Jonn Elledge edits the New Statesman's sister site CityMetric, and writes for the NS about subjects including politics, history and Brexit. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
Not going to lie to you, but it doesn’t feel like the Brentwood I grew up in.
Lies, damned lies and statistics.
Have a lovely weekend, everybody.
I wouldn’t rule it out.
Your life – and the lives of your family – may depend on it.
Such is its status as a major world city that London’s economy would barely skip a beat.
We’re all going to die.
Uber, the minicab firm for the smartphone age, has been given a reprieve.