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  1. ELECTION 2015: German TV focuses on battle for Grimsby seatRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | This Is Grimsby

    ... European Union stance and his relationship with rival candidates. "It is a marginal seat between Labour, the Conservatives and Ukip and it is of real interest to people in Germany," she said. "People are always interested in whether Britain will ...

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  2. Cameron wrestles with his Tory identityRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... question. It's worth watching Britain, for it is there, in the birthplace of Torydom, that David Cameron's Conservatives went through the greatest contortions to shut up their extreme moral and libertarian factions, speak a language that appealed to ...

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    51 min ago | This Is Somerset

    Labour leader Ed Miliband again insisted that he was not prepared to strike a deal with the Scottish Nationalists to form a government. He said that anyone watching Thursday night's televised leaders' debate will have seen "fundamental differences" between Labour and the SNP on the economy, national security and the break-up of the UK.

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  4. Labour To Set Out Key Immigration PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    ... no." With 19 days to go until the General Election, the latest poll by YouGov for the Sun has Labour and the Conservatives tied on 34%. On Friday SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon once again warned that voters will never forgive Mr Miliband if he stands ...

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  5. The IPCC has warned a shift away from investment in oil, coal and gas towards renewables is neededRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Former First Minister Rhodri Morgan muses on the impact of lost oil revenues and the importance of manifestos in his weekly column It's thirty two years now since the Thatcher landslide in 1983, coming after the ejection of the Argentinian junta's invasion of the Falklands. It just seems so long ago.

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  6. On the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Tory Leader Jim Prentice made the 'live long and prosper' sign as he made a campaign stop in Vulcan on April 17, 2015. It seems the Progressive Conservatives haven't learned to avoid the use of stock photos.

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  7. Martin Hesp: No such thing as a long haired Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Western morning News

    The thing about being in the public eye - even just a little bit - is that things stick to you in the same way that burrs cling to clothes when you walk through an overgrown garden. So there's Ed Miliband and his two kitchens, David Cameron and the Bullingdon Club, Nick Clegg forever walking through the garden of No 10 hand-in-hand with his new Tory mate, the handbag of Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair's porky pie furore, the Geoffrey Howe thing about being savaged by a dead sheep I say this as a newspaper columnist who is just a teeny-weenie bit in the public eye.

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  8. Which horse to back in UK vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... A Tory minority government may be the initial outcome, followed by a Labour administration. My top tips: Conservatives towin most election seats at 4/7 and Ukip to only get one or two seats at 5/2. Not one politician in the country can be found to ...

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  9. About that Conservative jobs miracle...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Statesman

    It has been clear for some time that the Conservatives' plans to achieve a budget surplus in the next Parliament - regarded with considerable scepticism by most informed observers, from the IMF to the vast majority of leading UK macroeconomists - was dependent on large cuts to spending on working age social security benefits, only a small fraction of which the Conservatives were willing to specify in advance of the election. As the Institute for Fiscal Studies put it : But it is now almost two years since he announced his intention of cutting welfare spending by A 12bn.

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  10. Labour and Tories battle over jobs as Iain Duncan Smith calls for...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Labour and the Conservatives opened up a new battlefield over jobs yesterday as former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith claimed 'zero-hours contracts' should be rebranded not scrapped. Labour and the Conservatives opened up a new battlefield over jobs yesterday as former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith claimed 'zero-hours contracts' should be rebranded not scrapped.

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  11. Paradox of the nationalisT who attacks nationaLSISRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The party manifesto offered was heavy with the glib, vote-grabbing promises that hint of desperation behind the scenes. Yet for David Cameron and his writers, neither of these was quite enough.

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  12. Alex Salmond raises the stakes in the debate about full fiscal autonomyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... autonomy in the next Westminster parliament, as Nicola Sturgeon has promised, they will fail. Labour, the Conservatives and Lib Dems will protest loudly that it would plunge Scotland billions of pounds deeper into the red. What's the betting the ...

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  13. Lisa Owen interviews Tony Blair's former press secretaryRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... it tends to be very unfavourable for him and for what he is trying to do. And, also, on the economy, the Conservatives do seem to have blown a bit of a hole through their entire strategy, because they've started to come out with massive, unfunded ...

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  14. David Herdson on why it suits all that a debate on the economy is effectively closed downRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Politicalbetting.com

    ... the reticence to trumpet the numbers is about more than that; it's not necessarily in the interests of the Conservatives for the economy to be seen to be doing too well. The relevant history here is 1992 and 1997. In the earlier election, the ...

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  15. Saturday's National Newspaper Front PagesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sky News

    Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash on the front pages of Saturday's national newspapers. Tory chief whip Michael Gove has said the Conservatives will not "get into bed" with Nigel Farage by making a deal with UKIP after the General Election.

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  16. Platell's People: Why we women can't stand SturgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    For the 32 million women in this country who feel abandoned by our braying bunch of privileged male leaders, the sight of Nicola Sturgeon taking centre stage and giving Ed Miliband and David Cameron a good hand-bagging ought to be cause for celebration. The answer, I suspect, is because we can sense that under the newly softened bob and carefully feminised makeover lies the worst kind of politician, whatever their sex: one who hungers for power for power's sake, and will seize it by whatever means they can.

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  17. COMMENT: How Tories can stop Red Ed and the SNPRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The independent Office for National Statistics delivered some truly stunning figures yesterday on the state of Britain's resurgent economy. Employment at its highest rate since records began, real wages growing by 2.2 per cent, four out of five jobs created in the last year being full-time and living standards rising for the first time since the crash.

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  18. Farage 'disappoints' Bishop of DoverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    The Bishop of Dover said he was left "disappointed" after UKIP leader Nigel Farage stated will not attend an election debate in Kent. The Right Reverend Trevor Willmott has invited candidates for the Thanet South seat to discuss election issues with the public next Friday.

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  19. One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... are expected to show a continuing rise despite the upturn in the economy. The issue is also sensitive for the Conservatives because Trussell Trust surveys show that the most common reason for people being referred to it are delays in receiving state ...

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  20. Tory pensions tsar will champion the consumer and crack down on rip-off chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... played second fiddle to the interests of large financial firms, but the new pension freedoms show that the Conservatives have put the interests of British savers first,' Dr Altmann said. 'I passionately believe the new pension reforms, trusting ...

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