General Election 2015

The UK General Election takes place on 7 May and it is predicted to be one of the most keenly-fought contests in recent history. Keep up with the latest news below and visit our poll tracker to see how the parties are expected to fare.

In his autobiography, The Purple Revolution, Nigel Farage said it was curtains for him if he failed to win in [...]

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Nigel Farage will remain the leader of Ukip - despite handing in his resignation after being defeated in South [...]

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Britain now has the highest number of female MPs it's ever had - but the UK still lags behind other more equal [...]

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Following Friday's fireworks, it's time to get down to business: the Prime Minister has set about forming the [...]

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It's not just David Cameron putting his cabinet together today.  [...]

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David Cameron's appointment of former treasury man Sajid Javid as business secretary has received a positive welcome [...]

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Lord Sugar has resigned from the Labour party, citing disillusionment with its "negative business policies and [...]

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David Cameron has lined up Sajid Javid as his new secretary of state for business in his first all-Conservative [...]

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George Galloway has announced he will be starting legal proceedings in an attempt to have his 11,000-vote defeat [...]

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Conservative MPs and senior City figures want the new government to rein back punitive taxes aimed at banks and [...]

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The General Election did prove one piece of conventional wisdom right. There is a bubble in London, out-of-touch [...]

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Liz Kendall yesterday became the first Labour MP to officially announce a campaign to succeed Ed Miliband as party [...]

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There is no understating the scale of Labour’s defeat last week. Almost wiped out in Scotland, the party fared [...]

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The Conservatives are hoping to rid the UK of the Human Rights Act, and this has caused some consternation.  [...]

10 May 2015
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Eurosceptic ex-cabinet minister Owen Paterson has urged the general public to give David Cameron “time and space” [...]

10 May 2015
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