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Elections 2012: More on Miliband egged

Labour leader Ed Miliband was hit with an egg during a walkabout in Southampton today. The politician was giving a TV interview when a man in a hat came through the throng and slapped the egg on to his shoulder.

The egg broke on to Mr Miliband's jacket, which he quickly removed and gave to an aide as the man ran off down the street. He finished the interview in just a shirt and tie, made an exit and went back to his car.


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Elected Mayors vs Council leaders?

Should some of the biggest cities in our region be run by a elected mayors instead of council leaders? Well that is what people living in Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield and Wakefield are being asked to decide later this week.

The Government says having a mayor like London, could raise a city's profile - even putting it on the world stage. Critics claim it's simply too much power for one person to have. Watch this report from our Political Correspondent Ben Erlam to find out more.