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David Cameron tried to re-brand the Conservatives as the party of working people - the day after Ed Miliband claimed that it was the party of economic responsibility.
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 14 April.
Jeremy Vine puts forward five questions to test just how well you know the swings, the stats and the stumps ahead of the general election.
Will the Tory plan to allow housing association tenants buy their properties lead to an expansion or contraction of affordable housing?
The leader of the Wales Green Party has promised to make changes that "Wales will be proud of" as the party launches its manifesto for the general election.
Is there such a thing as a women's vote, or does talk of a homogeneous group actually alienate women?
The Green Party launches its general election manifesto with a call to "take back" the NHS and a proposed 60% rate of income tax.
A Conservative government would extend the right-to-buy scheme to housing association tenants in England, David Cameron is to say, as he unveils his party's general election manifesto.
The leaders of Scotland's main political parties continue campaigning during a week dominated by manifesto launches.
Many people feel abandoned by politics, cut off from the decision makers - some literally so, as in the remote constituency of Penrith and the Border.
The process of forming a new British government may seem befuddling to outsiders, so the BBC's Rob Watson has set out to explain the process.
Ronnie Carroll, a former UK Eurovision contestant who was due to stand in the 2015 general election, has died at the age of 80.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC he would not enter into another coalition with the Conservatives if they insist on their proposal of £12bn welfare cuts.
Political rebranding is no longer the preserve of parties, politicos and ad agencies
The leader of UKIP has encouraged people to vote tactically in the general election while on a factory visit in Essex.
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer has upheld his decision to stop using a school as a polling station because of loyalist intimidation.
Is Labour now promising only to borrow to fund investment schemes that were not mentioned in the manifesto?
Wales will be given more power over transport, energy and assembly elections if Labour wins the general election, says the party as it launches its manifesto.
Images from the campaign trail.
A Conservative campaign to discredit Labour is hijacked by Labour Twitter accounts