The British press presents the main messages following Boris Johnson’s success in Thursday’s elections.
Boris Johnson is dreaming of a “re-United Kingdom” according to the … Read more
More voters turned against Labour because of Jeremy Corbyn rather than Brexit, according a poll probing the reasons for the party’s greatest electoral defeat in … Read more
Sky News reports that the Conservatives have won the general election and Boris Johnson will enjoy a commanding House of Commons majority, the broadcasters’ exit poll … Read more
An Algerian court jailed two former prime ministers for corruption, two days before a presidential election which protesters want cancelled.
Ahmed Ouyahia, who was prime … Read more
Boris Johnson is on course to win a small 28-seat majority in the U.K. general election, according to a major eve-of-election poll.
YouGov’s second seat … Read more
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to raise teacher pay, stressing that educators need to be paid “like doctors” and honored “like soldiers.”
POLITICO reports that … Read more
Corbyn defends decision to share leaked documents on NHS despite Russian interference campaign links
Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party’s decision to share leaked documents on the NHS despite them being linked to a Russian interference campaign, Sky News … Read more
The social media company Reddit said that it had detected a suspected Russian disinformation campaign on the site intended to spread confidential U.K. government documents … Read more
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit in the final head-to-head debate before the 12 December election.
For two politicians who pride themselves on … Read more
The leader of Britain’s pro-European Liberal Democrats has suggested she could work with the opposition Labour party to stop Brexit if it removed its leader … Read more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to an opinion poll published by Savanta ComRes … Read more
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