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Anti-EU party set to win first British parliament seat

Oct 10, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Lawmaker Douglas Carswell defected from Prime Minister David Cameron s Conservative party to UKIP in August and looks set to comfortably retain his seat on the southeast English coast

Prospective UK Independence Party (UKIP) Parliamentary candidate for Clacton, Douglas Carswell speaks at their Party conference in Doncaster, northern England on September 26, 2014. Nigel Roddis/AFP

Seaside resort set to make waves in British by-election

Oct 05, 2014 - 1:21 PM

The coastal resort of Clacton could trigger a sea change in British politics on Thursday October 9 by voting the anti EU UK Independence Party into parliament for the first time

Prospective UK Independence Party (UKIP) Parliamentary candidate for Clacton, Douglas Carswell speaks at their Party conference in Doncaster, northern England on September 26, 2014. Nigel Roddis/AFP

Britain's bruised Conservatives rally for re-election

Sep 29, 2014 - 9:02 AM

Britain s ruling Conservative party is rallying for re election in 2015 at its ongoing party conference overshadowed by defections to the eurosceptic UKIP and a ministerial resignation over a sex scandal

Grant Shapps, chairman of Britain's Conservative Party, makes the opening speech on day one of the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham in central England on September 28, 2014. Carl Court/AFP