post 28 March 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Don't care about your vote? Beware the alternative

Remind yourself there are other ways of conducting power and politics - and cherish and respect what we have, even if you can't love or even like it.

article 27 March 2015 UK
MPs' expenses: 46 claim in London despite owning a property

Forty six MPs have claimed expenses for London rent or hotels despite owning a property in the capital, a Channel 4 News investigation has found.

article 27 March 2015 UK
The Houses of Parliament
MPs' expenses - the key questions

The revelation that many MPs were abusing the expenses they received at public expense led to an overhaul of the system in 2010. What has changed since then?

post 27 March 2015
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Cameron drops his Flashman style, Miliband comes out fighting

Polls shows David Cameron came out on top in last night's election special. So the big question for Labour is, can they do enough in these TV appearances to make a difference?

article 26 March 2015 UK
Cameron and Miliband: the battle for No 10 begins

David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash with Jeremy Paxman in the first public contest leading up to the general election, and take a grilling from the public on their records and future promises.

article 26 March 2015 UK
Jeremy Paxman grilled ahead of leaders' interviews

Ahead of Thursday evening's leader's interviews, Michael Crick confronts host Jeremy Paxman about whether he is sympathetic to the Conservative Party.

article 26 March 2015 UK
Prince Charles spider memos
Prince Charles: what we know about the 'black spider' memos

Britain's supreme court rules that 27 letters written by Prince Charles to ministers in 2004-2005 can be disclosed to the media - but how much do we know about the so called 'black spider' letters?

post 26 March 2015
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Parents struggling with extremism - is the Prevent plan working?

Many people see the Prevent anti-radicalisation scheme as ineffective, divisive and in dire need of a complete overhaul.

article 25 March 2015 World, United States
by Bowe Bergdahl: US soldier could face life in prison

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl could face life in prison after being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy following his disappearance from an Afghan outpost in 2009.