Did Denis the Menace attack Muslims so that he would get a share of the limelight? Asks Darcus Howe
Mr Madonna wants safe seat, Caborn's disgrace, and a revolting MP in tears
Don't believe it - "Rupert Murdoch to back Tories"
To hire voluntary bodies to run public services is to risk a form of regressive taxation. Mathew Lit
PM to "engage" with people, Charles Clarke is no Des Lynam, and a Lib Dem fails PC test
Stirrings among Labour backbenchers, a new search for Blair, and Cilla speaks out
Don't believe it - "Gordon Brown in tactical blunder". By <strong>Charlie Chelan</strong>
To the delight of the doomsayers, the Scottish Parliament building is claiming a new scalp
Observations on Michael Howard (2)
The Heat of the Kitchen
Bernard Donoughue <em>Politico's, 392pp, £25</em>
By refusing to publish Iain Duncan Smith's final call to arms, the <em>Telegraph</em>'s new editor w
Observations on Michael Howard (1)
Reform!: the fight for the 1832 Reform Act
Edward Pearce <em>Jonathan Cape, 343pp, £20</em>
It is an ugly prospect, but a strong state, old Labour on public services and right-wing on immigran
Maude tipped for Tory chair, Kinnock for the Lords, and the ravishing of the fisheries minister
Don't believe it - "IDS had to go"
The "brilliance of Blairism", according to one minister, lies not in dramatic change but in small im
Howard goes to the top, BNP trouble for the Tories, and sightings of early poppies
The old world of workers and bosses has gone; we all own bits of the big companies now, through pens
Unlike Labour, the Tories democratised their party before they modernised it. So MPs were saddled wi
Observations on doctors
Don't believe it - "Labour wants IDS out"
We are spending more public money to get worse public services. The Tube derailments are a perfect c
Rumours of an early election, late news from central Europe, and the Bryan Gould mystery
The Prudence of Mr Gordon Brown
William Keegan <em>John Wiley & Sons, 356pp, £18.99</em>
Blair can change certain working practices - he did so even before his medical drama - but he dare n
Don't believe it - "Betsygate - IDS guilty"