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.

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 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 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.

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

Cameron veto throws UK election debate plans into chaos

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

Opposition accuses `dodgy` British PM over HSBC scandal

 British opposition leader Ed Miliband on Wednesday accused Prime Minister David Cameron of being "dodgy" after media reports named seven Conservative Party donors who held HSBC accounts in Switzerland.

British PM under pressure to join election TV debates

 With campaigning already under way for May`s General Election, British Prime Minister David Cameron faced pressure on Wednesday to join TV debates with other party leaders despite indicating he will not take part.

David Cameron 'shoved' by man in security breach

In a security breach, a man ran up to British Prime Minister David Cameron and appeared to shove him as he left a press conference in Leeds.

British PM avid Cameron ahead in polls after two years

British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives on Friday took the lead in a YouGov opinion poll for the first time since March 2012, following his party conference speech.

UK Labour party leader makes pitch for election victory

Britain`s opposition Labour party leader Ed Miliband lays out his battle plan on Tuesday with an expected promise to tax wealthy homeowners in a bid to become the next prime minister.

Britain`s Labour party promises higher minimum wage

 The leader of Britain`s opposition Labour party promised on Sunday to raise the national minimum wage to at least £8 (10 euros, $13) an hour if it wins the general election in May.

Britain`s Labour party promises higher minimum wage

 The leader of Britain`s opposition Labour party promised on Sunday to raise the national minimum wage to at least £8 (10 euros, $13) an hour if it wins the general election in May.

Referendum battle puts Scottish Labour on backfoot

 Old loyalties are being shaken up in the campaign for Scotland`s independence referendum -- and the Labour party is feeling that more than most in its industrial heartland.

Spurn a breakaway because PM Cameron is on way out: Ed Miliband to Scots

Ed Miliband, the leader of Britain`s opposition Labour party, will tell Scots on Thursday to reject independence in a referendum later this month, promising he will win a national election next year and give them the change they crave.

Sudan: UK leaders condemn Meriam Ibrahim`s death sentence, term it `barbaric`

UK leaders on Saturday condemned the death sentence handed out to Meriam Ibrahim for apostasy and called it `barbaric`.

Britain`s Liberal Democrats hint at future coalition with Labour

The leader of the Britain`s Liberal Democrats, the junior partner in Prime Minister David Cameron`s coalition government, has hinted at forming a future coalition government with the Labour party after the 2015 election.

Muslim peer apologises for anti-Jewish remarks

A Pakistan-born UK peer suspended by the Labour party for alleged anti-semitic remarks has apologised "completely and unreservedly".