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# gordon-brown - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Afghanistan is 'biggest humanitarian crisis of our time' and West must act, Gordon Brown says
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghanistan is 'biggest humanitarian crisis of our time' and West must act, Gordon Brown says

Dec 29th 2021, 8:57 AM 14,703 Views 16 Comments

The former British PM said more than half of the Afghan population is facing extreme hunger, including a million children who are at risk of starving to death.

# gordon-brown - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Simon and Leo beware - not everyone who inherits a country ends up enjoying it
# Poison Chalice
# Poison Chalice

Simon and Leo beware - not everyone who inherits a country ends up enjoying it

May 20th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,241 Views 27 Comments

Ruling a country without having been elected can be an endeavour fraught with danger.

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we'll do what we want' - Tory MP
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we'll do what we want' - Tory MP

Mar 10th 2015, 7:03 PM 17,282 Views 89 Comments

Gordon Brown reckons a Brexit would make the UK akin to the ‘North Korea of Europe’. So… would it?

# gordon-brown - Monday 22 September, 2014

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead
# What Now?
# What Now?

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 105 Views 42 Comments

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# gordon-brown - Saturday 20 September, 2014

'Better the devil you know': Winners, losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'Better the devil you know': Winners, losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week

Sep 20th 2014, 6:30 PM 7,452 Views 4 Comments

Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.

# gordon-brown - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Belgian newspaper accidentally refers to Gordon Brown as 'Golden Brown'
# Golden Brown
From The Daily Edge
# Golden Brown

Belgian newspaper accidentally refers to Gordon Brown as 'Golden Brown'

Sep 18th 2014, 3:20 PM 1,009 Views 2 Comments

Easy mistake to make.

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

Sep 9th 2014, 9:23 AM 6,359 Views 55 Comments

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

# gordon-brown - Thursday 31 October, 2013

WATCH: Former British PM Gordon Brown forgets that he is still a politician
# Awkward
# Awkward

WATCH: Former British PM Gordon Brown forgets that he is still a politician

Oct 31st 2013, 1:22 PM 11,693 Views 8 Comments

The good people of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath won’t be pleased…

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Watch: This former British prime minister doesn't want to answer any questions
# NO NO NO
# NO NO NO

Watch: This former British prime minister doesn't want to answer any questions

Sep 24th 2013, 3:15 PM 7,025 Views 13 Comments

Gordon Brown practically ran away from a journalist wanting to question him about fresh allegations concerning his former special advisor.

# gordon-brown - Monday 17 June, 2013

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,804 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?
# Caught Rapid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rapid

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?

Sep 18th 2012, 4:34 PM 7,256 Views 16 Comments

Mitt Romney’s been caught rapid dismissing 47 per cent of American voters. Who else didn’t know the mic was on?

# gordon-brown - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron

Jun 14th 2012, 10:57 AM 11,120 Views 2 Comments

The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.

# gordon-brown - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,668 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# gordon-brown - Saturday 12 May, 2012

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week
# Leveson
# Leveson

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week

May 12th 2012, 4:28 PM 3,830 Views 8 Comments

From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…

# gordon-brown - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence

Apr 26th 2012, 7:48 AM 655 Views 1 Comment

News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

David Cameron may be called to face Leveson Inquiry
# Leveson
# Leveson

David Cameron may be called to face Leveson Inquiry

Jan 10th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,273 Views 0 Comments

The prime minister, his predecessor, and the opposition leader are all expected to be called, the London Times has reported.

# gordon-brown - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes

Nov 9th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,945 Views 1 Comment

And one other that had far reaching implications for its protagonist: Brian Cowen…

# gordon-brown - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

BBC "considering legal options" against prank news website
# Broken News
From The Daily Edge
# Broken News

BBC "considering legal options" against prank news website

Aug 10th 2011, 12:12 PM 669 Views 1 Comment

news-bbc.net is an identical copy of the BBC News website – but includes three less-than-savoury fake stories.

# gordon-brown - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

Jul 12th 2011, 9:01 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

# gordon-brown - Monday 11 July, 2011

Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked
# Hacked
# Hacked

Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked

Jul 11th 2011, 4:25 PM 834 Views 4 Comments

Former PM’s bank account may have been illegally accesses by The Sunday Times, while The Sun obtained his son’s medical records.

# gordon-brown - Sunday 22 May, 2011

# gordon-brown - Saturday 21 May, 2011

# gordon-brown - Monday 11 April, 2011

Gordon Brown accepts he made 'big mistakes' with the banks
Live Apr 11th 2011, 4:24 PM

Gordon Brown accepts he made 'big mistakes' with the banks

# gordon-brown - Monday 28 February, 2011

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from
# Political Whodunits
# Political Whodunits

The Seven Deadly Political Whodunits - books for Mary O'Rourke to draw inspiration from

Feb 28th 2011, 1:21 PM 1,486 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing TD says she will write a political tell all. But what should she be reading for inspiration?

# gordon-brown - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Hip hop musical to chart the formation of UK coalition government
# Coalition
From The Daily Edge
# Coalition

Hip hop musical to chart the formation of UK coalition government

Feb 27th 2011, 2:49 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

The musical will feature David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Gordon Brown and others rapping.

# gordon-brown - Sunday 26 December, 2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics
# Review2010
# Review2010

Slideshow: Ten pivotal moments in the year of politics

Dec 26th 2010, 2:11 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

Leadership coups that worked (and those which didn’t); politicians who resigned (and those who should have); diplomatic gambles that worked (and those that failed): 2010 had it all.

# gordon-brown - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

New strain of the TB-GBs sweeping Britain
# Blair Book
# Blair Book

New strain of the TB-GBs sweeping Britain

Sep 1st 2010, 9:03 AM 230 Views 0 Comments

Blair’s memoirs are published today – and one relationship dominates the pages. Hint: it’s not the one between Tony and Cherie.