Sun refuses to back any party in local County Council elections
Powerful tabloid tells readers none of the big four parties deserves its support and to vote for candidates on own merits.
The Sun has broken with decades of tradition and refused to back any political party for council elections being held across England and Wales.
As millions of Britons prepared to vote on Thursday, the Sun told its readers that "none of the big four deserves our support". It will be seen as a major blow to David Cameron's Conservative party, which famously enjoyed the support of Rupert Murdoch's tabloid in the 2010 general election.
Instead, the paper urged its readers to "vote local" and judge individual candidates on their own merits......Read more