This week:

Nigel Farage told his Ukip conference they were on their way to creating a political earthquake and he needed to weed out any candidates with skeletons rattling around in their cupboards.

The Ukraine crisis dominated government activity as David Cameron threatened Russia with serious consequences if it didn't back down.

And Lord Ashcroft asked a group of voters exactly which words leapt to mind when they heard the names of our political leaders.