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Election 2015 Live Blog
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Election 2015: what we didn't talk about

The economy, immigration and the NHS were some of the hot topics discussed during the general election - but what were the issues left off the agenda?

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Election 2015: the issues that matter to young people

During the general election campaign, Channel 4 News asked three young poets for their take on the problems they want solved by the election, from education to the housing crisis.

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Election 2015: is this the first 'social media' campaign?

This year's appeal for votes has been awash with negative tweets, viral YouTube clips and memes galore - but does it really mean social media has come of age for elections?

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Read more on Liam's blog Polling day: will the weather get in the way?

This time round, it seems that predicting the weather will be a much easier job than predicting the outcome of the election, as the party leaders have their last-minute push of campaigning.

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog The Queen's Speech

I asked various sources how the Queen might feel about turning up in a grand ceremonial opening of parliament mode, lending lustre to what could be a political bear fight.

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Election 2015: how will seven-party politics work?

Unless the polls are criminally inaccurate, a majority government is impossible. So the choice facing people as they put their crosses on the ballot paper is like a proxy vote.

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Germanwings crash co-pilot 'practised rapid descent'

The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps, killing 150 people, reportedly practised a descent on the previous flight.

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Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog What is the SNP doing to stamp out its problem fringe element?

Yesterday this correspondent suggested it was time the SNP named and shamed its extremist fringe. They've made a belated start to stamp it out - but could they do more?

article 05 May 2015 UK
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From Beirut to Brixton: war photographer on election trail

American photojournalist Stanley Greene has documented conflict, violence and human disasters across the world for over 25 years. Channel 4 News asked him to capture the battle for Number 10.

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Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: the dodgiest claims of the election campaign

The porkies have come thick and fast from all sides during this election campaign. What are the biggest fibs FactCheck has unearthed?

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Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Trafficking death camp in Thailand may be tip of the iceberg

Four days ago a camp was found on the Thai-Malaysia border containing the graves of dozens of would-be migrants - and some believe there may be at least 60 more such camps.

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Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Gordon Brown the footsoldier: could he pull it off again?

Barnstormer 2 - the sequel. The heroic - at least as far as unionists are concerned - Gordon Brown rides into Glasgow from Fife to sweep all before him in an impassioned plea to sway the electorate.

article 05 May 2015 World, Israel
Israeli tanks on the Gaza border 2014
Israel 'caused massive and unprecedented harm' in Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately at Palestinian civilians during the 2014 Gaza conflict, according to a report based on the testimony of dozens of IDF veterans involved in the operation.

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Read more on Liam's blog We've just had the sunniest April on record

Today, the Met Office announced that we've just had the sunniest April on record, with 212 hours of sunshine across the UK - seven hours more than the previous record, set in 1942.

article 05 May 2015 France
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Texas Mohammed cartoon attack suspect known by FBI

One of two gunmen shot dead at an event in Texas exhibiting cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed had been monitored by the FBI, court documents reveal.

article 05 May 2015 World, Israel
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Lauryn Hill cancels performance in Israel

US singer Lauryn Hill cancels a concert in Tel Aviv, after social media activists urged her to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian land.

post 04 May 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Could SNP do more to 'name and shame' the fringe?

SNP activists claim Scottish Labour was behind a dark propaganda deed to wreck its own rally in Glasgow. Come on guys.

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