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Clegg 'wants to stay' Lib Dem leader

4 hours 33 min ago
Nick Clegg says he wants to remain Liberal Democrat leader "in all circumstances" after the election.

VIDEO: Clegg: 'Leaders conning voters'

7 hours 54 min ago
Nick Clegg accuses David Cameron and Ed Miliband of "conning" voters with their insistence they could still win a majority at the election.

Funding should be rebalanced - Plaid

8 hours 7 min ago
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says she will use the election to push for a "rebalancing of power and wealth" across the UK.

Boris Johnson and Miliband TV clash

8 hours 33 min ago
Labour leader Ed Miliband clashes with Boris Johnson after the London Mayor calls him a "back-stabber".

Miliband: I can win in Scotland

9 hours 46 min ago
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.

VIDEO: Miliband rules out deal with SNP

11 hours 5 min ago
Labour's Ed Miliband rules out any deal with the SNP if no party wins an overall majority at the election.

VIDEO: Labour SNP government 'alarming'

11 hours 10 min ago
Boris Johnson, has said that voters would find it "deeply alarming" if Labour did a post election deal with the SNP.

VIDEO: Plaid Cymru: 'No deal with Tories'

11 hours 46 min ago
Plaid Cymru would not make a deal with the Conservatives in the event of a hung parliament, Leanne Wood confirms.

Campaigning continues in Scotland

15 hours 53 min ago
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.

Cameron sets out '100 day' Tory plan

18 hours 14 min ago
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.

Politicians do the craziest things

21 hours 31 min ago
How did the ritual of election campaign photo shoots get started, and why do candidates still feel the need for political posing?

Do the English want more say on English matters?

21 hours 32 min ago
The Conservatives are promising "English votes for English laws" if they win the election. But do the English want more powers?

Pollwatch: Five-set match

21 hours 33 min ago
The BBC's David Cowling examines the latest opinion polls, likening the campaign to a tennis match set to go to five sets.

Labour plan to cap rental increases

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 21:00
Private landlords would not be able to increase rents by more than inflation for three years under Labour plans to give tenants more security.

Do people's hustings turn the tables?

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 18:47
Can 'people's hustings' turn the tables on politicians and put voters back in control of the agenda ahead of the general election?

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 16:19
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.

Wells committee call over comments

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 15:08
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.

PM's 'brain fade' over football team

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 14:44
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.

VIDEO: Cameron's football 'brain fade'

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:40
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.

First black or Asian PM 'to be Tory'

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:11
The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.