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How hard is it for the Lib Dems to ditch Clegg?
By George Eaton - 05 May 17:59

What the party’s rule book tells us.

They voted yellow – but now do they regret it?
By New Statesman - 05 May 17:54

The <em>New Statesman</em> asks prominent Lib Dem supporters for their verdict on the first year of

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 05 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the AV count, George Galloway and lefty love.

Archbishop of Canterbury criticises killing of Bin Laden
By Samira Shackle - 05 May 15:19

Killing an unarmed man leaves an “uncomfortable feeling”, says Rowan Williams.

Osborne set to miss deficit targets
By George Eaton - 05 May 13:50

Sluggish growth means that total borrowing will still be 3.6 per cent in 2015-16.

In this week’s New Statesman: Beyond the cult of Bin Laden
By George Eaton - 05 May 11:32

Olivier Roy: Bin Laden was already dead | Xan Rice: Under siege in Libya | John Gray: what we can le

“No campaign used made-up figures”, says David Blunkett
By Samira Shackle - 05 May 10:05

The former home secretary admits that the £250m figure was invented, as coalition tensions run high.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 05 May 9:01

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

If you want PR, vote Yes tomorrow
By George Eaton - 04 May 19:11

If the system can be changed once, it can be changed twice.

New Statesman cover | 9 May 2011
By New Statesman - 04 May 18:04

A sneak preview of tomorrow’s front cover.

Obama’s “USA!” moment
By Felicity Spector - 04 May 18:01

The president’s poll ratings have leapt in the wake of Bin Laden’s killing, but Republicans are shar

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 04 May 17:25

The five must-read blogs from today, on Nadine Dorries, by-election tricks and Nick Clegg’s body lan

Obama’s Bin Laden bounce
By George Eaton - 04 May 17:04

President’s approval rating rises by 11 points to 57 per cent.

Sony PlayStation hack: welcome to the modern world
By Jason Stamper - 04 May 15:39

The cyber-intrusion highlights a worrying trend. Are the bad guys winning?

Will squeezed households really borrow more to prop up living standards?

Office for Budget Responsibility is challenged over the question of personal debt.

PMQs review: Miliband targets Cameron’s “broken promises”
By George Eaton - 04 May 14:16

The Labour leader’s new attack line of choice is a smart one.

5 May elections: what’s up for grabs?
By Samira Shackle - 04 May 12:51

Confused? Here’s your essential guide to all the ballots taking place across the UK.

AV campaigns fail to stir the Twittersphere
By Duncan Robinson - 04 May 11:53

People care about the AV referendum only slightly more than they do about <em>Channel 4 News</em> an

That cabinet spat in full
By Jon Bernstein - 04 May 11:37

Chris Huhne: “People will draw their own conclusions about your failure to distance yourself from th

Latest AV poll has more bad news for the Yes campaign
By Samira Shackle - 04 May 9:52

ComRes/<em>Independent</em> survey shows that 66 per cent of those certain to vote will back first-p

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 May 8:57

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

The real challenge of Palestinian unity
By Michael Brning - 03 May 20:40

Will the west recognise Wednesday’s Fatah-Hamas union?

Canada’s realignment of the left
By Benjamin Fox - 03 May 19:46

The breakthrough of the socialist NDP means that Labour finally has a strong sister-party in North A

Dear Ed . . .
By John Whitting QC - 03 May 18:29

An open letter to the leader of the Labour Party.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 03 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Huhne’s rebellion and how Muslim blogs reacted to Bin

Bin Laden’s death: the video
By George Eaton - 03 May 16:12

The US raid gets the Apple Daily treatment.

Picture of the day
By Jon Bernstein - 03 May 13:30

How the Times got it right this morning.

Little support for Osama Bin Laden among Muslims worldwide
By Samira Shackle - 03 May 13:14

Pew Centre research shows that support for Osama among Muslim populations was already seriously decl

Why AV does not give some people “two votes”
By George Eaton - 03 May 12:55

What John Humphrys should have told David Cameron this morning.

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