Looking for a reason to vote? Scotland’s greatest philosopher might have the answer.
Those who loathe politicians may be right or wrong, but no greater an authority than David Hume would still say you should vote for them.
But what do we get for it, Dave?
Some say that sharing is caring. But when it comes to party political publications, sharing on social media is careless. No matter how much you agree with Labour’s latest poster or the Greens’ latest video…
Faceless, but essential?
The backroom staff of our biggest bureaucracies are an easy political target, but making good on promises for cuts is harder than it looks.
The faces of a new government?
A coalition negotiation has unfolded live on TV, and the incumbents quickly became irrelevant.
The PM chose Glasgow to unveil the Scottish Tory manifesto.
The SNP are the only major party that is yet to show its manifesto hand. Here's why it's probably not worth changing your plans to read it.
The good life?
Our experts analyse the evidence on the Conservatives' big ticket policies.
Too good to be true?
Cameron spoke with considerable authority, and apparent sincerity. The problem lay not in the style, but rather the content.
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron outside Number 10 Downing Street, where he’ll be able to remain should there be a hung parliament.
Britain looks set for another hung parliament after the May 7 election – a prospect that gets people surprisingly muddled. Australia could teach Britain's leaders a lesson in caretaker governments.
Learn from the master, chaps.
From campaign buses to photo ops, the late Tory leader set the tone for the 2015 election.
Going it alone?
Will no one come to the rescue of Britain’s beleaguered political pundits? Seemingly not. Those revered traditional game-changers of UK elections – the budget, a bruising interview with Jeremy Paxman…
Has the SNP leader just been skewered or slandered?
The SNP leader stands accused of lying to the electorate about which party she wants to lead the next government. Here's the problem with the argument.
The SNP and Plaid leaders worked together to show up the pack.
It nearly didn’t happen, but for the first time ever, the British public has heard from seven party leaders in one TV debate. And for the first time ever, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon…
The nats are coming, nae need tae fret.
The Tories have been making great hay out of fears that the Scottish nationalists could cause havoc after the election. Here are three reasons why it's not worth worrying about.
Have the wards filled up with more doctors and nurses?
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David Cameron says there are 9,000 more doctors and 7,000 more nurses than in 2010. He is right?
Walk, don’t run, Ed.
After more than six months of unofficial campaigning, the three biggest parties have left the starting blocks in the race to Number 10. The first exchanges showed that David Cameron and Ed Miliband were…
Is it really the end of the affair?
After the 2010 election, the coalition promptly ordered a huge review of the EU. Then it spent years ignoring the findings.
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Entertaining? Hell yes!
There's not much to be gained for major party leaders, but small parties have all to play for.
Sorry Ed, Paxman was the real star of the show.
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Jeremy Paxman might be a bully, but his confrontational style makes for a great show.
Meet Dave, the former lobbyist who promised to sort out political lobbying.
Five years ago the prime minister was elected on promises that he would clean up lobbying. The result is a big disappointment.
David Cameron faces a grilling from Paxman.
In their first TV appearance of the election campaign, both party leaders took tough questions from Jeremy Paxman.