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Steve Richards: The convulsive power of referendums

David Cameron wonders whether he is leading an historic realignment of the centre and centre-right, which might be cemented by a change in the voting system

<i>IoS</i> letters, emails & online postings (20 June 2010)

He may have been a Labour supporter once but D J Taylor (That was the week, 13 June) now writes like a true blue Conservative. The supposed bias against Margaret Thatcher that he sees in the left-liberal media might just have something to do with the fact that she was the most divisive prime minister in our democratic history. She devastated this country's industrial base, ruining countless people's lives and sowing the devil's seed of market fundamentalism, environmental destruction, financial madness and the egregious social inequality we see all around us today.

Michael Foot would rather lose with honour than cheat to win a battle

John Smith, the former Labour Party leader, used to tell a story about Michael Foot from the dying days of the 1970s Labour government.

Gordon Brown leads tributes to Michael Foot

Prime Minister Gordon Brown today led tributes to former Labour leader Michael Foot, who has died at the age of 96.

Richard Ingrams&rsquo;s Week: Even the most hard-bitten hack can get deeply upset

They don't give many honours to journalists these days, which is probably a very good thing. For it is a sad fact that so far from being the hard-bitten, cynical old hacks that the public supposes them to be, many journalists have a pathetic craving for honours and awards despite the fact that they have been so devalued as to mean almost nothing by now.

Cameron influenced by Benn book

A book by Labour's veteran left-wing firebrand Tony Benn had a major influence on the early political thinking of David Cameron, the Conservative leader disclosed yesterday.

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

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

Pentagon hacker in last bid to avoid extradition

Asperger's sufferer calls on court to halt extradition over army computer breach

Tony Benn: You Ask The Questions

The Labour grandee answers your questions, such as 'Where did Brown go wrong?' and 'Are you pleased Marx is back in fashion?'

Harold Pinter by Michael Gambon and Tony Benn

Further to the obituary of Harold Pinter (26 December), he wasn't just a good director – he was the best, writes Michael Gambon. Harold was very plain speaking, not really going in for lavish phrases.

British Energy profits halve as plants stay closed

British Energy posted a 49 per cent fall in first-quarter profits yesterday because of reduced production at five of its eight aging nuclear power stations.

Lord Stokes: Tough industrialist unfairly blamed for the failure of Leyland's merger with the British Motor Corporation

Donald Stokes was chairman of the ill-fated British Leyland Motor Corporation from 1968 to 1975. He was unfairly blamed for the inevitable failure of the government-inspired attempt to bring together all the major British-owned motor companies in the British Leyland Motor Corporation in 1969, a task in which the greatest managerial genius could never have succeeded.

David Davis: You Ask The Questions

The former shadow home secretary answers your questions, such as 'Have you had a row with Cameron?' and 'Do you regret your decision?'

So will the revolution start in Haltemprice and Howden?

Ancient rights are under threat &ndash; so says David Davis, who has taken a stand from his Yorkshire constituency. Paul Vallely tours the front line
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Fans line up at the AVNs, straining to capture a photo of their favourite star
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Professor David Nutt wants to change the way gravely ill patients are treated in Britain
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Norway’s ‘The Nordland Line – Minute by Minute, Season by Season’ continues the trend of slow TV
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Jonny Evans has pleaded not guilty to an FA charge for spitting at Papiss Cisse
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Kate Moss will make a cameo appearance in David Walliams' The Boy in the Dress
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Liverpool defender Kolo Toure
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Whirlwind wit of Simone de Beauvoir

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Mark Zuckerberg’s hiring policy might suit him – but it wouldn’t work for me

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The big fresh food con

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Paris Fashion Week 2015: The wit and wisdom of Manish Arora's exercise in high camp

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Paul Scholes column: I don't believe Jonny Evans was spitting at Papiss Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible

Paul Scholes column

I don't believe Evans was spitting at Cissé. It was a reflex. But what the Newcastle striker did next was horrible
Miguel Layun interview: From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

From the Azteca to Vicarage Road with a million followers

Miguel Layun is a star in Mexico where he was criticised for leaving to join Watford. But he says he sees the bigger picture
Frank Warren column: Amir Khan ready to meet winner of Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao

Khan ready to meet winner of Mayweather v Pacquiao

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Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

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