Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames on Wednesday in Chippenham, England
Chancellor George Osborne talks to Craig Mackinlay, Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Thanet during a General Election campaign visit to Ramsgate in Kent
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks at an election campaign event in Stockton-on-Tees in northern England
Deputy Prime minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg is photographed during an interview on a train. Clegg was on his way to his constituency in Sheffield
A child of a party activist waits for Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England
The shadow of Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is cast on a screen as he delivers a speech in a garden shed warehouse during a campaign event in Bedford, southern England
Boris Johnson campaigns in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency, on behalf of Conservative candidate, Craig McKinlay
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during a campaign stop at Arriva TrainCare in Crewe in northern England
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SNP candidate for Perthshire South and Ochil, Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh, is joined by Alex Salmond, the SNP candidate for the Gordon constituency during campaigning on Thursday in Milnathort, Scotland
A dog and Labour supporters wait for the arrival of party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his general election campaign tour
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David Cameron, UK prime minister, poses for a selfie as he campaigns in Alnwick, England ahead of May’s general election.
Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence party, laughs during a visit to a factory in Clacton, Essex.
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Chancellor George Osborne watches as old oil is drained from a car that is being serviced in the service and repair workshops as he meets apprentices at Hawkins garage near St Austell on Thursday
British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron, talks with pupils during a general election campaign visit to the Kings Leadership Academy in Warrington, northwest England
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband greets a woman as he arrives at an election campaign event at the town hall in Bury, northern England
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron leaves Downing Street to see Queen Elizabeth II for the official dissolution of Parliament, in London.
A fox runs in front of 10 Downing Street in London, England. Campaigning in what is predicted to be Britain’s closest general election in decades will start after Queen Elizabeth II dissolves parliament today
Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, arrives at the launch of his political party’s general election campaign at the ArcelorMittal Orbit at Olympic Park in London, England
Bells ‘n’ Banjo ridden by Gavin Sheehan (number 2) beats Champagne Present ridden by Tony McCoy to win the Membership at Southwell Golf Club Novices’ Hurdle Race at Southwell Racecourse.
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Lemurs at Chester Zoo in Cheshire, England observe the solar eclipse on Friday