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Housing stagnation is hardly a surprise
By Alex Morton - 16 February 16:20

We need to change our housing policy to improve the quality and quantity of what is built.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By NS staff writer - 16 February 16:08

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the unionist parties must back devo max.

Chart of the day: Scottish independence
By George Eaton - 16 February 15:37

SNP support continues to dramatically exceed support for independence.

Huhne in court: the artist's sketch
By George Eaton - 16 February 14:39

The courtroom sketch of Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce.

The flaws of Cameron's Unionism
By George Eaton - 16 February 14:15

The PM failed to offer a truly positive alternative to Scottish independence.

In this week's New Statesman: How do we stop Iran getting the bomb?
By Alice Gribbin - 16 February 12:55

Hans Blix cover story | Patrick Stewart's "contempt" for the coalition | Why it's time to ban breast

Huhne in court
By George Eaton - 16 February 12:35

Former Energy Secretary appears in court for the first time.

The Tory-Lib Dem university battle isn't over yet
By George Eaton - 16 February 9:23

Lifting the penalty on early student loan repayments won't be enough to keep the Tories happy.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 16 February 7:47

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By NS staff writer - 15 February 16:14

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the UK has fallen behind the US on employment.

Hans Blix: How do we stop Iran getting the bomb?
By Samira Shackle - 15 February 15:51

A preview of our exclusive essay by the former chief UN weapons inspector.

Exclusive: Lib Dems speak out against war with Iran
By George Eaton - 15 February 15:34

Senior MPs warn against war after Clegg says no options are "off the table".

New Statesman cover | 20 February
By NS staff writer - 15 February 15:23

A sneak preview of tomorrow's cover.

Does minimum pricing work?
By Samira Shackle - 15 February 12:56

The PM will indicate support for the measure to reduce problem drinking. But does it make sense?

Chart of the day: part-time Britain
By George Eaton - 15 February 11:08

The rise in employment is entirely accounted for by part-time jobs.

Why the UK can afford to lose its AAA rating
By George Eaton - 15 February 9:06

A credit downgrade would have little effect on the ability of the UK to borrow.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 15 February 7:46

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

Rush to judgement
By Nick Spencer - 14 February 17:21

Richard Dawkins should be wary of presuming to judge who is a genuine Christian and who isn't.

Love on the left
By Samira Shackle - 14 February 16:37

"Leon Trotsky thinks you're hotsky", and other Valentine's Day messages.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By NS staff writer - 14 February 15:55

The five must-read blogs from today, including Obama's new budget, Dawkins' religion poll, and publi

Coalition considers charging for FoI requests
By George Eaton - 14 February 15:09

Is the government really committed to open data?

Chart of the day: inflation plummets
By George Eaton - 14 February 13:26

Inflation falls to 3.6%, the lowest level since November 2010.

Video: a love song for Sarah Teather
By Samira Shackle - 14 February 12:01

Love is in the air with this Valentine's Day parliamentary serenade.

Osborne hoisted with his own petard
By George Eaton - 14 February 8:56

With Britain's credit rating on negative outlook, the Chancellor's reputation is on the line.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 14 February 7:39

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

Chart of the day: Boris regains lead over Ken
By George Eaton - 13 February 16:09

A new poll puts the Mayor of London two points ahead of his Labour rival.

Web Only: best of the blogs
By NS staff writer - 13 February 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including an unusual meeting of minds on Syria.

An open letter to Eric Pickles
By Rowenna Davis - 13 February 15:09

People are losing control of the public spaces they love. Give local councils a say over betting sho

What Tony Blair and David Miliband have to say to the Labour Party
By Samira Shackle - 13 February 12:03

Blair tells the party to focus on the centre-ground and links with the City, echoing Miliband's <em>

Should Murdoch sell the Sun?
By George Eaton - 13 February 11:19

An intriguing proposal from Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff.

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