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

Were You Up For Webcameron?
By Martin Bright - 02 May 11:29

It's even worse than the worst Labour imagined. Martin Bright warns that if the Tories are smug abou

Tories now the favourites
By Sunder Katwala - 02 May 10:32

Fabian Society general secretary Sunder Katwala argues Gordon Brown and his cabinet need set out a d

Labour's worst results in 40 years
By Ben Davies - 02 May 9:50

Labour is badly hit in local elections in England and Wales pushed into third place by Tories and Li

The balancing act of tax reform
By Peter Wilby - 01 May 13:00

Winners keep quiet, losers raise hell

Is Labour abolishing illness?
By Alison Ravetz - 01 May 13:00

The new rules on incapacity benefit stake everything on a major gamble: that a large proportion of c

Dedicated followers
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 01 May 13:00

All faithful Tory foot soldiers are heading for the nearest bar

Why the housing bubble finally burst
By Alex Brummer - 01 May 13:00

Alex Brummer explains that it's the new homes that are the worst hit as housebuilders have stopped b

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 01 May 13:00

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Levy

Everything you want to know about the bank crisis
By Iain Macwhirter - 01 May 13:00

As the financial crisis enters what the governor of the Bank of England has called a "new and danger

So what happens next...?
By Martin Bright - 01 May 13:00

Whatever the local election results, <strong>Gordon Brown</strong> faces a much bigger challenge: to

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 01 May 13:00

Mr Quiffy and the shoe Crewe - all the gossip from the Westminster Village

What's driving the BNP?
By Brendan O'Neill - 01 May 13:00

The rapid growth in support at the ballot box for a nationalist party of the right has gone hand in

Can talking make you better?
By Simon Wessely - 01 May 13:00

CBT does not cure cancer, schizophrenia or arthritis, but it does improve mood, coping and quality o

Sian Berry: Why you should vote for me
By Sian Berry - 01 May 10:39

On the day London goes to the polls Green Party candidate for mayor Sian Berry makes her pitch to th

Does Anyone Mean What They Say?
By Martin Bright - 30 April 13:57

The Prime Minister is losing the argument on 42 days, but Cameron is still unconvincing standing up

Disfigured by class
By Martin O'Neill - 30 April 13:37

The very fact that Boris Johnson could appear to be a plausible candidate for Mayor of London shows

Livingstone - why vote for me on Thursday
By Ken Livingstone - 30 April 10:35

Ken Livingstone explains why Londoners should re-elect him on 1 May arguing Tory rival Boris Johnson

Ending violence against women
By Holly Dustin - 29 April 13:13

As part of our series looking at where the London Mayoral candidates stand on particular issues <em>

Boris Johnson - why vote for me
By Boris Johnson - 29 April 11:28

The Tory candidate for mayor of London explains why you should back him in the election on 1 May

Brown, foxes and tai chi
By Jonathan Calder - 28 April 13:39

The perils of taking your fox up the aisle, free premium bonds for all the workers plus good karma f

Paddick: Why vote for me
By Brian Paddick - 28 April 13:06

In the first of four articles from the key candidates we let the Lib Dem candidate for mayor of Lond

What was Spink really after?
By Paul Evans - 27 April 11:33

Creating a Spink

Iraq dossier - watchdog ruling
By Chris Ames - 24 April 15:51

The government is attacked as "dodgy" after a ruling that criticises the way in which author of the

The new green hope
By Alyssa McDonald - 24 April 13:00

Observations on Scotland

Gordon's big test
By Martin Bright - 24 April 13:00

The authority of the Prime Minister is based on economic competence and on knowing how to win electi

Understanding the Taliban
By Stephen Grey - 24 April 13:00

Rethinking the war in Helmand has made the British army revise some of its basic assumptions. Workin