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

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

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

Divide for Ken
By Martin Bright - 26 February 15:04

An online petition to support the Mayor of London suggests he's in more trouble than I thought

The truth about rendition
By Sean Carey - 25 February 15:19

An apology by David Miliband over the use of UK territory in US rendition flights leaves questions a

The politics of leisure
By Martin O'Neill - 25 February 14:57

In 1193 a chronicler warned London on May Day was overrun with drunken “stage-players, druggists, lu

A round of Cuba Libres!
By Owen Walker - 22 February 16:11

Keyboard activists plot Cuba's political future, while Tories salute Miliband's apology

Porsche, Bozza and Paddick
By Sian Berry - 22 February 10:38

The curious alliance between the Tory and Lib Dem candidates and the maker of some rather polluting

Care we can trust
By Jane Harris - 22 February 10:13

Mental health campaigner Jane Harris says it's time to put flexibility and trust back into the syste

Lib-Lab rides again
By David Marquand - 21 February 12:00

Labour talks of "fusing" social democracy with liberalism but today's progressives need to discover

Tactical Briefing
By aloysiusmcd - 21 February 12:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Nationalisation/People-isation

No release from misery
By Rowenna Davis - 21 February 12:00

Observations on foreign prisoners

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 21 February 12:00

Uncle Gordie summons a pit pony to carry the can

When money talks
By Alex Brummer - 21 February 12:00

<strong>Who Runs Britain? How the Super-Rich Are Changing our Lives</strong>

Robert Peston <em>Ho

The truth about giving
By Anita Pati - 21 February 12:00

Observations on Charity

The truth is more tawdry than the lies
By Martin Bright - 21 February 12:00

The so-called "Williams draft" of the notorious Iraq weapons dossier confirms at last that governmen

No offence meant
By Becky Hogge - 21 February 12:00

Online file-sharing should be seen as an opportunity, rather than a threat

Bossing the bosses around
By Peter Wilby - 21 February 12:00

Democracy at work ought to be a human right.

Political goals
By Hunter Davies - 21 February 12:00

A tale of Prezza, the Penthouse Pets and parliament's footie team.

Doing the business
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 21 February 12:00

Northern Rock helped, but now the shadow chancellor is stepping up plans to court the City.

Iraq, Israel and WMD dossier
By Chris Ames - 21 February 11:29

A scribbled reference to Israel in the margin of a withheld draft of the Iraq dossier is revealed. C

From pop to politics
By Paul Evans - 18 February 13:49

The road from music stardom to political office is not always an easy one and yet a surprising numbe

Secret Iraq dossier published
By Chris Ames - 18 February 13:39

The government has been forced to publish the secret first draft of the Iraq WMD dossier written by

A spot of Reading then Heathrow
By Sian Berry - 18 February 10:07

The Green London mayoral candidate reports from Reading and her party's conference plus fighting air

Sexy MPs and a bunch of Charlies
By Owen Walker - 15 February 14:09

The Prince of Wales' address to the European Parliament has set keyboards alight this week, while li

Democracy in Sark
By Jennifer Cochrane - 15 February 9:46

How the island dubbed 'Europe's last feudal state' is moving slowly towards something called democra

Healthy passage to India
By Aditi Charanji - 14 February 12:00

How the UK has been in discussions about flying NHS patients in order to cut waiting times