Modernising the monarchy? Hardly, says Laurie Penny
By Laurie Penny - 06 November 10:07

The way the royals are reported is like a Disney film.

Voter registration plans need to be rethought, report says
By Mark Jenner - 04 November 8:20

Millions could be saved from falling off electoral register.

Miliband risks being drowned out in a cacophony of populist outrage
By Rafael Behr - 03 November 7:32

Political anger is on the rise. In an anti-politician climate, Labour does not have monopoly on oppo

The secret of Dave’s grey zone
By Kevin Maguire - 03 November 7:32

The Jeeves-like figure of John Whittingdale, chair of the culture committee investigating phone-hacking, might find himself on a sticky wicket, should he ask the Murdoch empire to bowl his local cricket club a

Leader: Occupy St Paul’s shows something is rotten in the state of Britain
By Staff blogger - 03 November 7:32

When a few thousand protesters set out to occupy the London Stock Exchange on 15 October, much of the political establishment regarded the event as an anarchists' day out.

Fees, Lib Dems and political Islam: the real concerns on campus
By David Miliband - 03 November 7:32

Forget the old idea that students don’t care about wider politics, says David Miliband. My tour of u

PMQs review: Cameron turns Brown and Miliband turns red
By George Eaton - 02 November 13:15

Cameron is sounding ever more like Gordon Brown, while Miliband is turning left.

The turbulent priest intervenes
By George Eaton - 02 November 9:41

Rowan Williams calls for a Tobin tax and other measures to address the protesters' "moral agenda".

The coalition's latest immigration blunder
By Matt Cavanagh - 31 October 14:12

A guest worker programme would be bad for migrants and bad for the economy.

Why VAT really does hit the poorest hardest
By George Eaton - 31 October 11:54

The data that proves Osborne was wrong to describe VAT as a "progressive" tax.

Cameron and Clegg have no plan to save growth
By George Eaton - 31 October 9:32

A relaunched Regional Growth Fund won't be enough to get the economy moving again.

Tony’s mate Muammar, Marr the monarchist and my poetry triumph
By Peter Wilby - 31 October 0:00

Now that Muammar al-Gaddafi has been summarily bumped off by our new best friends in Libya, along with 53 "loyalists" in his home town of Sirte (are we quite sure they don't include "innocent civilians" who require humanitaria

Muammar and me - the end
By Alan B'stard - 31 October 0:00

You've probably been wondering where I've been. But while you've been fretting about the value of your pissy little pensions, I've been risking my life.

The momentum is with the SNP. These could be the last days of Britain
By Kevin McKenna - 31 October 0:00

As a Scottish National Party conference virgin and an incorrigible unionist to boot, I have several preconceptions of what the flora and fauna of this event will look like.

A marginalised Britain makes the break-up of the EU more likely
By Mark Leonard - 31 October 0:00

European integration has been defined by two, apparently contradictory trends: technocracy and popul

Who does David Cameron fear more, the Lib Dems or Ukip?
By Rafael Behr - 30 October 10:54

The PM is using coalition as an excuse not to be more bellicose in Brussels. It could backfire

Occupation protests and poppies can mix
By Leon Boardman - 29 October 12:19

The St Pauls demonstrators are remembering how the peace was won after the great wars of the 20th Ce

Strong US growth raises the bar for Osborne
By George Eaton - 27 October 19:12

Osborne may soon no longer be able to boast that the UK is doing better than the US.

The quiet man turns up the volume
By George Eaton - 27 October 14:33

Iain Duncan Smith warns that he will resign if forced to vote against his eurosceptic views again.

The waning tradition of Tory women
By Gideon Skinner - 27 October 13:13

The decline in women's support for the Conservative party is not a recent phenomenon.

Cable rejects unfair dismissal proposals
By Samira Shackle - 27 October 10:01

The Business Secretary says there is "no evidence" to back up claims in Downing Street report leaked

Despite the rebellion over Europe, the Tories remain united
By Jesse Norman - 27 October 8:31

The media will continue to play the issue hard, but beneath the surface lies a small triumph for Cam

Leader: The Union is under threat but the Tories and Labour aren’t listening
By New Statesman - 27 October 8:31

While Westminster is fixated on the EU, Scotland is moving ever closer to independence.

Champagne or sham pain
By Kevin Maguire - 27 October 8:31

Citizen Dave's bubbly ban is being defied.

Bully-boy PM strikes again
By Mark Jenner - 26 October 19:12

Outside of Westminster, if David Cameron called someone a "mug" during a political debate, he'd prob

50 years of PMQs: the best moments
By George Eaton - 26 October 18:55

The best videos, including "Stalin to Mr Bean", "we saved the world" and "calm down, dear!"

PMQs review: Miliband pins Cameron down on Europe
By George Eaton - 26 October 14:17

Which EU powers does he want back and when? Cameron couldn't answer.

Lord Ashcroft warns the Tories: stop banging on about Europe
By George Eaton - 26 October 11:48

Conservative donor warns that the Tories will lose the next election if they obsess over Europe.

“I’d have been ashamed not to join the IRA”
By Sophie Elmhirst - 26 October 11:16

Sophie Elmhirst joins Martin McGuinness on the presidential campaign trail in Dublin, and finds an e

The referendum no one is talking about
By George Eaton - 25 October 16:43

While Westminster is fixated on the EU, Scotland is moving ever closer to independence.