How Margaret Thatcher made Britain great again

News Wed 25 Feb, AT 14:49

As the BBC tells the story of Margaret Thatcher’s downfall in a major new drama, historian Andrew Roberts assesses her legacy

How the BNP moved into the political mainstream

News Mon 23 Feb, AT 15:03

The reluctance of the three main parties to tackle sensitive issues that matter to many voters is driving people into the arms of extremists

Big beast Kenneth Clarke is just a Tory white elephant

News Tue 20 Jan, AT 00:00

The former Chancellor brings nothing new to the Conservatives but rampaging ambition and a questionable political legacy

Oleg Deripaska, last man standing

News Tue 21 Oct, AT 01:00

Banned from America, the Russian billionaire at the centre of the Tory donor row. By Philip Jacobson

Why Cameron’s speech didn’t really matter

News Thu 2 Oct, AT 09:43

The banking crisis has played into Brown’s hands. Tories must bide their time, says Donald Malcolm