YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Labour lead by one: CON 34%, LAB 35%, LD 7%, UKIP 14%, GRN 5%
– Euro falls closer to parity with dollar.
– Plain cigarette packaging: Tobacco companies Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial and Japan Tobacco vow legal fight against branding ban in courts.
– NIESR: UK GDP grew 0.6 per cent between December and February.
Editorial: Cancer, the NHS and a question of priority.
– George Osborne’s big benefit freeze: Budget to signal election pledge to cut £12billion from welfare.
– Axe race bias laws, says Farage: Ukip leader wants legislation scrapped so firms can favour British-born candidates.
– Britain’s triple cancer failure: Care is STILL a postcode lottery, wait times hit 7-year high and cancer fund drugs axed.
Editorial: Doom-mongers warn of risks in leaving the EU.
– Fury as figures reveal EU spent £235million on consultants in just five years.
– Shafted! Lord Mandelson warns Labour with Ed Miliband at helm cannot win general election.
– Sky TV girl’s dad moves to US…but keeps council seat.
Editorial: The Guardian view on the Israeli election: at last an opportunity for change.
Editorial: The Guardian view on Jeremy Clarkson: Ogres are fine, but only in fairy tales.
– Election debates could be broadcast online, says Tory chairman.
– Margaret Hodge accused of ‘abusive and bullying’ attack on BBC Trust chair.
– Coalition Britain: has the ‘greenest ever’ government lived up to its promise?
Editorial: Compensation nation: Greek demands over wartime atrocities do not remove the obligation to fix its economy.
– Nigel Farage sparks another race row by calling for end to ‘out of date’ legislation on discrimination in the workplace.
– Lib Dems donations: Senior party member tells undercover reporter how to give thousands of pounds in secret and how ‘doors will open’.
– Royal Mail could drop universal post service to chase parcel profits.
– Labour MPs accused of trying to bury report backing NHS reforms.
– Uni could lose licence over bogus international student applications.
Editorial: A digital debate is the best way forward.
Editorial: Our MPs should be debating the defence of the realm.
– End Tampon Tax: ‘Oi George Osborne, stop taxing our bloody periods’.
– Onshore wind farm ban will raise energy prices, Tory MP Tim Yeo warns.
– Law firm renamed ‘Christmas party’ to avoid Christian connotations.
Editorial: Clarkson has skidded off the track at the BBC.
– True scale of child mental health crisis uncovered.
– BBC faces huge bill for dropping Top Gear.
– Millions of pensioners to escape from annuities if budget offers freedom.
– Ex-wife of Ecotricity tycoon Dale Vince wins bid for payout 20 years after split.
– Nigel Farage blasts Government over Plain Packaging Legislation.
– Plain Packs: it’s plain wrong, in principle and in practice.
– UKIP Leader Nigel Farage accepts debate invitation from Telegraph/Guardian/YouTube.
– EU Army? Who do you think you’re kidding, Mr Juncker?
– New report shows that British jobs are not dependent on EU membership.
– Cameron’s smoke and mirrors on defence spending fool no one.
– Time to dispense with mandatory coalition in Stormont.
– 0900 LONDON: Commons Energy Committee chair Tim Yeo speech on future energy challenges.
– 0900: Nick Clegg on LBC.
– 1000 LONDON: Latest MPs’ expenses published.
– 2000 LONDON: Ed Miliband interview for Free Speech.