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Hilary Mantel, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize, who made her name dissecting the 16th-century court intrigues of King Henry VIII’s adviser Thomas Cromwell, is turning her attention to a more modern politician – Lady Thatcher.
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The Prime Minister has asserted that the London mayor was speaking for himself when he commented that some people are not clever enough to be a success
The Government is breaking its promise to ensure that a new council house or flat is built to replace every one sold to tenants, official figures have revealed.
There is no argument about what is the 2013 political book of the year. Charles Moore has lived since 1997 with the task of producing Margaret Thatcher's authorised, posthumous biography, Margaret Thatcher: The Authorised Biography (Allen Lane, £30). His first lovingly and painstakingly written volume was rushed into the bookshops within days of her death. It took three pages of close type just to list the people Moore interviewed. The narrative took another 750 to reach the conclusion of the Falklands War.
Deputy Prime Minister accuses the mayor of talking about people as if they were a “breed of dogs”
Comments come after Nigel Farage said he would not stand in the way of Ukip candidates making constituency-level deals
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.
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.
Controversial drugs scheme to be extended despite criticism from doctors
Touching statues of the former prime ministers is a gesture believed to bring good luck but is causing wear and tear
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
Likes of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel helped to drive the over-45s to the cinema
The former newspaper tycoon Eddy Shah was found not guilty torday of raping an underage schoolgirl at a string of London hotels.