The killing that shamed justice
By Staff blogger - 22 August 13:00

The revelations about the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes contained in the documents leaked to ITN will not have surprised the Brazilian's family, who revealed as early as 27 July that he was not wearing a bulky jacket at the time he was shot, did not vault the ticket barrier at Stockwell Und

The insider - Kevin Maguire on party wannabes
By Kevin Maguire - 22 August 13:00

Conference wannabes, Prezza's summer glory, and a punt on the Tories

The day Robin Cook saved the NS
By Duncan Campbell - 22 August 13:00

Observations on the Zircon story.

Differences don't matter now
By Margaret Cook - 15 August 13:00

Robin Cook: a tribute

Robin Cook: a tribute
By Peter Hain - 15 August 13:00

Last Saturday, British politics lost one of its most dazzling talents - and the Labour Party its mos

Natural-born writer
By Anthony Howard - 15 August 13:00

Robin Cook: a tribute

Terror demands more thought, not less
By Staff blogger - 15 August 13:00

Is the government losing the plot? First came the Prime Minister's 12-point anti-terrorism plan, most of which has left lawyers, civil libertarians and formerly supportive opposition parties reeling in disbelief.

More loyal than left
By Denis MacShane - 15 August 13:00

Robin Cook: a tribute

A leader I'd have followed
By David Marquand - 15 August 13:00

Robin Cook: a tribute

We did it to the Irish first
By Paul Donovan - 08 August 13:00

Heavy-handed anti-terror tactics have a history of making things worse

Politics - John O'Farrell finds the Irish in Blair
By John O'Farrell - 08 August 13:00

When Blair drew a distinction recently between the IRA and al-Qaeda, he was able to do so because he

Rory's week - Rory Bremner tries the Howard touch
By Rory Bremner - 08 August 13:00

Who would have come up with a satire that made Ian Paisley First Minister of Northern Ireland becaus

Brutalised Britain
By Staff blogger - 08 August 13:00

What do the following people - Anthony Walker, Richard Whelan and Jean Charles de Menezes - have in common? In life, it seems, nothing. But they have been united in death - victims of crime and terrible misfortune.

The birth of Blameron
By Nick Cohen - 08 August 13:00

A mere boy who went to Eton is standing for the leadership of his party on a ticket of "Tory moderni

Fighting fear of crime
By Kathy Sutton - 01 August 13:00

Joined-up justice is aimed at rebuilding public confidence in government and the rule of law

A revolutionary way with words
By Francis Beckett - 01 August 13:00

Observations on anniversary

Is it Aldous Huxley or George Orwell?
By William Davies - 01 August 13:00

Once we had justice or injustice. Now the government speaks of "faster, more effective justice". Wha

Some stories you may have missed
By Ellie Levenson - 01 August 13:00

Observations on spin

Making the right connections
By Edward Russell-Walling - 01 August 13:00

A roundtable discussion on joined-up criminal justice in Britain: what the problems are, what needs

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 01 August 13:00

Don't believe it - "Believe me"

Why Britain is great
By Tristram Hunt - 01 August 13:00

We're called upon to stand firm and defend our core values. But what are those values? In the 21st c

Lessons from abroad
By Richard Garside - 01 August 13:00

Countries with high violence rates like ours have high levels of income inequality

The insider - Kevin Maguire locates the missing vote
By Kevin Maguire - 01 August 13:00

Harriet stirs it up, Widdecombe's family way, and David Blunkett in the doghouse

Rory's week - Rory Bremner makes an opportunistic link
By Rory Bremner - 01 August 13:00

Logically, the Conservatives could oppose identity cards on the grounds that they don't currently ha

NS Interview - Lord Falconer
By Mary Riddell - 01 August 13:00

Once parodied as Lord Dome, a crony who owed his status to Blair, he emerged as an audacious reforme

Mark Thomas prefers freedom
By Mark Thomas - 01 August 13:00

According to our Home Secretary, the official position is: negotiate with terrorists, no; negotiate

Falling foul of the techno-trap
By Nick Cohen - 01 August 13:00

When it comes to fighting crime, technology can hinder more than it helps, insists Nick Cohen

Fighting the wrong battle
By William Davies - 25 July 13:00

Soundbytes on innovation

A long, hot summer

End of term report: A turbulent year - Iraq, bombs, the election, leadership acrimony and much more