“Writing my memoir, A Journey, has been a fascinating and enjoyable experience”, says Tony Blair. Judging from his lukewarm delivery one would hope more it was more “fascinating and enjoyable” than recording this promo: Much has been written on the publishing battle between Blair and his former consigliere Peter Mandelson, who beat him to publication with […]

The point when your newspaper outflanks Nadine Dorries is arguably a good one to pause for reflection. Opinion appears to be crystallising around the view that The Sun newspaper’s coverage of the prime minister’s so-called “insulting” letter of condolence to the family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan has rather less to do with that conflict and ‘our […]