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Poll clerks are seen in a launderette being used as a polling station in Oxford

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A public launderette was used as a polling station in Oxford, England on Thursday. Opinion polls suggest Britain’s anti-EU Ukip party is likely to top European elections or come a close second.

Miliband on the local election campaign trail

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UK Labour party leader Ed Miliband during a hustings in Long Eaton’s high street, Nottinghamshire, while on the local election campaign trail.