There are some things that could happen on election night that would have been deemed ridiculous five years ago, but now don't seem impossible.
The latest ICM/Guardian poll gives the Tories a strong lead over Labour (up six points), but also puts the Liberal Democrats in third place.
The European Union has placed more Ukrainians and Russians under sanctions, accusing them of "undermining" Ukraine's independence.
Peter Mandelson has offered his support for a new initiative by Ed Miliband to recalibrate Britain’s industrial policy to focus attention beyond “a handful of people at the top” to all sections of the economy, including low-paid workers.
Ed Balls takes his duties as shadow chancellor so seriously that he insists on collecting written receipts from gardeners and cleaners for jobs worth as little as £10.
George Osborne is facing growing pressure over the HSBC scandal after Vince Cable challenged the chancellor to answer a series of questions over whether he has shown proper vigilance towards inquiries into the bank’s Swiss subsidiaries.
The “latterday Trotskyites” from Syriza who won the Greek general election have set out on a course that risks a Greek exit from the eurozone, former chancellor Kenneth Clarke has said.
Fears that Britain could sink into a damaging “deflationary spiral” have stayed the hands of Bank of England policymakers who had pushed for an early interest rate rise, monetary policy committee member Martin Weale has revealed.
In less than three months’ time, Ed Miliband could be prime minister. Admit it, conjuring up the mental image of the Labour leader coming in and out of No 10 is tough, even though opinion polls suggest that is the likeliest outcome of the election.
Ed Balls would carry out a wide-ranging review of tax-planning schemes as chancellor, including the use of deeds of variation on wills used by the Labour leader Ed Miliband.
George Osborne has been accused by a Conservative MP of plotting to break the law in order to “bludgeon” people into voting in favour of staying in the EU.
Meeting rules laid down in Brussels on how government deals with the private sector costs Whitehall more than £1.5bn a year, the leave campaign has claimed.