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Mat och öl - huvudingredienser i den brittiska valrörelsen

Partiledarna har fått jobba hårt inför dagens val i Storbritannien.

Bohusläningen är oberoende liberal. Fristående kolumnister representerar ett bredare politiskt spektrum. Åsikterna är skribentens egna.

Som journalist har man förmånen att varje dag få tillgång till en mängd bilder från internationella bildbyråer. Tyvärr är det bara ett fåtal av dem som kommer in på våra in- och utrikessidor. Idag går britterna till val och här kommer några höjdpunkter från valrörelsen - håll till godo!

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson eats a portion of pie aboard the Conservative Party campaign bus after a visit to the Red Olive catering company in Derby, central England Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019. Britain will go to the polls tomorrow Dec. 12, to vote in a pre-Christmas general election. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP) LRC119 Bild: Ben Stansall
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, centre and SNP candidate for Edinburgh South Catriona MacDonald, right, pose for a photo, during a visit to Digin Community Greengrocer in Edinburgh, Scotland, on the last day of the General Election campaign trail, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP) AMB811 Bild: Jane Barlow

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson signals to the media during an election campaign visit to the JCB manufacturing facility in Uttoxeter, England, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. The Conservative Party are campaigning for their Brexit split with Europe ahead of the UK's General Election on Dec. 12.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP) WRC828 Bild: Stefan Rousseau

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn compares beards with a supporter during a visit to Swansea, while on the General Election campaign trail in Wales, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Thursday, Dec. 12. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP) LLT806 Bild: Victoria Jones
Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson pulls a pint in Dylans - The Kings Arms on Small Business Saturday during her visit to St Albans, while on the General Election campaign trail in England, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Thursday, Dec. 12. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP) LLT802 Bild: Aaron Chown

Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson is given a puppet character of Prime Minister Boris Johnson after hosting a rally at The Hub, in Edinburgh, on the General Election campaign trail, Thursday Dec. 5, 2019. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for political parties and for voters, as the UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (David Cheskin/PA via AP) LRC837 Bild: David Cheskin

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks to staff as he prepares to change a wheel on a Formula One F1 car during a visit to Red Bull Racing facility in Milton Keynes, England, during an election campaign stop Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019. The UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Hannah McKay/Pool via AP) LRC150 Bild: Hannah McKay
Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon joins SNP election candidate Owen Thompson, left, during a visit to a nursery in Dalkeith, Scotland, while on the General Election campaign trail, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for political parties and for voters, as the UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP) LRC815 Bild: Andrew Milligan

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at One Stop Golf in Hull, East Yorkshire, whist on the General Election campaign trail in England, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP) LLT803 Bild: Owen Humphreys

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries some cider as he visits Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm during the General Election campaign, in Callestick, England, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Dan Kitwood/Pool Photo via AP) AMB109 Bild: Dan Kitwood

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has a pint of beer at a pub in Barnsley, England, while on the General Election campaign trail, Tuesday Nov. 26, 2019. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for political parties and for voters, as the UK prepares to go to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP) WRC833 Bild: Danny Lawson

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage eats a millionaire shortbread in the Market Hall at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre whilst on the General Election campaign trail in Hartlepool, County Durham, England, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP) AMB820 Bild: Danny Lawson

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn serves oatcakes during a visit to The Oatcake Boat owned by Kay Mundy, while on the General Election campaign trail in Stoke-on-Trent, England, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP) LLT815 Bild: Joe Giddens
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses with workers during a visit to Wilton Engineering Services, part of a General Election campaign trail stop in Middlesbrough, England, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool) PDJ146 Bild: Frank Augstein

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses for a photo wearing boxing gloves during a stop in his General Election Campaign trail at Jimmy Egan's Boxing Academy in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec.12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) TH117 Bild: Frank Augstein
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson assist in the production of candy sticks during a General Election campaign trail stop at Coronation Candy in Blackpool, England, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool) PDJ121 Bild: Frank Augstein

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, reacts, during a party rally, as part of General Election campaign trail, in Ilford, Essex, England, Wednesday, Nov. 13,2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP) AMB834 Bild: Joe Giddens

Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson visits the boxing gym Total Boxer, which offers training to young people as a means of keeping them away from violence during the General Election campaign trail, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) XAG103 Bild: Alastair Grant
Britain' Prime Minister Boris Johnson, raises a pint watched by Defence Minister Johnny Mercer, right, as he meets with military veterans at the Lych Gate Tavern in Wolverhampton, England, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 as part of the General Election campaign trail. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP) AMB814 Bild: Stefan Rousseau

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner during a visit to the Scrap Creative Reuse Arts Project while on the General Election campaign trail in Leeds, England, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. British political leaders are swapping blame over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge becomes an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election. (Nigel Roddis/PA via AP) LLT807 Bild: Nigel Roddis

Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson plays with children at the Battersea Arts Centre in Lavender Hill, while on the General Election campaign trail in London, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP) AMB829 Bild: Aaron Chown

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson tastes whisky during a general election campaign visit to Diageo's Roseisle Distillery near Elgin, north east Scotland, Thursday Nov. 7, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson told British voters Wednesday that they have to back his Conservatives if they want an end to Brexit delays, as he tried to shake off a rocky start to the governing party's election campaign. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP) LON115 Bild: Daniel Leal-Olivas
Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson prepares to eat a marshmallow as she sits with children at Free Rangers Nursery in Midsomer Norton for an engagement as part of the General Election campaign trail, in Somerset, England, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP) TH805 Bild: Aaron Chown