Brown's Henley Nemesis and the Anti-Messiah Complex
By Martin Bright - 27 June 17:08

The result of the by-election in Boris Johnson's old seat was no surprise, but the symbolism surroun

Henley. More Panama hats per capita...
By Paul Evans - 27 June 11:01

Strange revelations about an Oxfordshire town. Plus David Icke's political ambitions and Morgan Tsva

Mr Brown's long year
By Martin Bright - 26 June 10:24

One survey suggests that "Real New Labour", an eminently moderate group, could well become the domin

CRB checks are regrettable – but necessary
By Martin Narey - 26 June 10:24

Martin Narey on the painful dilemmas of child protection

What voters really want
By Peter Wilby - 26 June 10:24

Leaders offering old-fashioned state welfare are getting elected everywhere

Bonfire of the inanities
By Shiv Malik - 26 June 10:24

Never-sent love letters and the confidential stories of sources . . . they are among my most valued

By Richard Reeves - 26 June 10:24

The Tory leader has done a brilliant job rebranding the "nasty party", but he has yet to come up wit

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 26 June 10:24

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Anniversary

The handbag of God
By Andrea Riseborough - 26 June 10:24

When homeless people seem lazy, sleep seems a waste of time and sex even more so, you're ready to pl

How can Brown turn things round?
By Staff blogger - 26 June 10:24

Six influential politicians and thinkers assess the Prime Minister's chances

Banning Khat
By Hugh Barnes - 26 June 10:24

An overdue reform of drugs policy or another draconian attack on our civil liberties? Hugh Barnes re

Don't write off Mr Bean
By Vincent Cable - 26 June 10:24

Brown has made blunders and suffered bad luck. But if he can show clarity and conviction, the next e

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 26 June 10:24

The Twitcher tells Oona it was only business

Right to strike over low pay
By Dave Prentis - 25 June 12:10

Since 2004 local government workers have had below inflation awards. Their vote in favour of strike

Free speech and censorship
By Ben Davies - 24 June 19:16

The danger of being cheery, how we should deal with unruly commentors, and some of the exciting thin

Tories to overhaul lotto
By Tom Quinn - 24 June 17:33

A Conservative government would overhaul the way lotto funds are distributed, Shadow Culture Secreta

Tony Blair's briefs
By Jonathan Calder - 24 June 10:25

Why David Davis should have bought a sports car rather than resigning his seat plus the curious conn

Struggling to help rape victims
By Jacqui Bowman - 23 June 13:27

The struggle one Sexual Assault Referral Centre is having to operate - a fight that is replicated ac

Defamatory DD comment?
By Paul Evans - 20 June 14:25

Liberty XXX

Oops we broke EU rules
By Sian Berry - 19 June 15:37

How the government has had to change its guidance for car manufacturers after it was caught flouting

On parables and principles
By Martin Bright - 19 June 11:15

Where is the David Davis of the left, prepared to resign and challenge the government's authoritaria

The whispers
By Kevin Maguire - 19 June 11:15

Miliboy: boldly going where no MP has gone before - all the gossip from the Westminster Village

Truly, madly, politically
By Catherine Fieschi - 19 June 11:15

David Davis's snap resignation struck a chord with people because it was spontaneous and unscripted.

Desperado's last stand
By Tara Hamilton-Miller - 19 June 11:15

David Davis gives his all for a noble cause - and for himself

Good Labour. Bad Labour
By Denis MacShane - 19 June 11:15

The efforts to divide Labour into two camps - "good" Compass Labour and "bad" new Labour - are leadi

Tactical Briefing
By Jesse Armstrong - 19 June 11:15

From: The Unit

To: GB

Subject: Davis/Dolphins

Women of the House
By Alyssa McDonald - 19 June 11:15

Observations on the ladies' chamber

The key is respect
By Ed Miliband - 19 June 11:15

The government needs to change the relationship between state and citizen, writes the Minister for t

The rise of the far right
By Jon Cruddas and Nick Lowles - 19 June 11:15

The New Labour project relied on the assumption that its traditional support had nowhere else to go.

Brown don't blow this green opportunity
By John Sauven - 13 June 19:32

Even the state of Kansas, whose adherence to scientific orthodoxy doesn’t always extend to embracing