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In 20 days, polling centres will open their doors welcoming the country to cast its votes in what is looking to be the closest election in a generation.

Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

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The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

Labour leader Ed Miliband will be looking to stand out from the crowd in tonight's BBC 1 Leaders' Debate Photo credit: Stefan Rousseau/ PA

The five main opposition party leaders will go head-to-head in the general election campaign tonight (Thurs).

The panel at Drapers' Academy's hustings event for sixth form students

Young people showed they are more than capable of challenging their election candidates as they gave them a grilling at a hustings.

Prime Minister David Cameron visits part of the work on dualling the A11 at Elveden. Picture: Denise Bradley

Labour will accuse David Cameron of “ducking” the chance to explain how he would fund generous Tory manifesto pledges as his rivals prepare to square up for another televised debate.

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First-time voters will have their voices heard at an election event today.

Nigel Farage (left) and meets Hungarian Ivan Loncsarevity during a visit to hinge manufacturer NICO in Clacton, Essex.  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ukip’s manifesto offers “serious, fully-costed policies” for people who “believe in Britain”, Nigel Farage said as he prepared to launch the party’s detailed programme.

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Immigration, housing and policing were among the issues debated by the candidates vying to be Romford’s next MP at our hustings event last night.

Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at University Technical College in Swindon at the launch of the Conservative Party manifesto. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

David Cameron launched the Conservative’s election manifesto today by claiming the Tories were the “party of working people”.

Parliamentary candidates for Romford

It’s your last chance to book a place at the Recorder hustings to ask the candidates vying for Romford’s seat in parliament your questions.

David Cameron.

David Cameron will claim the Conservatives are the “party of the working people” as Margaret Thatcher’s right to buy housing scheme makes a return in the his manifesto launch today.

Parliamentary candidates for Romford

Here is a list of the candidates vying for your vote in Romford:

The candidates for Hornchurch and Upminster. Clockwise from top left: Dame Angela Watkinson (Con), Jonathan Mitchell (LibDem), Paul McGeary (Lab), Lawrence Webb (Ukip) and Melanie Collins (Green)

Here is a list of the people vying for your vote in Hornchurch and Upminster:

Romford town centre, with the festival will take place.

Havering and six other London boroughs have organised a touring arts programme for 2015 and 2016.

Parliamentary candidates for Romford

On April 14th the candidates vying to represent Romford in parliament will be lined up to answer your questions.

Last week's planning meeting at Havering Town Hall saw decision on Greenock Way deferred

Havering Council will re-send more than 100,000 polling cards because the originals included a voting deadline date three weeks after the election.

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And they’re off!

The seven party leaders. Top row (L-R): Natalie Bennett, Green Party, Nicola Stugeon, SNP, and Ed Miliband, Labour. Bottom row (L-R): David Cameron, Conservative, Nigel Farage, Ukip, Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrats and Leanne Wood, Plaid Cymru. Photos: PA Wire

Last night’s leaders debate has left opinion polls divided with no clear winner coming to the front.

The campaign car was seen parked on the pavement in South Street, opposite Romford station

The campaign car of Romford’s Tory candidate Andrew Rosindell has been snapped parked illegally again.

Have your say: Take part in our General Election 2015 survey

With a month to go before the 2015 General Election we want to know your views.

Actress and Comedian Meera Syal at the launch of the new Life Study Centre in King George Hospital, Goodmayes

The centre of a new study, tracking the progress of more than 80,000 babies born to mothers in Redbridge and Havering, opened last week in Goodmayes.

Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman (right) on the Sky News/Channel 4 programme: Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10, at the Sky Studios in Osterley, west London.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband were grilled by Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience last night in the first of the general election television set pieces.

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In six weeks, the borough will go to the polls Pic: PA

The election campaign officially starts at the end of March – but the battle for hearts, minds and votes started long ago. Political editor Annabelle Dickson sets out her guide

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