LONDON - Britain's deputy prime minister on Wednesday took the unusual step of holding a news conference to say the country's two-party coalition would hold together until 2015 as he tried to stabilise a government beset by infighting and rifts.
LONDON - Deputy prime minister will take the unusual step of holding a news conference on Wednesday to say the country's two-party coalition will hold together until 2015 as he tries to stabilise a government beset by infighting and rifts.
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron ordered rebellious MPs on Thursday to back his plan for a law guaranteeing a vote on Britain's European Union membership as he sought shore up his party, his leadership and the coalition.
LONDON - Former energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released early from prison on Monday, just two months after being jailed for lying to police about a speeding offence.
LONDON - The anti-European Union UK Independence Party made sweeping gains in local elections, siphoning support from British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a vote that exposed a threat to his re-election chances in 2015.
LONDON - Britain skirted a "triple dip" recession by growing faster than expected in the first three months of the year, providing some cover for a government under fire over its austerity drive. | Video
LONDON - Deputy prime minister on Thursday ruled out plans to allow police and spy agencies access to details of people's Internet use, dubbed a "snoopers charter", threatening division in the coalition government over security and civil liberties.
LONDON - Britain's public broadcaster came under fire on Friday for compromising over the song "Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead" that was sent flying up the UK charts by a campaign to celebrate former prime minister Margaret Thatcher's death.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered an emotional tribute to Margaret Thatcher in parliament on Wednesday, but political opponents boycotted the debate on her legacy, underlining how divisive a figure she remains even in death.