Britain's low productivity has become the fashionable malaise as far as our commentators are concerned. But the real problem is austerity.
David Cameron's "final offer" will achieve what he wants, and kill off the televised debates. That's bad news for Ed Miliband and the voters - and the Prime Minister might just regret it.
Zero hours contracts are widely used in the care sector, where women make up the majority of the workforce.
The former PM confirms last year's New Statesman story by giving £1,000 to each of the party's 106 target seat candidates.
The SNP lead are set to win more than 50 of Scotland’s 59 seats, including Charles Kennedy’s and possibly even Jim Murphy’s.
More than 500 pundits, mostly academics, have offered their election predictions. Their forecasts don’t quite add up.
Participating in a live webchat on the popular forum, Mumsnet, the leader of the Green party conceded that her favourite biscuits are macaroons, as she can't eat gluten.
Andrew Mitchell's two-year legal battle has ended in the Sutton Coldfield MP paying £80,000 in damages.
We can learn a lot from how other countries have tackled this tricky issue in recent years
A first look at this week's issue.
The independence referendum in Scotland has created the opportunity to revitalise British democracy
Miliband's arguments were by far the stronger but at no point did the PM appear truly uncomfortable.
David Cameron's u-turn and Ukip's adoration of them has grammar schools back in the headlines. But they don't work and they shouldn't be the priority – and I should know.
There is some truth in the rumour that the Green MP clashes with her party leader, but so far it’s not personal.
The Coalition has fallen asleep at the wheel as far as clamping down on driver safety is concerned. A Labour government would do things differently.
8,000 children on free school meals make the top grades at primary school but just 900 will end up at Britain's top universities. That has to change.
In the event of a hung parliament, the former First Minister is likely to be the SNP MP to do the deals.
Chuka Umunna and Roberto Mangabeira Unger set out a five point plan to overcome the constraint low productivity imposes on national prosperity.
British democracy faces a challenge: change or die
The codebreaker, Alan Turing, received a posthumous royal pardon in December 2013. But now his relatives are campaigning for the pardon to be extended to all gay men convicted under gross indecency laws.
"Burning hatred for the Tory party".
The cast of Channel 4’s hit show talk politics.
75 per cent of Labour's parliamentary candidates oppose renewing Britain's nuclear deterrent - including some in the party's safest seats.
Gisela Stuart, Labour's MP for Birmingham Edgbaston has said that the party should not dismiss the possibility of doing a deal with the Tories, in the form of a "grand coalition".
International development has become the subject of cosy consensus. A new pamphlet aims to put that right
Supporters of the three anti-Conservative parties must put aside the disagreements of the last five years - and vote tactically
Shorn of its government funding and now reliant on the licence fee, the BBC World Service is in grave danger. Britain could pay a heavy price for letting it go extinct
The Green party's plea for its leader and its MP to appear in one debate each has been declined by the broadcasters.
Political fashion has never been straightforward.
As the activists' darling launches his re-election campaign in the Lake District, he struggles to deflect questions about his next move.