David Cameron: “They don’t believe in the Westminster parliament, they don’t believe in the United Kingdom. They would not be coming to Westminster to help our country. They are coming to Westminster to break up our country.” Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has warned that a Labour/Scottish National Party alliance threatens the break-up of the United Kingdom, less than(...)

 Prime minister David Cameron on the Conservative election campaign bus, near Builth Wells, Wales. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Job numbers in the UK now stand at a record high and unemployment has fallen back to 1.8 million, according to published figures seized upon by the(...)

Labour Party leader Ed Miiband looks on as Plaid Cymru Party leader Leanne Wood, UKIP leader Nigel Farage and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon embrace after the BBC Challengers’ Election Debate 2015. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour leader Ed Miliband delivered one of the most confident performances of his career during the last of three TV leaders’ election debates, capita(...)

Leader of the opposition Labour Party, Ed Miliband, Leader of Plaid Cymru, Leanne Wood, Leader of the Green Party, Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon and Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage take part in the “BBC Challengers’ Election Debate. Photograph: Getty

Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon have attacked David Cameron for failing to take part in the second televised leaders’ debate of the General Election (...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Ed Miliband delivers a speech at his party’s manifesto launch in Manchester. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Labour leader, Ed Miliband today pledged to British voters that his party will be prudent with the UK’s finances, if elected, offering guarantees that(...)

Lady Sylvia Hermon: her  vote in the House of Commons, if she is re-elected, could yield a high price on the electoral market place. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Last Wednesday Lady Sylvia Hermon got the galvanising kick-start she needed for the next few weeks of hard canvassing in pleasant seaside towns such a(...)

British prime minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha look at weapons during their visit to the ‘Game of Thrones’ television set in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

British prime minister David Cameron’s flying visit to Northern Ireland on Tuesday helped to crank up public interest in the Westminster general elect(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon takes a selfie with staff during a visit to a pharmacy in Edinburgh on Friday. She has denied a claim she would prefer to see the Conservatives rather than Labour win the general election. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has described as “damning” a leaked UK government memo suggesting that Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon (...)

Host Julie Etchingham, Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, Ukip leader Nigel Farage, Labour leader Ed Miliband, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, SNP leader  Nicola Sturgeon and Conservative leader David Cameron during the seven-way televised leadersÕ debate at the ITV studios in MediaCityUK in Salford. Photograph:  Ken McKay/ITV/REX/PA Wire 3:40

The leaders of Britian’s seven main political parties faced off tonight in the only full-scale TV debate of the general election campaign. Prime Mini(...)

A car carrying British prime minister David Cameron leaves Buckingham Palace after he  had a private audience with  Queen Elizaberth to formalise the dissolution of parliament in London on Monday. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images.

Campaigning in Britain’s closest election in decades ramped up on Monday after prime minister David Cameron met Queen Elizabeth to tell her parliament(...)