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Tory manifesto - the cross-dressing goes on

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:27
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.

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:11
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 14 April.

Five questions for election geeks

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:14
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.

Can Tories increase supply of affordable housing?

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 08:54
Will the Tory plan to allow housing association tenants buy their properties lead to an expansion or contraction of affordable housing?

Greens to launch Welsh manifesto

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 06:20
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 really such a thing as 'the women's vote'?

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 01:45
Is there such a thing as a women's vote, or does talk of a homogeneous group actually alienate women?

Greens pledging to 'take back' NHS

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:56
The Green Party launches its general election manifesto with a call to "take back" the NHS and a proposed 60% rate of income tax.

PM pledges right-to-buy extension

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:53
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.

Scottish leaders continue campaigns

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 00:01
The leaders of Scotland's main political parties continue campaigning during a week dominated by manifesto launches.

Idyllic Eden 'cut off from politics'

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:51
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.

VIDEO: UK election: A guide for non-Brits

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:27
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.

Eurovision star Ronnie Carroll dies

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 23:01
Ronnie Carroll, a former UK Eurovision contestant who was due to stand in the 2015 general election, has died at the age of 80.

Clegg would reject Tory welfare cuts

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:36
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.

When political logos are altered

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:12
Political rebranding is no longer the preserve of parties, politicos and ad agencies

Farage encourages tactical voting

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 18:09
The leader of UKIP has encouraged people to vote tactically in the general election while on a factory visit in Essex.

NI polling station decision upheld

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 17:34
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer has upheld his decision to stop using a school as a polling station because of loyalist intimidation.

Has Labour borrowing pledge changed?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 14:56
Is Labour now promising only to borrow to fund investment schemes that were not mentioned in the manifesto?

Labour pledges more powers for Wales

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 14:46
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.

Election 2015 in pictures: 13 April

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 14:31
Images from the campaign trail.

Tory slogan "Same Old Labour" stolen - by Labour

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 13:26
A Conservative campaign to discredit Labour is hijacked by Labour Twitter accounts

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