Labour to tackle migrant wage abuse

Labour leader Ed Miliband is to announce plans for a new task force to crack down on the illegal exploitation of workers, in a speech on immigration.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 3:06 am

Family focus for Miliband in Wales

Labour leader Ed Miliband pays his first general election campaign visit to Wales and highlights his party's "better plan for working families".

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 2:35 am

The story behind classic election images

Through the stories behind five iconic images, BBC Radio 4 reveals how running for office at a general election has changed in the UK since 1945.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 2:12 am

Farage to face BBC audience questions

UKIP's Nigel Farage will be among leaders to face audience questions in BBC regional election special broadcasts.

Posted by on 18 April 2015 | 1:07 am

Scots parties on campaign trail

The Scottish Liberal Democrats will unveil their strategy on mental health services for young people as the election campaign continues.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 7:58 pm

How the dog pics you like could change who you vote for

The filter bubble effect is limiting what news users of social media see about the General Election

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 6:25 pm

VIDEO: Week three of election campaigning

BBC News rounds up the third week of election campaigning.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:37 pm

Election Go Figure: Campaign in numbers

The week's election campaign big numbers, visualised.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:30 pm

Six things the SNP, Greens and Plaid have in common

An image of the leaders of the SNP, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru hugging went viral after Thursday's BBC debate. But what do their parties have in common?

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:24 pm

Christian group outlines policies

The Christian People's Alliance launches its manifesto, calling for a £10,000 grant to all couples on their first marriage

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 2:52 pm

Focus on jobs as unemployment falls

David Cameron and Ed Miliband react to the latest unemployment figures, which show the number of people out of work is at a seven-year low.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 12:30 pm

SNP row dominates debate fallout

A row between Labour and the SNP over whether to "work together" in the event of a hung parliament has dominated after Thursday's TV election debate.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 11:30 am

Cameron warns of Labour 'damage'

People in Wales know "more than most the damage Labour can do", David Cameron warns, as he launches the Tories' Welsh manifesto.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 9:54 am

Tax reductions top UUP manifesto

The Ulster Unionist Party outlines tax reductions and extra money for mental health as part of its price for joining any coalition government.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 7:50 am

SNP 'are a roadblock' to Labour win

Jim Murphy unveils Scottish Labour's manifesto and insists that the SNP are a roadblock to his party winning government on 7 May.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 6:57 am

Why aren't UK pay rises delivering votes to Cameron?

The economic recovery is translating into serious pay rises and a record level of employment. So why no electoral dividend for the Tories and Lib Dems?

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 5:37 am

VIDEO: BBC Rewind: Paxman probes Blair on party funding

Jeremy Paxman asks Tony Blair how his deeply held Christian values can be reconciled with his party accepting donations from "a pornographer"

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 3:47 am

The Ed v Nicola Show (part two)

On the morning after the debate before, it is clear the election is increasingly being defined by two competing narratives.

Posted by on 17 April 2015 | 2:34 am

Group hug and Clegg’s pint: What trended in debate

Orchestrated anger against Cameron and Clegg’s non-attendance, and their responses, were the biggest social media talking points at the debate.

Posted by on 16 April 2015 | 5:54 pm

How to register to vote

The deadline to register to vote in the UK's general election is 20 April. Here's how to register.

Posted by on 15 April 2015 | 5:35 pm

VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading

MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 3:08 pm

Budget: The East Midlands reacts

Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 3:04 am

Pre-election Budget with added catapult

A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?

Posted by on 18 March 2015 | 11:54 am

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet

Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 3:05 pm

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet

The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

Posted by on 8 October 2013 | 6:42 am