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UK could be heading for hung parliament

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be gunning for a stronger mandate in Thursday's general election, but a seat projection has not ruled out his Conservative party failing to regain its parliamentary majority.

UK parties offer different plans to revive economy

The UK economy ground to a halt in the three months leading up to the end of October, official data show. The political parties competing in Thursday's high-stakes general election are promising to fix that — but the impact of their policies is far from certain.

UK media outlets can't find candidates worth endorsing

A handful of influential UK news outlets are showing their disgust with the state of politics by choosing not to endorse any political party ahead of a general election that could have profound implications for the country.

Boris Johnson replaced by ice sculpture

Boris Johnson was criticized by party leaders and represented by a dripping ice sculpture after refusing to appear in a televised election debate focusing on climate change.

Boris Johnson promises holiday Brexit vote

Boris Johnson promised a new vote on his Brexit deal by Christmas and a raft of funding pledges if the Conservatives win Britain's general election, as he launched the party's manifesto launch on Sunday.

Nigel Farage makes huge Brexit concession

Nigel Farage, a man who many believe Brexit wouldn't have happened without, has declared that his Brexit Party will not field candidates at the UK's forthcoming election in seats currently held by Boris Johnson's Conservatives.

UK election campaign is getting messy

Who'd be a politician in 2019? If the first week of the UK's snap election campaign has been anything to go by, it's the easiest way to guarantee your personal history being raided and your worst secrets splashed across the pages of national newspapers.

British Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson to stand down

The deputy leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said Wednesday that he would stand down both from his frontline position and as a lawmaker at the country's forthcoming general election on December 12, citing "personal not political" reasons.

Britain on course for December general election

The stage has been set for a December general election in the UK after the opposition Labour Party swung behind the move, potentially paving a course out of the country's paralyzing political impasse.