When the NHS was founded, chronic illnesses and long-term care were non-issues. Adapting to the new reality means big changes are needed.
The Conservatives are exploiting Labour's weaknesses and addressing their own.
For Labour's young members, Jeremy Corbyn feels like the fresh start the party needs, says Rhiannion Lucy Cosslett.
Read: the full text of Chuka Umunna's speech to the Progressive Policy Institute.
Why Bristol will be resisting plans to extend Sunday trading hours, and why the government should prioritise the "social recovery" that David Cameron previously said was his mission.
A first look at this week's issue.
Increasing the amount of money ringfenced for genuine investment, rather than further cuts to corporation tax, is a better idea, argues Jolyon Maugham.
Labour's only living election winner has cautioned the party against a lurch to the left.
A YouGov poll for the Times confirms figures seen by the New Statesman - the veteran left-winger is far ahead in overall votes, and would win a run-off with Andy Burnham.
Politics, marriage, and identity.
Harriet Harman has suffered a blow over the Welfare Bill - but she didn't have a lot of other options.
The Mayor of London is missing a meeting of the world's mayors at the Vatican to discuss climate change with the Pope. Why?
The last election showed that London is not a Conservative city - and is there for the taking, argues the Greens' Sian Berry.
The psychological evidence is that sharing the facts doesn't change people's minds.
I've long opposed the single currency for Britain. But a middle way has to be found between leaving the European Union and being trapped by the single currency, and not just for the UK, argues Molly Scott Cato.
Voting against further increases to the personal allowance would expose George Osborne's rhetoric for what it is.
Last night's hustings were a vital step forward - but there is a lot of work to be done to restore Labour's relations with the community.
The opposition is badly split as MPs reject acting leader Harriet Harman's call to abstain.
I've interviewed Andy Burnham. He's a great guy, but if he doesn't fix his relationship with the Sun, he's doomed, says broadcaster Tom Latchem.
David Cameron's speech was billed as a drastic break from the past. But the reality is this speech could easily have been delivered by Tony Blair or Gordon Brown.
Leadership candidate accepts Harman's position but says he will oppose the bill at Third Reading in the absence of "major changes".
What Labour needs is a competent team capable to winning back the centre ground. Jeremy Corbyn would keep Labour out of power for decades, warns Keiran Pedley.
Crime is not so much down, as changing, and the government can't get to grips with it, say Jack Dromey and Ron Hogg.
The new Lib Dem leader, who is a Christian, has been criticised for his stance on abortion and gay marriage. On Friday Channel 4's Cathy Newman asked him three times if he believed that gay sex was sinful.
From the beginning, the BBC has had a brief to educate, inform and entertain. That last one isn't an afterthought.
Eight council leaders from the capital explain why they're backing Liz Kendall to lead Labour back into power.
The Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury lashes out at the Health Secretary.
The Labour MP Simon Danczuk, who himself has a northern accent, finds leadership candidate Andy Burnham's call for more regional accents in the shadow cabinet patronising.
Labour leadership frontrunner will seek "reassurance" that party will challenge two-child tax credit limit at commitee stage.
It's good news that a deal has been reached between Greece and its creditors. But the details of this deal are not good.