Clive Anderson Talks Bark
Clive Anderson was one of the most provocative interviewers of the 90s, irritating politicians and entertainers alike. Twenty years on, we find out if his bark was worse than his bite
Loud and clear
Mary Creagh has shown herself to be more than capable of embarrassing the government – and Russell Brand. Now shadowing the international development brief, can she do it again? Sam Macrory spoke to her to find out
Survival of the Fittest
David Cameron wants to make this a presidential general election, and that's why his fitness regime has been stepped up
What Henry Did Next

Henry Marsh made his name as a neurosurgeon, but is now enjoying a second career as a critically acclaimed author. He spoke to Sam Macrory about his book Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, and wonders what David Cameron might take from reading it

Survival of the Fittest

Rotating box by George Pascoe-Watson / 16 Jan 2015

Survival of the Fittest

David Cameron wants to make this a presidential general election, and that's why his fitness regime has been stepped up

Creature Discomforts

Articles by Sam Macrory / 13 Jan 2015

Creature Discomforts

When David Cameron described Ed Miliband as "wriggling like an eel" yesterday, he was following...  

The McGuffin Effect

Articles by Joe McGuffin / 07 Jan 2015

The McGuffin Effect

Joe McGuffin, Labour's US strategist, calls time on the Christmas holidays and asks Ed Miliband the big question: just how much is a quart of milk? 

Total Politics Statement

Rotating box 18 Dec 2014

Total Politics Statement

Total Politics is moving online-only from 2015 as part of our wider digital-first strategy.

Members of the Board

Rotating box by Alex Stevenson / 14 Dec 2014

Members of the Board

When all the meeting room game-playing is done, which games do those of a political bent like to play? Alex Stevenson rolls the dice

"I had to do what I thought was right"

Rotating box by Ben Lazarus / 11 Dec 2014

"I had to do what I thought was right"

Ben Lazarus talks to Tommy Robinson, former EDL front-man, about walking away from his past and finding ways to help his hometown

An Injection of Realism

Rotating box by Sam Macrory / 09 Dec 2014

An Injection of Realism

After a bruising end to his time at the DCMS, Jeremy Hunt is a politician...  

Lunch with... Lord Winston

Articles by Jess Bowie / 07 Dec 2014

Lunch with... Lord Winston

Britain’s best-known reproductive health expert sits down for lunch with Jess Bowie. Photo by Louise Haywood-Schiefer

The McGuffin Effect

Rotating box by Ian Martin / 02 Dec 2014

The McGuffin Effect

After a disastrous month, McGuffin holds crunch talks with Snoop Dougy Doug as they wonder whether there’s any way to get rid of the Milistone round their necks…

Loud and clear

Articles by Sam Macrory / 19 Jan 2015

Loud and clear

Mary Creagh has shown herself to be more than capable of embarrassing the government – and Russell Brand. Now shadowing the international development brief, can she do it again? Sam Macrory spoke to her to find out

What Henry Did Next

Articles by Sam Macrory / 18 Jan 2015

What Henry Did Next

Henry Marsh made his name as a neurosurgeon, but is now enjoying a second career...  

One week down...

Rotating box by Sam Macrory / 12 Jan 2015

One week down...

If a week is a long time in politics, the next four months may feel interminable. Last week saw the start of campaigning for the general election in May, with a series of carefully choreographed events and launches rapidly descending into free-form mud-slinging. Events, of course, will get in the way, but here's seven lessons learnt from the first seven days of the long, long campaign…

Politics returns...

Articles 07 Jan 2015

Politics returns...

Leader by default?

Rotating box by Stephen Tall / 13 Dec 2014

Leader by default?

The Lib Dems have stuck by Clegg against all odds. Why? Stephen Tall offers his...  

Killing Him Softly

Rotating box by Dan Hodges / 13 Dec 2014

Killing Him Softly

For a masterclass in how not to deal with a political coup, look no further...  

The Gang of Four

Rotating box by George Pascoe-Watson / 10 Dec 2014

The Gang of Four

Four men are running the government these days, and there’s not a Liberal Democrat in sight

Only Rowntrees has the answer?

Rotating box by Sam Macrory / 08 Dec 2014

Only Rowntrees has the answer?

With poverty on the rise in the UK, are politicians saying and doing the right things to address the problem and are the public actually listening? Sam Macrory travelled to York to meet Julia Unwin, the head of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, to find out more. Photos by Paul Heartfield

Health Warnings

Rotating box by Sam Macrory and Jess Bowie / 04 Dec 2014

Health Warnings

Struggling in the polls, a leader under pressure, and now the Tories trying to seize a lead on the NHS. These are tough times for Labour. So what will the shadow health secretary do next? Sam Macrory and Jess Bowie catch up with Andy Burnham. Photos by Jack Lawson

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