Despite their party's abysmal poll ratings, MPs find cause for optimism on the campaign trail.
The Labour leader turned to song to cheer up the woman, whose home in Cockermouth has been flooded.
This week's New Statesman podcast explores how Momentum is transforming British politics, and the impact of Donald Trump's anti-Muslim remarks.
Advances in medical technologies offer great potential to our health service, but they can require many years of investment and R&D before they hit the market. The government is taking steps to address this, but there is a role for other players too.
The party's Northern Irish branch has rebelled against the leadership, raising the prospect of a split.
Now Jeremy Corbyn is Labour leader, the new socialist party launched by Ken Loach in 2013 is struggling to define itself.
How does Daesh manage the territory under its control?
Without the European Union, the deals that Tory ministers would sign would be even worse, says Molly Scott Cato.
Since their victory, the Conservatives have introduced a battery of measures to weaken the opposition and reduce accountability.
The village of Idomeni is just one example.
Residents and business are suffering due to David Cameron's indecision.
Twenty years ago, Labour won a landslide on a tide of optimism. Where did it all go wrong?
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