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# uk-general-election - Friday 13 December, 2019

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.

# uk-general-election - Monday 9 December, 2019

BBC and ITV journalists apologise over reports that Tory advisor was punched by Labour activist

A claim that a Tory advisor was punched turned out not to be the case.

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time

A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Conservative Party criticised over 'misleading' re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

The fake account ‘proved’ and ‘debunked’ several claims during the debate.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election

Michelle Gildernew will be trying to keep her seat against the UUP’s Tom Elliot in the famously closely fought constituency.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will be the British Prime Minister after the general election?

Johnson’s Conservatives lead the polls so far.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Disgraced MP embroiled in sexting scandal replaced as election candidate - by his estranged wife

Andrew Griffiths said he would support the new candidate. His wife Kate said she wouldn’t be taking up his offer.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

The North's only independent MP is standing down - get set for a potentially nasty battle for her seat

Independent unionist Lady Sylvia Hermon is standing down as an MP.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Sky News' Kay Burley goes viral after 'empty chairing' Tory MP who denies he agreed to go on Day One This post contains videos

Sky News' Kay Burley goes viral after 'empty chairing' Tory MP who denies he agreed to go on

James Cleverly claims that he was not booked to appear on the show.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10

The Lib Dems have 20 MPs and are polling at 16%.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

# uk-general-election - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# uk-general-election - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith

Farron announced his resignation from the post today.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

# uk-general-election - Saturday 10 June, 2017

DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government

The DUP will be supporting the Conservatives on a on a confidence and supply basis.

Two of Theresa May's top advisers resign following disastrous election result

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill announced they were stepping down this afternoon.

# uk-general-election - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge The best memes from when Theresa May admitted the naughtiest thing that she has ever done Theresa May

Theresa May says she'll form minority government with 'friends and allies' in the DUP

May has acted swiftly to agree a deal that will see her return as Prime Minister.

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.

The winners and losers in the UK general election

A good day for Corbyn and Goldsmith but a bad one for May, Clegg and Salmond.

# uk-general-election - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Poll: Have you ever used a fortune teller? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever used a fortune teller?

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

# uk-general-election - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

It's almost neck and neck between May and Corbyn ahead of Thursday's election

The Conservatives enjoy just a one point lead in the latest poll by Survation for ITV.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election Decision Time This post contains a poll

'Anything to keep the Tories out': How the Irish living in Britain are voting in the general election spoke to Irish citizens living in Britain to get their views ahead of next month’s election.

# uk-general-election - Friday 26 May, 2017

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

# uk-general-election - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election

UK citizens living in Ireland who registered to vote up to 15 years ago can vote in the upcoming general election.

# uk-general-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.