The New Statesman’s rolling politics blog

RSS

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 March 7:53

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

Libya: the 13 rebel MPs
By George Eaton - 21 March 23:11

The full list of the 13 MPs who voted against military action.

Miliband embraces liberal interventionism
By George Eaton - 21 March 18:41

Labour leader says an inability to “do everything” is not an excuse to do nothing.

The Libya reader
By Duncan Robinson - 21 March 18:17

A round-up of the day’s commentary on Libya.

Why we shouldn’t intervene in Libya
By Liam McLaughlin - 21 March 18:09

Views from the five countries that abstained on UN Resolution 1973.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 21 March 16:13

The five must-read posts from today, including the anti-cuts march, salary reductions and war crimes

Libya Commons debate – live blog
By George Eaton - 21 March 15:22

Minute-by-minute coverage of the House of Commons debate on military action in Libya.

Is Gaddafi a “legitimate target”?
By George Eaton - 21 March 15:06

Fox and Hague slapped down by the generals after suggesting that Gaddafi could be personally targete

Libya war: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 21 March 8:57

France, Britain and the US have led attacks on Libya’s army, airbases and other military targets.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 March 7:55

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

Tory MP opens fire on Cameron’s NHS reforms
By George Eaton - 20 March 12:45

Sarah Wollaston warns that key parts of the reforms are “completely unrealistic” and “doomed to fail

Libya: could ground troops be deployed?
By George Eaton - 20 March 10:32

William Hague says UN resolution “doesn’t exclude every type of operation”.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 March 9:00

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

Military action begins in Libya as the allies open fire
By George Eaton - 19 March 18:34

French fighter jets reported to have destroyed four Libyan tanks.

Blair gives Cameron his blessing
By George Eaton - 19 March 11:37

Former PM praises shift to a “policy of intervention”.

On video: fighter jet shot down over Benghazi
By George Eaton - 19 March 10:10

Jet shot down in Libyan rebel stronghold as the allies plan their next move.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 March 8:59

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

Yemen crackdown: in pictures
By Duncan Robinson - 18 March 18:22

The <em>New Statesman</em> publishes the most powerful images from the protests and subsequent polic

Japan’s energy needs post-earthquake aren’t a worry yet
By Liam McLaughlin - 18 March 17:59

A spike in Japanese demand for LNG can easily be met, but futures markets should calm themselves.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 March 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including David Cameron and the no-fly zone and an overlooked N

Cutting red tape by cutting services
By Lisa Ansell - 18 March 12:53

Coalition “savings” are not possible without diluting or scrapping our statutory duties to the vulne

Libya declares ceasefire
By Samira Shackle - 18 March 12:49

Foreign minister says an immediate ceasefire will be imposed after UN backs no-fly zone.

Budget 2011: shock doctrine in the UK
By Simon Reid-Henry - 18 March 11:16

George Osborne’s Budget will attempt a radical social re-engineering of the UK.

Seven in ten think the coalition’s cuts are too fast
By Samira Shackle - 18 March 10:40

Poll shows that a majority of the British public opposes the speed and depth of cuts, but Labour is

UN no-fly zone over Libya: what does it mean?
By Samira Shackle - 18 March 8:57

Security Council votes to take “all necessary measures” to protect civilians. We look at the implica

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 March 7:50

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

Japan’s earthquake and tsunami on video: the first few moments

Fukushima explained, the moment the earthquake struck and more astonishing footage of the Japanese t

Loyalty and poverty: Jordan’s uprising stagnates
By Liam McLaughlin - 17 March 17:50

Despite nearly two months of protests, King Abdullah’s regime is clinging to the promise, but not ye

Comments of the week
By New Statesman - 17 March 16:38

A selection of the best comments left on the site this week.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 17 March 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on nuclear power, Ukip’s threat to the Tories and Charles Kenne

Pages