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Police car explosion outside count

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:55
An explosion in a police car outside an election count in Leicestershire is being investigated.

Lib Dems results 'very disappointing'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:39
Liberal Democrat results are "clearly very disappointing", a spokesman says as election forecasts predict the party could lose 47 seats.

Canada releases ex-Guantanamo inmate

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:37
A Canadian court releases on bail an ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee after refusing a final effort by the government to keep him imprisoned.

Baltimore Police Will Be Target Of Broad Justice Department Inquiry

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:34

Following the death of Freddie Gray, the city's mayor and Maryland's congressional delegations had asked the federal agency to look for possible discriminatory practices by local law enforcement.

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VIDEO: SNP gains 'could break swingometer'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:27
A huge number of votes for the Scottish Nationalists over Labour leads to some historic voting swings in formerly solid Labour constituencies.

US to investigate Baltimore police

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 18:16
The US justice department is to investigate Baltimore's police for routine bias or excessive force after the death of Freddie Gray, US media say.

VIDEO: Douglas Alexander loses seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 17:55
Labour's Douglas Alexander loses his seat to SNP's Mhairi Black, a 20-year-old politics student at Glasgow University.

VIDEO: Tories win first key battleground

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 17:50
The Conservative Party have increased their majority of the vote in the marginal constituency of Nuneaton.

SNP on course for Scottish landslide

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 17:38
The SNP wins its first seats as the party appears to be on course for a landslide general election victory in Scotland.

VIDEO: Sturgeon: 'Very good night for the SNP'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 17:30
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says the indications are that it will be "a very very good night for the SNP".

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