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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 on Wednesday....

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 s...
03:56, 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.’...
02:56, 05/30/2019

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....
13:14, 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....
16:28, 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....
02:42, 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....
12:00, 05/27/2019

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 -...
12:00, 05/27/2019

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....
23:15, 08/13/2019

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....
19:14, 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...
13:14, 05/17/2019

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said. ...
14:56, 06/19/2019

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....
13:56, 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....
21:28, 05/27/2019

UK's opposition Labour Party open to a Scottish independence referendum: McDonnell Britain's opposition Labour Party should allow Scotland to hold another independence referendum if the Scottish parliament votes for one, the second most powerful man in the party said....
09:28, 08/07/2019

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....
09:42, 05/17/2019

UK Labour's must back second Brexit referendum after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a second referendum, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after the party was rejected by voters angry over Brexit in European elections....
10:14, 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....
19:28, 06/19/2019

| 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....
22:14, 06/19/2019

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"....
19:14, 06/17/2019

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 ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

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....
11:56, 04/30/2019

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....
22:56, 07/08/2019

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....
10:28, 05/26/2019

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner 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....
17:56, 06/09/2019

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"....
22:56, 09/11/2019

#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....
14:42, 05/29/2019

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....
19:56, 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....
04:00, 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

Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn Tom Watson is today on course to trigger a fresh with Jeremy Corbyn as he demands the party backs another Brexit referendum before any general election....
07:42, 09/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performance....
04:00, 05/29/2019

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....
07:42, 09/11/2019

UK's Labour Party want rebel bill to pass before backing election Britain's opposition Labour Party will not back a vote later on Wednesday to hold an election and would ideally like to pass legislation that seeks to prevent a no-deal Brexit before backing a new parliamentary poll....
17:14, 09/04/2019

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....
14:00, 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....
15:14, 05/17/2019

Britain’s Labour Party to do ‘everything necessary’ to stop no-deal Brexit LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Monday. Lawmakers opposed to the possibility of Britain leaving the E...
02:00, 09/02/2019

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....
07:00, 05/27/2019

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....
09:14, 06/07/2019

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....
03:00, 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....
15:28, 05/09/2019

UK’s Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign LONDON (AP) — 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. Britain was supposed to have left the European Union by now...
15:14, 05/09/2019

UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’ LONDON (AP) — UK talks on compromise Brexit deal end without agreement as Labour leader says they have ‘gone as far as they can’...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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....
09:42, 08/29/2019

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....
09:28, 09/04/2019

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 ...
16:56, 07/17/2019

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 U...
17:42, 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....
14:14, 09/07/2019

Brexit news latest: 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....
23:00, 09/02/2019

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....
02:00, 09/03/2019

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....
18:14, 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 quick...
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....
02:28, 07/09/2019

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....
16:00, 09/04/2019

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....
14:14, 05/27/2019

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...
12:42, 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....
04:42, 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...
07:42, 06/13/2019

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......
08:00, 06/07/2019

Milkshake thrown at Brexit party leader Farage UK Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake during a campaign visit to Newcastle in northern England on Monday. (May 20)        ...
17:56, 05/20/2019

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. ...
23:42, 05/17/2019

Thai election body advises disqualifying major party leader BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has recommended the leader of major political party opposed to military rule be barred from taking his seat in the soon-to-be-convened parliament because he is accused of violating electoral rules b...
13:00, 05/16/2019

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
00:00, 06/03/2019

UK's Brexit Party maintains big lead in EU election poll Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has kept a big lead over both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party in a poll on voting intentions for the European elections....
22:56, 05/18/2019

Brexit Party leader Farage says PM May misjudged mood of Britain Nigel Farage, one of the faces of Britain's Brexit campaign, said Prime Minister Theresa May had misjudged the mood of the country, after she resigned on Friday....
13:00, 05/24/2019

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....
17:14, 06/07/2019

'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 platfo...
14:28, 05/01/2019

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 ne...
11:14, 05/27/2019

Brexit Party Falls Short in Its First Parliamentary Election Challenge The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party fended off the upstart euroskeptic Brexit Party during a by-election touted as a litmus test for a protest movement that threatens to reshape British politics....
14:28, 06/07/2019

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 ...
00:28, 06/02/2019

British-Asian Labour MEP told to go home by 'Brexit Party' supporters 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....
15:42, 05/27/2019

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....
10:00, 06/04/2019

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....
06:14, 04/30/2019

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....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party ‘doing well’ as European election results pour in NIGEL Farage’s Brexit Party is on course for a solid victory in the European Elections as both Labour and the Conservatives appear to have suffered a massive public backlash....
02:28, 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....
22:28, 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"....
16:14, 08/12/2019

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....
19:00, 04/30/2019

'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....
07:56, 05/26/2019

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 Uni...
21:00, 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 parti...
06:28, 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....
05:56, 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....
22:00, 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"....
14:00, 05/05/2019

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....
14:00, 05/21/2019

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....
02:14, 09/12/2019

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....
12:14, 05/29/2019

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....
14:42, 05/04/2019

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....
20:14, 05/27/2019

Exiled West Papuan leader: 'A referendum is the only solution' DW spoke with Benny Wenda about escalating conflict in Indonesia after authorities called Papuan students monkeys. Wenda said the region has been colonized twice over with epidemic police brutality and military violence....
10:14, 09/02/2019

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....
12:14, 06/01/2019

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....
18:28, 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....
01:42, 09/14/2019

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....
07:42, 09/11/2019

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:28, 05/27/2019

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....
06:14, 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....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Romanians punish ruling party in anti-graft referendum, EU poll Romanians overwhelmingly rejected measures seen as making it harder to tackle rampant state corruption in a non-binding referendum on Sunday, dealing a double blow to the ruling Social Democrats (PSD) who also lost support in European elections....
22:28, 05/26/2019

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....
14:28, 07/09/2019

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....
06:42, 06/19/2019

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 Br...
21:28, 05/21/2019

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....
18:42, 05/17/2019

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...
20:42, 06/01/2019

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...
11:28, 08/11/2019

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....
08:00, 05/24/2019

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...
01:14, 05/22/2019

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 ...
02:56, 09/11/2019

Corbyn vows to put 'sensible' Brexit deal to voters in referendum Labour leader says as PM he would ‘carry out whatever the people decide’ in second EU referendum with remain as an optionJeremy Corbyn: only Labour will give the people a final say on BrexitJeremy Corbyn has set out the four pillars of a “sensible” B...
21:56, 09/17/2019

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....
20:42, 05/21/2019

Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron BanksDowning Street lo...
18:14, 05/21/2019

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 r...
23:56, 05/27/2019

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....
20:56, 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 ...
23:42, 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....
11:00, 08/31/2019

Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorateThe obscene sight of Tory leadership candidates splashing out cash by the bucketload is just one of the head-clutching, this-ca...
21:28, 06/17/2019

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....
10:14, 05/07/2019

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....
12:00, 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....
12:42, 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....
13:14, 09/11/2019

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"....
02:28, 05/12/2019

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....
12:14, 07/16/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:56, 05/13/2019

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....
05:14, 07/14/2019

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....
15:14, 05/29/2019

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....
11:56, 09/14/2019

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....
02:42, 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....
02:56, 07/11/2019

"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 ......
07:28, 08/14/2019

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....
00:14, 06/13/2019

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtism 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...
14:28, 07/17/2019

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism LONDON (AP) — Britain’s human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country’s main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism. The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party ...
15:14, 05/28/2019

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....
01:28, 09/08/2019

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....
13:00, 05/20/2019

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....
14:42, 05/21/2019

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....
14:00, 05/08/2019

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....
13:28, 05/09/2019

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 exist...
00:14, 07/30/2019

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....
02:28, 05/24/2019

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 ...
23:28, 07/06/2019

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....
15:56, 05/02/2019

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....
09:56, 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....
00:42, 04/29/2019

Johnson set for another Commons defeat as Labour snub election - for now Boris Johnson will attempt to trigger a general election today after MPs - including 21 rebels from within his own party - inflicted a stinging defeat on him....
11:28, 09/04/2019

Get rid of PM's 'populist cabal', Labour's Corbyn backs new UK election Britain's Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday his opposition Labour Party wants a new election above all else to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "phony, populist cabal", renewing his support for moves to stop a no-deal Brexit....
16:14, 09/02/2019

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour over EU election vote Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the party after admitting to voting Liberal Democrat in the European elections last week....
15:00, 05/28/2019

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....
21:42, 09/04/2019

Labour wants no-deal bill implemented before UK election: Reynolds says Britain's opposition Labour Party wants a bill blocking a no-deal Brexit to be implemented before there can be an election, junior finance spokesman Jonathan Reynolds said....
17:14, 09/04/2019

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...
03:14, 06/11/2019

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"....
18:56, 06/04/2019

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....
18:56, 05/03/2019

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in ...
00:14, 06/18/2019

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....
15:00, 04/29/2019

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....
13:56, 05/12/2019

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"....
18:56, 06/30/2019

Cabinet to discuss whether to axe Brexit talks with Labour 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....
11:14, 05/14/2019

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....
05:14, 06/08/2019

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....
11:42, 05/24/2019

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....
18:00, 07/19/2019

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....
22:28, 06/26/2019

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
18:56, 06/27/2019

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....
15:42, 09/11/2019

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....
14:00, 08/21/2019

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....
04:00, 05/29/2019

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....
01:42, 05/18/2019

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...
00:00, 08/30/2019

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....
20:14, 07/03/2019

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....
22:28, 05/07/2019

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...
21:56, 07/21/2019

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."...
15:28, 05/27/2019

Labour's Corbyn tells UK PM May: Move your Brexit red lines The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said Prime Minister Theresa May must move her red lines if there was any chance of a breakthrough on Brexit....
13:28, 05/09/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
16:00, 05/14/2019

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....
00:56, 05/30/2019

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....
12:00, 05/04/2019

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....
21:42, 04/28/2019

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....
13:56, 05/12/2019

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....
07:28, 05/07/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not meet Labour's conditions, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday....
02:42, 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...
20:28, 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 off...
03:42, 05/06/2019

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....
15:56, 05/07/2019

UK Conservatives' Brexit talks with Labour 'constructive and detailed' Talks held on Tuesday between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit were "constructive and detailed", a Downing Street spokesman said....
21:28, 05/07/2019

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....
15:14, 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 Unio...
11:56, 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....
13:56, 05/05/2019

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....
04:42, 05/05/2019

Both Labour and the Tories have gone awol on Brexit | Matthew d’Ancona One party insists Brexit is a distraction, the other is fixated on a leadership contest. But for the voters there is no exit hatchIn her book Wilful Blindness, Margaret Heffernan writes that we “mostly admit the information that makes us feel great a...
13:56, 05/13/2019

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....
13:28, 07/10/2019

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....
11:56, 06/12/2019

Tony Blair warns UK Labour: Don't fall into election "elephant trap" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is laying an election "elephant trap" for the opposition Labour Party that it should avoid, former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair warned on Monday....
13:00, 09/02/2019

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
11:42, 05/26/2019

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....
23:56, 05/11/2019

Only Labour will give the people a final say on Brexit | Jeremy Corbyn Boris Johnson will crash Britain out of the EU. The Lib Dems will overturn the 2016 referendum. But I’ll deliver a public voteBoris Johnson and the Conservatives are threatening to drive our country over a no-deal cliff edge in six weeks’ time. He ha...
21:56, 09/17/2019

Ruth Davidson says Tories and Labour getting closer to Brexit deal Scottish Tory leader calls for compromise and pitches for non-nationalist voteRuth Davidson has said she believes Labour and the Tories are close to striking a deal over Brexit, and said both parties must compromise or face huge losses in the Europea...
19:14, 05/04/2019

Britain's Labour is confident parliament can stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party is confident that parliament can prevent a government trying to take the country out of the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday....
14:56, 06/26/2019

UK PM May's office: significant work to do to reach Brexit compromise with Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour party have significant work to do to reach a unified way forward to break a parliamentary impasse over Brexit, her spokesman said on Thursday....
13:28, 05/09/2019

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....
18:00, 06/11/2019

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....
13:00, 05/18/2019

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...
00:56, 08/18/2019

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical 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 before she leaves office....
19:14, 05/19/2019

UK's May under growing pressure to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
10:42, 05/14/2019

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....
17:28, 06/12/2019

UK Conservatives resume Brexit talks with Labour amid low expectations Britain's Conservative government held what it called "constructive and detailed" talks with the opposition Labour Party on Tuesday as the two sides struggle to break a parliamentary deadlock over the country's exit from the European Union....
22:56, 05/07/2019

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....
12:28, 05/27/2019

Theresa May blames Labour divisions for collapse of Brexit talks PM says party’s conflict over second referendum made compromise deal impossible Follow all the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has blamed Labour’s divisions over a second referendum for the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks, after J...
15:28, 05/17/2019

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....
16:56, 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....
21:42, 04/29/2019

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 Sunda...
11:14, 06/16/2019

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....
04:00, 05/29/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to the U.K. next month on a state visit....
01:00, 05/15/2019

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....
16:42, 09/02/2019

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....
22:14, 05/13/2019

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....
01:28, 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....
10:42, 09/05/2019

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....
16:00, 05/14/2019

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 cust...
21:28, 05/01/2019

Message of local UK elections is sort out Brexit: Labour's finance spokesman The message from the early results of local elections in England is that Britain's exit from the European Union needs to be resolved, the finance spokesman of the opposition Labour Party said on Friday....
11:00, 05/03/2019

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 L...
10:56, 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......
15:56, 05/19/2019

UK's May presses Labour to reach Brexit deal, but leaks jeopardize talks British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday stepped up calls for 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....
16:28, 05/05/2019

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 prepare...
09:56, 08/15/2019

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....
21:00, 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....
16:42, 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....
11:26, 04/30/2019

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....
16:28, 05/05/2019

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....
23:28, 08/05/2019

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....
02:42, 09/01/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been punished by voters in local election...
14:14, 05/03/2019

Ex-UK finance minister, Labour plot ways to block no-deal Brexit: paper Former British finance minister Philip Hammond, who quit the government last week before Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, has held secret talks with the opposition Labour Party about how to stop a no-deal Brexit, a newspaper said....
03:00, 07/28/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rushing into a no-deal exit that could trigger an election that would propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
10:28, 06/06/2019

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 stock...
09:00, 08/01/2019

#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....
14:42, 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....
14:28, 07/22/2019

PMQs: May faces Corbyn amid claims she is preparing for Brexit deal with Labour - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and May giving evidence on Brexit to the Commons liaison committee 12.51pm BST Labour’s Diana Johnson asks why Ireland has been so mu...
14:28, 05/01/2019

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....
05:14, 05/14/2019

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

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....
13:00, 07/11/2019

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....
15:42, 06/23/2019

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....
08:42, 05/04/2019

"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....
19:42, 06/14/2019

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report that she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country...
12:42, 05/29/2019

The Latest: May To Step Down As Party Leader On June 7 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit and Britain’s political crisis (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Theresa May says she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. S...
11:42, 05/24/2019

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday after Andrea Nahles resigned as SPD leader....
14:00, 06/03/2019

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' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
16:56, 05/31/2019

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....
23:28, 05/27/2019

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 th...
20:56, 06/07/2019

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....
03:28, 04/29/2019

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....
14:56, 05/15/2019

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......
14:14, 05/24/2019

UK’s Conservative Party to choose new leader by late July LONDON (AP) — 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. May is stepping down as party leader on Friday after failing to ...
12:28, 06/05/2019

Algeria’s ruling FLN party elects new leader: state TV Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected Mohamed Djemai, a 50-year-old businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday....
20:42, 04/30/2019

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....
04:28, 06/02/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader BANGKOK (AP) — 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. The vote on Wednesday by members of the Dem...
15:28, 05/15/2019

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....
12:14, 06/05/2019

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....
05:42, 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...
04:28, 04/29/2019

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......
11:56, 06/16/2019

Factbox: Party time - EU election line-ups EU citizens will elect a new European Parliament next week. National parties line up in pan-EU groups. These could change after the vote, but in the outgoing legislature the eight groups are:...
14:28, 05/16/2019

Macron's party falls behind Le Pen's far right in EU election poll The party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's REM party, an Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
21:00, 05/05/2019

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....
13:00, 05/24/2019

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....
14:42, 05/14/2019

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?...
14:56, 06/05/2019

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....
22:14, 06/19/2019

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......
19:14, 07/06/2019

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, ...
19:14, 06/08/2019

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 Mer...
18:00, 06/09/2019

BJP Forms New Parliamentary Party Executive, PM Modi Leader In Lok Sabha The BJP today announced its parliamentary party executive committee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its leader in Lok Sabha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as the deputy leader....
15:42, 06/12/2019

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 Movem...
02:28, 08/22/2019

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......
10:56, 06/21/2019

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 ...
17:42, 06/09/2019

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....
08:42, 05/04/2019

CBI Books Former Samajwadi Party Leader Ateeq Ahmad For Extortion The CBI has booked former lawmaker Ateeq Ahmad and others for allegedly planning the abduction of a Lucknow-based businessman to extort money from him and take over his business, officials said today....
15:28, 06/13/2019

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.”...
21:56, 07/03/2019

Michael Gove to become eighth candidate for Conservative Party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove is due to enter the race to be next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter....
10:28, 05/26/2019

Algeria’s ruling party 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....
21:28, 04/30/2019

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....
18:56, 06/07/2019

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....
20:14, 06/07/2019

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....
16:28, 09/14/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has taken over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her previous insistence that she wouldn’t join the Cabinet...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Mayawati's Party Appoints Uttar Pradesh MP As Its Leader In Lok Sabha The Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday made its Jaunpur MP Shyam Singh Yadav its legislature party leader in the Lok Sabha, while appointing Ambedkar Nagar MP Ritesh Pandey as the party's deputy leader......
20:14, 08/07/2019

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....
09:56, 09/02/2019

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....
12:56, 06/02/2019

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....
17:42, 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 hi...
15:14, 07/22/2019

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....
21:28, 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....
02:28, 05/13/2019

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....
22:42, 06/02/2019

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 E...
12:28, 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....
01:14, 05/22/2019

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory...
21:56, 06/05/2019

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....
03:14, 07/13/2019

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 tho...
06:00, 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....
16:42, 05/18/2019

Navjot Sidhu As Delhi Congress Chief? No Such Decision, Says Party Leader As Navjot Singh Sidhu's name circulated in various reports for Delhi Congress chief, a post vacant after veteran Sheila Dikshit's death last month, the party on Wednesday denied any such decision....
09:56, 08/01/2019

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,......
12:28, 06/01/2019

Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM: lawmaker A pro-army in Thailand will cement a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the current military junta leader in power as an elected prime minister, a lawmaker and executive board member of the party told Reuters....
17:28, 05/26/2019

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....
22:42, 08/02/2019

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country....
05:56, 07/21/2019

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....
01:00, 09/08/2019

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....
22:14, 05/28/2019

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...
17:00, 06/01/2019

Samajwadi Party Leader Kamlesh Balmiki Found Dead At Home In UP Samajwadi Party leader and former lawmaker Kamlesh Balmiki was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his home in Uttar Pradesh''s Bulandshahr district on Monday, the police said....
19:56, 05/27/2019

Algeria's ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
02:00, 05/01/2019

| 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....
10:28, 08/21/2019

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....
04:28, 05/27/2019

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....
19:42, 05/14/2019

Watson poised to trigger new Brexit row within his own party Two of Labour's most senior figures are poised to trigger a furious new Brexit row within their own party claiming a second EU referendum is the only way to break the deadlock....
10:28, 09/11/2019

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...
07:14, 05/20/2019

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...
13:42, 05/13/2019

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)    ...
05:00, 09/04/2019

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...
01:56, 05/21/2019

| 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....
08:14, 06/24/2019

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....
07:28, 07/29/2019

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....
07:42, 05/03/2019

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....
13:56, 06/05/2019

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 the country for its “ethnic community” will be on the ballot pap...
12:56, 05/05/2019

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s thunderous victory in the general elections. A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabi...
09:42, 05/24/2019

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....
02:00, 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....
18:28, 09/09/2019

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....
08:56, 07/26/2019

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....
19:14, 09/09/2019

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....
20:14, 05/11/2019

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....
13:00, 05/21/2019

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....
13:14, 06/03/2019

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......
15:42, 06/16/2019

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 ho...
06:42, 04/29/2019

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....
02:00, 09/17/2019

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....
04:56, 06/24/2019

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 ...
15:56, 07/05/2019

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....
02:00, 07/24/2019

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....
20:42, 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....
12:42, 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....
14:42, 07/08/2019

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....
22:42, 08/02/2019

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....
17:42, 05/08/2019

Former Democratic party leader Donna Brazile doesn’t blame Trump for shootings President Trump has an unlikely ally defending him against claims that his rhetoric is at fault for last week’s mass shootings: former Democratic Party head Donna Brazile. “President Trump had nothing to do with the maniac, and I’m being gracious her...
22:14, 08/10/2019

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....
14:14, 07/23/2019

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......
04:00, 09/15/2019

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....
03:42, 05/28/2019

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
11:56, 06/09/2019

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 Tues...
01:00, 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...
21:56, 07/21/2019

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 ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Britain's cross-party Brexit talks due to end soon: BBC's Watt Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will soon draw to a close after the ruling party gave up on finding a compromise to break the Brexit impasse, a BBC reporter said on Thursday....
23:28, 05/16/2019

Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK’s EU voting Britain’s governing Conservative Party is facing near-wipeout in an election to the European Parliament, as voters sick of the country’s Brexit deadlock flock to uncompromisingly pro-Brexit or pro-EU parties...
03:28, 05/27/2019

UK’s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test LONDON (AP) — Britain’s upstart Brexit Party has failed in its first attempt to win a seat in Britain’s Parliament, narrowly losing to the left-of-center Labour Party in a special election. Labour candidate Lisa Forbes won the Peterboroug...
08:14, 06/07/2019

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....
12:42, 05/21/2019

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....
21:56, 07/31/2019

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....
21:42, 04/28/2019

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 th...
14:14, 05/07/2019

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....
22:28, 05/09/2019

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....
19:28, 04/30/2019

| 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....
06:00, 05/21/2019

India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week. The battle pits Modi’...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Italy's anti-immigration Lega party enjoys EU election triumph Political analysts have described the European election as a test of Italy's anti-establishment government that has been in power for about a year....
14:56, 05/27/2019

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......
19:42, 09/17/2019

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 in the war-scarred nation....
21:28, 07/21/2019

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 p...
02:00, 09/17/2019

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...
01:28, 07/08/2019

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 one third of its seats in the Moscow city assembly, final polling data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monday, in an awkward setback for the Kremlin....
17:42, 09/09/2019

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
05:56, 07/21/2019

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. Elec...
13:00, 05/23/2019

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....
15:28, 05/25/2019

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....
03:56, 07/24/2019

Nitish Kumar's Party Can't Use Arrow Symbol In Jharkhand: Election Body Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's party Janata Dal United cannot use its arrow symbol to contest elections in Jharkhand and Maharashtra as it's similar with the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and Shiv......
10:56, 08/26/2019

'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....
12:56, 05/27/2019

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....
19:14, 06/07/2019

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem. May’s Conservatives ...
11:42, 05/28/2019

| 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....
20:56, 09/17/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson vows to get Brexit done Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
14:14, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
01:28, 07/08/2019

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whether he returns to his populist roots or moves closer to the mainstream center-left will offer a clue to...
14:00, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election 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....
20:28, 05/21/2019

Spain bars exiled ex-Catalan leader from European election Spain's electoral commission barred former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont from running in the European Parliament elections in May, he said on Monday, a day after a general election where the region's separatism has been a pivotal issue....
19:14, 04/29/2019

"Big Girl's Blouse": UK's PM Johnson Taunts Opposition Leader On Election A "chlorinated chicken" and a "big girl's blouse" - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicked off his first questions in parliament by goading opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for not backing......
18:28, 09/04/2019

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....
22:28, 06/11/2019

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....
22:00, 05/18/2019

'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. Its leader Nhongo tells DW the peace deal is invalid....
11:14, 08/29/2019

British PM 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....
11:14, 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....
23:56, 07/17/2019

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....
15:56, 05/17/2019

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....
23:14, 06/16/2019

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....
20:28, 05/20/2019

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...
16:00, 08/18/2019

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....
20:56, 05/07/2019

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....
02:28, 05/11/2019

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....
20:00, 06/04/2019

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....
14:00, 05/21/2019

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 saxopho...
14:56, 07/02/2019

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...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Winston Churchill’s grandson may be booted from Conservative Party over Brexit His grandfather Winston Churchill led Britain to victory in World War II, but Sir Nicholas Soames faces being kicked out of the Conservative Party for opposing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan. Soames, 71, told The Sun he would fight agains...
00:14, 09/04/2019

British PM Johnson threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union....
13:00, 09/02/2019

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......
17:14, 05/27/2019

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....
01:56, 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....
02:56, 06/07/2019

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....
06:42, 08/24/2019

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...
09:28, 07/08/2019

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 bl...
06:14, 06/26/2019

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....
18:14, 08/02/2019

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 rise...
21:56, 07/08/2019