Topic: Parliament of the United Kingdom
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne told parliament today that the new government will be seeking broad public input on an 'emergency budget' designed to slash the deficit and modeled on a crash program used by Canada in the 1990s.
06/08/2010 06:13 pm
Britain Prime Minister David Cameron said Israel's Gaza flotilla raid was 'completely unacceptable' and called for an end to the economic blockade of the impoverished territory.
06/02/2010 06:44 pm
Apple's iPad goes on sale in Europe Friday, at higher prices than in the US. But members of the European Parliament may get their iPad tablets at taxpayer expense.
05/27/2010 01:43 pm
In Pictures Britain's royal family
The new British coalition government set out its legislative agenda on Tuesday in a speech delivered by Queen Elizabeth II at the state opening of parliament.
05/25/2010 03:50 pm
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
New UK Prime Minister David Cameron came to power Tuesday on the back of Britain's first coalition government since World War II. Historically, British coalitions have worked best in times of crisis and with looming budget cuts. Cameron and junior partner Nick Clegg are vowing to stick together for years to come.
05/12/2010 11:43 am
Conservative leader David Cameron urged the third-party Liberal Democrats to make a deal quickly as negotiations over forming a coalition government intensified Tuesday.
05/11/2010 10:49 am
David Cameron's Conservative Party, which won the most seats in the May 6 UK election, is furiously negotiating with the third-place Liberal Democrats for a coalition government. But the Lib Dems haven't budged on electoral reform.
05/10/2010 11:14 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