UK election

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Dec 14, 2019, 13:22 PM IST

'Brexit closure': PM Boris Johnson wins commanding victory in UK election

Johnson, the face of the victorious "Leave" campaign in the 2016 referendum, fought the election under the slogan of "Get Brexit Done", promising to end the deadlock and spend more on health, education and the police. 

Dec 13, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

British PM Boris Johnson heads for big Brexit election win

Boris Johnson is on course to win Thursday`s election comfortably, giving him the numbers in parliament needed to pass his Brexit divorce deal next month, according to an exit poll on Thursday.

Dec 13, 2019, 08:28 AM IST

UK destined for Brexit as election triumph looms for Boris Johnson

A decisive Conservative win would mark the ultimate failure of opponents of Brexit who plotted to thwart a 2016 referendum vote through legislative combat in parliament and prompted some of the biggest protests in recent British history.

Dec 13, 2019, 06:41 AM IST

UK votes in historic general election, early trends likely on Friday morning

Polling stations in 650 constituencies across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opened at 7 am (local time). After the polls close at 10 pm, counting will begin straight away. Most results are due to be announced in the early hours of Friday morning. If a party wins in 326 constituencies it will have gained a majority.

Dec 13, 2019, 00:01 AM IST

British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

Theresa May is now facing questions over her judgement in calling the election three years early and risking her party`s slim but stable majority of 17.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Britain braces for election in wake of terror attacks

Britain braces for the final day of general election campaigning on Wednesday after a turbulent few weeks which have shifted the political ground and been marred by terror attacks.

 

Jun 07, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Tightest UK election in a generation goes down to the wire

A late burst of opinion polls suggested on Wednesday that Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour challenger Ed Miliband had fought each other to a standstill on the eve of Britain`s most unpredictable election in a generation.

May 07, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

UK elections 2015: Ten key seats

 Britain`s general election on Thursday promises to be the closest in living memory with newer, smaller parties on the right and left threatening to disrupt the old order.

May 06, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

As UK election looms, Ireland fears `Brexit`

With elections looming in Britain, the Irish government has taken the unusual step of beginning a campaign to warn its biggest trading partner against leaving the European Union.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

UKIP leader Nigel Farage prefers immigrants from India, Australia

Nigel Farage, the UK Independent Party leader, has said that he would prefer immigrants from India and Australia to eastern Europeans, making a U-turn from his previous stand of not discriminating against new arrivals.

Apr 23, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

IMF says UK will stay in red until 2020, despite election vows

The International Monetary Fund forecast Thursday that Britain`s public deficit would remain in the red until at least 2020, contradicting promises made by the Conservative and Labour parties ahead of the May 7 general election.

Apr 16, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

UK election uncertainty tops business concerns: Survey

British companies are chiefly concerned about uncertainties over next month`s general election leading to caution over investment, according to a survey published by accountancy firm Deloitte on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Tony Blair joins UK election fray with EU warning

 Former prime minister Tony Blair plunged into Britain`s general election fray on Tuesday, sounding a warning about the dangers of the country leaving the EU.

Apr 07, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

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.

Mar 27, 2015, 04:52 AM IST

UK polls: Protests as parties seek coalition deal

Protestors rallied in London Saturday demanding voting reform.

May 09, 2010, 00:04 AM IST

Celebrations as first person of B’deshi-origin enters UK Parliament

Hundreds took to the streets on Saturday and ate sweets in the northeastern Bangladesh city of Sylhet to celebrate election of the first person of B’deshi origin to UK Parl.

May 08, 2010, 20:56 PM IST

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.

May 08, 2010, 10:28 AM IST

UK polls: Scientists bemoan loss of expertise

Britain`s scientific community was dismayed at loss of some its leading advocates in polls.

May 07, 2010, 21:43 PM IST