World powers should follow the conciliatory approach of South Korea, not its tempestuous neighbour.
Labour didn't quite collapse in Wales - but all signs point to a difficult general election in its strongest historical bastion
Voters can in theory vote tactically with more precision. But in reality, it denies voters the choice of candidates and parties they deserve.
The local election results show how Theresa May has elevated voting Tory into a patriotic duty.
For some former Labour and Lib Dem supporters, Ukip has been a "gateway drug" to voting Tory. But, as last night's election results show, others have gone straight for the hard stuff.
Neither party can expect to make any gains at the general election.
By donning Nigel Farage's clothes, Theresa May has managed to take his votes, and with them, the key to Downing Street.
The results as they happen – live!
History suggests that Labour will do worse in the general election than it will in today's local elections.
MPs have proved ineffective against the tides of globalisation and post-industrialisation.
Campaigns don't really matter, and the Liberal Democrats will do better than the polls suggest.