For the past decade and a half, Russian President Vladimir Putin has rarely been absent from newsreels. Small wonder, then, that 11 days without a verified sighting of him has sparked conspiracy theories to rival those about the moon landings.
David Cameron appeared on BuzzFeed for a 40 minute question and answer session with the BuzzFeed UK deputy editor Jim Waterson.
The budget is coming up and YouGov polling suggests some policies that the public would back.
Labour is close to ruling out forming a coalition with the Scottish National party that involves SNP ministers.
Tony Blair has rejected the idea that he helped fuel the rise of Ukip, and called on politicians to stop indulging the party’s rhetoric on immigration.
YouGov’s latest poll suggests that most Labour voters think that Miliband should not rule out an SNP deal.
The Liberal Democrats could lose nearly half their seats and still remain a party of government, most probably in coalition with the Conservatives, a source close to Nick Clegg has said.
In what promises to be a knife-edge election, the Tories could emerge well ahead of Labour in the national share of the vote, but still have insufficient MPs in the Commons to rule as a majority.
As the election nears, and with the Tories creeping up in the polls, there is a growing view at Westminster that Labour could emerge on 8 May with more seats than the Tories despite having secured a slightly lower share of the national vote.
Her verdict on HMRC’s efforts to prosecute tax evaders: pathetic. The gagging of civil service whistleblowers: outrageous. And as for tax-avoiding Google, her memorable conclusion: “You do evil.”
Pressure is mounting on the Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, to push for Scotland to gain even more independence within the UK after the party’s humiliating defeat in the Holyrood elections.
Second world war veterans have warned that Britain should stay in the EU or otherwise risk the stability in Europe that they fought to ensure.