Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
We can't forget how many policies the Lib Dems have happily supported that are against the grain of everything we thought they believed in.
A new inquiry into Britain's work problems presents a vision of workplace citizenship.
Health service leaders have released a report calling for drastic changes; could this help Ed Miliband on the way to the election?
Trailing to Ukip on immigration and to Labour on the NHS, the Conservatives' best hope may be an economic slowdown that persuades voters the storm has not passed.
Ukip may have contaminated the eurosceptic brand, but there are other factors at play.
"Oh, look! Ukip's doing something funny again!" stories only really work to overshadow the party's actual failings.
The Labour leader repelled Cameron's assault by declaring: "Instead of smearing the NHS in Wales, he should be saving the NHS in England".
The US Secretary of State has appointed former senator and presidential hopeful, Gary Hart, as his “personal representative” on Northern Ireland. Why?
A high-resolution photograph of a party adviser holding manifesto proposals reveals the Lib Dems' plans.
The government’s independent inquiry into alleged historic child abuse cases can’t seem to find a chair who isn’t linked to the establishment.
David Cameron gives a peerage to Sir Andrew Green of MigrationWatch, which has caused controversy with its use of data, and harsh proposals regarding immigration.
There have always been people in Britain who are hungry, and those who have tried to feed them. Recently, the rise of the Trussell Trust Foodbank Network has brought the issue of hunger and its causes to public attention. What do foodbanks tell us about Britain today?
GPs face low morale, extra responsibilities and the largest patient load ever – it’s time for government to let them get back to seeing patients.
Our experts are being drowned out by baying, panicked mobs, and in this increasingly voter-pleasing landscape, it’s the loudest who wins.
Ukip, whose EU political group recently collapsed, does a deal with a far-right Polish politician to keep its funding.
The government’s stance on immigration is a source of much shame for many MEPs in Europe.
Ed Miliband has reshuffled the lower tiers of his frontbench team.
Alan Milburn's call to reset the 2020 target to end child poverty is both necessary and regrettable.
The Labour London mayoral hopeful wants higher tax bands introduced by local councils.
It’s exactly as bad as you are imagining.
The Labour leader's plan to raise the main rate to £8 by 2020 is more radical than Milburn suggests.
In its major housing review, Labour seems to be ruling out borrowing more to pay for increased investment. This could be a mistake.
Simply marching, having trade union general secretaries endorse you, and having essentially symbolic strikes cannot defeat austerity politics.
We need a mayor who works to help Londoners with second jobs, not those with second homes.
Pledge will be funded through £750m raised by new windfall levy on tobacco firms.
The Tory lurch to the right has shattered the cross-party consensus on climate change policy
As the Greens are experiencing a surge, we ask who the main players are in what could end up being the “Ukip of the left”.
Why the collapse of Ukip's EU political group is good news for the UK and Europe.
Both parties will be portrayed as unserious and lacking in credibility.