Ed Balls insists that he will buy a Labour immigration mug, despite attacks from within the party over its "shameful" message promising controls and restrictions.
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.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the Conservatives are making "good progress" towards better NHS availability as David Cameron promises a 24/7 health service.
David Cameron promises the health service will offer consultants seven days a week in England by 2020 if the Conservatives win a second term.
Max Veritas, 99, fought Oswald Mosley's fascists in Cable Street nearly eighty years ago. Now he is fighting again - a demand for £25,000 from his local council.