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  1. Sir John Major has said a Labour-SNP deal could "prise apart the union"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Richmond and Twickenham Times

    Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has urged Ed Miliband to rule out governing with the SNP in order to protect the United Kingdom. The ex-Tory leader said the nationalists would enter any deal with the "overriding aim" of "prising apart" the union.

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  2. Sir John Major has said a Labour-SNP deal could "prise apart the union"Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has urged Ed Miliband to rule out governing with the SNP in order to protect the United Kingdom. The ex-Tory leader said the nationalists would enter any deal with the "overriding aim" of "prising apart" the union.

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  3. Through the ROOFaRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Guy Fawkes' blog

    This week David Cameron said a new Tory government would build many more new homes in the next Parliament than in this one.

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  4. British Drifting to EU Exit Spooks InvestorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    ... weaker pound relative to the dollar also reached the highest since June 2012. Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party are neck and neck in most polls. The makeup of the next government will likely depend on ...

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  5. Morning news headlines: Rule out SNP deal; cuts hit poorest hardest; Becky stepbrother faces courtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcWolverhampton

    Former prime minister Sir John Major has urged Ed Miliband to rule out governing with the SNP in order to protect the United Kingdom. The ex-Tory leader said the nationalists would enter any deal with the "overriding aim" of "prising apart" the union.

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  6. Lending to first-time buyers could slump when Help to Buy ends next year, warn lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Money

    ... homes he wants to be offered to priced-out under-40s at a 20 per cent discount to market value should the Conservatives win the general election in May. His comments come as recent official data has showed homeownership in England have fallen to the ...

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  7. Major: Miliband should rule out deal with SNP to protect the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    SIR John Major has made an impassioned plea to Ed Miliband to rule out any post- election deal with the SNP in order to protect the survival of the United Kingdom. SIR John Major has made an impassioned plea to Ed Miliband to rule out any post- election deal with the SNP in order to protect the survival of the United Kingdom.

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  8. Ray Dawe: Raising the price of our services should be a last resortRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Sussex Today

    ... government has promised to eliminate its current budget deficit by 2017-18. Should they be elected, the Conservatives have also vowed to introduce a 'balanced budget rule' to run surpluses in good economic times. This contrast in the national ...

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  9. Louise Burfitt-Dons: Is the WPL an economic or a political issue?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nottingham Evening Post

    The Workplace Parking Levy has led to residents streets being swamped in some areas, such as here near Crabtree Primary School in Bulwell in 2012. With transport a key issue in the election Louise Burfitt-Dons, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Nottingham North, says a key part of the city's policy is flawed.

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  10. Plaid's equal funding for Wales callRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    Plaid Cymru will demand equal funding for Wales and Scotland in any Westminster coalition talks after the general election in May. At the party's spring conference in Caernarfon, party leader Leanne Wood will urge the "Westminster parties" to promise Wales an extra A 1.2bn a year. She will argue the cash could boost the economy and tax revenue in Wales, allowing Welsh public services to be funded without UK Treasury funding.

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  11. Slowdown in business spending hitting UK growth, says accountancy bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    UK companies are putting the brakes on investment spending, slowing the economic recovery amid concerns about the eurozone and general election, a business group has warned. The government's hoped for trade and investment-led recovery remains elusive, leaving Britain's fortunes heavily dependent on the consumer, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales .

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  12. Leanne Wood says voters are as angry about David Cameron's government as they were about Thatcher'sRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    David Cameron's Government is stoking up the kind of anger among voters not seen since Margaret Thatcher's days, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said. The Welsh nationalist leader said the austerity measures of the Tory-led administration in Westminster had decimated parts of her homeland and she fears there could be worse to come after the general election.

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  13. You thought Ex On The Beach was a low point in TV history? This is Question Time on steroidsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Unless it includes a Noel's House Party-style mass gungeing, seeing Dave Cameron's face pop up on my telly is an instant switch-off The prospect of seeing seven political leaders on prime-time TV chatting populist nonsense about, say, immigration is the best motivation I can think of to switch off the box and do something less boring instead. Far from being an engaging way of stirring public interest in politics, the leaders' debates are the most stupid aspect of our increasingly stupid democracy.

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  14. PM Cameron called 'chicken' for refusing to TV debateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    LONDON, United Kingdom - A refusal to participate in a live TV debate with opposition leader Ed Miliband days before the May 7 polls has earned British Prime Minister David Cameron names like "chicken" and "running scared". But the prime minister's office blamed broadcasters for alleged chaotic preparations for three debates planned before the election.

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  15. Do more for Hong Kong, MPs urgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... when she suggests that the polls are good news for the Tories because a vote for the SNP will help the Conservatives and hinder Labour. The audience claps when MSP for Glasgow Humza Yousaf - who is a member of the SNP - says that "it's not a case of ...

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  16. Maximus: Same Circus, Different ClownsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Indy Media

    On Monday 2nd of March 2015, there were demonstrations in over 30 towns and cities around the UK against Maximus, the US based health insurance corporation that has taken over the contract from the French IT Company Atos to administer the Work Capability Assessment on behalf of the Department Of Work And Pensions. Atos announced its exit from the contract in early 2014 following an intense period of direct action against the company by groups such as Disabled People Against the Cuts .

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  17. Leanne Wood insisted Plaid Cymru could play a decisive role in the general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Worcester News

    David Cameron's Government is stoking up the kind of anger among voters not seen since Margaret Thatcher's days, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said. The Welsh nationalist leader said the austerity measures of the Tory-led administration in Westminster had decimated parts of her homeland and she fears there could be worse to come after the general election.

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  18. Analysing Risks On The Upcoming UK General ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Investopedia

    ... to take control, and means that a coalition government, similar to the one that currently exists between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats, is a possible outcome. A recent poll by Populus/Hanover projects Labour to win 277 seats in the ...

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  19. Betfair predicts election fever as its revenues jump by 20 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... due to a weak government being formed, with odds of 7/2. A hung parliament is the runaway favourite, with the Conservatives odds-on to claim the most seats at Westminster. The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, is the most likely ...

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  20. COMMENT: Jailed in the US... for terrorism in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Time and again since the financial crash, American prosecutors have shown they are infinitely more effective at convicting corrupt bankers, fraudsters and market-fixers than their feeble counterparts in Britain. First there was the fiasco of Abu Hamza, the hook-handed hate preacher who was allowed to spout his bile here for years before being extradited to the US, where their authorities in contrast to our own, managed to jail him for life.

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