UK’s Eurosceptic UKIP party storms to victory in Europe vote

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LONDON/SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters) – Britain’s anti-EU UKIP party stormed to victory in European elections, riding a tide of Euroscepticism and anxiety about immigration to beat Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and the opposition Labour party, partial results showed. With 56 out of 73 seats declared, the UK Independence Party, which wants to pull Britain out of the European Union, had won 28.6 percent of the vote, ahead of both the Conservatives and Labour while the Liberal Democrats had won just one seat. If borne out by full results, it will be the first time UKIP has won a national election and the first time such an election had not been won by either the Conservatives or Labour…

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