Jeremy Clarkson wasn't fired because of the PC brigade or the leftie BBC. You're not allowed to hit people - end of story.
James Nickerson meets Alan Sked, the man who created Ukip.
Shadow chancellor rules out tax rise after Miliband's refusal to do so at PMQs.
Venezuela has gone from the Left's great hope to a scene of despair. We must speak out, or be discredited.
Post-politics: what has killed our democracy, and can we bring it back to life?
The Labour leader was caught unawares by the PM's promise not to increase the tax.
Following the comedian and campaigner's complimentary remarks, the Greens open the door to an official endorsement.
Frances Robinson tells us all we need to know about how successful Britain could be in a renegotiation of its EU membership.
Alex Salmond's interview with our editor, Jason Cowley, has provoked a storm online. Here are the best bits that didn't make the final cut.
Lisa Nandy's speech on the Left, patriotism and solidarity.
New research shows that Miliband's approach to constitutional reform is more popular than the right-wing press would have you believe. He must be louder about it.
A mere change at the top of the Scottish Labour party, or a fall in oil prices, won't change hearts or minds.
Labour's national agenda sets a promising direction - but London's next Mayor must seek the powers to to go further.
Our energies are focussed on getting people back into work. But we need a better offer for people working on low incomes better than subsistence.
Liz Kendall's speech to Age UK - full text
The DWP's sanctions regime puts the most vulnerable at risk. The next government - of whatever hue - must do better.
Harriet Harman on the pink bus, Labour's diversity problem, and whether or not feminism is too middle-class nowadays.
David Cameron is under fire for revealing he won't stand for a third term. But it isn't even his biggest mistake this month.
Forget the Tory leadership race. There's a ghost in the Cameron kitchen!
Shadow chancellor opens new dividing line with the Tories by vowing to avoid raising "the tax that hits everyone".
The Prime Minister has taken voters for granted and invited Tory MPs to oust him.
Jeremy Paxman's latest comments about the state of British politics will chill Labour partisans - but Team Miliband aren't worried.
Labour are still haunted by the past, the Conservatives have no plan for housing in the forseeable future, and the first leaders' debates looks likely to be a snoozefest.
Black is white. War is peace. Madness is sanity.
The Conservatives are releasing a poster warning against SNP influence over Labour.
Tories are pushing the Prime Minister to consider how he could work with Salmond's party in a hung parliament.
Russian attempts to blame the West or Ukrainian fascists for the crisis in Ukraine are nonsense, but if we don't stay true to our values, we'll hand the Kremlin another PR victory.
Rochdale Labour MP, Simon Danczuk, said that Labour's north London elite view of the world doesn't play in Rochdale, Rotherham, Rugby - or anywhere else begining with an "r" outside the M25.
The picture at two recent conferences was the same: despair, anger, and a lack of ideas.
The broadcasters have reached an accord over the debates, but who's the winner here?