An official attempt to do just that is deeply flawed
Sadiq Khan is a lousy London Mayor. Why hasn’t anyone noticed?
London’s mayor rides high in the polls, but City Hall is less impressed
Military-style policing is creeping into everyday life
With the moment of truth nearly upon us, the great danger of the London Olympics is not, I think, that…
No place for him in Scotland’s new McCop megaforce
Why isn’t the mayor making mincemeat of Ken?
In Tripoli, the rebels are orderly, but the journalists are ransacking buildings in search of exclusives
The Olympics are a gigantic folly – and you still have time to be part of it
Our fight against Gaddafi is threatening to become a fiasco
Never mind the party leadership contest, says Andrew Gilligan. The more interesting question is whether Ken Livingstone or Oona King will take on Mayor Boris in 2012
Andrew Gilligan says the new coalition must reformulate our relationship with moderate Muslims — and marginalise the extremists for good
Don’t listen to the hype about ‘Web 2.0’ politics, says Andrew Gilligan. Online campaigning is only of interest to a handful of Westminster nerds and journalists
The Islamic Forum of Europe is decried by most Muslims as vicious and unrepresentative, says Andrew Gilligan. So why did Any Questions air its views?
Readers may remember the Not The Nine O’Clock News parody of those Seventies current affairs programmes in which a professor and a social worker earnestly discussed teenage delinquency.
The Schools Secretary, Ed Balls, continues to deny that Islamist extremism is being taught in state-funded schools. Here, Andrew Gilligan shows him the indisputable evidence
MoD documents leaked to Andrew Gilligan show that the ‘special relationship’ in Iraq was more like a bad marriage: riven with misunderstanding, irritation and hurt feelings
Transport for London is to waste £97 million on a ‘symbolic’ project to give wheelchair users access to Green Park station, says Andrew Gilligan. Why hasn’t Boris reined it in?
Andrew Gilligan says that this time we would all benefit if America took the diplomatic lead
Andrew Gilligan on the more modest bomb that may replace Trident, and the risk that it will actually be used
Andrew Gilligan says that reducing our liberties in response to terrorism will make us less safe
Andrew Gilligan says that some Whitehall officials fear that sending more troops to Afghanistan might be an unnecessary provocation
The election brought joy to the streets of the Iraqi capital, says Andrew Gilligan. Everything now depends on whether the Americans are willing to hand real power to the people
Andrew Gilligan on what the army stands to lose by adopting ‘Starbucks’ regiments
Andrew Gilligan says that Iran will probably have a nuclear bomb within five years, but that does not make the country a threat to us