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My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.

First lady wins Grammy award

A book on child rearing has earned America's First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, a Grammy award.

Whitewater investigation continues, says counsel

Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr moved yesterday to quash speculation that his departure means the investigation involving the Clintons is over, calling such guesswork wrong and dangerous.

Why feminism falls flat in France

As America's First Lady appears on French TV,

At home in mother Russia

An elegant tale of playing Chekhov to the natives.

Hillary strains at the leash

Now that President Clinton is free of the burden of re-election, one of the questions intriguing Washington is whether he will finally let his wife out of the White House attic.

The trial that could undo the President

Forget Whitewater - it's Mrs Jones who could cause Bill Clinton real trouble, reports John Carlin in Washington

She' s back!

A vote for Bill was a vote for Hillary. And whatever you may have heard, that is what a lot of people wanted.

To the world, she's a villain; to me, she's fun

Hillary Clinton has been vilified for five years - so far. Why? Maybe we just can't cope with complex women

SIGNIFICANT SHORTS : Hillary Clinton was behind the hiring of Craig Livingstone

An ex-FBI agent says First Lady Hillary Clinton was behind the 1993 hiring of Craig Livingstone, the former head of White House personnel security who is at the centre of the deepening row over the White House handling of over 700 confidential FBI background files.

Sorry, the angels are out today

Poor old Hillary Clinton. Not only is she been subjected to more intrusive examinations than go on in all the gynae wards in China, but now it has been revealed that she has been getting in touch with her "personal archetype predecessors" (who in Hillary's case include Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt and - one suspects - a Sioux squaw called Wrongly Abused Woman, or something). The process is known as "docking with one's angel", apparently.

Hillary Clinton accused of 'grave' abuse of power

Hillary Clinton was accused of a "grave" abuse of power by the Republican majority on the Senate Whitewater committee yesterday in covering up her involvement in the protracted controversy. But minority Democrats retorted that the report was a partisan and "despicable" attempt to smear the First Lady in an election year.

Will Hillary Clinton be swallowed up by the Whitewater rapids?

Rupert Cornwell in Washington offers a guide to the bear essentials of the Little Rock scandal

Hillary Clinton wants another child

Hillary Clinton, 48, says that she and President Clinton would like to have a second child.

So which is the real Bill Clinton?

Is he the political progressive who is genuinely outraged by unfair barriers to women's advancement or just an old-fashioned Southerner schmoozing the women's vote? His future could rest on it.

How to keep Mum

Carol Thatcher's portrait of her father reveals a bumbling little Englander with a surprising streak of clear-sightedness and and an instinct for word damage limitation.
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Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
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How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
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Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
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‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
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You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
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Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

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Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

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