Red Queen: the authorised biography of
Anne Perkins <em>Macmillan, 499pp, £20</em
Down at my local, the jury sits and weighs the evidence in the Kelly case
A quaint colonial relic - but at least it saves people from being hanged
The question of Tony Blair's sanity is one that can no longer be avoided. Peter Dunn canvasses opini
The puzzling question of lazy MPs, a leak from Gordon Brown, an offer of Tory membership, and your c
Don't believe it - "Campbell set to leave"
Even Downing Street trusties now talk of new leaders. But while MPs debate whether he is expendable,
It was the question that, according to legend, the little girl asked of Neville Chamberlain's unprepossessing Chancellor, Sir John Simon: "What is that man for, Daddy?" Now, as our political editor reports (page 21), the question is asked of the more likeable Tony Blair.
My spin-doctor advice to Cherie: stop the "I'm no Supermum" speeches. To women who raise families on
Observations on the politics of wallpaper
Just as our hospitals cut waiting lists by selecting easily treatable patients, TV channels hit curr
Why is a British socialist group forming a political alliance with repressive, Islamic fundamentalis
The charge against the BBC's Andrew Gilligan is that he based a story on a single source. Yet report
If a British company proposed to upgrade and relocate Hell to Ethiopia, new Labour ministers would t
As he meets other Third Way leaders (but don't call them that, it's so 1990s), Blair will struggle t
Don't believe it - "Blair 'inadvertently' misrepresented dossier"
Is the country really fed up with Tony Blair? And if so, can people swallow Gordon Brown instead? De
Sir Mark orders stationery, a kiss for Lord Levy, and a hug for Gordon Brown
Tony Travers argues that the capital may benefit from being governed only fitfully
Unless we apply the lesson "all governments are liars" to our own leaders, British fighter jets and
The great Tory lie - that you can have better public services without paying for them - has been exp
Brixton welcomes a Tory who understands the importance of neighbourliness
Women trying to survive in the macho world of politics are resorting to hormonal help, learns Bernar
Downing Street appears to be arguing that, if it denies a particular story, then the BBC should not
Don't believe it - "Labour MPs vote for end of cruelty to foxes"
Nick Cohen tots up new Labour's most extraordinary record: the hundreds of fresh reasons it has foun
Tally ho! Let another season of sport commence! Let Lords and Commons clash in a trial of strength, let the courts then balance the animal rights of foxes against the human rights of their pursuers, let us see our democratic polity and our ancient legal system in their full deliberative glory.
Alastair Campbell, while facing MPs, carried a pin to push into his hand when he felt he might lose
Spot the gay(s) in the cabinet, the doctors in the house, the case of the missing peerage, and more