Tag Archives: House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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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20Jul/15

UK’s Cameron unveils anti-extremism plan, urges internet firms to help

British Prime Minister David Cameron sets out a five-year strategy to tackle extremism in the country, vowing to take on those responsible for radicalising young British Muslims and demanding that internet companies do more to help.
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01Jul/15

British death toll from Tunisia attack rises to 27 – PM Cameron

The number of Britons confirmed killed by an Islamist gunman in Tunisia has risen to 27, Prime Minister David Cameron tells parliament.

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20Jun/15

Thousands gather for start of anti-austerity demonstration in central London

Thousands of protesters gather outside the Bank of England in central London to begin an anti-austerity march through the city.

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23May/15

Adams says Ireland’s ‘yes’ result “huge day for equality”

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams welcomes Ireland’s landslide ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage and says it is a “huge day for equality”.

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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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09May/15

London protesters scuffle with police at anti-Cameron rally

Protesters throw bottles and smoke bombs at riot police in central London in a demonstration against the re-election of Britain’s Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron.

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09May/15

Demonstrators protest against UK’s Conservative government

Anti-Tory protesters demonstrate against the United Kingdom’s newly-elected Conservative government in London.

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08May/15

UK’s Cameron greets party workers, heads for poll win

Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at his constituency vote count, and greets party workers, after an exit poll showed his Conservatives are on track to govern Britain for another five years.

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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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