YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Labour and Tories tied: CON 34%, LAB 34%, LD 8%, UKIP 12%, GRN 6%
– Balls repeats history with attack on Tory sales tax record.
– Labour Promises: We won’t lift vat.
– Ukip’s economic policies fail the credibility test.
Editorial: Cameron distracts us from the real battle.
– Cameron admits Boris could be next: Prime Minister reveals he WON’T serve a third term as he vows to quit before 2020 – and endorses Johnson, May or Osborne to succeed him.
– Now motorists face £20 fine if they leave their engine idling! ‘Traffic marshals’ will enforce little-known powers.
– £3,200 for just one shift in A&E: Agency doctors cash in on NHS staff shortages.
– Cancer survival rates 10 years behind Europe: British figures still well below other countries despite billions being spent to improve situation over the last 15 years.
Editorial: Difficult to find someone without any identification.
– Ukip call for migrant cut: Influx of unskilled migrants has only ‘kept wages down’.
– Ed Balls grilled over ‘lack of big ideas’ to fix Britain’s economy.
– Britain ‘to send MORE troops to Falklands amid invasion fears’.
Editorial: The right sort of help for cyber security insurance.
Editorial: A stumble in the march of the populists.
– Peers express ‘deep concern’ over wider Scottish powers.
– Hodge calls for change to ‘non-dom’ rules.
Editorial: The Guardian view on immigration: it’s not more talk we need, it’s more honesty.
– Afzal Amin quits as Tory candidate for Dudley North after EDL plot allegations.
– Form a government by late summer or the money runs out – Treasury.
– Tory minister filmed making benefits claimants joke in Channel 4 sting.
– MPs call for inquiry into whether withdrawal of benefits increases risk of suicide.
– DUP names its price for electoral deal with Tories or Labour: £1bn for Northern Ireland.
– Ukip MEP Janice Atkinson expelled from party over expenses allegations.
– Ukip’s plan to save £25bn: Leave the EU and slash foreign aid spending.
– Ministers ‘duping voters over pledge to splash cash on flood defences’ claims Labour MP.
– MoD pays head-hunters £1.5m to recruit senior civil servants despite huge cuts in troop numbers.
Editorial: Telegraph View: The Conservatives ignore Ukip’s economic populism at their peril.
Editorial: Fine words from May.
– Brian May considers backing Ukip candidates.
– Britain must increase defence spending to halt spreading chaos say MPs.
– Revealed: Ukip manifesto chief backs David Cameron on Europe.
Editorial: Wildlife slaughter goes on. We can’t pussyfoot around.
– Cameron fires start gun on Tory leadership race.
– Whitehall property sale saves taxpayer £1.4bn.
– Care for elderly and young swallows half of council tax.
– An Economy believing in Britain.
– BIRMINGHAM: Ed Balls speech.
– 0930 LONDON: Inflation figures for February are published by the Office for National Statistics.
– 0930: Office for National Statistics releases its house price figures.
– 1230 LONDON: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon updates MPs on the Falklands in an oral statement.
– 1415 LONDON: Chancellor George Osborne appears before Treasury Select Committee on the Budget.