Outing hypocrites is justified
By Peter Tatchell - 23 April 16:50

Last week a US magazine outed a number of well known people including an anchorman and an actress. H

The closet is a lonely place
By Brian Coleman - 23 April 16:35

Conservative London Assembly member Brian Coleman gives us his take on the controversial issue of naming people as gay in the process outing Ted Heath as a 'cottager'.

War of the words
By Sue Hubbard - 23 April 13:00


A L Kennedy <em>Jonathan Cape, 280pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0224077864

What was Boy George doing at Aintree?
By Kevin Maguire - 23 April 13:00

Talk of a last-ditch attempt by fanatics to sink the Dreadnought that is Big Gordie amid plotting on HMS Belfast, a battlecruiser moored up the Thames from Downing Street.

Wales: England's oldest colony
By Niall Griffiths - 23 April 13:00

Subjugated and marginalised, the Welsh have refused to be dominated. But the conqueror's tactics hav

Come in, but cough up
By Shak - 23 April 13:00

Observations on visa charges

Climate change: Why we don't believe it
By Lois Rogers - 23 April 13:00

We reveal an unreported gulf between the pronouncements of campaigners and politicians and British p

A right to keep digging
By Peter Noorlander - 23 April 13:00

Observations on freedom of information

The darker side of Dave
By Martin Bright - 23 April 13:00

As the media hunt for a challenger to <strong>Gordon Brown</strong>, they have all but ignored the r

All is not fair in Merrie England
By Red Box - 23 April 13:00

Gordon falls victim to Cherie's schemes and auctions some Virgin gold, while David Miliband holds hi

Food for thought
By Peter Wilby - 23 April 13:00

High-street greengrocers, newsagents and convenience stores have become all but extinct. The reason?

A sudden case of collective reverse ferret
By Brian Cathcart - 23 April 13:00

One moment wedding bells were ringing. The next, it was all over for Kate and her prince. The <em>Su

I'm the candidate. I'm stunned
By Dave Rowntree - 23 April 13:00

From being in a band, I've learned the trick of doing a good interview. Making a successful "impromp

Biking the election trail
By Sian Berry - 23 April 12:04

Sian gets out and about as the Greens fight for more seats in 3 May elections

Nobody leaves Ming in the corner
By Marina Pepper - 20 April 18:29

Dancing lessons, life meaning life and the chances of being ethical and working in the media

There are elections going on you know!
By Owen Walker - 20 April 13:29

Reading some parts of the media it would be easy to forget crucial votes across Wales, Scotland and

Moi, je suis Tony Blair!
By Chris Stacey - 20 April 13:12

The British ideas of left and right just don't seem to apply in France writes politics student Chris

Follow the money
By Martin Bright - 19 April 16:44

The Tory who lent David Cameron's party millions but pays no tax and retains his peerage

Tories attacking schools and public services
By Hang Bitch - 19 April 16:38

Hang Bitch returns with a worrying report of life is really like under Cameron's Tories

Stop demonising children
By Martin Narey - 19 April 10:53

Barnardo's chief executive Martin Narey attacks the way we portray children saying we risk demonisin

Don't get your fingers byrned!
By Martin Bright - 18 April 14:51

A minister's comments on immigration are nothing but a blatant attempt by Labour to shore-up its whi

Hizb-ut Tahrir
By Tim Collins - 17 April 18:17

Tony Blair wanted to ban the British branch of the Islamic political party Hizb-ut Tahrir after the

Top politics from the award-winning NS
By John Kampfner - 16 April 13:00

As voters go to the polls in Scotland and Wales and for local elections in much of England, the NS will bring you the best in political coverage. Can Labour revive its fortunes or is Britain heading for a new era of party-political turbulence?

NHS: calling in sick
By Zoe Williams - 16 April 13:00

Why, ask ministers, when patients everywhere say the NHS is wonderful on the important things, does

Ali C and the dodgy brakes
By Kevin Maguire - 16 April 13:00

A sideways look at the Westminster Village

Intellectuals, society and the left
By Eric Hobsbawm - 16 April 13:00

An article by Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm provides valuable insight into how he saw society in t

The Scottish play rebounds on Tony
By Red Box - 16 April 13:00

The Prime Minister thinks a poll on Scots independence will derail Gordon's ambitions. But the Chanc

No thanks for the help
By Christopher Thompson - 16 April 13:00

Observations on Darfur

The party's not over
By Alan Milburn - 16 April 13:00

<strong>Over to You, Mr Brown: how Labour can win again</strong>

Anthony Giddens <em>Polity Press,

A national identity with empire still at its heart
By Martin Bright - 16 April 13:00

Gordon Brown's definition of Britishness is at times as nostalgic as John Major's England. It is alm