Gordon Brown's family

Gordon Brown's family

News International scandal: Gordon Brown reveals shock over 'criminal' intrusion

GORDON Brown revealed today that he and his wife were "in tears" after being told by The Sun newspaper that it was going to publish a story about his son's cystic fibrosis, gleaned from medical files.

'I know about death' – Gordon Brown opens his heart over losing daughter Jennifer

GORDON Brown has hailed his wife Sarah as his "hero" as he spoke about how the couple coped with the death of their first child Jennifer.

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The prime of Mrs Sarah Brown

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.

The Sarah factor

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."

PM's wife hails new centre

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.

Brown opts for family home over Chequers

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.

Sarah books in for library visit

THE Prime Minister's wife dropped in on children at Sighthill Library today on her first visit to Scotland in an official capacity.

Brown breaks with Blair era with plans to pass holidays close to home

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.

Fortress Fife: why man who would be premier relies on home turf

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.

Our loss can help others, says Chancellor's wife

GORDON Brown's wife Sarah has spoken in depth for the first time about the death of the couple's first child, Jennifer.

Deal with it each day - worrying doesn't help

An open letter from Jacqui Reekie, of Leslie, Fife, to Gordon and Sarah Brown...

Brown 'optimistic' about future after son diagnosed with cystic fibrosis

GORDON BROWN today insisted he was confident about his son Fraser's future after the four-month-old was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

Chancellor's son was diagnosed with the signs of cystic fibrosis at birth

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

A safe pair of hands for baby James

LITTLE James Brown was yesterday shown off to the world by his proud parents, Sarah and Gordon Brown, the Chancellor.

Proud parents are all smiles as baby James Brown goes home from ERI

PROUD parents Gordon and Sarah Brown today showed off baby James for the first time today.

Chancellor's baby James 'will be a pretty good footballer'

A BEAMING Gordon Brown yesterday announced that the "wonderful addition" to his family is to be named James Fraser.

Chancellor is 'absolutely delighted' as wife gives birth to second son

GORDON Brown, the Chancellor, last night said he was "absolutely delighted" after his wife, Sarah, gave birth to their second son.

Brown: fatherhood's changed my politics

CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Gordon Brown said today that becoming a father changed his approach to life and politics.

New baby joy for Chancellor

CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown is to be a father again in the summer, it was announced today.

Brown baby fund meets cash target

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.

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