• Army to set up 'social media unit'
    The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".
  • 'Golden hellos' idea to attract GPs
    Newly-qualified doctors should be offered "golden hellos" to entice them to work in general practice in Wales, Plaid Cymru says.
  • Tasers 'needed for all police'
    All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.
  • Marine policy 'not fit for purpose'
    Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs say.
  • Churchill's funeral anniversary marked
    Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.
  • Saturday Seven Up
    This week 155,176 visitors visited 427,163 times viewing 674,688 pages. The top stories in order of popularity were: WATCH: Angry Burnham’s Newsnight Nightmare Amjad Bashir Accused of Lying ...
  • WATCH: Daily Politics Week in 60 Seconds
    Tagged: BBC, GuyNews.TV
  • Users of Gay Hook-Up App Grindr Infected
    Grindr, the phone application that allows gay men to locate other gay men nearby, has been hit with a malicious attack that autodials a premium ...
  • ISIS Raising Funds Online Using Bitcoin
    A top Israeli security analyst claims to have found proof that ISIS are receiving donations online via Bitcoin. The Islamic loons are allegedly soliciting donations of ...
  • Romney Not Running
    The Daily Beast exclusive that Mitt Romney is to run for President again will be staying exclusive. Romney says: After putting considerable thought into making another ...
  • 14 weeks to go
    Week four of the year we had the regular YouGov, Ashcroft and Populus polls, the first ComRes telephone poll of the year and the first ...
  • All about house effects
    Polls often give contrasting results. Sometimes this is because they were done at different times and public opinion has actually changed, but most of time ...
  • YouGov London and Welsh polling
    As well as the regular GB poll, YouGov have released new Welsh and London polls this week. The London polling for the Evening Standard is ...
  • Monday polling round-up
    We have a bumper crop of opinion polls today – as well as the regular twice-weekly Populus poll, weekly Ashcroft poll there is the first ...
  • YouGov/Sunday Times – CON 32, LAB 32, LDEM 7, UKIP 15, GRN 7
    The weekly YouGov/Sunday Times survey is up here and has topline figures of CON 32%, LAB 32%, LDEM 7%, UKIP 15%, GRN 7%. Most of ...
  • Opinion: MPs’ pay rises
    View image | gettyimages.com The country is going through a painful and difficult adjustment as we seek to rebalance our economy. For politicians to make ...
  • LibLink: Andrew George on renewable energy
    Andrew George, Lib Dem MP for St Ives, has been writing for The Cornishman on renewable energy in the county. I consistently pressed for Cornwall to ...
  • ALDC’s by-election report, 29th January 2015
    This week once again saw two principal council by-elections. On Wednesday, the Conservatives held one of their two seats in Purley-on-Thames ward in West Berkshire ...
  • Nick Clegg on The Last Leg tonight
    Nick Clegg will be appearing on The Last Leg at 10pm on Channel 4 this evening. I will certainly be watching – in fact, I have ...
  • Opinion: Open doors and open minds
    So then, we all saw it, did we? The starting gun for the Liberal Democrats election campaign was well and truly fired on Wednesday with ...
  • Who are you trying to persuade?
    Winning elections is about two pretty simple things. You’re either trying to change a voter’s mind about you or, if they like you just fine already,  giving them ...
  • Is silence the price of loyalty?
    I am finding it harder and harder to write on politics as we approach the election. This is because, believe it or not, I really want the Labour ...
  • The cyclical theory of Labour
    One of my pet theories is that every quarter-century or so, the Labour party goes through a defining debate about the sort of party it should be. ...
  • The Popular Centre: Links and files
    My new Policy Network  pamphlet on rebuilding the popular centre is out: You can read my article for Progress summarising the argument here: Thank you ...
  • Why I’m against the Mansion Tax
    Yesterday, I suddenly realised why I don’t like the Mansion Tax. What was the reason for this revelation? It wasn’t Myleene Klaas’s glass of water, or ...
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