6 March 2015 Last updated at 20:54 ET

TV election debates 'will go ahead'Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage, Nick Clegg, David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nicola Sturgeon, Leanne Wood

Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.


A UK Apache attack helicopter taking part in a training exercise on Salisbury PlainLobbyists 'delaying Apache contract'

A £1bn British army contract to replace its Apache attack helicopters is being held up due to lobbying by the firm Augusta Westland, say Whitehall insiders.

facial recognitionMPs' concern at police mugshot files

A parliamentary committee says police use of biometrics needs greater control, amid concern about images of innocent people being kept on file.

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