When Britain signed the EC Landfill Directive in 1999, we should have entered an era in which waste-
The head of the Environment Agency favours tough action against polluters – but won’t support puniti
We’re only beginning to understand where waste actually comes from, and how to go about reducing it
It is safe to say our leader-in-waiting, as probably the only non-scholarship boy in Eton's (to use one of the few Americanisms I can abide) storied history to have housed a Corby trouser press in his room, might be described
Liberal Democrat MPs and strategists are pushing for Clegg to rule out an alliance with the Tories
We asked Labour insiders and commentators who should be the next leader of the Labour Party – now or
The split among Labour leaders, we are told, is between those who want to appeal to the working-class "core vote" and those who prefer to woo the middle classes.
Cameron continues to defend the Iraq war and his shadow cabinet is brimming with hawks
The Afghanistan war remains unwinnable. Britain should be making plans to withdraw
We must prevent Afghanistan becoming a crucible once again for attacks against the rest of the world
“It was all a misunderstanding," Mary Wilson says quietly, her hands cradling a cup of tea. "Harold never meant to let anybody down."
In 1948, when the National Health Service was born, its structures were designed to provide reliable and comprehensive medical treatment for everyone, dealing with health emergencies and one-off illness.
The woman hoping to win Bethnal Green and Bow back for Labour and how the payroll vote has grown und
Labour's future depends on the intellectual baton being handed to its brightest thinkers
The Chilcot inquiry is a win-win for Blair and Campbell
In an exclusive interview Douglas Alexander rebuts Peter Watt's claims and insists he's on good term
For some, I have unforgivably stepped outside the political tribal system. But loyalty is a two-way
The UK economy appears to have taken another turn for the worse
"It was all a misunderstanding," Mary Wilson says quietly, her hands cradling a cup of tea. "Harold never meant to let anybody down."
Amid renewed speculation over Gordon Brown’s leadership, Ed Balls is portrayed by many as the villai
Fight bigots with rational argument, not repression
They criticise us for premature electioneering, yet it was the wretched media that fired the starting pistol. "With an election imminent, can you tell us what you will do about X, Y and Z?" they ask.
The baby boomers had everything – free education, free health care and remarkable personal liberties
In the second part of our series on poverty,
Jon Cruddas and Jonathan Rutherford argue that the
Labour must decide who should lead the party - a discredited and unpopular Gordon Brown, or someone
The great sociologist Richard Sennett has often written about how a sense of long-term commitment - to an employer, job or skill - has all but disappeared from working life.
Labour's increasing dependency on trade union donations may yet become a campaign issue
John Bercow’s attempts to reform parliament are being threatened by a small cabal of right-wing Tory