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

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

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

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

Culture of denial
By Martin Bright - 08 May 13:00

Ministers say they will listen and learn. But the message they will hear won't offer them much cheer

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

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 08 May 13:00

From the Unit...

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?

Was it Campbell?
By Chris Ames - 07 May 11:15

Tony Blair's former chief of spin, Alastair Campbell, may after all have sexed-up the notorious 45 m

Is this what a police state looks like?
By Claire Provost - 03 May 19:11

Claire Provost, reporting on a demonstration outside City Hall on the night of the London mayoral co

Life after Ken
By Ben Davies - 03 May 12:08

Terrible results are capped off by Boris Johnson taking the mayoralty of London and with just a coup

Allegiances are fluid after a decade of Labour
By Nick Clegg - 02 May 17:06

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg hails his party's performance in the 1 May elections when they pushed Labo

On course for a Green MP...
By Caroline Lucas - 02 May 16:19

The Green Party's Caroline Lucas responds to their performance in the 1 May local elections

Covering the coverage
By Paul Evans - 02 May 16:07

Our Best of the Politics blog blogger Paul Evans looks at the way the web affected coverage of the l

Alun Michael: a concession was painted as a climbdown
By Ben Davies - 02 May 15:55

Former Welsh Secretary and first minister Alun Michael says the 10p tax issue played very badly with

Smith: London could fall to Boris
By Ben Davies - 02 May 15:17

The Home Secretary Jacqui Smith tells she fears Boris Johnson could be the next may

'It's not all doom and gloom'
By Ben Davies - 02 May 13:53

Labour MPs are curiously hard to find today not surprisingly after they've had such gloomy news but

No good news for Labour in Liverpool
By Warren Bradley - 02 May 12:42

Lib Dem Warren Bradley, who snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in Liverpool after securing the