Tony Blair's surprising ally
By David Lawday - 17 June 13:00

Has the Third Way at last found a soulmate across the Channel? David Lawday reports from Paris

Euro referendum 2003 - Who's Who
By Matthew Redhead - 17 June 13:00

At the helm

NO Lord Owen

The hand of history beckons
By John Kampfner - 17 June 13:00

One day next winter, the great moment will come: Gordon Brown will give the Treasury's verdict on th

The new Ireland kicks ass
By Patrick West - 17 June 13:00

The English now agonise about their identity, while the Irish, from Ryanair to the World Cup team, a

NS Essay - Fighting the spectre of the far right
By Godfrey Hodgson - 10 June 13:00

Populist politicians who hold government in contempt and raise the alarm about "outsiders" can be st

Left turn
By Neil Clark - 03 June 13:00

Observations on Hungary

The laptop fascists
By John Gray - 27 May 13:00

Do not dismiss Europe's far-right parties as simply reactionary. They are all the more menacing beca

A dog's life in Greece
By Helena Smith - 27 May 13:00

Observations on Hellenic slaughter

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 27 May 13:00

Don't believe it - "Brown to push euro"

From Russia with uplift
By Bill Angus - 20 May 13:00

The order came from Moscow via Amsterdam. But why did the customers want to pay £90,000 for a job th

Funny business abroad
By Stefan Stern - 20 May 13:00

Observations on the Euro debate

On the Parisian boulevards, the blood races
By David Lawday - 13 May 13:00

On the eve of his weird re-election as president of France, upending Jean-Marie Le Pen's Front National, Jacques Chirac publicly thanked millions of street demonstrators. Action in the street, said a grateful Chirac, had shown that "France will forever be France".

Cure for boredom
By John Kampfner - 13 May 13:00

Observations - Murder in Holland

The NS Essay - France: into the void
By Joshua Winter - 06 May 13:00

Those who voted for Le Pen belong to a generation which, in the words of one writer, "knows that ple

The child-killer
By Richard Gott - 06 May 13:00

Magda Goebbels

Anja Klabunde, translated by Shaun Whiteside <em>Little, Brown, 367pp, £20</em>


The terrible result of a one-night shag
By Zoe Williams - 06 May 13:00

Television - Zoe Williams can't believe one man's story about his exploitation by a Swedish lady

What is it with Swedes and sex?
By Sean French - 29 April 13:00

Observations - Love triangle

The terrible failure of Europe's left
By Staff blogger - 29 April 13:00

So much for the Third Way. This supposedly forward-looking political philosophy - with its long, abstract nouns, its obeisances to the free market, its technocratic arrogance, its contempt for old social democratic values and policies - has been found out.

A campaign that smells like a sausage
By David Lawday - 29 April 13:00

France's electoral system, a Gaullist relic, was an accident waiting to happen. It has turned politi

Le Pen is mightier . . .
By John Lloyd - 29 April 13:00

The extreme left did as well as the extreme right in the French election. Both rail against globalis

Secrets and spies
By Helena Smith - 29 April 13:00

Observations - Plane-spotters

Great Dane
By Matthew Dodd - 22 April 13:00

Design - Matthew Dodd celebrates the centenary of the modernist Arne Jacobsen

No parking tickets for Jews
By Adam Sage - 15 April 13:00

<em>Middle East War</em> - . . . and other myths flourish among young Muslims in France as the press

The socialist and the alchemist
By David Lawday - 15 April 13:00

Most French voters can't tell the difference between Jospin and Chirac. Maybe, after the forthcoming

Eddie George takes over Ukraine
By Mark Almond - 08 April 13:00

A surprising election result in the former Soviet state worries Mark Almond

We must reform the calendar
By Alan Davison - 01 April 13:00

Alan Davison MP reveals the latest ministerial initiative: a radical new way of reckoning time

The New Statesman Interview - Romano Prodi
By Mary Riddell - 01 April 13:00

Europe's president opposes war with Iraq and tells Britain to stop dithering over entry to the euro.