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Our lives in their hands
By Daniel Trilling - 16 October 14:14

The death of an Angolan deportee raises questions about government use of private sector security fi

Five must-read blogs for the US mid-term elections
By Oliver Willmott - 15 October 16:36

Keep up to speed with the election events across the Atlantic with our pick of the web.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 15 October 16:04

The five must-read blogs from today on the Alternative Vote, Jon Stewart and the Olympics.

*Breaking* Lib Dem website hijacked for Clegg attack
By Rob Higson - 15 October 14:42

A website - www.liberaldemocrats.co.uk - which has been registered to Liberal Democrat headquarters is linked to a YouTube video urging Nick Clegg not to abandon his promise to b

And the good news for Obama...
By Jonn Elledge - 15 October 14:01

A statistical lifeline, of sorts.

Daily Star publishes spoof Chile mine story
By George Eaton - 15 October 11:25

Tabloid "reveals" that Chile mine is to be turned into a theme park.

The challenges facing Clegg's "fairness premium"
By George Eaton - 15 October 10:48

Will the premium just be used to offset cuts elsewhere?

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 15 October 8:33

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 14 October 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today on Ed Miliband, the coalition negotiations and worklessness.

Cuts to quangos are political, not financial
By Caroline Crampton - 14 October 14:35

The full list of cuts to quangos reveals that it isn't quite the bonfire we were promised.

Breaking: MacShane reported to police over expenses
By George Eaton - 14 October 14:08

Labour MP has the whip withdrawn after expenses complaint is referred to the police.

The coalition's approval rating falls 11 per cent in a day
By George Eaton - 14 October 13:08

Approval for the coalition falls from +4 to -7 in wake of fees announcement.

In this week's New Statesman: Who Owns Britain?
By George Eaton - 14 October 11:58

The coming battle over land and property | John Pilger: Chile’s corrupt elite | The return of Alan B

In Pictures: How the world covered the Chile mine rescue
By Jon Bernstein - 14 October 10:21

Ten of the best newspaper front pages from around the globe.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 October 9:00

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

Passwords and prosecutions
By David Allen Green - 13 October 18:23

The curious case of Oliver Drage.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 October 17:07

The five must-read posts from today, including Ed Miliband's first PMQs and how much benefits really

Ed Miliband gets the better of Cameron in first PMQs
By George Eaton - 13 October 14:35

A confident Ed Miliband puts David Cameron on the ropes over child benefit.

Need a new identity? Just steal someone else's
By Jason Stamper - 13 October 13:53

Wheretheladies.at highlights social networking security and privacy fears.

Ed Miliband's first PMQs -- live blog
By George Eaton - 13 October 13:01

Minute-by-minute coverage of Ed Miliband's first PMQs as Labour leader.

A dish best served cold? Labour's revenge on funding
By Oliver Willmott - 13 October 12:53

Politicians have avoided democratic accountability for student funding for years. They must stop pas

The coalition cannot bank on a private sector recovery
By George Eaton - 13 October 12:41

New report warns that the private sector is set to go "cold turkey" and lose 500,000 jobs.

In pictures: Chile mine rescue
By George Eaton - 13 October 10:06

The scenes from Chile as the first of the 33 trapped miners are finally rescued.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 October 8:51

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

The best and worst of the Browne review
By Duncan Robinson - 12 October 18:08

Browne's plan will hurt students and hit middle-earners the hardest - but the money has to come from

Know thy meme-ny
By Rob Higson - 12 October 17:11

Look closely and the nature of global cyber-warfare is changing dramatically.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 12 October 17:06

The five must-read blogs from today including tuition fees, and the Lib Dem response.

David Puttnam’s challenge to the Culture Secretary
By Daniel Trilling - 12 October 16:21

Will Jeremy Hunt take up the offer of a public debate on the UK film industry?

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens to face off over religion
By George Eaton - 12 October 12:35

Writer and former prime minister to debate role of religion in Toronto.

Ignoble reactions to the Nobel Peace Prize
By Sholto Byrnes - 12 October 11:32

Not everyone is pleased Liu Xiaobo is this year's laureate

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