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Our politics correspondent explains why the Nuneaton hustings was just a warm-up act to the main event.
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Those bewigged Lords during the opening of parliament.
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Backed by Blair?
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Ed Miliband’s Labour Party gained a swing twice as big as the Conservatives did but lost seats, leading him to resign.
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David Cameron enjoying the moment.
There were shock results all round, with some big names falling.
All smiles for the Conservatives.
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It might become a great engineer, but will unlikely be a very good social worker.
More STEM education isn't a bad thing, but if we want to safeguard our jobs from being taken by machines, we need more emphasis on the humanities.
Policing the jobless.
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Labour leader ruled out any SNP deals on Question Time.
A Tory election win is the best scenario for the SNP. If Labour squeak home, it will need to find a better way forward
The mother of all crossroads.
The only way to seize the initiative back from the SNP is to build on the Smith Commission through a new Scottish Constitutional Convention
Don’t turn around.
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Ed Miliband says Labour did not overspend when it was last in office. He's right.
Oh no. Are they coming this way?
A coalition would solve Labour's short-term number problem and could damage Sturgeon's plans in the long term.