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Thursday 29 December 2011
Monday 12 December 2011
Rivals turn on the new front-runner, but it's Romney who fumbles with casual $10,000 bet
Sunday 04 December 2011
The coalition, in its search for an economic cure, reaches for roadbuilding, questionable fuel, and tax breaks for the rich
Friday 31 December 2010
Thomas Fletcher. Formerly Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister. (London, SE13)
Friday 02 July 2010
William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, made a speech yesterday. It got all the public-relations hoopla push that the government machine can manage.
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Appalling British attempt to make an international political thriller on a shoestring budget. You can't fault its ambition, but you can fault absolutely everything else about it.
Wednesday 01 April 2009
Just been to the "Barack and Gordon" show, a press conference at the ornate Foreign Office. First name terms all the way, to the Prime Minister's delight. The President is not big on protocol, even sipping water from a bottle. But he was the star of this 50-minute show
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/no-votes-but-pl.html">Archie Bland : No votes, but plenty of opinions</a>
Friday 24 October 2008
Foreign Policy has produced an excellent map based on a Gallup poll it conducted asking people around the world which US political candidate they support. 60 per cent of Britons are behind Obama - but that's nothing on Kenya, where he can count on the backing of 89 per cent of the public.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/british-foreign.html">Dr Tara McCormack: British foreign policy, searching for a purpose</a>
Wednesday 08 October 2008
When the Conservatives wanted to damn Gordon Brown's stance on 42 days earlier this week, they accused him of putting "his own interest before the national interest".
Sunday 09 April 2006
Sunday 30 October 2005
Thursday 27 October 2005
Monday 19 September 2005
Wednesday 14 September 2005
Wednesday 24 August 2005
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more