Britain happily colludes in the great state crimes of other western governments. Take the law lords'
The former home secretary absolutely no understanding of the vital function of the jury in our democ
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New Labour has not died. The coalition that won three general elections was always based on pragmati
Uncertainty and anxiety are the presiding moods north of Hadrian’s Wall as much as anywhere else. Sc
In two separate cases, white British loners found acceptance online among Islamic extremists and the
British ministers at the same environment conference have expressed conflicting views on the impact
In the wake of publication of the BNP's membership list, Tim Lezard reports on the anger over the fa
Rumours of a June election just won't go away. But who is talking up a 2009 poll?
The quiet man gets the tone right for the statement of his political career
The key points from this year's crucial pre-Budget report delivered to MPs in the House of Commons.
The blanket ban on handguns following the massacre of 16 children in Dunblane in 1996 means Britain
The leaked BNP membership list has preoccupied the blogosphere this week. Paul Evans gives us his re
Moves to tackle trafficking and prostitution may be well intentioned but is there a whiff of a moral
A drama proves that England's radical past is something we should celebrate
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From: The Unit
Subject: Osborne on the rack
Unlike his more didactic work, David Hare's latest play, about the Blair premiership, is a skillful
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The New Statesman’s campaign to free children locked up in UK detention centres has made progress
Boundary wrangles between social services lie at the heart of the Baby P case, argues Marian Brandon
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Is George Osborne "nerdy", "nasty" and "overpromoted", as his Conservative critics would have it, or
The commitment to end street homelessness in England “for good” could mark a landmark. But with virt
Like Obama's campaign, the parties in the UK should encourage minorities, immigrants and the young
Sean Carey, who has written extensively on the plight of the Chagos islanders, pens an open letter t
For the last few years the medical profession have been the main opposition to NHS privatisation - b
There's widespread agreement the North Sea is severely overfished but will EU quotas be altered next