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  • The players and key issues driving Britain's elections Thursday

    The players and key issues driving Britain's elections Thursday
    The long campaign that culminates in Britain's national elections Thursday has been filled with drama. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party has been touting low unemployment and other economic virtues as a reason for voters to...
  • Why Obama cares about the U.K. elections

    WASHINGTON The White House doesn't get involved in other countries' elections. President Barack Obama has said so himself, and he and his team take care to avoid any appearance of meddling. That said, the folks at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, from the...
  • Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival

    Britain's political leaders visited factories, farms, supermarkets and schools Wednesday on the final day of campaigning before an election predicted to be excruciatingly close and frustratingly indecisive. The election race drew to a bumpy close for the...
  • Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival

    Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival
    As Britain's political leaders spent a final day campaigning Wednesday, the election race drew to a bumpy close for the U.K. Independence Party, which suspended a candidate for saying he would shoot his Conservative opponent. Robert Blay, who was...
  • Tired of the world, the British go to vote

    Tired of the world, the British go to vote
    A pop quiz ahead of Thursday's national elections in Britain: Can you identify which two of the following three topics have been major campaign issues? The economy. Russia's incursion into Ukraine. Bacon sandwiches. Maybe you guessed it. There's...
  • Rise of Scottish National Party is transforming Britain's elections

    Rise of Scottish National Party is transforming Britain's elections
    When Britain’s national elections are held Thursday, there's a solid chance John Alexander will opt for the Scottish National Party, the group that led September’s failed separatist campaign, even though he favors unity. Like many voters...
  • Who is David Cameron? Elusive leader at heart of UK election

    David Cameron is fighting for his political life in Britain's election. But it sure doesn't look like it. For much of the month-long campaign, Cameron has appeared relaxed — even disengaged. Critics say Cameron doesn't seem as hungry to win as...
  • Britain's election: A muddle across the pond

     Britain's election: A muddle across the pond
    Americans exasperated by the gridlock in Washington sometimes look enviously at Britain, where the parliamentary system combines executive and legislative duties and the prime minister almost always gets his or her way. Unlike a president who may face a...
  • UK election hopefuls burn rubber in final campaign push

    Britain's political leaders crisscrossed the country Tuesday in a frenetic last dash to convert undecided voters, with less than 48 hours to go until an election likely to produce no outright winner. Polls put the Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck,...
  • British markets bracing for post-election uncertainty

    British financial markets could be headed for choppy waters after Thursday's general election, as investors face the prospect of it taking days — even weeks — to form a new government. In the past five weeks, investors have held off making...
  • 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...