The Big Picture

Stepping into Gordon's shoes

Cartoon by Alex Hughes. More at

Read the candidates’ statements

Nicolas Cage in Werner Herzog’s The Bad Lieutenant. Read Neil Young’s review

Read Cary Gee’s review of the new biography of Leon Trotsky

Mohamed Olad Hassan

Honouring war reporting and freedom of the press: Mohammed Olad Hassan wins the Tribune-sponsored Speaker Abbott Award

david miliband, andy burnham, ed miliband, john mcdonnell, ed balls, diane abbott

A field of leadership contenders emerges – and yet the party hierarchy seems to be doing all it can to help the establishment candidates and hinder the outsiders. This, says this week’s Tribune Editorial, is not good enough.

myra hindley

The Moors Murderers’ names live in infamy, but many serial killers disappear from the public consciousness. Criminologist David Wilson wonders why.

Patrick Mulcahy reviews the latest blockbuster… and he’s not impressed.

Cartoon by Andy Bunday

…and the campaign draws to a close. Cartoon by Andy Bunday. More at

Read Nathaniel Mehr’s plea for everyone on the left to vote Labour.

Cartoon by Andy Bunday

Cartoon by Andy Bunday. More at

Hair. Photo: Michael Le Poer Trench

Hair at the Gielgud Theatre, London. Photo: Michael Le Poer Trench

Read Cary Gee’s review

How to execute a good painting. Review by Emmanuel Cooper

Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor star in Roman Polanski’s new thriller The Ghost Writer. Read Patrick Mulcahy’s review.

Henry Moore

Henry Moore at the Tate Britain. Review by Emmanuel Cooper

Children at a North Korean orphanage. Photo: Glyn Ford

Children at a North Korean orphanage. Photo by Glyn Ford.

Read his review of Nothing to Envy, by Barbara Demick

by Andy Bunday. More at

Read Tribune’s editorial on the return of Blair

Matt Buck's view of the TV debates

Vote in our online poll – who won the Chancellors’ TV debate on Channel 4?

Cartoon by Matt Buck. More at

Manipulative media and lying politicians

Emmanuel Cooper reviews “Richard Hamilton: Modern Moral Matters”

Requiem for Detroit

Stephen Kelly reviews BBC4’s Requiem for Detroit