Tag Archives: Politics of the United Kingdom

22Nov/16

Trump says Farage would be a great ambassador to Washington

Britain dismisses Donald Trump’s suggestion that Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage would be a great British ambassador to Washington.
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16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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27Jul/15

Surprise contender to lead UK’s Labour, renationalise swaths of economy

A left-wing Labour politician, often regarded as being on the fringes of the British political scene, has seen his chances of leading his party rise dramatically.

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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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08May/15

UK Polls: UKIP leader steps down

(UK POOL/ITN) – The leader of Britain’s anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has stepped down from his post after failing to win a seat in the country’s parliament, election officials said on Friday (May 8).
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08May/15

UK’s Clegg quits as Liberal Democrat leader

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns after his party’s “crushing” defeat in the UK general election.

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08May/15

London markets rally on Cameron UK election win

London’s financial markets rally on the news of David Cameron’s Conservatives shock outright win in the UK’s general election, but some residents in the capital worry what the impact of the Scottish nationalists’ huge victory will be on the rest of the country.
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