Ed Miliband elected new leader of UK Labour Party
London, May 12 (ANI): Here are ten facts about the new Prime Minister of Britain, David Cameron, who has links to royalty and relatives in Labour Party.
Talks unravel in Britain between Labour
LONDON — Senior Labour officials said talks with the third-place Liberal Democrats on forming Britain’s next government had unraveled Tuesday - raising the prospect that Conservative leader David Cameron could soon become the country’s new prime minister.
LONDON - Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg vowed Tuesday to act quickly after Labour leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s dramatic decision to step down brought them back to the drawing board in an effort to sew up the next government in Britain.
UK’s Nick Clegg faces agonizing coalition choice
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday offered to step down as Labour Party leader if current efforts to build a new government with the Liberal Democrats were to succeed.
With government at stake, UK’s Brown to resign
UK’s Gordon Brown to resign as prime minister
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday he would step down later this year if efforts to form a government with the Liberal Democrats succeed.
UK’s Gordon Brown raises prospect of quitting
LONDON - Britain was saddled Friday with its first hung parliament since 1974 after a bitterly fought election stripped the Labour of its governing majority but left the Conservatives short of the numbers to take power on its own, forcing them to desperately hunt for allies.
Brown makes bid to remain British prime minister
NEW DELHI - The financial agenda of the government dominated the budget session of parliament which concluded Friday with 15 bills passed by both houses including a legislation to set up green courts in the country.
LONDON - Britain headed Friday to its first hung parliament since 1974 after the Labour lost its parliamentary majority and the Conservatives struggled to cross the half-way mark, leaving the Liberal Democrats to play the crucial kingmaker’s role.
Clegg: Tories should have chance to form UK gov’t
LONDON - At least three Indian origin candidates, including veteran Keith Vaz, wrested victory in the closely contested British general election polls while some of their Labour colleagues bit the dust.
LONDON - Marsha Singh, a Labour candidate of Indian origin, romped home in Bradford West constituency while sitting MP and Labour candidate Parmjit Dhanda failed to retain his Gloucester seat in the British general elections.
LONDON - Indian origin Labour candidate Virendra Sharma, formerly a bus conductor, Friday retained the Ealing Southall constituency in the British general election.
LONDON - Indian origin Labour candidate Manish Sood, who called his Labour party leader Gordon Brown “the worst prime minister”, has lost badly in the Norfolk North West constituency in Britain.
LONDON - With the Labour party suffering heavy electoral losses, Foreign Secretary David Miliband was set to challenge Prime Minister Gordon Brown for the party leadership, a report said Friday.
LONDON - Labour leader Gordon Brown, who is hoping to retain power, had lamb stew with his wife Sarah before leaving for the count.
LONDON - Labour leader Gordon Brown Friday expressed confidence in staying on in No.10 Downing Street as prime minister despite a cliffhanger election and said it was his “duty to the country” to play his part in having “a strong, stable and principled government”.
LONDON - Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz held the Leicester East constituency for the Labour party in the British general election.
LONDON - Labour seemed to be reaching out to the Liberal Democrats in an apparent last ditch bid to retain power with a senior Labour leader saying he has “no problem in principle in trying to supply this country with a strong and stable government”.
UK’s top 2 parties locked in election standoff
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown made a bold bid to cling to power early Friday even though the opposition Conservatives could emerge as the biggest party from the general election, according to exit polls.
LONDON - Conservative leader David Cameron Friday morning asked Gordon Brown to vacate No.10 Downing Street as Labour “had clearly lost its mandate to govern”.
UK’s Brown might attempt to form coalition govt
LONDON - British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Friday it was his duty to play his part in securing strong and stable government in Britain after the general election.
LONDON - Britain could be set for a change of government following a general election Thursday in which the Conservatives emerged as the biggest party, according to exit polls.
Police called in to protests at UK voting stations
UK exit polls: Tories win most seats, not majority
LONDON - Britain is set for a change of government as the opposition Conservatives emerged as the biggest party from Thursday’s general election, and the ruling Labour Party suffered major losses, according to exit polls.
Polls: Conservatives fall short of majority in UK
LONDON - Voting was under way in Britain Thursday to elect a new government with the leaders of the three main parties casting their ballot before noon.
2 former UK govt ministers challenge Gordon Brown
NEW DELHI - Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh Wednesday threw the political establishment into a bout of fevered speculation when he announced his surprise resignation as general secretary of his party and other posts, citing health reasons.