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Clegg: 'Stunning' Eastleigh win

Nick Clegg has described the Lib Dems victory in the Eastleigh by-election as "stunning...despite the "exceptional circumstances". UKIP said beating the Conservatives into third place was a "humongous political shock." Labour were fourth.

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UKIP leader: We're getting nearer and nearer

The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he believes his party would have won given another week of campaigning, pointing out that UKIP did better in votes cast today as opposed to postal votes.

He told Sky News: "No-one can ever say that a vote for UKIP is a wasted vote. We're getting nearer and nearer."

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