Could online search offer a glimpse of the election result?

The Google election: Search analysis tips Tories for election win

The Conservatives are on course to be the largest party in a hung parliament, according to a new analysis of online search terms

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An expanded Heathrow would take Wales further

An expanded Heathrow would take Wales further

Every part of Britain is set to gain from an increased aviation hub capacity if the right decision is made – especially Wales.

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Polling suggests London politicians should get behind Heathrow

Nowhere is the Heathrow debate more fiercely conducted than in London. For years, local politicians have been wary of the subject, but new polling suggests support for expansion could be key to their general election campaign.

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