The leader of the U.K. opposition Labour Party, Ed Miliband, compared Royal Bank of Scotland Plc to the Simpsons’ nuclear-plant owning Montgomery Burns, saying the bank practiced “irresponsible capitalism.”
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said he’ll seek to avoid stoking division in his Conservative Party after arguments over Europe and gay marriage, as his Liberal Democrat deputy called on the Tories to cease their bickering.
Prime Minister David Cameron dropped measures unpopular with his Tory lawmakers, including a minimum alcohol price and plain cigarette packaging, to focus on immigration and pensions in a bid to win back voters.
Women in the U.K. opposition Labour Party complained that its leader, Ed Miliband, is keeping them out of the media while Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tories appear to give their fewer female lawmakers more of a voice.
Asked by a local journalist to name his favorite Swedish Social Democrat leader, Ed Miliband, the head of the British Labour Party, didn’t hesitate. “I thought you were going to give your top 10,” an aide remarked afterward. “In reverse order,” Miliband replied, deadpan.