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A beauty contest for cats of British MPs has turned "political" after the leading feline in the poll was withdrawn following vote-rigging claims.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

Cameron wants `answers` from Pak-origin Tory chair

Warsi was last week accused of claiming reimbursement for overnight accommodation when she actually stayed free at a friend`s house in London.

Cameron on back foot over cash donations row?

Prime Minister David Cameron released the names of multi-millionaires who donated funds to the Conservative party.

Conservative party wins delayed UK poll

After emerging as the single
largest party in the May 6 general election, the Conservative
added to its tally by winning the delayed Thirsk and Malton
by election in north Yorkshire.

Baroness Warsi appointed UK’s Conservative Party chairperson

Baroness Warsi is a leading campaigner for awareness and stronger legislation on issue like forced marriages.

David Cameron on brink of power in Britain; Brown resigns

Conservative leader David Cameron moved to the brink of power in Britain.

Britain`s Tories talk power sharing with Lib Dems

Conservative David Cameron moved a step further towards power by making a "big offer" to LibDems.

Japan`s ruling party heads to polls as underdog

Japan`s ruling Conservative Party was expected to suffer an overwhelming defeat tomorrow in hotly contested elections.