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  1. Polls Close in Britain

    And the exits look grim for the opposition. Though the Labour party had hoped for a turnaround in their favor, the earliest exit polls showed the Conservatives close to a majority at 316 projected seats, something that had seemed an impossibillity for either major party. Other exits followed, and painted a less drastic picture, but still showed the Tories coming out ahead. More accurate data will have to wait — but if David Cameron remains prime minister, the UK is likely looking at an in-out referendum on staying in the EU in 2017.

    BBC, The Guardian

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