In blow to Cameron, Britain's UKIP wins second parliamentary seat




 
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November 21st, 2014  
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Topic: In blow to Cameron, Britain's UKIP wins second parliamentary seat


By William James and Andrew Osborn GILLINGHAM/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP in Britain on Friday, an embarrassing defeat that foreshadows a possible political upheaval in next year's national election. With distrust of mainstream parties and anxiety about immigration rising, UKIP, the UK Independence Party, comfortably beat Cameron's party in a special election in the southeast English constituency of Rochester and Strood six months before what is shaping up to be a closely-fought national vote. ...




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