David Cameron prepares to speak at an election event on the campaign trail

Two clues to the Tories' post-election plans

Questioning the legitimacy of a Labour-SNP government and sketching out the draft of a Tory Queen's Speech: it feels a lot like we're picking up the first clues about what will happen in the critical days after May 7th. And all the indications are it won't be very pretty.

Could the next Royal baby swing it for the Conservatives?

Desperation: Tories pin hopes on Royal baby bounce

Conservatives believe newborn could save their campaign from failure

Joint press conference: But the morning conferences have been scrapped during the election

Damning IFS judgement shows how much all parties have to hide

The gap between what parties promise and what they'll do has never been greater. Today's IFS report shows quite how misleading the election campaign has become.

A random trip to the gynecologist can save women under 25 from living with undiagnosed cervical cancer

Cervical cancer: Does the smear age need to be lowered?

A change in the rules to start smear tests at 25, rather than 20, could be leaving more young women without treatment


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