Everyone is hungry to read something broader and more humane than McEwan and Barnes because we want to understand society we live in
At the political drinks parties I went to in Westminster and central London last week the gleeful, excitable talk was all of Europe
Photo by Donnie Ray Jones In our desire to be brought together with others and to be uplifted, we don’t need to demand practices that perfectly reflect our own views
He didn’t get what he wanted, he didn’t do what he intended, and he has ended up wielding less international influence today than he had last week.
After spending most of the past year being treated for breast cancer it was with incredulity that I read the DWP proposals to review people in chemo
The Labour Party has a tremendous problem. For more than a year it has been arguing that the economy will shrink if the Government cuts too far, too fast.
No one knows whether the euro will survive, revive or start to collapse this week, dragging the international economy down with it.
We may think we are logical, but a Nobel prize-winner is here to explain that most of our decisions are based on prejudice
The Tories and Europe. Those two words together have an almost unparalleled ability to make my spirits sink.
If they shut down the safety valve of the civilised protest, they’ll just be laying themselves open to more expressions of incoherent rage
Tonight the independent panel set up by the Government to inquire into the summer riots is holding the first of its public meetings.
Tweets in the wrong place. Friends in the wrong place. Westminster is gleefully calculating the likelihood of political survival for Liam Fox and Chris Huhne. Yet, riveting as these minor scandals are, they are the froth of politics.