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The quiet man turns up the volume
By George Eaton - 27 October 14:33

Iain Duncan Smith warns that he will resign if forced to vote against his eurosceptic views again.

The waning tradition of Tory women
By Gideon Skinner - 27 October 13:13

The decline in women's support for the Conservative party is not a recent phenomenon.

Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral resigns
By Samira Shackle - 27 October 10:27

Canon Dr Giles Fraser hands in his notice because of differences over the handling of the Occupy pro

Cable rejects unfair dismissal proposals
By Samira Shackle - 27 October 10:01

The Business Secretary says there is "no evidence" to back up claims in Downing Street report leaked

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 27 October 8:53

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

Bully-boy PM strikes again
By Mark Jenner - 26 October 19:12

Outside of Westminster, if David Cameron called someone a "mug" during a political debate, he'd prob

50 years of PMQs: the best moments
By George Eaton - 26 October 18:55

The best videos, including "Stalin to Mr Bean", "we saved the world" and "calm down, dear!"

PMQs sketch: Tory tribalism saves the day for Dave
By Peter McHugh - 26 October 17:05

Cameron bashing is a sport restricted to Tory backbenchers, it's not open to the great-unwashed oppo

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 26 October 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the euro crisis is too boring and complicated to

New Statesman cover | 31 October 2011
By Staff blogger - 26 October 16:16

A sneak preview of tomorrow's New Statesman cover.

In defence of renewables
By Nick Molho - 26 October 15:54

Huhne is right on climate sceptics and "armchair engineers".

Nairobi lives in fear in aftermath of double grenade attack
By Tom Jackson - 26 October 14:43

Expats can hide behind metal detectors and armed guards, but local people fear for their lives.

PMQs review: Miliband pins Cameron down on Europe
By George Eaton - 26 October 14:17

Which EU powers does he want back and when? Cameron couldn't answer.

Lord Ashcroft warns the Tories: stop banging on about Europe
By George Eaton - 26 October 11:48

Conservative donor warns that the Tories will lose the next election if they obsess over Europe.

Scrap unfair dismissal, says Downing Street report
By Samira Shackle - 26 October 10:23

Leaked report argues that move will boost employment -- a disingenuous claim given non-existent econ

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 26 October 8:48

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

Tribune magazine to close
By Alice Gribbin - 25 October 18:34

Democratic socialist magazine to cease publication after 75 years, leaving website feed behind.

The "Occupy" movement's Spanish roots
By Ryan Gallagher - 25 October 18:11

In the five months since demonstrations in Madrid began, citizens on almost every continent have tak

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 25 October 17:11

The five must-read blogs from today, including the EU rebellion, and the part-time protesters.

The referendum no one is talking about
By George Eaton - 25 October 16:43

While Westminster is fixated on the EU, Scotland is moving ever closer to independence.

Poverty, not lack of morals, was to blame for the riots
By James Mills - 25 October 15:29

Evidence published by the Ministry of Justice discredits Gove's view on the causes of the riots.

Why Cameron called it right
By George Eaton - 25 October 12:17

Ignore today's headlines, the PM was right to take on his backbenchers over Europe.

Occupation is easy. Rebuilding is the hard part
By Oliver Duggan - 25 October 11:29

The Occupy movement is attacking the right in vague terms, rather than focusing on specific policies

Rebel MPs: the full list
By Samira Shackle - 25 October 9:33

79 Tory MPs rebelled against the government by voting for an EU referendum, as well as 19 Labour MPs

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

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

MPs vote against EU referendum
By George Eaton - 24 October 23:19

EU motion is defeated but 111 MPs, including 79 Tories, join the rebellion.

There’s nothing black and white about these racism allegations
By Mike Bonnet - 24 October 19:14

Why we should resist passing judgement on these racial abuse accusations.

WikiLeaks suspends publishing
By George Eaton - 24 October 17:52

Julian Assange says that the organisation will focus on fighting a financial blockade.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 24 October 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the real Tory division is over Cameron, not Europ

Cameron brings back Lord Young
By George Eaton - 24 October 15:33

Tory peer who claimed "you've never had it so good" to return as Cameron's enterprise adviser.

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