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#UK Elections

# uk-elections - Saturday 7 December, 2019

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections Bonggggg This post contains videos

When the bells chime: Why the exit poll has become such an iconic moment in UK elections

On Thursday at 10pm we’ll probably know who the UK’s prime minister will be and how strong their position is.

# uk-elections - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North

For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.

# uk-elections - Saturday 30 November, 2019

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack

“We believe it is now in the public interest that the Prime Minister should be interviewed.”

# uk-elections - Thursday 25 April, 2019

British far-right figure Tommy Robinson to run in EU elections

Robinson was the founder of the anti-Islam English Defence League.

# uk-elections - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism

“Sinn Féin stand in British general elections on an abstentionist platform. This is not a new policy.”

# uk-elections - Thursday 8 June, 2017

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting

The polls close at 10pm.

# uk-elections - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'If Theresa May holds on to power, it will be the end of the NHS and the welfare state'

Corbyn’s Labour provides the only hope for those who wish to improve living standards for the majority in the UK, writes Rob Winkel.

# uk-elections - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

One of UK Labour's major figures had a disastrous interview, then was forced to listen back to it

Diane Abbott initially said that hiring 10,000 police would cost £300,000.

# uk-elections - Friday 6 May, 2016

London elects its first Muslim mayor

Vote-counting was taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland today.

# uk-elections - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling just hit a Twitter troll with this breathtaking burn Magical

JK Rowling just hit a Twitter troll with this breathtaking burn

She hit him where it hurts.

# uk-elections - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# uk-elections - Monday 27 April, 2015

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband "the Jew"

Gulzabeen Afsar was hoping to be elected to a council seat near Derby.

# uk-elections - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own

There are some remarkable similarities between British and Irish politics as voters in the UK prepare to vote on 7 May, writes Seamus Conboy.

# uk-elections - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

This campaign video from the UK Greens is ... well, bonkers

So ridiculous, it works.

# uk-elections - Friday 6 May, 2011

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority

The local and assembly elections as well as the referendum produced misery for the junior coalition party, the Liberal Democrats, whilst the main opposition Labour party enjoyed a resurgence.

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority

Nick Clegg’s party takes a beating in local elections, while the SNP – which backs independence – takes power in Scotland.