True lies
By Eric Griffiths - 18 October 13:00

Robert Harris's morality tale of an ex-prime minister at bay is not a spiteful satire, but a misguid

Mail misery, but whose?
By Brendan O'Neill - 18 October 13:00

Observations on postal strike

They couldn't break me
By Katharine Gun - 18 October 13:00

As a civil servant awaits trial under the Official Secrets Act, a former whistleblower, Katharine Gu

All bark and no bite
By Rachel Cooke - 18 October 13:00

Why do politicians no longer fear Paxman, the BBC's attack dog?

Newsnight BBC2

Labour's broken promise
By Martin Narey - 18 October 13:00

Barnardo's chief Martin Narey on how Gordon Brown abandoned a pledge to halve child poverty by 2010

Clegg: you are no Cameron
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 18 October 13:00

Upset at Ming's exit, the Tories focus their guns on a clog-wearing, Euro-fanatic man-child.

Escaping Guantanamo
By Stephen Armstrong - 18 October 13:00

Riz Ahmed has played one of the Tipton Three and the brother of a suicide bomber. Now he'd really li

A new revolutionary slogan
By Peter Wilby - 18 October 13:00

Peter Wilby identifies a remedy for Brown's ills

'There was no Lib Dem conspiracy'
By Norman Baker - 16 October 18:39

The Lewes MP argues that Sir Menzies Campbell deserved better than the treatment he received from th

Adrian Mole for Prime Minister
By Martin Bright - 16 October 16:51

The young guns of all three political parties will dominate the political landscape for years to com

Why I hope Clegg runs
By Mark Oaten - 16 October 16:50

Mark Oaten says it's a shame Ming Campbell has quit but at least there is now a chance for Nick Cleg

Webb considers leadership bid
By Steve Webb - 16 October 15:38

Lib Dem frontbencher Steve Webb indicates what he would campaign on if he runs for leader and pays t

In defence of hypocrisy
By Martin O'Neill - 16 October 15:38

In this week's look at the philosophy behind the politics Martin O'Neill examines the importance of

Kicking Brown when he's down
By Owen Walker - 12 October 15:53

What the blogosphere has been saying about the Prime Minister's latest performance

Careful about criticising postal workers
By Paul Donovan - 12 October 15:26

Paul Donovan examines the issues behind the postal strike and warns if the railways are anything to

A new taste for blood
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 11 October 13:00

Tories will build on the past, not break from it, as "old school" politics leaves MPs quietly jubila

Man of straw
By Martin Bright - 11 October 13:00

So it was Jack Straw who counselled against an early election? Martin Bright reports on a politician

Giving nothing away
By Peter Wilby - 11 October 13:00

Peter Wilby on Labour's odd support for inheritance tax

Persuading the people
By Geoff Mulgan - 11 October 13:00

Now that the election has been postponed, Gordon Brown must start to define his vision for Britain f

Obama must rekindle the flame
By Nur Laiq - 11 October 13:00

Obama once wrote that, in his youth, marijuana "could flatten out the landscape of my heart". I hope

Donny Osmond gets head start over the Babycham Kid
By Kevin Maguire - 11 October 1:00

The gossip from the Westminster village

Tactical Briefing
By Staff blogger - 11 October 1:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Recriminations

Pulsing viscera
By Martin Bright - 10 October 14:04

Prime Minister's Questions comes to life

Pre-Budget report reaction
By Staff blogger - 09 October 19:17

<p class="byline"></p>Mixed reactions to Alistair Darling's first Pre-Budget Report from John McDonn

Time to abolish the City of London?
By Brian Coleman - 09 October 13:29

The Tory politician calls for the abolition of the corporation that governs London's square mile and

The plot thickens
By Owen Walker - 08 October 15:37

Mixed responses greet Cameron's 'bladder pressurizingly lengthy' speech, and a mysterious sighting c

Death and taxes
By Martin O'Neill - 08 October 11:57

Political philosopher Martin O'Neill looks at the thinking behind a political issue of the day. In h

No election? Is it good or bad?
By Sian Berry - 08 October 10:54

Following Gordon Brown's confirmation there will be no autumn poll Sian Berry reflects on the up and

The story of the Chagossians
By Vidisha Biswas - 04 October 16:18

Vidisha Biswas investigates the story of the Chagossians - forcibly removed from their Indian Ocean

The very rich versus the rich
By Peter Wilby - 04 October 13:00

Redistribution is now a Tory issue.