Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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The Staggers
27 August 2009
It had to happen. Somebody somewhere, soon, was going to realise that people -- the blood, the guts -- were a complete...
The Staggers
26 August 2009
Why, I ask you, do you need bread when you can have chicken?That is the searching question being posed to us by KFC...
The Staggers
25 August 2009
Hello again! I have survived the water slide. But enough celebration; now down to business.News from Bulgaria of a...
UK Politics
20 August 2009
Lives at risk
The Staggers
13 August 2009
Which I do! (Like water slides.) Although I don't really like risking my life that much. But what the heck? Essentially...
The Staggers
12 August 2009
The Staggers
12 August 2009
Thank you to Daniel Trilling, my colleague over at Cultural Capital, for alerting me to this wonderful performance. (I...
The Staggers
11 August 2009
Thank you to the worldly contributor who led me to this . . . From the man that brought you Humus: the rap, we now have...
The Staggers
10 August 2009
A rare trip to Celebrity Land with news of Lady Gaga's new tattoo on the Huffington Post (how can we resist something...
The Staggers
07 August 2009
Ah Bill. Beamed around the world, beaming, this week. What a hero.So, on that note, a final word this grey Friday...
The Staggers
07 August 2009
It's Friday, the day of pop psychology, of searching questions.What compels a man, I ask you, to make a 2,162-metre-...
The Staggers
06 August 2009
My colleague James Macintyre revealed this week that Barack Obama, while visiting the UK during his presidential...
The Staggers
06 August 2009
On the day we bid farewell to the veteran Harry Patch, all eyes turn to Somerset. So, I hear you cry, what else happens...
The Staggers
05 August 2009
Wonderful news from Slovakia today (thank you to the Slovak Spectator). It appears that the Slovak agriculture minister...
The Staggers
04 August 2009
Just when you thought Michael Jackson stories were old news, when all those trying to make a quick buck out of MJ's...

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