U.K. Labour leader Ed Miliband said he wanted to “mend” not “end” the party’s relationship with unions as he sought to repair the damage from allegations that its biggest donor tried to rig the selection of a candidate.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s government argued that alternatives to its High Speed 2 rail plan would mean 14 years of closing train routes on weekends, as the opposition Labour Party suggested it could withdraw support for the plan.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s High Speed 2 rail plan for the U.K. drew further unease over costs from the opposition Labour Party, as a minister pledged the bill for the infrastructure project won’t increase.
U.K. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Prime Minister David Cameron he backed News Corp.’s planned takeover of British Sky Broadcasting Plc a month before Cameron appointed him to review the bid, a media-ethics probe heard.
Conservative David Cameron gained the most seats in U.K. elections, while failing to win a majority, setting off maneuvering to determine the fate of Prime Minister Gordon Brown . Gilts and the pound fell on the indecisive result.
Pope Benedict XVI criticized Catholic Church officials for not acting quickly enough against priests accused of sexually abusing minors, as he arrived in the U.K. for the first papal visit to the country in 28 years.