UK Politics
12 July 2004
Tony Blair began the case for his defence a week early. His belated but still incomplete admission that weapons of mass...
Politics
05 July 2004
David Blunkett has a lot to get off his chest. Almost before I sit down, he embarks on a critique of "what is wrong...
UK Politics
05 July 2004
Tony McNulty is an unlikely diplomat. As a whip during Labour's first term, he was seen as one of those parliamentary...
Politics
28 June 2004
Tony Blair has pencilled in the third week of June next year for the general election. According to those in the know,...
Politics
21 June 2004
At the end of January, Tony Blair lobbied the Americans not to hold an inquiry into the elusive weapons of mass...
Politics
14 June 2004
With the local and European elections out of the way, the coming weeks will see a new focus in Downing Street and the...
UK Politics
07 June 2004
What does the following statistic say about the state of British democracy? On 10 June the two parties that have...
Human Rights
31 May 2004
It might seem strange to think of the man who has run the prison service over the past six years as a victim. Martin...
Politics
24 May 2004
He has been biting his nails, waiting for his moment. Gordon Brown has, over the past seven years, run much of the...
UK Politics
17 May 2004
As they ponder his demise, the people around Tony Blair are engaged in a desperate search for anything to extricate him...
UK Politics
10 May 2004
It can't be easy being Charlie Falconer. He is Scottish. He is unelected. And he is a close friend of Tony Blair's....
UK Politics
03 May 2004
At his cabinet meeting on 22 April, Tony Blair apologised briefly for his handling of the U-turn on the European...
International Politics
26 April 2004
Over the past few days, the two pillars of Tony Blair's foreign policy have collapsed. His pro-Americanism failed to...
Politics
26 April 2004
John Keegan, the veteran defence editor of the Daily Telegraph, is a man for whom I have considerable respect -...
Politics
19 April 2004
I don't imagine there are that many Slovaks who have seen a bloke in a skirt. As James McCarthy, a burly Scotsman,...

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