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#uk election

# uk-election - Friday 23 June, 2017

For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May - poll

Just about more people think the Labour leader would make a better leader than the Prime Minister.

# uk-election - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Hang on a second': Boris Johnson struggles for words in interview about Queen's Speech

Johnson was grilled on the measures the speech highlighted to tackle the UK’s “burning injustices”.

# uk-election - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I got us into this mess, I'll get us out': Theresa May tries to unify her new Cabinet

Boris Johnson said that May gave a ‘stonking performance’ at the first meeting with her new Cabinet this evening.

# uk-election - Saturday 10 June, 2017

May to hold cabinet meeting as she tries to overcome election backfire

May was initially forecast to be on course for a landslide.

# uk-election - Friday 9 June, 2017

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall resigns

He said that the party was a victim of its own success, despite the fact it failed to retain its one seat in the UK general election.

From The Daily Edge Nobody can cope with these photos of the DUP's ridiculously tame 'election after party' Mad Out Of It
From The Daily Edge 17 hilarious tweets that sum up how badly Theresa May f**ked it last night You Played Yourself

May's gamble backfires as Corbyn surge sees hung parliament

Backbench MP Anna Soubry began the in-party calls for May to go, lambasting May’s “dreadful” campaign.

As it happened: Theresa May's gamble fails as Tories lose seats and UK faces hung parliament

The Conservatives will remain as the largest party but Labour has made gains.

# uk-election - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Once again the adorable #DogsAtPollingStations hashtag is the best thing about UK election day Members Of Pawliament
Election Day: Here's what to watch for as voters decide on Corbyn v May Explainer This post contains videos

Election Day: Here's what to watch for as voters decide on Corbyn v May

It’s election day in the UK.

# uk-election - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# uk-election - Friday 26 May, 2017

Poll: Which party would you vote for in the UK general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which party would you vote for in the UK general election?

Latest polls show Theresa May’s Conservative Party still have a commanding lead over Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# uk-election - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

The Liberal Democrats want legalised cannabis and another Brexit vote

The UK party launched its election manifesto today.

# uk-election - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners

A rise in UK corporation tax and no hard border with the North: Labour’s manifesto is good news for Ireland.

# uk-election - Friday 5 May, 2017

May Day for Theresa as UKIP wiped out and Labour pains for Jeremy Corbyn

The local election results offered very good news for the Conservative party.

# uk-election - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane will run in the UK elections for Sinn Féin

John Finucane will run in North Belfast.

# uk-election - Monday 24 August, 2015

This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders

The piece also said one of the reasons for Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1975 was that lots of Tory backbenchers fancied her…

# uk-election - Monday 11 May, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# uk-election - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Anti-austerity protesters clash with police near Downing Street Fightback This post contains videos

Anti-austerity protesters clash with police near Downing Street

Protesters threw smoke bombs and arrests were made.

# uk-election - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Do we really need to mollycoddle so many apathetic people into voting?

Democracy is on the brain following the shock UK general election result and the pending marriage referendum here…

# uk-election - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why everyone is talking about Samantha Cameron's trippy dress Samcam

"You have the charisma of a damp rag": 8 ways Nigel Farage livened up UK (and European) politics

In the sense that he made it more interesting. Not necessarily better.

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

AS IT HAPPENED: Tories on course for majority, SNP storms Scotland ... and Miliband set to quit The Morning After This post contains videos

6 things you need to know after a stunning UK election

The opinion polls were wrong and David Cameron is almost certainly continuing his stint in Downing Street.

# uk-election - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Was that the most boring election campaign in modern times?

It’s been a lacklustre campaign and the outcome in many constituencies is a foregone conclusion tonight, including in Liverpool.

Four men and a lady: Political deadlock could means days of fraught talks

Forming coalition governments comes natural to Irish politicians, but the same is not true across the water.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the finest face-stuffing selfies in support of Ed Miliband Je Suis Ed

11 of the finest face-stuffing selfies in support of Ed Miliband

Solidarity in gob-packing.

# uk-election - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate

“If this lad turns up to be our prime minister I will personally put a bullet in him. That’s how strong I feel about it.”

# uk-election - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Two days to go and some people are still making their minds up

We’re in London ahead of the UK general election on Thursday. Here’s what we’ve found out so far.

# uk-election - Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

# uk-election - Friday 1 May, 2015

Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie Pants Party This post contains videos
David Cameron made a pretty dodgy slip of the tongue on the trail today Woah Woah Woah This post contains videos

David Cameron made a pretty dodgy slip of the tongue on the trail today

Tell us how you really feel David.

# uk-election - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes Going Blue This post contains videos

Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes

Paddy Ashdown is not familiar with being on the fence.

# uk-election - Monday 13 April, 2015

"F**k off back to Eton" - Man uses ukulele to serenade David Cameron

It wasn’t even the strangest thing to happen on the UK’s campaign trail today.

# uk-election - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

What you need to know about the election that no one can predict Explainer This post contains videos

What you need to know about the election that no one can predict

In a closely-fought race it appears neither the Conservatives nor Labour will emerge victorious on 7 May.

David Cameron is under fire for eating a hot dog with a knife and fork

Such decisions can be game changers in an election campaign…

# uk-election - Sunday 8 March, 2015

The countdown is on for the UK general election – and Fine Gael and Labour should pay attention

This election will prove a relevant comparison to next year’s general election in Ireland.