With primary day underway, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd pays a visit to the ward 7 polling place in Concord to speak with voters.
One of the leading opposition politicians in Egypt, Muhammad Baradei, has called on President Mohammed Morsi not to press ahead with the general elections he’s called for in late April.
Mr Baradei warned that with the country polarized and in turmoil, the elections risked bringing total chaos and instability.
The BBC’s Jim Muir has been assessing the mood among the opposition forces on the streets of Cairo.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.