U.K. politicians in final pitch for power before election

May 6, 2015

U.K. politicians in final pitch for power before election

Britain’s political leaders launched their last day of campaigning Wednesday for the most unpredictable election in living memory, which could yield no clear winner and weeks of haggling over the next government. With neither Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives nor Ed Miliband’s Labour expected ...

Cameron in last-minute push to hold onto power

May 3, 2015

Cameron in last-minute push to hold onto power

Accused of fighting a lackluster election campaign, British Prime Minister David Cameron has turned up the passion in its dying days but risks having left it too late to convince voters. Opinion polls suggest Cameron’s center-right Conservatives may not have done enough to stay ...

Apr 26, 2015

Soccer team gaffe leaves Cameron with red face

Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to forget which soccer team he supported Saturday, drawing ridicule on social media just days ahead of an election in a country known for its love of sport. Cameron, a descendant of King William IV and an alumnus of ...

Apr 22, 2015

Britain weighs participation in Mediterranean migrant rescues

Britain said it was considering ways to help Europe’s refugee crisis on Tuesday following the Mediterranean’s worst migrant disaster. Foreign Minister Philip Hammond told the BBC he wanted a “more formidable operation on the sea,” while Prime Minister David Cameron said he wanted to ...