Sinn Féin won't take their seats at Westminster. So what is their manifesto for? Mainly, it's a dry run for the contests that really matter to the party in 2016.
Good response on the #labourdoorstep? Here's what really happened on the doors this week.
Labour leader accuses Cameron of presiding over the "biggest loss of influence for our country in a generation" through "small-minded isolationism".
The Internet is awash with vote-matching apps. But who uses them - and which party benefits most?
The shadow chancellor emphasises growth while the IFS emphasises austerity.
Laura Gozzi talks to Paul Birch, the Bebo founder turned party leader for Cista, the Cannabis is Safer Than Alcohol party.
A "vote-swapping" website lets you get around the first past the post system.
In an election defined by populist parties, Plaid Cymru have failed to break out of their heartlands. Why not?
The election in Tower Hamlets has been declared void and will be re-run.
An ageing population is bad news for the young.
The party is forecast to spend less than Labour and the Lib Dems by the end of the parliament through slower but longer austerity.
Roy Mason, Labour's Northern Ireland Secretary from 1976 to 1979, has died. His legacy, sadly, is still with us.
Winning the popular vote may appear to give Labour or the Tories greater legitimacy. But it is seats that will determine who governs.
The BBC's Daily Politics debate was a familiar scene: of a political class unable to communicate its plans to the voters
The crossbench peer and lager tycoon Karan Bilimoria lashes out at the government’s immigration rhetoric, calls our levels of defence spending "dangerous", and questions Ed Miliband's knowledge of business.
Senior Conservatives are drawing comfort from Binyamin Netanyhu's late comeback in the Israeli elections.
At the start of the parliament, Jaywick was ranked the most deprived area in Britain. Coalition policies have left their mark.
In February 1974, the-then Conservative Prime Minister Ted Heath famously went to the country on the question of ‘who governs Britain?’ In 2015 David Cameron appears to be fighting a campaign on the question of ‘who governs England.’
The 21-year-old CEO of one of them thinks you can’t just focus on policies, even in impartial vote-matching programmes.
Across the political spectrum, we are seeing the beginnings of a decent offer of childcare that addresses the anachronistic divide between work and family. Despite the differences in detail, these pledges show the tide is turning for childcare.
The international trade lawyer and wife of the Deputy Prime Minister discusses election campaign scrutiny, defending her husband's record, and protecting her family from the public eye.
Labour do best, the Greens scrape a pass, the Liberals make the right noises and Ukip have nothing to say.
Miliband is acquiescing in a rightward-shift in political rhetoric on immigration.
The SNP's manifesto, far from a ransom note, is easily reconciliable with Labour's fiscal plans. The bigger fear is that none of the parties are planning for what happens if the economy takes a turn for the worse.
Clegg’s tactic for the election is to pitch his party as the necessary bulk needed to eke out a full government. Much like whoever did the budgeting in the Conservative manifesto, the Liberal Democrats are here just to make up the numbers.
There is a Commons majority for Trident and the party couldn't amend Budgets in the way it hopes.
A new poll confirms what the Conservatives been saying privately, and bodes ill for Labour after the election.
For all the Conservative scaremongering, it is their victory, not Miliband's, that will be cheered in the Kremlin
Germany and Sweden have both recently been governered by parties that finished second.