Shapps should be concentrating on decapitating Ukip: instead he’s got a personal ‘screw-up’ to deal with
By the numbers: the life and times (and promise to stand down if he loses South Thanet) of Nigel Farage
It may be a storm in a teacup, but it doesn’t help Ed as he tries to regain initiative on household energy bills
Cameron tells the FT he wants to lead a country in which people can feel ‘a deep national pride’
Too wild to join a coalition? A breakdown of the Green manifesto shows them far more radical than Ukip
Candidate resigns from party in wake of dodgy donor sting - but still wants to stand as independent
Just don’t call her Justine Thornton, the name she normally goes by: Labour wants no confusion
Will it relieve tensions between Aussie election guru Lynton Crosby and those whinging Tory Poms?
New Tory ‘Spitting Image’ poster picks up on growing fears that Labour could do a deal with the SNP
Balls warns of unprecedented cuts if Tories are returned to power - but is he crying wolf again?
Ukip parliamentary candidate for Stockton adapts Abba song Chiquitita to 'celebrates the purple'
And in London, Ed Miliband’s party pulls 12 points ahead of the Tories - best since last May
Cameron's ultimatum has not gone down well – given how keen he was to debate in 2010
Polling shows two main parties could tie on 272 apiece - with surging SNP holding the balance of power
Lib Dems say if Cameron won’t defend coalition’s record on TV, then Nick Clegg will step in
Labour figures fear Osborne will hit pensioners – but to help the poor rather than wealthy graduates
Chancellor hails incomes breakthrough but John Humphrys draws attention to ‘the small print’
‘No more obsessing over caps,’ says Farage, as he ditches party’s call for a 50,000-a-year limit
Two new polls show Tories leading Labour – while Feb average has them ahead for first time in three years
From those wonderful folks who brought you ‘Labour Isn’t Working’ – a punchy new Saatchi ad