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.

UK's Cameron launches re-election campaign with health vow

British Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off his re-election campaign today for May's tight poll by echoing his main rival with a new promise to improve the state-run National Health Service (NHS).

Labour starts campaign after British election TV contest

Neither David Cameron nor his rival Ed Miliband landed a knockout blow during the first TV contest of Britain's election race, experts said Friday, as the centre-left opposition prepared to launch its campaign.

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.

UK's 'selfie' election, Tory MPs told to pose with voters

With social media playing a critical role in elections around the world, polls in the UK are no different as Conservative MPs have been asked to pose for "selfies" with voters to increase party popularity on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Rouhani writes to Obama as Iran talks near deadline

 Iran`s President appealed to global leaders including Barack Obama on Thursday as negotiators raced against the clock to agree the outlines of a deal that puts an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach.

Cameron, Miliband open UK election campaign with TV grilling

 British Prime Minister David Cameron and his main election rival Ed Miliband faced a prime time television grilling Thursday, kicking off a tight race for the May 7 election.

UK leader Cameron apologizes for tainted blood scandal

British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologised to patients who were infected from a contaminated blood scandal during the 1970s and 1980s.

Honest, arrogant or foolhardy? Cameron rules out third term

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s announcement that he would not seek a third term sparked heated debate on Tuesday over whether he was being laudably honest or had undermined his authority just weeks before an election.

British PM Cameron says won't seek third term in power

 British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday ruled out seeking a third term in office if he won a second mandate in a tightly fought national election on May 7, saying it would then be time for a new leader of his right-leaning Conservatives.

British woman killed in Tunisia terror attack: Cameron

A British woman was among at least 23 people killed in terrorist shootings at a museum in Tunisia's capital yesterday, Prime Minister David Cameron said on day, pledging "not to let terrorists undermine democracy".

'Gandhian ideals will counter-balance move for Godse temple'

The principles of Mahatma Gandhi will counter-balance any plans for a temple in memory of his assassin Nathuram Godse, the iconic leader's grandson has said, asserting that India needs Gandhi more than ever before.

UK opposition rules out coalition with Scottish separatists

Britain`s opposition Labour leader on Monday ruled out a formal coalition with Scottish separatists after May`s general election, although the Scots` figurehead said an informal partnership was still possible.

UK`s hoped-for treaty change almost impossible: EU head

EU president Donald Tusk warned on Sunday that British Prime Minister David Cameron`s plans to amend the bloc`s treaties to secure a new deal for Britain in Europe were virtually "mission impossible".

Big B 'honoured' to unveil Gandhi statue
Big B 'honoured' to unveil Gandhi statue

 Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says he was "honoured", "humbled" and felt "touched" to unveil a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square here.

UK opposition leader sets out key election pledges

British opposition leader Ed Miliband on Saturday set out five key election pledges and cast himself as the champion of a fairer Britain, two months ahead of May 7 national polls.

PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday night returned home after wrapping up his five-day three- nation tour.

Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square
Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here in a rare honour bestowed by the government in Britain whose colonial regime he had overthrown by his non-violent campaign.

David Cameron says Jeremy Clarkson huge talent, hopes 'Top Gear' doesn't go off-air
David Cameron says Jeremy Clarkson huge talent, hopes 'Top Gear' doesn't go off-air

Jeremy Clarkson, the host of hugely popular TV show 'Top Gear' has confessed that he had regrets about what led to his suspension by the BBC.

David Cameron veto throws UK election debate plans into chaos

Plans for televised debates between Britain's main party leaders have collapsed into chaos after Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed the broadcasters' plans, barely two months before the general election