Election 2015

Election 2015: Are the Lib Dems courting the hipster vote?

The Liberal Democrats may be struggling in the opinion polls but that didn't stop the party mood at the launch of their manifesto in London.

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BBC correspondents were quick to note the fancy Battersea venue's vibe was in stark contrast to the Labour and Tory manifesto launches.

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And we weren't the only ones to notice, either:

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Not everyone was impressed though:

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One of the party's prospective parliamentary candidates was slightly confused:

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But another candidate was loving it:

[Note: "Bae" is slang for "babe" - not an acronym for British Aerospace...]

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And be warned, Bez - the Lib Dems are making a bid for the Party of Rave title:

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It seems the party mood didn't keep everyone entertained though:

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