Cameron fears the collapse of the coalition. Labour fears a more popular centre-left leader.
Tim Wigmore visits Stoke-on-Trent to investigate the reasons for the BNP's decline - and wonders whether Ukip stand to benefit.
Targets are missed on two fronts, with net migration up by 212,000 and borrowing up by £1.9bn.
The party needs large gains to demonstrate that it can win the general election and to compensate for possible defeat to Ukip in the Europeans.
Labour's preoccupation with policy too often resembles a displacement activity to avoid the thornier issues of leadership and economic competence.
The party's pledge to build 300,000 homes a year is barely known.
It's not anti-immigrant populism Scots are immune to, it's English nationalism.
The Labour leader won't U-turn if Ukip win the European elections.
The Chancellor's denouncement of those who want to "pull up the drawbridge and shut Britain off from the world" applies to a significant number in his own party.
A new poll shows the party trails in 25 must-win Conservative seats.
Labour leader will travel across five regions to promote ten "cost-of-living" pledges.
There are some sectors that could easily afford to pay workers more.
The Labour leader is being pushed to be less ambiguous in his criticism of the Ukip leader.
David Cameron likes to boast that there are more women in the workplace than ever. But for too many, life is getting harder.
The latest polls all show the Scottish independence campaign losing ground.
AstraZeneca rejects Pfizer's final offer for the company.
The minimum wage will rise faster than median earnings over the next parliament.
By acknowledging where we went wrong and setting out a different approach, Ed Miliband has given us a route back into the national conversation.
Mutuals are best placed to initiate a system of healthcare that delivers personalised, holistic care in a cost-effective manner.
Party president also says Lib Dems will not withdraw from the coalition.
Across radically different economies, there are powerful, populist pushes for a higher wage floor.
The more parties, broadcasters and papers pile in, the greater the danger of a non-agreement.
What the Obama strategist told Labour during his visit to London.
Too many are risking death so that the world's richest sport can hold a festival.
Shadow cabinet members believe the the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Offices and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport should go.
The shadow London minister will set out a comprehensive programme to tackle racial division in a speech tonight.
The nuclear weapons system is a red-line issue for the nationalist grassroots.
It would enhance his bargaining power, while the Tories can remind him that they allowed a vote on AV.
The lifting of restrictions has had no significant impact on the number working in the UK.
As the highest earners have gained, the bottom 90 per cent have seen their share of income shrink.