No other parliament has anything like Prime Minister's Questions. Chris Moncrieff, who has covered it from the start, gives his verdict
It takes a lot to shock John Humphrys. But when Justin Webb, his co-host on the Today programme, revealed that he was the secret love child of the Welshman's old BBC colleague, the newsreader Peter Woods, even Humphrys was taken aback.
Jake Sutton, who snapped Thatcher, Kinnock and Blair, talks with Matthew Bell
The former editor of the News of the World, Andy Coulson, may be called to give evidence at the perjury trial of former Scottish Socialist Party leader Tommy Sheridan and his wife Gail.
Andy Burnham, one of four former cabinet ministers vying to be the next Labour leader, has announced that he is "proud" to be seen as the candidate who would carry on where Gordon Brown and Tony Blair left off. He defended the most contentious decision of the Blair years, to send British troops to war in Iraq, unlike his rivals, Ed Miliband and Ed Balls, who have distanced themselves from the war.
The Independent on Sunday writer, who died on Saturday, was a master columnist, writes Donald Trelford
Sheffield is a brave place to stage an eve of election rally. It was in the Steel City in 1992 that Neil Kinnock, then riding high in the opinion polls against John Major, was spectacularly undone with a breathtaking display of hubris in front of 10,000 screaming followers scenting victory in what has become the textbook example of how not to appeal to last-minute floating voters.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown today led tributes to former Labour leader Michael Foot, who has died at the age of 96.
Professor Sir Alan Walters, the former economics adviser to Margaret Thatcher whose controversial role led to the resignation of Nigel Lawson, has died at the age of 82.
'The public view of Peter is a gross distortion of the private Peter I know'
Gay rights champion Leo Abse has died at the age of 91, a family friend said today.
David Cameron has launched another raid into Labour's natural territory by hailing the Conservatives as the "true progressives" of British politics.