Lib Dem manifesto priorities leaked

Aims include cuts to income tax and mental health waiting lists

ROCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader, Nigel Farage (L) poses for photographers with Mark Reckless outside the UKIP office on October 17, 2014 in Rochester, England. Reckless will stand as the UKIP candidate in the Rochester and Strood by-election to be held on November 20th as a result of his move to UKIP. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Poll battle to define Tory war with Ukip

Farage’s party hopes to build on Clacton by-election momentum

British spy drones to fly over Syria

Aircraft to gather intelligence against Isis fighters

Prisons inspector says cuts risk safety

Annual report points to ‘significant’ 69% increase in suicides

Campaign to bolster fast rural internet

Advertising set to promote take up of subsidised network

EU member states act to curb migrants

London alone in trying to introduce limit on numbers

Osborne’s tax cuts pledge in doubt

Prospect of more austerity after September borrowing hits £11.8bn

Mob justice is a dangerous business

Politicians resemble gangsters roaming around extorting money from unpopular individuals

Tax shortfall adds to deficit problem

Low wages and payment delays by high-income earners hit receipts

Spanish flu gives pension groups 100-year headache

Epidemic nearly a century ago has left flaws in mortality data, study claims

Companies question reliance on graduates

Apprenticeships seen as answer to skills shortages

Public sector cuts worsen low-pay trap

Employers missing chance to increase productivity

Investors weigh Venezuela debt default

Cost of buying insurance against default jumps to five-year highs

BoE failure hits house sale transactions

Central bank system used to transfer money in property deals

Clegg seeks protection for journalists

Lib Dems push law change to assist responsible reporting

Ofgem defends price comparison websites

Business model depends on suppliers who pay commission

BoE launches review after payments crash

Settlement system down for more than 9 hours

Labour announces limited reshuffle

Pat McFadden, a former Tony Blair aide, is made shadow minister for Europe

Cameron takes Britain closer to the exit door

The PM’s pledge to curb EU immigration is an unrealistic gamble

Eurosceptics seek immigration trap for PM

Prime minister’s curb pledge risks angering everyone while pleasing no one