Tag Archives: Politics of the United Kingdom

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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08May/15

UK’s Cameron greets party workers, heads for poll win

Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at his constituency vote count, and greets party workers, after an exit poll showed his Conservatives are on track to govern Britain for another five years.

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08May/15

Nationalists set to sweep Scotland but be shut out of UK govt

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2015) (ITN) – Scottish nationalists could take nearly every seat in Scotland but be shut out of any role in the British government, according to an exit poll after voting ended in Britain’s national election on Thursday (May 7).
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08May/15

UKIP’s Farage unfazed by exit poll, Johnson feels positive

Nigel Farage, the leader of the Euro-sceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) puts on a brave face as his seat in parliament is believed to be far from certain, after vowing to step down as party leader if he doesn’t win his seat. London mayor Boris Johnson says the exit poll is positive but celebrations are premature until final results are released.

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05May/15

Hung parliament looms despite parties’s final efforts to win majority two days before elections

The leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour parties directly appeal to voters, in the final push of Britain’s 2015 election campaign.

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23Feb/15

Senior UK lawmakers deny wrongdoing over “cash for access” report

Two former British foreign ministers deny wrongdoing after undercover reporters film them offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company.

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