LONDON (AP) — Britain’s main opposition Labour Party promised Thursday to radically expand public spending and state ownership if it wins the Dec. 12 election, trying to close a persistent...
LONDON (AP) — The long-festering issue of anti-Semitism in Labour Party ranks is coming back to haunt Jeremy Corbyn in the first days of his election campaign to unseat Prime Minister Boris...
LONDON (AP) — British history has become a Brexit battleground.
British voters' decision three years ago to split from the European Union was fueled by a sense that the U.K. is fundamentally...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's next prime minister will govern a nation of 66 million people, but only 0.25% of them had a say in the choice.
Either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be announced...
LONDON (AP) — Jeremy Heywood, a powerful government adviser who ran Britain's civil service until illness forced him to step down, has died of cancer, the government said Sunday. He was 56.
Prime Minister Theresa May said Heywood, who died early Sunday, "worked tirelessly to serve our country." She called his death "a huge loss to British public life."
LONDON (AP) — Britain's former chief rabbi has warned that Jewish people are thinking about leaving the country because of anti-Semitism.
Jonathan Sacks told the BBC on Sunday that for the first time in the 362 years Jews have been in Britain many question whether it is safe to raise children here.
LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown describes in his new memoir how he feared he was going blind while in power.
Brown says he woke up one morning in Downing Street in 2009 and couldn't see properly out of his one good eye.
He had lost the vision in his left eye as a teenager in a rugby injury.
LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the man who gave the Bank of England the independence to set interest rates when he was finance chief, is calling for the creation of a new joint oversight group between the government and the bank to assess economic risks.
In an event Thursday to mark the 20-year anniversary of the central bank's independence, Brown said there's a disconnect between the two main economic policymaking arms in Britain that can end up hobbling the economy.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party appealed to voters Tuesday with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost spending on health, education and infrastructure, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the party has a "radical and responsible" program "for the many, not the few."
LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Saturday that Scotland should get more sweeping powers but stay in the United Kingdom — comments that came even as Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would proceed with plans for an independence referendum.
Brown entered the fray over the region's future with a speech in Scotland saying Britain's planned departure from the 28-nation European Union makes the case for Scottish independence weaker, not stronger.