The government will granted a half-day debate to the DUP just a week before the elections to Stormont.
Twelve months ago, Nicola Sturgeon was popular, but not that popular; widely respected, but very much a Scottish rather than a UK politician. Now she has triumphed, personally and politically.
We spoke to women who had terminations about their experiences of anti-abortion protesters who run vigils outside clinics - and found they were less worried by gruesome images of foetuses than by the presence of cameras.
By misusing the structures of the devolved assembly, the DUP could upset a fragile peace.
Even Boris Johnson sees the benefits.
Both Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson won by tapping into one part of London - but as the city changes, that won't work for their successors.
Pets look like their owners - and pet projects reveal much about the politicians who create them.
Housing is set to be the battleground as Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith compete to see who can call City Hall "home" in 2016.
Labour have long feared that devolving abortion would lead to its use being restricted - but the evidence that it would is sketchy.
Will the SNP collapse under the weight of its own contradictions before it achieves its goal of independence?
If giving good conference speeches and writing well made a Mayor, Boris Johnson would be the best there's ever been. But unfortunately, there's a bit more required.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?