General Election 2015

The UK General Election takes place on 7 May and it is predicted to be one of the most keenly-fought contests in recent history. Keep up with the latest news below and visit our poll tracker to see how the parties are expected to fare.

Hyperbole is rarely far away in politicians' speeches during a General Election, yet it was hard to argue too [...]

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Britain was in disbelief last night after an exit poll suggested the Tories were just shy of a majority with 316 [...]

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When parliament reconvenes next month it will welcome its youngest MP since the 1600s; 20-year-old Mhairi Black [...]

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David Cameron has claimed victory in the General Election while Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage quit [...]

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It's official. Labour leader Ed Miliband is on his way out. [...]

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The shock election result threatens to topple up to four party leaders, as three have already stepped down today. [...]

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Ed Miliband has stepped down as leader of the Labour party after a crushing defeat by David Cameron who will be [...]

8 May 2015
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Nick Clegg has resigned as leader of the Liberal Democrats after a bloodbath night for the former coalition partner [...]

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Nigel Farage has quit as leader of Ukip after failing to win a seat in Westminster, losing to the Conservatives [...]

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Ed Balls, Labour's shadow chancellor, has lost his seat in Morley and Outwood in the most sensational turn of [...]

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The General Election has dramatically shifted Britain's political landscape, as the Lib Dems endured a bloodbath, [...]

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Investors cheered as it was revealed Britain would be governed by a Tory government for the next five years. While [...]

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If you've just woken up and need to catch up on what happened overnight, this is everything you need to know right [...]

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It was a traumatic night for the Liberal Democrats, whose numbers were almost decimated as the Scottish National [...]

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Vince Cable has lost his seat in Twickenham to the Conservatives. [...]

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