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U.K.’s Rwanda migrant plan may never get off ground

U.K.’s Rwanda migrant plan may never get off ground

LONDON – The controversial plan to fly thousands of asylum seekers from Britain to Rwanda may never get off the ground, after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that there would be no deportations before a national election in July. After taking office in October 2022, Sunak made the plan to send migrants who...

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UK PM Rishi Sunak On Why He Called For Snap Elections

UK PM Rishi Sunak On Why He Called For Snap Elections

Rishi Sunak called for a surprise general election on July 4. London: Clarifying his call for snap elections in the country, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he set July 4 as the date for polls so that people can decide whether they want to build on the progress that the country has made or...

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Rishi Sunak calls UK national election for July 4

Rishi Sunak calls UK national election for July 4

London: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a national election on Wednesday for July 4, saying Britons would be able to choose their future in a vote his Conservatives are widely expected to lose to the opposition Labour Party after 14 years in power. Ending months of speculation as to when he would call a...

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UK general poll to be held on July 4: Rishi Sunak  – World News

UK general poll to be held on July 4: Rishi Sunak  – World News

On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a national election on July 4. He said Britons would be able to choose their future. Ending months of speculation as to when he would call a national poll, Sunak (44) stood outside his Downing Street office in pouring rain and declared he was calling the election earlier than expected. ...

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Election must focus on getting UK economy firing, say business leaders

Election must focus on getting UK economy firing, say business leaders

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From tax to homes, UK politicians make economy a battleground for election

From tax to homes, UK politicians make economy a battleground for election

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party will focus on the economy as they ramp up their campaigning for a July 4 national election. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a speech calling for a general election, outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London. (Reuters) Sunak said on Wednesday that “brighter...

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A UK election has been called for July 4. Here’s what to know

A UK election has been called for July 4. Here’s what to know

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom’s first election in five years is shaping up as a battle for the country’s soul, with some saying it poses an existential threat to the governing Conservative Party, which has been in power since 2010. The center-right Conservatives took power during the depths of the global financial crisis and...