Dobbo's briefs encounter
By Kevin Maguire - 15 January 9:31

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Dancing with Gordon
By Steve Richards - 15 January 9:31

The Prime Minister has cleverly rearranged the political choreography, but he is too desperate for q

Breaking glass ceilings
By Zarlasht Halaimzai - 14 January 11:09

How does the daughter of Afghan asylum seekers become socially mobile? Zarlasht Halaimzai examines t

Squatters’ lights
By John Griffiths-Colby - 13 January 10:29

The value of homes could be significantly augmented if homeowners can demonstrate existence of tradi

Bringing pensioners in from the cold
By Gordon Lishman - 09 January 13:00

Age Concern Director General, Gordon Lishman, voices unease at the plight of Britain's pensioners in

The anti-Israel party?
By Paul Evans - 09 January 12:34

newstatesman.com' s weekly tour of the political blogosphere with your guide Paul Evans

It's a New New Deal
By Martin Bright - 08 January 9:51

Gordon Brown invokes the spirit of FDR to promote his job creation programme. But is this the real

Books to look out for in 2009
By Ian Irvine and Daniel Trilling - 08 January 9:51

The New Statesman's selection of what's hot in the coming year

Cable wades into Chagos injustice row
By Sean Carey - 07 January 11:23

Senior Lib Dem Vince Cable has thrown his weight behind a new cross party group that aims to persuad

Labour's failure to tackle violence against women
By Theresa May - 07 January 10:14

Conservative shadow minister for women Theresa May attacks Labour's myopia over tackling violence ag

No time for comedy...
By Jonathan Calder - 06 January 9:56

The economic crisis, the relentless attacks on Gaza and a very real threat to trainspotting. Jonatha

Bloggers on 2009
By Paul Evans - 05 January 9:19

The best of the predictions for the new year - Paul Evans trawls the blogosphere on your behalf

Banning Christmas
By Paul Evans - 19 December 15:14

The blogosphere tries to cope with Christmas, the curious news that William Hague is still Tory lead

Golden thread, national myth
By Tom Holland - 18 December 9:44

Those behind the new Labour revolution are beginning to realise that to discard our heritage is also

Political predictions for 2009
By James Macintyre - 18 December 9:44

James Macintyre taps the political barometer

A Christmas cartoon
By David Simonds - 18 December 9:44

Strictly done dancing

A year of ups and downs
By Martin Bright - 18 December 9:44

What a difference a year made - and for no one more so than Gordon Brown, who earns five of my covet

Luck is playing the guitar
By Gideon Donald - 18 December 9:44

It is a burden carried by the patrician politician that he is assumed to be a good listener.

Books of the Year 2008
By Ian Irvine - 18 December 9:44

Selected by Ian Irvine, NS books editor

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 18 December 9:44

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: A cruel Yule

Their right to liberty
By Alice O'Keeffe - 18 December 9:44

The NS campaign against holding children in immigration detention centres has gathered powerful supp

An excess of yo-ho-hoing
By Kevin Maguire - 18 December 9:44

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Politics is broken
By Nick Clegg - 16 December 9:35

People in this country are governed by processes that feel alien to their lives; by the puerile and

The drugs do work...
By Siobhan Jones - 15 December 13:12

Your morning coffee helps you wake up, become more alert and gets you through that 8.00am meeting -

Mystic Mart
By Martin Bright - 15 December 13:06

I've just been re-reading my predications for 2008. How do you think I did?

Labour's illiberal home secretaries
By Jeremy Sare - 15 December 11:23

What is it about the office of home secretary that makes perfectly decent politicians turn away from

Brown: hero or humourless steamroller?
By Paul Evans - 12 December 12:36

The best of the politics blogs with, this week, no small amount of amusement about Gordon Brown's 's

Democracy not fundamentalism
By Peter Black - 12 December 12:13

Welsh Assembly member Peter Black reports on his battle to protect freedom of speech from what he be

Lord Kagan, Lord Snooty and a romantic Lady
By Bernard Donoughue - 11 December 9:44

I didn't go to the Queen's Speech, partly because I don't look good in ermine drag...

When Ali C made Labour’s tea
By Kevin Maguire - 11 December 9:44

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

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