Would today's politicians dare to abolish capital punishment in Britain?
Perhaps the most dismaying indicator of Europe's economic woes is the dramatic rise in youth unemployment.
The use of far-right rhetoric is growing among mainstream politicians.
After "the bravura Commons performance" and "an award-winning cameo at the 1922 Committee", Dave and I finally managed to catch up on Sky
When Maurice Glasman called for a freeze on immigration, his
fellow Blue Labour supporters distanc
Peter Wilby on why Anders Behring Breivik’s actions must make us challenge our assumptions. Plus: co
Former News of the World editor states the hacked mobile phone was "not a personal gift".
Osborne and Cameron have no way to express the global challenges they face without sounding as if th
Purnell's vision of a narrower but deeper welfare state deserves attention from Miliband.
The near-stagnant UK economic growth figures prove that Chancellor George Osborne’s Thatcherite econ
It is unacceptable for the Chancellor to dismiss his critics as "deficit deniers".
The impact of rising pay inequality will be felt throughout the UK economy.
We live in heartless times. Once, we revered our elders as fonts of wisdom and continuity. Today we discard them like so many overflowing colostomy bags.
What is it like to be a gay man today? The answer may surprise you.
For a generation, the political elite has sought the patronage of Murdoch – and the hacking scandal
There's an aspect of the eurozone crisis that has yet to register with the British public.
Until someone can show me that the Prime Minister has broken a law, I'm happier not to join in all t
The matchbox-sized Speaker, John Bercow, has been lauded for his part in exposing the Murdoch empire's hacking scandal, including the granting of an emergency debate.
Sitting before a parliamentary committee, facing questions about phone-hacking, in his own words "humble", Rupert Murdoch did not look much like the sinister potentate of popular fable.
The Fleet Street hacks and men from Westminster are now scrabbling to rewrite the history of the phone-hacking fiasco. The pact between press and parliament remains the same.
Is this the end for Blue Labour, the loose agglomeration of academics and politicians that has had the ear of Ed Miliband since he became Labour leader?
What impact will the withdraw of litigation funding have?
Groups such as LulzSec have security teams on the run.
Ten MPs will get the opportunity to grill the Murdochs and Rebekah Brooks later today. But who are t
Boris has never missed an opportunity to dismiss legitimate criticisms of the police and to defend t
Cheerleader for "Murdoch Labour" over nearly two decades, Alastair Campbell once advised Ed Miliband to deal directly with his friend Rebekah Brooks and bypass the Fortress Wapping underlings.
You need no qualifications to work in PR, merely an ability to pass the buck.
Nothing is for ever.
In April, Clegg thought that the press barons and their newspapers were irrelevant - yesterday, howe