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In Pictures: Rock for PM as Tory battlebus rolls out

November 15, 2019

The main party leaders both visited the North West on Friday, where Boris Johnson took delivery of his campaign bus while Jeremy Corbyn promised that broadband provision would be free in future if Labour won power. Here are some of the highlights from Friday’s General Election campaign events around the country.

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In Pictures: Parties pull no punches on campaign trail

November 13, 2019

Jo Swinson and Nigel Farage both resorted to tough talking on Wednesday’s election trail after choosing boxing rings for photo opportunities. Boris Johnson, meanwhile, visited flood-hit areas of Yorkshire while Jeremy Corbyn and his team headed north of the border.

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In Pictures: Nation falls silent on Remembrance Sunday

November 10, 2019

The Royal Family and leading politicians have led the nation in paying respects to those killed in war on Remembrance Sunday. A solemn ceremony took place at the Cenotaph in central London as well as thousands of war memorials across the country.

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In Pictures: Weather fails to dampen spirits on the campaign trail

November 8, 2019

Election campaigners seemed to avoid the severe weather on Friday to deliver their message to the masses. Prime Minister Boris Johnson headed for Nottingham, while Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage visited Pontypool, Wales. Representing Labour, Dawn Butler took the battle bus to Stevenage.

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In Pictures: Deluge sparks flooding in parts of England

November 8, 2019

A month’s rain has fallen in 24 hours in some parts of England, leading to home evacuations and travel services being disrupted. Swineshaw in the Peak District saw 4.4in (112mm) of rain on Thursday – making it the most-drenched area of England – while Sheffield experienced 3.4in (85mm) during the same period.

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