The debt level of Network Rail is spiralling ever higher, but the man charged with regulating rail expenditure appears unconcerned.
Twenty-four hours after leading a rebellion against the government which reduced the coalition's majority to 23, Conservative MP Tim Yeo is still in fighting mode.
The host of the BBC's new Women's Football Show talks about sexism, money and what it's like to be the first woman to commentate on Match of the Day.
"It's never dull," Europe minister David Lidington says. As the Conservative in charge of a divisive and controversial area, the question of an EU referendum is never far away.
Now the Iron Lady has finally been laid to rest such debates will fade away, making her legacy more and more the focus of historians. Evans, whose book Thatcher and Thatcherism has re-examined the impact of her collected policies through the 1970s to the current coalition, thinks that, like the French Revolution, it's too soon to really tell quite what effect Thatcherism will have on Britain.
Margaret Hodge has won plaudits for her work as parliament's penny-counter in chief - but it's her time fighting far-right extremism which underlies her work defending taxpayers' money.
This is awkward for both of us. Radicals like Carswell are not accustomed to receiving accolades from the system.
Politicians and actors have a noble calling of pursuing truth, but the realities of both career choices often involve getting one's hands a little grubby - as Glenda Jackson, parliament's only Oscar winner, knows all too well.
Parallels between Ireland's troubled past and its current pain are closer than you might think.
The star and director of Grassroots talk to politics.co.uk about idealism, US politics and what David Cameron looks like when he goes for a curry.
Getting inside the minds of Britain's extremists isn't a pleasant job. But someone's got to do it.
Controversial Tory MP Nadine Dorries talks frankly about abortion, Cameron's leadership and her Christian faith.
In the grand sweep of things pensions is under the radar at the moment in political terms. This is partly because of the approach of the coalition's pensions minister, Steve Webb, who spends his days pursuing agreement away from the headlines.
Clive Betts talks about the politics of the FA and the Premier League, with a little mumble about Roy Hodgson for good measure.
Getting inside voters' minds is not always a straightforward business, as Ben Page knows all too well.
A century of failure on Lords reform isn't putting off Peter Facey, the director of campaigning group Unlock Democracy.
politics.co.uk spends a morning with London mayoral hopeful Ken Livingstone on the campaign trail.
Boris takes on hairdressers, a crepe suzette and a college full of student voters as he seeks re-election to City Hall.
The sex equality chair talks about breast feeding, multiculturalism and whether you're allowed to say 'calm down, dear'.
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