Liberal Democrats win by-elections

The Liberal Democrats have won a landslide council by-election victory at North Norfolk District Council.

Candidate Andreas Yiasimi won at Cromer Town on a huge swing from the Tories, who were pushed into last place by Labour and he UK Independence Party (Ukip).

Lib Dem Graham Pooley also triumphed at Chelmsford City, winning a former independent seat at Broomfield and The Walthams.