Review: Bel Ami

by Lucinda Murphy / 08 Mar 2012

A visceral social commentary on late 19th century Paris

Hinterland: Chris Evans MP

by Chris Evans MP / 02 Mar 2012

The Islwyn politician trots out his favourite form of relaxation

Review: Jeremy Deller: Joy in People

by Lucinda Murphy / 22 Feb 2012

A long-awaited exhibition of the Turner Prize winning artist's work

Researchers' stories

13 Feb 2012

Our anonymous staffers lift the lid on what really goes on in Westminster

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The Bomb: a partial history

The Bomb: a partial history

09 Feb 2012

A series of short plays at the Tricycle Theatre dealing with the hefty subject of nuclear weapons

The hilarious state of the nation

The hilarious state of the nation

by James Clayton / 07 Feb 2012

Dave Cohen has been a scriptwriter for Have I Got News For You for 10 years. He talks to James Clayton

Hinterland: Christine Grahame MSP

by Christine Grahame / 03 Feb 2012

A garden is a lovesome thing as well as a haven for foxes and anger-management, according to this SNP politician

Review: The Conservatives: A History 

Review: The Conservatives: A History 

by Keith Simpson / 27 Jan 2012

Keith Simpson reviews Robin Harris's one-volume history of the Conservative Party

Brought to book: Lord Addington

27 Jan 2012

The Lib Dem peer on his taste in literature

Review: Margin Call

Review: Margin Call

by Amber Elliott / 27 Jan 2012

Amber Elliott reviews the latest Hollywood offering about the financial crash

Review: W.E.

18 Jan 2012

Brought to book: Kenneth Gibson MSP

by Kenneth Gibson / 13 Jan 2012

Top ten awkward Ken moments

by Sebastian Mann / 05 Mar 2012

Overactive paparazzi, or a series of bad decisions? All we know is that these Livingstone pics are brilliant (Boris's turn next month)

Review: Keynes-Hayek

Review: Keynes-Hayek

by Keith Simpson / 24 Feb 2012

Keith Simpson reviews a book that documents the clash of ideas between John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek

Lunch with... Gavin Shuker

Lunch with... Gavin Shuker

by Amber Elliott / 17 Feb 2012

The Labour MP goes for some Brazilian barbecue with Amber Elliott

Review: J. Edgar

Review: J. Edgar

09 Feb 2012

A biopic of the quixotic FBI director

Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton

Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton

09 Feb 2012

This exhibition of Cecil Beaton's royal photography makes a great day off from politics

Top ten political drinking holes

by Julia Rampen / 06 Feb 2012

MPs have been regulars at many places stranger than the Strangers’ Bar…

Review: John Bright: Statesman, Orator, Agitator

Review: John Bright: Statesman, Orator, Agitator

by Douglas Hurd / 27 Jan 2012

The former foreign and home secretary Douglas Hurd reviews Bill Cash's biography of John Bright

My Old Book: Nick Smith MP

27 Jan 2012

The Labour MP explains why he prizes his copies of a Pullizer Prize-winning biographical series of Lyndon Johnson

The hilarious state of the nation

by James Clayton / 27 Jan 2012

Dave Cohen has been a scriptwriter for Have I Got News For You for 10 years. He talks to James Clayton

Researchers’ stories

27 Jan 2012

Our anonymous parliamentary staffers lift the lid on life in Westminster

Review: The Madness of King George III

16 Jan 2012

Lunch with... Gavin Williamson

Lunch with... Gavin Williamson

by Ben Duckworth / 13 Jan 2012

Ben Duckworth takes the Conservative MP out for lunch in Westminster

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