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  • At 20, Mhairi Black becomes Britain's youngest member of Parliament

    At 20, Mhairi Black becomes Britain's youngest member of Parliament
    She’s only 20, still studying for her final university exams and more accustomed to wearing jeans than suits. But Mhairi Black of the Scottish National Party caused one of the biggest surprises in the British election Thursday by knocking a...
  • Conservatives win unexpected and resounding victory in U.K. election

    Conservatives win unexpected and resounding victory in U.K. election
    After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals. Standing before the...
  • Conservatives poised to return to power in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party unexpectedly surged ahead of Ed Miliband's Labor Party in national elections Thursday, as early returns backed up exit polls suggesting that Cameron will have the votes needed to form a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ruth Rendell dies at 85; prolific English mystery writer

    Ruth Rendell dies at 85; prolific English mystery writer
    When the after-dinner speaker at a tennis club banquet clutched his chest and keeled over dead, one door slammed shut and another flew open for a young writer named Ruth Rendell. Reporting for a local newspaper, Rendell wrote an account of the gala...
  • Elections may set independent course for UK foreign policy

    PARIS -- The British general election early next month may prove as significant for Europe, and even for the United States, as for Britain itself. The British electorate must make an unprecedented choice among Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats,...
  • Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis

    Malcolm Fraser dies at 84; became Australian leader in constitutional crisis
    Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who was notoriously catapulted to power by a constitutional crisis that left the nation bitterly divided, died Friday. He was 84. "It is with deep sadness that we inform you that after a brief illness...
  • Netanyahu warns supporters he may lose in Tuesday's election

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned supporters at a rally here on Sunday that he and his Likud party may not win Tuesday's election, a potentially dramatic fall for a consummate political survivor whose nine years in office transformed him into the...