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2015/05/22 05:35
2015/05/22 05:35
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Britain’s most respected opinion pollster has warned Labour its chances of winning a majority at the next election verge on the “improbable” and that blaming its defeat on a shift away from Blairism...
2015/05/22 05:35
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2015/05/21 17:37
2015/05/21 17:37
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The mountain facing the party was illustrated when John Curtice, the leading psephologist, said a Labour victory at the 2020 election was “improbable.” He calculated that Labour would need a huge 12.5...
2015/05/15 18:37
2015/05/15 18:37
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Their challenge over the next 15 hours in what was widely predicted to be the closest-fought election in decades was to produce an accurate prediction of the number of seats each party would hold in...
2015/05/14 02:09
2015/05/14 02:09
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Pollsters can afford themselves none of this. They appear to have become so convinced that they make the weather, rather than simply report it, that when they do as badly as they did last week they...
2015/05/13 21:45
2015/05/13 21:45
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Bill Jamieson: Welcome to Does Anyone Have A Clue? Gordon Brewer faces his greatest challenge hosting Does Anyone Have A Clue Whats Going On? Picture: BBC AS interminable consitutional debates return...
2015/05/10 01:12
2015/05/10 01:12
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As voters across the country headed to polling stations, a small group of academics met amid high secrecy in a windowless room at a BBC building in central London. Even now, no one is allowed to know...
2015/05/09 02:09
2015/05/09 02:09
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The Conservative vote reduced by around 3,000 on 2010 levels, suggesting some Tories had been willing to back Mr Murphy, but not in nearly large enough numbers to prevent his defeat. The Scottish...
2015/05/08 21:56
2015/05/08 21:56
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LONDON (AP) � The Conservative Party surged to a surprisingly commanding lead in Britain's parliamentary election, with early returns Friday backing an exit poll's prediction that Prime Minister David...
2015/05/08 13:09
2015/05/08 13:09
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Voting was particularly high in Scotland with figures suggesting that 71.1 per cent of the population headed to the polls - leading to significant gains for the SNP. Two seats have seen turnout rise...
2015/05/08 02:17
2015/05/08 02:17
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Cocky Ukip leader Nigel Farage was last night being tipped to fail in his battle to become an MP. He had been so confident he would win South Thanet, Kent, he vowed to quit as party chief if he lost....
2015/05/07 23:19
2015/05/07 23:19
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What is an exit poll? Put simply an exit poll is a survey of voters as they leave the polling station, asking them how they voted. In this particular instance NOP and Ipsos Mori, two polling...
2015/05/07 23:17
2015/05/07 23:17
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The UK's General Election exit poll puts the Tories close to a majority and predicts huge losses for Labour. BBC Exit Poll - Expected number of MPs John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde...
2015/05/07 15:43
2015/05/07 15:43
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In this most complicated of elections in the United Kingdom, it would be a stretch to say “as Battersea goes, so goes Britain.” But as voters head to the polls today across the U.K. – almost certain...
2015/05/07 15:19
2015/05/07 15:19
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A man takes his dog into a polling station in Ramsgate, Kent, Britain, May 7, 2015. Britons are voting in a general election that will determine the next prime minister. (Hannah McKay/EPA) Polls have...
2015/05/07 00:09
2015/05/07 00:09
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Separate studies in the US and The Netherlands have found that for every inch of rain above the average rainfall, turnout dropped by around one percent So scattered showers and some wind which are...
2015/05/06 21:39
2015/05/06 21:39
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Amy Herbert has never met Robert Knight, but on Thursday she will go to a polling station in southwest England and – acting against her own political beliefs – cast a ballot for Mr. Knight’s preferred...
2015/05/06 15:41
2015/05/06 15:41
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REUTERSBritain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband waves after hosting a People's Question Time in Kempston. Picture: Stefan Wermuth Chasm along nationalist lines has been the most dramatic...
2015/05/06 13:37
2015/05/06 13:37
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This means in turn that there are three key battlegrounds. The first comprises the seats the Conservatives won narrowly in 2010, doing so in most cases by defeating the incumbent Labour MP. They range...
2015/05/06 07:47
2015/05/06 07:47
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Politicians hoping for a good turnout tomorrow could get their wish after weather forecasters revealed sunshine is set to return. While most of the UK has been battered with showers and high winds...
2015/05/05 16:31
2015/05/05 16:31
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The General Election 2015 exit poll will be unveiled virtually as soon polls close at 10pm on May 7. The BBC, ITN, and Sky News join forces to pay for the exit poll - which means they can pool...
2015/05/22 05:35
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