The former world chess champion turned Russian opposition leader recognises only light and dark, right and wrong
The first President Bush ('41') was known for his discretion and moderation. But in Jon Meacham's Destiny and Power, he has opened up about his own son George, the baleful effect of his advisers on '43' and the Republicans' alarming lurch to the right
(15) Stanley Nelson, 115 mins
Among those who knew him Parr was regarded as a patient man willing to hear out the troubled
White House hopeful hits upbeat note
The film-makers take a tableau approach to storytelling, whisking us from one melodramatic set-piece to the next
Out of America: While all the talk is of shutdown, schemes for those without health cover open for business
The Queen and Margaret Thatcher are fast becoming as staple a stage double act as Hinge and Bracket. The pair featured in one of the testier confrontations in Peter Morgan’s The Audience. Now Moira Buffini has developed a sketch she wrote for the Tricycle’s 2010 Women, Power and Politics season into a fully fledged play.
Secretly recorded conversations show then US president and Soviet leader chatting warmly before summit in 1973, about subjects including smoking and getting through an official dinner with jetlag
The IRS affair may have the greatest ramifications and strikes dark historical chords
The bells of Westminster Abbey rang out as the black hearse carrying Thatcher's flag draped coffin pulled out of Parliament. A few in the crowd began to clap but most remained silent as it sped off down Whitehall towards St Paul's.
No former American Presidents will be present after Bill Clinton, George Bush and his son George W Bush declined invitations
Chuck Hagel is set to be sworn in as Barack Obama’s latest Defence Secretary today, ending one of the most controversial appointment sagas in US history.
A Republican stalwart, now 80, has owned up to a 1970s liaison with the daughter of a colleague
He worked for Republicans and Democrats at the same time – a situation now unthinkable
The group was set up in 1871 to train Americans how to shoot. But in the 1970s it found a new target – politicians