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    1. October 10, 2014

      The Diary: Andrew Roberts

      Off to the Cheltenham Literary Festival on Sunday to talk about my new book, Napoleon the Great. The news that Ian McEwan’s...

    2. March 20, 2013

      Ministers consider property for Sipps

      Ministers are to consult on rule changes that could reopen the door for pension investors to hold residential property in...

    1. beyondbrics

      July 31, 2012

      Serbia’s GDP: more bad news

      A shrinking economy, threats of fiscal crisis, appeals for international financial support and limited hope for growth any...

    2. May 25, 2012

      A mighty pen

      Mr Churchill’s Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book that Defined the ‘Special Relationship’, by Peter Clarke,...

    3. March 3, 2012

      We live in the new Dark Ages, aka the Migration Period

      From Mr Marc du Ry. Sir, Andrew Roberts (“Europe’s ‘proud empire’ is entering a cul-de-sac of history”, Comment, February...

    4. February 25, 2012

      Far too early to write off the EU

      From Mr Thomas Niles. Sir, Andrew Roberts (“Europe’s ‘proud empire’ is entering a cul de sac of history”, February 18) is...

    5. February 17, 2012

      Europe’s ‘proud empire’ is entering a cul de sac of history

      Nothing is inevitable. It was the first truth I was taught as a Cambridge undergraduate in the 1980s, and it has been...

    6. December 7, 2011

      Innovation Group seeks acquisitions

      Acquisitions will be a top priority for Innovation Group next year, as the insurance software and services company...

    7. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2011

      How I learned to stop worrying and love the UK and gilts

      As a concept, the UK as a haven takes some getting your head around. Fortunately, Andrew Roberts, head of European rates...

    8. September 30, 2011

      Andrew Roberts

      Award-winning historian and commentator on modern politics ● David Cameron should require every member of the cabinet to...

    9. May 6, 2011

      The Diary: Andrew Roberts

      On the basis that what happens in the US very often crosses the Atlantic and becomes part of the British way of life, watch...

    10. December 10, 2010

      The Diary: Andrew Roberts

      We’ve only been living in New York for six months and already my wife Susan has become an American, at least linguistically....

    11. September 4, 2010

      A more casual style of men’s tie

      Sonia Spencer’s Pantone-inspired knitted ties It’s one of the toughest aspects of the end of summer: along with early...

    12. FT Alphaville

      August 24, 2010

      RBS go low, see 10-year bund yields at 1%

      RBS rates strategist Andrew Roberts is only talking in quotes — and not the stock kind either. His latest European Rates...

    13. July 1, 2010

      Gold ETPs shine amid market volatility

      Exchange traded gold products continued to accumulate assets rapidly in June with holdings climbing to record levels as...

    14. March 5, 2010

      Few Israelis believe apartheid is not a reality

      From Mr Henry Siegman. Sir, I am flattered to be linked by Andrew Roberts in his article “Israel is no more rogue than...

    15. March 5, 2010

      Palestinians now have similar right

      From Mr Brendan Russell. Sir, If it is legitimate for Israel to “assassinate” its political enemies, as Andrew Roberts...

    16. March 5, 2010

      Unlike the Jewish state, the US does not discriminate against its citizenry

      From Mr Amer Nimr. Sir, It is incredibly dismaying reading yet another apologist commentary on the illegitimate actions of...

    17. March 5, 2010

      A breath of fresh air – at long last

      From Mr Michael Gordon. Sir, Thanks to Andrew Roberts for his sane, sober and insightful article. The FT has for a very long...

    18. March 2, 2010

      Israel is no more rogue than America

      Is state-sanctioned assassination justifiable, or does it somehow de-legitimise the state that undertakes it? Two articles...

    19. February 12, 2010

      Argentine blow for Desire

      Desire Petroleum , which has seen some large share sales by directors in recent weeks, was in focus yesterday.Its shares...

    20. Brussels Blog

      October 8, 2009

      Should we blame Eton for Conservative party's hostility to EU?

      Every now and then, I’m asked in Brussels whether the opposition British Conservative party’s hostility to the European...

    21. August 8, 2009

      The Storm of War

      The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War By Andrew Roberts Allen Lane £25, 680 pages FT Bookshop price: £20...

    22. June 3, 2009

      Empire building

      Barclays Wealth chief Thomas Kalaris , whose recommended reads at the moment are Persian Fire by Tom Holland - on the rise...

    23. May 27, 2009

      A Tory tradition

      Winston Churchill is one of many great Tory MPs of past years who might not have survived David Cameron's cleansing...

    24. December 6, 2008

      Out on a limb in reacting to films

      From Mr Robert Canning. Sir, Reading the diary of Andrew Roberts (Life & Arts, November 29/30), I can understand how...

    25. November 8, 2008

      The Diary: Sarah Sands

      On US election night at the American embassy in Grosvenor Square, I found a corner of the floor that was less crowded and...

    26. September 6, 2008

      Star wars

      Andrew Roberts is a Stakhanovite historian, rivalled only by Sir Martin Gilbert, Churchill's official biographer. Most...

    27. September 6, 2008

      Masters and Commanders

      Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall and Alanbrooke Won the War in the West By Andrew Roberts Allen...

    28. July 17, 2008

      Public ratings to lift market for risky loans

      The European market for risky loans used in private equity buy-outs will see public credit ratings from Standard &...

    29. July 17, 2008

      S&P to bring transparency to buy-outs with over €1bn debt

      Private equity groups will soon have more financial information disclosed publicly about the performance of the European...

    30. July 17, 2008

      Public ratings system set to lift market for risky loans

      The European market for risky loans used in private equity buy-outs will see public credit ratings from Standard & Poor's...

    31. July 17, 2008

      Public rating system set to lift market for risky loans

      Private equity groups will soon have more financial information disclosed publicly about the performance of the European...

    32. July 16, 2008

      S&P to bring transparency to buy-outs

      Private equity groups will soon have more financial information disclosed publicly about the performance of the European...

    33. May 6, 2008

      Archives forgeries: official report is in public interest

      From Sir John Keegan, Sir Ian Kershaw, Sir Max Hastings and other historians. Sir, Your report (May 3) that the National...

    34. March 3, 2008

      Terminal experience for T5's loungers

      From Dr Claire Spencer and Prof Andrew Roberts. Sir, We are confidently informed by Gary Ranns, Heathrow Terminal 5's...

    35. December 15, 2007

      Different strokes

      God and Gold: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World By Walter Russell Mead Atlantic £25, 320 pages FT bookshop...

    36. December 14, 2007

      Lost in translation

      It was the arch Anglo-American Sir Winston Churchill who gave currency to the phrase “English-speaking peoples” as shorthand...

    37. FT Alphaville

      June 11, 2007

      Wembley finished, Multiplex sells out

      Long-suffering shareholders in Multiplex, the Australian construction company that recently (and belatedly) completed the...

    38. May 2, 2007

      New Issues: Network Rail raises £1bn

      Network Rail, the UK railway infrastructure company, raised £1bn yesterday with the largest inflation-linked, non-government...

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