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By Alex Turnbull, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
An exit poll in Britain’s election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party likely will win a majority of seats in Parliament.
By Danica Kirka, Mike Corder, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The contest pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the EU by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.
Britain will go to the polls on Thursday in what’s being viewed as a historic election. The country voted in 2016 to leave the E.U., but Brexit opponents in Parliament have thwarted successive Conservative governments from achieving that aim. As…
By Malcolm Brabant
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed Friday night in the last head-to-head debate before a general election next week.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Jeremy Corbyn said the secret trade negotiations being held before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union includes a contentious plan to extend patents for American drug companies.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence gripped Iraq as three bombings across Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded more than a dozen. Meanwhile, clashes between protesters and security forces left three demonstrators dead. Also, in the West Bank,…
By Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The hour-long encounter — the first-ever head-to-head TV debate between a British prime minister and a chief challenger — offers Corbyn a chance to make up ground in opinion polls, which show his Labour Party trailing Johnson's Conservatives ahead of…
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
Jeremy Corbyn's bid for Britain's top job was sidetracked Thursday by renewed claims that he is not fit to be prime minister because of his perceived tolerance of anti-Semitic attitudes, an allegation Corbyn strongly denied.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the Trump administration's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iran would only come to the negotiating table if…
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