Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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Culture
26 May 2011
Here we are again. As reliable as hay fever, The Apprentice has rolled around once more - a programme so noisy and full...
The Staggers
22 May 2011
Barack Obama and his voluminous entourage will arrive in Britain on Tuesday for a three-day state visit. How we Brits...
The Staggers
21 May 2011
Harold Camping, you have a lot to answer for. Still, in the spirit of what-the-heck-if-it-really-is-the-end-of-the-...
The Staggers
21 May 2011
In an interview in the Guardian today, Vince Cable has admitted that the government has not adequately communicated the...
Politics
12 May 2011
Nigel Farage
International Politics
12 May 2011
10 March 1957 Born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, only child of the businessman Mohammed Bin Laden by Alia Ghanem (later...
Culture
12 May 2011
For a brief moment, when Barack Obama at the White House correspondents' dinner wiped the proverbial floor with Donald...
Culture
12 May 2011
You act, write and present television shows. How would you define yourself? I'm an actor. Those other things, I...
Culture
12 May 2011
After Major James Abbott's poetry, the White House changing all its tunes and al-Qaeda's melodramatic confirmation of...
Culture
05 May 2011
What compels you to write about nature in your novels?I've always been writing about Charles Darwin and our relation to...
Ideas
04 May 2011
Why spend a career buried in royal history?I remember friends saying, "Why don't you do something important, like...
Culture
29 April 2011
Wedding
The Staggers
27 April 2011
Winnergate (the near-universal media term for David Cameron's "Calm down, dear!" to Angela Eagle during PMQs...
27 April 2011
Surely this is the best kind of word, one that unfurls slowly, layer by layer. Library comes from librairie, Old French...
27 April 2011
The new Turner Contemporary gallery is visible as soon as you leave Margate's train station: two glassy buildings whose...

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