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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 Party, said...

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

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Deputy leader of UK's Labour to demand Brexit referendum before election: report Tom Watson, UK Labour's deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2HZNlKu on Tuesday, citing content from a speech to be given by Watson on Wednesday....
02:17, 09/11/2019

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 Union before any election, deputy party chief Tom Watson, is due to say on Wednesday....
12:34, 09/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
11:00, 09/11/2019

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 that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’s exit from the European Union....
01:51, 05/30/2019

UK Labour Party officials attempt to oust deputy leader over Brexit An ally of British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn attempted to have his deputy sacked on Friday as the Labour Party's divisions over Brexit went back on display on the eve of its annual conference....
00:00, 09/21/2019

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 party's debate" after he was due to urge the party to push for a second Brexit referendum....
12:34, 09/11/2019

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 referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
17:51, 07/09/2019

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing senior figures of the party....
04:34, 05/29/2019

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 elections....
02:34, 05/28/2019

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 Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
02:34, 05/28/2019

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....
04:17, 08/14/2019

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 the EU without a deal....
10:34, 09/04/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn sai...
14:17, 05/17/2019

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum: Labour's Corbyn Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain's next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his party would campaign to remain....
14:34, 07/09/2019

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum, says Labour's Corbyn Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn challenged whoever becomes the country's new prime minister to test their Brexit plan with a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his opposition party would campaign to remain....
13:17, 07/09/2019

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....
23:17, 05/27/2019

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU....
18:51, 06/19/2019

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:51, 07/09/2019

| 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 country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Brexit referendum more likely if talks collapse, Labour's Benn says Another referendum on European Union membership is more likely if talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party collapse, an influential Labour lawmaker said on Friday....
10:51, 05/17/2019

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 to be Brexit"....
06:17, 06/18/2019

Britain's Labour meets to decide stance on second Brexit referendum Britain's main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out its position on whether to demand a second referendum on any Brexit deal as part of its campaign for the European parliament election next month....
11:34, 04/30/2019

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 backing a new public vote....
16:17, 06/09/2019

Labour may stay neutral if referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no-deal Brexit as he and McDonnell pledge to stop exit without agreementLatest Brexit developments – liveJeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have left the door open to their party staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were a Labour deal or rema...
16:51, 08/19/2019

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 referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
07:17, 05/30/2019

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 Labour's next election manifesto....
18:00, 07/15/2019

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 of winning the next general election....
15:17, 05/26/2019

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 Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
20:34, 09/18/2019

UK’s Labour Party in turmoil as vote to oust deputy ditched A vote to oust the deputy leader of Britain’s Labour Party will not take place Saturday following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn, the party’s leader...
16:00, 09/21/2019

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 all"....
03:02, 09/12/2019

#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....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Tom Watson latest: Deputy leader hits back at bid to oust him amid fury of Labour MPs Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has hit back at a bid to oust him by abolishing his post, calling it a "sectarian attack" on the party's "broad church"....
16:51, 09/21/2019

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 conference in Bournemouth....
23:51, 09/15/2019

Starmer demands new referendum ahead of cross-party Brexit talks Labour's Keir Starmer has turned up the heat on the government ahead of new cross-party Brexit talks by demanding a referendum as the price of a deal....
00:51, 05/13/2019

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 re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Tom Watson row: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
16:51, 09/21/2019

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum....
18:00, 05/21/2019

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 election....
03:17, 09/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Diane Abbott has become the latest Jeremy Corbyn ally to back a second Brexit referendum, as pressure mounts on the Labour leader following a disastrous European election....
10:17, 05/28/2019

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 that he could lose....
20:17, 09/10/2019

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 governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats....
13:00, 05/27/2019

Brexit: UK Labour Party breaks off talks with Theresa May Britain's opposition Labour Party says talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit stalemate have reached the limit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government was too unstable for any deal to be secured....
18:34, 05/17/2019

UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union....
15:17, 05/01/2019

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 agree....
19:51, 09/01/2019

Brexit Party loses to Labour in tight Parliament race Britain's opposition Labour Party have held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England in a tight by-election race, denying Nigel Farage's Brexit Party a first seat in Parliament....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Tories in for a Brexit party trouncing, while Remainers abandon Labour Polling shows Nigel Farage’s party would defeat Tories in a general election, while Lib Dems become top choice for Remain votersMore voters now say they would back the Brexit party at the next general election than the Conservatives, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer.Nigel Farage...
22:17, 05/18/2019

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....
07:17, 05/27/2019

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 Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
00:34, 07/16/2019

UK's Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign Britain's main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike....
15:00, 05/09/2019

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 said....
17:00, 09/03/2019

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 Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possible food, fuel, and medicine shortages....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Tory and Labour splits to scupper cross-party Brexit talks Theresa May and her bitterly divided Cabinet are meeting to decide whether to axe cross-party Brexit talks with Labour that have failed to achieve a breakthrough in six weeks....
07:00, 05/14/2019

UK opposition Labour Party will seek emergency debate on Brexit next week Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek an emergency debate on Brexit next week, the party's trade spokesman Barry Gardiner said on Thursday, outlining plans which could give them an opening to pass legislation to block a no-deal Brexit....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
21:51, 05/23/2019

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Brexit news as it happened: 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 said....
00:00, 09/03/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the government's "complete failure" to leave the European Union....
17:51, 05/09/2019

UK's Labour says no election unless PM Johnson abides by law blocking no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour Party will not support a general election until Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will adhere to new legislation blocking a no-deal British departure from the European Union on Oct. 31....
15:34, 09/07/2019

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May's government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources....
11:17, 04/30/2019

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 congresswomen just a day after Corbyn was accused by his own party of allowing anti-Semitism to prevail....
17:51, 07/18/2019

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 lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
23:00, 05/25/2019

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 change tack....
06:00, 07/09/2019

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 spokesman of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
14:17, 05/27/2019

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 election today....
00:34, 09/05/2019

EU elections 2019: why lifelong Labour voters in Corbyn's Islington backyard are deserting the party over Brexit In a borough with a rich Labour history and where 75 per cent voted to stay in the EU, many are losing patience with Jeremy Corbyn. The Evening Standard meeting those considering switching parties...
16:51, 05/17/2019

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 held now....
08:17, 05/31/2019

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 Democratic Progressive Party announced the primary results Thursday. Her nomination is all but sure to be ratified by the party next week. Tsai has been...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for party leader ahead of the Sept. 17 general election. Under Gabbay, the party that founded Israel sun...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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 Party in a crunch by-election, results on Friday......
07:17, 06/07/2019

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party on course for big EU election win Britain's Brexit Party is on course for a big win in the country's European Parliament elections, leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday ahead of the release of official results....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Thai election body advises disqualifying major party leader Thailand’s Election Commission has recommended the leader of major political party opposed to military rule from taking his seat in the soon-to-be-convened parliament because he is accused of violating electoral rules by holding shares in a media company...
13:17, 05/16/2019

UK Liberal Democrat leader says her party will not support any Brexit deal Britain's Liberal Democrats party leader Jo Swinson said on Sunday there was no Brexit deal that her party would vote for in parliament, saying her priority was to stop Britain leaving the European Union....
12:18, 09/15/2019

Why the Resignation of a Key Scottish Party Leader Makes It More Likely 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 Brexit. Ruth Davidson cited family reasons in her decision to leave the job, but her distaste for Johnson was no secret. Her departure could throw the un...
12:51, 08/29/2019

'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 Midlands....
02:34, 05/28/2019

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 analysis - live updatesNigel Farage has warned the Conservative leadership candidates he could win the next general election if they fail to deliver Brexit...
11:17, 05/27/2019

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 surged into first place as voters’ favourites, according to a new poll. It is the first time the party has achieved top position in a national poll. The ...
03:34, 06/02/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the lead in EU election in Britain 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 to take Britain out of the European Union, early results showed....
01:00, 05/27/2019

'The future has won,' says Spain's Socialist party leader after election victory – video report Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez looks set to regain power after his Socialist party overcame a historic challenge by rightwing nationalists in the country's general election. The far-right party Vox ran on anti-immigration and eurosceptic platforms in an echo of trends across Europe. 'Vox is he...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 to Britain....
09:34, 06/04/2019

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 liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti-Semitic....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Dame Margaret Beckett: Jeremy Corbyn 'kicking the can' on Brexit while Labour Party loses votes A powerful warning that Jeremy Corbyn is "kicking the can" on Brexit while Labour is losing votes is made by one of the party's most senior figures today....
15:51, 06/26/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referendum....
05:17, 04/30/2019

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 told the Times newspaper on Monday....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
18:51, 05/16/2019

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-out Brexit"....
20:34, 08/12/2019

'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 the next general election....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Labour manifesto restates position on another referendum Labour has agreed a European elections manifesto that restates the party's commitment to pushing for another referendum if it cannot change the Brexit deal or force a general election....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Theresa May heckled by her own party members after local election shellacking thanks to Brexit impasse Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May was heckled by her own party Friday, the morning after a drubbing in local elections that saw her Conservative Party take heavy losses amid an ongoing impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
21:51, 05/03/2019

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 opinion poll, as voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit will punish the main political parties....
04:17, 05/31/2019

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 second Scottish independence referendum....
03:34, 08/07/2019

UK PM May to meet Labour's Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday: Labour spokesman The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final betrayal"....
00:51, 05/06/2019

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 city centre....
11:34, 05/21/2019

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
10:00, 05/22/2019

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 and he was "disappointed" Boris Johnson rejected his offer....
00:00, 09/12/2019

Local election losses branded 'punishment' for Tory response to Brexit as senior ministers urge party unity A Cabinet minister has branded crushing local election losses a "punishment" for the Tory's response to Brexit as senior ministers called for unity within the party....
20:00, 05/04/2019

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....
11:51, 05/29/2019

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....
02:34, 05/28/2019

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a 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 vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:00, 05/21/2019

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, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit impasse....
03:34, 09/14/2019

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 10....
14:51, 06/01/2019

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 seats....
07:00, 09/11/2019

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 to break the deadlock....
06:34, 09/11/2019

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 Brexit turmoil....
20:34, 08/08/2019

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 have been left in the hands of elected representatives, not voters, Jared Diamond has said.Speaking at the Hay festival on Saturday about his latest boo...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Second Brexit referendum more likely as Theresa May considers stepping down Brexit talks fell apart Friday in the British Parliament, increasing the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May will leave office next month and that her successor could try a second referendum....
18:00, 05/17/2019

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 in those scenarios....
15:51, 07/09/2019

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 offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament.Amid widespread expec...
22:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to ge...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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 referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
04:00, 06/19/2019

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 victory in India's national elections....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Jeremy Corbyn should press for a referendum, not an election | Hugo Dixon If Labour can win enough support to change the law, Boris Johnson would be forced to ask the EU for more timeJeremy Corbyn shouldn’t fall into the trap of giving Boris Johnson an election. Unless, that is, he is pretty confident of winning it and, on the basis of the latest polls, Labour needs an el...
06:17, 08/11/2019

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 vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:51, 05/21/2019

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 back a version of Theresa May’s Brexit deal plus a vote on a second referendum in the last two weeks of October, amid concerns Boris Johnson will still tr...
01:17, 09/11/2019

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 Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line....
22:51, 05/21/2019

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’s EU membership, as she tries to get lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union. May says Tuesday that an EU withdrawal agreement bill ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

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 win parliamentary backing for an exit plan agreed with EU leaders....
01:00, 09/15/2019

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 Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
01:00, 05/28/2019

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 European Union in October as the leading candidates to be the next prime minister say they will leave without a trade deal....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
23:51, 05/21/2019

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 hateful and racist ideologies....
00:17, 08/31/2019

Istanbul election annulled due to unsigned documents, unsuitable ballot box officials: AK Party's election board representative The High Election Board (YSK) decided to re-run the mayoral election in Istanbul because of unsigned result documents and some ballot box officials not being civil servants, the ruling AK Party's representative to the board said on Monday....
21:17, 05/06/2019

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 who dislike him....
20:51, 06/12/2019

What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
12:34, 05/21/2019

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 national election if Johnson agreed to press for a 'clean break' Brexit....
12:34, 09/11/2019

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 beyond October 31....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Brexit news latest: Gavin Williamson launches attack on Theresa May's Labour Brexit talks as 'destined to fail' Sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched an attack on the Prime Minister's Brexit talks with Labour, saying they are "destined to fail" and a "grave mistake"....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Bust-up as Jeremy Corbyn's number two Tom Watson walks out of shadow cabinet over second Brexit referendum Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson walked out of shadow cabinet today as he led a defiant challenge against Jeremy Corbyn over a second Brexit referendum....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
15:34, 05/21/2019

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....
12:17, 07/14/2019

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 has warned....
04:17, 08/14/2019

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 Johnson....
13:52, 09/15/2019

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 misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
15:17, 05/29/2019

"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 lawmaker has stressed that the constitutional changes ......
09:51, 08/14/2019

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 said on Wednesday, a claim that the Labour Party sharply rejected....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Corbyn allies in bid to scrap Tom Watson's deputy leader post Momentum’s Jon Lansman has tabled a motion at Labour’s NEC for job to be abolishedLabour has been plunged into a fresh civil war on the eve of its annual conference, as allies of Jeremy Corbyn launched a bid to abolish Tom Watson’s post of deputy leader.Jon Lansman, founder of the pro-Corbyn campaig...
05:51, 09/21/2019

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, sources said Wednesday....
01:51, 06/13/2019

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 cent think he would quit the bloc....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
18:34, 09/19/2019

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 political future....
01:51, 09/08/2019

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtisim More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a “toxic culture” by allowing anti-Semitism to fester in the party...
13:34, 07/17/2019

Alastair Campbell's expulsion from Labour will be reviewed, party says Labour has said it will review the decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
10:00, 05/30/2019

UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure, Labour finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
14:51, 05/21/2019

What bruising election results mean for Labour and the Conservatives It was supposed to be all about Brexit, but the local elections illuminated the deeper fault lines that continue to threaten to break the British party system apart....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Labour's Corbyn says: "No big offer" yet from PM May on Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has so far made no big offer to the opposition Labour Party on Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
17:51, 05/09/2019

UK PM May says working on Brexit agreement with Labour The British government is working to reach a Brexit agreement with the opposition Labour Party which can win the support of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Labour and Tories 'need to compromise on Brexit' Both Labour and Tories need to compromise to deliver Brexit, Tory Justice Secretary David Gauke said, after the two main parties suffered losses in the local elections....
18:00, 05/04/2019

UK's Labour to do 'everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Monday....
01:17, 09/02/2019

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 coalition government is unworkable....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
02:17, 06/08/2019

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 as a "negative force"....
16:17, 06/04/2019

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 party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
22:51, 06/10/2019

Jeremy Corbyn, I no longer want to be a member of your Labour party | Alastair Campbell Though I would win my appeal against expulsion, your losing mentality and lack of Brexit leadership mean I won’t returnAlastair Campbell says he no longer wishes to be a Labour memberDear Jeremy,Britain is in a moment of peril, the UK facing an existential crisis, a combination of Brexit and Boris J...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:34, 05/02/2019

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 poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
23:51, 05/23/2019

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 this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as marrying a non-Jew.......
02:00, 07/07/2019

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 discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
14:17, 05/28/2019

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 the table, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday....
02:18, 09/10/2019

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 lawmakers to back holding an early election....
22:01, 09/04/2019

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, its foreign affairs spokeswoman said on Friday....
10:34, 09/06/2019

UK's Labour not 'getting very far' in government Brexit talks: Ashworth An attempt by Britain's main opposition Labour to try to persuade the government to back its alternative plan for leaving the European Union is not "getting very far", the party's health policy chief said on Sunday....
14:51, 05/12/2019

UK PM May's spokesman: No way forward yet in Brexit talks with Labour The British government has yet to find a way forward in talks with the opposition Labour Party on how to reach a compromise Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Parliament must 'get a deal done', Labour's Corbyn says on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's Labour Party, said on Friday local election results should spur lawmakers to find a way to break the deadlock over Brexit and "get a deal done" to leave the European Union....
18:00, 05/03/2019

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 panic"....
18:17, 06/30/2019

Austrian leader calls crisis meeting after deputy filmed discussing deals Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support....
01:51, 05/18/2019

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 unity as the United States steps up pressure on the governments of the allied nations....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Labour's Corbyn cannot lead a caretaker UK government: Liberal Democrat leader Jeremy Corbyn, the veteran socialist leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, cannot run an emergency government to stop a no-deal Brexit, the head of the Liberal Democrat Party Jo Swinson said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/15/2019

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 citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:51, 07/03/2019

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 elections....
15:17, 05/28/2019

British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been "too apologetic" about anti-Semitism....
22:00, 06/26/2019

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 party over alleged anti-Semitism....
18:34, 09/11/2019

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, leaked emails have revealed....
00:17, 07/20/2019

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 under his leadership....
11:51, 05/24/2019

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 are not wanted....
21:00, 08/21/2019

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 versions - a move described by experts as a "data-gathering exercise" ahead of a possible general election....
20:51, 08/29/2019

Ireland’s deputy PM says gaps remain as EU, U.K. seek Brexit deal British and European Union negotiators were meeting Friday in search of an elusive Brexit deal, as Ireland’s deputy leader warned that the two sides remain far apart despite an improvement in the “mood music.”...
20:52, 09/20/2019

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 realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Brexit latest: EU should have spoken out against 'lies' during UK referendum campaign, Juncker says Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted that he made a "mistake" in failing to speak out against the "lies" circulating during Britain's EU referendum campaign....
20:00, 05/07/2019

With low expectations, UK Conservatives and Labour resume Brexit talks Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party resume Brexit talks on Tuesday to try to find a way to break the deadlock in parliament over the country's departure from the European Union....
16:34, 05/07/2019

A Brexit deal by 'caretaker' PM with labour could be scuppered by backbenchers Theresa May is returning to Westminster - after the Tories’ local elections meltdown and a Bank Holiday breather - ready to gamble on a high-risk Brexit deal with Labour....
07:51, 05/07/2019

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party began its campaign to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging lawmakers to back a no-confidence vote and unite behind a caretaker government led by Jeremy Corbyn to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
12:34, 08/15/2019

UK Labour says had positive Brexit talks with other opposition parties Britain's Labour Party said it held positive talks on Friday with fellow opposition parties as they seek to prevent the country leaving the European Union without a deal....
15:34, 09/06/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Conservatives, Labour need to compromise to get Brexit deal: UK minister Both the ruling Conservatives and the Labour opposition have to compromise to get a Brexit accord through parliament, Justice Minister David Gauke said on Saturday when asked about reports that Prime Minister Theresa May is optimistic about a deal....
14:17, 05/04/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' to Brexit deal, says minister The Conservatives and Labour are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart has told Sky News....
16:00, 05/05/2019

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain’s exit from the European Union. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May told Labour ...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Labour: Government still refusing to move on Brexit red lines There appears to be no end to the Brexit deadlock in sight, with Labour again accusing the government of refusing to budge on its red lines in cross-party talks....
20:51, 04/28/2019

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/21/2019

May refusing to budge on Brexit customs union, says Labour Shadow business secretary says plan to bring PM’s deal back to Commons is dangerous Follow the day’s political developments - live!The government is refusing to budge on Labour’s central demand for a permanent customs union in cross-party talks on Brexit, according to Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MPToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will launch the first step in an audacious cross-party attempt to block a new prime minister from forcing through a no-deal Brexit.With the backing of the former C...
19:51, 06/11/2019

Labour MPs say they won't back a Brexit deal without a people’s vote Corbyn faces opposition from at least 60 MPs to a customs pact with May without a second voteJeremy Corbyn will not be able to get enough of his MPs to back a Brexit deal without the promise of a second referendum, even if Theresa May makes a big offer on a customs union and workers’ rights this wee...
01:00, 05/06/2019

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."...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/30/2019

UK's Labour questions whether successor to PM May would honor Brexit deal A major sticking point in talks between Britain's government and opposition Labour Party is the lack of any guarantee that a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May would deliver on any Brexit agreement, Labour's trade policy chief said on Sunday....
11:34, 05/12/2019

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
10:51, 06/12/2019

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 in the upper chamber of parliament, a source with knowledge of a meeting on the matter said on Monday....
18:00, 07/22/2019

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 today....
13:17, 07/10/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote-exit poll The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in Dutch voting for the European Parliament, easily beating an upstart right wing populist party, an exit poll showed....
22:17, 05/23/2019

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 introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
18:17, 06/11/2019

UK Labour moves to prevent new PM pursuing no-deal Brexit: Starmer Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
16:51, 06/12/2019

UK's Labour must back new vote between 'leave' and 'remain' on Brexit: Starmer Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote between a credible "leave option and remain", its Brexit policy chief said on Monday, pressing the party's leadership to embrace a new referendum whole-heartedly....
12:00, 05/27/2019

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 leading the battle to stop a no-deal Brexit are focusing on passing a “radical” new law to block it, after concluding that there is no imminent prospect of ...
00:17, 08/18/2019

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 election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiations were set to continue....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Fight to replace PM May complicating Brexit talks: Labour's McDonnell The battle among leading Conservatives to replace Theresa May as prime minister threatens to derail talks with the opposition Labour Party and the bid to find a Brexit compromise, Labour's John McDonnell said....
00:34, 05/12/2019

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of the Brexit parliamentary committee, said on Sunday....
13:17, 06/16/2019

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 taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal....
03:51, 08/30/2019

Brexit legislation needs to include public vote: Labour's Starmer The British government's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to lawmakers again next month, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday....
14:00, 05/18/2019

Hammond plots with Labour to kill Johnson’s no-deal Brexit Meanwhile, poll shows ‘Boris bounce’ with Tories in lead over LabourThe former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond held private talks with Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer shortly before Boris Johnson entered Downing Street last Wednesday, to plot cross-party moves aimed at preventing the new prime...
01:17, 07/28/2019

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 Campbell....
02:00, 05/29/2019

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 Labour Party's interest to wait until Brexit is sorted....
00:00, 09/03/2019

UK eyes middle of next week deadline for Brexit talks with Labour: reports The British government wants talks with the opposition Labour Party on a Brexit compromise to reach a conclusion by the middle of next week, several British journalists reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources....
16:00, 04/30/2019

UK lawmakers opposed to Labour plan should consider no-deal Brexit threat: Corbyn The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said lawmakers who oppose his proposal to lead an emergency government should consider the threat posed to Britain by a no-deal exit from the European Union....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma – podcast Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections manifesto with a renewed promise to back a second Brexit referendum in certain circumstances – but to also respect the result of the first. Yet for ardently pro-Corbyn Europhiles such as Momentum’s Laura Parker, it has been a tough balancing act to ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Theresa May To Make "New, Bold Offer" In Brexit Bill, Labour Sceptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament......
20:00, 05/19/2019

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 “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal, with one estimating t...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Senior Tories press May to abandon Brexit deal talks with Labour PM told that any deal involving customs union would be ‘bad politics and bad policy’Theresa May is under intense pressure to abandon cross-party Brexit talks, after a group of senior Conservative figures, including leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab, issued a strongly worded warnin...
04:17, 05/14/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Brexit talks doomed? Labour concerned May's successor could ditch any deal Britain's opposition Labour Party has done all it can to reach a Brexit compromise with Prime Minister Theresa May but is deeply concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on any promises made by the current government....
18:51, 05/14/2019

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 Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
00:00, 06/12/2019

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 hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/22/2019

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 leave the EU....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks with Labour should broach the possibility of a customs union, with several sceptical that such a deal...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Britain's Theresa May begs Labour to support her 'last chance' Brexit compromise British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to support her Brexit deal after offering sweeteners including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum....
09:00, 05/22/2019

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 criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
09:00, 05/22/2019

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....
23:00, 06/26/2019

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-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Bank of England deputy governor warns against curbing financial regulations post-Brexit Light touch financial regulation after the U.K. leaves the European Union will not help the British financial sector, according to a deputy governor at the Bank of England....
11:17, 04/30/2019

Brexit: Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set aside an extra £2.1bn for preparations including stockpiling of medicines, an extra 500 border officials...
09:51, 08/01/2019

Up to 30 Labour MPs prepared to vote for Brexit deal if PM secures fresh concessions: Telegraph Labour members of parliament are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures fresh concessions from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Monday....
04:00, 08/06/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Voters punish Conservatives over failure to implement Brexit and Labour for its ambiguous stanceLocal elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been seemingly punished by voters in local elections, with early results showing an apparen...
09:00, 05/03/2019

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 Brexit on 31 October....
05:17, 09/01/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, a leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rush into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Labour's John McDonnell says he has no trust in PM as he accuses her of betraying Brexit talks Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said he does not trust the Prime Minister after details from cross-party talks on Brexit were reported by the media....
00:51, 05/06/2019

#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 European elections....
10:34, 05/29/2019

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" dangers of a no-deal Brexit....
15:00, 07/22/2019

Labour 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 fourth place....
05:00, 07/04/2019

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 Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - Summary 3.55pm BST Jean-Claude Juncker, the European commission president, has just b...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May told to abandon talks with Labour and not give ground on customs union Theresa May is under pressure to abandon Brexit talks with Labour amid warnings she risks losing the "loyal middle" of the Tory Party if she gives ground on a customs union....
10:51, 05/14/2019

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 referendum....
16:00, 06/23/2019

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 episode of Panorama....
11:34, 07/11/2019

Brexit news latest: ERG deputy Mark Francois predicts Theresa May's time as PM will be up if Tories suffer European elections humiliation Hardline Tory Brexiteer Mark Francois today predicted Theresa May's time as Prime Minister will be up if the Conservatives suffer a "dreadful" night in the upcoming European elections....
10:17, 05/04/2019

Emily Thornberry interview: Labour's shadow foreign secretary discusses bike crash, Boris Johnson and... Brexit She's back on her bike after an accident and off to 'thrash out' Brexit policy at Labour conference. Shadow minister Emily Thornberry tells Susannah Butter and Sophia Sleigh about booing Boris and never ironing for her husband...
16:51, 09/21/2019

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 up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in December and said she w...
14:51, 05/29/2019

"No Animosity, No Friendship": KCR's Party Leader On Support To NDA The TRS would give issue-based support to the BJP-led NDA government, a senior leader of the ruling party in Telangana said Friday, ahead of the commencement of the Lok Sabha session next week....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Poland’s Kaczynski says party will have a new leader in 2023 The powerful leader of the right-wing party that has governed Poland since 2015 says he plans to step down at some point to make way for a new leader in 2023...
00:17, 07/15/2019

Re-run of Istanbul election set for June 23: AK Party A representative for Turkey's ruling AK Party (AKP) said on Monday the country's High Election Board has set June 23 for a re-run of local elections in Istanbul....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Election deadline sparks fear moderates could be 'purged' from Labour Fears that moderate Labour MPs could be "purged" by Jeremy Corbyn supporters rose today with a former minister announcing that he will not be standing for re-election....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' One of Jeremy Corbyn's allies was suspended from the Labour Party today for allegedly claiming that Israeli "agents" were whipping up allegations about anti-Semitism in the party....
13:34, 05/31/2019

May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM Prime Minister Theresa May’s three-year quest to lead Britain out of the European Union has ended in defeat, with her announcement that she will step down as Conservative Party leader in two weeks....
20:00, 05/24/2019

UK's Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July Britain's governing Conservative Party has set out its timetable for choosing a new leader, aiming to replace Theresa May as prime minister by the last week of July....
15:17, 06/05/2019

6 Arrested For Cow Slaughter At Mayawati's Party Leader's Farm In UP Six people were arrested for allegedly slaughtering a cow while seven others managed to flee during a late night raid at a farm owned by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Ruchi Veera....
06:51, 07/27/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand’s oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Tory leadership: Johnson or Hunt to be new party leader Michael Gove is narrowly voted out of the Conservative leadership race, with Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt facing members who will pick a new leader. leader...
19:51, 06/20/2019

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. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed there had been a private exchange of letters between...
20:34, 06/07/2019

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 Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
02:17, 04/29/2019

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 his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
08:00, 06/02/2019

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, a senior party leader said Friday, hinting that......
15:51, 05/24/2019

Eye On Key Bills, PM Holds First All-Party Meet After Big Election Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first all-party meeting - his first after reclaiming power at the centre - this morning. An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of......
10:51, 06/16/2019

Spain's election reshuffles party standings on the right The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections Sunday, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalist party causing a seismic shift in the nation's political right....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Spain’s election reshuffles party standings on the right The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain has suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalist party causing a seismic shift in the nation’s political right...
02:51, 04/29/2019

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 of the Conservative Party must call an election....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Brexit news latest: Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney insists 'we are not close to a deal right now' Ireland today doused down the prospects of an imminent Brexit deal breakthrough, accusing the Government of not offering a "fair deal" to resolve the border backstop row....
16:51, 09/21/2019

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 election?...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Sadiq Khan's bid for Mayor of London hit by Labour's Brexit fallout EXCLUSIVE: An exclusive poll of Londoners revealed that Mr Khan's share of first preference votes has been cut from 55 per cent to 43 per cent since December....
12:51, 05/14/2019

Rahul Gandhi Insulted His Own Party Leader Over Caste: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of insulting his own party's district president by allegedly asking the local leader to be his barber because of his caste....
10:17, 05/04/2019

Italy's PD leader says party will try to form government after talks with President Italy's Democratic Party (PD) will try to form a new government after the collapse of the coalition made up of the 5 Star Movement and the League, PD leader Nicola Zingaretti said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Notice To Upendra Kushwaha From Ex-Party Leader Over Rs 90 Lakh Dispute A legal notice was sent on Saturday to former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha by ousted RLSP leader Pradip Kumar Mishra for allegedly taking money to the......
21:17, 07/06/2019

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 the Indian people.”...
18:17, 07/03/2019

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 parliamentary party....
21:51, 05/29/2019

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....
07:00, 06/20/2019

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 coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
14:34, 09/14/2019

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 office....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — 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 Greens, who surged in last month’s European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Merkel’s Union bloc i...
11:34, 06/09/2019

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 toeing its ''sarvajan hitaaye, sarvajan sukhaaye''......
05:00, 08/08/2019

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 Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Merkel's Union bloc in several polls....
13:34, 06/09/2019

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 for delivery of government welfare schemes may sow......
09:51, 06/21/2019

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) has warmed to a potential alliance with its long-time rival, the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S), in an attempt to stave off snap electio...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Congress-NCP Leaders Joining Party For "Selfish Reasons": BJP Leader Former Maharashtra minister Eknat Khadse on Sunday said the Congress-NCP leaders are not saints and they are joining the BJP for their selfish motives....
07:00, 09/02/2019

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with her party’s new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, dismissing reports that she thinks her successor is not up to the job.The German chancellor defended ...
16:34, 05/29/2019

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 parliamentary group, saying she did not have the support she needed to lead it....
14:00, 06/02/2019

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 Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a member of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, met President Vladimir Putin at an economic forum ...
16:34, 06/08/2019

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 try where she failed to deliver Brexit....
17:34, 06/07/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals....
19:00, 05/22/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory in last week's election despite a lower share of the vote....
21:00, 05/12/2019

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 news agency RIA-Novosti....
15:00, 09/09/2019

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 the country’s political scene after early results from Sunday’s parliamentary elections indicated his newly founded Servant of the People party would ...
15:34, 07/22/2019

India PM Modi's party looks set to sweep general election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
09:17, 05/23/2019

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the EU....
12:00, 05/27/2019

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 Russia-backed separatists....
04:17, 05/22/2019

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 propaganda from public offices during election campaigning, the regional court said on Friday....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But the Australian public isn’t so sure. Even though the ruling conservative Liberal Party-led coal...
07:51, 05/16/2019

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
18:00, 05/18/2019

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 on Facebook....
20:00, 06/02/2019

EU elections: Change UK and Brexit Party rallies Two of the parties fighting for UK votes in the EU elections are both only a few weeks old, but feature faces well known to those who follow politics....
16:51, 05/14/2019

Many of the Brexit Party's Twitter followers appear to be bots It's not shocking to see Twitter bots latch on to a political campaign, but it's not often they do so soon after a campaign starts -- let alone on a large scale. That appears to be the case with the UK's Brexit Party, however. The no-deal EU withdr......
20:17, 05/19/2019

The Londoner: Olympian Struggle for the Brexit Party Remainer owner of Olympia Exhibition Hall donates Brexit Party fees to charity / ERG draws redlines for Tory leadership hopefuls / Hopes inflated to relaunch Trump blimp / Boris Johnson's billionaire ambitions...
14:17, 05/20/2019

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 position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. (Sept. 3)        ...
23:00, 09/03/2019

| 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 departure....
13:00, 08/21/2019

The Londoner: The Brexit Party split over future Brexit Party's confusion over long-term future / Sarah Jessica Parker loves London's sole / Misty-eyed Sajid Javid remembers Margaret Thatcher / Sell-out success for 'Centrist Dad' t-shirt...
15:00, 05/13/2019

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 the United Kingdom out of the European Union....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
21:34, 07/23/2019

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 incident of post-poll violence in the state....
00:00, 05/29/2019

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, which could hurt his chances with women voters in an Oct. 21 election....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Shot At In Greater Noida, Case Not Registered A Samajwadi Party politician Brajpal Rathi has been shot at by unidentified men in Greater Noida on Friday night, within 12 hours of the killing of a local party unit chief in Gautam Buddh Nagar,......
17:34, 06/01/2019

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 party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
21:34, 06/01/2019

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 came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
16:00, 05/27/2019

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 assembly....
01:51, 08/03/2019

Arizona G.O.P. Leader Said Party Would Stop Mark Kelly ‘Dead in His Tracks’ Mr. Kelly, a Democrat running for Senate, is married to Gabrielle Giffords, the former congresswoman who survived a gunshot to the head in a 2011 attack....
01:17, 09/08/2019

Algeria’s ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
22:17, 04/30/2019

Congress Outfoxed On Kashmir, Admits Party Leader Amid Divide The government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has split the Congress down the middle. More and more prominent members of the leading opposition party are coming......
12:00, 08/06/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
07:17, 05/03/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism drove down voter turnout....
19:51, 05/11/2019

Danish far-right party calling for Muslim deportation to stand in election Stram Kurs to be on ballot paper for first time after getting required 20,000 signatures A far-right political party demanding the deportation of 700,000 Muslims and the preservation of Denmark for its “ethnic community” will be on the ballot paper for the first time, in a general election due to be...
12:34, 05/05/2019

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 parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

| 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 the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
02:34, 06/24/2019

Spanish party offers way out of political limbo, election still looming The leader of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos party offered on Monday to break a political deadlock and avoid another election by facilitating Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez's confirmation as premier if certain conditions are met....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Singapore PM's brother backs opposition party in election twist The Singapore prime minister's estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly-formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections expected to be held as soon as this year....
06:51, 07/29/2019

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 month....
15:17, 06/03/2019

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that has positioned itself as an ally of the West against Islamist militants....
02:00, 06/24/2019

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 opportunity to improve their electoral performance....
15:34, 09/09/2019

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 the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant mood. The backdrop may be antiquity’s most famous ...
16:17, 07/05/2019

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 yet....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Italy's anti-immigration Lega party on course for victory in EU election Political analysts have described the European election as a test of Italy's anti-establishment government that has been in power for about a year....
11:34, 05/27/2019

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 standards....
19:51, 09/09/2019

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 power. "One nation, one election" and other......
16:00, 06/16/2019

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 election...
04:34, 05/24/2019

Singapore opposition party fears use of fake news law in election The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle free speech, may be used in upcoming elections....
09:17, 07/26/2019

Socialists win Spain election; far-right party to make debut in parliament Spain's ruling socialist party won the most seats in the country's parliament Sunday but must seek support from smaller parties in order to stay in power....
04:17, 04/29/2019

Socialists Won the Spanish Election, But the Right-Wing Vox Party Gained in Popularity (MADRID) — Spain’s governing center-left Socialists won the country’s election Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower house of parliament for the first time in four decad...
09:51, 04/29/2019

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 agencies reported on Monday....
16:34, 09/09/2019

Zelenskiy's second act: Ukraine leader set to win snap parliamentary election The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in the war-scarred nation....
12:34, 07/18/2019

Israeli Leader Pins Election Bid on Security Record Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is staking his political survival in Tuesday’s election on his record in protecting Israel, as he faces a challenge from former generals who seek to sow doubt that he can keep the country safe....
17:51, 09/15/2019

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 opposition party said on Thursday....
12:00, 06/20/2019

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 jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem Members of Britain's Brexit Party turned their backs on the EU anthem on Tuesday as it was played live at the opening of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in a move that other lawmakers branded disgraceful and pathetic....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Man charged with throwing a milkshake at Brexit Party's Farage A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after a milkshake was thrown over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, police said on Tuesday....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down in Britain LONDON (AP) — Cross-party talks in Britain aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal have broken down without agreement. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the talks with Prime Minister Theresa May’s government have “gone as far as they can.” The two sides have held...
15:00, 05/17/2019

All Conservative rebel Brexit lawmakers being kicked out of party: BBC All 21 lawmakers from the ruling Conservative Party who voted against the government to back a motion to seize control of parliamentary time to try to block a 'no deal' Brexit are being kicked out of the party, the BBC's political editor said on Tuesday, citing government sources....
02:34, 09/04/2019

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 diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the person who obtained them.In a lengthy feature in ...
20:00, 07/21/2019

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 Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
22:00, 07/23/2019

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 3.5 years....
04:34, 05/28/2019

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 uplifting the state's minorities, and demanded a......
09:18, 09/15/2019

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 increasingly bitter....
15:17, 05/26/2019

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 three weeks....
01:51, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month....
19:34, 05/08/2019

Democrats who are purging pro-life progressives putting party ‘in jeopardy,’ leader warns Democratic leaders are "completely wrong" in their attempts to purge members opposed to abortion from the party, a pro-life Democratic leader tells Fox News....
20:34, 05/20/2019

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 Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday....
18:34, 06/07/2019

| No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned in her party conference speech that a no-deal Brexit would be like "burning your house down" as she pledged to cancel Britain's departure from the EU altogether....
16:03, 09/18/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country’s March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra topped the field by winning 136 constituencies. The commiss...
14:51, 05/07/2019

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
23:00, 06/04/2019

On course for election win, Ukraine president offers alliance with rock star's party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving change and tackling corruption the war-scarred nation....
20:17, 07/21/2019

| 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 second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Russia's ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, has lost a slew of seats in the Moscow parliament, RIA news agency said on Monday, suggesting a tactical voting strategy pushed by opponents may have worked....
13:00, 09/09/2019

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
01:34, 09/19/2019

Ex-Soldier And Samajwadi Party's Varanasi Pick Gets Election Body Notice Dismissed soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav, who has been fielded by the Samajwadi Party from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been sent a notice by the Election Commission....
23:51, 04/30/2019

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 upcoming election....
22:51, 07/23/2019

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 officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up....
16:17, 05/25/2019

Turkish board rules to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AK Party Turkey's High Election Board on Monday scrapped Istanbul election results showing a painful defeat for President Tayyip Erdogan, responding to his AK Party's calls for a re-run of the vote in a decision that hit the lira and raised charges of conflicts of interest....
21:17, 05/06/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his Bharatiya Janata Party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week by diluting the strength of a formidable opponent...
13:34, 05/17/2019

Conservative party wins Greek election, ousts left-wing PM Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has comfortably won parliamentary elections, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis...
02:34, 07/08/2019

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, financial returns showed on Wednesday, ahead of an October national election....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Erdogan’s Party Is Deeply Divided by Push to Redo Istanbul Election Supporters and opponents alike warn that an annulment and new election has steep risks that could only compound the political fallout for the president....
23:00, 04/28/2019

India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Canada's political party positions ahead of October 21 election Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21 for the 42nd federal election, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party facing a tough re-election battle against the main opposition Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer. Here is a roundup of the main parties' positions....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Faces Party Challenge In Presidential Election Sri Lanka's ruling coalition became embroiled in a power struggle Tuesday as two challengers came forward to oppose Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to be candidate for a looming presidential......
16:51, 09/17/2019

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 stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. Election Commission data by midafternoon showed the Bh...
13:00, 05/23/2019

'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 people of Finland had pretty much forgotten about politics....
13:00, 05/27/2019

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers: Sky Britain's governing Conservative Party agreed its rules for a new leadership contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Sky News reported, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
19:34, 06/04/2019

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 coming to power in 1994....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Theresa May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce....
09:17, 05/23/2019

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 election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
03:17, 07/18/2019

Thai junta leader voted in as prime minister after election Thailand's new parliament voted in ruling military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he overthrew an elected government....
19:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine’s politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine’s new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months. Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced his intention to disband the legislature minutes after being swor...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
21:51, 05/18/2019

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 details....
22:51, 06/11/2019

'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. It's leader Nhongo tells DW the peace deal is invalid....
18:51, 08/28/2019

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Ex-Tory donors to give 'big bucks' to Brexit Party - Farage Former Conservative donors are ready to provide "big bucks" for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party to fight a general election, the anti-EU campaigner has suggested....
21:17, 05/07/2019

UK governing party takes Brexit battering in local elections Britain’s governing Conservative Party took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Ex-Tory donor revealed as major backer of Brexit Party A businessman who has previously donated hundreds of thousands of pounds to the Conservative Party has been confirmed as a major financial backer of the Brexit Party....
05:17, 05/11/2019

No-deal chaos would overwhelm UK planning, says 'Stop Brexit' party No amount of planning can prepare Britain for the disruption of leaving the European Union without a deal, Jo Swinson, leader of the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party will say on Tuesday....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Brexit party will unveil full policies after EU elections, says Farage Party leader ramps up attacks on BBC and says he will only talk about Brexit until voteThe Brexit party will present a “full slate” of policy ideas once next week’s European elections are over, Nigel Farage has pledged, as he ramped up his attacks on the BBC following a bad-tempered television inter...
18:17, 05/13/2019

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 that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an analysis has found.Nigel Farage’s party, which wo...
10:51, 08/18/2019

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 of Brexit and turned to parties that were......
22:51, 05/27/2019

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 reshaping British politics....
04:34, 06/07/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
19:17, 05/20/2019

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 Change UK's dismal showing in European elections in May....
21:51, 06/04/2019

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 elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
01:34, 05/27/2019

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 playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark the opening of the European parliament.As a saxophone quartet and opera singer performed Beethoven’s ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

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 donations....
14:51, 05/21/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Azam Khan's Wife Alleges Death Threat To Family Wife of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has alleged a threat to her family from the administrative officials of Rampur and has also sought their removal....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Leader say Brexit shows Scotland must chart a new path BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the “horror show” of the British government leadership contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a different future path, probably outside the United Kingdom. Sturgeon said Tuesday that “increasing...
13:00, 06/11/2019

UK leader promises a ‘bold offer’ on Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May plans a “bold offer” to Parliament to win support for her Brexit deal, urging lawmakers to look at her ideas with fresh eyes. Writing in The Sunday Times, May says her bill will come “with an improved package of measures that I belie...
17:34, 05/19/2019

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 Brexit. Ruth Davidson cited family reasons in her decision to leave the job, but her distaste for Johnson was no secret. Her departure could throw the un...
12:17, 08/30/2019

Next U.K. Leader, to Be Chosen This Week, Faces Big Brexit Dilemma The Conservative Party’s decision this week on who gets to be Britain’s next prime minister sets the clock ticking a lot more loudly on a high-stakes game of chicken over how and when to leave the European Union....
20:51, 07/21/2019

Jaya Prada Challenges Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan's Election From Rampur Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaya Prada on Friday filed a petition before the Allahabad High Court, challenging the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from the Rampur parliamentary......
19:00, 07/05/2019

Maryam Nawaz To Remain Party Vice President: Pakistan Election Commission In a relief to Maryam Nawaz, Pakistan's top election body today rejected a plea to remove her from the post of vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
12:51, 05/23/2019

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 in European elections....
14:00, 05/29/2019

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 reported....
17:17, 06/13/2019

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 fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country̵...
00:51, 07/09/2019

Greek 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 Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis....
09:00, 07/08/2019

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 carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election....
03:17, 07/31/2019

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 published on Friday ahead of a snap parliamentary election next month....
16:51, 06/21/2019

Japan's biggest opposition party shuns rival merger ahead of election The leader of Japan's main opposition party said on Wednesday he was happy to cooperate with other opposition groups in a July 21 upper house election, but brushed aside calls from a rival party to merge to fight Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc....
06:17, 06/26/2019

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....
14:34, 08/24/2019

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 Parliament majority to just one lawmaker....
08:17, 08/03/2019

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 card and hope the bloke in the row in front doesn't block your way to the emergency exit slide when the lights go out and the smoke starts to roll down ...
22:51, 08/29/2019

Factbox: It's all about Brexit: The United Kingdom's EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to win Thursday's European parliamentary election in the United Kingdom while pro-European Union parties remain divided....
13:17, 05/22/2019

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 have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
16:51, 05/27/2019

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
15:17, 09/10/2019

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 whether a snap election should be held....
02:18, 09/10/2019

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 leadership. ...
03:51, 05/24/2019

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 negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of Johnson’s own Conservative Party voted Tues...
02:00, 09/05/2019

Ukraine's leader takes office and immediately calls snap election Volodymyr Zelenskiy aims to win seats in parliament where new party is not representedUkraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has taken the oath of office and immediately announced he is dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature still dominated by ...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him promising government contracts to a purported Russian investor...
23:00, 05/18/2019

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 sought to pursue a no-deal Brexit....
09:17, 05/30/2019

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 liberal groups as well as far-right and populist parties. The upending of the traditional order was particularly noticeable in the UK, where Nigel Farage’s s...
04:34, 05/28/2019

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 elect a new member of parliament....
02:00, 06/06/2019

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 wakes up as a closed institution.”...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Shaken up: will Nigel Farage's Brexit party change politics? – podcast Nigel Farage’s Brexit party is expected to top the polls in this week’s European elections in the UK. His calls to leave the EU immediately without a deal have proved appealing to many voters who feel betrayed that Brexit is yet to be delivered. The Guardian’s Peter Walker describes a reshaping of B...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Cross-party rebel alliance gears up for Brexit clash with Johnson Hastily convened group plans to force PM to seek article 50 extension if no deal is reachedRebel MPs from across the political spectrum are gearing up for a historic parliamentary clash next week, after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliament for a critical five-week period in the run-up...
01:51, 08/29/2019

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 for....
07:34, 08/25/2019

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 contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a different future path, probably outside the United Kingdom. Sturgeon said Tuesday that “increasing...
09:00, 06/13/2019

We will not rule out any option to stop Brexit: Scottish leader Sturgeon The leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, said on Thursday her party and its 35 lawmakers would explore any option to stop Brexit in parliament and did not rule out backing opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn....
14:00, 08/15/2019

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 support for its pro-European Union agenda into influence in a deadlocked parliament....
18:00, 07/22/2019

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 Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline...
11:51, 08/30/2019

Levin: 'Democrat Party cabal trying to reverse the 2016 election', asks about Pelosi's wealth Mark Levin said Thursday on "Hannity" that the Democratic Party has become a "cabal" that is trying to "reverse the 2016 election," adding that they continue to demand President Trump's tax returns but do not ask similar questions of the wealthy Pelosi family....
04:51, 05/10/2019

Mexico's ruling Morena party ahead in state election, preliminary result shows Mexico's ruling Morena party was ahead on Sunday in an election for the governor of the central state of Puebla, with candidate Luis Miguel Geronimo having won 42.5% of votes, with 51% of votes counted, the National Electoral Institute said....
06:00, 06/03/2019

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.        ...
01:00, 07/22/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irregularities....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who is seeking re-election....
05:34, 07/15/2019

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....
09:00, 06/13/2019

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 Hindu nationalist party won a massive victory in the country's general election....
17:17, 05/23/2019

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 almost certainly dooms the fragile governing coalition and could see Salvini's party move from a coalition partner to Italy’s sole governing party....
20:51, 08/09/2019

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Honest, intelligent and open to new ideas is how officials of India's main opposition Congress describe their leader, Rahul Gandhi, but the party's election performance has been so poor he now risks losing even his family's traditional seat....
12:51, 05/23/2019

‘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 African National Congress....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesting they should abstain, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported....
22:51, 06/20/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to unveil 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 election....
18:34, 06/16/2019

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 said....
04:00, 09/03/2019

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 weeks before an October 31 Brexit deadline....
05:51, 09/10/2019

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 him carry out his vision of Brexit. He’s locked in a face-off with lawmakers convinced that crashing out of the European Union without any formal agree...
08:34, 09/05/2019