Politics
12 April 2004
There is a nightmare in Downing Street and it goes like this. Hundreds of people are killed by bombs on the Underground...
UK Politics
05 April 2004
Over the past few days the British have been told that they are about to be bombed, about to be swamped and about to...
Politics
29 March 2004
Charles Clarke invited me to see him because he thought I had become obsessed with Iraq. Talking to him about domestic...
UK Politics
22 March 2004
Within an hour of Gordon Brown delivering his Budget speech last year, Saddam Hussein was toppled from his plinth. The...
Politics
15 March 2004
Forget for a moment the legality of the war and the Attorney General's advice. Forget the reasons for the war and the...
International Politics
08 March 2004
As with the intelligence, the legal foundations for Tony Blair's war with Iraq are being dismantled. Further...
Culture
23 February 2004
As I was preparing material for pieces on the Hutton inquiry, I found that my home computer kept seizing up with...
Politics
23 February 2004
As the presidential election campaign gathers pace this month, there are only two places for a self-respecting...
UK Politics
16 February 2004
Tony Blair welcomes Libya's foreign minister to Downing Street. Prince Charles goes to Tehran for talks with Iran's...
UK Politics
09 February 2004
In the autumn of 2002, amid the flurry of new and "compelling" reports that informants were providing from Iraq, Tony...
UK Politics
02 February 2004
The death of Dr David Kelly and the events that led to it are a triple tragedy. They are a tragedy for his family, a...
UK Politics
26 January 2004
Hutton inquiry equals blame equals scalps. Who will fall on his sword? Which is more culpable, the government or the...
Human Rights
26 January 2004
Journalist as God was not part of the job description. Ten years ago, I, like others who covered Rwanda, was put in...
UK Politics
19 January 2004
As the Prime Minister and his people seek to pick off the Labour rebels, one group remains firmly beyond their reach....
UK Politics
19 January 2004
Charles Kennedy had just returned to his Commons lair after announcing his party's plans to replace council tax. "...

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