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David Cameron has said he is not going to “roll over” and let Labour leader Ed Miliband and the SNP’s Alex Salmond wreck the achievements of the last five years

General Election 2015: The ringing business endorsement of the Tories - organised by Conservative Central Office

The joint declaration of support, reported in the Daily Telegraph also included several duplicate names and signatories who were not company owners

Private rented accommodation accounts for around 4.2 million households

Britain's wealthiest private landlords being paid millions in housing benefit despite social housing being cut

Ukip’s housing spokesman Andrew Charalambous is among the biggest landlord recipients, having received £826,395 in the last tax year

General Election 2015: Tories sack candidate who said she would never support 'the Jew' Ed Miliband

Conservative party spokesman describes Gulzabeen Afsar's remark as 'offensive and wrong'

The TV debates have propelled Natalie Bennett into the public eye as never before
Jess Asato instructs her team in Norwich North

General Election 2015: Jess Asato - the candidate for Norwich North who could give Labour the majority it needs

Mary Dejevsky spends a day with an energetic candidate juggling political ambition with a 17-week-old daughter

Nick Clegg was campaigning with candidate Vikki Slade at a nursery in Dorset on Monday

General Election 2015: No coalition deals without agreement on increased education spending, says Nick Clegg

Clegg announced he would not deal with any party that failed to boost 'cradle to college' funding

Lord Bell, Tory peer, co-founder of lobbyists Bell Pottinger. Smooth but headmasterly, dismissive of criticism

General Election 2015: Margaret Thatcher's election guru blasts David Cameron's strategy and says the party underestimated Ed Miliband

Lord Bell says the Prime Minister should have shown more passion earlier on in the campaign

Around 17,000 front-line police jobs have already been lost since 2010

General Election 2015: Further planned cuts to police budgets under Tories, says Theresa May

The Police Federation, representing rank and file officers, warned policing could not cope with a further financial squeeze as it was already 'on its knees'

General Election 2015: Green party candidate becomes first to reveal Aids diagnosis

David Kirwan is also the third election candidate to reveal he is HIV positive

Conservatives: “Strong leadership, a clear economic plan, a brighter more secure future

General Election 2015 explained: Manifestos

Continuing our daily miscellany celebrating the facts, figures and folklore of British general elections

General Election 2015: Labour's similarities to the Tories explains why Scots are voting SNP, says Lord Ashcroft

'There is no discernible difference between [Labour and the Tories] - the SNP are the only ones pursuing a social agenda,' said one voter

Zoe O'Connell with Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Zoe O'Connell: Transgender Liberal Democrat candidate explains why being transgender and polyamorous isn't a big deal

The MP hopeful has attracted the attention of the tabloid press ahead of the General Election

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission building in Brussels, Belgium.

EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds

Bertelsmann Stiftung, a German think tank, said leaving the EU would cost Britain £224bn

Ed Miliband said David Cameron was partly to blame for migrant crisis

The four utterly contradictory polls that tell the story of this election and why it is pointless trying to predict the outcome

Neither the Tories nor Labour can sustain a consistent lead in the polls, as four published in a day prove

Geoffrey Robert Caton, Ukip parliamentary candidate for Wallasey in the Wirral
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Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
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But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence