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UKIP receives £1m donation from Express owner Richard Desmond

Richard Desmond, whose publishing company owns the Daily and Sunday Express, has donated £1m to UKIP.

The money is in addition to £300,000 given by Mr Desmond last year. His newspaper group includes the Daily and Sunday Express, and the Daily Star.

The BBC's media correspondent David Sillito reports on the role being played by the press in this campaign.