Election 2015

Election 2015: Lib Dem battle bus draws first blood

The Liberal Democrat campaign bus arrives in Chippenham - 8 April 2015 Image copyright Getty Images

The Liberal Democrat campaign bus arrived in Poole, Dorset, with a bang on Thursday. Unfortunately, it was the sound of the bus rolling over a pigeon.

Journalists on board the coach were quick to break the news on Twitter.

Thoughts quickly turned to whether the incident had been caught on camera:

Inevitably, the puns soon began:

Satirist General Boles imagined what the bus might look like:

The bus eventually pulled into Poole to applause from the Lib Dem faithful:

But questions remained over what happened to the poor bird:

We can but hope the pigeon is the first and last victim in the battle for Westminster.

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