Topic: Northern Ireland
The joining of the Conservatives' "big society" concept and the Liberal Democrats' power-distribution ideas may help this British coalition overcome their differences.
05/19/2010 04:56 pm
The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland is lingering over London today, May 17, affecting hundreds of flights in and out of Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
05/17/2010 11:18 am
Markets across the world soared after the European Central Bank promised the creation of a $955 billion rescue fund for eurozone countries with debt problems. But some economists are worried about moral hazard – bailouts leading to reckless spending.
05/10/2010 03:25 pm
After a 13-year run, Britain’s Labour Party is out of power. How should we assess its legacy?
05/10/2010 09:32 am
If Britain's Conservative Party is unable to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats after last week's election, the Tories may look to gain the support of eight members of Parliament from Northern Ireland in order to run the UK government.
05/09/2010 11:37 am
David Cameron, whose Conservative party is leading in UK election results, may have the upper hand. But no one party emerged with enough seats to form a government.
05/07/2010 09:27 am
Early exit polls show that the opposition Conservative Party got the most seats in parliament. The initial UK election results show it's not an outright majority, but a hung parliament. Next: Days of negotiations over forming a coalition government.
05/06/2010 08:16 pm
Greece protests against the government's tough spending cuts broke out in Athens Thursday, was stocks plunged on Wall Street over concerns about tightening credit markets and declining global demand.
05/06/2010 06:28 pm
The UK election being held today has produced one of the tightest races in years and could produce a 'hung parliament.' What could that mean for Britain?
05/06/2010 03:22 pm
As British voters consider Gordon Brown, David Cameron, and Nick Clegg, most will be voting to keep a party out, not to welcome one in. It’s rather like staying married to someone you hate just to stop them from going off and finding happiness with someone else.
05/05/2010 11:40 am