The fear that voting Ukip would prove a gateway drug for Labour voters appears to be being borne out.
But the sequel to 2014's Indyref may have a very different ending.
The downside of Godwin's Law.
And the former colonial subjects have a less rose-tinted view of the past.
The Ukip leader was his party's unity candidate. But after his defeat in Stoke, the old divisions are beginning to show again
The Lib Dems chalked up impressive results in Stoke and Copeland. But just how much of a fight back is it?
A tarnished symbol of global finance could be remade as a network of local banks.
Even after the Copeland by-election defeat, Labour MPs believe their leader is unassailable.
Unison's general secretary says Jeremy Corbyn is a friend - but must also take responsibility for turning the party's prospects around.
The settled will among Jeremy Corbyn's critics that they need to keep quiet is unlikely to be disrupted by the result.
The two leading candidates represent the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders factions.
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