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PM fires starting gun on election
One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades will decide who resides at 10 Downing Street

PM fires starting gun on election

Prime Minister David Cameron has informed the Queen of the dissolution of Parliament, firing the formal starting gun on what he has termed "the most important General Election in a generation".

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Le Pen 'satisfied with results'

Le Pen 'satisfied with results'

Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen could not hide her disappointment not to have won one single local council in France's election, but insisted she was satisfied with her party's performance.

Business news

Time runs out for Kingfisher deal

Time runs out for Kingfisher deal

B&Q owner Kingfisher has been forced to drop its plans to buy French rival Mr Bricolage for 275 million euros (£201 million) following opposition from a major shareholder in the target firm.

Technology news

E-fits show 'most beautiful faces'

E-fits show 'most beautiful faces'

A computer programme usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals has been used to create the faces of the most beautiful man and woman in the world.

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Voice single on night of final

Voice single on night of final

The winner of this year's series of The Voice will release their debut single on the night of the final in a bid to cash in on the show's success with a hit.

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