Nothing presidential about new EU president’s job

Author: By John Lichfield Tomorrow night, we are told, European Union leaders will meet in Brussels to choose the first president of Europe. According…

Measuring Labour’s Glasgow triumph

Author: By Chris Mead, Press Association The new constituency was created under boundary changes in 2005 since when its only MP has been Michael Marti…

Brown to get tough on student visas and foreign skilled workers

Author: By Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor He argued that attracting talented migrants remained crucial to Britain’s prosperity but said i…

Mandelson named ‘undisputed alpha male’ of Westminster

Author: By Joe Churcher, Press Association The Business Secretary, whose surprise comeback earned him the Best Newcomer prize in last year’s Thr…

Tory Eurosceptics threaten ‘all-out war’ over Brussels

Author: By Jane Merrick, Political Editor The Conservative leader last week tried to buy more time from the Eurosceptic wing of his party by promising…

Schoolboy confronts Griffin at memorial

Author: By Chris Green and Tom Peck On Wednesday the pupil, William Robey, was in Ypres visiting the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing as part of a s…

Backlash at Cameron over Euro referendum

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political Editor Two Tory MEPs resigned from their front-bench posts in the European Parliament in protest at Mr Cameron&#821…

Tories dismiss EU backlash

Author: By Daniel Bentley and Tom Morgan, Press Association The Conservative leader yesterday promised to try to wrest back powers from the European U…

Support for Blair crumbles despite PM’s rescue mission

Author: By Nigel Morris, Vanessa Mock in Brussels and Tony Paterson in Berlin A succession of countries cast doubt on Mr Blair’s chances of winn…

They put me up against a lynch mob, Griffin complains

Author: By Cahal Milmo, Chief Reporter The far-right politician, who used his appearance on BBC1’s flagship debating programme to insist that ga…