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In pictures: The manifesto launches

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:35
The last week has been dominated by the launch of the manifestos of the main political parties ahead of the election, with some interesting venue choices.

Why SNP matters to whole of UK

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:29
What are the consequences of the SNP's decision to campaign for the end of austerity in the whole of the UK?

PM in UK vow over Scots devolution

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:28
A Conservative government would ensure the rest of the UK did not "lose out" from Scottish devolution, David Cameron will say ahead of the launch of the SNP's manifesto.

Pensioner pledge in older vote focus

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:58
Welsh Labour focuses on older voters, while Tories commit to a Wales Commonwealth Games bid on the final day to register to vote for the general election.

The battleground of Upper Bann

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:50
The DUP are worried that the Upper Bann constituency could prove difficult to keep hold of in the general election in May.

'How can we keep feeding the nation?'

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:42
Newsbeat's #GE2015 tour heads to Carmarthenshire to talk with young farmers about their lives.

United front on fracking in Vale

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:33
Arguments about the environment haven't been headline news during this election campaign so far but the parties have united on the issue of fracking in the Vale of Glamorgan.

SNP to launch election manifesto

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 00:02
The SNP is launching its manifesto setting out an "alternative to austerity" and claiming to be a force for UK-wide change.

Voter registration deadline looms

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:55
Anyone wishing to vote in the general election must register by midnight on Monday.

Vote inspires political theatre boom

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:43
In the run-up to the general election, you can see a play set in a polling station, plays about democracy and even a play that sets the Budget speech to a death metal soundtrack. But can the theatre offer us a fresh view of politics, and even influence our vote?

How Essex, Florida and motorways helped decide elections

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 23:42
In this interactive video the BBC's Chris Mason charts the history of voter groups in UK politics

UKIP accuses PM over migrant deaths

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 21:30
David Cameron's bombing of Libya has "directly caused" migrant disasters in the Mediterranean Sea, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.

VIDEO: BBC Rewind: 1983 SDP-Liberal Alliance manifesto

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 17:12
The SDP-Liberal Alliance pledged to work together in their first general election manifesto.

Davey warns of right-to-buy 'fraud'

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 16:39
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey claims the "huge discounts" offered in right-to-buy schemes have led to fraud.

Plaid 'may withhold Labour support'

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 14:51
Plaid Cymru might withhold its support from Ed Miliband if he leads a minority Labour government, Leanne Wood says.

Analysis: Dangers of Lloyds plan

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 14:24
The BBC's Chris Cook analyses Conservative plans to offer up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares to small investors at below-market prices.

Farage warns of referendum 'stitch up'

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 13:50
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.

Tory candidate in muffin probe

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 13:03
A Conservative standing for re-election dismisses as "nonsense" claims he attempted to sway potential voters with cake.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband mobbed by hen party

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:48
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.

SNP reject Tory and Labour attacks

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:48
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".