UK defends tough new plans for terror convicts

2020-02-04 22:00

The British government has defended proposals to extend prison sentences of convicted terrorists after two knife rampages in London -- despite warnings it could face a challenge in court.

Former UK PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit

2019-09-15 16:54

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.

UK: Brexit voter site may have been attacked

2017-04-12 18:01

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.

UK leader May accused of duplicity in run-up to Brexit vote

2016-09-25 17:50

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.

Paul Whelan: Cameron’s Brexit – Where he got it wrong

2016-09-14 17:30

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.

UK's Cameron resigns his seat in House of Commons

2016-09-12 20:11

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.

Cameron leaves with: 'I was the future once'

2016-07-13 18:02

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."

Cameron steps down, leaving legacy of failure

2016-07-12 12:40

David Cameron's political epitaph was carved in stone when he resigned the morning after Britons voted to quit the European Union.

British MPs to vote on nuclear deterrent: Cameron

2016-07-10 08:17

Britain's parliament will soon vote on renewing the Trident nuclear weapons programme says Prime Minister David Cameron.

British politicians battle to lead Brexit aftermath

2016-06-30 05:58

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.


A path to Brexit: Britain's last three elections

2019-12-12 13:24

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.

Jonathan blames Obama for 2015 election defeat

2017-04-27 19:00

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has blamed Barack Obama for his 2015 presidential election defeat to Muhammadu Buhari.

Play politics the modern way

2016-10-16 09:06

One could not help but be envious when observing how the British polity handled the post-Brexit referendum fallout.

Refugee supporters march through London

2016-09-17 19:35

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 MPs slam David Cameron over Libya chaos

2016-09-14 13:58

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.

May oficially new British prime minister

2016-07-13 19:14

Queen Elizabeth II has formally invited Theresa May to become the new premier after David Cameron left 10 Downing Street.

Cameron chairs his final cabinet meeting

2016-07-12 16:02

British Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired his final cabinet meeting before handing over power to his successor, Theresa May.

May to become British PM - Cameron

2016-07-11 17:29

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, France mark 100 years since Battle of the Somme

2016-07-01 18:54

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.

'For heaven's sake man, go' - Cameron to Corbyn

2016-06-29 19:21

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.

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