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Britain at the crossroads

The December 12 general election will determine what sort of country Britain will become over the next generation.

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

AJ IMPACT

UK election rivals: Dueling promises from finance minister foes

Two candidates are revealing plans that could send state spending up to levels not seen since the 1970s.

UK election rivals: Dueling promises from finance minister foes

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Brexit stalemate taking a toll on UK business investment

Productivity in the UK has fallen at its fastest pace in five years, and investments have stalled since the Brexit vote.

Brexit stalemate taking a toll on UK business investment

Europe

Johnson's constituents: 'There's a lot of backlash against Boris'

Prime minister's parliamentary seat is at risk, with a majority of just 5,000 in the most recent election.

Johnson's constituents: 'There's a lot of backlash against Boris'

Europe

Johnson hit by Cabinet resignation as UK election kicks off

With unofficial campaigning gearing up for weeks, the 5-week election campaign formally began on Wednesday.

Johnson hit by Cabinet resignation as UK election kicks off

United Kingdom

Johnson's Wales minister resigns on day 1 of election campaign

Prime minister's re-election campaign has got off to a shaky start.

Johnson's Wales minister resigns on day 1 of election campaign

Europe

Johnson: Let's get Brexit done or face 'horror show' of Corbyn

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would force the UK into two referendums next year.

Johnson: Let's get Brexit done or face 'horror show' of Corbyn

Europe

Tories face controversies on first day of UK election campaign

Insulting Grenfell fire victims and welfare recipients were not even the worst things to hit the party on day one.

Tories face controversies on first day of UK election campaign

Europe

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

Thatcher is a hate figure in many of the working-class communities that voted in 2016 to leave the EU.

Johnson's Brexit plans are 'Thatcherism on steroids', says Corbyn

Brexit

UK PM Boris Johnson sorry for missing Brexit deadline

Johnson blamed Brexit delay on legislators; Brexit Party chief Farage says he will not run for a seat.

UK PM Boris Johnson sorry for missing Brexit deadline

United Kingdom

Farage to Johnson: Ditch Brexit deal and I'll help you

Leader of Brexit Party wants UK PM Johnson to join hands with him, as suggested by US President Trump.

UK political morass deepens as Farage threatens Johnson

Opinion

A Brexit election?

The UK's December general election will be about more than Brexit.

Simon Usherwood

by Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood

United Kingdom

'High stakes': UK heads for December election amid Brexit impasse

UK to go to the polls in December in what is expected to be one of the most momentous votes in a generation.

'High stakes': UK heads for December election amid Brexit impasse

Europe

UK braces for election as Labour backs early vote

Primary opposition party has said it will support calls for a December election.

UK braces for election as Labour Party backs early vote

Brexit

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election

The UK prime minister will try again on Tuesday to secure a December 12 election.

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election