A Brexit is UKIP’s big selling point, but an EU withdrawal isn’t as popular as they think.
UKIP's clear belief that the UK public wants out of the EU isn't based on facts.
Hundreds more migrants rescued as they flee violence and conflict in Africa.
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It remains to be seen whether the EU's narrow approach can prevent further deaths in the Mediterranean.
The EU needs to agree a concrete migration policy.
EPA/Alessandro Di Meo
Mass migration from outside the EU has proved too hard a problem for the community to handle.
There are nationalists, and then there are nationalists.
The SNP, Plaid Cymru and UKIP are the new faces in the UK election in 2015 but they reflect a wider change.
Move over, multiverse theory.
ESA and the Planck Collaboration
Astronomers have found a giant void in space that explains a mysterious cold spot in the sky. But the search is already on for other voids – and finding them could undermine the discovery.
So you see Nicola, the plan is to drag your name through the mud.
Nicola Sturgeon faces daily attacks for undermining England. But The Conservatives are hitting new lows with their latest proposal.
Leanne Wood has been putting Plaid’s policies forward to the public - but do they stand up to expert scrutiny?
Our experts check if Plaid Cyrmu's policies measure up.
Cameron puts on his best stern face.
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The Conservatives set themselves up for an ongoing battle with the EU.
Britannia rule the waves – subject to spending priorities.
The Conservatives can't quite figure out how to both cut defence spending and procure new kit the UK can actually use.
No laughing matter. Workers with benefits.
The problems with benefits lie outside the system, while more and more of us are being dragged into its orbit.
Labour’s defence policy might sound good, but it’s mainly empty rhetoric.
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On defence, the Labour manifesto is full of fine words, but lacking in substance.
How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is.
to have a thankless child!
Jean-Marie and Marine need to split up in a way that benefits them both.
Syrians in Jordan protest ongoing chemical attacks.
Months after Syria's chemical weapons stockpile was destroyed, chlorine attacks are continuing – and there's little sign of any war crimes charges materialising.
Fish can suffocate too.
The oxygen is being sucked out of the ocean, and while much of it is happening far below the surface, it will still affect us above.
Plaid Cymru will appeal to voters who oppose austerity.
Plaid's numbers on growth add up, but their policies could end up costing the taxpayer.
More expensive than the Queen.
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We know much about the economic costs of sustained drinking but little about binge drinking. A new piece of research counts the cost.
Damage from a Boko Haram bomb in Maiduguiri that claimed 51 lives.
As Nigeria goes to the polls, the fight against Boko Haram may be reaching a turning point – but in whose favour?
Podemos’s Teresa Rodriguez addresses supporters.
Will Spain's general election really be an anti-austerity wave – or something much more messy?
The Trident-class nuclear submarine Vanguard. The Scottish National Party want the weapons system to be scrapped.
Nicola Sturgeon has set out her Scottish National Party's opposition to renewing Britain's nuclear deterrent. Will it cost that much?
Martti Ahtisaari, former president of Finland, meets South Korean foreign minister Yun Byung-Se.
South Korean politicians are letting their own ambitions stall progress.