The U.K. Independence Party, which wants Britain to leave the European Union, hit a polling high as analysis suggested David Cameron’s Conservative Party is headed for third place in European Parliament elections in May.
The U.K. Office for National Statistics said it failed to realize that migrants from the European Union were arriving on discount airlines at smaller airports, leading it to underestimate net migration by 356,000 between 2001 and 2010.
Prime Minister David Cameron, whose day began with the resignation of Culture Secretary Maria Miller, finished it with his eyes shut, leaning against a pillar in his London residence as a soprano sang for his Easter reception.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promoted a Treasury minister, Sajid Javid, to the cabinet after Culture Secretary Maria Miller resigned over an expenses probe. It leaves Cameron with just three female cabinet members.
Ed Miliband, the leader of the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party, will pledge to double the amount of central-government money controlled by regional bodies in an effort to help cities outside London grow.