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Nick Clegg says he wants to remain Liberal Democrat leader "in all circumstances" after the election.
Nick Clegg accuses David Cameron and Ed Miliband of "conning" voters with their insistence they could still win a majority at the election.
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says she will use the election to push for a "rebalancing of power and wealth" across the UK.
Labour leader Ed Miliband clashes with Boris Johnson after the London Mayor calls him a "back-stabber".
Ed Miliband says he can win the general election in Scotland despite the threat of the SNP and rules out "deals" with Nicola Sturgeon's party.
Labour's Ed Miliband rules out any deal with the SNP if no party wins an overall majority at the election.
Boris Johnson, has said that voters would find it "deeply alarming" if Labour did a post election deal with the SNP.
Plaid Cymru would not make a deal with the Conservatives in the event of a hung parliament, Leanne Wood confirms.
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.
How did the ritual of election campaign photo shoots get started, and why do candidates still feel the need for political posing?
The Conservatives are promising "English votes for English laws" if they win the election. But do the English want more powers?
The BBC's David Cowling examines the latest opinion polls, likening the campaign to a tennis match set to go to five sets.
Private landlords would not be able to increase rents by more than inflation for three years under Labour plans to give tenants more security.
Can 'people's hustings' turn the tables on politicians and put voters back in control of the agenda ahead of the general election?
UKIP leader Nigel Farage accuses the "political class" of lacking confidence in British businesses and says the UK can go it alone outside the EU.
The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
David Cameron makes a slip up in a speech on diversity, saying he is a West Ham supporter, when he is actually an Aston Villa fan.
The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.