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VE Day 70th Anniversary Day One...LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08:  (L-R) Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day on May 8, 2015 in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.

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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 

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha return to 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, May 8, 2015.  The Conservative Party surged to a surprisingly commanding lead in Britain's parliamentary election, with returns Friday backing an exit poll's prediction that Prime Minister David Cameron would remain in 10 Downing Street. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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David Cameron and his wife Samantha return to 10 Downing Street in London after the Conservative party surged to a commanding lead in Britain’s parliamentary election. 

General Election 2015 Polling Day - May 7th...General view of inside the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, also known as the 'Pub with no name'  which is part of the East Hampshire constituency and acts as a local polling station on the day of the General Election. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 7, 2015. See PA story ELECTION Main. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

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General view of inside the White Horse Inn in Priors Dean, also known as the ‘Pub with no name’ which is part of the East Hampshire constituency and acts as a local polling station on the day of the General Election 

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Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain May 6, 2015. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on May 7. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on Thursday. 

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron walks back onto his Conservative Party campaign bus after a factory visit whilst campaigning in Pendle in northern England, Britain...Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron walks back onto his Conservative Party campaign bus after a factory visit whilst campaigning in Pendle in northern England, Britain, May 1, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron walks back onto his Conservative Party campaign bus after a factory visit whilst campaigning in Pendle in northern England 

Conservative Party supporters wear Nicola Sturgeon masks during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on Friday in London, England. The stunt was to warn of the risk of any possible coalition between the Labour Party and the SNP

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Conservative Party supporters wear Nicola Sturgeon masks during a photocall in Victoria Tower Gardens on Friday in London, England. The stunt was to warn of the risk of any possible coalition between the Labour Party and the SNP

Leicester Morrismen dance during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford...Leicester Morrismen dance during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford, Britain May 1, 2015. The May Day Morris celebration is a traditional rite thought to be connected to changing seasons and fertility.  REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Leicester Morrismen dance during May Day celebrations at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford. The May Day Morris celebration is a traditional rite thought to be connected to changing seasons and fertility. 

Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland...Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland, April 30, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party’s final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland 

A woman runs past artwork of a large hand on a wall in central London, Britain on Monday

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A woman runs past artwork of a large hand on a wall in central London, UK, on Monday

A performer takes part in an unveiling of a billboard against fracking in central London, Britain on Monday

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A performer takes part in an unveiling of a billboard against fracking in central London, UK, on Monday

ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT...ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT. THE CAPTION INCORRECTLY MENTIONS A PUSH CHAIR. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. REUTERS.  A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London, April 23, 2015. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days.  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT

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A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days. 

A child of a party activist waits for Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England. Britain goes to the polls in a General Election on May 7

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A child of a party activist waits for Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England

Boris Johnson today campaigned in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency on behalf of Conservative candidate, Criag McKinlay.

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Boris Johnson campaigns in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency, on behalf of Conservative candidate, Craig McKinlay 

Fans of the Royal family wait outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital in London, April 20, 2015. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth to her second child at the hospital some time in the next two weeks

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Fans of the Royal family wait outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in London, on Monday. Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is due to give birth to her second child at the hospital some time in the next two weeks

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

Anthem of the Seas arrives in Southampton...The world's joint third largest cruise ship, MS Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, arrives at berth 101 in Southampton Docks ahead of her naming ceremony on 20 April. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 15, 2015.

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The world’s joint third largest cruise ship, MS Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, arrives at berth 101 in Southampton Docks ahead of her naming ceremony

The sun rises off the North East coast near Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest temperatures of the year so far, with the mercury expected to soar higher than in parts of Spain this week.

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The sun rises off the northeast coast near Cullercoats Bay in North Tyneside, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest temperatures of the year.