Live: all the measures as they are announced.
The Tories’ “big society” challenges the people, and not just governments, to embrace change. To eff
What matters is not returning to No 10 as soon as possible, but renewal, argues the prominent econom
Mark Saville's report into the killing of 14 protesters on "Bloody Sunday" in Derry 38 years ago was widely criticised before its publication on 15 June.
As the New Statesman hustings showed, the battle for the leadership of the Labour Party has at its h
Baron Cashcroft arrives in town anxious to discover the return on his considerable investment in the Tory party. Dave sends
me to the Connaught to defuse the situation.
Parliament is buzzing with critters.
Labour’s academy programme at least had the noble aim of helping failing schools in poorer areas. Mi
At last, the release of Alastair Campbell's unexpurgated diaries has given us an insight into what happened on 31 May 1994, the night when Tony Blair agreed to stand aside for his great friend and rival Gordon Brown in the Lab
Where the five Labour leadership candidates stand on Iraq, spending cuts, immigration, electoral ref
Analysis of voting in the 2010 election shows that Conservative Britain is becoming ever more of a f
“I didn’t feel like throwing confetti over Clegg and Cameron.”
Margaret Hodge scrapes in as chair of public accounts committee, beating her nearest rival by six vo
The task of articulating a convincing alternative to market liberalism is a formidable one.
If revenge is a dish best served cold, then portly Tommy "Two Dinners" Watson is enjoying a second helping.
The coalition government’s policy on benefits is a puzzle. Early indications suggest that its planne
These days, MPs rarely get the chance to go anywhere more exciting than Brussels if they leave parliament for a prestigious job elsewhere. This was not always so.
If Labour is to survive in the age of new politics, it must transcend its instincts to descend into
The government is using the example of Canada in the 1990s to promote its proposed sweeping spending
The first fissure in the smiley happy coalition appears and, as the bookies predicted, it is between Samantha and Miriam.
Today, when Britain's film industry is the envy of the world, it is hard to believe that it might once have gone under.
Why it would be hypocritical to restrict movement within the European Union.
Gary McKinnon, still suffering from Asperger’s, has one last chance to avoid extradition to the US to face charges of hacking into Nasa and Pentagon computers. Will the new government keep its word and help him avoid a savage punishment?
Our guide to when and where you can hear from the candidates.
Whatever happened to “It’s the Sun wot won it”? Politicians of today need to forge a new relationshi
Vulnerable people need an advocate in the face of an uncaring system.
The CIA set a precedent with the Tonkin “incident”, sparking off the Vietnam war. Today, we see the lie repeated.
Divisions over capital gains tax highlight how precarious the coalition is.
''The leadership of hopeless opposition is a gloomy affair," Disraeli wrote after the Conservative defeat in the election of 1865, "and there is little distinction when your course is not associated with the possibility of fut