Brexit is happening: 'No ifs, no buts' Johnson maintains deal will be reached

2019-12-13 13:50

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hailed a political "earthquake" in Britain after a thumping election victory which clears the way for the country to finally leave the EU next month after years of paralysing deadlock.

Path to a softer Brexit? Analysts weigh in on UK PM's options

2019-12-13 10:56

The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a softer break with the European Union, analysts said on Friday.

#UKelections: Here's how UK markets are responding

2017-06-09 14:20

The pound has slumped, (some) stocks rallied and bond yields have edged lower as the UK’s election threw preparations for talks to exit the EU into turmoil.

Hard Brexit in doubt as UK voters reject May's strategy

2017-06-09 12:30

British voters have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s vision of a hard Brexit, potentially paving the way for a less abrasive breakup with the European Union.

Investors avoid big moves as key events draw near

2017-06-08 11:54

European stocks have risen while US futures edged higher before the ECB’s policy decision, the UK election and former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before a Senate committee.

May spars with Corbyn on terrorism as UK vote nears climax

2017-06-05 10:13

UK opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has traded blows with Prime Minister Theresa May over who has the worst record on countering terrorism.

UK voters governed by fear

2015-05-08 14:48

In a surprise landslide, the Tories have grabbed the majority in the UK Parliament. Georgina Guedes believes this is a sad reflection of the state of the country.

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UKIP wakeup for mainstream parties

2014-05-23 22:33

The first rumbles of a political earthquake promised by UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage are rippling through UK politics.


Pound surges and gilts drop as Tory landslide jolts UK assets

2019-12-13 11:08

The pound soared, gilts fell and British stocks surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a majority in the U.K. general election, raising hopes that an end to the Brexit deadlock will unlock pent-up investment flows.

Hung Parliament may be disaster for UK, businesses warn

2017-06-12 07:25

Business optimism in the UK economy has plunged after Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, less than two weeks before talks start on exiting the European Union.

May's backfire: Who could be the new Tory leader?

2017-06-09 13:42

A shocking UK election result has thrown the Conservative Party into turmoil and if history is any indication, the Tories will waste little time in seeking a new leader.

May fights for survival after Brexit ballot gamble backfires

2017-06-09 11:13

Theresa May has been battling for survival after her gamble to call an early election backfired spectacularly, casting doubt over the direction and timing of Brexit negotiations.

Hard Brexit seen as a strain on UK's tight health budget

2017-06-06 09:45

The UK’s health budget could be severely squeezed by a sharp break in ties with the European Union, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

UK parties suspend election campaign after London attack

2017-06-04 10:41

Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties have suspended national campaigning for the upcoming general election after six people died in a suspected terror attack in London.

Meet Britain's youngest MP

2015-05-08 11:46

At the age of just 20, Mhairi Black has become Britain's youngest member of parliament since 1667 in a victory which symbolises an expected nationalist landslide in Scotland.

UKIP heads for poll victory on anti-EU wave

2014-05-26 16:58

The anti-EU mood in Europe has swept Britain too, as the UK Independence Party looks set to score a historic victory in the European parliament elections.

The Clegg phenomenon

2010-04-28 12:17

I don’t know of a single political commentator who gave Nick Clegg any chance of leading his political party to victory, says Clem Sunter.

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