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Longevity or rentability — which one matters more to investors?
Blair was brought low by vanity and greed. Cameron will follow Major’s example, says Bruce Anderson
The outgoing prime minister brought in a generous and civilised Conservatism, writes Vernon Bogdanor
The European debate with its questions of history and sovereignty has not changed much since 1960
Case shut as former MP Harvey Proctor is told he will face no further action
Conservative splits have always been about personalities as well as principles, writes Tim Bale
The once muscular platinum miner is struggling with falling prices and expensive operations
Police accused of pursuing inquiries based on incomplete evidence
There were cover-ups and malefactors in the 1970s but that does not prove Heath accusations are true
IPCC to look at allegations that Wiltshire force did not pursue case against former PM
Ed could well do a Ted and beat the more popular leader, writes Tim Bale
Keeping quiet can be painful for ex-CEOs, but it is likely to be better in the end
The FT economics commentator recalls pivotal moments in the British political economy
The alliance of beliefs that formed an ideology no longer exists, says Richard Vinen
Helen Mirren as the Queen, directed by Stephen Daldry: this is not so much a drama, more a theatrical event
It is irresponsible to ask a country to renew vows to a marriage it cannot abide, writes Simon May
Former Financial Times reporter John Bourne dies, age 86
Best-known for his acid political cartoons, Ralph Steadman tells why his latest book is about birds
Osborne unable to conceal the fact he is being a politician
They don’t often make the headlines but some of their stories captured the public imagination
Britain’s position is attracting a mix of exasperation and indifference
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