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I am taking responsibility for the defeat: Rishi Sunak after Labour Party registers landslide victory in UK general poll

British PM Rishi Sunak on Friday (July 5, 2024) conceded defeat in the general polls with trends showing the opposition Labour Party marching ahead to form the next government in the country, ending the 14-year rule of the Conservative Party.

Ending months of speculations, Rishi Sunak announces UK general elections on July 4

London/IBNS: Ending months of speculations, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Wednesday announced the schedule for the country's general elections on July 4.

'Greatest privilege': Rishi Sunak, first Indian-origin UK Prime Minister, in his address after being named

London/IBNS: Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin British politician who takes over as the next UK Prime Minister creating history after his predecessor Liz Truss stepped down, said this was the 'greatest privilege' of his life.

'Can't deliver': UK PM Liz Truss resigns after 45 days amid economic tumult

Prime Minister of Britain Liz Truss has resigned after a 45-day stint in the office citing her lack of ability to deliver the mandate on which she was elected by the Conservative Party.

Canada’s Conservative Party to hold third leadership debate over Erin O’Toole's successor

Toronto/IBNS: The Conservative Party of Canada announced that it will hold a third leadership debate for the candidates looking to succeed Erin O’Toole as the party’s official leader.

Rishi Sunak leads in race for UK Prime Minister after round 1 voting

London/IBNS: Former UK chancellor Rishi Sunak won most of the votes in the first round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and country's Prime Minister.

Know Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin leader in race for UK PM

Rishi Sunak, whose resignation as Chancellor of the UK exchequer triggered a wave of resignations, is touted as a frontrunner in the race for next UK PM after Boris Johnson stepped down on Thursday, media reports said.

Boris Johnson to resign as UK PM: Reports

London: As more UK ministers continue to resign, Boris Johnson will step down as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister on Thursday, media reports said.

Canada: Candice Bergen named interim Conservative leader after Erin O'Toole removal

Ottawa/IBNS: Manitoba MP Candice Bergen has been named as interim leader of the Conservatives in Canada following a private vote late Wednesday evening after the removal of Erin O’Toole.

Canada: Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins snap poll gamble but misses majority

Ottawa/IBNS/UNI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue to remain in power as his Liberal Party has won the snap poll in the country but fell short of the majority mark in an almost repeat of the 2019 poll results.

Canada’s opposition Conservative leader concedes defeat in the national election

Toronto/UNI/Sputnik: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief rival and Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole conceded defeat in the country’s national election on Tuesday.

What does Joe Biden's plan of Keystone XL cancellation mean to Canada?

Canada/IBNS: U.S. president-elect Joe Biden's plan to cancel Keystone XL, after he officially becomes the U.S. President, was reacted differently by the different political parties of Canada, media reports said.

Canada Liberal Govt victory over Conservatives by surviving confidence vote was short-lived

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada Liberal government's victory of surviving a confidence vote on a Conservative motion to create a special committee to probe the government's ethics and pandemic spending, was short-lived, media reports said.

UK elections: Conservatives win big majority, Boris Johnson back as PM

London/IBNS: Borin Johnson is set to be back as the UK Prime Minister as the Conservative Party decimate the Labour Party by winning a big majority.

UK set for a Hung Parliament: exit poll

London, Jun 9 (IBNS): The United Kingdom is set for a Hung Parliament, according to an exit poll, reports said.