Politicians should construct policy on the basis of evidence, not media circuses.
The Times puts up an online paywall while the Independent contemplates going freesheet. By the end of 2010 we will have a better idea of the future of British journalism.
Alistair Darling's measured calm versus an unusually animated David Cameron: this was a Budget confrontation of polar opposites.
Michael Ashcroft. Union funding. Ministerial lobbying. The 2010 general election is like a tour around Britain's failing democracy.
No one can be in any doubt that introducing third-party dog insurance would go some way to ensure dog attack victims are adequately compensated for their physical and mental scars - but it is fraught with difficulty.
Can you believe that MPs give themselves a medal for visiting a war zone?
Analysis: Clegg can't erase deficit doubts
Evidence of a major threat to the government is emerging from the darkened public meeting-places of east London. A secret society was addressed by its shirt-sleeved leader last night, outlining plans to seize power at the general election.
Obituary: Ashok Kumar
Independent reviewer Maurice Smith explains why he has decided to rule out a ban on teachers being members of racist organisations like the BNP.
Comment: Who will judge the system?
Anna Arrowsmith, known to the porn industry as Anna Span, is standing for parliament.
On Wednesday 17th March <i>politics.co.uk</i> will be conducting an in-depth interview with Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg. But rather than us ask all the questions we thought we would give our readers the chance to ask a few of their own as well.
Expenses prosecutions: The charges
A wave of jargon is sweeping across the public sector. If coterminous thinking outside the box is not immediately meaningfully dialogued, plain English champions are warning there is a grave danger the government will go bottom-up.
The announcement that construction of a new 250mph high-speed railway will get underway by 2017 is good news for both the environment and the economy of Britain.
David Cameron will not want to let Gordon Brown's claims about the economy go unanswered as the pair line up for another prime minister's questions. Follow all the action live right here on <i>politics.co.uk</i>.
A massive blast rocked the Commons chamber this lunchtime. Fortunately for the nation, this was not a terrorist attack. It was David Cameron losing his temper.
With the major political parties fighting over who is in the best position to make the swingeing cuts necessary to help fix our ailing economy, not enough attention is being paid to the question of how we become profitable again.
Here's the latest list of the MPs who are standing down - and why they're choosing to do so.
Dog attack victim Betty Williams, Labour's MP for Conwy, describes the moment she was bitten by a Rottweiler - and criticises the government's proposals on dangerous dogs.
Britain's obsession with pets notwithstanding, some dogs' bites are worse than their barks.
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka calls on the government to come to the negotiating table on the second day of a 48-hour strike.
It's a basic equation: a spot of solidarity, a dash of militancy, and the thirst for a decent media stunt is all you really need to get your union rallies coming out redder than red.