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2 March 2015 Last updated at 02:54

Tories promise 200,000 starter homesDavid Cameron visits building site

Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, the PM is to say.


Danny AlexanderLib Dems want extra £1bn bank levy

Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.

A RAF Tornado GR4 UK cuts 'concern' head of US Army

The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.

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Nick Robinson Article written by Nick Robinson Nick Robinson Political editor

What a difference a day makes

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.

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James Landale Article written by James Landale James Landale Deputy political editor

Could UK politics go a little bit Swedish?

BBC deputy political editor James Landale looks at whether a minority government could be held to ransom if a party like UKIP had the balance of power.

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Mark D'Arcy Article written by Mark D'Arcy Mark D'Arcy Parliamentary correspondent

Week ahead

A certain amount of fag-end legislating, next week, as MPs and peers finish off several bills.

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