The road from music stardom to political office is not always an easy one and yet a surprising numbe
The government has been forced to publish the secret first draft of the Iraq WMD dossier written by
The Green London mayoral candidate reports from Reading and her party's conference plus fighting air
The Prince of Wales' address to the European Parliament has set keyboards alight this week, while li
How the island dubbed 'Europe's last feudal state' is moving slowly towards something called democra
Management-speak has no role in police reform.
From: The Unit
Celebrity wife swap - the new game coming to Westminster
How the UK has been in discussions about flying NHS patients in order to cut waiting times
The Tories have plans for our "disaffected" youths.
Why are we sending hard-working people back to countries where they risk being tortured?
An unglamorous bill presented shortly to parliament will define the direction of the Brown governmen
Millions of Britons smoke cannabis occasionally, and manage to function. It has been part of the cul
The housing minister's comments making a link between getting council accommodation and seeking work
Labour Home's Alex Hilton on why he's mounting a campaign for a new treasurer for the Labour Party
Bruce Kent, one Britain's most prominent peace campaigners, writes to mark the 50th anniversary of C
Rowan Williams' comments on sharia law are dangerous nonsense, and insult Brtain's Muslims, argues M
Criticism for Rowan Williams and praise for John McCain
Former Tory MP Harold Elletson argues that the Conway affair has exposed a fissure in the Whips offi
Lib Dem Greg Mulholland reflects on his "mace moment" -when he was recorded swearing at a minister i
As politicians debate social care, the sixtysomethings of the baby boomer generation are getting rea
Neal Lawson writes on GP opening hours
As the links between money and politics come under ever closer scrutiny, why is David Cameron so coy
We are still decades away from electing Britain’s first black prime minister.
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The Tories are confident their family plan is a clever blend of old and new
A bad actor and a poor liar - all the gossip from the Westminster Village
Maryam Namazie points to political hypocrisy about religion, in the last of her blog posts
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Subject: Seven more years/Ray, Mike & Paula