William Hague

How long will the Tory rule last?
Boris Johnson
In Depth

How long will the Tory rule last?

Former Conservative leader William Hague suggests Boris Johnson is set for ‘decades of dominance in the North’
17 Dec 2019
Is the Tory party in danger of falling apart?
theresa may unhappy
In Depth

Is the Tory party in danger of falling apart?

Senior Conservatives fear ongoing Brexit row will lead to permanent split
11 Dec 2018
Is this how the Tories will fix the 'Theresa May problem'?
Theresa May in Norwich on election day
In Brief

Is this how the Tories will fix the 'Theresa May problem'?

Westminster is full of rumours about how the Prime Minister will be replaced. Here are the papers' favourites
26 Jun 2017
Brad Pitt cleared after child abuse investigation
Brangelina
In Brief

Brad Pitt cleared after child abuse investigation

Case related to an incident on a private plane one day before Angelina Jolie filed for divorce
10 Nov 2016
English votes for English laws: how will the proposals work?
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In Brief

English votes for English laws: how will the proposals work?

Proposals to side-line Scotland's MPs on English matters branded 'an unworkable dog's breakfast'
22 Oct 2015
Tories aim to 'bury' Speaker thanks to Hague's plotting
The Mole
In Depth

Tories aim to 'bury' Speaker thanks to Hague's plotting

Not one but two Machiavellian plots uncovered: Miliband was led into the VAT trap, it transpires
26 Mar 2015
TORY TALKS: Can Cameron halt rebellion?
 PM David Cameron
In Depth

TORY TALKS: Can Cameron halt rebellion?

After promising Scotland more powers, PM needs to reach a fair constitutional settlement for UK
22 Sep 2014

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CHESSHYRE: Cabinet shake-up a "reshuffle of the bland"
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In Depth

CHESSHYRE: Cabinet shake-up a "reshuffle of the bland"

Few politicians today have had real, demanding jobs before entering politics – and it shows
16 Jul 2014
Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove loses Education post
Michael Gove leaves Downing St after losing job as Eductation Secretary
In Brief

Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove loses Education post

Cull of 'pale, male and stale' Tories makes room for women in largest reshuffle to date
15 Jul 2014
Day of the long knives: why Michael Gove had to go
Education Secretary Michael Gove is called in to Downing Street
In Depth

Day of the long knives: why Michael Gove had to go

Cameron gives government a feminine makeover in an effort to win the 2015 general election
15 Jul 2014
British embassy in Iran to re-open amid Iraq crisis
Protesters storm British embassy in Tehran, Iran, in 2011
In Brief

British embassy in Iran to re-open amid Iraq crisis

Shared interest in confronting Isis militants warms diplomatic relations between West and Iran
17 Jun 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: Isis shows we must protect our borders
Crispin Black
In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: Isis shows we must protect our borders

If Isis, from a standing start, can threaten Baghdad in a few days, then nothing is safe
17 Jun 2014
Fighting Isis could mean targeting British citizens
The Mole
In Depth

Fighting Isis could mean targeting British citizens

Government under pressure to do something about British jihadists joining Islamist takeover campaign
13 Jun 2014
Patrick Mercer MP banned from Parliament for six months
Don Brind
In Depth

Patrick Mercer MP banned from Parliament for six months

Tory who branded David Cameron 'an arse' will cause awkard by-election if he stands down
29 Apr 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: West should back Ukraine partition
Crispin Black
In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: West should back Ukraine partition

If we are happy to let Scotland go (depending on the referendum), we should let Ukraine split too
3 Mar 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 11 Jul 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 11 Jul 2013

11 Jul 2013
What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted
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In Depth

What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted

Fears of further violence as world leaders avoid calling army takeover a 'coup'
4 Jul 2013
Justice for Kenya's Mau Mau as UK offers cash and apology
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In Brief

Justice for Kenya's Mau Mau as UK offers cash and apology

Compensation of £20m for 5,200 insurgents abused and tortured by British troops in colonial Kenya
6 Jun 2013
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
In Depth

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
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 4 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 4 Mar 2013

4 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 7 Nov 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 7 Nov 2012

7 Nov 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Jul 2012

16 Jul 2012
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