“I want to see Yahya Jammeh jailed and prosecuted in this country. Justice will finally come.”
In an open society, there is a delicate balance between the competing claims of liberty and security - so what do we do about terrorism?
“Why did Nick Clegg cross the road? Because he said he wouldn’t.”
From Mughal wonders to a modern atrocity.
I sat with two of the organisers, debating whether all members of the extended Archer family were insufferably smug. “Pat and Tony can get in the sea,” one of them said, cheerfully.
Why Michael Gove, and Vote Leave, are wrong about Europe.
And maybe, given the possibility of Brexit, even apply for an Irish passport.
Franco-British comradeship, anarchy at Shoreditch House and French grub in the Clink.
Plus: Labour wars, sexist bores and Ashcroft's birthday bash.
The plan to transform schools into academies is just the latest evidence that this government has no coherent education policy.
Telling Tales by Janice Turner.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
Subscribe to the New Statesman to shine a light in the dark.