Alan Brien: Witty, intelligent journalist and author of ‘Lenin: the novel’

Alan Brien was a pivotal member of this all-star team that included Bernard Levin, Henry Fairlie and Katharine Whitehorn. He served as the drama criti…

Plans to fast-track new nuclear power stations

Author: By Russell Lynch, Press Association Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband will tomorrow announce a series of national policy stateme…

Cadbury to face hostile takeover bid

Author: By Russell Lynch, Press Association Cadbury first rejected a £10.2 billion proposal from the maker of Toblerone, Oreos biscuits and Dairylea i…

Government to create three new high street banks

Author: PA According to The Sunday Telegraph, Alistair Darling will announce that Treasury-controlled Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group …

Anne’s bull terrier must see the shrink

Author: By Andrew Clennell The Princess Royal will send her troublesome English bull terrier, Florence, which savaged a maid and killed one of the Que…

Head of British Army backs call for more troops

Author: By Gavin Cordon, PA General Sir David Richards said sending reinforcements would enable the Nato coalition to start winning the “psychol…

Red faces on the City desks

Author: By Stefan Stern These are hectic times on City desks. Meltdown at Enron,rogue trading at a US subsidiary of Allied Irish Banks (AIB), and now …

BBC ‘faces cash cuts to fund Digital Britain’

Author: By Vicky Shaw, Press Association The document, compiled by Communications Minister Lord Carter, will tackle issues such as universal broadband…

Tories to tackle the media studies menace

Author: By Jane Merrick, Political Editor Vocational qualifications, including Labour’s new diploma, would be stripped from league table ranking…

Donald Trelford: After 218 years, will The Observer fall victim to a historic pledge?

The rival bids were comparable financially. The difference was that in one, The Observer would remain a separate title, but in the other it would have…