David Cameron and George Osborne have given joint support for proposals to improve services across the Pennines.
The departure of the party's leader leaves it without an immediately obvious successor.
The Daily Mail and Prime Minister peddling myths about the Welsh NHS won't work in their favour.
The PM found out about the demand several days later than George Osborne.
Rather than waiting for a presidential knight or knightess in shining armour, progressives are getting back to basics and organising from the bottom-up.
A free-market graduate "tax" could be the solution to the university funding problem.
The Chancellor is still confronted by the awkward truth that for most people there is no recovery at all.
At a time when the Prime Minister is under intense pressure over Europe, the British government is facing a heavy surcharge.
The Unite head's comments suggest the shadow health secretary could win his support in a future leadership contest.
The Labour leader aims to position his party as the only one offering "credible" change.
We can't forget how many policies the Lib Dems have happily supported that are against the grain of everything we thought they believed in.
A new inquiry into Britain's work problems presents a vision of workplace citizenship.
Health service leaders have released a report calling for drastic changes; could this help Ed Miliband on the way to the election?
Ukip may have contaminated the eurosceptic brand, but there are other factors at play.
"Oh, look! Ukip's doing something funny again!" stories only really work to overshadow the party's actual failings.
The Labour leader repelled Cameron's assault by declaring: "Instead of smearing the NHS in Wales, he should be saving the NHS in England".
The US Secretary of State has appointed former senator and presidential hopeful, Gary Hart, as his “personal representative” on Northern Ireland. Why?
A high-resolution photograph of a party adviser holding manifesto proposals reveals the Lib Dems' plans.
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.
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.
GPs face low morale, extra responsibilities and the largest patient load ever – it’s time for government to let them get back to seeing patients.
Our experts are being drowned out by baying, panicked mobs, and in this increasingly voter-pleasing landscape, it’s the loudest who wins.
Ukip, whose EU political group recently collapsed, does a deal with a far-right Polish politician to keep its funding.
The government’s stance on immigration is a source of much shame for many MEPs in Europe.
Ed Miliband has reshuffled the lower tiers of his frontbench team.
Alan Milburn's call to reset the 2020 target to end child poverty is both necessary and regrettable.
The Labour London mayoral hopeful wants higher tax bands introduced by local councils.
The Labour leader's plan to raise the main rate to £8 by 2020 is more radical than Milburn suggests.
In its major housing review, Labour seems to be ruling out borrowing more to pay for increased investment. This could be a mistake.
Simply marching, having trade union general secretaries endorse you, and having essentially symbolic strikes cannot defeat austerity politics.