North Rhine-Westphalia could provide a model.
Political expediency trumps the needs of the most desperate.
With Ukip’s noisy presence in the European Parliament, and Tory euroscepticism rampant at home, is Labour prepared to speak sense on Britain’s EU membership?
Labour's unclear opposition to academies could drag high-performing chains like ARK back under local bureaucracy.
The gender pay gap is widening again and the Chancellor’s Budgets have hit women a staggering four times harder than men.
Is this election unpredictable? Are the main parties in good shape? We expand on Biteback's election guide.
How a four-day working week would improve our country's health and happiness.
Absent-minded protagonists? The UK parties are contributing to a political crisis in Northern Ireland.
David Cameron and George Osborne have given joint support for proposals to improve services across the Pennines.
The departure of the party's leader leaves it without an immediately obvious successor.
The Daily Mail and Prime Minister peddling myths about the Welsh NHS won't work in their favour.
The PM found out about the demand several days later than George Osborne.
Rather than waiting for a presidential knight or knightess in shining armour, progressives are getting back to basics and organising from the bottom-up.
Miliband may have to offer the SNP another referendum, or the Lib Dems work with Ukip, for any coalition to manage a majority next year.
A free-market graduate "tax" could be the solution to the university funding problem.
The Chancellor is still confronted by the awkward truth that for most people there is no recovery at all.
Nonetheless, if the current proposals to include fan reps on club boards go through, it will be a significant breakthrough for the sport.
At a time when the Prime Minister is under intense pressure over Europe, the British government is facing a heavy surcharge.
The Unite head's comments suggest the shadow health secretary could win his support in a future leadership contest.
Nuclear versus wind, the Tories, Ukip and immigration.
The Labour leader aims to position his party as the only one offering "credible" change.
We can't forget how many policies the Lib Dems have happily supported that are against the grain of everything we thought they believed in.
A new inquiry into Britain's work problems presents a vision of workplace citizenship.
Health service leaders have released a report calling for drastic changes; could this help Ed Miliband on the way to the election?
Ukip may have contaminated the eurosceptic brand, but there are other factors at play.
"Oh, look! Ukip's doing something funny again!" stories only really work to overshadow the party's actual failings.
The Labour leader repelled Cameron's assault by declaring: "Instead of smearing the NHS in Wales, he should be saving the NHS in England".
A first look at this week’s magazine.
The US Secretary of State has appointed former senator and presidential hopeful, Gary Hart, as his “personal representative” on Northern Ireland. Why?