By John Kampfner - 06 June
The task of putting Europe back together falls to a man who has become Tony Blair's best friend. It
By Viv Groskop - 04 April
Caroline Spelman, 46, has been MP for the rural West Midlands seat of Meriden since 1997. A former
By Mary Riddell - 04 April
Handbags are where we start. Tessa Jowell admires mine, but hers is smarter. It is black with
By Christopher Thornton - 04 April
The Irish way of death is normally short and intense. Waking the dead lasts three days and nights,
By John Kampfner - 14 February
The government front bench is dominated by in- creasingly grumpy men who look older with every
By John Kampfner - 07 February
Before becoming Britain's top prosecutor, Ken Macdonald had spent his legal career defending people
By Peter Hain - 31 January
You read it here first. A third Labour term will be about "liveability". Peter Hain is talking
By John Kampfner - 13 December
Denis MacShane keeps the blue flag flying. The European Union flag stands resplendent alongside the
By John Kampfner - 08 November
The cavernous Ministry of Defence on Whitehall has a new look. Gone are the overhead pipes that
By John Kampfner - 04 October
I am not sure if there is such a person as a floating New Statesman voter. I am even less sure that

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