A new poll by Survation, for the Daily Record, suggests that the public think Ed Miliband is a better leader than David Cameron in terms of net approval.
The strongest, if still tentative, sign that the Conservatives’ narrow and negative campaign is misfiring emerged on Thursday when three polls showed Labour moving ahead and, for the first time, one poll found that Ed Miliband had more positive personal approval ratings than David Cameron.
Ukip still has a problem with men in the party sometimes displaying “boorishness” and “chauvinism”, according to one of its most senior figures.
The Ipsos-Mori poll, commissioned by the BBC, shows some of the key issues that Scottish voters will think about when at the ballot box in May.
The UK’s general election is now just four weeks away, but it is still unclear which of the two main parties will emerge with more votes.
The way Scotland votes could be decisive in determining the make up and shape of UK politics post-May. What’s been happening north of the border?
Nigel Farage has rejected concerns that Ukip’s campaign is flagging, saying on Wednesday that he is now pretty sure of winning South Thanet.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that a vote for the Scottish National party in next month’s general election does not amount to a vote for a second referendum on Scottish independence.
The latest batch of constituency polling from Lord Ashcroft suggests that Labour could make key gains in less than a month’s time.
Ed Miliband will promise to end a colonial-era symbol of inequity in the tax system by announcing that, if he wins the election, he will abolish the non-domicile rule that allows many of Britain’s richest permanent residents to avoid paying tax in the UK on their worldwide income.
Donald Trump has said leaving the EU would not put Britain at the back of the queue to secure a US trade deal under his presidency – a move applauded by the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, who admitted he had reservations about backing the controversial Republican.
David Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary, has called for an end to the refugee camp system and the reform of humanitarian institutions “that were designed for yesterday’s problems, not tomorrow’s”.
Boris Johnson has been accused by the grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, the Conservative MP Sir Nicholas Soames, of “fundamentally dishonest gymnastics” for criticising a planned multibillion-pound trade deal between the US and the EU that he had previously lauded as “Churchillian” for its brilliance.