Not quite the same.
You don't have to love David Cameron to vote Conservative, but it helps.
Wishing it doesn’t make it so.
A minority Labour administration might govern the UK despite finishing runner-up in both England and Scotland.
Can the parties do more?
No party is offering a wealth tax or anything equivalent to tackle UK inequality.
Would-be Europeans, survivors of a Mediterranean crossing gone wrong
German philosopher Jurgen Habermas once famously pronounced the European Union a force for good: A model for what he described as a “cosmopolitan world order.” The Nobel committee agreed and in 2012 awarded…
The UK general election could go either way. The one certainty is that the numbers of seats won won’t match the votes for each party.
This week the "mother of parliaments" faces a general election in the UK. The 'first past the post' electoral system means we can't predict the result with certainty, nor expect it to match the vote.
Nicola Sturgeon seems pleased with SNP policies - but do they hold up under scrutiny?
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Our experts pick apart the SNP's top policies.
Anyone for Communities and Local Government?
Now the electorate seems to be taking the possibility of one seriously, what would a Labour cabinet actually look like?
‘Hands up who’s voting for me? Well that’s doubled the last count.’
With one week to go, how are the parties standing? According to Twitter analysis, it's an emotional rollercoaster.
Whoever wins, Murdoch comes out in front.
The front pages of the Sun and the Scottish Sun on Thursday morning provided further evidence of Roy Greenslade’s recent assertion that the idea of a national press is a fallacy. In images which appear…
Good deeds don’t always work out that way.
Politicians promising to expand free childcare is no bad thing, but it is difficult to deliver in practice
It’s this or the knacker’s yard, champs.
There is no avoiding it – the UK’s electoral process is well past its sell-by date. In 2010 the first-past-the-post system failed to deliver a single-party majority government and it is very unlikely to…
UKIP once again bases a whole policy on EU withdrawal.
It's easy to poke holes in UKIP's plans for agriculture.
First past the post.
So you feel like organising a general election draw. What's the fairest way to do it?
2/1 on Farage saying something offensive before the end of the week.
Pollsters don't aim to predict the results, but that doesn't stop the media trying. Maybe they should ask William Hill who will win instead.
I’m going to answer that question indirectly.
Cameron and Miliband talk NHS and immigration but the audience wanted to know about post-election deals.
The final showdown.
The final big pitch to the voters has been made. So who came out on top?
This is what democracy looks like: citizens giving politicians a public bollocking.
The signs may get bigger still.
The Weekly Bull
The Conservatives are planning to cut £12bn from the welfare budget. It could be a bad political move.
A new politics?
The SNP has changed the way Scottish people think about politics, something no party has achieved for decades.
Treasury minister does the dirty on coalition partners in 11th hour bid to win back votes.