For most of the twentieth century, it was the centre-left that was split. After this week, the chances of Labour and the Lib Dems working together have risen sharply
As Margaret Thatcher's handbag fetches £25,000 at auction, we take a look at other barmy buys of recent years.
Younger man romps through while Liam Fox is squeezed out before the Conservatives' national membership vote
Davis, Cameron and Fox win through to the next round as the Europhile former Chancellor falls at the first hurdle