Even our judges are more open-minded about race than our politicians
Torture and England do not mix well. Uniquely in medieval Europe, English common law forbade the extraction of confessions with torture.
Land campaign - Forget new taxes. Getting rid of our present draconian planning laws is the best way
Don't believe it - "Tony Blair to stay on for full third term"
Let's not get prim about the bickering rivalry between our Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer. It may appear to distract from more important matters, but there was never any chance of Labour's leaders dealing with those anyway.
Television - The issues of the week are hit on the head: trust and Brown. By Andrew Billen
Don't believe it - "Labour must keep Tony Blair"
Land campaign - Today, in the age of electronic communication, we know less than the Victorians abou
Observations on citizens' groups
The Tory leader says Blair lied about Iraq and argues that Labour's core beliefs make it powerless t
Observations on political plots
I blame Jack Straw's faux pas, shaking Robert Mugabe's hand, on his new contact lenses
New Labour is no longer the party of shiny, happy people, and it is no longer fashionable. This may
The property party is finally over. This means that, in pure economic terms, the government should h
NS Labour conference 2004 - Anthony Giddens argues that new Labour needs to embrace a new egalitaria
Don't believe it - "A party of sheer naked opportunism"
The Goldfish Bowl: married to the prime minister (1955-1997)
Cherie Booth and Cate Haste <em>Chatt
The man who tried to prevent the Iraq war now goes through contortions to justify it. This is the un
Nothing now counts for the PM except his own self-belief. To accuse critics of tackling the man, not
NS Labour conference 2004 - Britain could be the first in the world to go over wholly to digital TV.
NS Labour conference 2004 - Because it governs without a clear set of principles, new Labour's polic
Blair's announcement of a new war - his sixth in seven years - did not go down well with his guest,
NS Labour conference 2004 - Is there anything at all left-wing about the government's approach to sc
NS Labour conference 2004 - As its conferences now show, Labour has acquired focus but lost enthusia
If you think that even George W Bush would not be foolish enough to start a war in Iran, think back to how unlikely an invasion of Iraq seemed three years ago.
NS Labour conference 2004 - How did a book with an impenetrable title, written by an obscure America
Greg Dyke's daughter is wrong about her dad: his tears on Channel 4 were pure TV gold
<em>NS</em> business voices dinner - The Department of Trade and Industry seemed to have lost all pu
Observations on Cherie Blair