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Leaders prepare for election debate
The leaders of seven political parties gear up for a live, two-hour televised general election debate later.

Leaders' debate: And the winner is…
Ahead of the live leaders' election debate, BBC political editor Nick Robinson asks what winning it really means - and how we will know.

How to stage a seven-leader debate
The BBC's Leala Padmanabhan on the challenges involved in staging TV election debates featuring seven party leaders.

Parties clash over Scottish poverty
Politicians from Scotland's five main parties clash over the causes of - and possible solutions to - poverty in a special BBC Scotland debate.

Miliband targets zero-hours contracts
Labour will end the "epidemic" of zero-hours contracts that are "undermining family life", Ed Miliband insists.

End 'hapless dad' image - Lib Dems
Reforms to paternity leave will end the stereotype of "hapless or bumbling" fathers, the Liberal Democrats say.

UKIP: Children 'brainwashed' on EU
School children are "brainwashed" with pro-EU propaganda and should not be allowed to vote in any future in/out referendum, says UKIP.

Murphy: SNP are PM's little helpers
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy says the party is "within striking distance" of the SNP - as leaders differ over the potential impact of the party on a future UK government.

VIDEO: Tories poke fun at Labour with mugs
The Conservative party launches its own range of Labour mugs on April Fool's Day.

Public urged to register for voting
Electoral Commission launches awareness campaign to remind people they must be registered before April deadline.

Introduction
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Balls and Clegg campaign in Scotland
Westminster figures travel to Scotland on the third day of campaigning in the general election.

Introduction
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.

Welsh parties row ahead of TV debate
Welsh political parties argue over who best represents Wales' interests, ahead of a televised leaders' election debate.

Introduction
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Budget: The East Midlands reacts
Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?

Pre-election Budget with added catapult
A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.

Links to UK political websites
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet
Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

European Parliaments online
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters

David Cameron's 'thug life'
A YouTube parody video of David Cameron making a witty put down at PMQs has gone viral.

The Americanisation of the UK election
There's a growing worry that the UK is heading down a path toward the US model of electioneering that lasts months and even years, reports Anthony Zurcher.

VIDEO: What the British can learn from US debates
America has a long history of televised debates. Ahead of Thursday's seven-strong debate in the UK election campaign, here's what the Brits could learn.

April Fool's Day: The best election spoofs
With 1 April coming just two days after campaigning officially got under way, we round up the inevitable election-related jokes.

Clegg's day of parents and polls
When Nick Clegg was interviewed, his big pledge on paternity leave was one of the last subjects he was asked about, says Chris Buckler.

Has there been a zero-hours explosion?
What can we say about whether there are more zero-hours contracts?

 
 
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