Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 28 October 8:21

Indonesia: disasters

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 14 October 8:17

Chile: rescue

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

Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize
By Caroline Crampton - 08 October 11:46

Jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist is honoured in spite of Beijing's criticisms

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 07 October 8:09

Nigeria: lead poisoning

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 43. Amartya Sen
By New Statesman - 27 September 14:26

Conscience teacher.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 32. Stephen McIntyre
By New Statesman - 27 September 14:00

Climategate keeper.

The man with the world on his shoulders
By Ian Williams - 27 September 12:04

The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, talks to Ian Williams about his critics, Israel and the chall

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 24 September 12:35

West Bank: freeze

The NS Interview: Bjørn Lomborg
By Sophie Elmhirst - 24 September 12:05

“I didn’t want to be the gay guy who talks about the environment”.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 12. David Petraeus
By Mehdi Hasan - 21 September 11:53

General knowledge.

50 People Who Matter 2010 | 21. Osama bin Laden
By New Statesman - 21 September 11:51


C’mon, time to rebrand your life!
By John Pilger - 16 September 8:09

Sport today seems obsessed with image, repackaging, pursuing profit. What ever happened to the sport

Is Trident New Labour’s shibboleth?
By Alex Holland - 10 September 12:39

Fear of a return to the 1980s has prevented an open debate on nuclear weapons.

Flying the flag, faking the news
By John Pilger - 02 September 0:53

Loud noises from Washington about a US pull-out from Iraq are a poor disguise for America’s determin

A world too full of people
By Mary Fitzgerald - 30 August 11:16

Politicians of western countries avoid talking about population control, but if we invest in family

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 26 August 8:21

DRC: rapes

WikiLeaks founder accused of rape
By Daniel Trilling - 21 August 14:06

Swedish police issue then retract arrest warrant, as Julian Assange warns of “dirty tricks” campaign

Why WikiLeaks must be protected
By John Pilger - 19 August 8:16

The case of the Afghanistan war logs and the hounding of Julian Assange prove that there’s never bee

The spark rises in the east
By Michael Brooks - 16 August 9:13

China, driven by a desire for prestige and its own Nobel laureates, could soon lead the world in sci

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 05 August 0:36

With Pakistan's government unable to cope, Islamic groups both mainstream and extreme have filled th

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 29 July 8:13

Somalia: extra troops

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 22 July 8:11

Rwanda: elections

Weekly Briefing
By Staff blogger - 15 July 1:14

France: veil ban

The NS Interview: Jane Goodall, primatologist
By Alyssa McDonald - 09 July 8:57

“My mother never laughed at my dream of Africa”

The high cost of sporting glory
By Stefan Szymanski - 05 July 9:33

Events such as the World Cup and the Olympics are not the economic juggernauts that their promoters

Liam Fox insists we cannot abandon Afghanistan
By New Statesman - 01 July 9:58

The defence secretary says that to leave early would be to betray the sacrifices of our fallen soldi