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  1. April 14, 2014

    Nick Clegg calls for Iraq war report to be published

    The Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war is being delayed partly because some of those involved do not want to face further...

  2. April 9, 2014

    Listless David Cameron lost authority by indulging Maria Miller

    David Cameron’s handling of the Maria Miller expenses affair raises as many questions about the UK prime minister as it does...

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    Interview with David Laws, education minister, as changes to the system bring testing ...
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  1. April 8, 2014

    Maria Miller expenses row nears climax

    David Cameron will try to face down calls from the media, Conservative MPs and the public for Maria Miller, culture...

  2. April 8, 2014

    Sleaze v spin in Mexico’s race for reform

    When Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, ran a 10km race last month, he cruised over the finish line without so much as...

  3. April 1, 2014

    Centre-left leaders on the rise but times are tougher for Blair and Schröder’s heirs

    It is as if the spirits of Tony Blair and Gerhard Schröder, the former British and German leaders, are beckoning to their...

  4. March 31, 2014

    Peer calls for £10 monthly NHS ‘membership fee’

    A radical change to the way the NHS is funded, including a £10 a month NHS “membership fee”, is needed if other public...

  5. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2014

    Turquoise -- still the colour of money in Mongolia?

    Decision time approaches for Mongolia, Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill on Oyu Tolgoi, the enormous copper mining project that...

  6. March 21, 2014

    Symantec suffers after CEO replaced

    An abrupt change at the helm of Symantec , the US antivirus maker, sent its shares more than a 10th lower on Friday, capping...

  7. March 21, 2014

    Another outbreak of Blair Disease

    At a reception recently I met the former president of a small post-communist country. I know that’s what he was because he...

  8. March 20, 2014

    Nike shares slip on 2015 growth forecast

    Currency headwinds, widening margins and cautious guidance for future growth triggered a 4 per cent slip in Nike shares...

  9. March 12, 2014

    Blair sent supportive message to Brooks, court hears

    Tony Blair sent a number of supportive messages to Rebekah Brooks offering to help her ahead of her appearance before...

  10. Westminster Blog

    March 6, 2014

    What happened to Britain's role as the Atlantic Bridge?

    For many years, and most noticeably during the tenure of Tony Blair, the UK used to pride itself on acting as a bridge...

  11. March 4, 2014

    Blair sent message to Brooks after Milly Dowler story broke, court told

    Tony Blair, the former prime minister, sent a message of support to Rebekah Brooks the day after it emerged that the Sunday...

  12. March 1, 2014

    Labour backs election shake-up

    Ed Miliband applauded Labour’s “courage to change” on Saturday after members backed plans for a shake-up of the party,...

  13. February 28, 2014

    Blair welcomes changes to Labour voting structures

    Tony Blair has welcomed changes to Labour’s voting structures, saying that Ed Miliband had carried out long overdue reforms...

  14. February 27, 2014

    Murky deals that led Northern Ireland to brink of fresh crisis

    The events that led Northern Ireland to the brink of a constitutional crisis this week began more than 10 years ago, behind...

  15. The A-List

    February 21, 2014

    How to define al-Qaeda as it continues its rise

    An intense debate has broken out among western law enforcement officials, intelligence agencies and academics about who or...

  16. February 20, 2014

    Britain’s bishops deserve a hearing

    Britain has long been renowned for its adversarial political system. But sometimes it is not the political leaders who...

  17. The World

    February 20, 2014

    Matteo Renzi should look to Mexico for inspiration

    (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images) Whenever any centre-left leader comes to power in Europe, there are always questions over...

  18. February 19, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair offered to be ‘adviser’, jury told

    Tony Blair offered to be an “adviser” to Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, tycoon Rupert Murdoch, and...

  19. February 19, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair flourish closes prosecution case

    After 14 weeks and several celebrity witnesses, the prosecution rested their case in the phone-hacking trial on Wednesday...

  20. February 14, 2014

    The floods will test whether you sink or swim, Mr Cameron

    Despite the media addiction to the word “crisis”, real crises for government are exceptionally rare. In the decade I spent...

  21. February 11, 2014

    Honesty is the best policy for political appointments

    Lord Smith, chief executive of the Environment Agency, is under attack, his career in danger of being washed away by...

  22. February 2, 2014

    Coalition cronyism dispute intensifies

    Downing Street dismissed accusations of political cronyism last night amid a deepening coalition dispute over Conservative...

  23. January 31, 2014

    Law firm thrown off UK oligarch case

    White & Case, the US-headquartered law firm, has been thrown off a high-profile brief representing Victor Pinchuk, the...

  24. January 31, 2014

    Blindsided, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester – review

    In some ways Simon Stephens has become the Edward Bond de nos jours. Like Bond, Stephens writes dramas set in uncaring,...

  25. January 30, 2014

    An entente that is not very cordiale

    Britain and France have always had a love-hate relationship. Rarely has this been more visible than in the past dozen years....

  26. January 26, 2014

    Renzi faces a hard road but he is Italy’s best hope

    There was a moment last week when Matteo Renzi looked the part of an Italian prime minister. The new leader of the...

  27. January 24, 2014

    Education: Skills must match up with jobs

    Tony Blair, the UK prime minister from 1997-2007, made his priority “education, education, education”. Now, the mantra of...

  28. January 13, 2014

    Lord Mandelson adds BP to Global Counsel’s elite client list

    Lord Mandelson’s advisory group has added oil company BP to its roster of clients that has featured companies from across a...

  29. January 9, 2014

    Free polarised politics from its intellectual vacuum

    Cynics who say power is all that counts in politics forget that power without ideas is just improvisation. It is ideas that...

  30. January 9, 2014

    Huffington Post to launch global digital publication

    The Huffington Post is launching a new global digital media publication that aims to “connect the world and connect the...

  31. December 19, 2013

    British officials knew of abuse in Afghanistan and Iraq

    British officials and ministers were aware of abuse and the use of “extreme harshness” against detainees in Afghanistan and...

  32. December 16, 2013

    Time for Cameron to show he is the main man

    Worse fates can befall a nation than being governed by David Cameron. Britain’s prime minister possesses only one...

  33. December 9, 2013

    Let us hope Renzi will become an Italian Blair

    Maurice Saatchi, the adman and Conservative peer, said that Tony Blair’s election victory in Britain in 1997 could be...

  34. November 29, 2013

    Alpha Condé, president of Guinea, embodies hopes for reform

    Foreign powers have a lot riding on the 75-year-old former Sorbonne law professor who runs Guinea. For the west, Alpha Condé...

  35. November 28, 2013

    Co-operative Group: Mutual maelstrom

    The grand opening of the Co-operative Group’s gleaming Manchester headquarters two weeks ago was supposed to showcase the...

  36. November 17, 2013

    Chilcot, Iraq and the need for truth

    Stately is perhaps the word that best describes the pace at which Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war has proceeded...

  37. November 13, 2013

    Empower regions by moving British Museum to North, says adviser

    Cultural attractions such as the British Museum and the Royal Opera House should be relocated to northern cities as part of...

  38. November 12, 2013

    Alastair Campbell to praise Ed Miliband for taking on newspapers

    Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former media chief, will on Wednesday praise Ed Miliband for taking on the journalistic...

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