Britain`s UKIP set for landmark poll win

Britain`s anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP) was on Thursday set to claim its second seat in Parliament a month after gaining its first foothold as voters went to the polls in Rochester.

British government under fire over European vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s government came under fire in parliament on Monday for apparently backing out of a vote on joining an EU-wide arrest warrant system under a threat of rebellion by eurosceptic lawmakers.

British coalition collapses EU referendum bill

A bid to set in law a proposed British referendum on EU membership failed on Tuesday, with both parties in the coalition government blaming the other.

Britain`s press `outraged` by EU bill, ask questions of Cameron

Britain`s newspapers turned on the European Union on Saturday after it demanded 2.1 billion euro ($2.6 billion) in backdated charges, but many questioned why furious Prime Minister David Cameron seemed so shocked by the claim.

British, Spanish EU nominees in trouble

Britain`s controversial choice for the key EU financial services job stumbled at the first hurdle with Brussels lawmakers Wednesday, while Spain`s candidate for the incoming European Commission also faced a tough time.

Sri Lanka opposition leader to attend UK Conservative Party Conference

Sri Lanka Opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has left for England today to participate in the 2014 Conference of the Conservative Party.

Tories pick London Mayor Boris Johnson to run for Parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on Friday chosen by his Conservative Party as their candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year`s parliamentary election, raising the spectre of a future tilt at becoming prime minister.

British Tory MP defects to UKIP in blow for Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a heavy blow Thursday when one of his lawmakers, Douglas Carswell, announced he was leaving the Conservative Party to join the eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP).

British MP calls for English Premier League boycott

A British lawmaker called on Tuesday for fans to boycott English Premier League football matches in protest at the high number of foreign players taking part in the competition.

Cameron promotes Indian-origin British MP in cabinet reshuffle

An Indian-origin British MP was on Tuesday promoted to a prominent role in the Treasury department as part of Prime Minister David Cameron`s cabinet reshuffle.

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

Cameron`s Conservatives shrug off Europe vote defeat to hold UK seat

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s Conservative party won a vote for a parliamentary seat on Friday, fending off a challenge from the Eurosceptic party that beat it into third place in last month`s European elections.

Uganda government tells opposition to `wait until 2056`

The government of Uganda`s President Yoweri Museveni, Tuesday told the country`s opposition that it would have to wait until 2056 before it stood any chance of winning an election.

UK MP withdraws cat from beauty contest amid cheating claims

A beauty contest for cats of British MPs has turned "political" after the leading feline in the poll was withdrawn following vote-rigging claims.

British deputy speaker re-arrested over sex claims

A deputy speaker in Britain`s lower house of parliament was re-arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of indecent assault and sexually touching two further alleged victims, police said.

Australia`s Tony Abbott gets to work as Prime Minister-elect

Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott on Sunday got "down to business" with a pledge to work for all Australians, a day after disillusioned voters punished the outgoing Premier Kevin Rudd`s Labor Party for its six years of turbulent rule and bitter in-fighting.

Tributes pour in after Thatcher`s death

Britain`s first woman Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher may have divided opinion during her lifetime but her death here on Monday attracted a unanimous outpouring of tributes across the globe and the country.

Secret Margaret Thatcher papers reveal Tory split over Falkland Islands issue

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s papers revealed that there was division within Conservative Party over how government should respond to Argentina’s invasion of the Falkland Islands.

`Tory Obama` in line for leadership

A multi-millionaire black MP is being secretly groomed by the ruling Conservative Party as a potential successor to David Cameron.

Cameron`s dinners rake in 840,000 pounds for Party

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s exclusive dinner meetings for wealthy backers has raked in 840,000 pounds for the Conservative Party, according to a media report.