You don’t have to be mad to work here…
By James Medhurst - 20 May 17:17

It is not new for political figures to be affected by mental illness – Winston Churchill was famousl

What Gordon should say next
By Bryan Gould - 19 May 11:25

Tackle inequality and slash spin. One-time Labour leadership contender Bryan Gould writes the speech

Undercover Mosque -- Justice is Done
By Martin Bright - 16 May 18:24

The absurd attempts by West Midlands police to discredit Channel 4's investigation into Islamist pre

A desperate need for care reform
By Gordon Lishman - 16 May 15:22

We are all living longer, and care provision must be central to Brown's social justice agenda, argue

A Tragic Loss
By Martin Bright - 16 May 14:13

Pauline Campbell was a tireless campaigner for women in prison following the suicide of her daughter

Toffs and Foreigners
By Paul Evans - 16 May 9:47

By-election tactics are backfiring and Marxists are having their names cleared, this week on the blo

Religion must not block progress
By Robin McKie - 15 May 13:00

The Commons has usually debated and voted sensibly over on issues such as embryology. Will members -

Behave yourself
By Peter Wilby - 15 May 13:00

The state now regulates us instead of the economy

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 15 May 13:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: In-depth polling

The great betrayal
By Martin Bright - 15 May 13:00

The issue of Israel has become a terrible fault line on the British left but liberal opinion may soo

Mr Pepys erupts
By Kevin Maguire - 15 May 13:00

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Labour must find its faith
By Roy Hattersley - 15 May 13:00

One of the most damaging illusions of the "Third Way" has been that you can devise policies which di

The climb back of his life
By Martin Bright - 15 May 13:00

Gordon Brown is still in deep trouble, and dreams of recovery. Will he weather the storm? There are

My apologies to Stanley Johnson
By Ben Davies - 14 May 13:04

Fears I may have offended Pater Johnson, reports from inside China and Burma plus what's going on in

An Appearance on Iranian TV
By Martin Bright - 13 May 19:13

A very civilised discussion on radicalisation was had by all

While I was away...
By Martin Bright - 12 May 15:42

A week is a long time in politics as our political editor discovered

Is Boris the new Roderick Spode?
By Jonathan Calder - 12 May 10:44

Commuting without alcohol, Boris's first wedding and being the blondest Johnson. Jonathan Calder ref

Extreme porn
By Ian Reuben - 10 May 8:54

Civil liberties campaigners remain concerned about the impact of new rules aimed at regulated more e

Farewell Ken
By Sian Berry - 09 May 17:03

Under Boris catchy ‘headline’ policies like a new routemaster bus and a no-strike deal with the RMT

Stripping the gloss off Reading
By Paul Gittings - 09 May 14:24

Labour's Paul Gittings reports on how just seven days after his party was celebrating a rare glimmer

Boris the banner
By Paul Evans - 09 May 12:18

A ban: not a whimper

No strings attached
By Stephen Brasher - 08 May 13:00

Why the notion of the faithful party voter is a thing of the past

Who's for a Gordon's?
By Kevin Maguire - 08 May 13:00

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Love music, hate corporate sponsorship
By Daniel Trilling - 08 May 13:00

Aggressive security and commercialism undermined this festival's message

<strong>Love Music, Hate

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 08 May 13:00

From the Unit...

They won, but they're not rejoicing
By Brian Cathcart - 08 May 13:00

Right-wing commentators greeted Tory election success with doubt and anxiety. Isn't this is the outc

Labour has the vision
By James Purnell - 08 May 13:00

After a grim election night, we must contrast our vision with the absence of any new vision from the

What Boris did next
By Sunder Katwala - 08 May 13:00

Observations on the Mayor of London - how long can he keep up this serious facade?

Shazia's week
By Shazia Mirza - 08 May 13:00

My audience in Liverpool bawled about Boris. Give me Bollywood bowling instead - any day

Could Crewe go blue?
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 08 May 13:00

The Tory candidate, a member of the Timpson stores family, knows it won't be a shoo-in

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