A report conducted by the Fabian Society and Centre Forum has found significant policy areas that the parties could work together on.
The situations in Scotland and Northern Ireland are different, but in some senses there are a few emerging parallels.
Nigel Farage promised that Ukip would mount a positive and clean general election campaign, only to call Rotherham’s Labour MP a “disgraceful woman” after she accused him of rubber-necking at child abuse victims.
Tony Blair has moved to end talk of a rift with Ed Miliband as he pledged to offer whatever support the Labour leader wants in the runup to the 7 May election.
Ed Miliband has still not convinced enough voters that he is a prime minister in waiting, but he is not short of top quality advice on how to perform like one.
Despite a barrage of criticism from business leaders over recent days, Labour has extended its narrow lead over the Conservatives to 2 points, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll.
Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has dismissed William Hague’s plans for English laws for English people, and committed to vote on English-only issues at “each and every opportunity” when Scotland’s interests are affected.
The phoney war in the lead-up to the general election kicked off last week with some story that there won’t be many Labour votes from (a) Monaco-based billionaires or (b) Tory peers who once ran the UK’s best-known purveyor of underpants.
In three months Brits will go the polls in what is possibly the most uncertain election in decades.
When Labour’s business team are out with the great and the good from Britain’s boardrooms over a City dinner, there has of late been a moment when the convivial hum of chatter subsides – and someone mentions the mansion tax.
Labour has suspended the former London mayor Ken Livingstone “for bringing the party into disrepute” after MPs accused of him of antisemitism and making offensive comments about Hitler supporting Zionism.
Sajid Javid has admitted that he should have gone to Mumbai for a crucial Tata Steel board meeting that led to the Indian company announcing it would pull out of the UK.
Kezia Dugdale has put her party’s plan to increase income taxes to 50p for Scotland’s richest residents at the centre of Scottish Labour’s election campaign, a week before polling stations open.