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Senior Tories to keep their second jobs until New Year

Cameron accused of 'double standards' in deal over MPs' outside interests

MPs in rush to ditch outside jobs as deadline looms

<i>IoS</i> investigation reveals scale of the extracurricular fees earned by senior ministers ahead of Wednesday's new disclosure rules

Brown to blame over emails says Cameron

Gordon Brown bears personal responsibility for creating the sort of culture that allowed a senior Downing Street aide to consider smearing senior Tories, David Cameron said today.

PM expresses regret for slurs &ndash; but no apology

Special advisers will have to sign code of conduct to avoid repeat of McBride saga

Alan Watkins: We live in Mrs Thatcher's monument

The Iron Lady launched an era of selfishness, greed and fraud which her successors have fostered with care

John Rentoul: Ready for your close-up, Mr Cameron?

The Conservatives have a 15-point poll lead, but we still have little idea what they would do in government

Hague's outside interests behind dive in popularity

William Hague has seen his popularity among Conservative Party activists take a plunge after suggestions that he was unwilling to give up his lucrative outside interests despite pleas from his leader for greater commitment among the Shadow Cabinet.

Bill to allow Commons searches with no warrant

Pressure grows on Speaker as new proposal undermines promise to MPs

The South Bank show: Chaos in the court of King Boris

The new Mayor of London was meant to be David Cameron's man in City Hall. But the axing of Tim Parker shows that he is determined to be his own person &ndash; whatever Central Office thinks

The intellectual heart of Cameron's Conservatism

Policy Exchange – widely regarded as David Cameron's favourite think-tank – was founded in 2001 to keep the modernising flame burning in Conservative ranks after the right-winger Iain Duncan Smith was elected leader.

Boris Johnson aide quits after saying 'go home' to blacks

Boris Johnson faced embarrassment when a key aide resigned after calling for black critics of the Mayor of London to return to the Caribbean

Tories attack Straw plan to curb election spending

Jack Straw, the Justice Secretary, was accused of an "atrocious abuse of power" after he announced tough curbs on election spending, which could be designed to stop millions of pounds being poured into Tory target seats.

'Jet-setting' government clocked up 300 million air miles last year

Ministers were accused of hypocrisy and extravagance after the Conservatives calculated that Whitehall departments and major public bodies clocked up more than 300 million "air miles" last year.

Michael Brown: Why our party leaders need political satnavs

With the political world now shut down at least until the party leaders' new year messages are issued political journalists are reduced, this morning, to wondering what our political masters got in their stockings.

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His personal troubles have endeared him to nobody, but Mel Gibson doesn't seem to have let them affect his film-making. Few other period movies would dare to deploy unknown actors and dialogue exclusively couched in Mayan, and fewer still would get away with it. Apocalypto begins in a deceptively innocent key, conjuring a prelapsarian world of noble hunters who make jokes about impotence and the mother-in-law (yes, they had them even then).

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