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The coalition that never was
By David Mills - 21 October 15:00

"Confidence and supply" in May 2010 could have led to a Lib-Lab government.

Successful primaries give French socialists momentum
By Emma Reynolds and Axelle Lemaire - 21 October 12:10

François Hollande secured a clear victory in France's unprecedented open socialist primaries. Now he

The SNP's Clause IV moment
By James Maxwell - 21 October 10:19

Is Alex Salmond preparing to water-down his party's traditional opposition to nuclear weapons?

Gaddafi's death: the front pages
By Samira Shackle - 21 October 9:39

What today's papers have to say about the dictator's capture and death.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 October 9:01

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

The failed culture of our capitalism
By Marc Stears - 20 October 18:03

Responsible capitalism can be innovative and profitable. Britain's businesses must lead the change.

Gaddafi's death: voices from Libya
By Sophie McBain - 20 October 17:05

"I've been waiting for this my whole life." Young Libyans who have never known anything but Gaddafi'

Osborne's year of failure
By George Eaton - 20 October 16:48

How the Spending Review has left Britain a poorer country in almost ever way.

Gaddafi and the war in Libya: a reader
By Samira Shackle - 20 October 14:44

The former dictator has been killed. Here's the best of the NS archive.

Gaddafi killed, say Libyan officials
By Samira Shackle - 20 October 13:35

Major news agencies reporting that the former dictator has died after being arrested. Warning: conta

In this week's New Statesman: The art of lying
By Alice Gribbin - 20 October 13:21

Robert Trivers on self-deception | Jeffrey Sachs | Rob Brydon interview | Martin McGuinness

New Statesman success at Comment Awards
By Staff blogger - 20 October 12:23

Peter Wilby named Media Commentator of the Year at Editorial Intelligence Awards.

Cable warns of trouble ahead
By George Eaton - 20 October 10:20

Business Secretary refuses to rule out possibility of a double-dip recession.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 October 8:52

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

PMQs sketch: "Calm down, Dave"
By Peter McHugh - 19 October 17:41

When Ed finally got around to the economy, the PM could only flounder loudly.

PMQs sketch: Calm Down, Crimson Tide
By Peter McHugh - 19 October 17:19

Dave has the unfortunate habit of reddening from the neck upwards when faced with uncomfortable fact

New Statesman cover | 24 October 2011
By Staff blogger - 19 October 17:13

A sneak preview of tomorrow's New Statesman cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 19 October 17:03

The five must-read blogs from today, including Ricky Gervais and Cameron's retreat on Europe.

Fox hits out at "personal vindictiveness" of media
By Samira Shackle - 19 October 15:50

Former Defence Secretary attacks "unacceptable" way that the media pursued his friends and family.

PMQs review: Cameron is fading with the economy
By George Eaton - 19 October 14:29

It is becoming ever harder for the PM to defend Plan A.

Are police breaking their own rules by using Tasers at Dale Farm?
By Samira Shackle - 19 October 12:17

Police guidance says that the stun guns should not be used for crowd control.

Dale Farm eviction: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 19 October 11:17

Activists and residents clash with riot police as the eviction of the UK's biggest traveller's site

Cameron picks a fight with his party on Europe
By George Eaton - 19 October 10:38

Tory MPs will be ordered to vote against holding a referendum on EU membership.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 October 8:54

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

Fox broke ministerial code
By Samira Shackle - 18 October 18:43

Sir Gus O'Donnell's report into the conduct of the former Defence Secretary has been published.

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

The five must-read blogs from today, including ten reasons why Labour should be worried.

How Osborne could squeeze benefits again
By George Eaton - 18 October 14:55

No. 10 suggests benefits and pensions might not be uprated in line with latest inflation figures.

Soaring inflation spells more trouble for Osborne
By George Eaton - 18 October 12:04

The UK now has the highest inflation of any EU country except Estonia.

Gilad Shalit's release: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 18 October 11:09

Prisoner swap deal between Israel and Palestine gets underway.

A grim poll for the Tories
By George Eaton - 18 October 10:21

Labour lead up to eight points as Tory support falls to just 33 per cent in new Populus poll.

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