Full-on American-style politics came to Britain Thursday, as the leaders of the three big parties held the country's first-ever televised election debate.
Trade union political director Charlie Whelan offers his insight into the upcoming UK general election.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown traded barbs with political rivals Wednesday in the last Prime Minister's Questions before the general election.
As Britain heads for its tightest election battle in years, politicians chasing the votes that could tip the balance are zeroing in on a new group of power brokers -- online moms.
The pressure on British Prime Minister Gordon Brown intensified Wednesday as the continuing row over lawmaker's expenses claimed a second Cabinet minister in as many days.
Michael Martin, the speaker of the House of Commons, rebuffed calls from lawmakers for his resignation Monday amid widespread public anger about improper expense claims by UK members of parliament.
The British government was under renewed pressure over allegations of so-called extraordinary rendition after reports of a leaked memo suggested Washington may have used UK airspace to transport detainees more often than officials have said.
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