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UK Conservatives' lead over Labour narrows to eight points: Panelbase poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has seen its lead over the opposition Labour Party narrow to eight points from 10 a week ago, according to a poll by Panelbase, the latest of..
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UK PM Johnson says UK will leave EU by January 31 at the latest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that Britain would leave the European Union by Jan. 31 at the latest if his Conservative Party win a majority in the election in two weeks time.
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UK's Johnson replaced by ice block in TV debate, Conservatives cry foul

British broadcaster Channel 4 represented Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a block of melting ice in a prime-time election debate on the environment on Thursday, prompting his Conservative Party to..
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Boris Johnson's Conservatives raise record UK campaign funds

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives smashed the record for the amount of money raised in the first fortnight of an election campaign on Thursday, while the unions turned on the taps to..
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Johnson's Conservatives break fundraising record, unions donate to Labour

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives smashed the record for the amount of money raised in the first fortnight of an election campaign on Thursday, while the unions turned on the taps to..
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UK Labour outperforms Johnson's Conservatives in electoral fundraising

Britain's opposition Labour Party raised 3.5 million pounds ($4.5 million) in the second week of the official election campaign, outperforming Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives who raised 3..
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UK pound, bookies react to poll projecting Conservative election win

The chances of a Conservative Party majority after next month's UK election hit their highest of the campaign on Thursday and lifted sterling in tandem after a closely watched polling model indicated..
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UK's Conservatives set for biggest win since 1987: YouGov model

Britain's Conservative Party is on course to win its biggest majority in parliament since 1987 at a Dec. 12 election, according to a new poll, which would give Prime Minister Boris Johnson a mandate to..
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UK PM Johnson's lead over Labour narrows one point to 11 points: YouGov poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party holds an 11 point lead over the opposition Labour Party, down one point, ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election, according to an opinion poll published by..
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UK Conservatives will hold inquiry into Islamophobia, says finance minister

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday the governing Conservative Party would hold an inquiry into Islamophobia within its ranks, saying it took criticism from the Muslim community..
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UK Conservatives raised more than Labour in third quarter of 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party raised 5.8 million pounds ($7.4 million) from donations and public funds in the third quarter of this year, just beating the opposition Labour..
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Britain is a dangerous mess, former PM Blair says

Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives deserved to win a Dec. 12..
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Former PM Blair says Britain is a mess

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a mess, warning that neither his own Labour Party nor the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, deserved to win a..
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UK's Johnson offers up new Brexit promise for Christmas

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Sunday "to get Brexit done", with his Conservative Party making an election pledge to bring his deal to leave the European Union back to parliament..
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UK PM Johnson's Conservatives on 41%, Labour 30% in Survation poll

Support for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party narrowed by three points in a Survation poll reported by a journalist on Sunday, with 41% of respondents saying they would vote..
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UK finance minister Javid promises 'very detailed costings' of Conservative manifesto

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the governing Conservative Party would deliver a "very detailed costings document" at the launch of its election manifesto, promising to lower the..
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Opinium says conservatives have highest share of vote since 2017 general election

The British Conservative Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party has grown to its widest since 2017 with less than three weeks to go before the Dec. 12 election, a poll by Opinium for the..
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UK PM Johnson holds 12-point lead over Labour: YouGov poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party holds a 12-point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election, according to the results of a YouGov poll published by..
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British PM Johnson's party manifesto will be out by next week: deputy minister

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party election manifesto will be released by next week, deputy finance minister Rishi Sunak said.
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UK's Conservatives beat Labour in first week of electoral fundraising battle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party raised 26 times more in political donations than the Labour Party in the first week of the official election campaign.
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Labour's Corbyn has no credibility without a Brexit plan: UK Conservatives

Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn lacks credibility because he will not say how he would vote in the new Brexit referendum he proposes, the Conservative party said after its main..
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UK Conservatives hold 16-point lead over Labour: Ipsos MORI/Evening Standard poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party holds a 16-point lead over the opposition Labour Party three weeks ahead of the Dec. 12 general election, according to an Ipsos MORI poll for..
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UK's Johnson says Conservatives would raise payroll tax threshold

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that his Conservative Party would raise the threshold at which workers start to pay the National Insurance payroll tax to 12,000 pounds ($15,487)..
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Twitter says UK PM Johnson's party misled public with 'factcheck' account

Twitter said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party misled the public by changing the name of one of its Twitter accounts to make it look like a fact checking service during a..
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UK PM Johnson's Conservatives criticized for 'factcheck' Twitter handle switch

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was criticized by fact checkers and the opposition Labour Party on Tuesday for changing the name of one of its Twitter accounts to make it look..
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Switching allegiances? Brexit stirs election doubts around England

Jules Wilde has never voted for Britain's Conservatives and would hate to do so at the Dec. 12 election, yet for the first time in his life, the 62-year-old carer is considering backing the governing..
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UK PM sets out immigration plans as Conservatives hit two-year poll high

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans on Sunday to end preferential treatment for European Union migrants, as opinion polls showed his Conservative Party has the highest level of support..
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UK Conservatives: No more preferential treatment for EU migrants after Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives said on Sunday they would end preferential treatment for European Union migrants from January 2021 if they win an election next month.
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UK PM Johnson: All Conservative election candidates pledge to back my Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that all Conservative Party candidates in the Dec. 12 election have pledged to back his Brexit deal, opening the door to getting the agreement passed..
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Corbyn's BT plans would be illegal under EU law, UK Conservatives say

British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's plans to nationalize part of BT to offer people free internet would be illegal under European Union state aid rules, the Conservative Party said.
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Factbox: What to watch in Britain's Dec. 12 election

Britain heads to the polls on Dec. 12 for an election Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes will return his Conservatives with a majority in parliament so he can deliver the country's exit from the..
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Britain's health service recorded worst ever emergency performance in October

Britain's National Health Service recorded its worst ever performance in treating patients in emergency wards in October, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson who has claimed that only the..
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Brexit Party's Farage turns down electoral pact offer from PM Johnson's Conservatives: report

Britain's ruling Conservative Party has made an offer of an electoral pact to Nigel Farage, which has been turned down by the Brexit Party leader, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported.
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UK’s Labour takes a U-turn on Kashmir stand after backlash

In what could be a snub for Labour ideologue-leader Jeremy Corbyn, the British Labour party has officially walked back from its stand on Kashmir which resulted in many Britons of Indian origin shifting..
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UK Conservative Party hit by cyber attack ahead of election: two sources

Britain’s governing Conservative Party was hit by a cyber attack on Tuesday which tried to force its website offline, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seats

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would not contest 317 seats where the Conservative..
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Brexit Party's Farage says will not challenge PM Johnson's Conservatives in 317 seats

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Monday that his party would not contest the 317 seats won by the Conservative Party in the 2017 election but would contest nearly all other seats.
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UK Conservatives warn of economic crisis under Labour, citing disputed dossier

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday the opposition Labour Party's "reckless" spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months if it won the Dec. 12 election, citing a..
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UK's Javid says opposition Labour would trigger economic crisis: BBC

British finance minister Sajid Javid said the opposition Labour Party's spending plans would trigger an economic crisis within months, citing a contested dossier published by his Conservative Party and..
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UK Conservatives gain over Labour: Independent poll

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has gained versus the opposition Labour Party over the past month, a poll published by the Independent newspaper showed on Sunday.
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UK Conservatives put $1.5 trillion price tag on Labour opposition plans

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party said the opposition Labour Party would spend an extra 1.2 trillion pounds ($1.5 trillion) over the next five years if it wins power in an election on..
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UK's Labour gains versus Conservatives: poll

Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowed the margin by which it trails Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party by 4 percentage points, according to a poll conducted by Opinium for the..
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UK election: Conservatives steady at 40%, Labour up 1 point to 30%: poll

Support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives was unchanged at 40% while the opposition Labour Party was up one percentage point at 30% after the first days of campaigning for Britain's Dec...
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SNP will aim to ally against Conservatives in event of hung parliament: Sturgeon

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday her Scottish National Party (SNP) would seek to form "a progressive alliance" in the event of a hung parliament at Westminster after next month's general..
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Facebook says doctored UK election clip wouldn't break its ad rules

Facebook said on Thursday that a doctored video shared by Britain's governing Conservatives would not have broken its rules on political advertising if it had run as a paid-for ad, and suggested the..
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