The world may feel polarised, but most people chop and change their views.
We like to think that our political views are well reasoned and backed by evidence. But research shows how easily we all succumb to cognitive biases to justify our own deeply held views.
Labour once claimed racial equality as its turf, but the Tories are fighting back to woo this key demographic.
Opiates have emerged as a significant threat to public health in the UK.
In this new world where its lost thousands of votes does South Africa's ruling ANC know who it is, how to be in opposition, or how it might fight its way back to winning ways?
Elected officials and the media are in cahoots. Both have succumbed to a two-party system that treats voters not as independent thinkers, but as blind partisans.
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
An open letter to the prime minister appeals for a bold move to avert Brexit.
It got top billing in the Queen's speech but is anyone actually any clearer on what the government's prison reforms are?
Bringing you up to speed on the political hot potato that may have passed you by.
The picture hasn't shifted much in local councils – but that will cause concern in Labour and sighs of relief among Conservatives.
New devolved powers, lots of parties and the indyref2 question ... hold on to your hats, Holyrood.
The Conservative Party is the Harry Houdini of British politics -- it puts itself into impossible situations, apparently for the sheer thrill of it
We know that older people are more likely to vote conservative: but is this because of their age, or their generation?
The union can survive its current period of volatility, but moves like English votes for English laws and ruling out a UK coalition with the SNP could yet bring it down.
Since the heady talk of a "march of the makers" in 2011, UK industrial policy has been patchy at best. No wonder the trade deficit is at its widest ever.
Tens of thousands have signed a petition for the north of England to join Scotland. But deeper cooperation rather than secession is the answer.
The UK election made an irresistible case for proportional representation, but a Conservative government is not likely to play ball. The upper house might be a compromise, though.
The SNP's big Scottish victory might appear to put full fiscal autonomy right back on the agenda. But here's why it doesn't.
After the astonishing events of the 2015 election, offering to implement the Smith proposals in Scotland will not suffice. The Tories will have to think bigger.