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BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

General election 2019: Views of Argyll and Bute voters
Ahead of polling day, there are still some undecided voters in a marginal Scottish seat.

BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon: 'A Tory victory can be stopped'
Nicola Sturgeon urges people in Scotland to back the SNP, as supporting other parties "risks helping the Tories".

BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

'Liberal Democrats can win in your seat' - Jo Swinson
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson calls on people to vote for a "brighter future" and to stop Brexit and Boris Johnson.

BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

General election 2019: 'Most important election in my lifetime' - Gove
Cabinet minister Michael Gove says "the choice couldn't be clearer or more important" ahead of Thursday's general election.

BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

General election 2019: John McDonnell says Labour win is 'in striking distance'
The shadow chancellor says polls show a trend towards Labour, adding that it is "all to play for".

BBC Politics
Dec 11, 2019

Who won the election battle online?
Here's what's changed when it comes to campaigning on social media.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General Election 2019: Five things to watch out for on the night
What should people be looking out for after the polling stations close?

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General Election 2019: Laura Kuenssberg sums up the campaign
BBC Political editor Laura Kuenssberg sums up the election campaign.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

Last minute messages and a Labour leak (Tuesday's election news)
As the parties try to get their campaign messages across to voters, Labour's Jonathan Ashworth apologised after criticising Jeremy Corbyn in a secret recording.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General Election 2019: The new UK citizens now able to vote
As Britain goes to the polls on Thursday, we speak to three new British citizens, who are voting for the first time in a UK election.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Parties make last pitches on final campaign day
The party leaders will tour the country in the critical final hours before polls open on Thursday.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General Election 2019: NI parties clash during BBC election debate
The parties discuss Brexit, healthcare and the collapse of the assembly during the BBC debate.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

Election 2019: Scottish party leaders clash in BBC TV debate
Nicola Sturgeon, Jackson Carlaw, Richard Leonard and Willie Rennie answered questions from voters.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Tories investigate candidate over alleged Islamophobia
The Tories investigate after Labour's Naz Shah makes complaint about Tory candidate's social media.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: London Bridge victim's dad 'offended by Johnson'
Dave Merritt accuses Boris Johnson of using his son Jack's death to "score points" in the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: The misinformation war over the boy in the hospital
We investigate how accusations of a faked photo spread on social media.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Corbyn responds to Ashworth phone call
Jeremy Corbyn says Jonathan Ashworth has his full support after a secretly recorded phone call was leaked.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Johnson warns of hung parliament 'disaster'
Boris Johnson says a coalition government would mean "more deadlock, defeatism, division and drift".

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Conservatives 'see highest rise in Twitter abuse'
Twitter abuse of election candidates has escalated during the campaign, with Conservatives seeing the biggest rise, research suggests.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Swinson - 'Fight for the soul of our country'
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson says a vote for her party is a vote to stop Brexit.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Lib Dems insist they can stop Brexit
The Liberal Democrat leader says the party is concentrating on denying Boris Johnson a Brexit majority.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Jonathan Ashworth apologises after Corbyn criticism leak
The shadow health secretary says he was "joshing" in a secret recording leaked by a Tory friend.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Green party 'will scrap tuition fees'
Deputy leader Amelia Womack says the Green Party would scrap tuition fees and write off existing debt.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Green Party vows to write off £34bn in student debt
Tuition fees in England would also be scrapped as part of a plan to make education "free for life".

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Farage in last-ditch appeal to Leave supporters
The Brexit Party leader says his party can win seats if people vote "tactically and sensibly".

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Ads are 'indecent, dishonest and untruthful'
Campaigners say fact checks of political ads must become legally required after a "fake news" election.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Ashworth reacts to leaked phone call
Labour's Jonathan Ashworth says leaked phone call in which he criticises Jeremy Corbyn was "a wind up".

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Jonathan Ashworth insists Jeremy Corbyn criticism was 'banter'
The shadow health secretary says he was "joshing" in a secret recording leaked by a Tory friend.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

'There were no beds on the children's ward'
Louise Webb says she waited six hours in hospital for her daughter Lily to be seen by a paediatrician.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

11 charts on why the NHS matters in this election
The NHS will be at the centre of the major parties election campaigns, but why is it so important?

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019 Corbyn denies his ratings are 'hindering' Labour
The Labour leader denies his personal ratings are hindering his party's chances of winning the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

Tory minister Robert Buckland reacts to Hancock aide punch claim
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland says there was some "accidental" contact outside a Leeds hospital.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

General election 2019: Parties concentrate on key messages as election day nears
The Tories attack Labour's spending plans and warn of a hung Parliament, while Labour focuses on the NHS.

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

Under-30s Question Time: The Highlights
What happened when young voters challenged politicians representing the main seven parties?

BBC Politics
Dec 10, 2019

Farage: Johnson's 'oven ready' deal will give us 'indigestion' for years
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage hit back at Boris Johnson's claim his Brexit deal is "oven ready", saying it will take the UK into years of negotiations.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: One sick boy and the NHS (Monday's election news)
The PM was criticised after refusing to look at a photo of a boy being treated on the floor of a Leeds hospital - here's what happened.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Labour seeks to keep focus on NHS
But the Tories attack Labour's spending plans and warn of a hung Parliament, two days before the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

Election blind dates: Owen Jones and Nimco Ali
What happens when two people from across the political divide are brought together for dinner?

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

Muslim vote: Political chat ahead of the election
Four young Muslims discuss the issues that matter to them ahead of the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

Election 2019: Leaders set for BBC Scotland debate
Sarah Smith will chair the debate featuring Nicola Sturgeon, Jackson Carlaw, Richard Leonard and Willie Rennie.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

Brexit: GB to NI checks 'clear' in negotiations - Coveney
The Irish foreign minister also says concluding a trade deal by the end of 2020 is a "tall order".

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Politicians on when they bought their first house
Some senior figures from the main political parties reveal they bought their first house before 30.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General Election 2019: Farage accused of 'dog-whistle racism'
Labour's Angela Rayner and Green co-leader John Bartley questioned the tactics used the EU referendum campaign.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Under-30s question politicians in TV debate
An audience of 18-30-year-olds are quizzing a seven-strong panel live on BBC One in an election debate.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Brexit Party expels activists over racist remarks
A councillor and party official were filmed making the comments on the election campaign trail.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Javid's homelessness statistics queried
The UK Statistics Authority received complaints after the chancellor said homelessness peaked in 2008.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Johnson puts reporter's phone in pocket
ITV reporter Joe Pike asks the prime minister to look at a photo of a sick boy on a hospital floor.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Johnson 'looking at' licence fee abolition
The prime minister is asked whether he would scrap the TV licence fee.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Boris Johnson criticised over reaction to sick boy image
The PM initially refused to look at the picture of Jack Williment-Barr and took a reporter's phone away.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Johnson 'could look at' abolishing BBC licence fee
The prime minister questions whether funding the broadcaster out of general taxation "makes sense".

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Labour outlines budget proposals
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell outlines changes Labour would make in its first 100 days in power.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Jo Swinson defends stance on transgender rights
The Lib Dem leader says allowing gender self-identification will address widespread "demonisation".

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Unionists and Brexit debate
Unionist politicians backed Brexit but some talk of a "betrayal act" put forward by the UK government.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Lib Dems 'still want People's Vote'
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson answers caller's questions ahead of the general election.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: The 60 second manifesto challenge
Does Adam Fleming really know what's in the main parties' manifestos? Jeremy Vine puts him to the test.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Broxtowe Tory candidate defends food bank comments
A video of Darren Henry saying food bank users could take out payday loans has had 1.5m views.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: Boris Johnson's Brexit plan 'presents major challenge'
A leaked government document says customs plans for Northern Ireland may not be ready in time.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon: Treatment of Scotland justifies indyref2
The first minister says an independence poll should be held even if the UK does not leave the EU.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election poll tracker: How do the parties compare?
Our poll tracker measures how people say they are going to vote at the next general election.

BBC Politics
Dec 09, 2019

General election 2019: ‘People are sick of conflict'
Two first-time voters, aged 18 and 69, explain why they are voting in the general election.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Who should I vote for? General election 2019: Compare the party manifestos
Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

What unites us: 10 reasons why we're not a divided nation
The issues, people and foods that win the backing of most British people.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Crossing Divides - What unites us: 10 reasons why we're not a divided nation
The issues, people and foods that win the backing of most British people.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General Election 2019: NHS boss - Parties 'ducked' big issues
Chris Hopson says election debate has "fallen short" with regard to long-term solutions for the NHS.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Election battleground: Crewe & Nantwich
Two towns, one constituency. Traditionally, one votes Labour, the other Conservative but will Brexit change that?

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Billionaire John Caudwell goes head-to-head with Labour's John McDonnell
John Caudwell goes head-to-head with the shadow chancellor after he stated that nobody needs or deserves to be a billionaire.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

'If HS2 doesn't come to Crewe, what then?'
The demise of Crewe's railway industry has hit people hard. What are their hopes for the future?

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General election 2019: Labour vows Budget 'to end austerity' in first 100 days
John McDonnell will also set out plans for "democratic control" of nationalised water and energy.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General election 2019: Boris Johnson targets Labour Leave seats in final push
The PM will visit four Brexit-voting Labour-held seats, three days before the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General election 2019: Tory chairman 'sorry' for Islamophobia in party
James Cleverly says an investigation into prejudice in his party will get under way before the end of the year.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General Election 2019: Has your local Facebook group been hijacked by politics?
Up and down the UK, moderators are grappling with an upsurge in political debate.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General Election 2019: Johnson insists no NI-GB goods checks after Brexit
The PM says a leaked Treasury document that says there will be customs checks is "wrong".

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Ruth Davidson hints at future UK Conservative leadership bid
The former Scottish Conservative leader has hinted she may return to politics in the future.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Election 2019: Labour won't turn their backs on SNP - Sturgeon
It comes after John McDonnell said his party would not do a deal with the SNP in the event of a Labour minority government.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Election 2019: Will there be checks between Great Britain and NI?
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General Election 2019: Will there be checks on goods entering NI?
Boris Johnson has claimed only goods passing through on their way to the Irish Republic would be checked.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General Election 2019: Johnson insists no NI-GB goods checks post-Brexit
The PM says a leaked Treasury document that says there will be customs checks is "wrong".

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Brandon Lewis: 'We are not going to have a border down the Irish sea'
Security minister Brandon Lewis says some checks on some goods leaving Great Britain and the UK will be required.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

General election 2019: Farage promises Reform Party after Brexit
The Brexit Party will get a new name and "change politics for good", its founder and leader says.

BBC Politics
Dec 08, 2019

Sturgeon: SNP would support minority Labour government
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tells the BBC's Andrew Marr she would never do anything to put Boris Johnson into Downing Street.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Parties in final campaign push as poll nears
The leaders make fresh appeals to voters - defining the poll as a chance to set the UK's future direction.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

Election 2019: Who are the Scots who won't vote?
Why will about a third of the record four million people registered to vote not turn up next Thursday?

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Are political clubs still political?
The general election may be dominating the headlines but it's not troubling the political clubs of Arnold.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Your questions on climate change and the environment
Your questions answered: The environment, wildlife and climate change.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: What to look out for on Brexit
Jessica Parker looks at some of the issues to watch for when checking what the parties are promising on Brexit.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: How is a government formed?
A look at the rules for forming a government

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Source of UK-US trade document leak must be found - PM
Labour says the documents show the NHS would be "for sale" under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

PM: We must find source of UK-US trade document leak
Labour says the documents show the NHS would be "for sale" under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn in Wales for final election push
The Labour leader is making his first visit of the campaign to Wales before Thursday's poll.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Tories probe candidates over anti-Semitism claims
The Conservative Party says it is investigating, after claims of anti-Semitism against three candidates.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge help for small business
Jo Swinson's party would scrap business rates and provide greater support for entrepreneurs.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: What to look out for on the economy
BBC Business Editor Faisal Islam looks at the economic issues at stake in the election.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

What happened this week?
Trump weighs in on the NHS, and the BBC invites Boris Johnson for a chat about trust.

BBC Politics
Dec 07, 2019

General election 2019: Labour 'beats other parties on climate change'
Friends of the Earth rates the party above the Greens and Lib Dems in its environment policy survey.

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

General election 2019: Tories pledge £550m for grassroots football
Party pledges more government funding for amateur football as it eyes a 2030 tournament bid.

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

General election 2019: Reddit says UK-US trade talks document leak 'linked to Russia'
The papers had their first wide burst of attention when unveiled in the election campaign by Labour.

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

This Matters: Is politics sexist?
They make up 51% of the population but what are the parties offering to women this election?

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

General election 2019: Labour pledges to electrify England's bus fleet
It wants to electrify England's buses by 2030, but the Tories say Labour would "scrap vital new roads".

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

General election 2019: Labour pledges to electrify UK bus fleet
It wants to electrify UK buses by 2030, but the Tories say Labour would "scrap vital new roads".

BBC Politics
Dec 06, 2019

General election 2019: Corbyn and Johnson TV debate fact-checked
The Labour and Conservative leaders go head-to-head on national television.

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