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Labour Party leader Ed Miliband shakes hands with wellwishers in Birmingham, England, Friday May 4, 2012. Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party took an electoral bruising Friday, suffering widespread losses in local elections as voters punished the leader for biting austerity measures and a stalled economy. Main opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband toasted his own party's revival after its ousting from national office in the 2010 national election. By Friday morning it had won control of 22 local authorities and claimed at least 470 new council seats. (AP Photo/PA, Rui Vieira)
Photo by: Rui Vieira
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband shakes hands with wellwishers in Birmingham, England, Friday May 4, 2012. Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party took an electoral bruising Friday, suffering widespread losses in local elections as voters punished the leader for biting austerity measures and a stalled economy. Main opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband toasted his own party's revival after its ousting from national office in the 2010 national election. By Friday morning it had won control of 22 local authorities and claimed at least 470 new council seats. (AP Photo/PA, Rui Vieira)

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