Elections in the UK
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Four Funerals and an Election

As the dust settles on the UK elections, it’s time to take stock of what lies ahead for David Cameron. His tasks are daunting.

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Four Elections and a Funeral

For all the speeches by politicians and the analysis of pundits, no-one really has a clue what will happen in Thursday’s election. History, however, suggests a few ways things could go.

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Bag and Baggage

As the Liberal Democrats head to what looks like a bruising defeat in next month’s elections, Nick Clegg may not even get to hold on to his seat in Parliament, despite what historians may end up seeing as a laudable stint in government.

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French Lessons

A lasting legacy for a minor party may not always come through the holding of power, but by how successfully it forces a major party to alter course. That is likely to be UKIP’s contribution to history.

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The Master Returns

Tony Blair made his return to the political limelight to issue a broadside to Conservative dalliances with euroskepticism. His deft political touch is still in evidence.

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The Kingmakers

At Thursday’s UK election debates, Nicola Sturgeon’s strong performance was the latest stage in a remarkable turnaround for the SNP.

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Ed Miliband Beat Expectations

The thing is, expectations were pretty low to begin with. Can he keep the momentum?

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The Conservatives’ Bid

Competency at managing the economy during a rough few years, and a stable and familiar hand at the helm: that’s the pitch Conservatives—and to a certain extent the Liberal Democrats—have for the United Kingdom’s voters in a few weeks.

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