It's discomfiting when you talk to a Danish activist about policing techniques and she describes the "English method" as "picking up a few specific people and pre-arresting protesters".
There are no good options left for Britain in Afghanistan. Brown should set a date for withdrawal
We continue to call for an end to child detention
It's always a relief when the conference circus is over and we can return to the meat of government
National postal strikes are set to go ahead on 22 and 23 October, despite intensive last-minute discussions between Royal Mail and the Communication and Workers Union.
Question Time's grotesque stunt has allowed the BNP to enter the political mainstream. There is now
The expenses scandal has hit Labour hardest. Brown should adopt a "masochism" strategy
In elections over the past century, Labour could with some justice cry “We were cheated!” or “We wer
My modest proposal to undermine public schools
Opportunistic politicians should remember the BBC is a public-service, not a state, broadcaster
In the interests of public health, it behoves me to announce that I was suffering from a maximally virulent strain of swine flu in Blackpool last week.
This Eurosceptic alliance is a product of moral and intellectual laziness
MPs' expenses returned to the news agenda as parliament opened. Hundreds of MPs were sent letters by Sir Thomas Legg, the auditor, detailing their misdemeanours.
The MPs' expenses scandal is back - but did you hear about the one who paid off a private mortgage while billing the taxpayer for a loan on his second home?
The centre-left is not in the moribund state some imagine
Including Thomas Hobbes, David Hume and Roger Scruton
The arguments against higher taxes fall apart under scrutiny. Darling must act in the pre-Budget rep
The party may call themselves "progressive" but they remain unreconstructed on a host of issues
It should be the best of times. There is nothing that can quite top the sensation of being certain that one is about to win, yet having to keep quiet about it so as not to tempt the fates.
In contrast to the UK, there is even talk in the US of the need for a second fiscal stimulus package
Today he is one of the most familiar celebrities in British life, a sporting legend whose mellow Scottish charm as a team captain on A Question of Sport has won new generations of admirers.
Disraeli followed Burke’s “politics of imperfection”, while
Thatcher favoured Hayek’s free-market
Perhaps David Freud could devote some of his time to getting bankers into useful work
There is an alarming disconnect between the Conservatives' rhetoric and their policies
I joined the party as a protest against Soviet aggression
At the Labour party conference in Brighton, Gordon Brown's speech was introduced by his wife, Sarah, for the second year in a row.