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  • 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...
  • Fallout from the election campaign complicates British politics

    Fallout from the election campaign complicates British politics
    As Britain's progressive parties scramble to recover from an electoral trouncing, the victorious Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron finds himself facing a very different challenge. Cameron rode to reelection Thursday on fears surrounding the...
  • British elections: 3 rivals quit party posts after Cameron victory

    British elections: 3 rivals quit party posts after Cameron victory
    Changes rippled across British politics Friday as Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron embraced a solid election victory and three opposition leaders found themselves out of jobs. A day after an ostensibly close United Kingdom election‎ saw the...
  • Mother's Day gifts: 14 stylish picks for budgets from $15 to $9,700

    Mother's Day gifts: 14 stylish picks for budgets from $15 to $9,700
    Mark your calendars and program your smartphones to high alert. Mother's Day is next Sunday. Honor a mom, wife, grandma (or any other leading lady who has taken you under her wing) with a thoughtfully-selected gift. Ideas abound: a Chanel "Ladies First"...
  • Conservatives look to be surprise winners in UK election

    Conservatives look to be surprise winners in UK election
    The Conservative Party surged to a surprisingly commanding lead in Britain's parliamentary election, with early returns Friday backing an exit poll's prediction that Prime Minister David Cameron would remain in his office at 10 Downing Street. The...
  • Film and TV stars shake up the British election (sort of)

    Film and TV stars shake up the British election (sort of)
    Americans are no strangers to the admixture of Hollywood stars and politics; after all, we’ve elected said stars to roles of senator, governor and president. But the Brits have recently been giving us a run for our money on the subject of politics...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Savagery, not civility, rules the day

    'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Savagery, not civility, rules the day
    The British army's Maj. Hewlett (Burn Gorman) yearns for a time when civility triumphs over savagery. But that glorious day is far off, at best, in “Men of Blood,” Episode 204 of AMC's “Turn: Washington’s Spies.”...