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Liberal Democrat Chuka Umunna:  the party is preparing for another hung parliament. Photograph: Getty Images

The event at the Glaziers’ Hall near London Bridge was billed as the launch of the Liberal Democrats’ policy on equality and human rights but its real(...)

SNP leader and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, launching the party’s general election campaign in Edinburgh on Friday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon has opened the door to an alliance with Labour after the general election if Jeremy Corbyn agrees to a second referendum on Scottish i(...)

Boris Johnson leaves number 10 Downing Street  to meet with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and request the dissolution of Parliament. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen

Boris Johnson faces into next month’s general election with a double-digit Conservative poll lead over Labour and a simple promise to “get Brexit done(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech on Brexit in Harlow, Essex, on Tuesday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Boris Johnson will launch the Conservative general election campaign on Wednesday with a warning that a vote for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could put(...)

Leader of Liberal Democratic Party Jo Swinson. Photograph:  Hollie Adams/EPA

The Liberal Democrats will not help Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn become British prime minister after next month’s election, leader Jo Swinson said on Tuesda(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson blames his opposition Labour rival for Britain’s failure to leave the European Union by Thursday’s deadline. Photograph: Aaron Chown/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has apologised to the Tory members who elected him leader for failing on his “do-or-die” promise to implement Brexit by Halloween. The (...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Conservative leader Boris Johnson. Photograph: PA/AFP

There was an elegiac quality to exchanges in the House of Commons this week as MPs paid tribute to Speaker John Bercow, who has left after 10 years in(...)

Do or die? UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Tuesday night’s overwhelming vote in favour of a December election, by a margin of 438 to 20, concealed the anxiety gnawing at MPs on both sides of th(...)

Boris Johnson is expected to call on MPs once again to support his quest for a pre-Christmas election in order to break the Brexit deadlock. Photograph by HO/PRU/AFP/ Getty Images)

MPs in the House of Commons have voted for a UK general election to be held on December 12th. The vote, on the Early Parliamentary General Election B(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson during Monday’s debate in the House of Commons.

Boris Johnson knew long before Monday’s vote on his motion calling for an early general election that he would not win the two-thirds majority he need(...)

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