The creator of a museum exhibition that includes photographs and videos of Isis extremists beheading victims in Iraq and Syria has been accused of profiting from their deaths and potentially stirring up trouble for Muslims in Britain.
The election campaign kicks off today with the Conservatives and Labour in a virtual dead heat. And while Ed Miliband appears to have the better chance of being the next prime minister, the Tories could still turn the tables.
“It’s going to be the most anarchic election in living memory,” predicts Kev Kharas, editor of Vice UK, the youth-focused digital channel winning awards for its innovative news coverage. “It would be a shame to have to cover it in the same grey, old boring way.”
Perhaps it was because Russell Brand said I shouldn’t, perhaps it was the guilt-inducing spectre of Emily Pankhurst, or it could simply have been an instinctive reaction to David Cameron over-exposure, but this year, I told myself, I really must register to vote in the general election.