RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Conservative Party (UK)

A collection of news and information related to Conservative Party (UK) published by this site and its partners.

Top Conservative Party (UK) Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • A look at leading figures in the tight British election

    Britain's general election is on Thursday, and polls suggest the race between Labour and the Conservatives is too close to call. Here's a look at the leading figures in the campaign: DAVID CAMERON: Prime Minister David Cameron of the Conservative Party...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Once the kingmaker, Britain's Clegg faces election debacle

    At Britain's last election campaign, he was hailed as the most popular party leader since Winston Churchill, an unexpected star who upstaged the two dominant parties. Some even wondered whether he was the "British Obama." Nick Clegg's meteoric rise...