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Parties trade blows on job policies
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

Parties trade blows on job policies

The big parties exchanged blows on jobs on the third day of the General Election campaign, with Chancellor George Osborne accusing Ed Miliband of "an assault on everyday working people", while the Labour leader said Tories were only interested in "looking after a few big firms and individuals at the top".

World news

Challenges await new Nigeria leader

Challenges await new Nigeria leader

Nigerians have celebrated Muhammadu Buhari's electrifying victory in presidential elections but sobering challenges confront their next leader, from an Islamic uprising to widespread poverty and graft.

Sport news

Sterling: I'm no money-grabber

Sterling: I'm no money-grabber

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling insists he is not "a money-grabber" after talks on a new contract were put on hold until the summer.

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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Scherzinger to perform at awards

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