Our sincerest thanks to the pop star for bringing one fleeting moment of edge to a very boring awards show.
The Scientologists sent me to prison – but I still have a particle of admiration for their ways.
The Ukip politician makes much of his working-class roots. But he remains a political reject in his home city
Although Corbyn is safe, all factions in the party are searching for his successor.
The Labour leader’s popularity among party members has taken a knock over his Article 50 stance.
The attacks on the Speaker are about traditionalism, tribalism and anger at his political journey.
The phrase is devious political propaganda.
... and the folly of the anti-Trump elite.
Feeling peaky but virtuous, I decide that I’m not going to drink this evening.
The best course of action in these times? Read old books for all the answers.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?