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Cameron’s on the case

The Tories are talking about a "new politics". Let's not count our chickens...

Sit down and shut up: the end is not nigh

"The political system itself is under attack...parliament has failed, the government is paralysed...many MPs feel as if the establishment itself is crumbling." All this from...

Communism Reloaded

Joe Shapiro meets Robert Griffths, General Secretary of the British Communist Party

Why rights campaigners have got it all wrong

The latest from Cherwell's new blog on UK politics

Interview: John Redwood

Joe Shapiro has a rather difficult conversation with the Conservative politician and Magdalen graduate

Protecting the weak

Baroness Cumberlege talks to Joe Shapiro about her attempts to reform the Catholic Church

Cash for Legislation

Politics Professor Christopher Hood talks us through the shady Westminster dealings

Brown’s Moral Imperative

Brown walks away as the Congo destroys itself


Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote