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On eve of UK election, availability of healthcare and state of NHS pose late threat to Boris Johnson's Tories
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On eve of UK election, availability of healthcare and state of NHS pose late threat to Boris Johnson's Tories

With Britain on the precipice of an election that could soon lead to a decisive break with the European Union, Brexit looks to many people more like a threat to their cherished health service than its salvation

Facebook under fire as thousands of political ads go missing from archive days ahead of UK elections
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Facebook under fire as thousands of political ads go missing from archive days ahead of UK elections

The problem affected Facebook ads from the ruling Conservative Party, the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats.

Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?
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Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?

In the 2017 UK Election, a dominant performance among young people helped Labour win enough seats to unexpectedly deprive the governing Conservative Party of its parliamentary majority

UK general election: Indian-origin candidates favoured for good showing, next Parliament likely most diverse ever, says British think-tank
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UK general election: Indian-origin candidates favoured for good showing, next Parliament likely most diverse ever, says British think-tank

Next week's election looks set for a hike on that number, with Labour's Navendru Mishra and Conservatives' Gagan Mohindra

Reddit claims UK-US trade document leak linked to Russia, bans 61 accounts suspected of 'vote manipulation' ahead of general elections
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Reddit claims UK-US trade document leak linked to Russia, bans 61 accounts suspected of 'vote manipulation' ahead of general elections

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general UK vote

Donald Trump says he will meet Boris Johnson, but will 'stay out' of UK election campaign during two-day NATO visit
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Donald Trump says he will meet Boris Johnson, but will 'stay out' of UK election campaign during two-day NATO visit

Opinion polls suggest Johnson's Conservative party is heading for a comfortable win next week but his team is nervous about any incendiary remarks from unpredictable Trump

UK Election 2019 will not be decided by Brexit, voters across Britain are looking for the 'Next It'
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UK Election 2019 will not be decided by Brexit, voters across Britain are looking for the 'Next It'

Despite national polling indicating that this election really is about more than Brexit, the race to Westminster will not be won through national polls and leaders debates, but across the country in key marginals

UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas
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UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'to get Brexit done', makes election pledge to bring new deal to leave EU before Christmas

British prime minister Boris Johnson promised on Sunday 'to get Brexit done', with his Conservative Party making an election pledge to bring his deal to leave the European Union back to parliament before Christmas

UK election 2019: Boris Johnson unveils Conservative Party’s manifesto; promises better healthcare, education, immigration system post Brexit
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UK election 2019: Boris Johnson unveils Conservative Party’s manifesto; promises better healthcare, education, immigration system post Brexit

'I'm looking forward to sharing our manifesto', Johnson tweeted on Saturday, 'we have developed a clear plan that respects the referendum, gets it done, and allows us to move on and focus on delivering real benefits for you and your family', the centre-right party leader said

'Time for real change': Jeremy Corbyn sets out UK Labour Party's manifesto, promises investment in public services and corporate reforms
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'Time for real change': Jeremy Corbyn sets out UK Labour Party's manifesto, promises investment in public services and corporate reforms

Corbyn claimed the programme was 'full of popular policies that the political establishment has blocked for a generation.'

UK general election on 12 Dec: Weary voters to choose between 'Brexit' Boris Johnson and 'comrade' Jeremy Corbyn
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UK general election on 12 Dec: Weary voters to choose between 'Brexit' Boris Johnson and 'comrade' Jeremy Corbyn

A Conservative Boris Johnson is lumbering up to secure a clear majority so he can push through his version of Brexit; Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn after months of dithering has finally made up his mind to renegotiate Johnson's deal and put it for public vote, which he says would be a choice between a "credible" Leave option versus Remain

Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit
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Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit

In Prime Minister Boris Johnson's telling on Tuesday night, Brexit was simple, a speed bump on the road to British prosperity

Labour Party promises 'fast and free' broadband for all ahead of UK general election; Boris Johnson calls it 'crackpot scheme'
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Labour Party promises 'fast and free' broadband for all ahead of UK general election; Boris Johnson calls it 'crackpot scheme'

'The internet has become such a central part of our lives. It opens up opportunities for work, creativity, entertainment and friendship', said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Britain's Labour Party's U-turn over Kashmir issue reveals growing clout of Indian diaspora that supports Narendra Modi's policies
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Britain's Labour Party's U-turn over Kashmir issue reveals growing clout of Indian diaspora that supports Narendra Modi's policies

The Chair of the Labour Party, Ian Lavery, issued a letter on Monday acknowledging the 'sensitivities' that exist over the situation in Kashmir.

UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference
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UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference

The attacks come after Britain's security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries may attempt to disrupt voting.

Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal
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Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal

Vaz had been the Labour Party's MP for Leicester East since 1987 but announced in a statement overnight on Sunday

British election campaign trail sees parties make one misstep after another; Labour's anti-Semitism allegations resurface
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British election campaign trail sees parties make one misstep after another; Labour's anti-Semitism allegations resurface

Nobody expected Britain’s General Election to follow a smooth script, and by the end of a second hectic day of campaigning both of the country’s major parties had suffered a series of unexpected bumps and blows. On Thursday, it was the Opposition Labour Party’s turn

Donald Trump was once a pal to Boris Johnson; now the US president is just a headache for the British PM
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Donald Trump was once a pal to Boris Johnson; now the US president is just a headache for the British PM

Donald Trump was only one of a multitude of headaches for Johnson on Wednesday, as he kicked off his campaign in an election that will serve as a referendum on his Brexit policy

Nigel Farage announces he will not stand in December's UK General Election, unveils hundreds of Brexit Party candidates
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Nigel Farage announces he will not stand in December's UK General Election, unveils hundreds of Brexit Party candidates

Nigel Farage unveiled hundreds of Brexit Party candidates for Britain's general election, and warned the governing Conservatives that the UK will never leave the EU without his party's backing.

Hardline Brexit advocate Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will contest against Conservatives in every seat unless Boris Johnson drops EU divorce deal
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Hardline Brexit advocate Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will contest against Conservatives in every seat unless Boris Johnson drops EU divorce deal

Hardline Brexit advocate Nigel Farage opened his UK election campaign on Friday by telling Conservative prime minister Boris Johnson that his Brexit Party will contest every seat unless Johnson drops his EU divorce deal