Officers involved in the Eighties probe into Cyril Smith's alleged sex parties with teenage boys were ordered to hand over their evidence, including notebooks, according to BBC Newsnight.
A higher minimum wage for London is good for the city - but crucially, wouldn't hurt workers elsewhere either.
Forget the argument over austerity. Reform of the state should be the central mission of the left.
Devolution of power is Labour's next great mission.
A new study from the Sutton Trust has found that poorer students are considerably less likely to study the A-levels that are required to help them into leading universities.
Is parliament dragging its heels on modern-day slavery because women's domestic "work" is still considered part of the natural order?
Ned Stark and Christian Benteke are in. Gender equality and direct answers are out.
The former candidate for Falkirk, who was reinstated after a vote-rigging scandal, is not included in the Halifax selection list.
The Prime Minister's advisers think keeping him out of the spotlight keeps him fresh in the public mind. But people aren't stupid
The DUP may be a superficially attractive option for Labour or Conservative strategists looking to get legislation over the line - but they are far from an ideal partner.
Rejecting any arrangement with the SNP would make it far harder for the Labour leader to become prime minister in a hung parliament.
Nigel Farage's latest outburst is pretty noxious. But Labour's response is just embarrassing.
A more social democratic Britain can be achieved, and Scottish Labour's recovery set in train, if a deal is done between Labour and the SNP.
The Chancellor later tried to wriggle out of a one-to-one debate, saying that Danny Alexander should also be invited.
Low wages and rising prices are pushing up the cost of in-work benefits. Labour will raise wages and keep the cost of social security down.
Can the SNP win more than 50 seats in May? We run through every seat in Scotland.
David Cameron has muffed his strategy as far as the debates are concerned. Even if he gets away with it, it's a bad sign if he ends up having to renegotiate Britain's relationship with the EU.
The largest falls in the proportions of households that are neither wealthy or poor has been in outer boroughs of London.
This weekend marks four years since the start of the crisis in Syria.
The latest polls show that nothing is changing in Scotland, and why would they?
Michael Gove's speech to the Legatum Institute: the full text.
Smart watches and online rage.
As the election gets closer, Nigel Farage is showing his true face - and Labour must call it for what it is, says Chuka Umunna.
Anoosh Chakelian visits a town made famous for its deprivation in the 1930s and finds parts of it standing tall - and others beaten down by the cuts.
Osborne has at least one big card left to play - but it might help the Conservatives less than they hope.
The cause of electoral reform will be strengthened in the era of multi-party politics, Labour's shadow Business Secretary believes.
Kate Osamor, a trade union activist, is on course to win the Edmonton seat for Labour. She speaks to the New Statesman about her mother's dealings with the party, education and BAME representation.
When local boys in Butetown left to join Isis, the local Muslim community was shell-shocked and villified. But a group of young women is working to make things better.
"When we leave Europe, we'll be able to remove it, and rest assured we will."
A new internal campaign has called Ed Miliband's tuition fee cut a "weak policy" and is calling for the complete abolition of tuition fees.