MPs and activists will seek to jump-start the campaign for proportional representation with a conference in London on Monday intended to mobilise support for electoral reform.
Jeremy Corbyn returns to parliament this week having passed the one-month marker as Labour’s leader, where he will look forward to a string of elections that could determine when and how Labour moderates decide to challenge his leadership.
If the leaders of the Labour Party, the Conservatives, the Lib-Dems, the SNP, UKIP, the Greens and Plaid Cymru were football teams, then who would they be ?
Labour and the Conservatives are still virtually tied in the polls. The Guardian’s latest average of polls has David Cameron’s party on 33.7% and Labour on 33.6%. Once these figures are translated into seats, the Guardian’s projection puts the Tories on 269 seats and Labour on 272.
Ed Miliband called for responsibility over the deficit as he came under under pressure over his attitude to austerity and spending cuts from the nationalists and Greens in a five-way BBC challengers election debate spurned by David Cameron.
With the seven-way debate getting underway tonight, who will come out strongest? What do the betting markets say?
Senior figures in the Scottish National party are planning to approach leftwing Labour MPs about forming a progressive bloc with the Greens and Welsh nationalists after the general election.
There is a story about Tony Blair on the eve of the 1997 election result that has acquired legendary status in some circles, even if the details of the anecdote seem to vary in each retelling.
Leeds United are reportedly interested in Elia Caprile.
Celtic winger Lewis Morgan is reportedly on the verge of leaving Neil Lennon's Hoops and a number of Parkhead fans seem to be ecstatic about the prospect.
Aston Villa, Norwich City and Bristol City reportedly want Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah.
Crystal Palace reportedly want Glenn Murray from Premier League rivals Brighton and Hove Albion - but could Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis join him?
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is reportedly on Aston Villa and Newcastle United’s radar.
Newcastle United forward Dwight Gayle could move on this summer, with Leeds United big admirers of the forward.
Tottenham Hotspur are among the clubs reportedly interested in Samuel Umtiti.
Arsenal are reportedly keen on Coritiba defender Yan Couto.
Celtic could miss out on Andraz Sporar.
Tottenham Hotspur are said to be interested in Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti.
In Cardiff, Welsh assembly politicians and their aides were hammering out deals, exchanging insults in the press and attempting to compromise on a deadlock that has prevented the creation of a new government.
The Labour party has been faced with deadlock in the Welsh assembly after an informal coalition of Plaid Cymru, the Conservatives and Ukip successfully blocked a vote to reappoint Carwyn Jones as the country’s first minister.