Tag Archives: Ed Miliband

14Sep/15

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hounded by media over his shadow cabinet choices

Britain’s new opposition Labour leader defends his shadow cabinet picks against criticism there aren’t enough women in the top jobs, despite there being more women than men at the top table for the first time in history.

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06Sep/15

Miliband urges U.S. to play bigger role in refugee crisis

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says the U.S. should play a leadership role in helping deal with the refugee crisis engulfing Europe and the Middle East.

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27Jul/15

Surprise contender to lead UK’s Labour, renationalise swaths of economy

A left-wing Labour politician, often regarded as being on the fringes of the British political scene, has seen his chances of leading his party rise dramatically.

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08May/15

UK’s Clegg quits as Liberal Democrat leader

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg resigns after his party’s “crushing” defeat in the UK general election.

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08May/15

UK Labour leader Miliband resigns after defeat

Ed Miliband, the leader of the British Labour party, offers his resignation and accepts defeat a day after Thursday’s (May 7) general election

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08May/15

Nationalists set to sweep Scotland but be shut out of UK govt

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2015) (ITN) – Scottish nationalists could take nearly every seat in Scotland but be shut out of any role in the British government, according to an exit poll after voting ended in Britain’s national election on Thursday (May 7).
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08May/15

UK’s Cameron close to majority after election: exit poll

Voting has now closed in the UK’s general election…

…and an exit poll is showing Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives on track to win the most seats.

But the party will be just shy of an outright majority.
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07May/15

The most dangerous woman in Britain?

(REUTERS / ITN POOL) -Princess Leia of Star Wars … well, perhaps she’s not.

But the force certainly does seem to be with Nicola Sturgeon.
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05May/15

Hung parliament looms despite parties’s final efforts to win majority two days before elections

The leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour parties directly appeal to voters, in the final push of Britain’s 2015 election campaign.

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23Feb/15

Senior UK lawmakers deny wrongdoing over “cash for access” report

Two former British foreign ministers deny wrongdoing after undercover reporters film them offering their services to a fictitious Chinese company.

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