Few get closer to the Prime Minister than his barber, so no wonder Cameron's has been awarded with an MBE. And hair has always been big in politics, explains Andy McSmith
John F Kennedy
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Tuesday 02 October 2012
Televised debates have been around for more than half a century. Rarely do they alone determine an election’s result. But they can shift a campaign’s momentum and seal an impression of a candidate in voters’ minds. Here are four of the most important.
Monday 09 April 2012
Mike Wallace, the dogged American television news reporter and interviewer who took on politicians and celebrities in a 60-year career, has died. He was 93.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Jeremy Tigue, the fund manager behind the £2bn-plus Foreign & Colonial (F&C) investment trust, yesterday said profit and dividend growth from the companies it invests in is set to slow down in 2012 alongside fewer takeover bids.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Recording reveals hidden pain of Kennedy's successor Lyndon Johnson. By Rupert Cornwell
Thursday 02 February 2012
Newly released recording shows tension between Lyndon Johnson and Kennedy's mother
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Friday 27 January 2012
Nearly two years after the National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, admitted it had mislaid human remains and discovered urns containing ashes in landfills, it appears to have lost track of millions of dollars too.
Sunday 30 October 2011
Sunday 28 August 2011
The five candidates vying to become Japan's next prime minister promised to resolve the country's nuclear crisis and revive its battered economy, amid widespread public cynicism about a revolving door of leaders.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
US President Barack Obama paying for lunch at Kasalta bakery during a visit to San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico, yesterday.
Sunday 03 April 2011
Sunday 27 March 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Controversial mini-series The Kennedys, cancelled in the US after complaints over historical accuracy, is to be screened on BBC2.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
When we think of London statuary, it's the great national figures who come to mind: Winston Churchill in Parliament Square; Lord Nelson and King Charles I in Trafalgar Square; Robert Falcon Scott just the other side of Admiralty Arch.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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