Markets like to know who’s coming and going.
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Markets hate uncertainty and the economic data reflects the turbulent nature of British politics.
Hitting a moving target is hard, and young people don't always do what's expected.
Starting them young.
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Younger voters have been patronised and overlooked for too long – and when politics is meaningful for them, they take part with gusto.
When can we expect the first results and which are the seats to watch? Plan your night with our guide.
Social care needs taking care of.
Theresa May's U-turn on social care funding shows how hard it is to fix. But there is a logical solution.
The UK has had a chronic lack of investment.
Dealing with the UK's chronic lack of investment is as important as getting the Brexit negotiations right – and much more important than balancing the books.
The decision not to take action against a number of election candidates is not a whitewash, but it shows that the law needs a rethink.
Andy Burnham, the new Mayor of Greater Manchester, talking at an event at Salford University in March.
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What we can learn from the election of the new 'metro mayors' and why there are reasons to be cheerful.
It’s there. It’s right there!
It accounts for a huge proportion of votes, yet parties rarely offer English-specific policies.
A strong and stable leader?
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Expert analysis of that infamous Brexit spat, tactical voting and Diane Abbott's media meltdown.
Cities could be viewed as under-performing brands – ripe for a bit of focused investment and visible leadership from the new metro mayors.
The only way to break the emerging rightist hegemony.
It will take bravery and vision, but a deal between opposition parties is the only sensible way to respond to a changed political landscape.
They were way off in 2015 and for the forthcoming election in June it's worth knowing why.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election.
Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
May does not need an election to deliver Brexit.
Theresa May has read the economic runes – and called an election while she still confidently can.
It's the biggest financial penalty ever paid by a British political party. Here's how the story unfolded.
Passports for polling booths should not be a vote winner.
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The working-class son of a bus driver has been elected to one of the most important roles in UK politics.
In for the count.
The picture hasn't shifted much in local councils – but that will cause concern in Labour and sighs of relief among Conservatives.
A smattering of applause for Jeremy Corbyn.
It could have been worse, it could have been better. So the party will simply continue to squabble with itself.