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Miliband hits back over business
Labour party leader Ed Miliband greets workers as he arrives with shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves at David Brown Gear Systems in Huddersfield

Miliband hits back over business

Ed Miliband has sought to counter the impact of a business letter backing Conservatives over the economy, by pitching the General Election as a battle between a Labour Party backing working families and Tories who want to look after "a few big firms and individuals at the top".

World news

Nigeria embraces democracy - Buhari

Nigeria embraces democracy - Buhari

Nigeria's new leader says the nation has put a one-party state behind it and embraced democracy with his election.

Sport news

Townsend answers critics with goal

Townsend answers critics with goal

Andros Townsend is looking forward to hearing what Paul Merson has to say for himself after he responded to jibes from the former Arsenal midfielder in the best way possible.

Business news

Mixed message on manufacturing

Mixed message on manufacturing

Manufacturing grew at its fastest pace in eight months in March, figures showed today, but separate data showing a decline in UK productivity are likely to raise fresh concerns about the sustainability of the wider recovery.

Technology news

Microsoft launch new rival to iPad

Microsoft launch new rival to iPad

Microsoft has quietly announced a new Surface 3 tablet that runs full Windows, and is designed to take on Apple's iPad.

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Suchets play Classic April Fool

Suchets play Classic April Fool

Classical music fans were left confused when actor David Suchet replaced his brother John behind the microphone on his radio show for an April Fool's prank.

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