Labour should prepare for a possible hung parliament by forming a partnership of principle with the
Police officers have made arrests simply to add people to the DNA database, a retired police officer told the Human Genetics Commission. The practice is "the norm", he said.
It is time for David Cameron to cast off the godfather who has become a liability
Britain's latest inquiry into the invasion of Iraq has begun, and Sir John Chilcot, who shows every sign of recognising the need to address the war's unanswered questions, has promised his probe will be "rigorous, fair and fra
In a hung parliament, Gordon Brown, like Edward Heath, would be constitutionally entitled to seek co
A trial is what those of us who consistently opposed the Iraq war desperately want
Anything between a Labour lead of 1 per cent and a Tory lead of 10 per cent is likely to give us a h
Alan Johnson defends Gordon Brown and insists the debate on electoral reform is not over
Recent opinion polls have fluctuated wildly, but one thing is certain: there is still no great love
These are testing times for parents who educate their children at home.
Public patience with the Afghanistan war is running out. Brown may yet regret becoming a war leader
Labour supporters looked forward to a new era of reform and modernisation
Oh, it has been a dispiriting week. I have found myself questioning the very purpose of my vocation. Where does power really lie? In the hands of the elected? The righteous? The just?
We should value nurses' distinctive qualities, not force them to take degrees
The debate over how to run the police force and whether some of its senior members should be elected is one of those arguments where each side is accusing the other of the same thing, like two tearful siblings each trying to c
How should services in the UK and US change, and what can they learn from each other?
In the run-up to next year’s general election, poverty is back at the heart of political debate. In
Ten nuclear power station sites have been approved by the government in England and Wales. Most will replace existing plants.
Earlier this month, just as Sir Christopher Kelly's report on MPs' expenses was launched, reigniting the righteous indignation of the British public, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) published its response to th
A pledge to renationalise the railways would be a clear vote-winner. So why do passengers’ demands f
The Tories have deluded themselves that Britain can enjoy trading advantages without the drawbacks o
The Sun has returned to doing what it does best: bashing Labour. And, it seems, at any price
It is hard to escape the war in Puerto Argentino. At the city's tiny airport, a gigantic mural commemorates the soldiers from the mainland who lost their lives.
A reduction in poverty should be the centrepiece of any future Labour programme
Trends in poverty and inequality since Labour came to power in 1997 fall neatly into three stages. In Labour's first term, there was growth in income of over 3 per cent each year after inflation for the median household.
For all David Cameron's attempts to modernise his party, many Tories still hold a candle for the Reagan-Thatcher years.
Clarkson has shown his lack of class again by attacking Mandelson
In the days of the empire, Britain imposed its voting system
on other countries. Many of those ex-