A weekly hit of what you need to know to get to grips with the last-minute UK election.
There's a good reason why the PM is acting like a party with only nine MPs is a major threat.
Is Wales about to be shaken by a Conservative earthquake?
The Irish republicans stand for parliament but don't attend when they win. It's high time that changed.
The Conservative PM is often seen as a failure, but the odds were stacked against him from the start.
Things could only get better. Or could they?
Talk of punishing parties for their stance on the referendum may be overhyped – not least because of all the confusion about where each actually stands.
The particularities of the British electoral system make working together unrealistic.
Labour must develop its pro-social and pro-working class agenda for an electorate that has been failed by globalisation and EU integration.
Expect big companies to muscle in on the law-making.
The two main parties in Stormont still haven't reached a power-sharing deal, and a national vote is unlikely to help matters.
One topic will feature very heavily on the campaign trail, but how will this vote affect work in Brussels?
This episode of The Anthill podcast delves into the world of memory. We talk to psychologists, historians and political scientists about how and why we remember some things and forget others.
In calling a snap election, the prime minister accused her opponents of playing party politics. She should know.
A look at the pressure points for the contenders in this last minute election.
The prime minister knows how to use the element of surprise to her advantage.
Theresa May has clearly read up on her history before calling a vote for June 8.
By calling a national vote now, the prime minister can strengthen her own position at home and at the Brexit negotiating table.
Theresa May has read the economic runes – and called an election while she still confidently can.
Both the EU and UK would do well to heed the lessons of the League of Nations when it comes to membership withdrawal.