General Election

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#dogsatpollingstations: meet the dogs taking part in today's general election.
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Meet the democratic dogs bringing some light to this dreary election day

These photos are sure to brighten your day no matter who you’re voting for.

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General election 2019: Are politics dividing your relationships?

Politics can be divisive. Here’s how to protect what matters away from the polling station.

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General election 2019: Who to vote for on Thursday

Your definitive guide to the main political parties' policies on the NHS, Brexit, climate change and the issues that affect women.

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Hugh Grant in Love Actually
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This is how Hugh Grant reacted to Boris Johnson’s Love Actually spoof

It's as sarcastic as you might expect.

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Anna Brech
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Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson was advised to wear lower cut tops as part of her campaign

The MP has faced all kinds of unsolicited – and shamefully sexist – "guidance".

Labour candidate Tele Lawal
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This is what an MP really looks like, according to Tele Lawal

Councillor makes powerful stand over “unacceptable“ campaign photo.

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Anna Brech
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Jameela Jamil talks about the NHS
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Jameela Jamil’s powerful words on the NHS are going viral for all the right reasons

The actor took to Twitter to highlight the importance of free healthcare.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

General Election 2019: what are the political parties actually promising you?

Stylist quizzes the party leaders on Brexit, the NHS and climate change

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Kate Leahy
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Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers have gone viral, but what do they really tell us about our PM?
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“Why we can’t ignore Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers”

The prime minister said that something needs to be done to “restore women’s desire to be married”. Yes, really.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Helen Pankhurst has a very important message for anyone feeling frustrated by politics in the lead up to the general election
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Helen Pankhurst explains why this general election is such a crucial one for women

Voting registration closes today – make sure your voice is heard.

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Lauren Geall
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Jo Swinson and the Liberal Democrats
Visible Women

Record levels of women to stand in December's general election

A glimmer of good news in worrying times.

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Anna Brech
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14 male MPs were accused of abusing their power two years ago today. Here's how many lost their jobs

Mandu Reid, leader of the Women’s Equality Party, gets real about the implications of the Pestminster scandal and other alleged abuses of power in Westminster.

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Diane Abbott reveals why she had to pull out of election campaign

The MP’s health problems are real – but she’s bouncing back

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Moya Crockett
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Queen’s Speech delayed because it ‘has’ to be written on goatskin

An arcane tradition, or a convenient excuse for a government in chaos?

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Moya Crockett
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Everyone needs to read JK Rowling’s Twitter warning about Theresa May

The Harry Potter author has delivered a powerful feminist message on Twitter

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Everything you need to know about the Democratic Unionist Party

Who are the DUP - and why is everyone so worried about them?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

A 106-year-old woman was denied the right to vote in the Election

She survived two world wars and saw women granted the right to vote - but she was turned away at the polling stations

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Jasmine Andersson
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Life

The funniest, snarkiest tweets of election results night

“Never piss off wheat farmers in key marginals”

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Amy Swales
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Election results: 10 very important things you need to know

What does this mean for Brexit, Theresa May, the DUP, and more?

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Election: Why everyone’s calling Emily Thornberry the “queen of sass”

“I am SO HERE for Emily Thornberry’s resting face in this interview”

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Kayleigh Dray
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