Jim Murphy has accused the SNP of wanting to consign Scotland to years of deepening division over independence, after Nicola Sturgeon accused both Labour and the Tories of clinging to the idea that they are entitled to a Westminster majority instead of embracing the multi-party election that the public wants.
David Cameron will tear a leaf out of Labour’s playbook by announcing that he will use the £227m fine imposed on Deutsche Bank for rigging the Libor rate into a new three-year fund to create 50,000 new apprenticeships.
Will the SNP really be able to call the tune for a minority Labour government and hold the country to ransom, as Conservative ministers have repeatedly claimed?
The SNP surge has reached new limits as a poll suggests that the party could be on 54% of the vote.
A Labour government would bring closer the “dream of home ownership” for young people by abolishing stamp duty for all first-time buyers purchasing homes worth up to £300,000, Ed Miliband will announce.
The heads of thousands of businesses, who collectively employ nearly 100,000 people, have signed a letter in support of the Conservatives.
The general secretary of Unite, Len McCluskey, believes that Ed Miliband could work with Nicola Sturgeon after the election, while insisting it would be wrong for him to attack the SNP when the party currently has the support of half his membership in Scotland.
The latest YouGov poll, for the Sunday Times, suggests that Conservative voters, and those in general, think that Boris should lead if Cameron loses.
The latest YouGov poll, for the Sunday Times, suggests that 12% of voters could be voting for a party that is not their first choice.
The Conservatives head into the last 10 days of the election campaign with the narrowest of leads over Labour, according to the penultimate Opinium/Observer survey before polling day on 7 May.
Stewart Hosie has said he will not seek re-election as deputy leader of the Scottish National party after revelations about his private life.
Britain’s economic problem is easy to identify. As a nation, we live beyond our means. Consumption exceeds production. Exports are lower than imports, resulting in a balance of payments deficit that has got bigger over time.