Theresa May’s most trusted civil service lieutenant has been at her side throughout her reign at the Home Office and Downing Street.
The channel won its first Bafta in May and was named the best UK broadcaster at the Edinburgh TV Awards in August.
“I learned to live without hope – and that continues.”
Your weekly dose of gossip from around Westminster.
The economic debate is moving towards Labour terrain, but the party won’t seize the advantage.
In her understated manner, Merkel recalls Clement Attlee, acclaimed by some as Britain’s most successful 20th-century peacetime leader.
The victory of the far-right Jair Bolsonaro demonstrates how quickly the centre can evaporate.
To us the conflict might seem futile, but the soldiers who fought saw things very differently. The deaths of millions changed the shape of the world.
We need a renewed critique of capitalism – but is discouraging the lifestyle of educated young people and promoting the “ethical family” really the answer?
At the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, was one brilliant, self-assured British economist right and all the assembled statesmen wrong?
In Trafalgar Square and in the countryside, revellers went hand-in-hand in circles singing songs round the flames.
This month, 100 years ago, the war ended. But had it lasted into 1919 the future of the world might have been very different.
In the artist duo’s latest installation they transform the ground floor of the Whitechapel Gallery into a derelict public baths.
Not exactly renowned as an amiable interviewee, Crowe gives a great performance as a BBC 6 Music host.
It just goes to show theatre’s enduring power to disturb.
Maisie Williams shines in this play of boy-meets-girl-with-serious-illness.
There is a delicious irony in Coe taking aim at the past. The meta-joke of his fiction is that it cautions against nostalgia while simultaneously serving it up in great helpings.
The film is informative, but sadly almost never engaging.
Plus: the new series of House of Cards.
Kipling is associated with sentimental children’s fiction or tub-thumping racism, but his best fiction captures the horrors of empire, acted out by colonisers and subjects alike.
The crime was set up to look like a burglary gone wrong, but the police realised that the murderer had to be one of the household.
I tried this thing for the hell of it, even though I do not have a problem in that particular area, and one of its more remarkable side-effects was an increased flow of blood to the brain.
Years of austerity-driven spending cuts have piled stress and pressure on NHS staff, many of whom have voted with their feet.
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