ARTICLES RELATING TO UK 2015 ELECTIONS

Cameron outlines his plans for the UK in Queen's Speech

2015-05-27 14:19

Britain's first all-Conservative government in two decades has unveiled its plans for power, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland more autonomy and toughen immigration policies.

Britain's battered Labour struggles for new direction

2015-05-11 17:38

Britain's Labour opposition is facing a battle for its future direction after a bruising general election defeat, with surviving lawmakers gathering for the first time to assess the damage.

Blair: UK's Labour must reclaim centre ground

2015-05-10 14:18

Britain's Labour Party must return to the political centre ground if it is to rebuild support after suffering a crushing defeat, says former Labour prime minister Tony Blair.

Mystery of missing UK election pledge 'tombstone'

2015-05-09 16:45

The hunt was on across Britain to find the defeated Labour Party's much-derided giant monolith bearing their election pledges carved in stone.

Cameron promises EU vote, more powers for Scotland

2015-05-08 14:48

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he would press ahead with a planned referendum on the country's membership of the EU and he promised Scotland the most devolution 'anywhere in the world'.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns

2015-05-08 13:05

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has resigned his party's leadership after accepting responsibility for the 'catastrophic' loss of seats in parliamentary elections.

David Cameron now faces nationalist surge, pressure on Europe

2015-05-08 12:37

Prime Minister David Cameron's expected new five-year term could prove less stable than the outgoing one and will put Britain on a rocky course to an EU membership referendum, analysts say.

Miliband to step down after election 'humiliation'

2015-05-08 10:47

Ed Miliband is to resign as Britain's opposition Labour leader after losing a national election to Prime Minister David Cameron, the BBC reports.

Scottish National Party win big in UK election

2015-05-08 09:28

The Scottish National Party has emerged as one of the biggest winners in Britain's general election after securing 56 of the 59 parliamentary seats available in Scotland.

Cameron hopes to form a government in coming days

2015-05-08 08:50

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he hoped to form a government in the coming days after his Conservative Party enjoyed what he described as a 'very strong night'.

 

UK: Labour leadership candidate abruptly withdraws

2015-05-15 14:00

An up-and-coming British politician who said he would enter the race to replace Labour leader Ed Miliband has abruptly withdrawn from the contest.

Cameron gives Boris Johnson a political role

2015-05-11 13:16

Prime Minister David Cameron gave London Mayor Boris Johnson, a popular figure widely seen as his possible successor, a political role in government but stopped short of giving him a ministerial portfolio.

UK adjusts to new era after Cameron's victory

2015-05-10 07:26

Britain is adjusting to a new political landscape after a shock election victory for Prime Minister David Cameron.

Lion roars as Scottish nationalists score big

2015-05-08 22:19

Scotland's nationalists swept to a historic victory north of the border in Britain's general election.

Miliband concedes defeat, steps down as opposition leader

2015-05-08 13:38

British opposition leader Ed Miliband has announced his resignation as head of his centre-left Labour Party after a crushing defeat in a general election.

Nick Clegg quits after disastrous election results

2015-05-08 12:52

Britain's deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has resigned as leader of the Liberal Democrats after his party was crushed at the national election.

Ed Miliband to resign Labour leadership

2015-05-08 11:09

Labour leader Ed Miliband plans to resign following his party's poor showing in parliamentary elections, the BBC is quoting sources as saying.

David Cameron is all set to meet the Queen

2015-05-08 10:02

Prime Minister David Cameron will leave Downing Street to meet Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace at 11:30 where she is expected to formally invite him to form a new government, officials say.

Power proves toxic for Britain's Liberal Democrats

2015-05-08 09:19

Britain's Liberal Democrats had hoped that entering government for the first time five years ago would recast their image as a party that meant business. Instead, it has brought them to the brink of collapse.

London mayor Boris Johnson back in parliament

2015-05-08 08:20

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has won a Conservative safe seat in Uxbridge and South Ruislip on Friday, returning him to parliament after a seven-year absence.

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