British politics

British politics

5 August 2005

British-bred terrorists: was it something they ate?

A small street in west London has been swamped by journalists demanding answers about 21/7.

3 August 2005

Don’t protect the Green Belt - build on it

We need new houses more than we need wetlands.

18 July 2005

Mobile politics

Do mobile phones invade our privacy? British MPs give their views.

14 July 2005

Were Londoners told the truth?

A couple of hours after the bombs, Italian news agencies were reporting that 50 people had died - but the UK press took a lot longer to come clean.

7 July 2005

Live 8: How did protests become love-ins?

Over the past 15 years, 'street politics' has lost its critical edge.

1 July 2005

It’s too easy for everybody to love Live 8

Is this a political protest for Africa, or a charity for the benefit of the British elite?

1 July 2005

570,000 ‘illegal immigrants’: so what?

Britain is coping just fine with its new arrivals, and could take more still.

15 July 2003

Badging the British

The UK government hopes ID cards will give the nation an identity.

11 July 2003

It’s the authority crisis, stupid

And it's doing more damage than WMD.

1 July 2003

Seize the day, save the vermin

What made foxhunting into a 'totemic' issue for the Labour backbenches?