The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
The Liberal Democrat leader's centrist radicalism gives his party a chance of relevancy.
Research finds that 27 per cent of men still live at home aged 27, compared to only 13 per cent of women. Is this down to material inequality or a crisis of masculinity?
When the Labour leader is re-elected on Saturday, a new struggle for supremacy will begin.
In 1934 it was noted that Muriel Morgan Gibbon had “turned Labour” and “bathes all the year round at Kenwood”.
The legal services market is changing rapidly. With new players - from 'robot' lawyers to the big accountancy firms - entering the market, the sector is now worth more than £25 billion to the UK economy. And UK law firms rank among the best in the world. Yet beneath the economic success story there is still a problem.
A three-way ding-dong between son, mother and me, and all because of an Allen key.
The Housing and Planning Act, regressive legislation that would hit London's poorest hardest, should be opposed in the area where inequality is at its starkest.
We had a terrific time in the Sixties – but at what cost to the millennial generation?
My week, from post-politics retirement to David Cameron’s fatal error – and my spray-tan anxiety.
The stand-up comedian known for her dead-pan delivery of jokes about Islamic State slams the government’s attitude towards people fleeing conflict.
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?