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By Staff blogger - 13 September 17:11

The five must-read posts from today, including uncertainty over boundary changes, and Rumsfield's pe

Why Ed Miliband wanted to be booed at the TUC
By Samira Shackle - 13 September 16:13

This piece of political theatre allowed Miliband to separate himself from the unions.

Full transcript | Ed Miliband | speech to the TUC congress | London | 13 September 2011
By Ed Miliband - 13 September 13:17

"While negotiations were going on, I do believe it was a mistake for strikes to happen. I continue t

Poverty isn't an excuse for the riots. It's a reason
By Victor Adebowale - 13 September 12:15

Why we must stop ignoring the bottom five per cent in society.

What do the boundary changes mean for each party?
By Samira Shackle - 13 September 10:25

As Vince Cable and Iain Duncan Smith face major changes, here is a breakdown of what the boundary pr

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 September 8:57

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 September 16:50

The five must-read posts from today, including the cost of the bank bail-out, and David Cameron's KG

Boundary changes: the rumours
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 15:53

Could Vince Cable and Chuka Umunna lose their seats? Here is a full list of the rumours circulating

Osborne faces drugs claims
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 13:43

"He took [cocaine] on a regular basis", alleges Natalie Rowe, a former friend of the Chancellor's.

Recognition for Staggers in Total Politics Blog Awards
By Staff blogger - 12 September 13:02

Rolling blog ranked third, while four NS bloggers also win plaudits.

What does the Vickers report mean for British banks?
By Samira Shackle - 12 September 9:53

In a major reorganisation, banks are to separate their retail and investment arms.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 September 8:57

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

How not to get to the truth about UK complicity in Gaddafi-Era abuse
By Benjamin Ward - 11 September 11:36

Why human rights organisations have withdrawn their co-operation from the inquiry into torture alleg

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 September 10:42

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

A 9/11 reader
By Helen Lewis - 11 September 9:50

Ten of the best articles on the tenth anniversary of the attack.

America's skills crisis carries lessons for Britain
By James Plunkett - 10 September 12:30

There are few US ills that don't owe something to its faltering educational attainment.

Radical Islamism goes deeper than we think, says Tony Blair
By Helen Lewis - 10 September 12:09

In a forensic and measured interview by the BBC's John Humphrys, the former Prime Minister defends h

Winning over the "strivers" is key to the next election
By David Skelton - 10 September 10:35

Thatcher and Blair both understood the importance of aspirational voters - but do any party leaders

Morning call: the pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 September 9:35

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 September 17:04

The five must-read posts from today, including America's job problem, and the 50 per cent tax rate a

Friday caption competition
By Staff blogger - 09 September 16:22

Cameron gets sporty.

What is the lasting legacy of 9/11?
By Helen Cleary and Jerry Latter - 09 September 13:05

Ten years after the twin towers fell, research indicates that it has not had a lasting effect on peo

Tony Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria
By Samira Shackle - 09 September 9:50

"Regime change in Tehran would immediately make me more optimistic about the whole of the region."

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 September 9:00

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

Tea and kittens deployed to defeat Daily Mail and Express
By Jason Stamper - 08 September 18:16

Browser add-on blocks “unpleasant” papers

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 08 September 17:14

The five must-read posts from today, including 50p tax, the Perry-Romney face-off, and Osborne's mis

Danny Alexander on coalition tensions, the economy, and ginger-hair
By Rafael Behr - 08 September 12:51

I've interviewed Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, for this week's magazine.

In this week's New Statesman: Cameron vs the shires
By Alice Gribbin - 08 September 12:30

Danny Alexander interview | Trade union guide and Len McCluskey | David Blanchflower's Bank of Engla

Osborne's joke misfires at GQ awards
By Samira Shackle - 08 September 12:05

Chancellor "lowered the tone" as he accepted his Politician of the Year award.

No decision on 50p tax this year, says Downing Street
By Samira Shackle - 08 September 9:59

Official figures show that the tax could raise nearly £13bn over five years, as PM says there will b

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