150,000 students have made the grade but will be denied a place. What does the government expect the
New polling data shows that misconceptions about Obama’s faith have increased since he took office.
Australia could have a female prime minister by the end of August. So, what’s stopping women reachin
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Norman Mailer's above-average piece of journalism, and because the Deputy Prime Minister's company, on day two of our fortnight together, was beginning to jar, and because I could think of
The Prime Minister has suggested that Britons should holiday more in the UK. But for the middle clas
The role of a minister is to do no harm –– and yet the members of this coalition government seem int
Ed Miliband hits back at his critics in the Labour Party and the media, and says he would never work
A* at A-level will help universities pick candidates from fee-charging schools while self-service su
Carlisle staged a parliament before it returned members to one. The reason was its proximity to the disputed borderlands.
Long before Tony Blair's memoir was published, it was the subject of ridicule and moral outrage. There was the title, for a start.
The Miliband brothers remain defined by the Blair/Brown psychodrama.
There is clearly little personal love lost between the London mayoral rivals Oona King and Ken Livingstone, who came into the LBC studios recently.
The £4.6m advance and royalties from Blair’s forthcoming memoirs will go to a sports centre for inju
A leaked memo shows that the “ring-fenced” development budget isn’t as safe as we think.
The deputy prime minister will be the public face of the coalition for the next two weeks as David C
Early in the Second World War, Cecil Day Lewis wrote a poem called "Where Are the War Poets?".
The myth of Adam Smith is that he was the hard-nosed high priest of self-interested capitalism. A ne
It was assumed, not least by the man himself, that Gove would be our media star.
The cost of hospital building will put huge pressure on the NHS at the worst possible time.
Minister aims to reduce number of civilian staff.
David Cameron began this year's general election campaign with an unprecedented financial advantage, an unusually united Tory party and a largely compliant media.
Burden of repayments puts trusts in real financial difficulty.
UK airports could face turmoil if Unite votes for industrial action.
How I became a Thatcherite at the age of ten.
The Con-Lib coalition’s hyperactivity has led to a shambolic three months of U-turns, scandals and e
Clement Attlee remains the enigma of British 20th-century history. In 2004, a group of academics rated him the greatest prime minister of the century. His government is acclaimed as the success story of postwar Britain.
Why the Tories should abolish school milk and throw people out of council housing – oh, and why they
In its own self-image, this coalition government is "progressive" and its leading protagonists are apos-tles of "fairness".