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6 things UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer wants to fix in his first month

6 things UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer wants to fix in his first month

Relations with nations and regions The new prime minister has immediately embarked on a tour of Britain’s devolved nations to seek a “reset” of relations with the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Discussing the four-nations tour at his press conference Saturday, Starmer said he wanted not just to meet the first ministers...

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Rishi Sunak’s campaign in the UK election showed his lack of political touch

Rishi Sunak’s campaign in the UK election showed his lack of political touch

LONDON (AP) — Rishi Sunak’s campaign to remain Britain’s prime minister showed a lack of political touch. The Conservative Party’s problems were grave before Friday’s resounding election defeat but missteps by Britain’s richest prime minister contributed to its defeat. Predecessors such as Tony Blair and Boris Johnson were more politically astute and able to connect...

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The big bet on the UK election is not who will be prime minister

The big bet on the UK election is not who will be prime minister

LONDON (AP) — In one of the store-front betting shops that are ubiquitous in London, a bookie howls with laughter when asked if anyone is placing bets on Thursday’s election. It’s not that you can’t wager on politics. But the odds on the main event this year have become so lopsided that a wager on...