While Ed Miliband’s personal ratings remain abysmal, even when compared with those of David Cameron, opinion polls consistently give the party an electoral lead. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Britain’s business community has largely ignored the Labour Party since the fall of Gordon Brown, but with a general election on the horizon, the corp(...)

There is still cross-party support among politicians for the HS2 scheme and the government continues to defend it vigorously

Long-distance travel on Britain’s creaking rail network is all too often an unreliable, uncomfortable and expensive experience. So cutting the journey(...)