UK election results

UK election results – Tory win seismic as Labour drops 59...

The UK election results may be surprising to many, but for the Conservative party, it proves that gambling on Boris has paid off. The clarity of his slogan as well as his people skills and smart social media use have earned him the Conservative...

Voters, leaders and #dogsatpollingstations – restrictions in place

Voters are finally able to cast their ballots following the most extraordinary general election campaign in history with polling stations open - and reporting restrictions in place. It is the UK’s third general election in under five years and more than 3000 candidates are fighting...
Ali Milani

Ali Milani – the Labour MP who could keep Johnson out...

Ali Milani is the 25-year old Labour candidate who could keep Boris Johnson out of Downing Street. Since the announcement of the pre-Christmas election, he's been visiting hundreds of homes in the Uxbridge constituency. When talking to people, he emphasises that he cares about...

Sterling surges and markets hit record highs on back of Tory landslide win

Boris Johnson’s stunning election win has left the money markets “cock-a-hoop” with sterling surging and the FTSE 250 hitting record highs. The pound rose 2.1% to hit $1.34 against the dollar and €1.20 against the euro - levels not seen since 2016 - as the extent of the Conservative election...

TOPICS

Receive our email bulletin

Includes latest news and more

Voters, leaders and #dogsatpollingstations – restrictions in place

Voters are finally able to cast their ballots following the most extraordinary general election campaign in history with polling stations open - and reporting restrictions in place. It is the UK’s third general election in under five years and more than 3000 candidates are fighting for 650 seats in the first December poll since 1923. Reporting restrictions – to “help secure...

Gloves are off – campaign enters ‘sleazeball country’

Labour’s shadow health secretary has tried to brush off his highly damaging comments about Jeremy Corbyn as “banter” and “joshing around” with someone he thought was his “mate”. The Tory...

Johnson: Conservatives ‘certainly looking at’ scrapping BBC licence fee

Boris Johnson revealed yesterday (09/12/19) that the BBC licence fee could be called into question by a future Conservative government. In response to a question on the campaign trail in...

3 days to go – battle for the ‘undecideds’

Politicians are targeting the ‘undecideds’ in the final three days of campaigning before Thursday’s general election and despite the Tory poll lead everything is still to play for. Political parties...

COMMENTARY

EU has ‘serious doubts’ about PM’s Brexit plan

The European Union have expressed “serious doubts” about Boris Johnson’s plan to secure a Brexit deal as a leaked memo tells Tory MPs to blame the EU if it fails. EU Council president Donald Tusk told the UK prime minister that Brussels is “still unconvinced” by his new proposals, while Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator described them as...

PM’s ‘final offer’ to EU signals start of Brexit blame game

Boris Johnson will deliver his “final offer” to the EU on Brexit today with a nine day ultimatum to Brussels to agree to his “two borders for four years”...

PM accused of groping two women – at the same lunch

Boris Johnson has been accused of groping the thighs of two women seated either side of him at a lunch when he was editor of the Spectator magazine. Charlotte Edwardes...

Johnson ‘could be jailed’, says top judge

A senior judge has said Prime Minster Boris Johnson could be jailed for contempt of court - if he keeps his word. Sir John Laws has predicted a return to...

‘Forget Farage, vote Tory’ say MEPs quitting Brexit Party

Three Brexit Party MEPs have resigned the whip and called on Leave supporters to forget about Nigel Farage and vote Conservative instead. The MEPs carried out their “mutiny” just a day after another Brexit Party MEP was stripped off the party whip - and just one week before the general election. The group of four – including Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister Annunziata –...

Russian election interference – Hillary Clinton wants report released

Although disliked by many, Hillary Clinton has never been afraid to speak her mind. During her UK visit she spoke about Russian election interference and said she was 'dumbfounded'...

Electoral pacts in Northern Ireland – pro-remain parties team up against the DUP

Following the announcement of the electoral pact between the UUP and the DUP, few expected pro-remain parties, including Sinn Fein and the SDLP, to forge their own alliances. Electoral...

Second Scottish Independence referendum – The odds

The UK's Brexit woes have taken a toll, not least on the stability of the Union. In Northern Ireland, calls for a border poll are growing louder, and in...