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Zimbabwe election controversy, Lloyds Bank in profit and twitter bomb threats–our pick of the morning's headlines

By Prospect Team  

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe (Image: DOD Media)

Counting is under way after millions of Zimbabweans went the polls yesterday during an election that was generally regarded and peaceful. However, opponents of authoritarian president Robert Mugabe condemned the vote as “illegal, illegitimate, unfree and unfair.” Members of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), whose leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been prime minister since 2009 in a power-sharing agreement, have claimed to have uncovered evidence of fraud and vote-rigging on a large scale.

Lloyds Banking Group has returned to profit, following an…

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