I was called “heartless” for urging police to refer beggars to support services. But funding drug habits to salve a liberal conscience is the truly cruel approach.
The Labour leader could achieve greater shadow cabinet unity but at the cost of further polarising his party.
Why do New Year's resolutions fail? Because, in Northern Europe, January isn’t a beginning. Time to move New Year back to where it used to be.
Come with me to my magical memory island. On second thoughts . . . just leave me alone
In December 1993, Sarah Baxter asked Tony Blair, the Labour leader hopeful, what it would take for Labour to win again.
David Cameron's policy chief must do more than merely regret "any offence caused" by his 1985 memo to Margaret Thatcher.
In the overdeveloped West, technology is making us forget what it truly means to be human.
The sacking of shadow cabinet ministers who voted for intervention in Syria would betray the original promise of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.
Labour sources say the former leader could return to the shadow cabinet next week.
NS political editor George Eaton looks at who climbed to the top of the political heap this year, and who slid back down to the bottom.
Do you remember the Ed Stone? Don't worry, we're trying to forget it, too.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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