Support for Scottish independence has risen by eight points in the last month, in a poll described as a "breakthrough" by yes campaigners.
The refusal of South Yorkshire commissioner Shaun Wright to resign over the Rotherham grooming scandal is the latest scandal to hit the role of PCC.
David Cameron's plan to fight the terrorist threat posed by Islamic State got off to a stuttering start when he was forced to shelve key proposals amid legal uncertainty, Liberal Democrat objections, and even doubts within the security services.
François Hollande leading the French government to political meltdown last week was two years in the making.
Alex Salmond recently confirmed his intentions to remain first minister if Scotland votes ‘no’. But will this be the case?
Gordon Brown dealt a blow to Labour's economic credibility by wrongly giving the impression in his final year as prime minister that the party failed to understand the importance of tackling Britain's unprecedented peacetime budget deficit, the shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, has suggested.
The Conservative party should consider giving Douglas Carswell a free rein and not field a candidate in the forthcoming Clacton byelection after a poll showed that the Ukip defector would trounce the Tories, the backbencher Nigel Evans has said.
Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, and the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, last week announced plans to stand, respectively, in the constituencies of Uxbridge and South Thanet. As the gaffe-prone politicians get ready to flex their political muscle, we round up some choice quotes from both.
Tensions between Conservatives and Liberal Democrats over how to counter the terrorism threat from extremists have been exposed as Paddy Ashdown accuses Tory ministers of "kneejerk" responses and of stoking fear in the minds of the British people.