Love is in the air
By Nicholas Lezard - 30 April 13:21

My advice for people in new relationships: you might be all smoochy now, but in 20 years you’ll be f

Stuff happens
By Staff blogger - 30 April 13:21

The <em>NS</em> team casts its collective eye over the latest gadgets

Charity in Islam
By Samia Ahmed - 29 April 10:50

In the second of our series on faith and charity, the Senior Development Education Coordinator of <e

Christianity and charity
By Linda Jones - 27 April 14:43

In the first of our series on faith and charity, <em>Linda Jones</em> writes that the Christian unde

How celebrities saved, then killed, the book trade
By Nicholas Clee - 23 April 13:45

The London Book Fair and our Spring Books special inspired
<em>Nicholas Clee</em>, the former edit

I was the original Idler
By Nicholas Lezard - 23 April 13:45

Our boulevardier columnist takes a rare trip to the countryside, which he finds – surprisingly – muc

Islam and feminism
By Asma Barlas - 22 April 17:16

In the third of our series on faith and feminism, Asma Barlas writes about the message of sexual equ

Faith and feminism
By Zohra Moosa - 21 April 12:21

In the second of our series on faith and feminism, Zohra Moosa writes about the complementary nature

Judaism and feminism
By Gitl Wallerstein-Braun - 20 April 16:46

In the first of our series on faith and feminism, the ultra orthodox Jewish artist shares her experi

Time for an honest appraisal
By Stephen Twigg - 16 April 17:36

The former Labour MP and minister responds to a <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/200

Boredom and despair in W1
By Nicholas Lezard - 16 April 10:15

I have no money, and no company apart from a plague of insubordinate mice. I would take a bath – onl

Christianity and homosexuality
By Sharon Ferguson - 09 April 16:46

In the third of our series on faith and homosexuality, we take a look at how Christians continue to

India's runaway boys
By Sreyashi Dastidar - 09 April 10:18

Hundreds of children live in a cycle of drugs, crime and deprivation in a railway station in Kolkata

Vaishnavism and homosexuality
By Amara Das Wilhelm - 08 April 11:46

In the second of our series on faith and homosexuality, we take a look at the all-inclusiveness and

Faith and homosexuality
By Danny Rich - 07 April 11:06

In the first of our series on the perceptions of homosexuality, the Chief Executive of Liberal Juda

Death and Islam
By Abduljalil Sajid - 03 April 17:53

For Muslims, life decides the afterlife

Quote, unquote: Religion
By Anisha Ahmed - 02 April 13:26

What some of the greatest thinkers and wits thought of religion

Death and mourning in Judaism
By Jeremy Rosen - 02 April 13:09

Community plays an important role in the Jewish tradition of overcoming bereavement

'There's nothing Islamic about a state'
By Mehdi Hasan - 02 April 12:47

Mehdi Hasan explains why there could never be a true Islamic state

Christians and bereavement
By Eric Stoddart - 01 April 13:16

'The hell-believing Christian carries an additional burden of uncertainty'

Faith and bereavement
By Debbie Kerslake - 31 March 16:27

In the first of our series on the role of faith in bereavement, the Chief Executive of Cruse Bereave

Get me Sporty Spice
By Hilary Caprani - 19 March 11:48

Mental illness is a defining issues of our time and will affect one in four of us. But the media are reluctant to cover the subject without the obligatory celebrity endorsement.

Prétentieux? Moi?
By Tony Cartano - 19 March 11:48

<em>Tony Cartano</em>, de la maison d’édition Albin Michel, est sûr que le roman de notre rédacteur

The age of innocence
By Antonia Quirke - 26 February 16:23

A history of agony aunts recalls the days when "bottom" was a banned word

They want your sprogs
By Peter Wilby - 19 February 12:02

<strong>Consumer Kids: How Big Business Is Grooming Our Children for Profit</strong>

Ed Mayo and

Beg, borrow and style
By Alyssa McDonald - 19 February 12:02

Observations on frugal fashion

Degenerate sublime
By Hermione Eyre - 12 February 10:29

The Young British Artists were one of the Nineties' most visible cultural phenomena, a byword for ex

What's going on down there?
By Antonia Quirke - 12 February 10:29

A preoccupation with the male anatomy has swept the airwaves

The art of darkness
By Rachel Cooke - 12 February 10:29

This compelling period piece is far more sinister than its critics have argued

<strong>Mad Men</s

Time bomb in a ballgown
By David Smyth - 12 February 10:29

Lily Allen proves her staying power with an album of big, sunny pop songs

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