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LORD Mandelson has ruled himself out as a future prime minister or leader of the Labour Party.
PETER Mandelson has used his first day at the helm of Britain to try to play down his image as a power-crazed political assassin, insisting he was just a "cuddly pussycat".
WITH a seat on 35 Cabinet government committees, an unofficial role as an embattled prime minister's political minder and even being forced to deal with an attack by a custard-wielding protester, Lord Mandelson is no stranger to multi-tasking in his role as First Secretary of State.
PETER Mandelson has insisted that he gave no favours to a Russian aluminium baron whom he met as EU trade commissioner, before a tariff-slashing agreement was brokered.
LORD Mandelson was last night facing fresh calls to reveal all his dealings with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska after he admitted meeting the billionaire two years earlier than previously revealed.
PETER Mandelson, one of Tony Blair's most trusted confidantes, is to quit as EU trade commissioner months after Gordon Brown is expected to be crowned Prime Minister.
PETER Mandelson, the European Union trade commissioner has said that he is "encouraged" by signs of progress at international economic talks after Chancellor Gordon Brown called on him to offer more EU concessions in a bid to help the deadlocked world trade negotiations.
TORY right-wingers yesterday questioned the Home Office's decision to grant British citizenship to the Brazilian-born partner of Peter Mandelson, the European trade commissioner.
PETER Mandelson, the European trade commissioner, was under the spotlight in Brussels yesterday about a trip to the Caribbean made at taxpayers’ expense.
PETER Mandelson faces a three-hour grilling at the hands of MEPs today - the last hurdle to clear before he takes up his new job as Europe’s Trade Commissioner.
THOUSANDS of voters were today taking to the polls in the Hartlepool by-election to find a successor to Peter Mandelson.
HE has basked in the pizzazz of Downing Street receptions and endured the strains of Northern Ireland - but today Peter Mandelson starts a new political incarnation as he heads to Brussels to become Europe’s trade commissioner.
CONSERVATIVES are already bracing for defeat in the Hartlepool by-election, with some demoralised activists predicting the poll will torpedo the party’s autumn conference.
A 32-YEAR-OLD father-of-three says he will hit the campaign trail immediately after being nominated to stand as Labour’s candidate in the forthcoming Hartlepool by-election.
PETER Mandelson was striding along the street, declaiming to the press gang trying to keep up with him.
THOSE who hope the appointment of Peter Mandelson as Britain’s EU Commissioner will turn the tide of voter euro-scepticism in Britain should buy the most comfortable bed they can find and prepare for a long sleep.
THE most reviled man in British politics slept badly on Thursday night. Peter Mandelson, the twice-disgraced ex-Cabinet minister, had been presented with an escape route from the obscurity of the backbenches, and he kept the Prime Minister waiting for an answer.