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Labour Eastleigh candidate called 'loser' by his wife

The Labour party candidate John O'Farrell has tweeted on the morning after his defeat in the Eastleigh by election.

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Mrs O'F just woke me with an affectionate 'Mornin' Loser!'

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Had hoped more would switch from Lib to Lab. Some did, but as many of ours went to UKIP. Lab % share up slightly. Result feels OK in context

Harman joins O'Farrell on Eastleigh campaign trail

Labour's Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader Harriet Harman has been hosting a Question and Answer session with the party's candidate for the Eastleigh by-election. Harman joined John O'Farrell in hosting a Q&A session with students at Barton Peveril College in Hampshire.

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John O'Farrell & Harriet Harman answer students' questions in Eastleigh

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