In Pictures

Election 2015 in pictures: 27 April

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Image caption Labour leader Ed Miliband let the train take the strain as he headed to Stockton to deliver a speech.
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Image caption Mr Miliband unveiled a sixth pledge on Labour's pledge card which promised to put first-time buyers first, by abolishing stamp duty on homes under £300,000.
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Image caption Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron spoke at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in London. He said: "This is a battle for the backbone of Britain," and pledged: "I'm going to win that fight."
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Image caption Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon baked scones at The Cook School in Kilmarnock. At least one photographer seemed to like them.
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Image caption Nick Clegg was up against a wall as he posed for a picture during a visit to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
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Image caption Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy, was out canvassing for votes with candidate Jo Swinson in East Dunbartonshire.
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Image caption Any colour you like as long as it is blue. Chanceller George Osborne (left) and Conservative Party parliamentary candidate for Cheltenham Alex Chalk (right) check the paint colour with Chris Stanley of George Bence & Sons builders merchant.

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