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UK Labour Party deputy leader: We need Brexit referendum before election

Britain needs to hold another referendum on leaving the European Union before any national election is held, Tom Watson, the deputy leader of the main opposition Labour P...

UK Labour Party deputy leader: We need Brexit referendum before election

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UK Labour deputy to demand Brexit referendum before election Britain's main opposition Labour Party should campaign against Brexit and push for a referendum to reverse its planned departure from the European Un...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet ...
02:01, 2019-05-30

UK Labour deputy leader Watson's views do not impact party debate: party source A source in Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday the views of deputy leader Tom Watson were well known and "don't really impact our pa...
12:00, 2019-09-11

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second refe...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Brexit news latest: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell backs second referendum after disastrous European election for Labour Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has backed a second Brexit referendum after a disastrous night for the Labour Party in the European electio...
13:17, 2019-05-27

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib ...
13:17, 2019-05-27

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
08:51, 2019-09-03

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of ...
10:17, 2019-09-04

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
19:51, 2019-05-27

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said....
16:34, 2019-06-19

UK Labour must back second Brexit referendum after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a second referendum, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after the party was reje...
10:17, 2019-05-27

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the count...
20:51, 2019-06-19

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says the country’s next leader should hold a referendum on whether to leave the Europe...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need...
19:51, 2019-06-17

Labour frontbencher denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues ...
16:17, 2019-06-09

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second r...
05:00, 2019-05-30

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Cons...
00:51, 2019-07-09

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in ...
20:17, 2019-07-15

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance o...
18:00, 2019-05-26

Watson: Hold Brexit referendum before an election Tom Watson has said a second Brexit referendum should happen before any election, describing it as "the only way" to break the deadlock "once and for...
15:34, 2019-09-11

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
18:17, 2019-05-29

Lib Dems agree to cancel Brexit without 2nd referendum if they win next election The Liberal Democrats will campaign at the next election on a "cancel Brexit" platform, after party members approved a policy switch at their annual ...
22:17, 2019-09-15

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party was set to win its first ever European Parliament seat in a surge it said furthered the case for a ...
18:51, 2019-05-27

Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn Tom Watson is on course for a fresh clash with Jeremy Corbyn as he demands that Labour backs holding another Brexit referendum before any general ele...
03:51, 2019-09-11

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election tha...
16:34, 2019-09-10

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performan...
12:17, 2019-05-28

UK's Labour Party want rebel bill to pass before backing election Britain's opposition Labour Party will not back a vote later on Wednesday to hold an election and would ideally like to pass legislation that seeks t...
17:00, 2019-09-04

Britain’s Labour Party to do ‘everything necessary’ to stop no-deal Brexit LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its l...
01:17, 2019-09-02

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the...
12:17, 2019-05-27

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Co...
03:17, 2019-07-16

U.K. Labour Party to seek Brexit deadline extension in Parliament Current plans call for Britain to leave the EU on that date unless Britain formally asks for an extension and each of the bloc’s other 27 nations agr...
17:51, 2019-09-01

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory...
07:34, 2019-05-27

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has...
08:51, 2019-09-03

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel F...
04:51, 2019-06-07

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monda...
13:17, 2019-08-19

UK Labour leader slams Trump's attacks on 'squad', one day after being criticized for party's lingering anti-Semitism Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his fellow British lawmakers slammed President Trump over his “racism” after he attacked four freshmen congress...
17:51, 2019-07-18

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will ...
08:34, 2019-05-26

Leave or remain? Brexit bind could hurt Britain's Labour in a snap election Retired electrician Steve Oliver has voted for Britain's opposition Labour Party all his life but if the political crisis over leaving the European U...
16:00, 2019-08-29

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to cha...
15:34, 2019-07-09

Brexit news latest: Keir Starmer says Labour will not vote for general election today Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Labour is "not going to dance to Boris Johnson's tune" as the party vowed against voting for a general ...
13:17, 2019-09-04

UK's worst-case no-deal Brexit plan confirms scenario's 'severe risks': Labour Party The worst-case Brexit plan published by the UK government on Wednesday has confirmed the "severe risks" of a no-deal Brexit scenario, the Brexit spok...
01:34, 2019-09-12

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The D...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be...
03:17, 2019-05-31

Labour Party slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into...
14:34, 2019-07-04

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Pa...
09:34, 2019-06-07

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Brexit Party leader Farage says PM May misjudged mood of Britain Nigel Farage, one of the faces of Britain's Brexit campaign, said Prime Minister Theresa May had misjudged the mood of the country, after she resigne...
13:17, 2019-05-24

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had l...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Brexit party tops Westminster election poll for first time Survey by Opinium suggests Nigel Farage would be 20 seats short of a majority, with Conservatives reduced to 26 MPsNigel Farage’s Brexit party has su...
01:17, 2019-06-02

In Britain, Farage's Brexit Party storms to EU election victory Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to storm to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May t...
01:34, 2019-05-27

Farage warns Tories Brexit party could win general election Failure to leave EU is ‘very obvious’ reason for party’s European election successLatest results across the UKFull results across EuropeNews and anal...
11:17, 2019-05-27

'Brexit Party' supporters tell British-Asian Labour MEP to go home during acceptance speech A newly-re-elected Labour MEP of British-Asian Sikh heritage was heckled by people telling her to "go home" during her acceptance speech in the West ...
21:51, 2019-05-27

Brexit Party leader Farage says waiting for a call from U.S. President Trump Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday he did not know if he would have a meeting with Donald Trump during the U.S. president's state visit...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Health minister Hancock says general election before Brexit bad for UK and party: The Times A general election before Brexit would be bad for the UK and catastrophic for the ruling Conservative party, British health minister Matt Hancock tol...
01:34, 2019-05-27

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party ‘doing well’ as European election results pour in NIGEL Farage’s Brexit Party is on course for a solid victory in the European Elections as both Labour and the Conservatives appear to have suffered a...
03:17, 2019-05-27

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning...
06:00, 2019-05-26

Green Party leader calls for 'all-women cabinet' to stop no-deal Brexit The leader of the Green Party is calling on leading female politicians to join her in a "cabinet of women" to "stop the dangerous pursuit of a crash-...
05:17, 2019-08-12

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new ...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a se...
04:51, 2019-08-07

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle cit...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Farage: Tories and Brexit Party would be 'unstoppable' working together at general election Nigel Farage has said that the Tories and the Brexit Party would be "unstoppable" if they formed a pact to work together at the next general election...
03:34, 2019-09-12

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded...
15:34, 2019-05-29

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “Fre...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Brexit Party's Nigel Farage claims it is 'extremely unlikely' future Tory leader would take UK out of EU by Halloween Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said it is "extremely unlikely" that a future Tory leader would take the UK out of the EU by the end of October....
21:51, 2019-05-27

Exiled West Papuan leader: 'A referendum is the only solution' DW spoke with Benny Wenda about escalating conflict in Indonesia after authorities called Papuan students monkeys. Wenda said the region has been col...
12:34, 2019-09-02

Watson sets up Corbyn row with call for referendum before election Two of Labour's most senior figures are poised to trigger a furious new Brexit row with the Tories by claiming a second EU referendum is the only way...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'want free run at 90 seats in proposed General Election pact with Tories' Nigel Farage has reportedly said he would strike an election pact with the Tories if his Brexit Party was given a free run in up to 90 parliamentary ...
06:17, 2019-09-11

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, sa...
11:17, 2019-09-14

Sajid Javid says 'no, no, no' to second Brexit referendum Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has ruled out a second referendum, a general election and revoking Article 50 should he win the keys to Number ...
16:34, 2019-06-01

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brex...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Romanians punish ruling party in anti-graft referendum, EU poll Romanians overwhelmingly rejected measures seen as making it harder to tackle rampant state corruption in a non-binding referendum on Sunday, dealing...
22:34, 2019-05-26

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendu...
02:17, 2019-06-19

Brexit too complicated for referendum, says Jared Diamond Why did Britain not look to other countries for examples of best practice, asks expertBrexit was too complex to be decided by referendum and should h...
19:51, 2019-06-01

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has o...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain i...
13:34, 2019-07-09

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
19:17, 2019-05-21

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labo...
23:17, 2019-05-21

MPs look to bring back May's Brexit deal with vote on referendum Cross-party majority moving closer as more current and ex-Tories open to idea, source saysMPs looking to stop no deal are exploring ways to bring bac...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Canadian Nationalist Party granted eligibility to become a registered party in the upcoming federal election The Canadian Anti-Hate Network has vowed to release the identities of those who supported the application of the party, which it says espouses hatefu...
00:17, 2019-08-31

Mass UK protest demanding second EU referendum planned days before Brexit Campaigners for a second Brexit referendum are planning another mass protest in London ahead of the date on which Britain is due to leave the Europea...
20:34, 2019-06-12

U.K. Prime Minister’s Latest Brexit Compromise: A Chance for a Second Referendum (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Former British PM David Cameron ‘sorry’ for divisions caused by Brexit referendum His two successors — first Theresa May and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson — have wrestled with the Brexit issue and have thus far been unable to wi...
02:34, 2019-09-15

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any...
23:17, 2019-05-27

Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorateThe obscene sight of Tory ...
07:17, 2019-06-18

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters ...
11:00, 2019-06-12

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
05:51, 2019-07-14

Brexit Party's Farage eyes Conservative pact for a 'clean break' Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Wednesday he would consider a pact with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives ahead of a possible nat...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyo...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Brexit news latest: Cabinet member Nicky Morgan slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in second referendum Cabinet member Nicky Morgan has been slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in a second referendum, despite serving under Brexit hardliner Boris...
13:17, 2019-09-14

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond ha...
08:51, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged ...
18:34, 2019-05-29

"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawma...
08:17, 2019-08-14

UK's Labour Party spars with BBC over charges of anti-Semitism British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's office interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitism, the BBC sai...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Voters still do not know whether Labour is a Remain or Leave party, research shows EXCLUSIVE: A poll by Ipsos MORI for the Evening Standard reveals half the public think Jeremy Corbyn would keep Britain inside the EU, while 30 per c...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism LONDON (AP) — Britain’s human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country’s main opposition Labour Party is guilty of il...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Labour MP faces deselection as party members trigger contest A Labour backbencher says she is "disappointed" after a "small number" of party members triggered a contest which leaves her fighting for her politic...
21:17, 2019-09-07

BJP Open To Giving Post Of Deputy Speaker To A Friendly Party: Report The BJP is open to offering the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha to a friendly party but it has not taken a final decision on the matter, sour...
21:00, 2019-06-12

UK's Labour won't back an election until no-deal is off the table: Corbyn Britain's opposition Labour Party will not vote for an election until the possibility of a no-deal Brexit at the end of October has been taken off th...
02:34, 2019-09-10

UK's Labour to hold talks with other parties on election timing Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold talks with other opposition parties to discuss its support, and a possible date, for a general election, ...
10:34, 2019-09-06

Labour wants no-deal bill implemented before UK election: Reynolds says Britain's opposition Labour Party wants a bill blocking a no-deal Brexit to be implemented before there can be an election, junior finance spokesman ...
17:00, 2019-09-04

UK PM is offering the 'poison of no deal' with election bid: Labour's Corbyn British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday of offering the "poison of a no deal" by calling on ...
21:34, 2019-09-04

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalit...
10:00, 2019-08-09

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him ...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a par...
23:34, 2019-06-10

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit po...
02:17, 2019-05-24

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminat...
14:51, 2019-05-28

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all t...
03:17, 2019-07-07

Rival Labour petition 'data-gathering ahead of election' Labour and a major Remain campaign have followed up a viral petition calling on the government not to suspend parliament by launching their own versi...
21:34, 2019-08-29

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report ...
16:17, 2019-07-03

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no pa...
17:34, 2019-06-30

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party ...
07:17, 2019-06-18

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy meets Castro in show of unity on Cuba trip Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban Communist Party chief Raul Castro on Friday in Havana in a show of ...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Labour Party row over all-women MP shortlists as ruling body accused of imposing them on constituencies A row about all-women shortlists has broken out among Labour members after its ruling body was accused of imposing them in constituencies where they ...
08:51, 2019-09-03

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leak...
17:17, 2019-07-19

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left und...
11:51, 2019-05-24

Momentum boss wants to succeed Labour MP who quit party in anti-Semitism protest A leader of the Left-wing group Momentum today announced she wants to be a London MP and replace Enfield North's current member, who quit the Labour ...
03:34, 2019-09-12

Labour's Corbyn would need to head any UK caretaker government: party's finance policy chief Any British caretaker government would have to be headed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition party's finance policy chief John McDonnell s...
10:51, 2019-09-08

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elec...
17:17, 2019-05-28

Tony Blair warns UK Labour: Don't fall into election 'elephant trap' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is laying an election "elephant trap" for the opposition Labour Party that it should avoid, former Labour Prime ...
14:00, 2019-09-02

UK Labour peers pause plan for no confidence vote in leader Corbyn: source The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will not immediately face a symbolic no confidence vote from members of his own party...
18:17, 2019-07-22

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental...
02:51, 2019-07-22

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party has urged rebel lawmakers in the ruling Conservatives to help block a no-deal Brexit by bringing down Prime Ministe...
04:17, 2019-08-15

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Party to use opposition day debate for motion backed by Letwin, SNP, Lib Dems and GreensToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will on W...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Labour's Corbyn: Any new Brexit vote will not be 'Leave' or 'Remain' re-run Any new Brexit referendum should be about the terms of a deal struck with the European Union and not a repeat of the 2016 choice for Leave or Remain,...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote....
18:17, 2019-05-27

Expel Labour Party members automatically for clear anti-Semitism, says Sir Keir Starmer Labour members guilty of "clear cases" of anti-Semitic behaviour should automatically be thrown out of the party, a shadow cabinet minister urged tod...
14:34, 2019-07-10

Labour won't win, says Tony Blair as he urges Jeremy Corbyn to avoid an election Tony Blair warned today that Jeremy Corbyn and his "small group of acolytes from the far-Left" would fail to win a general election and it is in the ...
08:51, 2019-09-03

Former Labour home secretary also admits to voting Lib Dem and calls for Alastair Campbell's reinstatement to party A former Labour home secretary has admitted he also voted for the Liberal Democrats, and called on the party to reinstate the membership of Alastair ...
03:00, 2019-05-29

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
18:34, 2019-08-29

Britain's Labour plans to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
05:00, 2019-08-30

Labour and Tory MPs plot ‘radical’ law to thwart no-deal Brexit Those who feel any bid to topple Boris Johnson will fail are focusing on measures to stop the UK crashing outSenior Labour and Conservative MPs leadi...
01:17, 2019-08-18

Parliament can stop a no-deal Brexit in September: UK Labour's Ashworth There will be opportunities in September for lawmakers to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal, the health policy chief for th...
13:51, 2019-08-04

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a ...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Forcing a no-deal Brexit would be 'abuse of power', says Labour's Corbyn Forcing through a no-deal Brexit during an election campaign would be "an unprecedented, unconstitutional and anti-democratic abuse of power" by Brit...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next electio...
21:17, 2019-07-07

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 to give lawmakers the chance to...
19:17, 2019-06-11

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitis...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted...
18:34, 2019-06-27

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurtin...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a ...
04:17, 2019-08-15

Failure to leave the EU will put UK democratic system 'under real attack,' says pro-Brexit Labour MP Kate Hoey, a pro-Brexit member of parliament from the Labour Party, said Britain's democratic system would be under attack if the U.K. failed to...
10:34, 2019-09-05

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed...
12:17, 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition L...
00:00, 2019-06-12

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conser...
08:34, 2019-05-22

Stewart: Dozen Tory MPs could back Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has told Sky News around a dozen Conservative MPs could rebel against the government as part of opposition moves to stop a no-deal Brexi...
06:00, 2019-09-01

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the Europea...
12:17, 2019-05-29

Labour ex-premiers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown issue stark warnings about no deal Brexit Former prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have issued a stark warning to the country's next leader about the potentially "catastrophic" dang...
14:34, 2019-07-22

Tom Watson calls anti-Semitism a 'sickness' in the Labour party Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has described anti-Semitism as a growing "sickness" in the party, amid fresh complaints following an explosive episod...
16:00, 2019-07-11

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Le...
18:17, 2019-06-11

David Miliband describes Brexit 'mess' a 'wrecking ball' as he calls for second referendum Former Labour foreign secretary David Miliband described Brexit as a "wrecking ball at the constitution of the country" before arguing for a second r...
21:17, 2019-06-23

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer ...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader ...
13:17, 2019-05-24

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complai...
18:34, 2019-05-31

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. M...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Gandhi Family Alone Can Keep Party Intact, Says Congress Leader The stepping aside of the Gandhi family from the leadership role in the Congress following its debacle in the Lok Sabha elections is not a solution, ...
13:51, 2019-05-24

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dr...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of...
08:17, 2019-06-02

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Quim Torra, will be tried for disobedience after he failed to obey an order to remove separatist propa...
07:51, 2019-07-13

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition...
22:34, 2019-06-05

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts ...
20:51, 2019-06-02

Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island’s leader, though he will step down as head of hi...
02:00, 2019-07-22

Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe's 'Womenomics' in Election Campaign Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election th...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Russia's ruling party takes a hit in Moscow election Russia's ruling party appears to have lost multiple seats in Moscow's city legislature, according to preliminary voting results reported by state new...
15:34, 2019-09-09

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received thr...
15:34, 2019-05-22

Erdoğan's party defeated in Istanbul mayoral election re-run Embarrassment for president as AKP lose Istanbul to CHP party’s Ekrem İmamoğluTurkey’s ruling party in Istanbul’s controversial mayoral election re-r...
20:17, 2019-06-23

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of...
13:00, 2019-07-22

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Mayawati's Party Appoints Uttar Pradesh MP As Its Leader In Lok Sabha Days after he was appointed the leader of BSP in Lok Sabha, Danish Ali was on Wednesday stripped of his post by the party which said it had been done...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Italy’s Democratic party ready to form government with M5S, leader says Nicola Zingaretti also indicates he would accept reinstatement of Giuseppe Conte as PMThe head of Italy’s opposition Democratic party (PD), Nicola Zi...
18:17, 2019-08-28

U.S. bans Romanian party leader after corruption conviction upheld The United States on Thursday barred Romania's jailed Social Democrat Party leader, Liviu Dragnea, and his two children from entering the United Stat...
19:00, 2019-09-05

Mamata Banerjee's Order On "Cut Money" Will Sow Confusion: Party Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's instruction to Trinamool Congress functionaries to return to the public the "cut money" they have taken ...
10:34, 2019-06-21

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh co...
14:17, 2019-09-14

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her...
09:51, 2019-07-17

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamenta...
11:01, 2019-06-02

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
12:00, 2019-06-09

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader but remains interim PM Theresa May officially resigned Friday as leader of the British Conservative Party, and will spend only a few more weeks in the prime minister's offi...
17:51, 2019-06-07

Italy's Democratic party leader warms to idea of M5S alliance Ex-PM Matteo Renzi’s plan may stave off elections that could lead to fully far-right governmentThe leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD...
02:51, 2019-08-22

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
11:51, 2019-06-09

Congress Parliamentary Party To Meet On June 1 To Elect Leader After the Lok Sabha polls debacle, the newly-elected MPs of the Congress will meet for the first time on June 1 and elect the new leader of the parli...
01:34, 2019-05-30

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party Mr. Gandhi, a scion of the political dynasty that governed India for decades, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party of “crushing the voice of ...
21:34, 2019-07-03

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Theresa May Quits As Party Leader, Triggers Race For Successor British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will tr...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM after comfortable election win Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create job...
17:00, 2019-07-08

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Putin’s Political Party Suffers Losses in Moscow Election Yet the United Russia party will still form the majority in Moscow, where protests have been held this summer over corruption and falling living stan...
18:34, 2019-09-09

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s t...
09:51, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Modi’s party wins majority in general election With nearly all constituencies reporting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have won a majority in India’s general electio...
02:17, 2019-05-24

PM, Party Chiefs To Meet On June 19, "One Nation, One Election" On Agenda Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited party chiefs to a meeting on June 19 after chairing his first all party meeting today after coming back to p...
16:00, 2019-06-16

Russia's Ruling Party Takes A Hit During Moscow City Election Pro-Kremlin candidates have suffered major losses in a Moscow municipal election following an opposition-led strategic voting campaign, Russian news ...
15:00, 2019-09-09

Netanyahu strikes election deal with ultra-nationalist party A small Israeli ultranationalist party has agreed to drop out of upcoming national elections to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Li...
19:51, 2019-08-29

Trinamool, NCP Defend National Party Status Before Election Commission The CPI, TMC and the NCP on Monday urged the Election Commission not to take away their national party status, saying they should be given a fresh op...
19:00, 2019-09-09

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to...
04:00, 2019-06-24

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's electoral commission proclaimed ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani winner on Sunday with 52% of votes in a presidential elect...
01:34, 2019-06-24

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in t...
17:51, 2019-07-05

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last mon...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Party of Ukraine's new president well ahead in parliamentary election race Servant of the People, the party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has increased its large lead over rivals ahead of a snap parliamenta...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Spain’s king meets party leaders in bid to avoid election Spain’s King Felipe VI has begun meeting political party leaders in the hope of choosing a candidate that can win parliament’s backing to form a gove...
12:51, 2019-09-16

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next ele...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Parminder Singh Dhindsa Appointed Akali Dal's Leader Of Legislative Party Former Akali minister and MLA Parminder Singh Dhindsa was on Friday appointed as leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's legislative party in the Punjab ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Navjot Sidhu As Delhi Congress Chief? No Such Decision, Says Party Leader As Navjot Singh Sidhu's name circulated in various reports for Delhi Congress chief, a post vacant after veteran Sheila Dikshit's death last month, t...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Arizona G.O.P. Leader Said Party Would Stop Mark Kelly ‘Dead in His Tracks’ Mr. Kelly, a Democrat running for United States Senate, is married to Ms. Giffords, the former congresswoman who survived a gunshot to the head in a ...
20:51, 2019-09-07

Romania's ruling party leader to serve prison sentence for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea will serve three and a half years in prison following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision c...
16:00, 2019-05-27

Leader of Canada's opposition party distances self from anti-abortion comment The leader of Canada's main opposition Conservative Party on Thursday distanced himself from comments by a candidate opposing abortion, remarks that ...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a ...
06:34, 2019-07-21

Days After Poll Results, Mayawati's Party Leader, His Nephew Killed In UP A leader from Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party and his nephew were shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, just 150 km from Delhi, in the latest ...
23:51, 2019-05-28

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the p...
04:34, 2019-06-02

"Big Girl's Blouse": UK's PM Johnson Taunts Opposition Leader On Election A "chlorinated chicken" and a "big girl's blouse" - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicked off his first questions in parliament by goading oppo...
21:34, 2019-09-04

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whethe...
21:00, 2019-07-08

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide det...
01:51, 2019-06-12

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mits...
22:51, 2019-07-07

'No peace, no election in Mozambique': RENAMO junta leader tells DW Mozambique's opposition RENAMO party recently signed a peace deal with the government. But the party's armed wing refused to lay down their weapons. ...
17:51, 2019-08-28

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a se...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her admi...
09:17, 2019-06-13

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upco...
02:34, 2019-07-24

Canada's Conservative Party sets fundraising records as election looms The Conservative Party of Canada outpaced the governing Liberal party of Canada by C$3.5 million ($2.7 million) in second-quarter fundraising, financ...
22:34, 2019-07-31

Indian Prime Minister Modi’s party claims re-election victory NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the...
12:34, 2019-05-23

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party offic...
16:51, 2019-05-25

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice ...
06:34, 2019-07-21

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since co...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Italy's anti-immigration Lega party enjoys EU election triumph Political analysts have described the European election as a test of Italy's anti-establishment government that has been in power for about a ye...
17:00, 2019-05-27

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greek elections, delivering a stinging blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after...
22:51, 2019-07-07

'The Groke' turns Finland's EU election night into World Cup hockey party It started as a typical election night. But by the time The Groke scored the goal that claimed the lead in the World Cup final, the ice hockey-mad pe...
16:34, 2019-05-27

UK’s Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he...
22:51, 2019-09-03

Watson poised to trigger new Brexit row within his own party Two of Labour's most senior figures are poised to trigger a furious new Brexit row within their own party claiming a second EU referendum is the only...
09:17, 2019-09-11

Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his positi...
23:17, 2019-09-03

| Dutch plan big Brexit beach party Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the European Union to mark Britain's dep...
07:51, 2019-08-21

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take th...
10:17, 2019-05-27

UK election must not delay Brexit from Oct. 31: Javid British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday that the government could strike a renegotiated Brexit deal with Brussels and get it through pa...
14:34, 2019-09-05

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled electio...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3....
03:34, 2019-05-28

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Pri...
11:17, 2019-06-09

Former Democratic party leader Donna Brazile doesn’t blame Trump for shootings President Trump has an unlikely ally defending him against claims that his rhetoric is at fault for last week’s mass shootings: former Democratic Par...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Asaduddin Owaisi's Party Leader Blasts Nitish Kumar Over Minorities' Jobs The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Saturday charged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with having failed to fulfil his promise of...
20:51, 2019-09-14

Michael Gove confirms he will join crowded race for Tory party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increas...
18:00, 2019-05-26

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul...
11:51, 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating ...
16:51, 2019-07-23

Samajwadi Party's Surendra Nagar Quits Rajya Sabha, 2nd Leader In 3 Weeks Samajwadi Party's Surendra Nagar resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Friday, becoming the second leader from Akhilesh Yadav's party to quit in less than...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Pa...
07:17, 2019-08-03

Democratic Party leaders catch grief from moderates and liberals as they look to 2020 election Meeting in San Francisco, party leaders were criticized for debate rules by moderates and for failing to agree to a climate-change debate by liberals...
09:17, 2019-08-24

Italy 5-Star chief calls party confidence vote after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he would seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat...
15:34, 2019-05-29

Greece election: Conservative party regains control, ousts left-wing PM Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece's parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Pri...
05:17, 2019-07-08

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media repor...
12:51, 2019-06-13

Ukraine president's party keeps commanding poll lead ahead of July election The new party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, maintained a commanding lead in an opinion poll publishe...
18:00, 2019-06-21

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fai...
20:17, 2019-07-08

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks car...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divo...
12:00, 2019-05-28

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brex...
19:17, 2019-06-07

UK’s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test LONDON (AP) — Britain’s upstart Brexit Party has failed in its first attempt to win a seat in Britain’s Parliament, narrowly losing to th...
09:51, 2019-06-07

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK ...
02:51, 2019-07-22

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results h...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory lead...
03:17, 2019-05-24

A Boris Brexit, election or all-out rebellion - what will happen next? When the pilot of a plane announces suddenly over the intercom that "this is a completely normal procedure", you know it's time to check the safety c...
10:34, 2019-08-30

Explainer: Is it too late to hold an election before Brexit? Yes, probably Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly said he will take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal. His opponent...
17:51, 2019-08-14

Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock, says UK's Johnson An election is the only way to break the deadlock over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament on Monday, ahead of a vote on whe...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit ne...
02:34, 2019-09-05

Italian nationalist leader Salvini, surging in the polls, demands snap election Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, the leader of the country's largest nationalist party, demanded a snap election Thursday -- a move that...
18:34, 2019-08-09

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the Af...
16:34, 2019-05-21

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Rahul Gandhi is set to face a backlash from within the main Indian opposition Congress party after it suffered a mauling for a second general electio...
16:34, 2019-05-23

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal ...
01:17, 2019-06-17

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan Pres...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Terror-accused Hindu hardliner from Modi's party wins seat in India election A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hind...
16:00, 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will not seek re-election, leaves his party The governor's leaked chats insulting women and mocking victims of Hurricane Maria sparked uproar and protests in Puerto Rico.   ...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as European election results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners ...
13:17, 2019-05-27

Why the Resignation of a Key Scottish Leader Is a Sign the U.K. Could Break Apart Over Brexit The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland has quit her post one day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament ahead of Br...
18:34, 2019-08-29

Lawmakers impede next UK leader’s path to a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers have put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take Britain out of the European ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Why the Resignation of a Key Scottish Leader is a Sign the U.K. Could Break Up Over Brexit The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland has quit her post one day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament ahead of Br...
13:00, 2019-08-29

British PM Johnson threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to pre...
14:00, 2019-09-02

Euroskeptic Party Surges Amid U.K. Frustration Over Brexit Delay A normally mundane by-election in eastern England to replace an ousted Labour Party lawmaker has become a litmus test for a protest movement that is ...
01:34, 2019-06-07

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament ...
13:00, 2019-05-27

Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donatio...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UK's Brexit Party Triumphs In EU Polls As Mainstream Contenders Flounder Britain's two main parties were punished in the European elections, with results coming in on Monday showing that voters had rejected their handling ...
02:51, 2019-05-28

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the pla...
14:01, 2019-07-02

Winston Churchill’s grandson may be booted from Conservative Party over Brexit His grandfather Winston Churchill led Britain to victory in World War II, but Sir Nicholas Soames faces being kicked out of the Conservative Party fo...
23:51, 2019-09-03

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes th...
13:17, 2019-08-18

Anti-Brexit Change UK party flames out three months after start Tuesday saw the departure of six of its 11 founding members of the pro-European party. The six will now sit in Parliament as independents after Chang...
20:17, 2019-06-04

Federal NDP leader visits party stronghold, mingles with potential voters at Edmonton Fringe Festival Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh met with potential voters on Saturday in an Edmonton riding that for more than a decade his party has held the seat ...
06:00, 2019-08-25

U.K.'s Johnson Hints at Snap Election in Brexit Ultimatum The chances of an early British general election to resolve a three-year impasse over Brexit appeared to rise as Prime Minister Boris Johnson launche...
11:51, 2019-09-03

Could there still be an early UK general election and have MPs blocked no-deal Brexit? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him...
16:00, 2019-09-05

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general elect...
21:00, 2019-06-21

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexi...
14:34, 2019-05-28

Brexit latest: What happens next? What was the MPs' vote about? Will there be a general election? The longest parliamentary session in UK history will come to an end on Monday night as the country lurches ever closer to the October Brexit deadline...
16:34, 2019-09-10

Brexit Chaos Points to a General Election. Here’s How It Would Work The U.K. is poised to hold its third general election in four years, as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gambles that reshuffling the deck will help ...
06:00, 2019-09-05

Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rebuffed in his second try for a general election on the same day legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained for...
07:34, 2019-09-10

U.K. Lawmakers Batter Johnson Again, Defying Him on Brexit and Election After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setbac...
03:34, 2019-09-05

Britain's Hammond says election may not solve the Brexit deadlock A national election may not resolve Britain's Brexit impasse, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday, adding that he wanted parliament to b...
12:17, 2019-05-30

| British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a general election to be held on October 14 if he is defeated in a parliamentary vote on his Brexi...
03:00, 2019-09-03

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK...
07:34, 2019-05-27

PM 'planning snap election' if MPs block no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will try to call a general election in October if he loses a battle with Tory rebels over Brexit tomorrow, a government official has sa...
22:17, 2019-09-02

Brexit: UK rejects early election, suspends Parliament UK lawmakers have again rejected a call from PM Johnson for an early election. The UK government suspended Parliament until mid-October, nearly two w...
06:34, 2019-09-10

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's ...
02:17, 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prim...
12:34, 2019-06-09

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis T...
03:17, 2019-07-08

Look at the queue to be Tory leader. No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever | Gina Miller It is pitiful enough watching the Tory party trying to out-Farage Farage, but it’s also taking Britain closer to disasterWhen it comes to Brexit, all...
13:51, 2019-05-29

DUP leader: Won't support Brexit deal dividing internal UK market The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the Northern Irish party which backs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, said the p...
05:51, 2019-09-13

Brexit backlash begins as Scottish Tory leader quits Boris Johnson is facing a Brexit backlash after suspending parliament - and the fightback is starting with the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson ...
12:00, 2019-08-29

Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats name Jo Swinson as new leader Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party named lawmaker Jo Swinson as its new leader on Monday, as the party looks to translate a surge in voter ...
18:17, 2019-07-22

The Latest: Former UK leader Major joins Brexit legal battle Former British Prime Minister John Major says he will seek the court’s permission to join a legal battle to prevent the government from suspending Pa...
11:34, 2019-08-30

Scottish leader: Brexit signals need to chart future path BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the “horror show” of the British government leadership co...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson takes aim against party members who oppose his Brexit plans Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting tough with members of his Conservative Party who oppose his Brexit plans at the start of what promises to be ...
18:17, 2019-09-02

Thousands RSVP to ‘Brexit beach party’ Facebook event in the Netherlands Nearly 10,000 people have already signed up on Facebook to attend the proposed event that would allow people to look out to sea as “Great Britain wak...
20:51, 2019-08-21

UK electoral body says reviewing Brexit Party's systems after funding criticism Britain's Electoral Commission said on Wednesday its representatives had visited Nigel Farage's The Brexit Party to look at the systems the party has...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and libera...
04:34, 2019-05-28

Shaken up: will Nigel Farage's Brexit party change politics? – podcast The Brexit party is expected to top the polls in this week’s European elections in the UK. Farage’s calls to leave the EU immediately without a deal ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

UK's Hammond would back national interest over party in any Brexit confidence vote British finance minister Philip Hammond hinted on Thursday he could vote against the government in a no-confidence showdown if a new prime minister s...
09:34, 2019-05-30

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to el...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its wors...
21:51, 2019-05-27

British PM Johnson's own brother quits on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshad...
19:00, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson Loses Brexit Vote, Calls for an Election Parliament won the power to try to stop a “no deal” withdrawal from the European Union. Mr. Johnson had warned that this would mean a snap general el...
00:17, 2019-09-04

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the oppos...
16:17, 2019-05-27

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him fr...
00:34, 2019-09-05

Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit defeat PM Johnson, who promises an election British lawmakers defeated Boris Johnson in parliament on Tuesday in a bid to prevent him taking Britain out of the EU without a divorce agreement, p...
07:17, 2019-09-04

UK PM Johnson vows to get Brexit deal after losing election vote again British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union at a crucial summit in October, after lawmakers voted for...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Bri...
00:34, 2019-09-05

British PM Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a h...
17:00, 2019-09-04

UK Brexit 'surrender bill' means election now needed: Javid British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday that legislation to delay Brexit which is now set to clear parliament was a "surrender bill" an...
14:34, 2019-09-05

UK PM Johnson threatens an election ahead of battle over Brexit in parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ruled out ever asking the European Union to delay Britain's departure from the bloc, making an implicit warnin...
20:17, 2019-09-02

UK opposition parties to vote against election unless no-deal Brexit blocked: ITV British opposition parties have agreed to vote against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's possible request for an election, unless legislation has been p...
15:17, 2019-09-03

| Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder...
14:00, 2019-08-01

Brexit: Opposition parties to reject prime minister's second election bid Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn led talks with UK opposition parties on Friday, resolving not to back Boris Johnson's second move for a general election....
16:51, 2019-09-06

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a n...
01:51, 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshad...
14:34, 2019-09-05

UK's Jeremy Hunt: Would rather delay Brexit than risk general election: ITV British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, told ITV that he would rather de...
02:34, 2019-05-30

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles announces resignation after European election losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD party, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. It re...
10:17, 2019-06-02

Lindsey Graham Faces a Challenge to His 2020 Re-Election Dreams in SC Democratic Leader Jaime Harrison South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, the man who once wanted the Oval Office for himself before becoming an apologist for the current occupant, now ha...
05:34, 2019-05-30

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count. The post Indian ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader a...
04:00, 2019-05-23

Scottish Conservative leader Davidson quits, citing Brexit and family Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland on Thursday, saying she could no longer juggle the demands of being a politician w...
12:34, 2019-08-29

'A bitter and divided nation?': Owen Jones goes to a Brexit party rally – video Owen Jones asks people attending a Brexit party rally in London’s Olympia why they are turning up, what they think of Nigel Farage and what their ris...
22:01, 2019-05-25

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital oper...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resign...
03:51, 2019-05-27

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Bre...
22:17, 2019-05-27

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parlia...
19:00, 2019-08-01

Corbyn to support snap general election only if no-deal Brexit is blocked Labour leader warns Boris Johnson his MPs will only vote for election once no-deal off tableLatest Brexit developments - live updatesJeremy Corbyn ha...
09:17, 2019-09-04

Latest Brexit updates explained: Could there still be a general election and have MPs blocked no-deal? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him...
00:34, 2019-09-05

Pound hits three-year low as election threat adds to Brexit jeopardy Sterling sank to a three-year low below $1.20 on Tuesday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's implicit threat to lawmakers to support him on Brexit or f...
07:17, 2019-09-04

U.K. Opposition Unites to Deny Boris Johnson Snap Brexit Election (LONDON) — Britain’s bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson&...
20:51, 2019-09-06

Opposition parties agree to block election until Brexit delay secured Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders commit to voting down snap election plan on MondayLatest Brexit developments – live updatesOpposition parties h...
17:51, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his pa...
02:34, 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson Seeks Snap Election To Break Brexit Deadlock UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Thursday for an early election after a flurry of parliamentary votes tore up his hardline Brexit strategy and ...
00:00, 2019-09-06

Snap election on horizon after UK lawmakers vote to block 'no-deal' Brexit The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31,...
05:34, 2019-09-05

British opposition parties discuss PM Johnson's Brexit election gamble British opposition parties will discuss on Friday how to respond to Boris Johnson's bid to call a snap election after the prime minister said he woul...
10:34, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to...
06:17, 2019-06-16

U.K. Lawmakers Vote to Delay Brexit and Bar Snap Election, Foiling Johnson British lawmakers imposed twin defeats on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, frustrating his signature effort to take Britain out of the European Union at...
02:00, 2019-09-05

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposi...
01:34, 2019-05-27

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties tr...
00:00, 2019-09-06

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco. The ...
11:00, 2019-06-02

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson resigns amid Brexit backlash Scottish Conservative Party member Ruth Davidson, who had been at odds recently with party members and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announce...
06:00, 2019-08-30

Brexit leader Nigel Farage poised to open his own trade talks with Trump LONDON — Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, is planning to start his own trade talks with the White House amid frustration that the ...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Brexit party MEPs turn their backs at European parliament's opening session – video At the first plenary session of the newly elected European parliament on Tuesday, 29 Brexit party MEPs marked the opening by turning their backs duri...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Brexit party's Farage arrives at ambassador's residence where Trump staying: Reuters photographer Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK's Brexit party, arrived at the U.S. ambassador's residence in London where President Donald Trump is staying durin...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Nigel Farage blasted by rivals as they face thrashing from Brexit Party at European elections Desperate Tory and Labour chiefs attacked Nigel Farage in a last-ditch bid to stop him trouncing them at the euro elections, as the nation goes to th...
08:34, 2019-05-23

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early ...
01:00, 2019-09-05

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movemen...
16:17, 2019-05-27

British PM Johnson bids for election as opponents seek to stop no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to call a snap election on Wednesday after lawmakers seeking to prevent him taking Britain out of the E...
12:34, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Corbyn accuses PM of plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit during election Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a block on Brexit during an autumn general election campaign, accusing Boris Johnson of plotting an abuse of power to forc...
09:34, 2019-08-09

British lawmakers back bid to block no-deal Brexit amid election haggling The British parliament on Wednesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, but he sou...
21:34, 2019-09-04

British PM Johnson kicks off election campaign as parliament blocks no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties tr...
12:34, 2019-09-05

PM Johnson believes lawmakers must back new election if they vote for Brexit bill: spokesman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes that if parliament votes to try to stop a no-deal Brexit - or "surrender bill" - lawmakers should back ...
17:00, 2019-09-04

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.       &...
17:17, 2019-05-24

Brexit Party candidate eyeing up Jeremy Corbyn's seat embroiled in offensive tweet row A Brexit Party candidate who wants to take Jeremy Corbyn's seat was today accused of discriminating against people with learning disabilities after h...
22:34, 2019-09-09

How Brexit party won Euro elections on social media – simple, negative messages to older voters Analysis highlights key to success of Farage party and identifies dozens of pro-Brexit bot accountsThe Brexit party used simple messaging, an active ...
01:51, 2019-06-30

| Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news video...
08:00, 2019-05-28

Brexit: Boris Johnson rejects claim he is making Conservative party extreme – live news The prime minister has told his cabinet he is a liberal Tory running a one nation governmentAnalysis: Johnson still ahead in the polls - but by how m...
16:00, 2019-09-10

Britain’s Johnson signals he could call a snap election if opponents block his Brexit plan A general election would be a serious gamble for the new prime minister and his opponents in the bitter fight that has raged in Britain since 2016, w...
04:34, 2019-09-03

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major...
03:51, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing ...
06:17, 2019-09-03

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the p...
14:51, 2019-07-24

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "...
14:17, 2019-08-18

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our l...
16:17, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership campaign Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime...
06:34, 2019-06-12

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in...
11:00, 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: Government to make second bid at early election after Boris Johnson's defeat in Commons The government will make a second attempt at calling an early general election next week after Boris Johnson's first bid to do so was rejected by MPs...
16:34, 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: Fresh setback for Boris Johnson during visit to Scotland as opposition MPs vow to block election bid Boris Johnson's bid for an early general election on his own terms faced a setback today after opposition leaders vowed to block the Prime Minister's...
16:51, 2019-09-06