Why drug users shouldn’t be criminalised

The UK's drugs laws are failing. The government needs to either ban alcohol and tobacco, or legalise all drugs, says Callum Graham.

Newtown, but old rules are here to stay

Reflecting on the Newtown shooting, Alex George explains what needs to happen if Obama is to reform gun laws, and considers the probability of success.

My name is Britain, and I am an alcoholic

France has no precise word for “binge drinking”, Britain can’t seem to keep it together. Zoe Jones thinks we could do with some help.

Legalise them or not, the classification of drugs needs to change

Matthew Protz asks why there is a mis-match in classifying drugs, and explains how this could be misleading

Fox hunting: back the ban

Re-introducing fox hunting in a time of austerity would be a devastating blow to the government.

The Queen’s cabinet visit: not a constitutional worry

The visit “shows, in a way, she no longer matters, because no harm's done.”