Sentenced to a life on death row
By Haydn Lewis - 01 June 13:28

During the 1970s and 1980s nearly 5,000 people were exposed to Hepatitis C. Of these more than 1,200

Swinging doors
By Adam Haigh - 01 June 11:42

Andy Coulson’s appointment shocks the blogosphere

Is poverty relative?
By David Green And Guy Palmer - 30 May 11:16

We pitch Civitas's David Green against the New Policy Institute's Guy Palmer to discuss just what we

Grammar School fury won't go away
By Brian Coleman - 29 May 11:03

I have yet to find a Conservative MP, London Assembly member, Councillor, or activist who thinks Mr

Can things only get better?
By James Medhurst - 29 May 10:02

History isn't necessarily a tale of unremitting progress...

Are our lives safe in their hands?
By Victoria Macdonald - 28 May 13:00

The UK government is as obsessed as the Stasi with charting our lives but the edge over the DDR - co

Druggie Dave's a hit with the men with the handcuffs
By Kevin Maguire - 28 May 13:00

Kevin Maguire's round-up of events in and around the Westminster village

Exalt the slap, Euston!
By Dan Hancox - 28 May 13:00

Observations on manifestos

Brown's new world order
By Jonathan Freedland - 28 May 13:00

The Inside Track with Jonathan Freedland plus <a href="">Kev

Substance, not style
By Simon Sebag Montefiore - 28 May 13:00

<strong>Sir Robert Peel: a biography</strong>

Douglas Hurd<br /><em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 416pp,

Schoolboy error
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 28 May 13:00

Were the Cameroons caught off guard, or was this a clever plan?

Major innings
By Mike Atherton - 28 May 13:00

For our last Tory prime minister, cricket enshrined the values of a nation, writes Mike Atherton. No

Inheriting an unwelcome tax
By Peter Wilby - 28 May 13:00

Peter Wilby predicts a clever Clause Four moment

Neighbours from hell
By Red Box - 28 May 13:00

Carole and Cherie prepare for life stateside, but Tony has other plans; meanwhile, Uncle Grumpy hatc

Vote early, vote often
By Martin Bright - 28 May 13:00

The incoming premier is stealthily shifting his position on electoral reform

Nails in Labour's coffin
By Sian Berry - 28 May 12:31

Ruth Kelly has revealed another backroom farce surrounding the introduction of Home Information Pack

Save our seas
By Malachy Tallack - 28 May 12:27

The fishermen come, they take a few decent fish, and they throw the rest away. And at the moment the

Democracy and Islam at the Hay Festival
By Martin Bright - 27 May 23:37

Chairing a debate on radical Islam at the Hay Book Festival brought me face to face with Hamas

In spite of everything it's Ahern
By Harry McGee - 25 May 19:04

Top Irish journalist Harry McGee gives his analysis of the Irish Election and says Bertie Ahern look

A hodgepodge approach to housing
By Marina Pepper - 25 May 18:40

Some unfortunate words about immigrants, the government's peculiar approach to green energy and the

Spending the day with Gerry Adams
By Patrick Belton - 25 May 11:35

Patrick Belton spends the day with Sinn Fein's president and reflects on the possible deals that wil

Eco Warriors Hit Heathrow
By Martin Bright - 24 May 15:13

Evening Standard exclusive fails to credit the New Statesman

Interview: Dick Spring
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 13:45

Veteran Labour politician Dick Spring talks to about the Irish election, Bertie Ahe

A brief guide to the Irish elections
By Tom Marchbanks - 24 May 12:44

Here are some of the key facts about the Irish elections including key players, parties and issues

Chagos: Dirty tricks and delays
By Robert Bain - 24 May 10:44

A British court again upholds the right of the Chagossian people to live in their homeland four deca

An unholy alliance of Tories and Labour
By Menzies Campbell - 23 May 18:50

The Lib Dem leader explains that when it comes to Freedom of Information there shouldn't be one rule

Celebrating England's radical history
By Ted Vallance - 23 May 11:39

How a bunch of lefties head each year to the 'Tory Cotswolds' to remember the Levellers

Meeting the next deputy leader
By Tom Marchbanks - 22 May 13:48

Tom Marchbanks meets the people who want to be the next leader of the Labour Party - well except for

Labour's record on official secrecy
By Martin Bright - 21 May 14:33

Check out Index on Censorship's latest issue...

A good start, but Gordon Brown will ignore the left at his peril
By Staff blogger - 21 May 13:00

What if General Galtieri had not invaded the Falklands 25 years ago? What if Neil Kinnock had not held his Sheffield rally in 1992? What if John Smith had not died in 1994? Counter-factual history invariably intrigues, but rarely guides.