Parties target women ahead of poll

Labour's Ed Balls with a tray of cup cakes he made to take on the campaign trail in Warwickshire. Harriet Harman is on the right.
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Long-term trend in voting patterns favours Labour

Voting underway in UK general election

Polls open after tight race for Downing Street

LONDON - JUNE 10: Members of the public mark their votes at a polling station on June 10, 2004 in London, England. British voters are heading to the polls in the European and local elections which are likely to be the last test of public opinion before the general election next year. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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The architecture of democracy

How the British polling booth has stood the test of time

Six weeks that shaped the election

Key moments in the build-up to the UK’s tightest national poll in a generation

Former Portsmouth owner loses court fight

Judges say Antonov can face bank fraud charges in Lithuania

LONDON - JUNE 10: Members of the public mark their votes at a polling station on June 10, 2004 in London, England. British voters are heading to the polls in the European and local elections which are likely to be the last test of public opinion before the general election next year. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Last-minute tactical voters may sway UK election

Miliband has more potential allies in hung parliament

LONDON - JUNE 10: Members of the public mark their votes at a polling station on June 10, 2004 in London, England. British voters are heading to the polls in the European and local elections which are likely to be the last test of public opinion before the general election next year. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Low-key elections that make real difference

English voters will choose councillors in 279 local authorities

Brown and Darling lead Commons exodus

Tory and Labour ‘big beasts’ prepare to leave the political stage

Hi-vis jackets for a lo-vis election

Party leaders have been doing their utmost to avoid voters

Rich London viewed with voter mistrust

Election may show shift in attitudes on wealth

‘The British press at its partisan worst’

Spectator chairman laments lack of separation of news and opinion

Election of fear and negative campaigning

Labour and Conservative offensive shielded leaders from public

Ukip candidate threatens to shoot Tory

Blay, a former Conservative, suspended after ‘abhorrent’ comments

Cameron ‘still fighting for a majority’

Tories ready to talk with Lib Dems if poll produces hung parliament

The strange silence of unionist Scotland

After the election unionism must stand up for preservation of UK

What UK’s next chancellor cannot know

Monetary policy and weak productivity have had more influence than the coalition’s austerity plan

Hung parliament alarms UK business

Survey of 600 companies shows backing for Tories but concern about EU referendum

Does it matter which ‘soap powder brand’ wins?

The election is a lot less important than the three main parties claim

Main parties avoid immigration issue

Conservatives and Labour were relatively silent about the topic during the campaign

Rising house prices shut out buyers

Proportion of private tenants who cannot buy now 69%

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