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Today 27.03.2015

17:52

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Alex Krasodomski considers the role twitter will play in the election. Writing in the Spectator , the Demos social media analyst says: "A million people expressing the same opinion can be a mob," but he concludes "In the end, that’s perhaps the unfortunate price to pay. If you need more evidence about the democratic role social media can play, take a look at the countries which suppress it."

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Twitter logo
17:37

Election issues: Local government

Town halls across England will be looking to Westminster for news of how much money they will get to maintain local services - as well as how much power they get to take their own decisions.
17:37

MP stands down after 38 years: 'There's a sadness about it'

80 year-old Labour MP for Great Grimsby Austin Mitchell stands down after 38 years in parliament.
17:36

Undecided voters review the first leaders' TV programme

Undecided voters have reviewed David Cameron and Ed Miliband's performances in the first set-piece TV broadcast of the election.
17:35

Election issues: The European Union

The UK's relationship with Europe has always been rocky. But the next five years will decide whether Britain has any future in the EU at all.
17:19

'Bias' against Miliband

PoliticsHome carries the story that more than 400 people have complained to Ofcom and Channel 4 suggesting there was bias against Ed Miliband during last night’s leader interview.

Kay Burley and Ed Miliband
Kay Burley and Ed Miliband
17:13

Election profile: The Scottish Green Party

The Scottish Greens are fielding candidates in 32 of the 59 Scottish constituencies at the 7 May election. Here, the BBC's Andrew Black looks at where it all began for the party.
17:08

Election profile: Scottish National Party

The Scottish Nationalists will be fighting all 59 Scottish seats at the general election on 7 May. Here the BBC's Andrew Black looks at where is all began for the party.
17:03

Election profile: Respect Party

Respect was born out of the anti-war movement and emphasises a need for unity among Britain's working-class communities.
16:29

Queen's Speech

Downing Street has announced the date of the Queen's Speech . It will be 19 days after the general election.

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