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If Britain is to help bring about nuclear disarmament, we must cease to co-operate with America's na
Not a dry eye in the house -- except the press gallery
How does a political editor fill his time on the day Britain gets a new premier?
Political parties must ensure voters are more widely consulted if they want to thwart the BNP and st
How Tony Blair's foreign farewell tour contributed 600 tonnes of CO2 to the atmosphere, writes the G
Human Rights Watch's Tom Porteous gives his take on the direction foreign policy should take under G
MP Margaret Moran is working with a group of female journalists to produce a site that would provide audio and visual content from a range of sources.
'There are many gay Tory men who would like to sleep with David Cameron but it is Lady Thatcher whose portrait hangs over their bed!'
The deputy leadership race began in ridicule and ended in dignity
Joe N'Damena, who was responsible for aid distribution at a Methodist church in Freetown, describes
Winning hearts and minds requires a new approach to terrorism, says Ben Ward
The Pakistani parliament mourns the passing of the politically-incorrent comic and David Miliband co
The unmentionable truth about Salman Rushdie's fiction
Our national obsession with property has led us into dangerous waters. At every level of the market
When the NS revealed how the government would seek to bury bad news during the Blair-Brown transitio
<strong>From The <em>New Statesman</em> 29 August 1980</strong>
Tony Blair claims that one of his
The Cotswolds' first BNP councillor faces an angry backlash
Government IT projects fail because ministers don't like to be told "No"
Peter Wilby finds plans for integration wanting
Tony feels the hand of history. Peter offers his old friend a chance to front the . . . shh, don't
Just when the Tories have a real strategy to announce, a banana skin presents itself
With a new prime minister, Labour needs to seize the opportunity on housing - including new eco town
Druggie Dave ruffles diplomatic feathers and Big Brother sparks Trot tantrums
Will it take a British New Orleans before we take flooding planning seriously?
Elder abuse remains a taboo subject but older people must not be denied justice
Student campaign forces UCL to back down over arms trade investments