The bald head apparently now represents potency and decisiveness, but shiny-headed men are still on the sidelines
It was a gaffe-prone Budget, and his reputation has taken a hit. But the true significance is that it underscored the Chancellor's leadership ambitions
David Cameron will deliver a powerful reminder when he arrives in Washington today that the days are long gone when the Conservative and Republican parties were viewed as transatlantic cousins.
Minimum sentences for murder are set to be abolished and thousands of people will escape prison altogether as part of the largest shake-up of the criminal justice system in decades.
Triumphalism is out, consensus in for the party's annual gathering, says Andrew Grice
David Cameron has long been spoken of as a future prime minister. His biographer, James Hanning, charts his relentless rise
The MoD is releasing details of reported possible alien sightings
Tory leader's acquisition of political websites raises questions
He's made the most spectacular comeback in modern politics and kept his old rival in post. No wonder the First Secretary is on the march
Following in the footsteps of Tony Blair, two rather different House of Commons veterans are, we hear, to enter into the interfaith arena.
Tony Blair wanted to do it with John Major but John Major was too coy. William Hague, Michael Howard and Charles Kennedy all wanted to do it with Tony but he said no.
Conservatives would rein in aspirations of international development department
The Tory candidate has refused to play the fool - and the strategy appears to be paying off, says Andrew Grice
John Osborne's kitchen-sink classic is being celebrated on its 50th anniversary. Wrongly, says Rhoda Koenig - it's misogynistic, reactionary and theatrically uninspired
Younger man romps through while Liam Fox is squeezed out before the Conservatives' national membership vote