Former U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Miliband entered the contest to become leader of the opposition Labour Party , pitting him against his older brother David, the only other candidate so far to have declared.
Demonstrating students broke windows at the complex housing the headquarters of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron ’s Conservative Party in London in protest against plans to cut funding to universities and increase tuition fees.
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. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg stored up difficulties for any future coalition between his Liberal Democrats and the opposition Labour Party by attacking its economic credibility and readiness for power.