David Cameron has been confronted by a ukulele-playing busker who told him to "f*** off back to Eton with all your Eton chums".Read the full story ›
UKIP have launched their North East campaign today (Thursday) in Newcastle.
It is the first time the party will challenge in every constituency in the area.
UKIP say their business friendly policies would make a big difference to an area with the highest unemployment rate in the country, but admit that they have a tough fight in the North East.
Jonathan Arnott MEP, UKP
Stewart Hay, Conservative, Roberta Blackman-Woods, Labour, and Frank Hindle, Liberal Democrats, respond to the UKIP campaign, which was launched in Newcastle today (Thursday).
The latest NHS England figures show that the majority of health trusts in the North East have failed to deal with A&E patients within the targeted time of four hours.
The statistics show that it is part of a national trend, as more and more people have been using the service.
Our cameras were given access to Newcastle's RVI to see its busiest department in action.
The political parties have been commenting on those figures today.
Labour said the figures were partially due to difficulties in getting to see your GP, while UKIP said they weren't surprised the Conservatives didn't want to talk about the NHS.
The Conservative said, however, that the NHS had had a difficult winter and things were getting better.
The Liberal Democrats said that they were promising extra investment into the NHS.
The Tories' stance on Europe threatens British businesses, jobs, and the country's place in the world, Tony Blair will argue today.Read the full story ›
The Liberal Democrat candidate for Redcar has swiftly changed his stance after exclusively telling ITV News Tyne Tees that he's not convinced a visit by Nick Clegg to the constituency 'would do him any favours'.
Josh Mason told our Political Correspondent Paul Brand that the Deputy Prime Minister wasn't the 'most popular politician' and that a visit may be a 'double-edged sword':
Shortly afterwards, Mr Mason issued this statement:
Nick has shown real guts as our party leader and is someone I admire and respect…
...I have no doubt that if Nick now came to Redcar and met all the people who have benefitted from having the Liberal Democrats in government he would be well received."
Reacting to Mr. Mason's comments Nick Clegg said, "At the end of the day, I am not going to duck the fact that five years in government has its controversies":
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