As a Government report suggests victory in Afghanistan is far from secure, Gaby Hinsliff asks whether David Cameron will learn the lessons on military intervention in Libya from his predecessors.
As David Cameron comes under pressure from the Conservative right to reshuffle the Justice Secretary Ken Clarke out of Government, Gaby Hinsliff looks at the options facing the Prime Minister.
Trust hospitals and primary care trusts are still failing to comply with patient safety alerts despite a warning a year ago that doing so was mandatory, Channel 4 News learns.
The costs of childcare, a necessity for many parents, are rising fast. But why is nobody talking about it? Gaby Hinsliff writes for Channel 4 News.
Chris Huhne, Ed Balls and David Davis are all Nearly Men writes Gaby Hinsliff. But who is the one to watch after a week when all three have been in the headlines?
It seems like yesterday they were dewy-eyed newlyweds. But seven months on, the odd couple of British politics would like it to be known they are at loggerheads about marriage, writes Gaby Hinsliff.
Predictions in politics are a mug’s game: defining moments, from 9/11 to the banking collapse, often come from nowhere. But caveats aside, here’s some tips for 2011, from Gaby Hinsliff.
After secret recordings reveal government ministers are privately “uneasy” about some policies, Gaby Hinsliff asks where does freedom of information end, and too much information begin?
As a date is set for the Oldham and Saddleworth by-election, Gaby Hinsliff asks if the Lib Dems don’t win, will the national party be blamed?
Yesterday’s tuition fee vote produced the predicted Lib Dem divisions – but it also shone a new light on splits in the Conservative Party, says Gaby Hinsliff.
As Gordon Brown prepares to publish his book amid a barrage of bad publicity, Gaby Hinsliff asks how different events might have been if the former prime minister hadn’t taken the top job.
As the coalition caps Non-EU migrants and the “overwhelming public concern” about immigration reaches the Commons, Gaby Hinsliff writes that the perennial bogeyman of British politics is back.
Over the coming weeks, parents will be told how they are failing their children, starting with next Thursday’s SureStart evaluation. But how will voters respond to the criticism, asks Gaby Hinsliff.
From Beijing to Millbank, it’s the question of the week. What makes a protest -whether by leaders criticising human rights abuses or student activists breaking windows- into a political gamechanger?
The US midterm election results suggest Americans think Obama has got it wrong on the economy. But what does that mean for Britain, David Cameron and our own economic recovery, Gaby Hinsliff asks.