Exclusive: Former Labour leader issues warning to PM
He was largely responsible for persuading Commonwealth countries to return to Edinburgh for the 1986 Games
His broadcasting career began as a result of luck and what he termed a “cheeky letter” to the BBC outlining 10 good reasons why they ought to give him a job
A look back at the former Chancellor's career
New biography makes it clear one of the most convoluted of government power struggles was a battle between two egos
'It is not merely stunned, it has ceased to be, expired and gone to meet its maker'
Denis Thatcher advised his son to go to the US to avoid suggestions he was using Baroness Thatcher’s name to make money
Scenes at the TUC demonstration in Manchester were straight out of the 1980s
Jane Merrick received a plea from Derek Hatton to put his side of the notorious events that nearly broke her family, the Labour party and the city of Liverpool
Plus why we pretend we want to renationalise the railways
Switzerland's unique system of direct democracy requires a national referendum for constitutional change so the rights of Swiss women were at the mercy of those who could vote in such a referendum - men
Jeremy Corbyn on the other hand has never wielded the levers of power in government, and has never done more than put forward ideas
71-year-old died 'peacefully' in Italy
Family announces news
A development company has bought the property and is getting it ready to sell on
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.