It’s four-wheel-drive or no deal, guys.
Miliband is resisting, but he may need the SNP. Here's what could be on Nicola Sturgeon's wish list.
Chinese workers are often aided by NGOs and usually receive little to no help from the main Chinese trade union.
The growing labour movement in China, as fragmented and repressed as it is, offers hope for workers everywhere as an example of organising against incredible odds.
All in this together.
Recent polls have put Labour and the Conservatives in what seems to be an unshakable dead heat. The latest Ashcroft poll puts them both on 33%. This takes the parties back to exactly where they were in…
Ed also uses his as a doorstop.
With the polls showing the Conservatives and Labour firmly stuck in neck-and-neck position, they are playing on multiple chessboards in a desperate scramble for votes. Their latest move has been to publish…
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 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.
A paper-thin victory may be the best these two can hope for.
With parliament closed, the election campaign is now in full swing and it looks increasingly unlikely that either will win outright. A recent meeting of election forecasters concluded that the UK is heading…
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.
Bacon sandwich-related gaming by The Sun.
This week, news outlets start taking sides ahead of the election, and social media brings out our cynical side.
Paying for higher education: not as hot a potato as you might have thought.
The SNP do it differently and it killed the Lib Dems - supposedly. But when it comes to paying for higher education, the public has fewer qualms.
Labour can almost count its young Scottish voters on one hand.
New figures show that Labour is considerably further behind the SNP with an age-group that is planning to turn out in force on May 7.
Take a seat and curb your enthusiasm: we’re in it for the long haul.
We are likely to see an early second election following the general election in May.
There may not be much to smile about after May 7.
Ed Miliband may be tempted to emulate Scotland's minority government of 2007 to 2011. Here's why it would be a big mistake.
Can Naz Shah win Bradford back from Respect?
A number of recent polls have shown the Conservatives slightly ahead of Labour or the two main parties level pegging. All these results are within the range of sampling error, but at the very least they…
The polls look stunning, but Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP know they’ve a long way to go yet.
Lord Ashcroft's latest poll puts the SNP on course for a victory that will echo what happened in the 2011 Scottish election. Here's why it's too early for Nicola Sturgeon to get complacent.
‘You say potahto and I’ll say potayto …’
No sooner had Ed unveiled his £6,000 tuition fees policy than Jim confirmed the Labour agenda was different in Scotland. It shows how entrenched the differences now are north and south of the border
Gather round, people, it’s sure to be a good show!
Many are concerned that the public is turned off politics by combat in the Commons, but a parliamentary sin bin is not the answer.
Never the twain should meet.
A grand coalition would look more like a Gothic horror story than a Disney fairy tale.
A man with a plan?
As polling day approaches, the main parties face an electorate that is deeply dissatisfied with politicians in general. It’s best to be cautious about reading too much into polls but the latest two do…
Labour’s policies bode well, but it’s still a tense time for this critter.
Labour has pledged a new series of animal protection and welfare reforms, but needs to commit on resources.