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Monday 30 September 2013
Comments come after Nigel Farage said he would not stand in the way of Ukip candidates making constituency-level deals
‘Lend us your votes’: Ukip's Nigel Farage steals in to Conservative Party Conference to lure Tory support
Sunday 29 September 2013
Nigel Farage will on Monday urge the Tory faithful to “lend us your votes” in next year’s European elections as he makes a scene-stealing series of appearances at the Conservative conference.
Sunday 29 September 2013
Daringly, the Conservative conference started with its inspirational highlight, Thatcher: the movie – a nostalgia vehicle which brought the audience to their feet in what may prove the one unequivocally enthusiastic standing ovation of the week. The iconic images included Mrs T be-goggled and all in white in the turret of a Challenger tank: a 20th century Boadicea as played by Isadora Duncan. Or the lady at her shimmering sexiest at a 1976 meeting in Finchley: “I stand before you in my red star chiffon evening gown, my face softly made up and my fair hair gently waved, the iron lady of the western world.” By this point you had begun to fear for the pulse rate of older party representatives.
Friday 27 September 2013
Controversial drugs scheme to be extended despite criticism from doctors
Friday 20 September 2013
From the familiar to forgotten, this book of governmental blunders is unforgiving fun
Monday 16 September 2013
View From The Sofa: Pointless Celebrities BBC1
Friday 13 September 2013
The singer has pulled his book due to a 'last-minute content disagreement'
Friday 02 August 2013
Touching statues of the former prime ministers is a gesture believed to bring good luck but is causing wear and tear
National archives: William Hague? He’d be embarrassing - when Margaret Thatcher vetoed a Treasury job for the boy wonder
Thursday 01 August 2013
The annual release of secret papers from the National Archive reveals Mrs Thatcher’s scornful response to a plan to put the precocious young Tory in the Treasury
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Likes of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel helped to drive the over-45s to the cinema
Friday 12 July 2013
The former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah was found not guilty torday of raping an underage schoolgirl at a string of London hotels.
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