The Election Outsider

American Joshua Chaffin has left London and gone on a tour of the UK looking for a deeper perspective on the election

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Labour wins seat at the heart of London’s establishment

‘Try to remember to carry a snack, you’re going to miss lunch,’ says Louise Rowntree

Opinion polls tighten in UK general election race as polling day nears

Coventry voters may deliver a shock as the frustration that led to Brexit shifts British politics

Prime minister’s carefully scripted campaign includes blocking views of bad weather

Populist approach is reminiscent of election tactics in the US

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