Rory Stewart

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‘We’re both romantic about what politics can be’: Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart on their double act
To judge by the huge success of their podcast The Rest Is Politics, the UK still has an appetite for political ideas and debate. But how do the Labour stalwart and the Tory maverick really get on?

Rachel Cooke

28, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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For all his hardman mantras, Raab forgot rule one: don’t be a massive arse | Marina Hyde
Where does Raab’s resignation leave Rishi Sunak? The PM’s pledge to leave scandal behind is wearing thin, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

21, Apr, 2023 @11:40 AM

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Podcasts in pivotal moment as number of new shows drops by 80%
Analysts uncover dramatic worldwide decline, even though demand for content remains high

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

04, Feb, 2023 @4:57 PM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2022
Porn money talk, conspiracy theories, near-fatal tiger attacks and the bleak hilarity of Kathy Burke: it’s the pods of the year

Alexi Duggins, Hollie Richardson, Hannah J Davies and Hannah Verdier

23, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Rory Stewart’s centrist Tory party exists only in his mind | Letters
Letters: If Rory Stewart really believed in socially liberal principles he would have crossed the floor to another party, writes Yoav Tzabar, while Les Summers does not accept his claim that Boris Johnson could make a comeback


04, Sep, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Boris Johnson wants to ‘do a Berlusconi’ back to power, says Rory Stewart
Former Tory rival says outgoing PM aims to return to No 10 in style of other deposed populists

Aubrey Allegretti and Sirin Kale

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Being an MP was bad for my brain, body and soul’: Rory Stewart on politics, privilege and podcast stardom
He’s been an author, a diplomat, a soldier, a cabinet minister – and still dreams of changing the world. The recovering Tory talks about his friendship with Alastair Campbell, the gaffes that haunt him and his fears about Boris Johnson

Sirin Kale

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Tory party’s lurch to right ‘painful’ to watch, says Rory Stewart
Former minister also argues Britain should move beyond first-past-post political system at Edinburgh festival fringe

Rachel Hall

06, Aug, 2022 @6:45 PM

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Alastair Campbell: ‘Liz Truss as PM is so appalling it’s almost unthinkable – which means it could happen’
The former Downing Street spin doctor on the Tory leadership contenders, the need for political reform and Tony Blair’s legacy

Tim Adams

17, Jul, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Long-term refugee targets ‘would help west regain moral purpose’
Under former Tory MP Rory Stewart’s plans, countries would take in an agreed number of refugees annually

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

15, Feb, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Alan Bennett dedicates Kipling poem A Dead Statesman to Boris Johnson
The playwright’s annual diary excerpt criticises the prime minister and Donald Trump and recalls an encounter with Philip Roth

Alison Flood

22, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Which top UK politicians have admitted to drug use?
From Boris Johnson to Lisa Nandy, quite a few senior MPs seem to have dabbled but they now say they regret it

Peter Walker

06, Dec, 2021 @6:21 PM

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