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Conservative Party (UK)

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  • Political labels depend on location

    It is interesting to observe how political labels are used across the United States and around the world, as if these labels meant the same thing regardless of location. For example, a conservative in Louisiana is very different from a conservative in New...
  • 'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: General haunted by agonizing choice

    'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: General haunted by agonizing choice
    Driven to near-insanity by an agonizing decision he must make, Gen. George Washington (Ian Kahn) enlists the aid of his trusted servant Billy Lee (Gentry White) on “Valley Forge,” Episode 207 of AMC’s “TURN: Washington’s...
  • Best bets for May 24

    Best bets for May 24
    Music Best of the Best: The ninth annual Caribbean show features a lineup of reggae, dancehall and soca artists. Headlining are Shabba Ranks, Josey Wales, Capleton, Beenie Man, Lady Saw (Marion Hall), Sanchez, Wayne Wonder, Tiger, Morgan Heritage,...
  • Frida Ghitis: Learning from errors of pollsters

    Spare a thought for the pollsters and pundits now occupied with the unpleasant task of wiping egg off their faces. The outcomes of a couple of recent parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom and in Israel have left the professional predictors licking...
  • The British elections

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- "Shocked," "surprised," "stunned" were some of the words used by broadcasters, columnists, political "experts" and pollsters when a Conservative Party victory was forecast by exit polls on election night. Former Liberal...
  • Britain's Osborne spells out mandate on EU referendum

    Emboldened by his party's election triumph, Britain's finance minister said Tuesday his government has a "very clear mandate" to change the terms of the country's membership in the European Union before it holds a referendum on whether to leave the bloc...
  • J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'

    J.K. Rowling slams Twitter 'bullies'
    "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling fired back at a number of Twitter "bullies" who lobbed personal attacks at the author after last week's elections in Britain. Rowling received a stream of abusive tweets after the election results, mostly from...
  • Britain's UKIP says it rejects party leader's resignation

    Nigel Farage, the vocal opponent of British European Union membership and unchecked immigration, will remain as leader of the UK Independence Party after the party rejected his post-election resignation, it said Monday. UKIP chairman Steve Crowther...
  • Despite majority, UK's Cameron faces Conservative rebellion

    Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives may have won the British election and ushered their coalition partner out the door, but that doesn't mean it's all smooth sailing for his government for the next five years. With influential Euroskeptics...
  • Scotland tense ahead of United Kingdom elections this week

    Scotland tense ahead of United Kingdom elections this week
    With only a few days to go until the United Kingdom's national elections, tensions are simmering in Scotland. The heads of the two leading parties in Scotland — battered Labor and the ascendant Scottish National Party — took shots at each...
  • US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

    The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market. The surge was enough to push two of the three major U.S indexes to gains for the week. Investors were encouraged that U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs...