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A baby drove the Lib Dem battlebus

Little Alex Shimmin took control of the Lib Dem battlebus as the party leader Tim Farron launched the party’s Welsh campaign in Cardiff Bay. (PA Images)

General Election 2017: The most bizarre moments from the campaign trail

Matilda Long

The announcement of the 2017 General Election came as quite a shock when Theresa May called it without warning on 18 April.

Straight away politicians started scrambling to get their manifestos together and hurried out onto the campaign trail.

And we’ve already seen some brilliantly odd moments as the parties canvas for votes.

From misguided photo ops to run-ins with voters, these are some of the bizarre General Election campaign moments.

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