David Cameron and Ed Miliband are put on the spot over immigration, the EU and spending plans in the first set-piece TV broadcast of the election.
Mark Mardell asks whether a lack of passion, vision and big ideas among campaigning politicians is a result of cowardice or humility.
The centre-ground of politics is the place where elections are won - take the quiz to find out how close you are to the current political centre.
A government bid to change the rules on electing Commons speakers - seen by Labour as an attempt to oust John Bercow - is defeated.
The Electoral Commission says it has referred two allegations that the Liberal Democrats received donations in breach of party funding rules to the Metropolitan Police.
The public's enthusiasm for government by a coalition is at its lowest in at least 30 years, an annual opinion survey says.
A parliamentary candidate is suspended by the Liberal Democrats after he was was arrested over child sex abuse allegations.
David Cameron rules out an increase in VAT in a surprise move in the Commons - prompting Labour to rule out a National Insurance rise.
The SNP would block a minority Conservative government by voting down its Queen's Speech if it holds the post-election balance of power, ex-leader Alex Salmond says.
The US special envoy to Northern Ireland says foreign investors are not going to come without knowing what rate of corporation tax they will pay.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Politicians are urged to ensure human rights protections are stronger following the General Election.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
"All the attention and resources" could be diverted to Scotland in the event of SNP gains at the general election, Plaid Cymru warns.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?
A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?
Political analysis from around England
The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.
Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters
Who won the first big election battle on social media?
At least 86 MPs are standing down at the general election, including former Tory leader William Hague and former Prime Minister Gordon Brown - here's a full list
Hope is one of the words politicians turn to most, but what do they really mean, asks John Humphrys.
The BBC's Matthew Price visited Bradford to see whether local issues were being obscured by the cult of personality.
Tories and Labour have in effect made it impossible for a new government to boost the tax rates for taxes that raise 75% of all Treasury revenue. Is this reckless?
The general election campaign is to be officially chronicled by artist Adam Dant, a modern-day William Hogarth.
How the question of cosmopolitanism became critical to the election campaign.