A new group at King’s College, London, is bringing together political leaders, civil service mandarins and students to provide ‘institutional memory’ for government departments
Carmignac equities fund boss departs after investing in scheme run by Lars Windhorst, who is advised by the former Business Secretary
'The country is less divided, more socially inclusive, more socially mobile' as a result of the New Labour government, according to the 'third man' in the Blair-Brown partnership
The peer saluted Angela Merkel's 'moral' mission
Having promised to approach our predictions for 2016 with more diligence and humility, we proceeded to make our reckless forecasts pretty much as before
Lord Mandelson says Labour has 'exchanged one loser for an even worse one' by replacing Ed Miliband with Jeremy Corbyn
It was reported that the New Labour grandee had tried to sink the leadership contest
Former Business Secretary also said the party needed to spell out a clear economic message
Lord Mitchell, an entrepreneur and former party spokesman in the Lords, said that he initially supported the £42.6 billion scheme but had changed his mind
The intervention came as the cross-party British Influence group launches a manifesto titled Better off in a Better Europe
Former Business Secretary says HS2 could 'damage' the northern regions it is intended to help
Former Deputy Prime Minister irate at missing out on title
It was curiously fitting to find In Our Time contemplating the end of the world as we know it. It's all too easy, gazing round the broadcasting landscape and chancing on programmes like F*** Off I'm Fat, or Snog, Marry, Avoid?, to get an inkling of cultural apocalypse. But if there was ever a programme to be put in a time capsule to prove that alongside the deluge of drivel with which we divert ourselves there was something that justified millennia of brain evolution, then it's In Our Time. I don't think this is over the top, is it?
It is four years since Rob Andrew beat Sir Clive Woodward to Twickenham's top rugby job in a contest so muddied by political manoeuvring that it would have been no surprise to discover Peter Mandelson, the Prince of Darkness himself, at the heart of the process. Now, there is at least an outside chance of Woodward returning to the scene of his greatest sporting triumph, effectively at Andrew's expense. What goes around comes around.
Tory HQ wrecked in worst street violence since 1990 poll tax riots
Labour's grandees were locked in a furious battle of words yesterday as they took opposing sides over which of the Miliband brothers should be the party's next leader.