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Clinton to repeat Cabinet history

There is very little that is new under the sun, and yesterday's excited reports of President Bill Clinton addressing the Cabinet, and Baroness Thatcher being called in to advise Tony Blair were quickly put into proportion by the precedents.

Election '97: The silent revolutionaries

Tea-drinking prophet keeps his profile low and expectations high

Beaumont puts Spireites in sight of twin towers: Football

Chesterfield 1 Wrexham 0

LibDems in confusion over bonus

Liberal Democrat plans for a double Christmas pension to replace the "miserly" pounds 10 bonus were thrown into disarray last night when officials denied it was a manifesto pledge.

Blair seizes power from the activists

Historic changes to the way the Labour Party governs itself, aimed at preventing public rows between a Blair government and party activists, were rubber stamped yesterday.

The man who would be president - until he's elected

Major's campaign style won't wash here - the state of the party counts as much as the qualities of the man

How to tell a real issue from a red herring

Alan Watkins on politics

Labour warns against curb on sleaze inquiry

The Commons was warned last night that Labour would not tolerate any attempt to obstruct an all-party investigation into a whip's interference with a 1994 inquiry into the Neil Hamilton affair.

Dublin enters shooting row

The Irish prime minister yesterday stepped into the growing controversy over the shooting of a suspected IRA terrorist in London. Addressing the Dail in Dublin, John Bruton called for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Diarmuid O'Neill, 27, on Monday morning.

Is this a labour party, brother?: No, it's meant for everyone...

Is the Labour Party any longer a labour party?

Labour's green spokesman defies leader

Michael Meacher proposes higher taxes on the rich and ballots on directors' pay

Harold wasn't pushed, he'd wanted to jump for years

Political Commentary

Political Commentary : Harold wasn't pushed, he'd wanted to jump for years

The 20th anniversary of Harold Wilson's resignation in March 1976 passed without much fuss or comment. Last Thursday, however, Channel 4 broadcast an alleged "documentary" about the event. It contrived to muddle Wilson's resignation with the undoubtedly febrile political atmosphere of 1974-76, which itself derived from the various disasters of Sir Edward Heath's administration. In fact there was no connection between the two. Wilson's resignation was "mysterious" largely because of our modern belief that no one ever voluntarily resigns from anything.

Why voters won't believe that Labour is led by a demon

Election battles: Tories attack Blair as Fabians target the monarchy
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'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

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Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

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Wimbledon 2015: Heather Watson - 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

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Ashes 2015: Damien Martyn - 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

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