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Drum beats in Midlands election battle

Politicians battle it out in Midlands election debate.

1 May 2015

Patrick Burns

Political editor, Midlands

Patrick Burns

Politicians and percentages - grappling with fundamental mathematical ideas

The rule of thumb when confronted by really large percentage changes is to put your sceptical, statistical hat on and ask for the actual numbers behind any claims first.

30 April 2015

David Gregory-Kumar

Reality Check, BBC News

David Gregory-Kumar