Election 2005 - other parties
Election 2005 - other parties
UGLY scenes marred the declaration in Glasgow after candidates refused to share the platform with the British National Party.
GEORGE Galloway, the maverick former Glasgow Kelvin MP, took the supposedly safe seat of Bethnal Green and Bow from Labour yesterday in a shock election victory.
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THERE was disappointment for Plaid Cymru today as the party lost one of its four seats, failed to win its number one target of Ynys Mon and saw its share of the vote plummet across Wales.
UNIONISTS and nationalists in Northern Ireland spent a sleepless night before counting for the province’s 18 Westminster seats was due to begin today.
GEORGE GALLOWAY, the former Labour MP, yesterday stormed off a news show, denouncing the interview as a "set-up".
GEORGE Galloway, the leader of the anti-war party Respect, yesterday claimed that a newspaper was seeking to damage his election chances by publishing a story about his marriage split.
THE mother of a teenage soldier killed in Iraq is planning to take legal action against the Government over the death of her son.
THE novelist Frederick Forsyth yesterday became the latest high-profile personality to publicly back an attempt by the father of a murdered Red Cap to unseat Tony Blair.
A WEALTHY Scots industrialist promised yesterday to invest millions of pounds in a new political party in an attempt to break the main parties’ grip on British politics.
GEORGE Galloway, the maverick anti-war campaigner, yesterday warned that fears of ballot-rigging in the east London seat he is contesting could spark racial tensions.
IT IS 36 hours after he was held hostage and "sentenced to death" by those who claim to represent the community he hopes will return him to Parliament, and George Galloway is dutifully helping the police calm tensions in the neighbourhood.
TONY BLAIR was today set to issue a challenge to voters to decide who they trust to lead the country after May 5 - him or Michael Howard.
A TRANSSEXUAL candidate fighting for an Edinburgh seat in the General Election today said she hoped voters would not put her sex change on the political agenda.
THE Government announced it was stepping up efforts to warn the public of the dangers of postal voting fraud in the final days before the General Election on May 5.
TONY BLAIR today waded into the immigration row, claiming that Labour’s policies on the issue were "strict and fair".
THE Tory election supremo has warned candidates of tough times ahead and urged them to step up their efforts to win over the electorate.
CITY leaders today warned against introducing a local income tax in the Capital after branding it unworkable.
IT’S NOT listed in the top ten issues of the campaign. It’s rarely in the headlines. And it’s something Labour politicians don’t talk about publicly unless they have to.
UNITED Kingdom Independence Party candidates launched their election manifesto yesterday, demanding "our country back" from the clutches of the European Union.
ALLAN Hendry, the Save the Scottish Regiments candidate for East Kilbride, has decided to stand down to give Rose Gentle, the anti-war campaigner, a clear run against Adam Ingram, the Armed Forces Minister.