You could always tell it was election time from the posters in people's windows. Where have they vanished to?
The Liberal Democrats a bad joke - and they're the only ones who don't get it.
The youngest and the poorest are being shut out of the election
As far as foreign policy is concerned, Britain's leaders would benefit from a lesson or two from Tony Blair.
David Tennant's backing Labour, but what side would the Doctor come down on?
In a first of a series following the mayoral runners and riders on the campaign trail in London, Stephen Bush talks to David Lammy about Stuart Hall, housing, immigration and growing up poor.
It's not just Nick Clegg who is in jeopardy. His negotiating team could be knocked out before the coalition talks even begin.
The election debate will be dominated by business leaders, bond markets, the Health Service and the public finances. The poor have been written out of the script.
Both Vince Cable and Tim Farron are notably frosty towards the prospect of another partnership with the Tories.
The glee with which the Conservatives have greeted the letter from 100 business chiefs risks reinforcing the impression of them as the political wing of the City of London.
Greg Dyke, David Cameron and Ed Milband are united in blaming migrants for our troubles. But stopping immigration will do nothing for the England football team - and even less for England.
Elections are as much about competence as conviction - Labour should have made more hay with the Coalition's many gaffes.
The latest attack on Labour by business may be dismissed as "man bites dog", but it could do damage to the party, albeit indirectly.
Labour's refusal to even consider a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union is a betrayal of its history and an embarrasment to its radical tradition.
The grand high Lord of polling will stop being a peer with immediate effect.
Ed Balls believes a tough message is essential but Chuka Umunna and Sadiq Khan are warier.
The new party of the left, Left Unity, launched its manifesto at a squat in Soho with a speech by Ken Loach condemning the main parties.
The spotlight is on local and national government after recent scandals - but the private sector must change its practices and be more aware to eradicate child abuse.
Who, what, where, when?
Labour's policies deserves a better relationship with business that it has. But its aggressive rhetoric has done it unnecessary harm.
The personalisation of our modern struggle belies the revolutionary fervour envisaged by past socialist thinkers.
The digital revolution presents an opportunity for the left.
Not everyone is unhappy about Labour's anti-immigration mugs. Ukip are very, very happy.
Martin Freeman, the star of The Hobbit and Sherlock, endorses Labour in the party's first party political broadcast.
The Labour leader fears that being explicit would reinforce his party's profligate reputation.
The Business Secretary and veteran of the Lib Dem left is on manoeuvres.
The Trans Manifesto, launched today by the LGBT Consortium, aims to draw attention to the areas where trans individuals face inequality.
Sinn Féin look likely to be in power in Northern Ireland and the Republic. How did it happen?
There has been almost no talk recently of a Lib/Lab pact following a hung parliament. It's time to start the conversation.
Former Labour leadership challenger says bloc of 30-40 left-wing MPs would force party to end austerity if it won.