Labour's lead over the Conservatives has remained static on three points although support for both is up at the expense of the Liberal Democrats and Ukip, according to the latest Observer/Opinium poll.
On one side are Tony Blair, a powerful consortium of energy interests, including BP, and the autocratic ruler of a former Soviet bloc country. On the other are the olive growers of Puglia and a comedian turned political maverick.
Glasgow's hosting of the Commonwealth games have drawn attention to the up-coming referendum on Scottish independence.
Alex Salmond has been getting performance advice from a lifestyle coach and happiness guru in advance of his crucial televised debate against Alistair Darling on Scottish independence.
Replacing London's driver-operated buses with driverless vehicles would provide large cost savings as part of a "paradigm shift" in the way people travel, according to a controversial passage in a document published by Boris Johnson this week.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband have been urged by senior MPs within their own parties to demand more forcefully that Israel stops its bombardment of Gaza.
The justice secretary, Chris Grayling, is expected to claim on Thursday that Ed Miliband would be forced to agree to a "shopping list of demands" from union bosses if he became prime minister.
A tennis match involving David Cameron and Boris Johnson in return for a £160,000 donation to the Conservatives will go ahead, the justice minister, Chris Grayling, has said.
Open data has the potential to stimulate innovation and improve public services yet many citizens are unaware or indifferent to its impact.
"I'm a sentimental old sod," Frank Dobson warns me. It's two days since he told Holborn and St Pancras Labour Party activists that he is standing down at the next election after 35 years as their MP.
The wealthiest 20% of Britain’s earners will receive almost as much support from the state through the “shadow welfare” of generous tax-breaks by 2020, as the poorest fifth take home in benefits, according to a new analysis by the Fabian Society.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to radically reform gender recognition law for trans people, including those of non-binary gender, if the SNP is re-elected in May.