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EU casts shadow over Cameron`s election success

 David Cameron barely had time to toast his stunning election victory before attention turned to Britain`s future in Europe and the onerous task of quelling rebellious eurosceptics within party ranks.

Shock election highlights quirks of UK voting system

 Scotland`s nationalists were seen as winners in Britain`s election and the UK Independence Party losers -- but the latter won more support, highlighting peculiarities in the voting system that are prompting calls for change.

British foreign policy drift threatens US special relationship

 From across the pond, President Barack Obama has warmly welcomed David Cameron`s election victory, but with Britain`s role in Europe and the world in doubt so too is its "special relationship" with the United States. 

Votes for dead, penis vote: UK election`s odd facts

 Votes for the dead and voting with a penis drawing -- here are some quirky facts from the 2015 British general election:

UK's David Cameron on track to return to power as PM - exit poll

 Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives are on track to govern Britain for another five years even though they are likely to fall just short of an outright majority at Thursday`s election, an exit poll showed.

Britain braces for election gridlock as polls predict dead heat

Britons voted on Thursday in the tightest election for decades; one that could cause government gridlock, push the world`s fifth-largest economy closer to leaving the European Union and stoke a second attempt by Scotland to break away.

UK Conservatives and Labour level-pegging as election looms: Poll

 British Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservatives were level with the opposition Labour Party according to a Populus poll published on Tuesday, with less than 48 hours before voters cast their ballots in the closest election in a generation.

Britain election kicks off with parties neck and neck

 British Prime Minister David Cameron will on Monday ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve parliament, kicking off formal campaigning for one of the most unpredictable elections in decades.

TV debate fails to break Britain's campaign stalemate

The British electorate remains confused about selecting their next prime minister as the first TV debate prior to the general election on May 7 failed to deliver a clear verdict on leading contenders, Prime Minister David Cameron and Opposition leader Ed Miliband.

TV debates ‘could take place year before election day` in UK

Televised election debates between party leaders in the UK could take place up to a year before the polling day.

Indian candidates shine, fade in British polls

At least three Indian origin candidates, including veteran Keith Vaz, wrested victory in the closely contested British general election polls while some of their Labour colleagues bit the dust.

Britons flock to polling booths to elect new government

Britons voted in what is billed
as the most tightly-contested general election since WW-II.

UK elections, an unreal experience for Indian citizens

For Indian citizens, who are used
to the heat and dust, loud sloganeering and the cut and thrust
of Indian politics, a general election in the United Kingdom
can be an unreal experience.

UK leaders make frantic final push for votes

Political leaders planned to campaign through the night on Tuesday in a final push for votes.

UK: Two Tories suspended for emailing racist joke

Two Conservative councilors have been suspended from the party
for circulating by email a racist joke about immigrants from
India and elsewhere, sparking criticism of the party two days
before the May 6 poll.

Liberal Democrats assume centrestage in UK elections

Liberal Democrats, hitherto the
third largest party in Britain, has assumed centrestage in the
ensuing May 6 general elections with fresh opinion polls Sunday
showing its rating soar to 32 per cent, an all-time high.

UK Elections: Ruling Labour confident of victory

Buoyed by recent surge in public opinion in its favour, the ruling Labour party in the UK is now confident that it would be voted back to power and has worked out a plan to woe the Asian voters in its favour.