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The former ‘Newsnight’ presenter returns to the BBC to check in to the just-opened White City House hotel
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PM branded a ‘blowhard’ while Labour leader questioned on opposition to Falklands war
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Internet idiocy, and more elections
Memes and Monkmania reveal an enduring regard for scholarship
A week of filming ‘University Challenge’ and a documentary in Washington, plus a visit to the National Army Museum in Chelsea
Naturism has good reason to be a minority activity in the UK
The writer and broadcaster joins officers on the frontline to discover if the service is equipped to deal with modern Britain
A century ago the royals bowed to public opinion and changed the family name
Disclosure is not the same as the repetition of tittle-tattle
An unexpected serious illness brings a beeping hell — and no dignity
The FT contributing editor on grammar and Goebbels
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