Britain’s increasingly rancorous election campaign took a bizarre turn on Thursday night when prime minister Boris Johnson refused to join other party leaders in a … Read more
Nicola Sturgeon has launched the SNP election manifesto with a pledge to “escape Brexit and put Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hands”.
The manifesto says that … Read more
As support for Pete Buttigieg surged in Iowa, the site of the first Democratic presidential primary in February, so too has his popularity among a … Read more
Former New York Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg launches Democratic presidential candidacy bid
Michael Bloomberg has officially announced he is running for president, pitting the billionaire former mayor of New York City against a crowded field of Democrats … Read more
Legislation required for Britain’s departure from the European Union will be brought back to the House of Commons before Christmas if the Conservatives win next … Read more
Record numbers of people have voted in Hong Kong’s district elections on Sunday with the total surpassing the 2015 turnout by lunchtime, The Independent (UK) … Read more
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he will adopt a “neutral stance” in a second Brexit referendum if he is elected prime minister.
Mr Corbyn confirmed … Read more
Foreign individuals and companies who buy properties in the UK will be forced to pay higher levels of stamp duty under Conservative proposals.
The Tories … Read more
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is at number one with a bullet in polls this week, including the gold-standard poll of all-important … Read more
The Conservative Party has been criticised after one of its official Twitter accounts was rebranded as a fact-checking service.
The Conservative Campaign Headquarters press office … Read more
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over Brexit in the first TV election debate of the campaign.
Mr Johnson promised to “end this national … Read more
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko maintained his hold on power after results published early on Monday (18 November) showed not a single opposition candidate had won … Read more
A senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in British politics raises serious questions about the security of next month’s … Read more
Boris Johnson has said that all Tory parliamentary candidates have vowed to vote for his Brexit deal if he wins a majority at the UK … Read more
Former US President Barack Obama has issued a warning to Democratic presidential candidates, cautioning them against policies that are not “rooted in reality”.
The former … Read more
U.K. police said Saturday they are assessing two allegations of electoral fraud, following accusations the Conservative party offered key Brexit Party members seats in the … Read more
Labour has promised to provide free “full-fibre” broadband for every home and business by part-nationalising BT.
In a speech due to be delivered in Lancaster … Read more
Croatia will hold the first round of its presidential elections on December 22, the country’s prime minister has said.
Andrej Plenkovic made the announcement on … Read more
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on Thursday dismissed demands to stand down candidates fighting the Labour Party, saying his main aim was to win seats … Read more
One of the EU’s most senior figures has intervened in Britain’s general election campaign, urging opponents of Brexit not to give up on stopping it.… Read more
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg joined the leaders of the Democratic race for president in Iowa, up 14 percentage points since August, according to … Read more
The Labour party has experienced a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber-attack” on its digital systems from an unknown source, it has said, adding that it is … Read more
Spain’s far-right Vox party more than doubled its number of lawmakers in the country’s fourth national election in four years, which delivered a deeply fragmented … Read more
Michael Bloomberg’s move to enter the Democratic presidential race could hurt the prospects of Joe Biden, as the former vice-president and early frontrunner struggles in … Read more
Romanians began voting in their presidential election on Sunday with incumbent Klaus Iohannis likely to need a runoff to secure a second term.
Reuters reports … Read more
UK parties have launched their election campaigns this week after … Read more
Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke will not stand as the party’s candidate in Dover at the General Election – and the seat will instead be … Read more
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (C) unveils Labour’s general election campaign bus in Liverpool, Britain, 07 November 2019.
Britons go to the polls on 12 … Read more
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a move that could greatly disrupt … Read more
The Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party have formed an electoral pact, agreeing not to stand against each other in dozens of seats.… Read more
British living abroad are scrambling to arrange proxy votes for December’s U.K. election to avoid ballots getting lost in the post.
Several local councils have … Read more
Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has announced he will be stepping down as an MP.
Mr Watson, who had represented West Bromwich East since 2001, … Read more
Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, said Tuesday that he won’t run in next year’s Polish presidential … Read more
Former chancellor Philip Hammond will stand down as an MP after announcing he won’t contest the 12 December general election.
He posted on Twitter: “It … Read more
Johnson accused of cover-up as parliamentary inquiry into Russian meddling in British elections will be published after election
A parliamentary report into Russia’s covert action in Britain will not be published until after the election – even as a peer called the delay … Read more
Jeremy Corbyn is urging voters to back him with a pledge to “get Brexit sorted” in six months if he becomes prime minister, Sky News … Read more
A woman passes in front of campaign posters of Sofia’s major candidate of Bulgaria’s centre right ruling GERB party, Yordanka Fandakova (R), in Sofia, Bulgaria, … Read more
Democrat Beto O’Rourke dropped out of the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race on Friday, saying it had become clear his campaign did not have the … Read more
Boris Johnson has rejected the suggestion from Nigel Farage and Donald Trump that he should work with the Brexit Party during the election.
The Tory … Read more