The economy finally picked up momentum in 2013. But what is worrying for George Osborne about today's GDP figures is how they suggest that momentum ebbing away over the last year.
After a frantic weekend the Greek government sought to break the deadlock in its talks with lenders today by reshuffling its negotiating team.
Politicians have hijacked warehouses this election but do young adults calling for better housing policies want to vote for them?
In the sparking of plate-welding and the hammering of rust-coloured sheet-steel, the old certainties are going down the slip, while the thought of the SNP coming to power has now become a possibility.
Protests against rising rents making traditionally poorer areas too expensive for working-class residents are gathering steam - niche left-wing politics or something bigger?
Until today two words have been missing from the general election 2015 campaigning: foreign policy.
Business leaders should not fear Labour, former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson has told Channel 4 News.
I write from Inverness on St George's Day at a time when Westminster, London and England have rarely seemed so distant and foreign to so many - and that cuts both ways.