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Eight candidates for the next UK city of culture announced

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Armagh City, Bradford, County Durham and Stirling are among the eight places in the UK longlisted to become the next city of culture, after a record of 20 bids. Cornwall, Derby, Southampton, and Wrexham County Borough...

Peru election: supporters of rival candidates throng streets amid dispute over result

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Supporters of Peru’s rival presidential candidates – socialist Pedro Castillo and rightwinger Keiko Fujimori – have taken to the streets amid uncertainty over a legal challenge to the outcome of the closely contested ...

Far-right candidates perform dismally across UK elections

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Anti-fascist campaigners have been celebrating a dismal performance by far-right candidates in elections around the UK, from Scotland to council polls in England. Their disastrous showing was also attributed to what t...

‘We’ve had lots of switchers’: Labour candidates optimistic in Worthing

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'Normaalweg, I can go either way, but I don’t like what’s going on in the Conservative party,” says Dawn Gibbs, standing on her doorstep in the seaside town of Worthing. “At the last general [verkiesing] I did vote Conser...

Hard-left and far-right presidential candidates meet in French TV ‘cockfight’

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Two men; two completely different visions for France. In a debate that lasted more than two hours, the hard-left presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon and the hard-right Éric Zemmour, expected to be a presidential...

Priti Patel’s search for new Met police chief could include overseas candidates

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Could the UK’s most powerful police officer be brought in from outside the force? Or might Priti Patel look even farther afield – to Australia, or even the United States – instead of recruiting from within Scotland Ya...

Federal Liberals select nine election candidates in NSW seats despite legal challenge

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A special committee of the federal Liberal party has forged ahead with appointing election candidates in New South Wales, despite a legal challenge now before the NSW court of appeal about the validity of the committe...

Dragons, Nazis and Putin: children put German candidates through wringer

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When Germany elects a new government on 26 September the average voter age may be over 50, but a week and a half before polling day it is children who are asking the hard questions of the candidates who want to fill A...

France’s divided leftwing candidates called on to back ‘people’s primary’

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A group of political activists will make one desperate last attempt this month to save the bitterly divided French left from an electoral catastrophe in the presidential election with a “people’s primary” to designate...

Swart kandidate vir die Amerikaanse Senaat verpletter fondsinsamelingsrekords vir 2022 middeltermyn

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Afro-Amerikaanse kandidate wat vir die Amerikaanse Senaat gehardloop het, het die afgelope drie maande veldtog-fondsinsamelingsrekords verpletter, hoop om 'n liggaam te transformeer wat oorweldigend wit bly. Daar was net 11 Bl...

Alarm as Trump backs ‘big lie’ candidates for key election posts in Michigan

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Donald Trump has endorsed rightwing Republican candidates who support his baseless claims of a stolen election for key posts in Michigan, raising the prospect of a Trumpist take over of how the key battleground state ...

Magnus Carlsen’s wait for challenger almost over as Candidates returns

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The Covid-hit Candidates will resume in Ekaterinburg on Monday, a full year after the eight-player tournament to decide the official challenger for Magnus Carlsen’s global crown was unceremoniously and tantalisingly h...

Chile: candidates battle for moderate votes as presidential race nears end

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Chile’s presidential race is hurtling towards its conclusion with the two remaining candidates battling to secure moderate votes in a deeply divided political landscape. Far-right candidate José Antonio Kast secured a...

Pro-Beijing candidates sweep Hong Kong ‘patriots’-only elections

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Pro-Beijing candidates will occupy nearly every seat in Hong Kong’s new legislature, after party loyalists swept the first elections under a revamp by Beijing ensuring that only “patriots” could run for office. The el...

Tweet on Tory candidate’s account says teenage girls smell ‘buttery and creamy’

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A Conservative local election candidate has caused outrage after a post on his account said 16-year-old girls smell “buttery [en] creamy”. On Saturday a post on the Twitter account of Jonty Campbell, who has stood fo...

Germany coalition candidates united on lowering voting age to 16

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The three parties on track to form Germany’s next coalition government have been locked in tense negotiations over the future of Europe’s powerhouse. But regarding one seemingly radical issue, they are united – loweri...

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