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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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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 3 May 2013

Local Interest / England : The First Post (2 years ago)

UKIP: HUGE GAINS AT LOCAL ELECTIONS The UK Independence Party has hugely increased its number of councillors at yesterday’s local elections in England. Votes are still being counted but the party claims it will win 100 seats. The Co... Read Post

Labour Clobbered in Brit Local Elections

US Politics / Conservative : Blogs For Victory (6 years ago)

Wow: Labour slumped to a record low in yesterday’s local council elections as it was swept from power in its last four counties. The party faced losing more than 300 seats as its projected share of the vote plummeted to 23 per cent,... Read Post

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

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (5 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

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