Audio slideshow: 2010 - a year in politics

2010 was a year of relentless political drama. It saw the first Hung Parliament since 1974, the first coalition government since 1945 and change at the top of the Labour Party.

Enjoy a look back at the key events of the past twelve months and the personalities that made the headlines.

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Images copyright PA, Reuters, Getty Images, Associated Press, AFP and INS News/Neil Hall. Music courtesy of Mercury.

Slideshow production by Gavin Stamp and Paul Kerley. Publication date: 11 December 2011.

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