Voices Labour leader Ed Miliband during a Q&A session at the Standard Life building in Edinburgh, Thursday 7 November

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The creators of Mrs Thatcher's legendarily cutting advertisements are back on the campaign trail – and gunning for Gordon Brown. Ivan Fallon reports

Winston Churchill: Tory MP who never emerged from his grandfather's shadow

Winston Churchill, the former Conservative MP and grandson of the Second World War Prime Minister, who died yesterday after a two-year battle against cancer, was the Conservative MP for Stretford and then Davyhulme in Greater Manchester for 27 years.

Brown is the Prime Minister of negative growth, says Osborne

George Osborne will today accuse Gordon Brown of becoming the first prime minister to preside over a slide in the size of the British economy.

Details of Westland row that sparked rift to be revealed

Minutes of an explosive Cabinet meeting which precipitated one of the most serious political crises of Margaret Thatcher's premiership are to be released early, the Information Commissioner's office has ruled.

Veil may be lifted on infamous Westland meeting

Minutes from the most explosive Cabinet meeting of Margaret Thatcher's premiership may be released early after a ruling from the information commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act, it was revealed today.

Business Diary: Tesco embarrassed as it jumps the gun

Some red faces at Tesco, which had promised partners in its launch of iPhone sales that it would keep its pricing strategy secret until 10 December. Unfortunately, some bright spark decided to post the details on the grocer's website a day early. The page was taken down, but not before folk in the telecoms industry had spotted it and circulated the details to all and sundry.

Alan Watkins: A title is worth shedding for the top job

Peter Mandelson might resign his peerage and return to the Commons – but only if the prize was the premiership

Dominic Lawson: What's wrong with MPs having jobs outside Parliament?

Mr Brown genuinely believes that a full-time political class is a good thing

Tony Travers: What are you really getting when you hire an MP?

There is no great demandfor ex-MPs after a Westminster clear-out

Steve Richards: The myths whirling round this crisis

So here is the reality: cabinet ministers were not cowardly staying in their jobs

'It's not a splash. It's Balls'

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Boris: 'My appetite for power is glutted'

He says he loves being London Mayor, but Boris Johnson still cannot resist winding up David Cameron

Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Fine words, but where's the money going to come from?

The age of government activism is back. Or is it? Once you've waded through the grandiose-sounding principles and statement of objectives, yesterday's government paper purporting to set out an industrial strategy for the future – New Industry, New Jobs: Building Britain's Future – doesn't add up to a hill of beans, or given its focus on creating "green-collar" jobs, one might even say a hill of green beans.

The £850,000 bet that paid off for Knoydart

A decade ago the residents of this Scottish outpost bought out their absentee landlords and took control of their own destiny. Their lives have been transformed. Jonathan Brown reports from Knoydart

Pandora: Hay fever: Rebellion in Booth's kingdom

The pitched battle between the booksellers of Hay-on-Wye and the renowned literary town's self-styled "King" Richard Booth is threatening to get ugly.

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