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Labour struggles to hold on in Scotland

EDINBURGH — As a Labour Party MP seeking reelection in Scotland, Danielle Rowley is hoping to beat the odds. Once the country’s dominant political force, the Scottish Labour party finds itself fighting for its life ahead of the U.K. general election on December 12. According to the polls, Labour is on course to lose six of…

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Northern Irish leader says Boris Johnson broke his word on Brexit

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Northern Irish leader says Boris Johnson broke his word on Brexit The DUP has refused to support the Brexit deal Boris Johnson struck with the EU. By Emilio Casalicchio 12/9/19, 10:49 AM CET Updated 12/9/19, 10:53 AM CET LONDON — Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster accused…

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Boris Johnson’s women problem

LONDON — British women may not be convinced by Boris. If Boris Johnson fails to win a majority in the U.K.’s general election on December 12, many may look to his unpopularity among women for an explanation. While the Conservatives have consistently led the polls, the contest is still unpredictable, with one pollster, Datapraxis boss…

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Britain’s ‘hold-your-nose’ election

LONDON — Luckily for Boris Johnson, the other guy looks even worse. Despite consistently leading the polls, Conservative candidates and campaigners have found little love for the Tory leader while knocking on doors in some key battlegrounds ahead of the U.K.’s December election. It would be an “understatement” to suggest Johnson is not going down…