Reddit says UK election document leak points to Russia
The distribution of a leaked UK trade agreement with the United States, currently the subject of heated debate ahead of the United Kingdom's general elections, is likely the work of an established information operation with suspected ties to Russian intelligence, Reddit said Friday. © TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn holds up redacted documents from the government's UK-US trade talks during a press conference in London on November 27, 2019.
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Boris Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit and repay the trust of voters after he led the Boris Johnson gambled that he could win an election with support from towns and communities where The BBC's Iain Watson said he understood Mr Corbyn wanted to stay on for a "few more months" but
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During the last decade, Conservative governments have given the United Kingdom a strange basket of gifts. Austerity politics have hollowed out society and left half of children
'Nervous' PM Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday's election but pledged to deliver a "transformative" Brexit on Jan. 31 that would allow lower immigration. © REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives on the platform to board a train in London, Britain December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool The Dec. 12 election will decide the fate of Brexit and the world's fifth largest economy with a stark choice between Johnson's pro-market Conservatives and the socialist-led opposition Labour Party.
No surprise that Boris Johnson focused on the parliamentary standoff around Brexit, while Jeremy That's how the Liberal Democrats were able to gain more votes in the 2010 general election Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservatives campaigned with a promise to "get Brexit done," while
Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn said there was a "greater understanding" from the public that the country "cannot go on with underfunded public services". Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson said votes for her party could stop Brexit, adding: "Our country can be better than what Boris Johnson and Jeremy
Brexit -- a cause confected almost entirely within the collective psyche of the Tory party -- has left British politics mudbound,teetering on the edge of the most serious crisis since the Troubles of the 1970s and relations with our closest and most important trading partner, the EU, in the toilet.
Thursday night the British people went to the polls and confirmed that this was the party they wanted to rule from Westminster for the next five years. It is often said of politics that electorates get the governments they deserve. It is often said of romance that there is no accounting for taste. Why and how so many millions of citizens voted in favor of the status quo for a half-decade longer is something that is worth a little thought.
United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again
United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, againLONDON (Reuters) - Voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain toward another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union.
The prime minister said it would give him a mandate to "get Brexit done" and take the UK out of the EU next month. Jeremy Corbyn said Labour had a "very
LONDON — Boris Johnson gambled everything on an election and won . Called to resolve the intractable problem of Brexit, the election on Thursday Instead, Mr. Johnson and his campaign team concentrated on the threat from Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the Labour Party, whose tenure is in
The simplest analysis comes down to three B-words. The first is Brexit. Despite official horror at the notion of a second Brexit referendum, the Conservative party very smartly ran the 2019 election campaign as though it were precisely that -- only without a Remain campaign to challenge them. "" was a forceful, active mission statement, which contrasted with Labour's pathetic, passive and vague " " and spoke to deep public weariness with three years of (Conservative-led) failure to clear even the first hurdles of Brexit negotiations. (Like 'Make America Great Again', the slogan can also operate as a neat , who make up a small but active part of every electorate and must, to that end, be catered for by any aspirant government.)
Of course, it is likely to prove no easier to "Get Brexit Done" than to "Make America Great Again," for even with overwhelmingly favorable parliamentary numbers, the next government faces a near-impossible timetable for negotiating a permanent trading arrangement with the European Union by the end of January 2020; a no-deal Brexit is still highly possible. Be that as it may, the Conservatives were the only party who had a Brexit policy that could be explained in three words, and they were rewarded handsomely for it inThursday night.
Polls open in crucial U.K. election as Brexit hangs in the balance
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party is facing off against the opposition Labour Party, headed by Jeremy Corbyn.LONDON — Millions of voters headed to the polls across the United Kingdom on Thursday for the country's third nationwide general election in less than five years.
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Boris Johnson 's Conservatives won a decisive majority in Parliament, paving the way for the UK to Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he will not lead the party in a future election campaign but 03:50 - The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, lost her seat to the Scottish National Party
The Tories also have the second B-word: Boris Johnson. Those who dislike the Prime Minister usually find it hard to grasp how someone so frivolous,, and shallow could be taken seriously by so many voters. The point is that voters have priced in all those things and do not care. Johnson is amusing and he is recognizable. The year is 2019. Like Donald Trump, Johnson has an unmistakable diction and preposterous hair. Ordinary people know who he is -- which counts for a lot. I have heard cabinet ministers in private describe Johnson as a "child emperor." No matter: he is the Tories' emperor, and with him, they blasted their opponents last night.
The third important B-word in Thursday's election was beard. Specifically, the one worn by the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
Corbyn proved himself -- not for the first time but thankfully, it seems,-- to be a dislikable, brittle and feeble political campaigner who is in the final analysis unelectable.
He has been an incompetent leader of Her Majesty's Opposition, who failed utterly to deal with a poisonous anti-Semitic strain within his party, while at the same time turning Labour away from its position as a modern, moderate movement that could reach out and attract centrist Tories -- a position it took Tony Blair and Gordon Brown many painstaking years to achieve. It may never recover.
Corbyn will leave Labour as a fright-wig tribute to 1970s-eratendency with the worst absurdities of 2010s-era campus identity politics grafted on. He is known in pubs where I drink as "that Marxist fella." It is a cliché of British politics that you cannot win an election from the left. It is a cliché because it is true. Corbyn proved it several times during his disastrous tenure in charge of the party but instead of changing his ways pinned his hopes on just shouting "NHS" and hoping for the best.
There is no solace for Labour moderates in knowing that their internal process for selecting a new leader will probably produce someone even worse. It is just as well, perhaps, that the Tories have such a large parliamentary majority that for the next five years the Opposition will exist in name only. The people have spoken. This is what they want.
Welcoming new lawmakers, British PM Johnson vows a speedy Brexit .
Welcoming new lawmakers, British PM Johnson vows a speedy BrexitAfter winning a commanding majority in last week's election, Johnson will seek to speed up the approval by parliament of his withdrawal agreement with the European Union, and to start ploughing money into health, education and policing.