Getting real on renewables
By Peter Hain - 06 March 12:00

We need to replace the can’t-do culture when it comes to to green energy, argues Labour's Peter Hain

Under the influence
By Peter Wilby - 06 March 12:00

Alcohol advertising needs severe regulation.

Why the Tesco tax story rankles
By Alex Brummer - 06 March 12:00

The supermarket group's alleged behaviour has provoked outrage, but hundreds of other British compan

On enemy territory
By Martin Bright - 06 March 12:00

His desire to outflank the Tories on the right has distorted Gordon Brown's thinking

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 06 March 12:00

Tactical Briefing

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Media blackout

Cameron's Ministry of Cohesion
By Darcus Howe - 06 March 12:00

A new concoction is at hand: so many Asians per square mile, with dollops of blacks (Africans and Ca

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 06 March 12:00

Diplomatic deafness in Brum plus all the rest of the gossip from the Westminster Village

New Tory xenophobia
By Denis MacShane - 06 March 12:00

The Pentagon now realises Rumsfeldian neocon contempt for Europe - reflected by Hague and Liam Fox -

Dave's babes
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 06 March 12:00

Which Camerettes will be in the cabinet if the Tories win?

Disestablishmentarianism
By Jonathan Bartley - 06 March 10:42

A poll of Evangelicals at the last general election revealed that the developing world was at the to

Time for a change on asylum
By Katie Walker - 05 March 12:56

How thousands are detained in Britain without charge and the story of one person who chooses to visi

Is Christianity being marginalised?
By Jonathan Bartley - 05 March 12:28

While stories of marginalised Christians continue to make headlines, Jonathan Bartley suggests the m

Abusing the weak
By Alistair Currie - 04 March 14:15

We don’t believe that sacrificing a few babies would be worth it if it helped to cure cancer – and w

A lasting political marriage
By Jonathan Calder - 04 March 11:47

Jonathan Calder looks back 20 years to the merger of the SDP and Liberal Party and a result that exc

Chained to Nicholas Ridley
By Jonathan Calder - 04 March 11:47

Ah the anti-road protests of the 1990s! Life became a heady cocktail of Just William and The Colditz

Fighting for fair pay
By Sian Berry - 04 March 10:27

The Greens are more than a party simply for the environment.

Coherent values for a complex society
By Vera Baird - 29 February 12:22

We should welcome a British Statement of Values, but it will take a long time to secure a written co

A Constitution of Straw
By Austin Mitchell - 29 February 12:21

We should be extremely wary of Jack Staw's constitutional intentions, contends Austin Mitchell

The Mayor, The Speaker, His Wife and The Bloggers
By Owen Walker - 29 February 10:25

Across the web, not least at the <em>NS</em> online, the London Mayoral election is raising temperat

Regret: it's official
By Daniel Trilling - 28 February 12:00

Can a government ever apologise for its actions, and mean it?

Class war in the House
By Martin Bright - 28 February 12:00

The Michael Martin affair has exposed a raw tribalism that still separates the two major parties

Tactical Briefing
By aloysiusmcd - 28 February 12:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Structures

Who would be a teenager now?
By Kira Cochrane - 28 February 12:00

Yes, some teenagers are unruly, even violent but rather than single out those actually causing troub

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 28 February 12:00

The Wapping Wallet and Comrade Dave - all the gossip from the Westminster Village

Spare pairs of genes
By Robin McKie - 28 February 12:00

Observations on DNA

Songs sung blue
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 28 February 12:00

Roll over, Beethoven: the Tories are rocking. Tara Hamilton-Miller reveals who's into Led Zep and wh

Too much information
By Becky Hogge - 28 February 12:00

The age of the all-knowing database presents a challenge to democracy

The toxicity of poverty
By Peter Wilby - 28 February 12:00

Ed Balls should read his own department's reports.

Expelled from the House
By Edward Davey - 27 February 17:28

Ed Davey on the procedures that led to his explusion from yesterday's Commons debate on Britain's fu

Making planes on Parliament
By Paul Evans - 27 February 12:32

We talk to a member of Plane Stupid, which mounted a protest against Heathrow's third runway from th

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