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Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party.

UK PM frontrunner dragged to court for lying

Boris Johnson - who is running to replace Theresa May - faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies'

Here’s where it all went wrong for Theresa May

Theresa May's resilience has been remarkable. But it is also finite

The man holding the Brexit cards: Speaker John Bercow

Speaker John Bercow is best known for presiding over debates, bellowing "Order! Order!" at unruly lawmakers and chastising ministers who displease him

EU leaders approve Brexit deal with UK

European leaders formally endorse Brexit deal, paving the way for British parliamentary vote next month

May calls for June election ahead of Brexit talks

Britain started the formal process of leaving the EU last month, but the negotiations are not due to begin for weeks.

If you’re taller than most, researchers say you’ll vote more conservatively

American researchers say studies confirm that the 'taller the person is, the more likely they are to support conservative political positions.'

Cameron can bail out if EU ‘schmooze-athon’ fails

In his first Parliament speech in seven years Boris Johnson set himself as potential leader of the Tories' "No" campaign.

Britain prepares to vote in election cliffhanger

Britons head to the polls for an unpredictable election that could usher in a fragmented government and even force another election this year.

Cameron: It’s me or chaos

As the Conservatives lag at the polls, the UK prime minister warns of economic doom if Labour wins.

[From our archives] 20 bizarre apartheid moments

To celebrate 20 years of freedom, the M&G went back to the unfree years and picked 20 absurd apartheid moments.

Highs and lows of Thatcher’s iron grip on economic policy

The Conservative Party leader wielded a famously heavy hand over fiscal policy in the UK, leaving strongly divided opinions of her leadership.

Cameron, Clegg hold post-vote talks

The leaders of Britain's Conservatives and Liberal Democrats met for over an hour of talks on Saturday aimed at resolving the election stalemate.

UK’s Lib Dems consider Conservative govt offer

Britain's Liberal Democrat leader will seek backing from senior party members on Saturday for a possible deal with the Conservatives.

Damning verdict for Brown

The confidence of the UK electorate has gone, writes Julian Glover

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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