British Prime Minister Theresa May and Conservative Party Copeland by-election victor Trudy Harrison.
The Conservatives say this is "the first time since 1878 that a governing party has made a comparable gain in a by-election".
Britain's Conservative party achieved a major upset when it won the Copeland seat in a byelection on Friday, defeating Labour in its stronghold.
"What we've seen from this victory is this truly is a government that's working for everyone and every part of the country - and that's the message that we bring here to Copeland and we'll take across the country".
STILL RED Labour cling on in Stoke Central by-election defeating Ukip's Paul Nuttall - but why was Professor Green there?
Labour fared better in Stoke-on-Trent, where UKIP leader Paul Nuttall suffered an embarrassing defeat, dashing his party's ambitions to seize a foothold in Labour's old industrial heartland.
The European Parliament grand coalition between the right-wing European People's Party (EPP) and the Socialist and Democrats (S&D group) is over and can not be re-established, said its chief, Gianni Pittella, today (13 December) during a news conference in Strasbourg.
Matthew Goodwin, a politics professor at the University of Kent, told USA TODAY: "Under normal circumstances we would expect to see the main opposition party score gains at parliamentary by-elections, increasing their support and mounting a serious challenge to the incumbent government".
Labour supporting Daily Mirror newspaper was also scathing towards the result in Copeland.
Other frontbenchers in the Commons also privately stated the result in Copeland was far worse than Mr Corbyn and his closest allies publicly admit, with one supportive shadow cabinet member even saying: "It was a really bad night for us".
The Tories were blessed with an impressive local candidate in Trudy Harrison
He added: "He will take the Labour Party into a general election and own the result, but if it reflects what has happened we are going down to 150 seats".
Mr Prentis said this was because members thought he could generate "meaningful change" but that he couldn't pretend that losing "lifelong Labour seats" was OK.
Stoke and Copeland share a sense of being neglected, perhaps why both constituencies voted Leave in the European Union referendum.
"There's a lot more to come from us", he said.
Thus, a traditionally Labour-voting constituency felt it was unable to vote for a party led by someone who has long campaigned against the biggest employer in the region, dependent for decades on the nuclear industry.
At the same time, the pro-EU Liberal Democrats saw modest boosts in both seats, eating into the Labour vote.
Before we go nattering on about history and political repercussions, let's cover the basics: a by-election is a system for filling seats which have become vacant in between general elections.
He said: "The Copeland meltdown is at Len McCluskey's door".
"It was a stunning result", she said.
Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell expressed disappointment at the result in Copeland, but insisted it was not a judgment on Corbyn's leadership.
The improvised explosive device went off as they patrolled on roads near Tadif, a town still controlled by Isis south of the city. According to Ankara, its military now controls a swath of territory 1,925 square kilometers in size, and numbering 230 districts.
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Ryan Alexander Duke, the man accused of killing Tara Grinstead , made his first appearance in court Thursday afternoon. A search of Grinstead's home produced very little evidence making the search for her very hard , the release said.
The logjam in the frontcourt for the 76ers has been widely talked about to this point, and this move addresses that position. Jones looked to be on his way out of New Orleans as soon as the DeMarcus Cousins trade went down over All-Star Weekend.
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The documents contradicted defense arguments that there was no evidence suggesting a second church attack. Branch AME is an estimated 30 minutes away from Emanuel, and was also hosting a Bible study that night.
What's even more exciting is the fact that AMD has claimed that their high-end Ryzen 7 1800X outperforms the Intel counterpart. I have recorded these videos available for you, shaky cam, my apologies for that but you get the generic idea.
It has more than 20,000 locations globally, and Popeyes would give it about another 2,600. "That's where you see the savings". People are excited - really excited - about Durham's first Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen fast-food restaurant.
Clark added there were 70,000 jobs created in the province past year . "We are proud of the fact that B.C. has led Canada". Total provincial debt is predicted to rise to $77.7 billion by 2020, up from $66.7 billion in 2016-17.
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Nothing is going to be more hilarious than the host welcoming his Cousin Sal and sidekick Guillermo Del Toro at the Oscars. You try to stay loose and lively throughout the broadcast. "It's like a Super Bowl for a comedian", he said.
Williams was the No. 3 overall selection by Utah in the 2005 NBA Draft, where he immediately found a lot of success with the team. The Jazz are seeking depth at the point guard position to back up George Hill , who has missed 25 games to injuries.
She was the one silver lining in the oversaturated and overrated " La La Land "-completely outshining her co-star Ryan Gosling". That leaves original screenplay a two-horse race between presumed frontrunner " Manchester by the Sea " and " La La Land ".
But Los Angeles was the city with the world's biggest rush-hour traffic delays, said the study , with 104.1 hours. San Francisco's Smart I-80 corridor, which opened in September could be helping to keep traffic from worsening.
Expect plenty of puzzles, secrets and jump scares when Layers of Fear becomes available to download for free from March 1 to 31. I don't know how the 360 version of Borderlands 2 fares against the PS3 version, but that port was a total pile of garbage.
Spicer said Wednesday to expect "further guidance" later in the day on transgender student bathroom use in public schools. Trump has in the past said that he thinks states should be able to decide their own policies on trans bathroom issues.
It is likely that government lawyers will appeal this decision, and apply for urgent access to the Constitutional Court to do so. The opposition Democratic Alliance party, which filed the suit, said the ruling was a "victory for the rule of law".
Directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keene, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E. Yet it just may be the ethos of the Western that helps more fans appreciate a film like " Logan ".