Hugh Grant takes campaign for action on phone hacking to Labour, Conservative and Lib-Dem conferences
Gordon Brown taught us that policy nuances count for little if the public don't warm to you. This may be Ed Miliband's fate too
Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls laid out a five-point plan for economic growth that included a reintroduction of the tax on bankers' bonuses, cuts to VAT, investment in infrastructure and cuts to national insurance.
The shadow chancellor's address to the Labour conference offers a much-discussed apology. Our writers give their verdicts
It was the United Nations that determined the fate of the Palestinian people more than six decades ago and on Friday it was the UN that heard an impassioned plea to change the destiny of Palestine once more.
It came from Mahmoud Abbas, who was 12 years old when the UN general assembly of November 1947 voted to partition Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab.Continue reading...
Jonathan Freedland on the impassioned plea for the UN to give its blessing to the creation of a Palestinian state
Critical of Labour and polite to Tories, the Lib Dem leader failed to dispel fears over the bleak fate that awaits his party
Demanding Guardian reporters' notebooks was a disgrace. Now the police must pursue the truth about phone hacking
The UN is gathering in New York where it will shortly be approached by the Palestinian Authority to ask for recognition of statehood.