NHS funding changes risk lives, experts say

Experts protest to NHS chief over new payment proposals

Alexander attacks Osborne over cuts

Chancellor’s plans amount to ‘wilful destruction’, Lib Dem minister says

Labour attacks families’ housing shortage

Party says 87,000 children face Christmas in temporary shelter

UK looks set to miss 3% growth forecast

Downgrade of official estimates delivers political blow to Osborne

Arron Banks

Ukip donor funds site scorning jailed activists

Chuka Umunna, main parties — and the FT — also in crosshairs

Cameron fixers oversee NHS winter planning

Prime minister wants to avoid cold weather crisis in health service

Northern Ireland parties reach broad deal

Last-minute agreement bolstered by £2bn package

Every bed occupied in Tooting A&E

Patient demand for casualty services rises

Ukip donor behind website attacking rivals

Insurance tycoon funding LibLabCon site

Deadline pushed in Northern Ireland talks

Province’s parties risk direct rule from London if they stand divided

Balls says mansion tax is top priority

Levy would be introduced in first budget if Labour wins election

Ulster negotiations go through the night

Talks to clinch political deal follow ‘generous’ Cameron financial offer

SFO wins pioneering bribery convictions

Jury finds company guilty of bribing foreign officials

May to make third abuse probe nomination

Minister expected to choose judge to investigate child sex cases

Polls say May election too close to call

Neither Labour nor Tories made breakthrough in 2014

The Tories’ vote-repelling right wing

Even the anti-austerity, anti-nuclear, anti-fracking Greens are seen as nearer the centre

May’s curb on foreign students is misguided

Home secretary’s proposals would be bad for the British economy

Ashcroft becomes independent pollster

Conservative peer establishes reputation for objective surveys

Murphy faces tough challenge in Scotland

Labour leader in country targets keeping 40 parliamentary seats

Industry attacks graduate visas proposal

Tories consider pledge to make students leave after courses end