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Nigel Horne

Nigel Horne is Comment Editor of The Week.co.uk. He was formerly Editor of the website until September 2013. He previously held executive roles at The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Times.

Ed Miliband goes from Wallace to womaniser
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Ed Miliband goes from Wallace to womaniser

‘Tangled’ love life of Ed Miliband and Stephanie Flanders will do no harm to Labour leader's image
10 Apr 2015
Was that the most depressing item ever on the Today prog?
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Was that the most depressing item ever on the Today prog?

BBC reporter goes to Wolverhampton South West and finds not one student interested in voting
20 Feb 2015
The Good Right: a soft ‘n’ furry Tory alternative
Columnist Nigel Horne
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The Good Right: a soft ‘n’ furry Tory alternative

Tim Montgomerie and Stephan Shakespeare propose a new compassionate Conservatism. Here’s how…
19 Feb 2015
Ed Miliband and the Creme de Menthe problem
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Ed Miliband and the Creme de Menthe problem

Asked what beverage Miliband would be, a focus group suggested ‘a drink nobody would order’
10 Feb 2015
ELECTION 2015: Does Miliband need Toxic Tony?
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ELECTION 2015: Does Miliband need Toxic Tony?

Why Miliband might be ‘cautious’ about accepting Blair’s offer to do ‘whatever the party wants’ to help it win
9 Feb 2015
BBC’s Daily Politics shows Newsnight how it’s done
Andrew Neil
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BBC’s Daily Politics shows Newsnight how it’s done

If taking on Big Business proves a turning point in Miliband’s fortunes, only Andrew Neil’s show was on the money
5 Feb 2015
Miliband finds his scoring boots in assault on Pessina
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Miliband finds his scoring boots in assault on Pessina

The Labour leader doesn’t always hit the open goals, as playwright David Hare reminded us at the weekend
3 Feb 2015
Election 2015: How long can this Green Party joke last?
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Election 2015: How long can this Green Party joke last?

Greens’ Natalie Bennett in ‘car crash’ interview while Sturgeon and Farage show why they’re a TV threat
26 Jan 2015
Time for grand coalition of Labour and the Tories?
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Time for grand coalition of Labour and the Tories?

It sounds like a joke – but some in Westminster are apparently beginning to take the idea seriously
21 Jan 2015
BLUNT vs BRYANT: Which is the bigger wazzock?
James Blunt
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BLUNT vs BRYANT: Which is the bigger wazzock?

And as for Chuka Umunna vs Dermot Murnaghan, what got into the Sky presenter? Should he be applying to Fox News?
20 Jan 2015
Five reasons why Ukip would dump Nigel Farage
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Five reasons why Ukip would dump Nigel Farage

Kerry Smith resigns after being caught ranting at ‘pooftahs’ and ‘peasants’ – but when will Farage go?
15 Dec 2014
Sex, leaks and lies: Basildon brush-off for Natasha and Neil
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Sex, leaks and lies: Basildon brush-off for Natasha and Neil

Bolter did not study PPE at Oxford as her CV claims: Hamilton pulls out after Ukip queries his expenses
11 Dec 2014
#CameronMustGo: PM's turn to face public ridicule
Columnist Nigel Horne
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#CameronMustGo: PM's turn to face public ridicule

Two new polls show Labour leading Tories by five points; Jack Monroe row fails to stop Twitterstorm
25 Nov 2014
Rise of Ukip is Cameron's fault – and Miliband's and Brown's
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Rise of Ukip is Cameron's fault – and Miliband's and Brown's

Why can't main parties come up with immigration policies to match the public's subtle concerns?
19 Nov 2014
'Bongo Bongo' cartoon lands Ukip candidate in the soup
Columnist Nigel Horne
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'Bongo Bongo' cartoon lands Ukip candidate in the soup

Ukip’s man in Dover posts cartoon lampooning party’s values – but is this how Ukippers truly feel, asks Tory
3 Nov 2014
UKIP BATTLE: How the Tories can fight back
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UKIP BATTLE: How the Tories can fight back

Cameron needs to explode the myths about Ukip's popularity and likeability while he has time
3 Oct 2014
ELECTION 2015: Why Cameron still looks like a loser
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ELECTION 2015: Why Cameron still looks like a loser

Polling points up two problems for the Tories: Ukip vote stays solid and there's a big swing to Labour
21 Aug 2014
2015 election countdown: will Ukip really sink the Tories?
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2015 election countdown: will Ukip really sink the Tories?

Tory optimists have been sustained by the belief that Ukip will fade: but polls suggest that won't happen
29 Jul 2014
2015 election countdown: too late to ditch Ed Miliband?
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2015 election countdown: too late to ditch Ed Miliband?

Alan Johnson’s memoirs and appearances on Question Time make him a popular candidate to take over
8 Jul 2014
LE PEN: Latest anti-Semitism row puts Marine on spot
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LE PEN: Latest anti-Semitism row puts Marine on spot

As Marine Le Pen tries to exploit the Front National's success at the polls, her father does it again…
10 Jun 2014
MARINE LE PEN: not as popular as she'd have us think
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MARINE LE PEN: not as popular as she'd have us think

Some crumbs of comfort for those who can't believe the French really admire the National Front
26 May 2014
Le Pen does it again: 'Ebola virus to wipe out immigrants'
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Le Pen does it again: 'Ebola virus to wipe out immigrants'

Has France's Front National really changed? Or does Jean-Marie Le Pen speak for its members?
22 May 2014
Two women editors ousted: badasses or just doing their job?
New York Times
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Two women editors ousted: badasses or just doing their job?

Did the editors of the New York Times and Le Monde face harsher criticism because they were female?
15 May 2014
Dan Hodges, Ed Miliband and a touch of class warfare
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Dan Hodges, Ed Miliband and a touch of class warfare

Telegraph blogger goes ballistic over Labour’s new party political spoof. Does he have a point?
8 May 2014
Deborah Rogers was here: death of a literary lioness
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Deborah Rogers was here: death of a literary lioness

Legendary agent will be missed by some of world's best novelists – McEwan, Ishiguro, Kenneally et al
2 May 2014
Front National test expats' love affair with France
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Front National test expats' love affair with France

Brits are not Islamaphobic on the whole – so what are those with homes in France to make of the FN?
8 Apr 2014
SEGO'S BACK: Trierweiler exit prompts Royal return
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SEGO'S BACK: Trierweiler exit prompts Royal return

Hatchets are buried, the musical chairs resume, and there's even talk that Julie Gayet will soon be gone
2 Apr 2014
Three Michelin stars: culinary Oscar or poisoned chalice?
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Three Michelin stars: culinary Oscar or poisoned chalice?

A young restaurateur in Reims has joined the ranks of three-starred chefs. So, where's the champagne?
24 Feb 2014
Barack Obama and Beyonce: a very on-off 'affair'
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Barack Obama and Beyonce: a very on-off 'affair'

Parisian photographer's bizarre claim threatens to overshadow Hollande's trip to DC. But not for long
10 Feb 2014
How French learned to love burgers
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How French learned to love burgers

It's not just McDonald's – three-quarters of French restaurants are now serving burgers
7 Feb 2014
Non to Valerie, Non to Julie: Hollande 'wants no First Lady'
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Non to Valerie, Non to Julie: Hollande 'wants no First Lady'

If he continues his romance with Julie Gayet, she's unlikely to be seen at the Elysee or on foreign trips
21 Jan 2014
Are we under-estimating the 'dynamic' Francois Hollande?
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Are we under-estimating the 'dynamic' Francois Hollande?

A brilliant mind, a witty companion, a bon viveur – is this why the French President gets the girls?
16 Jan 2014
TRIERWEILER: Hollande plays for time
Valerie Trierweiler
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TRIERWEILER: Hollande plays for time

Extended hospital visit allows dithering President to put off decision about his choice of First Lady
14 Jan 2014
FRENCH AFFAIR: Salacious tale could lift drooping polls
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FRENCH AFFAIR: Salacious tale could lift drooping polls

French presidential affair is a reminder that the new man in the Elysee Palace was meant to be DSK…
10 Jan 2014
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