Recent articles by Nigel Horne

David Cameron

Cameron ‘sorry’ as expenses spotlight turns on Tories

News Mon 11 May, AT 09:11

‘Another bad day for Parliament,’ admits the Tory leader as senior Conservatives are shown to have exploited the allowances system

Gordon Brown

New storm over ministers’ lavish expenses claims

News Fri 8 May, AT 08:51

The Prime Minister and several members of his Cabinet have exploited the generous parliamentary allowances, according to a Daily Telegraph leak

Damian McBride; Derek Draper

Derek Draper quits as LabourList editor

News Thu 7 May, AT 08:54

Once again, the former spin doctor has been shunned by Labour Party insiders

Gordon Brown

Speculation grows over Gordon Brown’s future

News Mon 4 May, AT 09:57

Cabinet rivals rush to the PM’s defence after Hazel Blears attacks the government’s ‘lamentable’ failure to communicate

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy is the new Poet Laureate

News Fri 1 May, AT 11:03

So farewell then, Andrew Motion... A Scotswoman born in the Gorbals is the new Laureate

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy set to be first female Poet Laureate

News Wed 29 Apr, AT 09:16

Reports say the lesbian Scottish poet’s name has gone to the Queen for confirmation

ITV chief executive Michael Grade

Showman Michael Grade does it again, and quits ITV

News Thu 23 Apr, AT 01:00

One of British television’s most flamboyant and successful executives has thrown in the towel at struggling commercial broadcaster ITV

Chef Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay left out of world’s top 50 restaurants

News Tue 21 Apr, AT 01:00

No place for the celebrity TV chef as his former protege Marcus Wareing sneaks up on him

G20 police face new probe after fresh video emerges

News Tue 14 Apr, AT 01:00

Police face a new investigation after the posting of a YouTube video that appears to show a police officer striking a woman twice at the G20 protests

‘Criminal inquiry’ call after G20 police attack is filmed

News Wed 8 Apr, AT 01:00

Video posted by the Guardian shows a ‘sickening and unprovoked attack’ by police on the man who died during the G20 protests in London

Geoff Hoon joins the ‘easy living’ brigade

News Mon 6 Apr, AT 13:12

The former Defence Secretary claimed expenses on his country house and rent out his London home while living in a third property rent-free

Obama’s G20: being President just got heavier

News Wed 1 Apr, AT 13:20

The visit to London gives the new American president the chance to prove himself among equals and not-so-equals

Binyam Mohamed: police probe MI5 torture claims

News Thu 26 Mar, AT 13:31

The Met has been called in to investigate claims that British secret services were complicit in the torture of a UK resident

BBC defends news coverage of Jade Goody’s death

News Tue 24 Mar, AT 12:39

The BBC has received 70 official complaints while website users tell the Corporation to leave frivolities to OK! and Sky TV

McNulty: will Standards Committee act now?

News Mon 23 Mar, AT 12:51

Another questionable use of ministerial expenses has led to more calls for a wide-ranging inquiry into MPs' perks and standards in public life

How Amanda Knox has captivated the global media

News Fri 16 Jan, AT 00:00

American exchange student is a media celebrity in Italy where she goes on trial today charged with murdering former roommate Meredith Kercher

Captured: one of the world’s most wanted men

News Tue 22 Jul, AT 17:37

Radovan Karadzic was practising as an ‘alternative’ doctor in Belgrade, reports Nigel Horne

Can 1m people stop the gravy train?

First Post Fri 12 May, AT 11:28

As another trek to Strasbourg begins, Nigel Horne reports on a petition to halt the monthly ritual


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