UK politics

Labour Party Autumn Conference, Brighton, Tuesday. Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, makes his keynote speech.

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, and his wife Justine Thornton, following his keynote speech at the party’s autumn conference in Brighton. Read more

Launch of the Mayors Challenge...(left to right) Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz the mayor of Warsaw, Boris Johnson the Mayor of London, Michael Bloomberg the Mayor of New York and Matteo Renzi the Mayor of Florence at the launch of the Mayors Challenge in Europe at City Hall in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 24, 2013. The competition invites leaders of European cities to enter with prizes of 5 million Euros for the grand winner. Photo credit should read: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

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Four mayors – from left, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz of Warsaw, Boris Johnson of London, Michael Bloomberg of New York and Matteo Renzi of Florence – at the launch of the Mayors Challenge in Europe at London’s City Hall. The competition invites European cities to compete for €9m in prizes for ideas to improve urban life. Read more

Labour Annual Conference 2013  ...Iain Dale, political blogger and publisher, scuffles with protestor Stuart Holmes (left) close to where former Labour spin doctor Damian McBride was giving a television interview at the Labour Party Annual Conference in Brighton.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 24, 2013. See PA LABOUR stories. Photo credit should read: Chris Ison/PA Wire

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Iain Dale, political blogger and publisher, scuffles with protester Stuart Holmes, left, close to where former Labour spin doctor Damian McBride was giving a television interview at the Labour party annual conference in Brighton Read more

Labour Party Autumn Conference, Brighton, Monday. Ed Miliband, Labour Leader, congratulates Chuka Umunna after he spoke this morning.

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Ed Miliband, Labour leader, congratulates Chuka Umunna, the shadow business secretary, after his speech at the Labour party autumn conference in Brighton Read more

Labour Annual Conference ...Delegates walk past an anti-nuclear campaigner and his dog as they arrive for the second day of the Labour Party Annual Conference in Brighton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 23, 2013. See PA LABOUR stories.

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Delegates walk past an anti-nuclear campaigner and his dog as they arrive for the second day of the Labour party annual conference in Brighton Read more

Cycling - 2013 Tour of Britain - Stage Four - Stoke to Llanberis...The Peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background  during the Stage Four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday September 18, 2013. See PA story CYCLING Tour of Britain. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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The peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background during stage four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis Read more

Dylan Hogg, aged 6 (left), Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, take part in a 'Healthy Eating' class at Lairdsland Primary School in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Dylan Hogg, aged 6 (left), Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, take part in a ‘Healthy Eating’ class at Lairdsland Primary School in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Liberal Democrats Hold Their Annual Party Conference...GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 16:  Britain's Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrats party leader Nick Clegg speaks during a question and answer session at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on September 16, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Nick Clegg has denied any suggestions of a rift between him and his Cabinet colleague Business secretary Vince Cable over the Liberal Democrats future economic policy.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, speaks during a question and answer session at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday. Mr Clegg has denied any suggestions of a rift between him and Vince Cable, the business secretary, over the Liberal Democrats future economic policy. Read more

Local resident Kip Parker demonstrates as police escort a lorry to the entrance of a site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southern England...Local resident Kip Parker demonstrates as police escort a lorry to the entrance of a site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southern England September 3, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Local resident Kip Parker protests against “fracking” from the comfort of an armchair in the village of Balcombe in southern England. Demonstrators have set up camp in the village in opposition to exploratory drilling by Cuadrilla Resources. Read more

A police officer stands guard as Larry, the cat, waits to be let in to Number 10 Downing Street in London...A police officer stands guard as Larry, the cat, waits to be let in to Number 10 Downing Street in London August 30, 2013. Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to join a potential military strike on Syria were thwarted on Thursday night when Britain's parliament narrowly voted against a government motion to authorise such action in principle.     REUTERS/Toby Melville

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A police officer stands guard as Larry, the cat, waits to be let in to Number 10 Downing Street in London. Prime Minister David Cameron‘s plans to join a potential military strike on Syria were thwarted on Thursday night when Britain’s parliament narrowly voted against a government motion to authorise such action Read more