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Northern Ireland parties could play 'crucial' role in election

Opinion polls are indicating a hung parliament in next week's General Election and politicians are fighting hard for every seat.

In Northern Ireland, 18 constituencies are up for grabs. Political parties such as the Democratic Unionist Party and Ulster Unionist Party think they could play a crucial role in the formation of a new government at Westminster.

The BBC's Ireland Correspondent Chris Buckler reports.

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