Gordon Brown to advise top investment firm; Black Friday fails to deliver for retailers; LeBron James signs lifetime Nike deal
Gordon Brown, the former UK prime minister, has taken his first role since he left Downing Street in 2010 at Pimco, an asset management company
It should have been obvious that the Chancellor was still hitting the poor harder
Martin, the equal of many an illustrious predecessor in the post, stood out as a man of his own time
The "in" campaign is expected to be called Britain Stronger in Europe
Brown warned that unless changes were made to the Scotland Bill, the Union's future would be left hanging by a thread
In his first conference address as party leader, Jeremy Corbyn recycled lines that had been published by Richard Heller, a former adviser to Denis Healey. In an age of jobbing speechwriters, does it matter? Blair's biographer, John Rentoul, considers the question
Gordon Brown comes off badly in Charles Clarke's collection of essays about leaders
To the public this is no more than an SW1 issue, to the Whitehall mandarins it represents an earthquake
Ecnomic View: Those in power etween 2000 and 2008 should see what their policies did to living standards
Former Cabinet Secretary says McBride had 'gone off the territory' even as a civil servant
Ed Miliband may have been copied in to damaging emails that were at the centre of a 2009 smear campaign orchestrated by leading Labour officials, according to senior party sources.
Mr Mudie said he was 'deeply worried' about Labour’s election prospects
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, was all smiles as she met her lifelong friend who was injured in the same attack. She met Shazia Ramzan again for the first time at Birmingham Airport.
The best play to date about the tragicomic compromises and ignominious ironies of coalition politics is Michael Frayn's Democracy (2003) about the unstable, ill-natured, ideologically bizarre groupings on which power depended in post-war Germany.
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