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Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks during a press conference at which he announced his resignation as head of the party.

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Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks during a press conference at which he announced his resignation as head of the party.

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A supporter holds a card for Ed Miliband, who has resigned as leader of the Labour party after an unexpectedly heavy defeat in the UK general election

General Election 20915:  Ed Milliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at Labour Party HQ after his party's defeat in the general election. Photograph: Rosie Hallam

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Ed Milliband and his wife Justine Thornton arrive at the Labour party headquarters after his party’s defeat in the UK general election 

General Election 2015 campaign - May 5th...PizzaExpress undated handout photo of pizzas they have created to show portraits of the leaders of the main political parties (left to right David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg) to celebrate this year's General Election campaign.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday May 5, 2015. The Prime Minister's portrait uses 89 olives to illustrate his customary dark suit and three stems of asparagus for his tie with the Deputy PM uses a variety of peppers in all his party colours. The leader of the opposition's pizza portrait features Labourís party colour using chillies, red peppers, cherry tomatoes and pepperoni. Photo credit should read: PizzaExpress/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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Pizza Express has created pizzas showing portraits of the leaders of the main political parties (left to right David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg) to celebrate this year’s General Election campaign. The prime minister’s portrait uses 89 olives to illustrate his customary dark suit and three stems of asparagus for his tie, while the deputy PM’s image uses a variety of peppers in his party colours. The leader of the opposition’s pizza portrait features Labour’s party colour using chillies, red peppers, cherry tomatoes and pepperoni 

in London prior to delivering a speech on the economy.

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Labour leader, Ed Miliband, arrives at the Royal Institute of British Architects prior to delivering a speech on the economy . 

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks at an election campaign event in Stockton-on -Tees in northern England...Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks at an election campaign event in Stockton-on -Tees in northern England, April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband speaks at an election campaign event in Stockton-on-Tees in northern England

A dog and supporters wait for the arrival of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his General Election campaign tour.

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A dog and Labour supporters wait for the arrival of party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his general election campaign tour

Labour Leader Ed Miliband Campaigns During The Second Week Of The General Election...BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 07:  Labour leader Ed Miliband conducts a workplace Q&A session at the NCC, National Composite Centre on April 7, 2015 in Bristol, United Kingdom. Britain goes to the polls for a general election on May 7.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Labour leader Ed Miliband conducts a workplace Q&A session at the NCC, National Composite Centre in Bristol, United Kingdom

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband greets a woman as he arrives at an election campaign event at the town hall in Bury, northern England...Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband greets a woman as he arrives at an election campaign event at the town hall in Bury, northern England, April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband greets a woman as he arrives at an election campaign event at the town hall in Bury, northern England 

The Labour Party Launch Their 2015 General Election Campaign   ***BESTPIX***...LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27:  Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, arrives at the launch of his political party's general election campaign at the ArcelorMittal Orbit at Olympic Park on March 27, 2015 in London, England. Speaking before Monday's official start of campaigns for the May 7 general election, when Parliament is dissolved, Mr Milliband pledged to prevent further privatisation of the National Health Service.  (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)   ***BESTPIX***

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, arrives at the launch of his political party’s general election campaign at the ArcelorMittal Orbit at Olympic Park in London, England 

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour party, delivers his keynote speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

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Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour party, delivers his keynote speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Ed Miliband invites Labour members of the No campaign in the Scottish referendum on stage for a photocall at the Labour party conference in Manchester today.

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Ed Miliband invites Labour members of the No campaign in the Scottish referendum on stage for a photocall at the Labour party conference in Manchester today. 

Labour Leader Ed Miliband Speech At The Science Museum...LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party, delivers a speech at the 'Policy Network Conference' held in the Science Museum on July 3, 2014 in London, England. The conference, hosted by the Policy Network think tank, is convened under the title: 'On how Britain can build a strong, sustainable and inclusive economy for the future'.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party, delivers a speech at the ‘Policy Network Conference’ held in the Science Museum, London, England. The conference, hosted by the Policy Network think tank, is convened under the title: ‘On how Britain can build a strong, sustainable and inclusive economy for the future’ 

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, sets out his view on the economy ahead of the next general election at the Senate house, London this morning.

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party, at the Senate House, London, on Friday morning, where he set out his view on the UK economy 

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. 

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 

Labour leader Ed Miliband tours the East Street market where he was pelted with eggs by a protester.

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An angry protester hurls an egg at Ed Miliband, UK Labour leader, as he tours the East Street market in London