Denis MacShane is MP for Rotherham and was a minister at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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International Politics
20 February 2006
As the politics of faith tussle with secular politics in western Europe, so it is becoming harder to separate the two...
Politics
28 November 2005
Imagine Ian McEwan or Julian Barnes being put on trial for saying that writers should discuss the one million Indians...
UK Politics
15 August 2005
He was a big figure in British politics, but the canonisation of Robin Cook has gone far enough. He himself would have...
Politics
01 August 2005
My criminal record is pretty thin. Speeding and parking fines, student demonstrations and picket-line forays for the...
Politics
25 July 2005
As a new MP in 1994, I was fascinated by the brooding spectacle of Edward Heath. I made my maiden speech in a debate on...
Books
07 June 2004
Flying into Sao Paulo is like seeing Manhattan stretched out in all directions. The panoramic coastline, the waterfalls...
25 August 2003
As soon as parliament finished its work, I took my children off through the Channel Tunnel, across the Alps to Italy...
Politics
06 January 2003
English is the new lingua franca of Europe, right? Wrong, if you are the Brussels correspondent of the BBC and want to...
Politics
22 May 2000
All sorts of explanations have been put forward for Labour's local election losses. Peter Kilfoyle thinks we aren't...
Politics
20 March 2000
Why are there so few capitalists in Britain? It is more than two decades since the advent of privatisation and neo-...
Politics
21 February 2000
Put yourself in the place of an independent financial adviser telling his clients where to put their money in 1900. The...
Politics
13 September 1999
In the 1970s, Britain's rate of divorce, teenage pregnancy and other indices of family stability were much the same as...
Politics
27 November 1998
The row over the Euro elections disguises a deeper malaise in British politics. This is the failure of political...

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