The scenes in Athens, with thousands of protesters attempting to storm the Greek parliament, should send a chill down the spines of the British government this weekend.
Gordon Brown’s physical presence in 10 Downing Street, while irksome, was not really the problem.
It was always dangerous to let Gordon Brown near real voters.
Next week’s election may well bring Conservatism to a crossroads.
The volcanic ash cloud over Britain, which for days kept nearly all aircraft grounded, was much more than an inconvenience.
As we celebrate St George’s Day, it is worth asking just what England has done to deserve being landed in such a mess.
If economics is the dismal science, manifesto-writing must rank as a candidate for the most dismal of arts.
Many people’s walk to the polling station on 6 May will be spiced up by the prospect of playing a part in Gordon Brown’s removal from 10 Downing Street.
There is something about Holy Week that seems utterly baffling to those unfamiliar with Christianity.
A few days ago a young Russian man, Grigori Perelman, was awarded a prize for solving one of mathematics’s most difficult problems.
David Cameron is always at his best on budget day.
If you want to know about Labour’s election campaign, simply turn on a commercial radio station.
The brutal assassination of the US government workers Lesley Enriquez and Arthur Redelfs, carried out by gangsters linked to the Juarez drugs cartel last week, is reported to have been a retaliatory exercise following the recent extradition of several Mexican drugs lords to the States.
The most distressing news of the week may be the suggestion that the world’s most entertaining love affair — between Nicolas Sarkozy and his First Lady, Carla Bruni — is drawing to a close.
A politician, a cocaine dealer, blackmail, links to organised crime and the mysterious death of a teenage boy: it is hard to think of more potent ingredients for a political scandal.
Michael Foot, who died on Wednesday, aged 96, was a wonderful man.
There is something distinctly Orwellian about Ed Balls’s latest wheeze.
It is an odd day when Ed Balls is rebuked for pandering to the religious right.
It is not just the revelations about Gordon Brown’s bullying behaviour towards his staff which mark him out as a failed leader; it is his hypocrisy.
Who can imagine the appalling strangeness of being ‘linked’ to the assassination of a man whom you have not heard of, in a country you have never visited, for reasons you do not understand? Perhaps Kafka.
This was the week when the Conservatives finally started to get it right.
This magazine salutes Robert Fidler, the Surrey farmer who built a family castle in secret and is now fighting a court order that it should be demolished.
First parliament, now the BBC. Steadily, the public is seeing details of the kind of lifestyles that have been funded by the taxpayer for all these years.
Should John Terry be stripped of his captain’s armband for conducting an extramarital affair with a teammate’s girlfriend, getting her pregnant, and then paying for her to have an abortion? Of course not.
The Pope certainly knows how to make an entrance.