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Election 2019: December 4 round-up

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Election 2019: December 4 round-up

Election 2019: December 4 round-up

A look at the highlights from Wednesday's General Election campaign trails.

The Nato summit in Watford influenced Wednesday’s campaigning as party leaders were quizzed about their feelings towards US President Donald Trump and the alliance itself.

Meanwhile, Extinction Rebellion protesters created a buzz when activists dressed as bees confronted Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson and ambushed Brexit Party offices.


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