As she faces re-election, the signs are that Angela Merkel’s commitment to the euro stretches only so far as the maths continue to work for Germany. Andrew Gimson on the roots of a genial but ruthlessly pragmatic politician.
He's one of the Tories’ least understood assets. By pouring money into polling, he has given the party one of its most lethal weapons — but now will Michael Ashcroft unleash his power over information to destroy Cameron?
David Cameron and George Osborne agree with Boris Johnson on one thing at least: the Tories should pay Lynton Crosby “whatever
he wants” to become their election strategist. So what is it about this rough-tongued Australian that so appeals to them?
David Cameron’s rivalry with Boris Johnson is perhaps the most fascinating relationship in British politics. How has it evolved over the decades since the pair were at Eton? And which of them will triumph in the end?