Commons kingmakers could include the SDLP
Martin Gostwick looks forward to some mighty post-election challenges
Labour may be trailing in Scotland but the SNP has some hard questions to answer, insists Maria Fyfe
The 2015 election campaign has left Ian Hernon distinctly under-whelmed and unimpressed
Trade unions demonstrated outside the European Commission in Brussels on International Workers’ Memorial Day, to demand stronger European Union legislation to protect employees from dangerous workplaces.
Big Game Director: Jalmari Helander Anti-Social Director: Reg Traviss A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence Director: Roy Andersson
Each His Own Wilderness Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond Oppenheimer Vaudeville Theatre, London
The “first act” of an incoming Labour government would be the abolition of the “cruel and unfair” bedroom tax, Ed Miliband pledged.
Roy Mason, Lord Mason of Barnsley, was a mass of apparent contradictions which were particularly uncomfortable for the left.
A new British Election Study analysis revealed that the bulk of UKIP support comes from professional and managerial middle classes.
Public outrage at the drowning of an estimated 800 desperate migrants in the Mediterranean last week forced European leaders to convene an emergency summit and draw up a hasty plan …
Labour slammed Tory “gimmicks” after David Cameron pledged to introduce a law guaranteeing no rise in income tax, VAT or National Insurance before 2020.
Union leaders warned that the Conservative election manifesto promised more attacks on trade union rights with a turnout threshold necessary before any strike action.
Ed Miliband pressed Labour’s election advantage on the housing crisis by promising that Labour would for three years exempt first-time buyers in England and Wales from paying stamp duty when …
International issues for the first time dominated the general election agenda as Ed Miliband accused David Cameron and other world leaders of failing to stand by Libya
Mark Metcalf says International Brigader and influential trade unionist Tom Jones fully merits his place in the labour movement hall of fame
Cutting through the spin and hyperbole, below is a digest of the main election manifestoes showing both the contrasts and similarities in the respective party positions.
A Labour government is vital for the whole of Britain and its railway system, argues Mick Whelan
Ian Hernon reflects on the value of celebrity endorsements to political parties
Ed Miliband has got the Tories rattled, says Jon Craig, but Labour continues to struggle in Scotland
Dark Horse Director: Louise Ormond The Salvation Director: Kristian Levring The Decent One Director: Vanessa Lapa
Dead Sheep Park Theatre, London Lampedusa Soho Theatre, London
Terry Ashton gives his assessment of an election that might not spring as many surprises as some may think