Finding out the things that people don't want unearthed, Michael Crick keeps an investigative eye on the halls of power.
Relations between Ed Miliband and Unite the union are again under huge strain as a Labour party special panel blocked Unite candidate Karie Murphy from selection for a new candidate in Halifax. The process follows the recent retirement of Labour MP Linda Riordan.
Pub Landlord Al Murray, who is standing against Nigel Farage in South Thanet, was to be “parachuted” into the constituency this morning – until he claimed he was too heavy to
Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday, I thought it would be worth listing the posts which have never been held by a woman.
A publicity stunt for a revival of The Producers saw scantily-clad women in Nazi uniforms outside the venue for Ukip’s spring conference. Is Ukip itself in need of a revival?
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.