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For much of the 20th century, the Conservative Party was one of the most formidable election-winning machines in Europe.
David Cameron, speaking in a marathon parliamentary debate on 2 July, briefly revealed the sympathy he feels for himself over the way Europe has colonised his diary since the election: “I hav
When David Cameron became Conservative leader in 2005, Britain was in the middle of a prolonged economic boom.
Should we be worried by the Muslim Brotherhood’s victory in the Egyptian presidential election?
There’s a moment after I board a British Airways flight home when I feel I’m already there.
Every recent Tory prime minister has used a big moment to introduce themselves to the electorate. In the 1970s Margaret Thatcher presented herself as the nation’s housewife.
Mehdi Hasan’s article in last week’s New Statesman made headlines across the German media – but for all the wrong reasons.
Time, once again, for the annual bacchanalia, that violent and sordid spectacle of excess and debauchery, the powder keg of social unrest and insurrection that is the Marylebone Summer Fayre.
Contrary to reports, gay marriage is one policy on which David Cameron has not changed course.
A couple of weeks ago I was discussing the local election results with a Labour MP.
First, do no harm. That should be engraved on the foreheads of all those who breezily call for intervention in Syria.
Karl Kraus, the great satirist, called fin de siècle Vienna a research laboratory for world destruction. Something similar could perhaps be said of Iran today.