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ELECTION2010

Poll shows eight point Tory lead
Today’s YouGov poll for the Sun shows Labour losing further ground as it drops two points to 31 per cent, showing no obvious boost after its manifesto launch. The Tories are unchanged at 39 per cent, and the Liberal Democrats also unchanged at 20 per cent.

Sugar makes Labour donation
Lord Sugar, the Amstrad founder famous for his "You're fired!" catchphrase on television show The Apprentice, has donated £400,000 to Labour. “Lord Sugar is a great example and a powerful voice for British enterprise," Lord Mandelson said.

PM enters legal aid row
Gordon Brown has said that former Labour MPs David Chaytor, Elliot Morley, and Jim Devine, who are claiming legal aid to fight their court battles over expenses, will have to pay the cash back. David Cameron said they should not be receiving it.