24 February 2015
In just 24 hours, Sir Malcolm Rifkind went from angry defiance to a grim-faced acceptance that he would have to quit his job as an MP and chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee.
David Cameron denies claims he is running scared from a head-to-head TV debate with Ed Miliband, as the BBC Trust rejects the DUP's appeal to be included.
Rolling coverage, including reaction to David Cameron's rejection of broadcasters' plans for TV election debates.
MPs will be banned from claiming expenses for dinners, TV licences and pre-23:00 taxis after May's election.
The Liberal Democrats say they would offer the people of Cornwall a new assembly which would get new powers to run local services.
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