Is the press more partisan than in previous elections? Yes, but that says more about politics than about the press.
The main parties are running campaigns so safe that the media coverage has gone from "shiny" to "dull".
It is a magical story, that a tiny archipelago came to dominate a world sport - but now the West Indies board owes £27m.
Stephen Bush visits the Vale of Glamorgan, which has picked the winner at every election since its creation.
Most Tories still believe they will be the largest party because of what seems certain to happen to Labour in Scotland and because of the gains they expect to make from the Lib Dems.
Going it alone would be a daunting task. But a Labour minority adminstration could endure and even succeed.
On 7 May, the SNP will have the opportunity to inflict lasting damage on Scottish Labour.
If Labour are ever again to win an absolute majority, it must start by winning back working-class voters in constituencies like Harlow.
Worcester is a true red/blue marginal – but as people's lives improve, Labour's core vote is fragmenting.
So rapid has China's development been that at any given moment there are vast, empty proto-cities waiting for people.
New books by Louise Stern, James Kelman and Douglas Kennedy.
They crossed paths while living close together in Reno - but the two heavyweights differed more than shared.
The first novel from Thick of It writer Jesse Armstrong addresses the morality of foreign intervention with jokes, slapstick - and a student play.
Mr Osborne's Economic Experiment reveals the chancellor's tricks.
This is real feminist history - work which was unheralded not just because it was top secret, but because women did it.
New books by Anthony King and Michael Barber invite us to assess - and act.
The debate over freedom is a complex, extended one.
The Albarn-Coxon concoction sounds surprisingly robust.
Would I want my children to go into music? I do have to wonder, just as my parents wondered.
He influenced writers from Salman Rushdie to Danilo Kiš - now a new novel by Maxim Biller takes us deep into the legend of the Polish-Jewish novelist.
Perhaps what Dhillon was picking up on as patronising was that if you’re addressing a slightly younger audience you have a responsibility not just to keep distracting them with quotable outrages; their minds are less experienced.
We’ve seen too many Friday the thirteenth films to buy the sight of teenagers venturing into the deep, dark forest, but the deep, dark internet is another matter.
With Tom Hughes as lead and a script by Toby Whithouse, The Game gives us a lot to like - but doesn't do enough to surprise.
Pencils at the ready - Hunter Davies has prepared a simple test to split the fakers from the true fans.
The fact is, eating often does unflattering things to the face. Far better to follow Thatcher's example and steer clear.
I know the concept of this column is that I eat the sort of stuff that we all eat and comment on it, but there are limits.
The Communist Rosina Smith accused Brown of “being afraid of his phantom past”.
One of the best Tory party conferences I went to was the one where they didn't let me in. But it wasn't enough to protect me from the nausea and despair of Iain Duncan Smith's company.
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