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Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 22 August 16:58

The five must-read blogs from today, including the future of Libya, and the faltering UK economy.

The battle for Tripoli: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 22 August 15:34

Photographs of the Libyan capital amid fierce fighting between rebels and Gaddafi's troops.

Scotland's fees anomaly comes under challenge
By George Eaton - 22 August 13:42

Does charging English students tuition fees violate human rights law?

What next for Libya?
By Samira Shackle - 22 August 10:49

Despite the scenes of jubilation in Tripoli, there are more questions than answers about the next er

David Starkey tries to rewrite history
By Owen Jones - 22 August 10:42

Whatever he says, his Newsnight comments were grossly inflammatory.

Libya endgame: the front pages
By Samira Shackle - 22 August 9:29

Rebels have stormed Tripoli, and captured two of Gaddafi's sons. Here is what the papers had to say

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 August 8:57

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Rebels enter Tripoli
By Staff blogger - 21 August 23:21

The Gadaffi regime is on the brink.

Tony Blair: there's no moral decline in this country
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 21 August 10:55

Former PM challenges left and right to think again about the riots.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 August 9:53

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

An ace mall with quite a nice stadium attached
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 20 August 18:42

Two reports from the society of the spectacle.

The riots: a view from across the Channel
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 20 August 11:07

French thinkers offer their analyses.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 August 9:57

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Pick of the Week
By Staff blogger - 19 August 18:59

A selection of posts made on newstatesman.com this week.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 19 August 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including news of hacking allegations against Bill Bratton.

The public favour disproportionate riot sentences
By George Eaton - 19 August 15:04

81 per cent of the public believe the punishments are either "about right" or "too soft".

A rare piece of good news for Osborne
By George Eaton - 19 August 12:15

Public sector borrowing was just £20m last month, down from £3.5bn in July 2010.

Attack on British Council in Kabul: in photos
By Samira Shackle - 19 August 10:44

Suicide bombers have attacked a British compound on Afghan Independence Day, killing at least eight

IDS: "You can't just arrest your way out of this"
By Samira Shackle - 19 August 9:54

The Welfare Secretary distances himself from Downing Street's "zero tolerance" message.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 August 9:02

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 August 17:00

The five must-read posts from today, including John Major's plot against Rupert Murdoch.

Can the right be persuaded to back a "mansion tax"?
By George Eaton - 18 August 15:22

ConservativeHome editor Tim Montgomerie says the right should support higher property taxes.

In this week's New Statesman: Dads: the answer to the riots?
By George Eaton - 18 August 12:44

Exclusive: Mehdi Hasan meets Tariq Jahan | Laurie Penny interviews Johnnie Marbles |Olivier Roy on S

Britain opposes European plans for a Robin Hood tax
By Samira Shackle - 18 August 10:19

Downing Street says it will defend the City from a financial transaction tax that EU leaders claim c

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 August 8:52

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Labour's response to the riots has to be conservative and radical
By Jonathan Rutherford - 17 August 19:10

The party must defend the integrity of family life and those institutions that promote the common go

New poll: keep the 50p rate but cut VAT
By George Eaton - 17 August 18:20

The public want the 50p tax rate to be made permanent, according to a New Statesman/ICD poll.

New Statesman cover | 22 August 2011
By Staff blogger - 17 August 17:21

A sneak preview of tomorrow's cover.

Time for a compulsory civic service scheme
By David Lammy - 17 August 17:18

The riots have shown that we cannot afford not to teach our young people lessons of civic duty.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 17 August 16:52

The five must-read blogs from today, including why Belgium's economy has performed better than the U

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