the running of the organisation. Today, in areas ranging from strategy, policy and budget to the detail of operational issues, the voice of the poorest must again be heard. So we look to the London summit in April to recognise the need and agree principles for reform at the World Bank. And alongside the articulation of principles, we need a clear process for putting them into practice.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
The United States’ stewardship of the World Bank should be ended and the institution given a major overhaul, Douglas Alexander, the International Development Secretary, will say today.
Sunday 22 February 2009
Saturday 21 February 2009
Labour is heading for opposition unless cabinet ministers stop manoeuvring for position, the party’s general election co-ordinator warned last night.
Monday 02 February 2009
Friday 30 January 2009
Each of us has a shared interest in tackling dangerous climate change. Yet it is the world’s poorest people who find themselves most vulnerable to the impact of a warming planet.
Tuesday 20 January 2009
Sunday 16 November 2008
Labour's election coordinator today said he had not discussed the possibility of a snap poll with Gordon Brown, insisting the Cabinet was "entirely focussed" on the economic crisis.
Friday 31 October 2008
Foreign Secretary David Miliband was flying to the Democratic Republic of Congo today as fierce fighting rages between the African nation's government and rebel forces, the Foreign Office confirmed.
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