David Cameron

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As an act of charity, perhaps Eton could protect us from its less impressive products | Catherine Bennett
With prodigies such as Kwasi Kwarteng, Boris Johnson and David Cameron, surely some sort of vetting is in order

Catherine Bennett

01, Oct, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Kamila Shamsie on the crisis in British politics: ‘What kind of democracy is this?’
Growing up in Pakistan, the novelist experienced the euphoria of free elections and the disillusionment when vested interests reasserted themselves. She reflects on the parallels with Westminster today

Kamila Shamsie

20, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Entirely right’ for Charles to have lobbied ministers, says David Cameron
Former PM says he never felt Charles interfered, and ‘black spider memos’ should have stayed private

Jessica Elgot

11, Sep, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Lend me your ears! The art of political speechwriting
The politicians deliver the words but who writes them? We talk to the experts whose job is to come up with the memorable phrases

Andrew Anthony

11, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Secret of the Queen’s soft power – across seven decades and 15 prime ministers
Elizabeth II got on well with PMs of widely differing politics and backgrounds and played a key role in the background of British politics

Gaby Hinsliff

10, Sep, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Liz Truss’s victory speech bodes ill for her tenure in office | Letters
Letters: The new prime minister’s praise for Boris Johnson was tone-deaf, says Russell Hunter, while Peter Cave points to the empty words of previous Tory leaders. Plus letters from Su Hardman, Jennifer Braithwaite and Peter Miller

Letters

06, Sep, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Get Brexit dung: how Boris Johnson was targeted in manure stunt before EU vote
A new book reveals how David Cameron aide suggested Momentum dump animal faeces outside the former London mayor’s home

Toby Helm

03, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Liz Truss is a Gen-Xer like me. We shouldn’t be the ones in power right now | Rafael Behr
The relative global stability that I grew up with is long gone, yet one of my peers is carrying on like nothing has changed, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr

Rafael Behr

11, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Pyramid of Lies by Duncan Mavin review – the disgraced financier who charmed David Cameron
This meticulous study reveals the greed and gullibility of the ex-prime minister whose endorsement of Australian financier Lex Greensill tells us much about how politicians operate

Nick Cohen

24, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What Elon’s giving up: Twitter’s best moments – from Boaty McBoatface to Trump’s ban
Elon Musk says he no longer wants to buy Twitter – but the social media platform has changed the world, made us laugh, and made us furious. We look at some of its landmark moments

Stuart Heritage

12, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Margaret Thatcher to Theresa May: dramatic prime ministerial resignations
Tony Blair chose a Labour club in north-east England to announce his departure while David Cameron said he had to go after Brexit poll

Alexandra Topping

07, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Was Boris Johnson the worst prime minister of recent times?
Analysis: after Johnson’s resignation, how does he compare with his four predecessors as PM?

Dan Sabbagh

07, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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