Raped and abandoned
By Martin Brookes - 23 April 11:56

Try to get help when you've been raped in England and Wales and you could be waiting for days, even

Lembit - more interesting than PR
By Ben Davies - 22 April 12:45

The Lib Dem MP is to marry his Cheeky Girl - as announced in <em>Hello</em>

Affordable housing
By Adam Sampson - 22 April 12:23

On May 1st, voters should consider the housing manifestos of each mayoral candidate because the new

What a way to run an investigation
By Martin Bright - 21 April 15:49

The Electoral Commission responds to my complaints about Ken Livingstone.

Trusting in devolution
By Merrick Cockell - 21 April 12:15

London mayoral candidates <em>say</em> they will work with boroughs and local governments, but they

Reviewing public services online
By Chris Adams - 21 April 12:05

Chris Adams says that there are problems with reviewing public services online because the technical

UKIP's sexual partners
By Paul Evans - 20 April 11:36

Idol promises

Was Powell right? Of course not
By Darcus Howe - 17 April 13:00

When Powell delivered his speech, Europe was awash with revolutionary zeal. Thousands of young Europ

Dave, Dave and William
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 17 April 13:00

Cameron needs to create a shadow cabinet that can win the affection of the masses

The new Terminal Three
By Lindsey Hilsum - 17 April 13:00

Two new airport terminals in Beijing and London highlight the differences between China and Britain'

A week to remember?
By Richard Reeves - 17 April 13:00

Faced with an almost unprecedented drop in popularity, some in the Labour Party are starting to thin

The perfect interruption
By Daniel Trilling - 17 April 13:00

Evan Davis brings sunshine to Today, but <em>The Now Show</em> is still in the Dark Ages

Out of control orders
By Paul Donovan - 17 April 13:00

Observations on deportations

Treat with extreme caution
By Simon Singh - 17 April 13:00

Homoeopathic medicine is founded on a bogus philosophy. Its continued use is a drain on NHS resource

The not-so-good-any-more life
By Peter Wilby - 17 April 13:00

In the US, as here, inequality is a middle-class issue.

So, is it all right to be an English nationalist?
By Paul Kingsnorth - 17 April 13:00

England is losing its pubs, its post offices and its basic culture. Those on the left should stop be

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 17 April 13:00

So, pretty good week.

'Time to be realistic about immigration'
By Damian Green - 16 April 14:54

Conservative immigration spokesman Damian Green argues a report that demonstrates no link between im

We can't drive away from global warming
By Tony Bosworth - 16 April 12:16

The mayoral candidates need to consider global warming when discussing the congestion and emission c

Race, diversity and 1 May
By Simon Woolley - 15 April 11:40

Operation Black Vote's Simon Woolley on the closest run and bitterest mayoral contest to date

Fantasy mayor
By Ben Davies - 14 April 17:03

The launch of newstatesman.com's Fantasy Mayor game. Find out which candidate most closely matches y

War-like Smurfs
By Jonathan Calder - 14 April 16:25

Apparently many Olympic traditions date back to the Nazis...

Capitalising on youth
By John Bateman - 14 April 16:02

Despite forming one of the biggest potential constituencies in the Capital, young people rank low in

Appeasement in Darfur
By Becky Tinsley - 13 April 12:03

When nations refuse to stand together in the face of Sudan’s violations on international law, they s

Loud and proud in China?
By Paul Evans - 11 April 10:24

Brown China

The fourth plinth
By Dominic Cavendish - 10 April 13:30

Can public art be a precursor of regeneration and what does it say about politics? Dominic Cavendish

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 10 April 13:00

So. Pretty good week. Continuing sense of a slow-motion disaster, leeching of authority, absence of direction. But is this necessarily a bad thing?

How did we get here?
By David Marquand - 10 April 13:00

After ten years of new Labour in power, the academics and commentators have been taking stock. David

Torturous arguments
By Clive Stafford Smith - 10 April 13:00

The draft Torture Damages Bill is a fundamental test of the British government's commitment to human

Knives out for Jack the Lad
By Kevin Maguire - 10 April 13:00

All the gossip from the Westminster village