The true price of private prisons
By Jonn Elledge - 09 July 11:27

Jonn Elledge investigates the problems that PFI prisons are causing

The new kid on the block
By Owen Walker - 06 July 11:14

The blogosphere was busying reviewing Brown's first week, Boris for London Mayor speculation, and al

A block to transparency?
By Mike Butcher - 05 July 18:11

The government is obstructing a bill to establish a new website for information on public sector spending on the grounds that it would cost too much.

Tony gets ready to serve the Sun King, again
By Kevin Maguire - 05 July 15:08

A seat on the board for our Tony?

The grousers, the ignorant, the selfish
By Peter Wilby - 05 July 13:00

Peter Wilby argues that fairness must rule over choice

The new terror
By Shiv Malik - 05 July 13:00

In the wake of the failed terror attacks in London and Glasgow Shiv Malik reports on an unforeseen t

Fingers crossed, we'll get past this
By Ziauddin Sardar - 05 July 13:00

The terrorists actions were directed at the new administration in a blatant attempt to derail the pr

Tell me, how did you get so rich?
By Alex Brummer - 05 July 13:00

As chancellor, Gordon Brown put his trust in tycoons and city chiefs. But as wealth disparities grow

Jacqui Smith's rise, no thanks to me
By John Kampfner - 05 July 13:00

It would need a line of unrivalled wisdom to top the thoughts of Eric Hobsbawm. So I went in search

These are Brown's bombs, too
By John Pilger - 05 July 13:00

Just as the London bombs in the summer of 2005 were Blair's bombs, the inevitable consequence of his government's lawless attack on Iraq, so the potential bombs in the summer of 2007 are Brown's bombs.

Praying for new housing
By Beatrix Campbell - 05 July 13:00

Observations on Northern Ireland

Learning from errors of the past
By Martin Bright - 05 July 13:00

The emotive rhetoric and instant clampdowns are gone. Now, under Gordon Brown, there appears to be a

Kleenex all round
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 05 July 13:00

Cameron's reshuffle will calm and bait in equal measure

Glasgow bombs: the doctor I knew
By Shiraz Maher - 05 July 13:00

How did Dr Bilal Abdulla, a medic from Paisley hospital, come to be one of Britain's prime terror su

But hey, it's what the readers want
By Brian Cathcart - 05 July 13:00

The "most read" lists on news websites seem to tell us some bracing things about what really interes

Alan Johnston
By Ben Davies - 04 July 16:04

Delight the BBC correspondent has been released and other issues

Brown's first week
By Martin Bright - 04 July 15:42

A spin-free analysis of a spin-free week

By Simon Munnery - 04 July 11:16

Simon Munnery says what he would do if he was prime minister giving us a glimpse of a brighter world

EUTube on YouTube
By Mike Butcher - 03 July 17:46

David Cameron has a lot of answer for. His WebCameron site created a stir when he started posting up YouTube style videos.

Sian's stash of WEEE
By Sian Berry - 03 July 16:06

Celebrating the opportunity to get rid of lots of WEEE - that's Waste Electrical and Electronic Equi

Why I've joined Labour
By Quentin Davies - 03 July 11:33

Last week Quentin Davies left the Tories saying under David Cameron the party had ceased to stand fo

Round table: The future for energy
By Staff blogger - 02 July 13:00

Alistair Darling MP and other top energy experts discuss the most important issues surrounding energ

Energy efficiency can begin at home
By Peter Wilby - 02 July 13:00

Editors and journalists don't understand the science involved in energy policy, says Peter Wilby. So

Biofuels – Love them or loathe them
By Graham Meeks - 02 July 11:11

The UK has assumed a leadership position in Europe which enjoys the active support of the biofuels i

Fuelling a Carbon Crisis
By Ed Matthews - 02 July 11:05

If we are to radically reduce transport emissions then the truth is that we have no choice but to do

Farewell Hong Kong
By Robert Fell - 30 June 17:04

Robert Fell reflects on being a witness to the historic day, a decade ago, that Britain handed Hong

A reshuffle that actually works
By Martin Bright - 29 June 13:17

It's difficult to find fault with Brown's first cabinet - however hard you try

Anyone care about carers?
By James Medhurst - 28 June 16:37

They talk a good talk, but do the politicians or anyone else for that matter really care about the c

Waiting for the call
By Gerald Kaufman - 28 June 13:02

Veteran Labour MP Gerald Kaufman, who wrote the definitive guide on being a minister, recalls what i

No more Dolly, this is war
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 28 June 13:00

On personality, policy and money the Tories prepare for a new aggressive era