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Latest UK General Election 2017 News

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Party Mentions by day up to election

Party Daily Mentions 2017 Election

Percent Share Party Mentions 2017 Elections

Race to Number 10 - Party Leader Mentions by day

2017 2015 Leader mention comparison

Conservative Party News

Conservative Party - Key Phrase Mentions

Conservative Party Mentions by Key Phrase

Top Headlines

  1. May did not use social media to encourage voter registration, analysis shows
  2. Jeremy Corbyn to draw links between foreign wars and terrorism in UK
  3. Tories’ lead over Labour down to five points in first poll since bombing
  4. May's Conservatives attract most donations in second week of election campaign
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  6. Parties trade barbs as poll shows Nova Scotia race tightening in final days
  7. Major UK parties restart election push, under shadow of security threat
  8. UK Labour Party’s soft Brexit would still be hard
  9. CORRECTED-UK May's Conservatives hold 8 point lead in election poll taken before attack
  10. Yen May Extend Gains on G7 Rancor as US Dollar Falls on GDP Data

Top Tweets

  1. Delighted to say I'm running for the @Conservatives Leadership. Let's make the most of the Brexit opportunities! #FreshStart - Tweet from Andrea Leadsom (@andrealeadsom )
  2. Ken Loach slams the Tory Govt as 'callous, brutal & disgraceful' after winning Outstanding British Film award for I… https://t.co/dvYpKRJD9j - Tweet from I was a JSA claimant (@imajsaclaimant )
  3. This is a lie. Labour has ruled out tax increases for 95% of taxpayers. The Tories refuse. Why do the Tories keep l… https://t.co/w8M0awZ3cU - Tweet from Owen Jones (@OwenJones84 )
  4. Choose austerity. Choose NHS crisis. Choose foodbanks. Choose funding cuts to schools. Choose Brexit. Choose the To… https://t.co/Qcl4PHJpjk - Tweet from James Melville (@JamesMelville )
  5. To the person playing the Tories at their own game with #DementiaTax #Google adverts, I salute you. https://t.co/VxduiHcTDn - Tweet from 903 Bastards! (@john3ners )
  6. Boris Johnson is going to be Prime Minister. Donald Trump is going to be the President. The world is gonna be a strange place. ▲ - Tweet from Josh Zerker (@ZerkaaHD )
  7. We stand with the UK. We know this kind of attacks. We will do everything we can to increase cooperation against te… https://t.co/qpZl0I8xrq - Tweet from Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron )
  8. 'Dementia Tax' is Britain's moment of epiphany against the Tories. A policy that creates fear about our health, home and financial security. - Tweet from James Melville (@JamesMelville )
  9. Andrew Marr tries to explain to Theresa May just why she was wrong to vote for the Iraq War. She just won't listen https://t.co/0CE9fTxh7U - Tweet from Labour Eoin (@ToryFibs )
  10. Schools face years of funding cuts if Tories win election, say reports https://t.co/Y8NS3gQ6DR - Tweet from The Guardian (@guardian )

Labour Party News

Labour Party - Key Phrase Mentions

Labour Party Mentions by Key Phrase

Top Headlines

  1. Jeremy Corbyn to draw links between foreign wars and terrorism in UK
  2. Tories’ lead over Labour down to five points in first poll since bombing
  3. May did not use social media to encourage voter registration, analysis shows
  4. Opposition leader says May's police cuts increased terrorism risk
  5. Conservatives hold eight point lead in election poll taken before attack
  6. All the key points from Jeremy Corbyn's first speech back on the campaign trail
  7. Major UK parties restart election push, under shadow of security threat
  8. UK Labour chief says he’ll end ‘war on terror’ if he governs
  9. UK Labour Party’s soft Brexit would still be hard
  10. What do general election manifestos say about legalising cannabis? Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative policies in 2017 compared

Top Tweets

  1. Ouch! Every now & then someone plucks up the courage to stand up to our biased media. @BarryGardiner just did that https://t.co/LLYqJE5NeI - Tweet from Labour Eoin (@ToryFibs )
  2. Brilliant speech by Jeremy Corbyn in Birmingham today. Don't take my word for it, listen in yourself: https://t.co/dialhi7mbX - Tweet from Labour Eoin (@ToryFibs )
  3. This is a lie. Labour has ruled out tax increases for 95% of taxpayers. The Tories refuse. Why do the Tories keep l… https://t.co/w8M0awZ3cU - Tweet from Owen Jones (@OwenJones84 )
  4. Labour disgraces no man, unfortunately, you occasionally find men, who disgrace labour. #LabourDay https://t.co/fJxzth7ccT - Tweet from M. Saad Arslan Sadiq (@Arslan_Sadiq )
  5. UK involvement in wars are a factor in terrorism? Only crazed lefties agree with Corbyn like, er, former heads of M… https://t.co/UDyCOqCrTm - Tweet from David Schneider (@davidschneider )
  6. Please retweet this if you agree with Jeremy Corbyn. https://t.co/tCFB9QfNaT - Tweet from Rachael (@Rachael_Swindon )
  7. Corbyn speaks directly to armed forces & says he won't deploy them abroad without a proper plan for an "outcome tha… https://t.co/L6yMHSWiub - Tweet from Jim Waterson (@jimwaterson )
  8. My column on Corbyn, exchanging dead kids for the terrorist sympathising vote-block, posting here soon @MailOnline https://t.co/LWUUsatc3P - Tweet from Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins )
  9. I wonder how Corbyn would be doing if the leading members of his own party weren't waging war on him & implicitly s… https://t.co/CRGrQD3zg7 - Tweet from Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald )
  10. To Jeremy Corbyn Happy Birthday! Love #FromTheMany https://t.co/836VpWBoAQ - Tweet from The Pileus (@thepileus )

Liberal Democrats News

Liberal Democrats - Key Phrase Mentions

Liberal Democrats Mentions by Key Phrase

Top Headlines

  1. General election: Expert view on the Welsh Lib Dems
  2. General Election 1017: St Albans Lib Dems support short-term Government takeover of Thameslink services - St Albans and Harpenden news - Herts Advertiser
  3. General election 2017: The Lib Dems pledge more cash for entrepreneurs – Normangee Star
  4. When are the general election TV debates? Guide on time and channels for the biggest fixtures with Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May
  5. More than half of Brits don’t know who Tim Farron is
  6. EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dems standing behind the Muslim community, says Farron - The Muslim NewsThe Muslim News
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  8. Conservatives' 'dementia tax' under fire from Leeds North West Liberal Democrat candidate (From Ilkley Gazette)
  9. Conservatives' 'dementia tax' under fire from Leeds North West Liberal Democrat candidate (From Ilkley Gazette)
  10. Lib Dems make opposition to Brexit manifesto priority – Normangee Star

Top Tweets

  1. Andrew Neil Interviews on BBC1 26 May 7pm, Jeremy Corbyn 28 May 6pm, Nicola Sturgeon 29 May 7:30pm, Paul Nuttall 1… https://t.co/aUOgwXfSlP - Tweet from Robbie Gibb (@RobbieGibb )
  2. Tim Farron responds to Corbyn's decision to blame Britain for terrorist attacks https://t.co/J9wnWS07Vk - Tweet from Tim Shipman (@ShippersUnbound )
  3. We asked a group of people what they think of @timfarron and the Liberal Democrats. This is what they said.… https://t.co/mKevDEMvE9 - Tweet from Liberal Democrats (@LibDems )
  4. While other parties were mourning the events in Manchester, the Scottish Lib Dems were out campaigning? Oh, dear. T… https://t.co/qVg3e23Ic6 - Tweet from Angry Salmond (@AngrySalmond )
  5. 94% support what the @LibDems manifesto calls for https://t.co/jNrJLTj0gE - Tweet from Sarah Ludford (@SarahLudford )
  6. They need to read @LibDems manif more carefully, with our support for SM membership, free mt, entreprise, innovatio… https://t.co/LIyygLyE2B - Tweet from Sarah Ludford (@SarahLudford )
  7. I'm voting Liberal Democrats because... #GeneralElection2017 #LibDems https://t.co/YI82PQRJc6 - Tweet from Liberal Democrats (@LibDems )
  8. Exactly Sarah. @libdems are now the only party representing SMES. Leaving single market is damaging to business. Bo… https://t.co/C689URVPXY - Tweet from Jayne Phoenix (@DoreJayne )
  9. Nick Clegg: A vote for the Lib Dems is a vote to oppose Brexit https://t.co/A0YrukAcnv - Tweet from Jayne Phoenix (@DoreJayne )
  10. @yebalnik @ralphshields313 @bluehand007 @5945USARTR @DennisL656 @mike52006 @SherriQuinn9 @kimmie99 @risetoflyy… https://t.co/iri73oaKtJ - Tweet from Mike Fastone (@mike4trump )

Scottish National Party News

Scottish National Party - Key Phrase Mentions

Scottish National Party Mentions by Key Phrase

Top Headlines

  1. Lift the NHS pay freeze Nicola Sturgeon is told (From Evening Times)
  2. City of Edinburgh Council still unable to choose new leadership
  3. How old is Nicola Sturgeon, who is her husband Peter Murrell and when did she become SNP leader and Scotland's First Minister?
  4. SNP switch manifesto launch to Perth as general election campaigning restarts - The Courier
  5. Debt-laden law firm linked to SNP candidate put into administration (From HeraldScotland)
  6. General election: Lord Ashcroft discusses focus group results of previous SNP, Labour and Lib Dem voters in Edinburgh and Aberdeen
  7. Labour council leader Joe Cullinane hits back at claims of power thanks to Tory's
  8. In Glasgow East, the election is between Sturgeon and May
  9. Tory manifesto means five more years of austerity and 'big cuts' to public services, warns IFS
  10. When are the general election TV debates? Guide on time and channels for the biggest fixtures with Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May

Top Tweets

  1. Sadly, more intimidation of Tory campaigners by SNP supporters in Nicola Sturgeon's Scotland 2017. https://t.co/QMc9oP5yeW - Tweet from Agent P (@AgentP22 )
  2. Scotland under @theSNP has seen a 6.3% rise in Police officers and crime at lowest recorded level in 40 years.… https://t.co/8qkQEmGryr - Tweet from Jeannie McCrimmon (@IndyLassie )
  3. Andrew Neil Interviews on BBC1 26 May 7pm, Jeremy Corbyn 28 May 6pm, Nicola Sturgeon 29 May 7:30pm, Paul Nuttall 1… https://t.co/aUOgwXfSlP - Tweet from Robbie Gibb (@RobbieGibb )
  4. How bad are the NASTY NAZI PARTY. The world lights up buildings in UNION flag for Manchester but SNP light up Edinb… https://t.co/IYVbyKDvM4 - Tweet from Nazi Nic (@jockystan )
  5. Congratulations @NicolaSturgeon - Scotland, known the world over for its warm and friendly welcome https://t.co/Z1AHr458c2 - Tweet from nothanksnicola (@No2indy )
  6. We'll do our very best to make sense of this week's news with help from @RichardAyoade & @MhairiBlack. See you at 1… https://t.co/XFv0M97TTY - Tweet from The Last Leg (@TheLastLeg )
  7. This is Joanna. Joanna is hardworking, takes no snash, & wants a better future for Scotland. Be like Joanna. Vote… https://t.co/n2zuQJW6wU - Tweet from Fi (@Mysterymoon6 )
  8. Labour putting SNP into power AGAIN. Only @ScotTories & @stephenckerr can be trusted to stand up to the SNP in Stir… https://t.co/zYdqFeQfRR - Tweet from Murdo Fraser (@murdo_fraser )
  9. SNP - Smearing Nurses Party. What you sow... https://t.co/vIlto0BkdU - Tweet from Agent P (@AgentP22 )
  10. Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP cannot simply ignore or try to wash their hands of the unacceptable actions of her form… https://t.co/Drotq6SMTO - Tweet from Miles Briggs MSP (@MilesBriggsMSP )

UK Independence Party News

UK Independence Party - Key Phrase Mentions

UK Independence Party Mentions by Key Phrase

Top Headlines

  1. Key points from Ukip manifesto
  2. Ukip more important than ever, says Paul Nuttall ahead of manifesto launch
  3. Ukip more important than ever, says Paul Nuttall ahead of manifesto launch
  4. UK May's Conservatives attract most donations in 2nd week of election campaign
  5. UKIP chides May over Manchester attack as election campaign resumes
  6. KL.FM 96.7 - News - Manchester attack: UKIP says May must bear 'some responsibility'
  7. Ask the Leader: UKIP in Wales
  8. UKIP's new focus on tackling extremism
  9. UKIP pledges homes below £100k - but they can't be s...
  10. Ukip thinks burka ban will boost vitamin D in Muslim women

Top Tweets

  1. Predictably, after 17 million people vote #Leave, Nigel Farage basically admits the #Brexit campaign was a sham. https://t.co/5HYnSkWOdS - Tweet from #AbolitionNow (@Delo_Taylor )
  2. LOVE IT! #Brits fighting back. They took first leap of courage with #BREXIT! Thank you! 🇬🇧🇺🇸 @Nigel_Farage @POTUS… https://t.co/RBWDA277Xr - Tweet from DONNA WARREN 🇺🇸 (@DonnaWR8 )
  3. "We need to ask our government what they're going to do to stop radicalisation. People want action." ~… https://t.co/gYsaJUpaln - Tweet from Tennessee (@TEN_GOP )
  4. Andrew Neil Interviews on BBC1 26 May 7pm, Jeremy Corbyn 28 May 6pm, Nicola Sturgeon 29 May 7:30pm, Paul Nuttall 1… https://t.co/aUOgwXfSlP - Tweet from Robbie Gibb (@RobbieGibb )
  5. NEW VIDEO: @UKIP is still necessary, for Brexit and for Britain https://t.co/xxx5EeXP2T - Tweet from Anne Marie Waters (@AMDWaters )
  6. Visiting Grimsby Fish Market with Fisheries Spokesman Mike Hookem to understand the impact of Brexit on fishing. We… https://t.co/UYd26YiieK - Tweet from Paul Nuttall (@paulnuttallukip )
  7. @itvnews Shows how stupid @UKIP really are, #Islam is divided into 73+ sects #Wahhabism #Salafism is the cancer with Islam @paulnuttallukip - Tweet from Rafaqat MFI (@rafu007 )
  8. Watch @Molly4Bristol taking on tax dodgers and Nigel Farage. Want to see her do the same to Theresa May and the Bre… https://t.co/WlA2LKRnhv - Tweet from Bristol Green Party (@bristolgreen )
  9. Will ban burqa as it stops vitamin D intake from sunlight: UK Independence Party https://t.co/EUEbHoKWpY via… https://t.co/kSIRgTCj1w - Tweet from Times of India (@timesofindia )
  10. Love it when Neil Hamilton talks about a dress code for Muslims. #AskTheLeader https://t.co/fUv00oDqIO - Tweet from Mark Mansfield (@MarkMansfield10 )

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