The hollow-gram
By James Macintyre - 19 March 11:48

David Cameron is no moderniser, but wedded to old-style Tory policies. So why isn’t there more quest

10 things you didn't know about Alastair Campbell
By George Eaton - 17 March 14:08

The former spindoctor's favourite books, whose music he jogs to, where he likes to holiday and the c

Cameron's Euro gamble
By David Clark - 17 March 10:29

The Tory break with the EPP grouping in the European Parliament could spell trouble for the party, f

Exclusive with Alex Ferguson
By Staff blogger - 16 March 15:25

Don't miss this week's edition of the New Statesman. Guest edited by Alastair Campbell it contains a

Violence renewed
By Paul Evans - 13 March 12:46

How the cowardly slaying of two soldiers and a police officer in Northern Ireland has been covered o

No nation broker
By Peter Riddell - 12 March 9:28

Gordon Brown hopes the G20 summit in London will restore his and Labour’s fortunes. He should be so

The killers are indeed traitors to the island of Ireland
By Staff blogger - 12 March 9:28

This month’s murders of two young soldiers and a policeman in Northern Ireland were acts as cowardly as they were ruthless. The republican splinter groups – the Real IRA, Continuity IRA, the True IRA (all right, we made that last one up) – have no political programme.

Shakespeare’s Globe
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 12 March 9:28

The people, the places, the events

The ego has landed
By Peter Wilby - 12 March 9:28

. . . on sectarianism, social ills, selection, sports appeals and self-regard

Back on the terror trail
By Leo McKinstry - 12 March 9:28

The republican killers of three security service men in Northern Ireland represent nothing but their

Callous and brutal murders
By Alistair Carmichael - 11 March 14:09

'For the past eighteen months or so the threat from dissident republicans has been steadily increasi

Why I'm fed up with Labour's gimmicks
By Sandra Horley - 10 March 16:20

The chief executive of Refuge, who took on Jacqui Smith for her 'gimmicky' attempt to tackle domesti

'No amnesty on our watch'
By Phil Woolas - 10 March 11:59

After Tory London mayor Boris Johnson calls for an amnesty for illegal immigrants - in defiance of h

Women and the recession
By Jean Lambert - 07 March 12:12

Marking International Women's Day 2009, Jean Lambert MEP assesses the impact of the economic downtur

Political sliming
By Paul Evans - 06 March 12:07

Baron Greenback

Politicians ought to be used to having things hurled at them by now. Purple powder at Blair, shoes at Bush, an egg at John Prescott. This week, Lord Mandelson became the latest victim of wordless but eloquent protest – and was drenched in green gunge.

Outrage on a sliding scale
By Peter Wilby - 05 March 10:49

. . . on scapegoats, scandal, serial snubs, sentencing and civil liberties

Gordon Brown's management of his government remains chaotic
By Staff blogger - 05 March 10:49

Like Tony Blair before him, Gordon Brown appeared more comfortable on the American stage this past week than he does at home.

Dougie’s jam and Dolly’s secret
By Kevin Maguire - 05 March 10:49

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

The state they’re in
By Liana Wood - 05 March 10:49

Observations on detention

Our age of hysteria
By Steve Richards - 05 March 10:49

The death of Ivan Cameron, bankers’ bonuses, Brown in America: now raw emotion is the driving force

The should and yes of Heathrow
By Chris Ames - 05 March 10:49

Observations: The third runway

The legend of Arthur
By Owen Hatherley - 05 March 10:49

<strong>Marching to the Fault Line: the 1984 Miners’ Strike and the Death of Industrial Britain</str

War comes back home
By John Pilger - 05 March 10:49

As the colonial crimes in Algeria, Vietnam and Afghanistan blew back to their perpetrators, so the e

No turning back
By Neal Lawson and John Harris - 05 March 10:49

The magnitude of the global economic crisis means that we have to change completely the way we live.

Pakistan is failing but cannot be allowed to fail
By Staff blogger - 05 March 10:49

The 3 March terror attack on the Sri Lankan national cricket team in Lahore was a tragic event on many levels. Above all for the families of the six policemen killed, men whose names we will not remember.

Labour, Lib Dem and Tory immigration policy
By Staff blogger - 05 March 9:47

The three main UK political parties outline their different positions on immigration

Nationalising British jobs
By Anonymous - 04 March 10:05

Migration restrictions are a bad way to fight unemployment in times of crisis. There is no evidence

Five liberal freedoms
By Menzies Campbell - 03 March 15:48

In the wake of Labour's long march rightwards since 1997 liberalism has never been more needed, argu

Parliament on YouTube
By Jo Swinson - 02 March 12:54

Jo Swinson argues parliamentarians need to do more than just pay lip service to online voter engagem

Straw Blogs
By Paul Evans - 27 February 9:14

Cabinet discussions stay private and Bobby Jindal faces mockery, this week in the blogosphere