Paul Geater See all

Counting the votes at Clacton last week - but is any party ready to fight next year's general election?

Does any party want to win next year’s general election?

One thing that has become clear as a result of last week’s Clacton and Heywood by-elections is the fact that seven months out from a general election, British politics is in a difficult place.

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James Marston See all

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What attracts you to a man –his soft top or his spanner?

Hello, young man, I notice you can change a tyre... will you marry me?”

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Tim Youngman See all

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Tim Youngman: Paddy Power pranks are a risky bet that seem to have paid off

Over the last few years’ bookmaker Paddy Power, has made a name for itself using controversial stunts for self-promotion. It started this in 2010 when it erected the largest ever ad hoarding on Cleave Hill which conveniently faced the Cheltenham race course ready for the gold cup. Other stunts followed, from adding a jockey to the 3,000 year old Uffington White Horse to getting Arsenal’s Nicolas Bendtner to wear and display Paddy Power pants at Euro 2012. They even have a dedicated team coming up with these headed by “head of mischief”.

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