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article 31 March 2015 UK
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Labour's immigration mug: changing Britain for the better?

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.

post 30 March 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Ed Miliband courts business, David Cameron gets personal

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.

post 30 March 2015
Read more on Liam's blog 60mph gales to start the week

The weather is going to stay lively for the next few days, with no intention of making a step in the direction of spring, let alone summer.

article 30 March 2015 UK, Bangladesh
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Bangladesh: second blogger hacked to death

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.

article 30 March 2015 UK
David Cameron launches the general election campaign (Reuters)
Election campaign under way as parliament dissolved

The general election campaign has officially begun after the prime minister informed the Queen of the dissolution of parliament.

article 30 March 2015 UK
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General election 2015: campaign begins today

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.

article 28 March 2015 UK
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Hunt grilled: could the Tories really afford a 24/7 NHS?

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the Conservatives are making "good progress" towards better NHS availability as David Cameron promises a 24/7 health service.

article 28 March 2015 UK
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David Cameron pledges NHS available 24/7

David Cameron promises the health service will offer consultants seven days a week in England by 2020 if the Conservatives win a second term.

article 28 March 2015 UK
Max Levitas
Cathy Newman by Max Levitas: from fighting fascists to fighting the council

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.