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  • Gallery Babies in politics

    President Bush holds a crying baby handed to him from the crowd as he arrived for an outdoor dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Trinwillershage, Germany, in July 2006.

  • Labour in turmoil ahead of final UK election debate

    Labour in turmoil ahead of final UK election debate

    The final UK election debate Thursday night is supposed to focus on the economy, a strong issue for the Labour Party. But Prime Minister Gordon Brown's outburst after meeting a working-class supporter may give further boost to Conservative David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/28

    Two of 26 suspected Hezbollah members accused of plotting attacks on tourists and shipping in the Suez Canal and of sending operatives and explosives to Gaza to help militant groups there, peer out from the prison vehicle as they arrive at the Emergency State Security Court in New Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday. An Egyptian judge sentenced three of the accused to life in prison, and the rest of the group received sentences ranging from 15 years in prison to six months.

  • David Cameron wrests back (some) control in second UK debate

    David Cameron wrests back (some) control in second UK debate

    A hung parliament after May 6 elections looked more possible after the second UK debate on foreign policy and domestic issues. One snap poll named Conservative candidate David Cameron the winner, while another gave the nod to Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg. Prime Minister Brown struggled.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/22

    A newborn camel and its mother are seen at the zoo in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday.

  • British debates: Cameron and Brown take aim at Nick Clegg tonight

    British debates: Cameron and Brown take aim at Nick Clegg tonight

    Tonight's British debates, setting up the British election, will focus on foreign affairs. But Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Tory leader David Cameron are expected to take aim at surging rival Nick Clegg, leader of the upstart Liberal Democrats.

  • Liberal Democrat Clegg becomes man to watch in UK race

    Liberal Democrat Clegg becomes man to watch in UK race

    The UK race has gone from static to electric, says one pundit, as Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg surges after last week's debate. His sudden popularity has thrown open a race that was once seen as the Conservative Party's to lose.

  • On UK campaign trail, Labour MP battles appeal of far-right British National Party

    On UK campaign trail, Labour MP battles appeal of far-right British National Party

    On the UK campaign trail ahead of the May 6 general election, Labour MP Margaret Hodge is fighting a fierce challenge from Nick Griffin, the leader of the far-right British National Party who hopes to win the BNP's first-ever parliamentary seat. The challenge is a sign of the anti-incumbent fever sweeping the UK.

  • British election: Nick Clegg wins UK's first presidential-style TV debates

    British election: Nick Clegg wins UK's first presidential-style TV debates

    Liberal Democrats' leader Nick Clegg bested Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Conservative Partly leader David Cameron in the first of three televised presidential-style debates ahead of the British election on May 6.

  • David Cameron releases Tory manifesto ahead of UK general election

    David Cameron releases Tory manifesto ahead of UK general election

    With the UK general election campaign in full swing, Tory leader David Cameron unveiled a Conservative Party platform Tuesday that he hopes will lead the party back to power after 13 years in opposition.