Ed Miliband claimed that Middle England was turning its back on David Cameron, after Labour won the Corby by-election on a 12.7% swing.
Labour today held Manchester Central and Cardiff South and Penarth constituency seats in their respective by-elections.
Hundreds gathered to share their grief at a sombre church and prayer service after a hit-and-run rampage left one mother dead.
A man's body was found in a Cardiff street last night, police say. South Wales Police is appealing for information after the body was found on St Fagans Road, Fairwater at 9.08pm on Saturday.
Formal identification is yet to take place, but police say the body is believed to be that of a 24-year-old local man. His death is being treated as "sudden and unexplained."
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.
A protest is taking place in the centre of Cardiff against what has been dubbed the 'bedroom tax'. It is part of a nationwide campaign against the UK Government's benefit plans.
The tax will be split into two rates: If you have one extra room the charge is 14 per cent of your eligible rent, if you have two or more extra rooms it is 25 per cent of your eligible rent
England's assistant coach Graham Rowntree has called on his squad to "harness the fear" and turn it to their advantage when they face Wales on their home turf today.
Stuart Lancaster's squad will be playing for their first time at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff against their arch-rivals Wales.
He said the team have learned a lot about "dealing with hostility" from some recent big matches in South Africa, France and Ireland.
"I remember it as a player, that intimidation and fear that drives you on when you are away from home," he added.
Cannabis worth £3.5m was seized by 130 police officers in early morning raids across south Wales and the west of England today.
Eight arrests were made by police and £400,000 in cash was discovered in the crackdown operation.
A large cannabis factory was later found and destroyed by authorities in Cardiff, and further raids were made in Newport, Bath and Bristol.
Detective Inspector Paul Latham, who led the operation, said: "Operation Pristina was put in place to target individuals believed to be involved in the cultivation and supply of cannabis across South Wales and the west of England.
"During the course of this operation we have successfully disrupted many of those who have been suspected of dealing in drugs."
Ben Hope and Jason Richards, the two hitmen who murdered A-level student Aamir Siddiqi after raiding the wrong house, have been given life sentences with a minimum term of 40 years each at Swansea Crown Court.
Two hitmen who stabbed teenager Aamir Siddiqi to death by mistake will be sentenced today.
Ben Hope, 39, and Jason Richards, 38, both from Cardiff, were each paid £1,000 in "blood money" to murder a middle-aged family man who owed money to a shady businessman.
But the "hit" went tragically wrong when the balaclava-clad killers, who were high on drugs, went to the wrong address in Roath, Cardiff, in April 2010 and murdered teenager Aamir by mistake.
Relatives of Aamir Siddiqi, who was killed in the hallway of the family home by hitmen who got the wrong address, have spoken of their relief following today's verdict.
Aamir's mother said that although it won't bring back her son, she is happy the community is safer as a result.
An inquest has returned a verdict of unlawful killing in the case of a 96-year-old woman who died after falling into a lift shaft at a care home.
May Lewis fell 20ft and died instantly. A carer also fell with Mrs Lewis at the Pontcanna House residential home.
The care home owners could now face criminal charges.
Two hitmen who mistakenly stabbed an innocent schoolboy to death were found guilty of murder today.
When he opened the front door of his house, Aamir Siddiqi was expecting his Koran teacher.
Instead he was confronted by Ben Hope and Jason Richards who attacked him with a knife.
The men had been paid £1,000 each to kill another man who lived nearby.
Sally Biddulph reports: