Seventeen people have been arrested during an unplanned protest against the re-election of Britain’s conservative prime minister. Demonstrators
‘Competence versus chaos:’ the slogan believed to have boosted David Cameron to a second term in power as prime minister of the UK.
It appears Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has paid a heavy price for joining a coalition with the Conservatives as his party was virtually
Scottish Nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon may not have a share of power in a Labour coalition government as she had hoped, but the election was a
The 2015 British election has thrown up a stunning result that confounded the opinion polls and returned David Cameron and his Conservatives to
To cries from the audience of “Bye Nigel” the Ukip leader Nigel Farage failed in his bid to become an MP, but the wrecking ball he launched into
UK Prime Minister David Cameron promised a referendum on EU membership if he won a second term in office. Eurosceptism remains high in Britain with
It has been a disastrous night for the Labour party in Britain who suffered a crushing defeat in the election. In light of his party’s poor showing
Across the UK the media is reacting to the shock result of a Conservative majority in the 2015 general election. Here’s what some of them are
One of the election results that was no surprise was the hammering dealt out to the Liberal Democrats, but it was a disaster of epic proportions for
This week on Europe Weekly, we recap the UK general election results and a promised referendum on its EU membership. Ahead of the eurozone finance
Here we take a look at the big stories from this exceptionally unpredictable general election.
Smashing all expectations the
It was an eventful night in the UK election, here’s a wrap-up of some of the more quirky and unexpected details. 1: There’s a big mismatch between
Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, and his wife Marina Wheeler leave a polling station in Islington, north London, after casting their votes in the
Below is a list of some of the best-known MPs who have lost their seats in the 2015 UK general election.
Ed Balls , Labour, former Chancellor of
Nationalists are on course for a landslide win in Scotland, obliterating the opposition. The Scottish National Party has taken a string of seats
Sweeping success is predicted for Scottish nationalists, as part of Britain’s elections. The Scottish National Party is set to take 58 out of 59
As counting begins in the UK general election, an exit poll forecasts a shock lead for the Conservatives, although a hung parliament could still be on the cards.
David Cameron’s Conservatives won an unexpectedly big victory in the UK’s general election, after nationalists took hold in Scotland. It was
Boris Johnson may have hoped to amble quietly to the polling station to cast his ballot in his Islington consitituency in north London, but it turned
The incumbent British Prime Minister David Cameron put on a brave face as he turned out to vote in the UK’s most unpredictable election in decades
With just 8% of the British population the Scottish vote is proving key in an election that is too close to call.
People are reporting larger queues than they have ever seen before at some of the 50,000 polling stations now open across the UK. That is on top of
UK elections used to be simple. On the whole people would vote for one of the two main parties, and newspapers would grandly state which one they
The weeks of campaigning have ended and it’s now time to decide. Millions of UK voters go to ballot boxes today to decide who will lead the country
The UK general election of 2015 looks set to be the tightest for generations – it’s also generating more discussion, debate and sometimes pure