BBC's Oxbridge bias
By Rachael Jolley - 12 November 12:35

Isn't it time for the BBC to grasp the nettle of its outrageous pro-Oxbridge bias and stop permittin

Libertarian Labour?
By Hazel Blears - 11 November 14:21

Hazel Blears responds to 'point scoring' <a href="http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2008/11/ha

No room for bigots
By Ben Davies - 11 November 13:12

Why there are some subjects that are so polarising I'm coming to the conclusion it's almost impossib

No excuses for Labour
By Lynne Featherstone - 11 November 10:52

After more than a decade in power it's a bit rich for Hazel Blears to talk about the need to engage

Tory MP: Ferry political prisoner
By Jonathan Calder - 11 November 9:47

Until now, Kawczynski has been as keen on locking up people as any Tory backbencher. Only this summe

Selling off Scotland
By Anonymous - 10 November 12:17

'I'm amazed that an SNP government would be so intent on turning our country into some kind of heath

Two elections a world apart
By Martin Bright - 08 November 17:27

The world was gripped by the election of Barack Obama, while the Glenrothes by-election demonstrated

America and the Falklands
By Paul Evans - 07 November 10:22

Paul Evans' round-up of the top stories covered by the world's political bloggers

Animal Rights
By Wendy Higgins - 06 November 12:31

The European Commission has created a proposal to revise the laws on the rights of animals used in s

Michael Foot 1913-2010
By Mark Seddon - 06 November 9:18

The last published interview with the former Labour leader, who died today aged 96.

Leaders-in-waiting
By Martin Bright - 06 November 9:18

Whether they like it or not, Labour's senior figures still need to think about Gordon Brown's succes

More tales of the diaspora
By Sholto Byrnes - 06 November 9:18

<strong>Evening is the Whole Day</strong>

Preeta Samarasan

<em>Fourth Estate, 352pp, £16.99</em>

Patients required
By Fatema Ahmed - 06 November 9:18

<strong>All in the Mind</strong>

Alastair Campbell

<em>Hutchinson, 304pp, £17.99</em>

'My right to euthanasia'
By Brittany Peats - 05 November 11:44

The British MS-sufferer who went to court to try to ensure her husband wouldn't be prosecuted if he

A third runway?
By Joss Garman - 05 November 10:29

A campaigner against the expansion at Heathrow asks: who still wants another runway - and why?

Er, there's an election on...
By Paul Evans - 31 October 11:15

Yes, yes we've heard all about the US presidential election but what about the pitched battle that's

Will more choice help us through the maze?
By Joy Persaud - 30 October 12:00

Patients will want to take the path that leads them to the healthcare that they want, at a time when

Round table: Access all areas?
By Staff blogger - 30 October 12:00

Speakers:

Richard Armstrong Head of Primary Medical Care Contracting, Department of Health

Ben Bradshaw MP Minister of State for Health Services, Department of Health

The Brown bounce
By Steve Richards - 30 October 9:16

At the end of the summer Gordon Brown faced a host of severe challenges. But contrary to most predic

The John and Pauline show
By Rachel Cooke - 30 October 9:16

An invitation to laugh at the Prescotts is motivated by plain old snobbery

<strong>Prescott: the

Seeing double
By Gideon Donald - 30 October 9:16

The Tories' very own Blair and Brown

Celebrating masochism
By Ryan Gilbey - 30 October 9:16

The latest James Bond blockbuster is little more than the usual exercise in designer violence, while

The banality of Jonathan Ross
By Staff blogger - 30 October 9:16

Jonathan Ross likes to think of himself not only as a popular entertainer, but also as something of an agitator and affronter: a fast-talking, wised-up joker. He likes to shock and offend.

Why I'm on the outside
By Martin Bright - 30 October 9:16

Membership of the Labour Party is, improbably, once more increasing. But the party must change if it

Sarah on the stump
By James Macintyre - 30 October 9:16

The Prime Minister's wife has been out pressing the flesh and leavening the Brown brand as Labour st

What's new pussycat?
By Kevin Maguire - 30 October 9:16

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Tory weighs into Ross/Brand row
By Brittany Peats - 29 October 17:42

Shadow Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt criticises the BBC for its reaction to the Ross/Brand prank cal

Heathrow plan attacked
By Chris Ames - 29 October 12:59

Amid growing rumours of a Cabinet split over Heathrow expansion ex-culture secretary turned Environm

Criminalising extreme porn
By Katy Taylor - 28 October 13:07

Feminists are split over government plans to ban so-called extreme porn with some groups arguing cen

Small dollar democracy
By Nick Anstead - 28 October 12:12

Changing the way UK parties are funded would cut out the need to find donations from millionaires, a

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