UK election promises tight race

Prime minister confirms May 6 as date for vote that could see his Labour party ousted.

    Gordon Brown, the UK prime minister, has announced that the country's general election - expected to be one of the closest in recent history - will be held on May 6.

    Opinion polls are showing a tight race between the ruling Labour party and opposition Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.

    Alan Fisher reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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