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Conservative minister: my colleagues are like Khaleesi from Game of Thrones

Nick Boles, a Conservative minister, is suggesting that several female MPs could star in the fantasy TV series<p>Nick Boles, the planning minister, has compared several female MPs to the scantily-clad dragon-taming star of <b>Game of Thrones.</b><p>Mr Boles used Twitter to suggest that MPs including Liz Truss, …

The unresponsive state can be as damaging as the untamed market. Labour wants people to be able to control their own lives<p>In my Hugo Young lecture at the Guardian tomorrow night I will set out the new culture that the next Labour government will seek to bring to our public services. It will not be …

Police Federation in turmoil as chiefs resign

Steve Williams, chairman of organisation which represents frontline police officers, quits along with general secretary after organisation's "turbulent period"<p>The Police Federation, which has been widely criticised for its role in the Plebgate affair, has been left in crisis after two senior …

Downing Street

18 Tweets That Show Maria Miller Scandal Has Over-Shadowed David Cameron's Entire Week

Maria Miller is having a tough old time at the moment.<p>Embroiled in an expenses scandal, the culture secretary's troubles are spilling over into the …

'Suarez & I are the two Messis of the Premier League' - Aguero

The forward says the pair "both love a dribble" and are more comparable to the Argentine rather than Cristiano Ronaldo<p>Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero claims he and Luis Suarez are the "two Messis" of the Premier League.<p>The Argentine is a big fan of Barcelona forward Lionel as well as Suarez, …

The four matches which will decide the Premier League title race

The final weeks of the Premier League season are set up to provide the most hotly-contested title race in recent years, with three clubs still firmly …

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Counter-culture

April Fool’s week – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Earlier in the week I was surprised to learn that the date the government has announced for the Queen’s speech clashes with a royal garden party but …

David Cameron's 'parenting classes' flop, as barely any parents show up

Fewer than four per cent of eligible parents took part in David Cameron’s ‘parenting-class voucher scheme’, according to new figures<p>The <b>five million pound trial, which the Prime Minister set up in three underprivileged areas</b> following the 2011 riots, attracted just 2,000 parents out of a possible …

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Time to finally expose Lib Dem hypocrisy – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

This week a cross-party commission to look at civil service reform was launched. Former ministers John Healey and Nick Herbert have established …

Behind the scenes with Nigel Farage

A backstage look at how the Telegraph put #PhoneFarage together<p>This afternoon the Telegraph hosted Phone Farage - a chance for readers and viewers to question the Ukip leader on a range of policy issues.<p>Fresh from his performance at this week's debate with the Deputy Prime Minister, he was asked …

Photograph: Brian Hamill; Michael Ochs; Jim Britt; Fiona Hanson; Eric Johnson<p>Dead but not forgotten: (clockwise) John Lennon, Whitney Houston, Joe Strummer, Marvin Gaye and Aaliyah. Photograph: Brian Hamill; Michael Ochs; Jim Britt; Fiona Hanson; Eric …

Michael Schumacher health improves: Formula 1 star ‘shows signs that give us encouragement’, says his manager

Michael Schumacher could be on the road to recovery.<p>His manager, Sabine Kehm, revealed that his health is improving.<p>"I can only say again: There are …

Motor Racing

Javier Pastore and 20 Forgotten World Footballers

Javier Pastore's solo golazo on Wednesday night reminded millions of fans he still exists. If you're a Paris Saint-Germain follower or world football enthusiast, this might sound strange, but so sporadic are his appearances, many had forgotten he plays in the French capital.<p>That got us thinking: …

Soccer

Mourinho tactics backfire as Torres and Chelsea face exit | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Fernando Torres looks set for the Stamford Bridge exit door and Chelsea are in danger of Champions League elimination after a night in Paris when, for once, manager Jose Mourinho’s tactics backfired spectacularly.<p>Chelsea's Fernando Torres jumps for the ball during their English …

Tottenham hold talks over summer move for striker Romelu Lukaku

Tottenham Hotspur have been in talks with the agent of Romelu Lukaku over a summer move to White Hart Lane.<p>The 20-year-old striker, who is on a season-long loan at Everton, is unlikely to stay at parent club Chelsea having fallen out of favour with the manager José Mourinho.<p>The Belgian has scored …