How old do the UK's party leaders look? Microsoft's #HowOldRobot turns political

Guy Bentley
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Microsoft's latest facial recognition software is proving a hit with millions of people whiling away their day checking whether the snazzy new software can correctly guess their age (Check out #HowOldRobot on Twitter).

The new tool provides great opportunity for much-desired flattery or bruised egos.

As we approach the end of a long General Election campaign it's time to wind down and have some mindless fun at our party leaders' expense.

Here's what Microsoft's newest toy made of the party leaders' ages.

David Cameron

Power has taken its toll on the weary Tory leader.

Actual age: 48

Robot age: 77

Ed Miliband

The leader of the opposition is definitely getting his beauty sleep.

Actual age: 45

Robot age: 38

Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg is still in fine form after five years of abuse.

Actual age: 48

Robot age: 42

Nigel Farage

The booze and fags haven't aged the Ukip leader too much beyond his years.

Actual age: 56

Robot age: 51

Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett beats Microsoft's software by seven years.

Actual age: 49

Robot age: 42

Nicola Sturgeon

Taking the top job in the SNP and leading a political revolution has had its downsides for Nicola Sturgeon.

Actual age: 44

Robot age: 54

Leanne Wood

Microsoft is almost on the money with Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood.

Actual age: 43

Robot age: 41

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