That fateful summer’s day, Rebekah Brooks was at a fertility clinic in London with her cousin, who was to be a surrogate mother for the News Corp. executive after several failed attempts to have a child.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown called himself a “penitent sinner” after being caught on a microphone calling a voter he’d just met “a bigoted woman,” a potential setback as his Labour Party struggles to win support for the May 6 election.
Gordon Brown said he is willing to resign as British prime minister and leader of the Labour Party, clearing the way for talks with the Liberal Democrats on forming a government. Here are some of the key events of Labour’s time in office.
Gordon Brown said he’s willing to resign as prime minister and leader of Britain’s Labour Party, clearing the way for talks with Nick Clegg ’s Liberal Democrats on forming a government. “I have no desire to stay in my position longer than is necessary,” Brown told reporters outside his Downing Street residence in London today. Brown, 59, will remain as prime minister until a new Labour leader is chosen, something he said would happen by September.