Finding out the things that people don't want unearthed, Michael Crick keeps an investigative eye on the halls of power.
Some Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities are especially vulnerable to electoral fraud – that is the conclusion of research published today by the Electoral Commission.
So far, in the 36 seats where Labour MPs are retiring in May, the party has picked only one BME candidate. The Conservatives, in contrast, have chosen six BME candidates so far in their 34
Why the polls got their results wrong is not clear. It may be some people are unwilling to admit they are going to vote Conservative, or feel they ought to say they will vote Labour.
Just 111 days to go. Media commentators love giving us the countdown to polling day on 7 May. But the reality is voting in the 2015 general election will really start a lot of earlier than that.
Roger Bird wanted to keep his job, but concluded that the allegations and subsequent inquiry left him in an impossible position.
Discord in the party? Ukip demands a full explanation from would-be candidate Neil Hamilton for expenses he has claimed.
Norman Scott, whom Jeremy Thorpe was accused of trying to murder, warns Thorpe’s funeral will be an occasion for political bigwigs to gloss over the extraordinary events of the 1960s and
The three main parties are in tatters after Ukip’s by-election win in Rochester – how far can the “protest vote” go?
Labour has won the South Yorkshire crime commissioner by-election – but all three main parties are gloomy about their general election prospects.
I hate journalistic hype and exaggeration but could the EU’s sudden demand for Britain to pay an extra £1.7bn be a possible turning point in our political history?