The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
Getting locked out on the coldest night of the year lead Laurie Penny to an unexpected encounter with two Brexiteers.
Both Ukip and the Liberal Democrats could thrive through their unambiguous positions.
The party held Copeland by just 2,564 votes in 2015.
Democracy is the will of the people but what if the people have little clue as to what they are doing?
Theresa May's actions to date do not match her early rhetoric.
The funding cutbacks to the criminal justice system require an urgent re-think.
It is possible for the party to be tolerant and fair whilst addressing people’s concerns on freedom of movement.
If the EU begins on a path of reform, and withdrawal looks unattractive, Britain could pull back.
Resistance is growing in low-wage and precarious sectors.
The German Chancellor defends her refugee policy after being accused of allowing terrorism "to thrive".
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