The Conservative Party's lady troubles, Mark Lawson on the Monty Python reunion and the government's emergency data laws.
Health Secretary agrees to look at Labour MP's plan to raise National Insurance to fund higher spending.
A new study hints at sexism in the press.
New research suggests we are defined by the political events we experience between 14 and 24. But they may only shape us so much – voters appear to drift to the right over time.
Business minister, who recently returned from maternity leave, would replace Ed Davey.
Labour is right to focus on rescuing the NHS from the harm done by this government, but must face the truth that it was the party that introduced private finance into the health service in the first place.
None of the official wage measures include the self-employed – who are 4.5m people – one in seven of all workers.
The PM and Nick Clegg will unveil new emergency powers to protect the police’s right to access our data. Labour is to accept the bill, which is a good move.
The TUC’s calculation that public sector workers are on average £2,245 worse off in real terms since this government came to power is timely, and explains today's strikes.
Despite the media assault on Miliband and the strengthening economic recovery, the party is seven points ahead.
Carbon Capture and Storage is key to decarbonisation – but it is being neglected by the coalition.
Iain Duncan Smith said that the business case for universal credit has been approved by the Treasury, but only up to 2015.
In defence of Westminster's weekly Punch and Judy session.
A first look at this week's magazine.
The PM's blast at Miliband over tomorrow's strike secured him victory.
If Labour’s campaign proves substandard in ten months, the reasons will lie far deeper than hedge fund managers bankrolling the Conservatives.
It's time for the PM to sack the Environment Secretary, argue campaigners.
Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor hits out at the deputy Labour leader for comments about sexism in politics. But female politicians' personal anecdotes are important and shouldn't be stifled.
The capacity for longer-term, cross-cutting policy development has to be part of the core offer the Cabinet Secretary makes to an incoming prime minister.
The government has made progress on the urgent crisis of antimicrobial resistance, but sustained public pressure is still needed, says Zac Goldsmith.
Where is the centre ground in British politics? A recent comment from Peter Mandelson, a once powerful and still perennial political figure, has sparked another round of answers to this eternal question.
Labour still has much to do to combat the vampire squid of austerity thinking that threatens to suck the lifeblood out of UK politics.
The idea of middle class decline is too often met with derision, especially among progressives, but all our politicians should be talking about it.
The Chancellor's personal approval ratings move in line with the government's, and a strong year of growth has reversed his dire ratings.
Tessa Munt MP, who has been campaigning for a full inquiry into child abuse allegations, reveals that she has been a victim of child abuse.
Labour’s first radical health policy was a promise of survival through medical crises; today's updated version should be a pledge to deliver not only longer lives but healthier lives for all.
Ministers' claims contradicted as civil service head says "we shouldn't beat about the bush: it hasn't been signed off".
The shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna on why Labour's plans for regional growth are a better solution than the government's flagship Regional Growth Fund.
A professor, a pollster and a journalist hashed out the question at Chatham House last week.
During a statement in parliament today, the Home Secretary addressed allegations of historical Westminster child sex abuse cases.