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Five Tory gaffes and U-turns
By George Eaton - 03 February 10:51

Cameron's self-inflicted wounds.

Chris Grayling: "We don't make the statistics"
By Samira Shackle - 03 February 10:35

A weak defence against claims that the Tories manipulated violent crime figures.

Morning Call: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 03 February 7:56

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 02 February 16:01

The five must-read pieces from today, on electoral reform, Osborne's theft and 50p tax.

Brown has missed the chance for real electoral reform
By George Eaton - 02 February 14:29

The Alternative Vote can prove even less proportional than FPTP.

Pope attacks British equality laws
By Peter Tatchell - 02 February 13:02

This is a coded attack on the legal rights of women and gay people in Britain.

Why don't women voters like the Tories?
By George Eaton - 02 February 10:42

Cameron's party trails Labour by 4 points among women voters.

Morning Call: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 02 February 7:57

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

Why I placed that Ban Blair-Baiting advertisement
By Stan Rosenthal - 01 February 18:24

The hate-speech directed at Tony Blair must be countered.

Web only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 February 16:00

The five must-read posts from today, on Ronald Reagan, Iraq and cuts.

Obama's Iran policy could quash popular dissent
By Henry Smith - 01 February 15:00

By arming Iran's neighbours in the Gulf, Obama may damage the Iranian people's push for accountabili

Privatisation by stealth?
By Samira Shackle - 01 February 13:37

Mandelson remains unapologetic about drastic cuts to university budgets.

Assisted suicide – God forbids it, but isn’t it the greater moral act?
By Sholto Byrnes - 01 February 12:15

It's hard to reconcile a merciful God with the religious prohibitions against euthanasia

High noon for Lord Ashcroft
By George Eaton - 01 February 11:03

New ruling means the peer's "undertaking" on his tax status will be revealed.

Morning Call: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 01 February 8:00

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

We will wait for ever for Blair to face a reckoning
By Adrian Toll - 31 January 18:43

It is Blair's judgement not whether he told the truth that should be called into question.

Even burglars have human rights
By George Eaton - 31 January 17:35

Cameron has lapsed into cheap populism.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 31 January 16:00

The top five posts from this weekend, on China, John Terry and Angela Merkel.

Can Cameron hold the line on cuts?
By George Eaton - 31 January 13:43

Tory pledge to ring-fence NHS and overseas aid under fire from Cable and the right.

Osborne plays the class card
By George Eaton - 31 January 10:58

A first glimpse of a new Tory strategy on class.

Morning Call: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 31 January 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 29 January 16:01

The five must-read posts from today, on Blair, Pakistan and illegal drugs.

At the Iraq inquiry, Blair is still avoiding specifics
By Sophie Elmhirst - 29 January 15:51

Questioning on the legality of the invasion did not go far enough in the first session of the aftern

Blair is in control of the narrative so far
By Sophie Elmhirst - 29 January 13:38

The Staggers' third instalment from the Chilcot inquiry today.

Blair at the Chilcot inquiry: the first session
By Sophie Elmhirst - 29 January 11:12

After a nervous beginning, the former PM has hit his stride.

Waiting for Blair: the scene outside the Iraq inquiry
By Sophie Elmhirst - 29 January 9:39

It is like a circus as protesters and journalists await Chilcot's star witness.

Morning Call: pick of the comment
By Staff blogger - 29 January 7:59

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

10 reasons I don't want an Apple iPad
By Jason Stamper - 28 January 17:57

Battery life, no USB ports, even the name spells disappointment.

"Jobs must be our number one focus"
By Samira Shackle - 28 January 17:44

Barack Obama's words ring true in the UK, too, as 2,250 fresh job losses are announced.

Afghanistan: the ethnic mix
By New Statesman - 28 January 16:45

Know your Pashtuns from your Tajiks and Uzbeks.

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