The Conservatives appear to have ended their assault on Ukip one day before this year's shire local elections, as a poll puts Nigel Farage's party on an eye-watering 22%.
The sun is shining on Conservative canvassers in Hemel Hempstead. They are well-organised and can afford to be cheerful – but frustrations about the coalition are threatening to dent their whopping majority.
It was as if David Cameron was using an invisible blue rosette as his shield. No matter how grievous the problem he was confronted with, he deflected his answer and turned it into an appeal for a Tory vote.
Public health minister Anna Soubry has called on disenchanted backbench colleagues to end the "tw*ttery" undermining David Cameron – before attacking the prime minister herself.
Today's coalition politicians simply don't understand Margaret Thatcher's way of doing things. The change has been fundamental: Thatcher would hate today's government because it is based on compromise.
David Cameron suggested the only way to get an EU referendum is through a 'Tory-only government'.
Bitter Tory infighting will come to a head later, when the coalition's gay marriage bill is debated in the Commons for the first time.
It was a speech worthy of the buildup. David Cameron's pledge for an in-out referendum on Europe has transformed the debate about the UK's relationship with the continent.
David Cameron has let domestic politics triumph over diplomacy. The closer you look at his EU referendum speech, the more it becomes clear his goal is winning power in 2015.
Hardline Conservative eurosceptics are gearing up to fight their party leader in the European Union in-or-out referendum, regardless of the negotiations with EU leaders to come.
David Cameron's Europe speech has had an electric effect on the Conservative party. This might just prove to be the PMQs which pushes the Tories over the line in 2015.
David Cameron's frustrating Europe obfuscation can be traced back to his other big crisis on the issue: abandoning the Tories' "cast-iron guarantee" over the Lisbon treaty referendum.
Conservative students at Oxford university have started a campaign for the same rights as gay people and ethnic minorities after claims they are being persecuted on campus.
David Cameron has taken a big decision. It's not every day you put your political career in the hands of one man – especially one as unpredictable and forthright as Lynton Crosby.
Britain could survive in the global economy outside the European Union, Iain Duncan Smith has suggested, in an interview likely to add further fuel to Tory rebels' eurosceptic fires.
A group of 63 Conservative MPs launched the Blue Collar Conservatism group today, with the aim of winning over working class voters.
Boris Johnson could be in a position to return to parliament as early as next year in preparation for a leadership bid, Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries has said.
Members of David Cameron's Cabinet give their verdict on this year's leader's speech.
This summer Boris Johnson stole the show. This morning, David Cameron had to watch him dangle the stolen goods.
The midterm slump is hitting the Conservative party hardest of all.
David Cameron needs to rebuild the "damaged relationships" between himself and Conservative party members, a senior backbench Tory MP has said.
Rumours that outgoing England cricket captain Andrew Strauss could turn his attentions to politics are swirling around Westminster.
George Osborne is giving up his election strategy job, according to reports, for the 2015 general election campaign.
50 years on, the Night of the Long Knives remains Britain's most brutal Cabinet reshuffle.
Half a century has passed since what might just be the most controversial Cabinet reshuffle ever.