Despite the “cosmopolitan sympathies” of the poets, memorial events in the UK today are dominated by British writers. But there are many other literary voices from the battle for the trenches.
I discovered a box of wartime correspondence among some family papers this year, from my grandfather’s first cousin Walter Brabyn, a teenage soldier, to his parents and sister.
A hard-hitting report today from the Home Affairs Committee blasts the authorities for failing to eliminate cutting in the UK and calls for new laws.
The Labour leader's vision of "responsible capitalism" would gain credibility if he could find more responsible capitalists.
If the public is unsure what Miliband stands for, it is partly because he has often appeared unsure himself.
More and more ministers and shadow cabinet members are being secretly recorded. Plus Labour MP in Commons dining room rebellion.
While the the Tories are increasingly reliant on a small pool of mega rich donors, Labour is rebuilding itself as a movement.
In Labour's "economy week", its leader avoided the subject.
Miliband's party will not be left as the only one that "doesn't trust the people".
"The socialism of the future will be about creating power together for individual freedom."
The Ukip leader led a protest against the European Parliament by standing the wrong way round during Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”.
Labour is claiming today that 8 out of 10 new private sector jobs created since 2010 have been in London; the Tories say 3 out of 4 of them have been created outside the capital. Which is it?
The latest polling by Lord Ashcroft offers a snapshot of the wipe out facing Lib Dems in battleground seats against Labour.
There are several powerful reasons why the English should accept or even be enthusiastic about the Scots going it alone when they vote at the end of the summer.
The Labour leader routed the PM in the Commons as he derided "a masterclass in how to alienate your allies".
Given that only 23 per cent of MPs are women at present, the high number of female parliamentary candidates selected for party-incumbent seats is a small, but important triumph.
More than 46,000 signatures and counting.
The proposed plan could increase pressure for tax cuts and undermine the contributory principle.
Shadow chancellor commits Labour to retaining "the most competitive corporation tax rate in the G7".
The Labour leader will now need to go even further to meet demands for a "radical offer".
The 12 policies the party needs for a popular and a radical manifesto.
Plus will Tony Benn’s son reclaim the family viscountcy and enter the House of Lords?
Britain looks closer to the EU exit than ever - an outcome the PM never wanted.
The shadow London minister has several key advantages over his rivals.
Burnham’s plan shows the party grappling with the kind of real world problems it would face in office.
The party needs the Tories to move ahead of Labour to encourage Scots to back independence.
A new poll reveals that race and immigration is now seen as a more significant challenge than the economy.
The party rejects women's minister Nicky Morgan's suggestion that "no option is off the table".
With the young most in favour of EU membership, euroscepticism faces death by demographics.