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ELECTION 2015: Twitter fandoms
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ELECTION 2015: Twitter fandoms

The best reaction to today's election news as two tribes go to war
23 Apr 2015
Foreign bankers warn against Labour – surprise, surprise
Labour leader Ed Miliband with the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls
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Foreign bankers warn against Labour – surprise, surprise

Should George Osborne really be invoking foreign investment bankers in support of a Tory victory?
23 Apr 2015
Swing to Labour in England could give Miliband victory
Columnist Don Brind
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Swing to Labour in England could give Miliband victory

New polling in Scotland appears to confirm Labour’s worst fears – but there’s hope elsewhere
20 Apr 2015
Did we see the real David Cameron tonight? Ouch!
The Mole
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Did we see the real David Cameron tonight? Ouch!

Fighting back, Team Cameron even tried selling the idea that the PM had not been invited
17 Apr 2015
Snap poll gives it to Miliband whatever Murdoch might say
Columnist Don Brind
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Snap poll gives it to Miliband whatever Murdoch might say

Post-debate survey asks who should be elected prime minister - and Miliband comes out on top
17 Apr 2015
‘No party is telling the truth about crisis facing NHS’
The Mole
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‘No party is telling the truth about crisis facing NHS’

Former chief Sir David Nicholson says the dire state of the NHS will become apparent this autumn
16 Apr 2015
DON BRIND: Tories could lose Thatcher's old seat
Columnist Don Brind
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DON BRIND: Tories could lose Thatcher's old seat

New polling from marginals boosts Labour after Monday’s surprise poll giving Tories six-point lead
14 Apr 2015
Confused? You will be: Tories and Labour swap roles
The Mole
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Confused? You will be: Tories and Labour swap roles

Miliband promises fiscal rectitude while Cameron pledges inheritance tax relief and extra NHS funds
13 Apr 2015
Some Scottish Tories ready to vote Labour to keep SNP out
Nicola Sturgeon
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Some Scottish Tories ready to vote Labour to keep SNP out

New poll suggests tactical voting could upset Nicola Sturgeon's dreams of a total Labour wipeout
11 Apr 2015
Ed Miliband goes from Wallace to womaniser
Columnist Nigel Horne
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Ed Miliband goes from Wallace to womaniser

‘Tangled’ love life of Ed Miliband and Stephanie Flanders will do no harm to Labour leader's image
10 Apr 2015
PM resurrects ‘Big Society’ in bid to save Tory campaign
The Mole
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PM resurrects ‘Big Society’ in bid to save Tory campaign

Has Aussie strategist failed to understand that many Brits want to vote Tory but feel guilty about doing so?
10 Apr 2015
Poll blitz gives Miliband's team a big morale boost
Columnist Don Brind
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Poll blitz gives Miliband's team a big morale boost

Ed even beats Dave in personal rating. But Labour activists will be told: ‘Keep your feet on the ground’
10 Apr 2015
Trident attack: Tory Fallon accused of ‘gutter’ politics
The Mole
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Trident attack: Tory Fallon accused of ‘gutter’ politics

Highly personal attack shows Tories still intent on making Miliband's suitability as PM the key issue
9 Apr 2015
Advantage Miliband, says latest polling in marginals
Columnist Don Brind
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Advantage Miliband, says latest polling in marginals

Ashcroft’s new surveys in Tory-held marginals point to Labour emerging as the largest party - by a whisker
9 Apr 2015
Labour to abolish non-dom tax status: how would it work?
Ed Miliband and Ed Balls
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Labour to abolish non-dom tax status: how would it work?

Ed Miliband says he would scrap the non-dom status that has become 'a symbol of tax avoidance' in the UK
8 Apr 2015
THE MOLE: Bannatyne changes his tune
The Mole
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THE MOLE: Bannatyne changes his tune

Labour puts the ball in Tories’ court: will they do anything about wealthy foreigners evading tax?
8 Apr 2015
THE MOLE: Blair backs Miliband on EU referendum
The Mole
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THE MOLE: Blair backs Miliband on EU referendum

Former PM's support for Miliband is seen as a double-edged sword - though he might tempt 'soft Tories'
7 Apr 2015
Polls give Dave and Ed a tie but Nicola nicks top spot
Columnist Don Brind
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Polls give Dave and Ed a tie but Nicola nicks top spot

Meanwhile new YouGov poll gives Tories 37% - the vote share they achieved at the 2010 election
3 Apr 2015
SNP’s big secret: ‘what they really want is a Tory win’
Nicola Sturgeon
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SNP’s big secret: ‘what they really want is a Tory win’

Nicola Sturgeon accused of ‘trash talking’ Ed Miliband because she doesn’t really want a pact with Labour
2 Apr 2015
Labour vs Big Business: the row that keeps on giving
The Mole
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Labour vs Big Business: the row that keeps on giving

Cameron goes into TV debate with more business leaders signing up to anti-Labour message
2 Apr 2015
Cameron denies fighting dirty after No 10 attack on Ed
The Mole
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Cameron denies fighting dirty after No 10 attack on Ed

So, whatever happened to the PM’s pledge to make sunshine the day in UK politics?
31 Mar 2015
Labour refuses to give up the fight in Scotland
Labour leader Ed Miliband
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Labour refuses to give up the fight in Scotland

Miliband’s director of field operations plans to switch resources to focus on winnable Scottish seats
31 Mar 2015
DON BRIND: Miliband loses his 'Paxo bounce'
Columnist Don Brind
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DON BRIND: Miliband loses his 'Paxo bounce'

Four-point lead was just a blip, says The Sun: but Labour are polling way ahead in London
31 Mar 2015
Labour ‘tax bombshell’? More Arthur Daley economics
The Mole
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Labour ‘tax bombshell’? More Arthur Daley economics

Cameron says ‘every working family’ faces an extra £3,000 tax bill if Labour win the election… Hmmm...
30 Mar 2015
DON BRIND: Tories have their backs to the walls
Columnist Don Brind
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DON BRIND: Tories have their backs to the walls

Despite one encouraging poll, Cameron launches his campaign with the numbers refusing to add up
30 Mar 2015
Miliband: no more Mr Gloomy - introducing Mr Positive
The Mole
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Miliband: no more Mr Gloomy - introducing Mr Positive

As Labour’s election campaign kicks off at Olympic Park, Ed’s spin doctors try to inject a little sunshine
27 Mar 2015
TV watchers score Cameron the victor – but Labour are happy
Columnist Don Brind
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TV watchers score Cameron the victor – but Labour are happy

Majority of those thinking of switching their vote after watching the show would swap to Miliband
27 Mar 2015
Cameron, back on form, rules out VAT rise if Tories win
The Mole
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Cameron, back on form, rules out VAT rise if Tories win

Cameron 'wins' final PMQs before election – and it could be last ya-boo session of its kind if Ed has his way
25 Mar 2015
SALMOND VOW: 'I will block Tory minority rule'
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SALMOND VOW: 'I will block Tory minority rule'

Former SNP leader says the party would come out against the Conservatives in a vote of confidence
25 Mar 2015
Miliband ‘an unpopular toff costing us votes’ – Lab MP
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Miliband ‘an unpopular toff costing us votes’ – Lab MP

Anyone who tells you Miliband is popular is lying, says Simon Danzcuk – before trying to row back fast
24 Mar 2015
Cameron gets his way as TV debates finally fixed
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Cameron gets his way as TV debates finally fixed

Four televised events okayed - and PM gets away with his plan to evade face-to-face with Miliband
22 Mar 2015
THE MOLE: Budget may not save Tory skins
The Mole
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THE MOLE: Budget may not save Tory skins

OBR warns that public spending squeeze will be tougher than anything seen in past five years
18 Mar 2015
DON BRIND: Ashcroft polls dash Tory hopes
Columnist Don Brind
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DON BRIND: Ashcroft polls dash Tory hopes

Cheer for Miliband, disappointment for Cameron, as national trend towards Tories fails to feed through
18 Mar 2015
Miliband refusal to rule out SNP deal ‘despicable’ says PM
The Mole
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Miliband refusal to rule out SNP deal ‘despicable’ says PM

While Nicola Sturgeon tells LSE students it’s a chance ‘to keep the Tories out of power’
17 Mar 2015
‘Two kitchens’ Miliband takes on Big Six energy suppliers
The Mole
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‘Two kitchens’ Miliband takes on Big Six energy suppliers

It may be a storm in a teacup, but it doesn’t help Ed as he tries to regain initiative on household energy bills
13 Mar 2015
Respected pollster says Labour are the ones to watch
Columnist Don Brind
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Respected pollster says Labour are the ones to watch

Look at the averages anew, and it’s Labour who have the advantage while Tories ‘are far from victory’
12 Mar 2015