Harman demands apology for Mail’s paedophile ‘smears’ Labour deputy leader steps up her attack on rightwing paper, calling on it to retract its ‘politically motivated’ claims.
Ed Miliband rejects claims of Labour trio’s links to paedophile campaign Labour leader reacts to Daily Mail allegations against Harriet Harman, Jack Dromey and Patricia Hewitt.
Harman rejects paedophile links claim Labour deputy leader issues point-by-point rebuttal of Daily Mail’s claims that she says are an attempt to smear her.
Miliband furious over Mail article about father Labour leader accuses newspaper of lying and overstepping boundaries, but aides nervous about taking on press giant.
Ed Miliband attacks Daily Mail for smearing his father Labour leader reacts angrily to newspaper’s suggestion that his father was an unpatriotic Marxist who ‘hated Britain’.
Press industry pushes ahead with new regulator despite political deadlock Leading newspaper and magazine publishers take first steps in setting up Independent Press Standards Organisation.
From curriculum rows to Niall Ferguson’s remarks on Keynes, our past is the fuel for debate about the future The bullish Harvard historian Niall Ferguson cut an unfamiliar, almost meek figure last week. As reports of his ugly suggestion that John Maynard Keynes’s homosexuality had made the great economist indifferent to the prospects of future […]
The inaugural Bad Grammar award has gone to a group of academics for an open letter in which they criticised education secretary Michael Gove. Are we too hung up on the correct use of language? Charlie Higson, comedian and author Language is a uniquely human attribute, one of the things that makes us what we […]
Friends Life does U-turn on £100,000 life insurance payout to bereaved family of cancer sufferer The bereaved family of a man whose £100,000 life insurance claim was rejected has now been awarded the money, after their plight was publicised in The Observer. The newspaper reported last December on the case of Nic Hughes, who died […]
Swede who briefed MPs on peril of pre-school daycare admits he has no academic degree A Swedish childcare “expert” who was called to brief MPs last month on the dangers of subsidised daycare has been attacked as “unscientific” and “unqualified” by the author of the main study on which he drew. Jonas Himmelstrand, the keynote […]