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Will Serbia use Mladic detention to end Kosovo impasse and join EU?
By Denis MacShane - 26 May 17:31

The capture of Ratko Mladic is not just an opportunity for justice, but also a chance for diplomacy.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 26 May 16:55

The five must-read blogs from today, including Vince Cable, NHS reform and Ed Miliband’s wedding.

A worrying poll for Labour
By George Eaton - 26 May 14:54

More people will blame Labour than the Tories if the economy gets worse.

Inside the Spanish revolution
By Ryan Gallagher - 26 May 14:27

“We want a new society. This one doesn’t work any more.”

Bosnian war crimes suspect arrested
By Duncan Robinson - 26 May 14:17

The Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, accused of orchestrating the Srebrenica genocide, has been

LSE £8,500 fee buys breathing space for Willetts
By Duncan Robinson - 26 May 13:01

If the LSE asks for £8,500, how can lesser universities justify charging the full £9,000?

In this week’s New Statesman: how to fix our schools
By George Eaton - 26 May 12:13

Peter Wilby and Anthony Seldon on Michael Gove’s revolution | Mikhail Gorbachev interview | Laurie P

BMA: Lansley’s Health Bill may need to be dropped
By Samira Shackle - 26 May 10:08

As the government’s listening exercise winds down, a consensus on competition in the NHS is no close

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 26 May 8:55

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

The Vince Cable interview
By Duncan Robinson - 25 May 19:14

Britain does not have “an underlying inflation problem”, according to the Business Secretary.

Education poll: yes to free schools, no to £9,000 fees
By George Eaton - 25 May 18:21

74 per cent oppose tuition fees of £9,000, a <em>New Statesman</em>/ICD poll finds.

What we can learn from Harold Camping
By Nelson Jones - 25 May 17:27

“People will often go to extraordinary lengths to maintain prior beliefs in the face of evidence to

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 25 May 17:18

The five must-read blogs from today, including the Saudi driving ban, wage inequality and David Came

New Statesman cover | 30 May 2011
By Staff blogger - 25 May 16:54

A sneak preview of tomorrow’s front cover.

Obama refuses to endorse Cameron’s deficit plan
By George Eaton - 25 May 15:05

US president emphasises the need for investment and says that “every country is different”.

Lord Wei steps down after less than a year
By Samira Shackle - 25 May 15:02

The “big society” tsar will leave his unpaid advisory role in favour of paid employment at a charity

In pictures: Miliband meets Obama
By George Eaton - 25 May 13:01

Photos of the Labour leader’s first meeting with the US president.

Obama’s awkward banquet moment
By George Eaton - 25 May 11:47

The string orchestra began playing before the president had finished his toast.

Why is an anti-abortion group advising the government on sexual health?
By Samira Shackle - 25 May 10:17

Life’s inclusion on an advisory panel is the latest move to increase pro-life groups’ influence on t

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 25 May 8:55

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 24 May 17:20

The five must-read blogs from today, on the debt, Greece and secret justice.

Cameron and Clegg at odds over Ashcroft appointment
By George Eaton - 24 May 16:56

Nick Clegg objected to the return of the man he denounced as “the Baron of Belize”.

Osborne is borrowing more than ever
By George Eaton - 24 May 11:41

Public borrowing was £10bn in April – the highest figure ever recorded for that month.

Ryan Giggs: the front pages
By Samira Shackle - 24 May 10:10

The footballer protected by a superinjunction has been named. Here’s what the papers had to say.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 May 9:59

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

Giggs named in parliament
By George Eaton - 23 May 18:07

Lib Dem MP John Hemming names the Premiership player.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 23 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on Gordon Brown, the big society and Kenneth Clarke.

Barack’s Beast beaten by bump
By Duncan Robinson - 23 May 16:51

The president’s car was left stranded for six minutes in Dublin after failing to go over a speed bum

Obama will win in 2012 – the real contests are below the headline fight
By Tom Mludzinski - 23 May 16:25

The more telling outcome will be how 2012 shapes the field of candidates – both Democratic and Repub

Miliband silent on a graduate tax
By George Eaton - 23 May 15:57

Labour leader says: “I can’t make a promise on tuition fees.”

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