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The Guardian didn't care when Murdoch's journalists were arrested. So why the hysteria now?

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It is good to see the Guardian suddenly rediscover its interest in the sanctity of a free press.  Just five…

This is no way to run a railway

17 August 2013 9:00 am

We would not want to return to the days when the transport secretary was actively engaged in the running of…

Causes and effects

10 August 2013 9:00 am

When spending money is declared to be a good in itself, it is certain that much of it will be…

The only way the Tories can show they care about the North is to permit fracking in Sussex

3 August 2013 9:00 am

David Howell never really succeeded as energy and then transport secretary in Mrs Thatcher’s governments. After she sacked him in…

Google is part of the free press. So hands off, Prime Minister

27 July 2013 9:00 am

It is not quite clear what Google did to David Cameron, but the Prime Minister seems to be exacting some…

Leader: Ring-fencing the NHS is only making matters worse

20 July 2013 9:00 am

According to popular wisdom on the left — and even among some in the Conservative party — this ought to have been…

Why Ed Miliband should stop paying his union dues

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Ed Miliband’s relationship with Len McCluskey was defined in a brief camera shot at the Labour party conference in 2010.…

Egypt shows us that elections aren’t enough

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Democracy and holding elections are not the same thing. There could be no better demonstration of this than the experience…