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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 4 May 2012

LOCAL ELECTIONS: LABOUR WINS BIG Labour is expected to win 700 new seats in local elections, with a projected vote share of 39 per cent to the Conservatives' 31. Ed Miliband's party has made significant inroads into southern and Midlands councils. But Tory Boris Johnson is expected to be re-elected as London mayor, despite his party's unpopularity. Labour wins big as UKIP eats into Conservative support FACEBOOK SETS VALUE AT $95 BILLION Facebook has set the share price for its initial public offering (IPO) on 18 May at between $28 and $35 per share, valuing the company at between $85bn and $95bn.
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Exit polls show Greece’s anti-austerity party on course to win election

News : The Rundown News Blog (4 hours ago)

Greece's far left party was projected to win a national parliamentary election in the eurozone country on Sunday, according to exit polls. Continue reading ? The post Exit polls show Greece’s anti-austerity party on course to win el... Read Post

If Britain Gets A Labour Government 16-Year-Olds Will Get The Vote

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (4 months ago)

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has pledged to bring the voting age in the UK down to 16 if his party is elected next year. In his speech to the Labour Party national conference in Manchester yesterday, Miliband told attendees "it i... Read Post

Anti-austerity party Syriza celebrates as exit polls put it ahead in general election

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (6 hours ago)

Exit polls published in past few minutes suggest that anti-austerity Syriza are on course to win the Greek general election. One put Syriza on 35.5 per cent of the vote,… Continue reading The post Anti-austerity party Syriza celebra... Read Post

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