Religious belief is no basis for law-making
So. Pretty good week. Continuing sense of a slow-motion disaster, leeching of authority, absence of direction. But is this necessarily a bad thing?
After ten years of new Labour in power, the academics and commentators have been taking stock. David
The draft Torture Damages Bill is a fundamental test of the British government's commitment to human
All the gossip from the Westminster village
Alyssa McDonald on how doing a job badly is a tried and tested form of resistance
The polls are not good for Labour. The latest advice to the Prime Minister is to show that he identi
Simon W Jenkins talks to one man struggling to escape the cycle of poverty on Jobseeker's Allowance
The issue of whether it would actually be viable for the Chagossian people to return to their former
Our blogger Bill Thompson is back again for another year of New Media Awards. In his first blog he
Criminologist Robin Fletcher delves into the mayoral candidates' policies on crime and discusses whi
Britain's New Labour ministers could learn a lesson from Obama and that's how to communicate effecti
The Refugee Council discusses what their organisation wants from the next Mayor of London in terms o
<a href="http://chrisadams.me.uk/">Chris Adams</a>, a graphic designer interested in new media appli
We celebrate 10 years of holding the New Media Awards - a decade of huge technological advances
The Association of British Drivers (ABD) gives its take on the policies of the main London Mayor can
Sian urges London's voters to send out a strong message over green issues by voting for her first, L
The prospect of Harriet Harman facing the combined wits of William Hague and Vince Cable at PMQs this week had much of the blogosphere drooling into their branflakes.
Livingstone is by far the best-qualified candidate to run London - and from an environmental perspec
Government efforts have no impact
There is a deep and dangerous confusion at the heart of the government's approach to the threat pose
Civic-minded hackers want to bring parliament into the 21st century
Once the National Health Service put equality first.
An overly cautious portrait of Harold Macmillan fails to win our sympathy
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All the gossip from the Westminster Village
The credit crunch was due to an orgy of reckless lending by the world's banks. But for the people wh
While the big guns are on Boris-watch, Tory ground troops are being drilled for "the locals".
Few murders are committed for financial gain. Hardly any are conflicts over the spoils of drug sales