Davis quits over 42 days
By Ben Davies - 12 June 14:26

Top Tory David Davis quits over his opposition to the 42 day detention decision in a major split wit

Disappointing and dangerous
By Sara MacNeice - 12 June 11:12

MPs' decision to back the extension of pre-charge detention to 42 days is another step away from fun

Suffer the poor children
By Peter Wilby - 12 June 10:20

Child poverty rises as the underclass falls behind

On being beastly to prisoners
By Louis Blom-Cooper - 12 June 10:20

Whoever thought it was appropriate to name the prisons of the 21st century after Titan must have bee

Time to confront Mugabe
By Peter Hain - 12 June 10:20

A man determined to cling to power, writes the former Cabinet Minister

Individual, but collective
By Neal Lawson - 12 June 10:20

There is a paradox at the centre of modern politics, and the Labour Party must grasp it

When rights go very wrong
By Alex Brummer - 12 June 10:20

The big banks' risky fundraising technique - offering bargain shares to private investors in "rights

Not enough fire in the belly
By Martin Bright - 12 June 10:20

Labour's younger ministers are competent and assiduous, but none has yet emerged as inspirational. W

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 12 June 10:20

Uncle Gordie's surprise No 10 party goes unnoticed

Whiff of anti-popery
By Paul Donovan - 12 June 10:20

Observations on the Left

Interview: Alistair Darling
By Martin Bright - 12 June 10:20

<strong>Alistair Darling</strong> was once the safest pair of hands in the government. A year after

Terror in the tea room
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 12 June 10:20

Sleaze stories have Tories worried. But female MPs flock to Caroline Spelman's defence

Mincing with Mugabe
By George Walden - 12 June 10:20

Observations of Zimbabwe

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 12 June 10:20

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Time travel machine (alleged)

Boris's large fiscal hole
By Sian Berry - 10 June 18:03

Sian helps launch a new cross-party, cross-NGO initiative to ask Boris Johnson what the dickens he’s

The imaginary cow
By Jonathan Calder - 09 June 15:54

The Widdecombe family cats, bringing a cow to Westminster plus a mysterious conspiracy by the BBC's

42 days
By Martin O'Neill - 09 June 12:32

If reducing liberties through extending pre-charge detention does not help the police, ruins innocen

Man overboard
By Paul Evans - 06 June 10:57

Pole Dancing

'Poles are a soft target'
By Daniel Kawczynski - 05 June 14:01

The Tory MP claims white Christian Eastern Europeans are victimised by the "liberal elite" of the BB

How Britain can help Poles
By Marek Kohn - 05 June 14:00

If Britain helps Poles see themselves as one group among many, with no pretensions to special status

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 05 June 10:43

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Going for broke

Crash: The housing crisis is just beginning
By Iain Macwhirter - 05 June 10:43

As Britain wakes up to the nightmare of negative equity, we are facing a housing recession far worse

Future visions
By Martin Bright - 05 June 10:43

With the outlook so bleak for Labour, the government is reacting nervously to ideas of change. But s

Hattie's cold calls backfire
By Kevin Maguire - 05 June 10:43

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

Retrosexual, or just misogynist?
By Kira Cochrane - 05 June 10:43

There is still a long way to go to full equality, and we have seen the culture regress in some ways

Secretive saviours
By Mark Seddon - 05 June 10:43

The rivers of cash from big business that Tony Blair wanted to replace trade union money have dried

Bright ideas will damage Labour's health
By Peter Wilby - 05 June 10:43

Threatening GPs is bad politics

The Flimsiness of the 42 Days Argument Exposed
By Martin Bright - 04 June 11:54

Simon Jenkins gets it right

Journalists who investigate terror
By Brian Cathcart - 29 May 13:00

The hounding of reporters like Shiv Malik should alarm us all, because of the danger the only source