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Voters still choose Labour despite 'unpopular' Miliband

A poll by former Conservative party deputy chairman Lord Ashcroft has found Labour could win "a comfortable majority" in the 2015 general election.

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Farage hails 'Ukip fox' after big election gains

Nigel Farage has hailed his party's success in the local elections, saying it had put the "Ukip fox in the Westminster henhouse".

UKIP gained more than 150 English council seats, as the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats suffered big losses.

Labour took the most seats, but Ukip also ate into their support to add pressure on leader Ed Miliband.

ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby reports.

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