Even in this modern age things work differently in Parliament for mums and dads and the sorts of decisions that plague mothers in politics do not seem to interfere unduly with the decisions of fathers. But there might be a solution, writes Annabel Crabb.
Cross-party Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Government have broken down due to what Labour says is a 'weak' government, as Mrs May's Conservative Party colleagues eye the top job.
We've lost five candidates in a week over comments they made online so, in a world where social media can haunt us, where should we set the bar for budding politicians?
We asked 300,000 people what they thought of our political leaders. None of them scored above five out of 10.
The president of the National Rifle Association announces he will step down less than a year into the role, saying he has been informed he should not stand for re-election after alleging financial impropriety among the NRA's leaders.
Few leaders have been tested like Jacinda Ardern, but from cries of baby brain to the unthinkable tragedy of Christchurch, she is yet to put a foot wrong, writes Annabel Crabb.
The nation's largest companies with just one female director will be told to lift their game or face punishment by their shareholders, including votes against the re-election of their often-male chairmen.