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.
The public trust local government. It's time for George Osborne to do the same.
The Richmond MP and anti-Heathrow campaigner will face Sadiq Khan in 2016.
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