By John Kampfner - 22 July
Alan Milburn's office looks on to the Treasury, on the opposite side of Whitehall. It matters,
By Mary Riddell - 08 July
We are going to meet at the National Theatre, but Tom Stoppard phones the day before and suggests
By Mary Riddell - 29 April
There comes a time, in the life of any Metropolitan Police Commissioner, when the job starts to get
By Mary Riddell - 01 April
The sanctums of even the grandest Eurocrats resemble council parking permit offices. To counter
By Cristina Odone - 18 March
''A cross between a monk and a Tory" is how a fellow parliamentarian describes Frank Field, the
By Mary Riddell - 11 February
As Lord Haskins of Skidby discovered, on stepping down as chairman of Northern Foods, life outside
By Johann Hari - 04 February
As you walk to the entrance of Stormont Castle, you cannot escape the gaze of Sir Edward Carson,
By Johann Hari - 28 January
It is often complained that British writers no longer engage with urgent social issues. Novelists
By John Kampfner - 21 January
The further down the road they travel, the more politicians contemplate their place in history.
By Mary Riddell - 10 December
Once ensconced in an ivory tower of medicine, any new incumbent must be tempted to pull up the

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