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Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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General election 2017: South Northants candidates revealed

Voters in Brackley and surrounding villages will be going to the polls on June 8 and the candidates for the South Northants constituency have been unveiled.

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General election 2017: Witney candidates unveiled

With the general election less than two weeks away, candidates for the Witney constituency, which includes Chipping Norton have been unveiled.

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General election 2017: Stratford-on-Avon constituency candidates revealed

Voters in Shipston and the surrounding area will be going to the polls on June 8.

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Candidates standing for north Oxfordshire in the 2017 general election. Clockwise, from top left, Dickie Bird (UKIP), Roseanne Edwards (Ind), John Howson (Lib Dem), Sean Woodcock (Lab), Victoria Prentis (Con) and Ian Middleton (Green). NNL-170516-172224001

General election 2017: Banbury and Bicester candidates revealed

Candidates for this year’s snap general election have been announced.

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ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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A convoy transporting nuclear warheads was forced to stop on the M40 after one of its escort vehicles broke down. NNL-170516-160244001

Public safety concerns after convoy carrying nuclear warheads is forced to stop on M40

A campaign group which monitors the transport of nuclear weapons has expressed concern for public safety after a vehicle in a convoy broke down yesterday, Monday, morning.

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Deadline for Cherwell voter registration nears as election looms

Cherwell residents are being reminded that the deadline to register to vote in June’s general election is May 22.

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”

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ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

It was a good day for Theresa May whose reported row with Philip Hammond was completely overshadowed by Labour’s leaked manifesto.

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ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

Simon Lee is senior lecturer in politics at University of Hull.

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Banbury elect a not so new Mayor

Banbury Town Mayor for the past 12 months Cllr Gordon Ross passed over the title to his successor at an inauguration ceremony in Banbury Town Hall on Tuesday.

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ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

The Tories will renew a pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting, Theresa May told voters last night.

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ELECTION 2017: What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

ELECTION 2017: What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

By Ariane Bogain, Northumbria University

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ELECTION 2017: Can we trust the opinion polls in election 2017?

ELECTION 2017: Can we trust the opinion polls in election 2017?

Political opinion polls have taken a bit of a battering in the past few years. There was wide agreement on the eve of the last UK general election that the outcome would be a hung parliament. Few pollsters saw Donald Trump winning the 2015 presidential election in the US. And almost everyone agreed that Brexit would not happen. So are opinion polls worth the paper they’re written on any more?

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Gregor Hopkins, winning candidate at Kings Sutton by-election

Tories hold Kings Sutton in by-election

Kings Sutton residents went to the polling booths on May 4 to decide their South Northants County Council representative.

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Villagers’ fury over M40 junction plans

Villages in south Northants are furious at plans that will place a huge services and industrial hub on their side of the M40 roundabout.

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Conservative seats remain unchanged in the county council

Conservatives fail to gain seats in Oxfordshire County Council elections

Bucking the overall national trend Oxfordshire County Council saw no gains for the Tories as they come just one seat shy of an overall majority.

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