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What did Musharraf know?
By Catriona Luke - 10 May 12:21

His memoirs, written while he was still military president of Pakistan, are a fascinating source of

The coalition can’t favour the richest students over the rest
By George Eaton - 10 May 10:26

Why not lift the cap on student places altogether?

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 May 8:59

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

Trump: “I am the least racist person there is”
By Duncan Robinson - 09 May 18:34

Donald Trump, the potential Republican presidential candidate, points to a black winner of <em>The A

Does the elimination of terrorist leaders always destroy their organisations?
By Matthew Partridge - 09 May 18:33

The decapitation strategy of killing Osama Bin Laden has severe limitations.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including why the Tories should support Vince Cable’s mansion t

Are ministers really keen to encourage more students?
By George Eaton - 09 May 13:37

A fall in student numbers would be one way to fill the £960m funding gap.

The coalition’s free schools dilemma
By Jonn Elledge - 09 May 11:22

Ministers can’t keep costs down, keep the profiteers out <em>and</em> get the revolutionary programm

When Clegg was in favour of the NHS reforms
By George Eaton - 09 May 10:30

The Liberal Democrat leader insisted the plans were in his party’s manifesto.

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

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

Huhne: Cameron’s No will prove a pyrrhic victory
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 May 14:16

Energy Secretary warns PM that the genie of electoral reform won’t go back in the bottle.

Osbornomics, part 94
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 May 12:45

George, say after me: Britain is not Portugal (or Greece or Ireland).

Honduras is “open for business”
By Tom Kavanagh - 08 May 11:17

The US-backed Honduran government seeks to attract investment.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 May 10:41

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

Osama Bin Laden’s home videos
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 08 May 10:07

Extraordinary tapes released by the Pentagon.

Cable condemns Tory attacks on Nick Clegg
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 07 May 13:03

First Chris Huhne, now Vince.

Alex Salmond’s dilemma
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 07 May 11:59

Does the election result in Scotland threaten the Union?

The Elvis of golf is dead
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 07 May 10:35

Severiano Ballesteros, 1957-2011.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 May 10:02

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

Britain votes No to AV
By George Eaton - 06 May 20:57

The public rejects the Alternative Vote by 68 per cent to 32 per cent.

Pick of the Week
By Staff blogger - 06 May 18:51

A selection of posts made on newstatesman.com this week.

AV turnout around 40 per cent
By Duncan Robinson - 06 May 17:15

Less than half of the electorate bothered to vote on AV, with turnout ranging between 35 and 50 per

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 06 May 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Scottish independence, Lib Dem dishonesty and the end

The Tories are the big winners from today
By George Eaton - 06 May 14:20

Tory gains and a No vote mean this is one of Cameron’s best days since becoming PM.

Labour miss out on majority in Wales
By Duncan Robinson - 06 May 11:46

Wales fails to provide any consolation for Ed Miliband, as Labour miss out on majority by one seat.

Where did it all go wrong for Labour in Scotland?
By George Eaton - 06 May 11:29

Labour’s attempt to turn the election into a referendum on the coalition was a disaster.

SNP makes huge gains in Scotland
By Duncan Robinson - 06 May 10:27

Scottish National Party triumphs in Scotland as Labour and Liberal Democrat votes collapse.

5 May elections: the results so far
By Jon Bernstein - 06 May 9:39

Follow the winners and losers from elections across the UK on our live blog.

Lib Dem defeat: the recriminations begin
By Samira Shackle - 06 May 9:33

Ashdown: “The bottom line is that Liberal Democrats are exceedingly angry. There has been a breach o

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 May 8:57

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

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