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United Kingdom

20 January 2005

Guardian (UK)

A Tory candidate who "shot himself in the foot" by allowing a friend to photograph him posing with a hunting knife, rifle and other guns — including an AK-47 — was dropped last night by party officials. But their attempts to draw a line under the furore ran into difficulty as Robert Oulds, who was standing in Slough, pointedly announced that he had not resigned. Senior Conservatives excised the 28-year-old from the list of approved candidates within hours of the... (

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