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British lawmaker guilty of sexually assaulting boy

April 11, 2022 10:42 pm

Imran Ahmad Khan, 48, who represents the Wakefield area in northern England, had denied the allegation but was convicted of assaulting the boy at a house in 2008.

Britain’s Conservatives lose ‘safe’ seat, dealing blow to Boris Johnson

December 18, 2021 11:27 am

The victorious Liberal Democrat candidate, Helen Morgan, overturned a majority of almost 23,000 won by the former Conservative lawmaker, Owen Paterson at the last general election, in 2019.

Controversies over Islamophobia dog Canada's Conservatives

September 12, 2021 9:43 am

A Conservative candidate in Nova Scotia apologized for social media posts that weighed in on sharia law and backed banning the burqa worn by some Muslim women.

A rebellion is stirring in Boris Johnson’s backyard

July 25, 2021 10:21 am

When Johnson won a landslide general election victory in 2019, he retained the support of many university-educated professionals in southern England who lean center-right but did not support Brexit.

Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn? What the latest polls and bookies say about the UK elections

December 12, 2019 2:52 pm

A day ahead of elections in the UK, here's what opinion polls and bookies are saying about who is likely to win.

Explained: Boris Johnson — the man and his policy positions

July 24, 2019 11:38 am

In the run-up to the leadership election of the Conservative Party, he repeatedly promised that he would ensure that the UK leaves the European Union by the October 31 deadline, with no further delays.

Explained: 1.6 lakh Conservative Party members vote to decide next British PM

July 08, 2019 6:25 pm

1.6 lakh Conservative Party members would choose their new leader: a first of its kind moment in British history where the PM would be decided by such a small fraction of the country’s population.

Explained: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor?

May 30, 2019 2:53 pm

The party has around 160,000 members. It said hustings would take place during this final stage and non-members would also be given the chance to meet and question candidates.

Out of my mind: The meltdown in Britain

March 17, 2019 12:54 am

History has crippled politics. But don’t worry. The UK remains the fifth largest economy in the world.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May avoids London wipeout in local elections

May 04, 2018 2:29 pm

May will remain under pressure from rival Conservative factions: those who want to keep close ties with the EU by staying in the customs union, and others who say anything short of a clean break is a betrayal of the Brexit referendum result.