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WITH HIS dull suits, mop-like hair and permanently scuffed shoes, Gordon Brown must surely be in the running for the dowdiest man in Britain label. Yet this week, in a move that is bound to raise the question of just how many mirrors there are in Number 10, a label of an entirely different kind was being pinned to his wife: style icon.
HER blog is packed with information and gossip. "The unusual treat today is green pea (yes pea!) ice cream as a starter – everyone agreed it was delicious." She then heads out to Italy's earthquake-hit town of L'Aquila. "I met up with Hollywood superstars George Clooney and Bill Murray," she notes. Then she bumps into Gordon. "We take the chance to make a call home and speak to our youngest son. I head off to rejoin the spouses for a nice Italian lunch."
THE Prime Minister's wife yesterday spoke of her delight as she opened a new Scottish research centre looking for answers to serious problems during pregnancy.
GORDON Brown will break with the tradition of recent prime ministers by spending Christmas Day at his North Queensferry family home near Edinburgh rather than at Chequers.
THE Prime Minister's wife dropped in on children at Sighthill Library today on her first visit to Scotland in an official capacity.
GORDON Brown will eschew sunny foreign shores this summer to holiday in England and Scotland, in a move that will distance himself from the globetrotting Tony Blair and underline his commitment to the Union.
THEY prayed with him in his darkest hour, embraced him at his time of despair. There was no great outpouring of grief, just quiet, very Scottish dignity. Kirkcaldy mourned with one of her favoured sons.
GORDON Brown's wife Sarah has spoken in depth for the first time about the death of the couple's first child, Jennifer.
An open letter from Jacqui Reekie, of Leslie, Fife, to Gordon and Sarah Brown...
GORDON BROWN today insisted he was confident about his son Fraser's future after the four-month-old was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
Key quote "The NHS is doing a great job, and Gordon and Sarah are very optimistic that the advances being made in medicine will help [Fraser] and many others, and they hope to be able to play their part in doing what they can to help others." - Treasury statement
LITTLE James Brown was yesterday shown off to the world by his proud parents, Sarah and Gordon Brown, the Chancellor.
PROUD parents Gordon and Sarah Brown today showed off baby James for the first time today.
A BEAMING Gordon Brown yesterday announced that the "wonderful addition" to his family is to be named James Fraser.
GORDON Brown, the Chancellor, last night said he was "absolutely delighted" after his wife, Sarah, gave birth to their second son.
CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Gordon Brown said today that becoming a father changed his approach to life and politics.
CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown is to be a father again in the summer, it was announced today.
A CHARITY established by Chancellor Gordon Brown’s wife Sarah to run a new research laboratory at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary has hit its £600,000 fundraising target more than two years ahead of schedule.