But in this election the prime minister wants nothing to do with debates during the short campaign.
The veteran LGBT rights campaigner believes that any pardon should include other homophobic laws – and that an apology would be better anyway.
It turns out that posting adorable photos of your family on Instagram is a pretty good way of winning the hearts of British voters. Although it’s still a pretty niche audience.
The Labour leader tells BuzzFeed News why his party wants to help the young instead of the old. Oh, and he gives his verdict on The Dress, too.
Ed Miliband made the announcement in Leeds, revealing that some current students will benefit. But not everyone’s sure how it’s going to be paid for.
Who insulted the Labour leader in the House of Commons? BuzzFeed News has obtained the disputed footage in question.
Labour is considering a ban on MPs earning more than £15,000 from outside interests. That includes being mayor of London.
A fellow shadow cabinet member has anonymously accused him of having “complete contempt” for his colleagues.
The TV duo said they were “staunchly Labour” but weren’t sure if they could vote for the party any more.
The Labour leader seized the chance to dole out some life lessons.
The party is trying to increase the number of registered voters – and boost its own support in the process. It’s all part of the political battle for control of Facebook.
Unsurprisingly, it’s a bit awkward.
The Labour leader branded himself an “international sex symbol” and poked fun at Gordon Brown, Richard Desmond and the Mail on Sunday.
The Conservatives’ latest poster shows Ed Miliband standing outside Number 10 with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and former SNP leader Alex Salmond.
Poetweet is a fun tool that scans your tweets and turns them into poems. Applying it to politicians provides a light-hearted snapshot of their recurrent themes.
Ed Miliband made the pledge at an event at Sheffield Hallam University.
They’re very keen to share their thoughts with the Labour leader.
The Labour leader had a Q&A session in Stevenage. SPOILER: It was mostly about the NHS, and with people who were going to vote for him anyway.
“Nobody has a right to tell us what we can and can’t have in our own room, we aren’t breaking any laws by having a life-sized Ed Miliband in there,” a Labour group leader said. H/T Worcester News.
From bacon sandwiches to Gareth, this year has had some particularly memorable highlights.
All these via The Best of Britain’s Political Cartoons 2014, edited by Tim Benson.
Ed Miliband is going to keep cutting public spending in an attempt to appear economically credible.
Great Grimsby has been a safe Labour seat for decades but UKIP now views it as its most favourable northern constituency. Next year all the parties have to convince voters that they can make a difference. And UKIP has to prove it won’t “mess things up”.
And Nick Clegg is at risk of losing his seat to Labour.
The Labour leader was asked: “What goes through your mind when you see a white van outside a house with an England flag?”
“Global economic clouds give us a second change to kill the myth that Labour created the recession,” according to Graham Allen MP.
KLASS WAR! Yes. Nailed it. Thanks.
In a Facebook Q&A, Miliband also said that his perfect Sunday would involve no work and spending time in the park with his family.
“Seriously guys, can I come in now?”