Off with their heads
By Ted Vallance - 09 July 11:29

From Wat Tyler swilling beer in front of Richard II to chants of “God save the poor and down with Ge

Does the monarchy still matter?
By Staff blogger - 09 July 11:29

Will Self, Eric Hobsbawm, Stephen Bayley, Peter Tatchell and others discuss whether we should call t

“We are within one explosion of having King Harry”
By A N Wilson - 09 July 11:29

The acclaimed historian has long held royalist sympathies, but recent events have thrown him into do

Commons Confidential
By Kevin Maguire - 09 July 11:29

The latest whispers from Westminster

Royally minted
By Staff blogger - 09 July 11:29

The cost of the crown: What we give them and how they spend it

The Windsors aren’t posh enough for me
By Gideon Donald - 09 July 11:29

It was one of those moments which stick in the mind.

Miliband on manoeuvres?
By James Macintyre - 09 July 11:29

Fortunately for Labour, the Foreign Secretary does not feel constrained. Expect more domestic interv

One’s bit on the side
By Dominic Sandbrook - 09 July 11:29

The story of the royal family since Victoria is one of madness, badness and dissolution.

The Politics Interview: Lord Adonis
By James Macintyre - 09 July 11:29

“How can we have 92 hereditary peers in the Lords after 12 years of a Labour government? We have to

What a carve-up!
By Staff blogger - 09 July 11:29

Where they live and what they own

The scandal of our railways
By Staff blogger - 09 July 11:29

Has there ever been any public policy decision as botched, chaotic and disastrous as the privatisati

Carbuncles and coronets
By Piers Gough - 09 July 11:29

The Prince of Wales demands that British buildings hark back to the past, but architects will be bul

Know your enemy
By Mehdi Hasan - 09 July 11:29

Terrorism, we know, is not the exclusive preserve or franchise of dark-skinned, bearded Muslims.

It’s a knockout
By Michael Hodges - 09 July 11:29

It is 2020, hereditary monarchy is over, and the British people are about to elect their first king

There can be no constitutional renewal while a monarch sits on the throne
By Staff blogger - 09 July 11:29

At a time when the Westminster elite are being forced to discuss urgent constitutional reform, no on

Long live the Queen!
By Simon Walker - 09 July 11:29

To focus on monarchy is a distraction from the class and social issues that rightly command attentio

The death changes nothing
By Peter Wilby - 09 July 11:29

First thoughts on Press TV, the Jacko industry and hard-hat zones

‘‘If you got elected to Westminster, what would your husband do for sex during the week?’’
By Alyssa McDonald - 02 July 12:18

With Caroline Flint feeling like window dressing, and few women left in cabinet, Labour stands accus

The cutting edge
By Steve Richards - 02 July 12:18

The endless reports of cabinet infighting ignore the close “inner circle” of Mandelson, Balls and Br

Stephen Green of HSBC: Banks are guilty of arrogance and greed
By Stephen Green - 02 July 12:18

The banks nearly destroyed the world economic system, argues Stephen Green of HSBC.

Commons Confidential
By Iain Dale - 02 July 12:18

The latest whispers from Westminster

The celebrity ladder theory
By Gideon Donald - 02 July 12:18

It was while we were sitting in a Starbucks in Norwich that the loneliness of David Cameron’s position dawned upon him.

A fresh approach?
By James Macintyre - 02 July 12:18

Could a mixture of tax rises and spending cuts, public service reform and constituonal change be a w

Mama said knock you out
By Mark Fisher - 02 July 12:18

In 1979, Margaret Thatcher became prime minister – and a rap record was a hit for the first time. Ma

My Perk is your Fiddle
By Sean Carey - 30 June 21:13

Following the recent outrage over MPs' expenses, Sean Carey talks to Gerald Mars, who provides an an

What a shambles
By Ken Livingstone - 25 June 11:37

Boris Johnson is under pressure following yet another high-profile resignation. How much longer can

Commons Confidential
By Kevin Maguire - 25 June 11:37

avid Cameron’s black mood over the dissing of his fellow Old Etonian Sir George Young by Grange Hill’s John Bercow is unlikely to be lifted by the identity of the Speaker’s first two visitors.

Game, set . . . and Scottish flag
By George Eaton - 25 June 11:37

Andy Murray may be wishing he’d never raised his nationality – but the worlds of tennis and politics

Brown’s PR gamble
By James Macintyre - 25 June 11:37

Could a referendum on Scottish independence be held alongside a PR referendum on election day?

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