In our news wrap Friday, the latest numbers from the Department of Labor show that the U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, short of the 215,000 many economists predicted, while unemployment remained flat at five percent. Also, early reports…
By PBS NewsHour
Although polls leading up to Britain’s national election showed the Conservative and Labour candidates locked in a dead heat, Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party came out the clear winners after Thursday’s vote.
By Larisa Epatko
Britons will vote on Thursday in the country's first general election in five years. But opinion polls suggest neither of the two largest parties -- Conservative and Labour -- will win a majority of seats. And for either side, forming…
By PBS NewsHour
As Britain's three candidates for prime minister wage heated campaigns ahead of the May election, Simon Marks reports from London on the politics behind the country's very first American-style public debate.
The British Parliament on Monday considered changes to its income and sales taxes as a means to alleviate the economic downturn. Margaret Warner reports from London about the proposed stimulus plan.
At a meeting at Camp David in Maryland on Monday, President Bush and new British Prime Minister Gordon Brown vowed unity on the war on terrorism and Iraq. Analysts discuss the leaders' agenda and the relationship between the United States…
In an hour-long speech Tuesday, British Prime Minister Tony Blair addressed the Labour Party for the last time, admitting it will be "hard to let go" when he steps down as leader next year. He also pledged to help unify…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In response to waning popularity and growing criticism within his Labour Party, British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he would step down within the next year, although he did not set a specific date.
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