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Election battle formally begins
The election battle is expected to be one of the closest in living memory

Election battle formally begins

One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades formally gets under way today, with David Cameron accusing Labour of planning a £3,000 tax hike for every working family.

World news

Singer Greenbaum in fatal car crash

Singer Greenbaum in fatal car crash

Norman Greenbaum, the singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit Spirit In The Sky, is in a critical condition after a car accident that killed a motorcyclist in his Northern California home city.

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Long nicks late point for Republic

Long nicks late point for Republic

Shane Long came off the bench to keep the Republic of Ireland's chance of qualification for Euro 2016 alive with a dramatic late equaliser against Poland.

Business news

One in five 'expecting 2% pay rise'

One in five 'expecting 2% pay...

Only one in five employees expects their pay to rise by 2% or more this year, dampening hopes that wage increases will spur further economic growth, according to new figures.

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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1D move to quash split rumours

1D move to quash split rumours

One Direction have spoken out to quash rumours they are set to split up in the wake of Zayn Malik's departure.

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