Gordon Brown

Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’
black lives matter
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Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 22 June
22 Jun 2020
What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now
Theresa May
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What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now

Three former PMs unite to condemn Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU without a deal
24 Jul 2019
Are we sleepwalking into another financial crisis?
New York Stock Exchange
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Are we sleepwalking into another financial crisis?

Former PM Gordon Brown warns that problems surrounding the 2008 crash remain unresolved
13 Sep 2018
Five dramatic political coups in recent British history
Brown, Blair
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Five dramatic political coups in recent British history

From Purnell’s plot to the curry house coup, May and Corbyn are by no means the first modern-day leaders to face mutinies
4 Sep 2018
Cameron rated the third-worst prime minister since WWII
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 10:British Prime Minister David Cameron waves as he enters Number 10 Downing Street on May 10, 2012 in London, England. Andy Coulson, a former editor of the News of the
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Cameron rated the third-worst prime minister since WWII

Former Conservative MP fares badly in survey of 82 academics - but who is bottom of the list?
14 Oct 2016
ELECTION 2015: It could be a tie, says Ashcroft
Columnist Don Brind
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ELECTION 2015: It could be a tie, says Ashcroft

Polling shows two main parties could tie on 272 apiece - with surging SNP holding the balance of power
5 Mar 2015
ED MILIBAND: Labour leader who beat his brother
Labour leader Ed Miliband
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ED MILIBAND: Labour leader who beat his brother

From 'weedy and square' comprehensive school pupil to opposition leader. Will Ed be the next PM?
3 Dec 2014

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Ed Miliband: The disaster is he never got a life
Columnist Robert Chesshyre
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Ed Miliband: The disaster is he never got a life

Sadly, unless the men in white coats (or M&S suits) come for Miliband, it is too late to change leaders
7 Oct 2014
Alex Salmond and Ed Miliband are referendum’s big losers
The Mole
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Alex Salmond and Ed Miliband are referendum’s big losers

What hope of Miliband leading Labour to victory in May if he can’t connect with party supporters?
19 Sep 2014
Scotland decides: final polls show late swing to No camp
Don Brind
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Scotland decides: final polls show late swing to No camp

Six-point lead for No as polls prepare to open - perhaps it's not 'too close to call' after all
18 Sep 2014
Scotland on the brink: Darling condemns bullyboy tactics
The Mole
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Scotland on the brink: Darling condemns bullyboy tactics

No leader accuses Alex Salmond of condoning Yes supporters who have over-stepped the mark
17 Sep 2014
PANIC OVER? New Scotland poll puts No ahead
Don Brind
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PANIC OVER? New Scotland poll puts No ahead

Survation poll shows a six-point lead for No: has Alex Salmond's Yes campaign peaked too early?
10 Sep 2014
THE MOLE: Don't drag Queen into this, says Major
The Mole
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THE MOLE: Don't drag Queen into this, says Major

Queen must not be asked to intervene, says former Tory PM, whatever she might feel privately
10 Sep 2014
Why it's been left to Gordon Brown to save the kingdom
The Mole
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Why it's been left to Gordon Brown to save the kingdom

With Scottish Labour supporters ignoring Miliband and Darling, only Brown can sell 'home rule' option
9 Sep 2014
MURDOCH II: Return of 'the Great Meddler'
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MURDOCH II: Return of 'the Great Meddler'

Is Murdoch, attracted by power rather than party politics, set to play king-maker in Scotland?
9 Sep 2014
Ukip's Clacton coup could open TV debate door for Farage
Don Brind
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Ukip's Clacton coup could open TV debate door for Farage

With Boris Johnson refusing to stand against defector Carswell, victory could be very sweet for Ukip leader
1 Sep 2014
Miliband should sack Ed Balls – he's too moderate! Eh?
The Mole
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Miliband should sack Ed Balls – he's too moderate! Eh?

Shadow chancellor's bid to bury party's tax-and-spend reputation alienates some MPs and union bosses
4 Aug 2014
Harriet Harman: sexism cost me deputy PM job
Harriet Harman
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Harriet Harman: sexism cost me deputy PM job

Harman accuses Gordon Brown of discrimination and David Cameron of 'window dressing'
9 Jul 2014
DON BRIND: Will 'nebbish' Ed get the last laugh?
Don Brind
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DON BRIND: Will 'nebbish' Ed get the last laugh?

Ed is nowhere near as unpopular as Gordon Brown – and Cameron was unable to knock him out
19 May 2014
Thatcher funeral: Falklands theme, and no Argentines
Flowers and mementos left by members of the public and admirers sit outside the home of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in central London on April 8th 2013. Former British pri
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Thatcher funeral: Falklands theme, and no Argentines

Among the international guests will be FW De Klerk, the last president of apartheid South Africa
11 Apr 2013
THE MOLE: David Miliband lacked killer touch
Mole
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THE MOLE: David Miliband lacked killer touch

South Shields by-election gives Ed Miliband chance of a victory parade in one of Labour's safest seats
27 Mar 2013
Diane Abbott on warpath over Ed's immigration mea culpa
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 12: Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband arrives to give evidence at the Leveson Inquiry on June 12, 2012 in London, England. This phase of the inquiry into the culture, pra
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Diane Abbott on warpath over Ed's immigration mea culpa

But can Miliband's measured tones win over those who think he's too soft on immigration?
6 Mar 2013
Tory-leaning Nick Clegg a prisoner of his own
Polling station
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Tory-leaning Nick Clegg a prisoner of his own

The Mole: Pressure mounts from Ashdown and other Liberals for a Labour pact
11 May 2010
What they are saying about Gordon Brown
Gordon Brown
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What they are saying about Gordon Brown

Tory press furious at Nick Clegg’s decision to ‘play footsie’ with Labour
11 May 2010
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 18 Jan 2010
Chemical Ali
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 18 Jan 2010

18 Jan 2010
France and Britain find unity in
Sarkozy and Brown
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France and Britain find unity in

But there's no sign of the US following suit, despite polls showing anger at bank execs
11 Dec 2009
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