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Ed Miliband says 'Cameron can't defend his record'

Ed Miliband said the Prime Minister "cannot defend his record" and he "will fight for working families" after taking part in the Battle for Number 10 interview and Q&A.

David Cameron insists 'plan is working' after live Q&A

David Cameron has tweeted "our plan is working" and "let's keep going" after taking part in the first series of leaders programmes ahead of the General Election.


Policeman arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife

A 49-year-old Northamptonshire Police officer has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their home in Northampton, the force said.

Police were called to an address in Wootton Hall Park, Northampton, soon after 1pm today and arrested a 49-year-old man who is a serving officer with Northamptonshire Police.

He has been taken into custody and will be questioned by detectives in due course.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out later by a Home Office pathologist in Leicester and the investigation will be led by the East Midlands Special Operations Unit, headed by Detective Superintendent Kate Meynell.

It will be carried out by officers, including scenes of crime specialists, drafted in from across the region, but will not include anyone from Northamptonshire Police, the force said.

Ms Meynell said: "A full and proper investigation is taking place. Northamptonshire Police will not be making any further comment on this investigation at this stage."

The case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission as a matter of course.

Poll: Majority think David Cameron won first Q&A

The majority of people questioned by a poll for The Guardian think David Cameron won the first Q&A. Credit: Stefan Rousseau / PA WIRE

An ICM opinion poll for The Guardian found that 54% of those questioned thought David Cameron "won" the Battle for Number 10 interview show, with 46% choosing Ed Miliband.

Comparing how the two leaders fared on Twitter during their sessions with Jeremy Paxman and Kay Burley, Mr Miliband was mentioned in 95,032 tweets while Mr Cameron in just 77,482 up to the time he finished his audience Q&A.

Rupert Murdoch 'thanks' Ed Miliband for Q&A mentions

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has mocked Ed Miliband after he was mentioned twice during tonight's Q&A session.


MPs claim victory in Cameron v Miliband Q&A

MPs have rushed to claim a first round victory after David Cameron and Ed Miliband faced the first Q&A election set piece.

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