Shapps denies Wikipedia claims

Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps denies claims he changed Wikipedia entries about himself and other politicians.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 6:25 pm

Clegg in public servants' pay pledge

Millions of public sector workers would be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announces.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 6:03 pm

Tories pledge new childcare places

The Conservatives' manifesto pledge on childcare means an extra 600,000 free places, Prime Minister David Cameron is to say.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 6:03 pm

Parties focus on health and women

Scottish parties will focus on women, the NHS and taxes as election campaigning continues.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 6:00 pm

UK will aid Med searches, PM says

The UK will contribute to search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean, to help stop migrants becoming "cargoes of death", David Cameron says.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 2:39 pm

Tories and Labour in SNP election row

Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of "demeaning" his office by "talking up the SNP" - as Sir John Major warns the nationalists could "blackmail" a Labour government.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 1:17 pm

VIDEO: John Major speech on campaign day 22

Former Conservative Prime Minister John Major joined the campaign and weighed into the row over the SNP.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 12:39 pm

Communist Party launches manifesto

The Communist Party launches its manifesto under the slogan "Tax The Rich", with pledges to end austerity and renationalise the railways.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 12:37 pm

Hammond predicts EU treaty change

Changes to EU treaties "have to happen" because of German support, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond predicts during a BBC election debate.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 12:01 pm

Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

Ex-prime minister Sir John Major claims that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 10:51 am

Vote registration 'breaks records'

A record breaking 469,000 people registered to vote online in one day for the 2015 general election - as the deadline closed on 20 April.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 10:42 am

Clegg family write secret food blog

Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, wife of Nick Clegg, reveals that she and their three boys have been writing an anonymous cookery blog for three years.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 8:28 am

How many people have second homes?

The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 8:10 am

Election 2015: "Misstakes and mispellings"

An array of misspelt, error ridden and entirely incorrect campaign literature

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 7:07 am

Labour's Flint endorses tidal lagoon

Labour's Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint says she is confident the party can "move forward" plans for a £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 6:53 am

Labour plans nurses recruitment drive

Labour will launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband says.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 4:33 am

DUP 'could be pivotal' in parliament

The DUP says it believes its votes could be vital in the formation of the next UK government, as it launches its general election manifesto.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 4:32 am

Nick Clegg accused of following 'gangsta' fashion

Nick Clegg's choice of outfit on Twitter is causing quite a stir.

Posted by on 21 April 2015 | 3:12 am

The constituency that is much closer to Oslo than Westminster

Do Orkney and Shetland's residents feel distanced from the election?

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:12 pm

The politics of childcare

Parents welcome extra childcare but providers say the fee they receive from the government does not cover their costs, reports Sanchia Berg.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:10 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