No governments are shaken by Snow Patrol; the FBI has no interest in Gary Barlow. Where are today's political popstars?
Students and pupils around the UK walked out of classes to protest against a hike in university tuition fees on the same day that Michael Gove, the education secretary, announced sweeping changes to schools policy.
No matter how admirable serenity may be, Miliband must get on with the job of opposition ? starting with a critique of the cuts
It's easy to mock the hysteria of a royal wedding, but state occasions help reveal what kind of country we are
Equal access to the law is being restricted by the coalition's deficit-cutting mania, and Labour must resolutely oppose this
The former president's memoir may seem to be all about the past, but it is most emphatically about America's present
Israeli film-maker Noa Ben-Hagai went in search of a forgotten great-aunt and found cousins who are Palestinian Arabs. What happened next?
After midterm elections that saw the Democrats lose control of the House of Representatives, how much damage has been done to Barack Obama's presidency? Jonathan Freedland is joined in London by fellow Guardian columnist Martin Kettle and Observer business editor (and former Wall Street correspondent) Andrew Clark, and in Washington by US environment correspondent Suzanne Goldenberg to assess the landscape as the political momentum shifts behind the Tea Party movement.
To save his presidency, Obama must learn from Bill Clinton's playbook and expose the Republicans ? or co-opt them
The president has lost sight of his post-partisan message. He should check the Bill Clinton playbook to show he can get results