Ed Miliband


post 21 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Chilcot inquiry: Whitehall mutterings and political blame game

Is the Chilcot report into the Iraq war being delayed for political purposes or, more prosaically, just a bit disorganised but doing its best to be fair to witnesses?

post 16 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron: threat levels to Jewish community & police

Prime Minister David Cameron confirms that raising the threat level for the Jewish community would mean stepping up police patrols.

post 16 January 2015
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Why Labour should be worried by the rise of the Greens

When the Greens lambast "austerity and welfare cuts" and bang on about "privatisation of essential services", it's traditional Labour voters who may well be sitting up and listening.

post 15 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Election 2015 - whose side is Obama on?

The UK election debate on the economy is being fought out in Washington today with both Tories and Labour seeking US backing for their rival political ambitions.

article 15 January 2015 Politics
Green Party membership surges past LibDems and Ukip

As the row over the general election debates puts it in the political spotlight, the Green Party gains more than 2,000 new members in the last day alone, overtaking both Ukip and LibDems.

post 08 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron says no TV debates without Greens

David Cameron thinks if he's having to put up with Nigel Farage pulling away votes from him in a debate, Labour should have to put up with the Greens stealing votes off them too.

post 07 January 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Merkel doesn't like Miliband as much as Cameron - yet

Although she hails from the centre right, Angela Merkel's political instincts are closer to Ed Miliband's than to David Cameron's.

post 02 January 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Enter Europe's new populist left movement

The populist left has begun from a recognition that - in the highly marketised, globalised and granular economy of the past 25 years - social justice begins small and from below.

post 31 December 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog 2014 was a year to forget for Ed Miliband - now it's win or bust

Ed Miliband has lurched from one mishap to another over the last year. He must win in 2015 to save Labour from disintegration.