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Senior News Writer — Guardian
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Senior news writer at The Guardian.

UK election: the next British government may be decided in Scotland — After last September's referendum - when Scotland voted convincingly to remain part of the UK - the leaders of Britain's main political parties in London might have thought their Scottish troubles were over for a while. They were wrong.

Who is winning the election battle on social media? — On the evening of Thursday 2 April, as the seven-way debate between the party leaders was drawing to a close, a Twitter user calling himself @cam____b posted a photograph on the social media platform.

The British election for non-Brits - explainer — On 7 May, voters across the four nations of the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - will go to the polls to elect a new government and new prime minister.

Election 2015 live: Labour pledges to protect police jobs and scrap commissioners — Good morning and welcome to the Guardian's live election blog, with 27 days to go until polling day. Just like every day during the campaign, we'll be following each announcement, debate, photo-op and baby-kissing of the day, with plenty of analysis and reaction.

Election 2015: Conservatives and Labour clash over future of Trident - live — Good morning, and welcome to the daily live election blog from the Guardian. There are 28 days to go until Britain goes to the polls - that's 28 days to go - so expect another jam-packed day of political argument, energetic hand-shaking, battlebus logistics and the odd embarrassing photograph.

Election 2015: Labour to announce plan to scrap non-dom tax loophole - live — Good morning all, and welcome to the Guardian's live election blog. Once again, we'll be following all the key events of the day's campaigning, as the political leaders haul themselves around the country, trailed by a sizeable proportion of Her Majesty's press, trying to win the nation's votes.

Election 2015: Tony Blair warns of chaos if Tories call EU vote - live updates — Good morning and welcome to the Guardian's live election blog. Hope we all had a good Easter break - you may even have spent quality time with your loved ones and managed to avoid much of the news from the campaign trail. Well that's enough of that nonsense.

Whoever wins Hove … on the election trail in the bellwether seat — There is a story about Tony Blair on the eve of the 1997 election result that has acquired legendary status in some circles, even if the details of the anecdote seem to vary in each retelling.

Labour's election hopes raised by four-point lead over Tories — Ed Miliband's hopes for the election were boosted last night by a poll showing Labour had opened up a four-point lead over the Tories following last week's televised contest between him and David Cameron. The YouGov poll for the Sunday Times, taken after Thursday's Channel 4/Sky TV grilling for the two party leaders by Jeremy Paxman put Labour on 36%, and the Conservatives on 32%.

Tories and Labour are neck and neck in last poll before parliament is dissolved — The Conservatives and Labour stand neck and neck as they head into a five-and-a-half week general election campaign that will decide who governs the country after 7 May. The last Opinium poll before Monday's dissolution of parliament and the start of the "short campaign" puts the Tories on 34% ( down 2pts since a week ago) and just one point ahead of Labour who are unchanged on 33%.
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Apr 27, 2015

RT @AlexKane221b: If you thought Jim Wells was a bit right wing--here's a candidate for West Tyrone.

Apr 25, 2015

RT @NeilLancefield: David Cameron admits to having a "brain fade" when earlier he urged people to support West Ham. He tells us he does support Aston Villa.

Apr 24, 2015

RT @beckybarnicoat: 'You couldn't make it up' news of the day: UK's biggest weapons firm to take over failing school. Some sick shit…

Apr 24, 2015

RT @helenpidd: How disillusionment with Labour in Scotland has turned to raw rage - great piece

Apr 24, 2015

RT @BBCr4today: "I am a victorious human being" - Auschwitz survivor @EvaMozesKor on hugging on trial ex-Nazi:

Apr 24, 2015

RT @DocHackenbush: "Why oh why is nobody talking about immigration???" says the Mail front page, for the second consecutive day.

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