Ed Balls

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The week in TV: The Shrink Next Door; Inside the Care Crisis With Ed Balls; Beat the Devil; The Tower
A conniving shrink takes over his patient’s life as Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd reunite; Ed Balls gets to grips with elderly care; and Ralph Fiennes fumes in the David Hare play the BBC didn’t want

Barbara Ellen

14, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Ed Balls on his childhood look: ‘A wonky bowl! What was Mum thinking?’
The former cabinet minister recreates a childhood photo and talks about his journey from political ‘bruiser’ to Strictly hero and beyond

Harriet Gibsone

01, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘I could have had a midlife crisis’: Ed Balls on cooking and life after politics
He’s been shadow chancellor, and he wowed the crowds on Strictly. Now Ed Balls has written a book that’s part memoir, part cookbook. He talks about kitchen confidence, failing at diets – and why politics is still a hot subject for him

Ed Cumming

22, Aug, 2021 @9:22 AM

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Why Gordon Brown left the most famous dinner in politics still hungry
In a revealing new book, former MP Ed Balls unveils a twist to the infamous ‘Granita pact’ story

Mark Townsend

22, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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US message to Britain in bilateral trade talks: it's us – or China
Proposed clause seen by diplomats intended to be a lever to deter closer UK-China relations

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

12, May, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Nobel prize-winning immunologist accidentally asks Twitter when he'll be able to get a drink
Australian Prof Peter Doherty, whose eponymous institute has led the country’s coronavirus research, lit up the internet with an Ed Balls moment on Monday

Michael McGowan

27, Apr, 2020 @8:37 AM

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The week in TV: Star Trek: Picard; Avenue 5; Travels in Euroland With Ed Balls – review
Jean-Luc Picard returned from retirement in the sophisticated new Star Trek, while there were laughs when Hugh Laurie got lost in space

Euan Ferguson

26, Jan, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Gravitas, surprises and John Bercow: TV election night coverage
The BBC goes in heavy, Channel 4 goes for laughs and Sky News boasts the former Speaker as a pundit

Harriet Sherwood

07, Dec, 2019 @8:28 PM

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TV tonight: Strictly, Little Mix and Love Island unite and have a mountain to climb
Stars are scaling Kilimanjaro for Red Nose Day, as Richard Gere continues his twisted foray into TV

Hannah J Davies, Ellen E Jones, Ali Catterall, Jack Seale, Phil Harrison, David Stubbs and Paul Howlett

13, Mar, 2019 @5:59 AM

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Can anyone out-dance Theresa May? The greatest movers in politics – ranked!
After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Republican-silencing moves, here’s our ultimate list of dancing politicians

Martin Belam

05, Jan, 2019 @10:57 AM

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Meet the politicians who don't dance like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | Phoebe-Jane Boyd
Welcome to the pleasure dome of political dancing, says writer Phoebe-Jane Boyd

Phoebe-Jane Boyd

04, Jan, 2019 @3:15 PM

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How Gordon Brown contributed to Tory austerity policy | Letters
Letters from David Purdy, David Beake, Martin London, Bernard Watson, DBC Reed and Adrian Berridge


14, Sep, 2018 @4:07 PM

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