Dave and David joined in Mail bondage
By Kevin Maguire - 02 September 0:53

Should David Miliband pip little bruvver, Red Ed, to win Labour's Oxbridge Factor, the new leader would discover he shares more than a first name and a university with David Cameron.

John Pilger: Washington is flying the flag and faking the news on Iraq
By John Pilger - 02 September 0:53

Loud noises from Washington about a US pull-out from Iraq are a poor disguise for America’s determination to control.

Michael Gove, the “Jade Goody Test” and Clause Four Comp
By Jason Cowley - 01 September 20:13

“When Goody had money she chose to invest in her children.”

Who was Ralph Miliband?
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 30 August 9:55

Ed and David Miliband's father is remembered as a great teacher, devoted to politics as a means of creating social justice, instrumental to the development of the British left.

Has Rupert Murdoch dropped Blair?
By James Macintyre - 26 August 10:43

And if so, why?

Charlie K’s txt book denial
By James Macintyre - 26 August 8:21

Political leadership is a stressful business, so it is no wonder that some turn to smoking.

Too bad for Balls that he has baggage
By Irwin Stelzer - 26 August 8:21

Damned for his loyalty to Gordon Brown and a thuggish tendency, the shadow schools secretary is the

Mehdi Hasan on Ed Miliband's race for the Labour leadership: Ed speaks Human
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 August 8:21

The younger Miliband brother’s emotional intelligence may yet upset the smooth progress of David.

What this country needs is a Labour with a new vision
By Ed Miliband - 26 August 8:21

The leadership contender Ed Miliband lays out his plan for how Labour can regain its sense of purpos

Degrees, the Beeb and Blair
By Peter Wilby - 26 August 8:21

University at 18 is overrated; make Salford the capital of England, and then the BBC might go north

Cruddas: Why I'm backing David Miliband
By Jason Cowley - 26 August 8:21

Jon Cruddas, the influential Labour MP for Dagenham, talks exclusively about why he is endorsing the

Leader: Why Ed Miliband should be the next Labour leader
By Staff blogger - 26 August 8:21

Labour needs a bold, charismatic, compassionate and visionary leader to renew the party. Ed Miliband

The Returning Officer
By Stephen Brasher - 26 August 8:21

Carlisle (II)

Exclusive: Jon Cruddas endorses David Miliband
By Jason Cowley - 25 August 18:00

“There’s a pluralism I detect in David that I hadn’t witnessed before.”

Labour candidates must be bolder on violence against women
By Holly Dustin - 24 August 14:42

The leadership candidates are missing an opportunity to take a meaningful and radical stance on wome

The fight between the Miliband brothers: an update
By James Macintyre - 24 August 13:16

On real differences, foreign affairs, “pandering” and the key question of this contest.

David Miliband wins leadership “primaries”
By Caroline Crampton - 23 August 16:44

Two constituency votes favour David, but Brother Ed isn’t far behind.

Where now for the coalition?
By Ron Glatter - 23 August 14:39

Tory manifesto continues to trump coalition agreement, despite all the talk of unity and partnership

David Miliband’s party tips
By Daniel Trilling - 21 August 13:12

The key to success? “Get the nibbles in.”

The Con-Dem book burning
By Jason Stamper - 21 August 11:53

New government quietly deletes online education resource.

Cutting back on university places will create a lost generation
By Aaron Porter - 20 August 12:18

150,000 students have made the grade but will be denied a place. What does the government expect the

One in five Americans believe Obama is a Muslim
By Caroline Crampton - 19 August 17:27

New polling data shows that misconceptions about Obama’s faith have increased since he took office.

Why we lack a Julia Gillard in Britain
By Caroline Flint - 19 August 8:16

Australia could have a female prime minister by the end of August. So, what’s stopping women reachin

Cleggoman comes to the supermarket
By Gideon Donald - 19 August 8:16

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Norman Mailer's above-average piece of journalism, and because the Deputy Prime Minister's company, on day two of our fortnight together, was beginning to jar, and because I could think of

Cameron’s nation of unhappy campers
By Alice Miles - 19 August 8:16

The Prime Minister has suggested that Britons should holiday more in the UK. But for the middle clas

Slasher and his pals are talking us into a recession
By David Blanchflower - 19 August 8:16

The role of a minister is to do no harm –– and yet the members of this coalition government seem int

“I won’t be defined by the right-wing press”
By Jason Cowley and Mehdi Hasan - 19 August 8:16

Ed Miliband hits back at his critics in the Labour Party and the media, and says he would never work

Star pupils and self-service specialists
By Peter Wilby - 19 August 8:16

A* at A-level will help universities pick candidates from fee-charging schools while self-service su

Carlisle (I)
By Stephen Brasher - 19 August 8:16

Carlisle staged a parliament before it returned members to one. The reason was its proximity to the disputed borderlands.

Leader: Bon voyage, Blair
By Staff blogger - 19 August 8:16

Long before Tony Blair's memoir was published, it was the subject of ridicule and moral outrage. There was the title, for a start.