4pm Closing the deal 8/10: Lively campaign websites for key voter groups
3pm Closing the deal 7/10: Cameron should join Twitter and soon
1pm Closing the deal 6/10: Big regional roles for the big beasts
1pm Closing the deal 5/10: Distinctive policies on crime, political ethics and tax
Noon Closing the deal 4/10: Define the limit on net immigration
11am Closing the deal 3/10: Set out five clear principles for budget reduction
10am Closing the deal 2/10: Prepare, prepare and prepare for the debates
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Closing the deal 1/10: This election is a choice between a hung parliament and a strong Conservative government
Zehra Zaidi on Platform: The winds of change blow an unsteady course in Iran
- Tory councillors attack Michael Gove's Free Schools policy
- Mark Wallace: Defending freedom of information
International: Nine observations on the Republican comeback
Election debates run into trouble
"Plans have been thrown into chaos after the leaders demanded only the hosts should be allowed to pose questions for fear members of the public might make fools of them. The prime minister also wants the audience packed with twice as many Labour supporters as Tories, to match his Commons majority. But Mr Cameron insists there should be more Conservative voters to reflect his lead in opinion polls." – Daily Mail
George Osborne: Britain needs a new economic model
"Government must help with a modern planning system, encouraging green investment, and providing modern transport infrastructure. Above all, with a record one in five young people out of work, government must provide the education, training and welfare reform we need to get Britain working." – George Osborne in The Times
Outcry by military top brass forces Cameron to delay General Sir Richard Dannatt's appointment as Tory peer – Daily Mail
> James Forsyth: "One of the biggest mistakes David Cameron has made as leader of the opposition was the announcement at Tory party conference that Sir Richard Dannatt was to become a Tory peer and would likely serve in a Tory government. It devalued all of Dannatt’s previous criticisms of the government over its treatment of the army and the equipment shortages in Afghanistan."
Anti-Semitism is on the rise, which makes memorial day all the more vital – Michael Gove in The Telegraph
David Miliband: Tories stand for abolishing inheritance tax, bringing back fox-hunting and isolating Britain in Europe – FT
Harriet Harman's law 'will force churches to hire gays' – Daily Mail
The Financial Times attacks Tory marriage policy as the wrong social justice priority.
Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie under fire for £10,000 travel expenses bill – Herald
Liberal Democrats are set to gain the most from Iraq inquiry – Times
Three in four people want still tougher crackdown on bankers’ pay and salaries – FT/ Harris poll
Public services could cut costs by 15% – Guardian
Boris Johnson on the depressing contradictions of Avatar – Telegraph
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