A shaky start: more prudence required
By Misha Glenny - 26 July 13:00

Within two weeks the new cabinet has managed to antagonise both Washington and Moscow

What’s really going on here
By Mark Lynas - 26 July 13:00

This is not "a poor summer". Britain has been experiencing its worst ever climate change event. We m

Why I am a socialist
By Zain Sardar - 24 July 13:42

Before I could believe, I had to see

Charities are hamstrung by the law
By James Medhurst - 24 July 11:01

One would have thought in a liberal democracy the promotion of debate and free speech is inherently

No one has told Dave that dull is cool
By Martin Bright - 23 July 18:03

Perhaps, just perhaps, the political wind has changed and politics is back to what it does best: the

The Tory mayoral carry on
By Brian Coleman - 23 July 12:50

With Boris on the boards the London political scene now has a production to grasp the popular imagin

Nuclear: The risks remain
By Rebecca Harms - 23 July 11:48

Incidents involving reactors in Germany and Japan have again demonstrated the dangers of nuclear pow

Ken Livingstone on gay rights
By Ken Livingstone - 20 July 18:25

The Mayor of London writes to mark the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in

Satisfaction from coming second
By Mark Pack - 20 July 17:22

The results in Ealing Southall and Sedgefield get better and better the more Mark Pack thinks about

Top five political indiscretions...
By Owen Walker - 20 July 12:23

The week in politics as viewed from the blogosphere...

Britain and the big So What?
By Matthew Parris - 19 July 17:29

Journalist and ex-Tory MP Matthew Parris on how he likes Britain better today than he did 20 years a

Excitement as the reckoning draws near
By William Hilderbrandt - 19 July 16:06

Who are the favourites; who are the dark horses; and what's this about someone losing his head?

IDS and the 'lower deciles'
By Peter Wilby - 19 July 13:00

Iain Duncan Smith has done the poor a disservice.

Sunny Jim's big mistake
By Martin Bright - 19 July 13:00

The ghost of James Callaghan, the last Labour prime minister to take over midterm, haunts Gordon Bro

Dave, Maggie and then who?
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 19 July 13:00

Party workers at Tory HQ are praying that Boris can lift the gloom.

There's nothing so strange about Conrad
By Brian Cathcart - 19 July 13:00

The disgraced <em>Telegraph</em> proprietor is an extraordinary figure - until you put him among his

Waking up to the new world order
By David Miliband - 19 July 13:00

Britain may still consider the US to be its closest ally, but it must look beyond old friends to new

Tax-funded dealers
By Ben Quinn - 19 July 13:00

Observations on arms sales

Inside the Westminster village
By Kevin Maguire - 19 July 13:00

A new minister ambushed by the softest and straightest

Empty promises
By Robin Stummer - 19 July 13:00

Observations on Housing

Ealing comedy?
By Mark Pack - 18 July 16:22

Mark Pack enjoys the ins and out of the battle in Ealing Southall

All about the EU
By KT Rajan - 18 July 16:06

UKIP candidate in Ealing Southall, KT Rajan, says only his party can address the concerns of voters

The only woman in Ealing Southall
By Sarah Edwards - 18 July 13:05

Affordable homes are a Green priority, not endlessly cramming in new “executive” flats

A large, ugly radio
By Ben Davies - 18 July 10:49

Nurture vs nature, style vs substance and the American vs the loony

Never be satisfied
By Phil Wilson - 18 July 10:14

The Labour candidate in Sedgefield stresses his local credentials and says despite what he feels are

Uncosted, unknown and over here
By Mike Butcher - 17 July 18:46

The National Audit Office says many government departments are unaware how much their websites cost, who is using them and why.

It's time for a change
By Tony Lit - 17 July 17:42

The new Tory talks about how things would be different if he were Ealing Southall's MP

Surprised by Blair's departure
By Chris Haine - 17 July 15:07

Tony Blair, even in retirement, conspired to screw up my summer, writes the Green candidate in Sedge

An American meets a loony
By William Hilderbrandt - 17 July 11:57

The Monster Raving Loonies have become something of a feature of the British electoral scene as Amer

It was Brown's idea
By Sian Berry - 17 July 10:30

When it comes to footing the bill for this ruinous enterprise, let’s not forget who got us into this