David Cameron and his party look short of the seats they need for a majority.
After winning a 21-seat majority, Brown invited the Lib Dems to join a centre-left coalition.
The post-election outlook for Labour's left isn't a promising one.
Lord Paul has been described as the "Labour Ashcroft", yet the differences between them are stark.
The Cameron-Brown-Clegg showdowns can't come soon enough. I'll probably buy the DVD box set.
The government is right not to reveal the reason why Jon Venables, one of the killers of the toddler James Bulger in Merseyside in 1993, has been returned to prison.
Andrew Adonis's ambitious high-speed rail project proves that there are still good ideas coming from
Another day, another shambles. And I'm lying low when who should, to use a Rawnsleyism, sashay into my office but Carol Vorderman.
Douglas Alexander and Ed Miliband are not only spearheading Labour’s election campaign, but leading
The English Defence League marches on parliament.
Big brother must be green with envy at Miliband Jr's popularity. Ed, the Climate Secretary, is now so hot that fans give him the full pop-star treatment.
"Let me assure you, we will be watching you very closely," said Gove to one of those faceless females who are drafted in to present Newsnight at the last minute, when it becomes obvious that Paxo has ordered a second
The shadow chancellor still has no credible plan to raise growth or lower unemployment.
Could Labour seize a surprise election victory? Cabinet ministers and pollsters reveal how the party
Derek Simpson, Britain’s most powerful trade union leader, says that the unions shouldn’t talk to th
Cameron's team sees itself as the good guys but, viewed from the outside, the whole system is decomp
The Tories may have appropriated Barack Obama's "vote for change" slogan but they remain the party o
Gordon's not a Gorgon
I am not surprised that Gordon Brown has got a boost in the polls after his Piers Morgan interview. I thought he did himself a lot of good.
"Did you fall asleep on the sunbed or is this new look intentional?" I asked, looking up from my copy of the less-for-the-same Observer.
Corby was once a thriving town, but then a Tory government set about “deindustrialising” the steel r
The former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith talks about his “Damascene” conversion and how the “sharp b
Here are three arguments for voting Tory in the forthcoming election. First, a hung parliament might spook the markets, causing a run on the pound and a refusal to buy UK government bonds.
In the mid-1980s, when I was working for the BBC and buying my first flat in London, it seemed that my generation was having a much harder time of it than the cohort just ahead of us.
The party knows what it wants – grammar schools, immigration controls, spending cuts. But does the l
The Poundbury Toryism of Zac Goldsmith and his posh pals is ripe for caricature, writes George Walde
“This recession wasn’t caused by unions, it was bankers”
George Osborne and Liam Fox are once more a happy couple of neocons after a Tory kiss-and-make-up to rival that of John and Toni Terry.