With just under five weeks to go to the general election, who do the forecasters think will be left holding the keys to Downing Street?
Some of the UK's top business chiefs write an open letter saying a Labour government would "threaten jobs", as Ed Miliband commits to regular worker contracts after 12 weeks.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg blazed a trail by forging a coalition partnership with the Tories. And despite the criticism he has received, he now seems at peace with himself.
Ed Miliband kicked off the first day of the election campaign by launching Labour's business manifesto, while David Cameron laid into the opposition leader on the doorstep of No.10.
A blogger is brutally murdered by men with machetes in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka - the second attack in five weeks on an online critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority country.
The general election campaign has officially begun after the prime minister informed the Queen of the dissolution of parliament.
One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades gets under way as parliament is dissolved - meaning every one of the 650 MPs elected in 2010 is officially out of a job.
Labour achieves a four-point lead, according to a new poll, following a televised grilling by Jeremy Paxman on Thursday night.