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Switching allegiances? Brexit stirs election doubts around England

3:21pm IST

CREWE, England Jules Wilde has never voted for Britain's Conservatives and would hate to do so at the Dec. 12 election, yet for the first time in his life, the 62-year-old carer is considering backing the governing party because of Brexit. | Video

Johnson, Corbyn wage Brexit battle in final debate before UK election

07 Dec 2019

MAIDSTONE, England/LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit on Friday in the last televised debate before next week's election that will determine the path for Britain's departure from the European Union. | Video

Another day, another crisis: PM Johnson mounts defensive UK election campaign

06 Dec 2019

ROCHESTER, England Another campaign day, another crisis for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his quest to hold onto office and, as he repeated to an audience in southeastern England on Friday, to "get Brexit done" and "get Britain out of neutral".

Labour leader makes Brexit offensive ahead of UK election showdown

06 Dec 2019

DETLING, England, Dec 6 British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the Brexit offensive on Friday, seeking to hit back at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's main campaign message as they both prepared for a final TV showdown ahead of next week's election.

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

01 Dec 2019

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in London by a man jailed for terrorism who had been released early. | Video

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

01 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 1 Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison.

On the campaign trail: A Lovely Day in the UK to 'Get Breakfast Done'

28 Nov 2019

LONDON Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.

Labour's Corbyn accuses Conservatives of offering up UK health service in U.S. talks

27 Nov 2019

LONDON Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn offered on Wednesday what he described as evidence that access to Britain's state-run health service was being discussed in trade talks with the United States, handing reporters hundreds of pages of documents. | Video

Britain's chief rabbi warns 'poison' of anti-Semitism in Labour

27 Nov 2019

LONDON Britain's chief rabbi said opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unfit to be prime minister because he had failed to stem anti-Semitism "sanctioned from the top" and now gripping his party.

Labour unveils 'radical' plan to remake Britain

22 Nov 2019

BIRMINGHAM, England Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled his party's election manifesto on Thursday, setting out radical plans to transform Britain with public sector pay rises, higher taxes on companies and a sweeping nationalisation of infrastructure. | Video

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