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
When politicians who believe everyone is middle class see vast decaying housing estates, they must think someone’s having a giant dinner party with a Victorian theme.
Alastair Campbell told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday that he believed Cherie Blair's former style guru, Carole Caplin, was the source of leaks that revealed some of the inside secrets of the Blairs' life inside No 10. However Tony Blair's former spinner-in-chief revealed that Ms Caplin was recently been told by Scotland Yard that her mobile was targeted by Glenn Mulcaire, the jailed private detective commissioned by the News of the World.
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.
I'm sitting in my house in London and I'm looking at my emails. I can see my gallery railings with French windows down below. There's an extremely handsome cat walking about in my garden.
It's been quite a week for peering into the male psyche, what with the launch of 5 Live's Men's Hour and Peter Mandelson's analysis of the Tony and Gordon's epic tiff. Somehow it all seemed so much easier back in the 1950s, when men were men, sex was saucy, and psychoanalysis wasn't allowed. At least that was the view of Kenneth Williams in Radio 2's exploration of the Carry On films, Carry On Forever! "Psychoanalysis is a load of rubbish," remarked Williams. "It's very dangerous thinking you can understand people, to accept is the whole point."
His 'psychological flaws' have become notorious. And yet, says Donald Macintyre, Gordon Brown may just have saved his party
The Tories got the big judgements on the recession wrong. Now, in their ideological zeal for cuts, they want to take a massive risk
Brown, Cameron and Clegg do battle before the nation this week. Michael Cockerell on a spectacle that's been 46 years in the making
New Labour has amply demonstrated its unfitness for office over a dozen years
Minister defends aggressive campaign as PM's relations with Foreign Secretary hit a new low
The madness of this move overwhelms the reason
The Defence Secretary answers your questions, such as 'Why is our Army so poorly equipped?' and 'Do you regret voting for the Iraq war?'
British businesses battle for contracts worth £1.7bn to kit out the 2012 Games