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As the BBC reels from Michael Grade's shock defection, a far greater threat to the future of British
Gordon Brown whispers to Labour's core supporters that he is determined to redistribute wealth. But
Tessa enthuses about Seb's latest over-the-rainbow moment, Gordon serves up a hot Japanese dish and
E-voting could make casting a ballot as easy as buying a coffee. Becky Hogge has reservations
A wry look at life in Westminster
Exclusive: Labour's Lord Nazir Ahmed urged support for the Tories at the last general election
Can Bright redeem himself for the newstatesman.com relaunch?
I stomp out, recalling the quote from Gandhi that sustains me at such dishearteningly frequent momen
A strange encounter with Tony Blair's friend, the Labour fundraiser Lord Levy, at a Guardian party
Margaret devises a new policy for Iraq, Gordon practises his big clunking fist on John, while Cherie
The man likely to be the next prime minister is as concerned with the "moralisation" of Britain as i
Observations on Farepak scandal which has left 150,000 families facing a miserable Christmas
Cherie produces a gurgling surprise, Tony tries a spot of peacemaking, while Gordon and Sarah go all
Tony Blair gives evidence to a US inquiry into the Iraq situation, but refuses one at home.
Northern Ireland is on the verge of a historic power-sharing deal. But any pact between hardline rep
Darcus Howe on Dhiren Barot, the al-Qaeda plotter who was jailed for life earlier this month
Speeches, TV appearances, canvassing, photocalls - Sian's had a busy week!
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The Bagpuss and Clangers creator issues a stark warning about the fate of the planet unless some tou
Exclusive: A secret first full draft of the Iraq WMD dossier, which shows how Tony
Andrew Gilligan is not convinced by the rebranding of his old foe
When the New Statesman website relaunches, former glamour model turned eco-campaigner and L
Tony turns down Leo's request for an Asbo, Lord Goldsmith tries his best to give Leo what he wants,
In the workplace many are feeling insecure, as migrant labour is used by unscrupulous employers to p
Prickly Pears of Palestine
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