In an era of executions and transportation, 19th century courts were surprisingly laissez-faire about acid attacks.
In February 1974, the-then Conservative Prime Minister Ted Heath famously went to the country on the question of ‘who governs Britain?’ In 2015 David Cameron appears to be fighting a campaign on the question of ‘who governs England.’
The 21-year-old CEO of one of them thinks you can’t just focus on policies, even in impartial vote-matching programmes.
Across the political spectrum, we are seeing the beginnings of a decent offer of childcare that addresses the anachronistic divide between work and family. Despite the differences in detail, these pledges show the tide is turning for childcare.
Boom and bump.
The international trade lawyer and wife of the Deputy Prime Minister discusses election campaign scrutiny, defending her husband's record, and protecting her family from the public eye.
Labour do best, the Greens scrape a pass, the Liberals make the right noises and Ukip have nothing to say.
We are running the parties' manifestos through Democracy 3, an election simulation video game. Here's what happens if the Tories win...
The National Health Service will be on the ballot paper in May, and its continued survival is vital to the preservation of the Union.
The SNP's manifesto, far from a ransom note, is easily reconciliable with Labour's fiscal plans. The bigger fear is that none of the parties are planning for what happens if the economy takes a turn for the worse.
Clegg’s tactic for the election is to pitch his party as the necessary bulk needed to eke out a full government. Much like whoever did the budgeting in the Conservative manifesto, the Liberal Democrats are here just to make up the numbers.