I squinted. Apart from a gleam of turquoise, the view was of one big cloud. Slowly the words started to form in my head. Just. Like. Scotland.
A mere change at the top of the Scottish Labour party, or a fall in oil prices, won't change hearts or minds.
Labour's national agenda sets a promising direction - but London's next Mayor must seek the powers to to go further.
Our energies are focussed on getting people back into work. But we need a better offer for people working on low incomes better than subsistence.
Alex Salmond, former First Minister of Scotland, tells the New Statesman that the SNP will not let David Cameron return to power.
Liz Kendall's speech to Age UK - full text
"Can we do a deal? You promise no booing, no jeering?!"
An adoring crowd hung on the former First Minister’s words at a book signing last night.
The DWP's sanctions regime puts the most vulnerable at risk. The next government - of whatever hue - must do better.
Harriet Harman on the pink bus, Labour's diversity problem, and whether or not feminism is too middle-class nowadays.
David Cameron is under fire for revealing he won't stand for a third term. But it isn't even his biggest mistake this month.
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