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Are Ed Miliband's plans for English devolution too little, too late?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 31 October 15:41

Is Ed Miliband's English devolution vow enough to assuage Labour's English crisis?

What is the Labour party's view of Fiona Woolf's position?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 31 October 8:41

"Theresa May has totally failed".

“I am a fat daddy”: The Apprentice blog series 10, episode 4
By Anoosh Chakelian - 30 October 8:51

Videos made by the candidates fail to go viral.

Labour MP Jim Murphy joins the contest for the Scottish Labour leadership
By Anoosh Chakelian - 30 October 8:00

The MP and shadow international development secretary has confirmed he will stand for the leadership of the Labour party in Scotland.

Neil Findlay MSP enters the race to be Scottish Labour's leader
By Anoosh Chakelian - 29 October 12:58

A left-wing candidate is second to enter the contest to succeed Johann Lamont.

Alan Johnson: Labour needs a "proper dialogue" in Europe to solve free movement issues
By Anoosh Chakelian - 29 October 9:10

The former minister warns his party to argue in favour of the EU "much more than we have done", and to avoid “chasing a Ukip vote”.

Is the Labour party prepared to up its game on the EU?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 27 October 17:57

With Ukip’s noisy presence in the European Parliament, and Tory euroscepticism rampant at home, is Labour prepared to speak sense on Britain’s EU membership?

The politics behind government backing for HS3
By Anoosh Chakelian - 27 October 8:40

David Cameron and George Osborne have given joint support for proposals to improve services across the Pennines.

Costing Cameron his credibility: the EU tells Britain to pay an extra £1.7bn to its budget
By Anoosh Chakelian - 24 October 8:44

At a time when the Prime Minister is under intense pressure over Europe, the British government is facing a heavy surcharge.

Why the hell is there a sad orangutan in the Scottish and Southern Energy adverts?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 23 October 12:56

We've uncovered the TRUTH behind Maya, the SSE orangutan, and why she is so interested in how escalators work despite being from Borneo. Pulitzer plz.

“We can’t all be intelligent” The Apprentice blog: series 10, episode 3
By Anoosh Chakelian - 23 October 8:41

Horror ensues as the candidates attempt to make and sell scented candles.

Could NHS England's call for more funding and an overhaul help Labour?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 23 October 8:25

Health service leaders have released a report calling for drastic changes; could this help Ed Miliband on the way to the election?

How the Ukip calypso drowns out more sinister stories
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 October 13:44

"Oh, look! Ukip's doing something funny again!" stories only really work to overshadow the party's actual failings.

What does the Lib Dem manifesto leak tell us?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 October 9:17

A high-resolution photograph of a party adviser holding manifesto proposals reveals the Lib Dems' plans.

Second child abuse inquiry chair under pressure to quit due to establishment links
By Anoosh Chakelian - 22 October 8:32

The government’s independent inquiry into alleged historic child abuse cases can’t seem to find a chair who isn’t linked to the establishment.

Peerage and prejudice: why a MigrationWatch representative in the Lords is bad news
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 October 15:58

David Cameron gives a peerage to Sir Andrew Green of MigrationWatch, which has caused controversy with its use of data, and harsh proposals regarding immigration.

Ukip partners with a Polish MEP from a Holocaust-denying party to rescue its EU funding
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 October 9:44

Ukip, whose EU political group recently collapsed, does a deal with a far-right Polish politician to keep its funding.

Who went where in Labour’s mini-reshuffle?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 October 8:47

Ed Miliband has reshuffled the lower tiers of his frontbench team.

Who’s who in the Green party?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 17 October 16:11

As the Greens are experiencing a surge, we ask who the main players are in what could end up being the “Ukip of the left”.

A “game-changing” immigration policy won't help David Cameron now
By Anoosh Chakelian - 16 October 13:40

The Prime Minister is wrong, morally and politically, to seek an even tougher policy on immigration in an attempt to respond to the Ukip threat.

“You can ride a canoe, but can you ride a yacht?” The Apprentice blog: series 10, episode 2
By Anoosh Chakelian - 16 October 8:29

It’s the second episode in a week of the new series of The Apprentice, meaning the producers have really given it 200 per cent.

Could exclusion from the leaders' debates be helping the Greens?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 15 October 17:49

The furore surrounding the Greens' exclusion from the TV debates could be working in the party's favour.

Lord Freud's slip is the least of this government's appalling attitude to disabled people
By Anoosh Chakelian - 15 October 12:45

The welfare minister's remarks about people not being "worth" the minimum wage is a small example of this government's persistently appalling attitude towards the disabled.

Former Environment Secretary: climate change forecasts are “wildly exaggerated”
By Anoosh Chakelian - 15 October 9:15

The Tory MP and former cabinet secretary Owen Paterson voices his highly sceptical views on climate change and energy.

Welcome to The Apprentice blog: series 10, episode 1
By Anoosh Chakelian - 15 October 8:27

The Apprentice is back for its 10th year. “You’re tired!” sums up the format, but dedicated viewers of the show won’t mind a bit.

Scotland and devolution: is Gordon Brown making life difficult for his party?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 14 October 17:28

The former PM’s promises could cause trouble for Labour.

Former Tory minister Alan Duncan condemns the “wicked cocktail” of Israel’s settlements
By Anoosh Chakelian - 14 October 12:37

The Conservative MP and former Dfid minister launches one of the most outspoken attacks on Israel from a senior British politician.

The PM warns Rochester and Strood voters against Ukip's "national media circus"
By Anoosh Chakelian - 14 October 9:51

David Cameron has written a letter to Rochester and Strood constituents, who will be voting in a by-election on 20 November.

MPs overwhelmingly back Palestinian statehood in a historic vote
By Anoosh Chakelian - 14 October 8:28

MPs have voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state alongside Israel in a symbolic vote.

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