The Conservatives are on the run but can Labour capitalise on this? asks Ian Hernon
An international trade deal which gives company bosses legal powers over elected governments has been slammed by unions amid warnings that it could be used to “lock in” NHS privatisation …
After a week of conflicting reports, it is now clear that European Union Trade Commissioner designate Cecilia Malmström has not, after all, promised to drop the controversial Investor State Dispute …
The overwhelming House Commons vote authorising limited militarily action against the Islamists terror group Islamic State in Iraq exposed Western democracy’s dilemma in dealing with the very threat to democracy …
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (Harvill Secker, £25)
In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge, translated by Anthea Bell (Faber and Faber)
The Devil’s Alliance: Hitler’s Pact With Stalin 1939-1941 by Roger Moorehouse (Bodley Head , £25)
Most professional writers face an increasing struggle against declining incomes, writes Ian Hernon
The whole publishing industry will suffer if the Treasury sticks to its guns, warns Tom Harris
The Prime Minister heads to the Conservative Party conference assailed from within his party and without, writes Jon Craig
The Devil’s Alliance: Hitler’s Pact With Stalin 1939-1941 by Roger Moorhouse (Bodley Head , £25)
One way or another, change has come to the UK
Britain wrings its hands at global terror and violence, but has played its part in creating them. Jonathan Frayman reports
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady warned that Tory plans make strikes illegal unless at least half of union members take part in ballots will leave them “with about as much …
David Cameron held an emergency Cobra (Cabinet Office Briefing Room A) meeting following the brutal beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State terrorists.
TUC delegates recalled a 2002 dinner attended by then Prime Minister Tony Blair. Apologising for leaving early, between the oriental salad and rosette of lamb instead of staying until after …
Ed Balls pledged to impose a mansion tax on the homes of millionaires to finance a boost in spending on the National Health Service.
As decision day looms, Catherine Macleod says Scotland will lose out if it opts to go it alone
Scotland’s hard left is divided and confused, but Labour has no grounds for complacency, writes Vince Mills
Britain’s record of offering refuge to the desperate is pitiful, says John McDonnell
A Dangerous Game Director: Anthony Baxter If I Stay Director: RJ Cutler The Keeper of Lost Causes Director: Mikkel Nørgaard
New figures covering self-employment and the number of those forced to work longer undermined the coalition Government’s boasts of record jobs levels.