Matthew Freud

Stephen Glover: What are the chances for the country's first quality

The news that the London Evening Standard is to be given away free from next Monday is mind-boggling. It will be the first time any publisher in this country has offered readers what is, after all, a pretty good newspaper for nothing. All existing freesheets are fairly downmarket, and do not have any pretensions to be complete newspapers.

How Cameron cosied up to Murdoch & Son

The Sun's decision to turn against Labour was the reward for years of shrewd politicking and social networking by the Tory leader and his team. Andy McSmith reports

A very messy Labour coup

A raggle taggle group of backbenchers has put Gordon Brown's leadership back in the balance. Andrew Grice asks whether the Cabinet dare deliver the coup de grâce

Pandora: Return of the ultimate Sloane Ranger

Before the Hollywood stylists had their say, time was when Hugh Grant was the floppy-haired pin-up for aspiring Sloane Rangers everywhere. So it's nice to see him finally returning to his roots.