In Pictures

Election 2015 in pictures: 21 April

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Image caption Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was out early in Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall where he met some fishermen and one or two fish.
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Image caption While Nigel Farage tried on hats during a visit to a small business in Canterbury.
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Image caption Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, Jo Swinson and candidate Mike Crockart launched the Scottish Liberal Democrat manifesto in front of the Forth Bridge in South Queensferry.
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Image caption Then it was off to meet voters, both current and future.
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Image caption Former Conservative Prime Minister Sir John Major warned that a Labour-SNP government would be "a recipe for mayhem". He added that he is "a fully paid-up supporter of David Cameron as prime minister".
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Image caption Mr Cameron was at the time in Yorkshire for a PM Direct event. Sleeves rolled up, he spoke about the financial crisis, help-to-buy and Labour's relationship with the SNP.
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Image caption The Democratic Unionist Party election manifesto was launched by Northern Ireland First Minister and party leader Peter Robinson who posed for photographers at the factory of Wrightbus, supplier of the London Routemaster bus.
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Image caption Shadow communities secretary Hilary Benn (C) and Labour candidate Anna Turley (R) met volunteer Linda Bell during a visit to Westfield Farm in Redcar.
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Image caption Labour leader Ed Miliband was in Manchester, talking about the NHS. He said: "This election could be decided by a few hundred votes in a few dozen constituencies… think about the way change has happened throughout our history. The NHS didn't happen because nice politicians came along… it happened because people demanded it happened, and the politicians responded."
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Image caption Outside, Labour party supporters used placards as sun shields as they waited for the departure of leader Ed Miliband.
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Image caption Chancellor George Osborne was back in his favourite hi-vis for a visit to Harvey's Brewery in Lewes, East Sussex.
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Image caption SNP party leader Nicola Sturgeon was in Ayr, where she visited the showroom of O'Neil Gas and Plumbing Services.
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Image caption Mayor of London and Conservative candidate Boris Johnson left Ramsgate with lipstick on his cheek after a campaign walkabout.

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