Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Britain's general election on Thursday is the third in less than five years and has been described by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the most important in a generation.
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has blamed Barack Obama for his 2015 presidential election defeat to Muhammadu Buhari.
One could not help but be envious when observing how the British polity handled the post-Brexit referendum fallout.
About 20 000 pro-refugee demonstrators have paraded through London to call on Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to tackle the migrant crisis.
UK parliamentary report has found that the intervention by Britain and France to overthrow Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 directly led to the rise of the Islamic State in the region, a report says.
Queen Elizabeth II has formally invited Theresa May to become the new premier after
David Cameron left 10 Downing Street.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired his final cabinet meeting before handing over power to his successor, Theresa May.
Theresa May will become Britain's new leader on Wednesday, Prime Minister David Cameron has said, after her sole rival pulled out of a leadership race.
Britain and France have recalled the horrors of the Battle of the Somme, 100 years after their troops fought and died together in one of the defining offensives of WWI.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has told the leader of the main opposition Labour party Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing a revolt from MPs, to step down in the national interest.
Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published on Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career.
A committee of British lawmakers says the voter registration site used ahead of the UK's referendum on whether to leave the EU may have crashed because it was attacked.
A former senior British government official says Prime Minister Theresa May undermined her predecessor, David Cameron, in the run-up to Britain's June 23 referendum to leave the European Union.
David Cameron should have resigned instead of agreeing to a Brexit referendum, not after this turned out to be a wholly avoidable diversion and failure, argues an analyst.
Britain's former prime minister David Cameron has resigned his seat in the House of Commons, nearly three months after losing an EU referendum in which he had campaigned to stay in the bloc.
David Cameron has bowed out of parliament as British prime minister with a poignant echo on his own career, leaving with the line: "I was the future once."
David Cameron's political epitaph was carved in stone when he resigned the morning after Britons voted to quit the European Union.
Britain's parliament will soon vote on renewing the Trident nuclear weapons programme says Prime Minister David Cameron.
Britain's two main political parties are embroiled in leadership battles to decide who will lead the country through turbulent times in the wake of a vote to leave the European Union.
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