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Farage 'will stand in 2015'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has confirmed that he will stand for parliament in the 2015 general election. He added that his party was "not some little pressure group that will go away."

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Tories: The people have sent a message, we get it

Conservative MP Grant Shapps told Daybreak that the party has taken five out of the seven county council counts they have seen so far.

Conservative MP Grant Shapps Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

Not ignoring the fact that the party have lost councillors in yesterday's elections, he said, "people have sent a message, we get it, we hear what people are saying."

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