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Phone-hacking scandal returns to haunt Coulson
By George Eaton - 02 September 15:31

New investigation suggests Coulson “actively encouraged” phone hacking at the News of the World.

Hague comes face to face with Guido
By George Eaton - 02 September 12:44

Hague holds press conference with the unfortunately named German foreign minister, Guido Westerwelle

Hague should have known the dangers of sharing a room
By Sholto Byrnes - 02 September 11:49

It brought down at least one Tory MP in the past.

In this week’s New Statesman: The Pope on trial
By George Eaton - 02 September 10:50

Exclusive Mark Thompson interview | John Pilger: myth and reality | Caroline Lucas: Labour’s clones.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 September 9:00

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

Michael Gove, the “Jade Goody Test” and Clause Four Comp
By Jason Cowley - 01 September 20:13

“When Goody had money she chose to invest in her children.”

The top five political memoirs of recent times
By Nick Petrie - 01 September 18:54

The Staggers list of the best of the past 30 years.

Adviser quits, Hague reveals Ffion miscarriages
By New Statesman - 01 September 18:12

William Hague issues highly personal remarks . . .

TV can still influence Labour’s leadership vote
By Richard Darlington - 01 September 17:45

Tonight’s Channel 4 News hustings will be no holds barred.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 September 17:00

The five must-read posts from today, from Blair’s purple prose to David Cameron’s “lies” to pensione

Lib Dems plunge to new poll low of 11 per cent
By George Eaton - 01 September 14:15

How low will Nick Clegg’s party go?

Blair endorses Cameron’s economic policy
By George Eaton - 01 September 10:27

Says he would have raised VAT and reduced the Budget deficit faster than Brown.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 September 8:57

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

Blair on why he refused to sack Brown as chancellor
By George Eaton - 01 September 1:20

Tony says Gordon was “maddening” while at the Treasury, yet also “strong, capable and brilliant”.

The real difference between the Milibands
By Sunder Katwala - 31 August 19:53

What the brothers really disagree about is why Labour lost, and how it must change to win again.

New UN report is a warning to Israel
By Peter Feuilherade - 31 August 19:02

Document reveals hugely damaging effects Israel’s curbs have on all aspects of the Palestinian econo

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 31 August 17:01

The five must-read blogs from today, on Labour’s new members, conspiracy theories and Red Ken.

G20 pathologist found guilty by GMC
By Caroline Crampton - 31 August 16:32

Dr Freddy Patel, the pathologist involved in the row over Ian Tomlinson’s death at the G20 protests

Why Balls would be a difficult shadow chancellor for David
By George Eaton - 31 August 14:11

Their disagreements over the deficit would be effortlessly exploited by the Tories.

What next for Diane Abbott?
By George Eaton - 31 August 11:31

Ed Miliband says the Labour left-winger has a “part to play” after the leadership election.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 August 9:00

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 30 August 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Cameron’s big mistake and Diane Abbott’s falling supp

The Times ignores Mark Thompson’s criticisms of Sky
By George Eaton - 30 August 16:08

Murdoch-owned “paper of record” fails to report BBC director general’s comments on Sky.

New Cameron baby revealed
By George Eaton - 30 August 14:02

It’s a boy!

Hands off NHS Direct!
By Sholto Byrnes - 30 August 13:14

Scrapping the call-in health service will not help build a “big society”, still less a “modern solid

The Blairites turn their guns on Ed
By George Eaton - 30 August 12:44

Peter Mandelson and Alastair Campbell go on the offensive against the younger Miliband. But who will

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 August 10:32

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

Why I am backing David Miliband
By David Lammy - 29 August 11:00

He has the vision to change Labour and make us win again.

Italy’s politics are broken
By Ben Fox - 29 August 10:53

Weakness on the left allows Silvio Berlusconi — and even worse — to prosper.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 August 10:00

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

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