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Party leaders back on the campaign trail after debate

Most of the main party leaders are back out on the campaign trail today after the ITV leaders' debate. All seven party leaders went head-to-head for the first and only time this general election last night, clashing over issues such as the economy, the NHS and immigration.

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Nigel Farage: HIV comments were 'hard, cold fact'

Nigel Farage has defended his comments on foreign HIV patients during last night's TV debate, following criticism from other party leaders.

The Ukip leader said he presented "hard, cold facts" on the number of non-British nationals being treated for the virus.

"I am showing a way where we could save between £1-and-£2 billion by not allowing very expensive drugs to be given to non-British nationals when there are people here suffering from cancer and other problems that need treatment."

He also played down talk of a coalition between Ukip and the Conservatives, and says it appears likely that the next government could be comprised of three parties.

"I think it is impossible to predict at the moment what the arithmetical mix is going to be," he added.

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