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Miliband rules out a shadow cabinet return. Or does he?
By George Eaton - 06 February 10:57

Former foreign secetary says "you never know" about possible frontbench return.

Alex Salmond, the BBC and the impartiality question
By Samira Shackle - 06 February 9:57

The SNP leader's rugby punditry was cancelled on grounds of impartiality. Is he right to raise conce

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 February 7:51

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

As the cuts bite and growth stagnates, who will challenge our reckless bankers?
By Ann Pettifor - 05 February 18:52

In the absence of major re-regulation our financial system remains dangerously dysfunctional.

How did Anonymous hack the FBI?
By Ryan Gallagher - 05 February 10:45

The latest, astonishing feat has put the internet hackers back in the public eye - and the authoriti

Is Israel a democracy or an ethnocracy?
By Ben White - 05 February 10:21

Defenders of the Jewish state have unwittingly kicked off a much-needed debate about national identi

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 05 February 9:27

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

The two faces of journalism
By Emanuelle Degli Esposti - 04 February 12:58

A deeply unsatisfying and unquestioning exhibition at Somerset House.

The real role of the police
By Alan White - 04 February 11:14

These days, police officers help put a sticking plaster on society's ills.

Monarchy and the media
By Graham Smith - 04 February 10:41

Will journalists report on the Queen's diamond jubilee in an impartial manner?

Regulation is dead: long live the independent TV viewer?
By sarah castell - 04 February 10:34

Polls suggest the public is ready to take a more active role in TV regulation to ensure it does its

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 February 10:27

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 03 February 16:01

The five must-read pieces from today, including

Friday caption competition
By George Eaton - 03 February 15:26

Clegg greets Huhne's successor.

Inaction is now the biggest economic risk
By Jonathan Portes - 03 February 14:44

The long-term cost of high unemployment to individuals and to society is huge.

A departure widely unmourned, but there is no upside for the Lib Dems
By Rafael Behr - 03 February 11:49

Huhne was not the most "coalicious" figure in government, but that is precisely why ordinary party m

Huhne resigns from the cabinet
By George Eaton - 03 February 10:56

Lib Dem resigns as Energy Secretary and says he is "innocent of these charges".

Huhne charged by police
By George Eaton - 03 February 10:05

Energy Secretary will be prosecuted over speeding points allegations.

Has Clegg broken his own manifesto pledge on Iran?
By George Eaton - 03 February 8:43

Lib Dem leader ignores manifesto pledge explicitly opposing military action against Iran.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 February 7:48

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

Salmond's question put to the test
By George Eaton - 02 February 18:43

New polling evidence shows how Salmond's loaded question increases support for Scottish independence

Atos is "black and white" on fitness and disability
By Mathew Little - 02 February 18:31

One man's experience of successfully appealing a Work Capability Assessment ruling.

Best of the NS: a reader
By New Statesman - 02 February 17:58

David Miliband's essay is the latest in a line of scoops here at the <em>New Statesman</em>.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 02 February 16:16

The five must-read blogs from today, including why No. 10 doesn't forecast a Tory majority.

Reshufflitis breaks out in Westminster
By Rafael Behr - 02 February 15:27

The prospect, however slim, of a cabinet vacancy releases a predictable surge of stored up speculati

Huhne to learn his fate tomorrow
By George Eaton - 02 February 15:07

Prosecutors to announce tomorrow whether Energy Secretary will be charged by police.

BBC defends decision to censor the word "Palestine"
By Samira Shackle - 02 February 14:34

The broadcaster claims that allowing the lyric "free Palestine" would have comprised impartiality.

Conservatives put politics before policy on immigration
By Matt Cavanagh - 02 February 12:50

A target for net migration is too blunt an instrument.

Was Egypt's football violence political?
By Samira Shackle - 02 February 12:07

The death of 74 football fans in Egypt is a worrying sign of the country's deteriorating security si

In this week's New Statesman: Lucky Dave
By Alice Gribbin - 02 February 11:44

David Miliband | Alistair Darling interview | Giles Fraser on "Thatcher's bishop," George Carey | Vi

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