The UK is on course for a December general election after MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of a pre-Christmas poll following months of Brexit deadlock.
Boris Johnson’s bid for a pre-Christmas general election has cleared its first Commons hurdle.
The pound has gained ground on the mounting prospect of a December general election, but BP helped drag London’s blue chip share index into the red.
A deep divide between Northern Ireland’s parties over Brexit is set to dominate the forthcoming general election.
Boris Johnson has accused MPs of trying to delay Brexit “forever” in a combative speech after Jeremy Corbyn said Labour would back a general election.
The Conservatives will go into a likely December general election with a double-digit lead in the opinion polls.
A general election on December 12 would mean MPs have only a few days left at Westminster before they lose their jobs.
The UK is on course for a December general election after Jeremy Corbyn announced that Labour’s conditions to back the move had been met.
Boris Johnson is to push on with his effort to secure a pre-Christmas general election after MPs rejected his third attempt to go to the country.
MPs have rejected Boris Johnson’s third attempt to force an early general election to end the Brexit deadlock.
The timetable is extremely tight for a general election on either December 9 or December 12.
MPs return on Monday and could be faced with voting on a general election not once, but twice in as many days.
A Liberal Democrat and SNP bid to give Boris Johnson his pre-Christmas election has been branded a “stunt” and a “gimmick” by senior Tories.
The Liberal Democrats and SNP bid to give Boris Johnson his pre-Christmas election has been branded a “stunt” and a “gimmick” by the Tories.
The Liberal Democrats and SNP are preparing to give Boris Johnson an early Christmas present – the snap December election he has been demanding.
Britain could be heading for its first December general election in almost a century if MPs back Boris Johnson’s plan for a pre-Christmas poll.
A general election in mid-December has prompted talk of voters staying away from the polls, discouraged by cold weather and darker evenings.
If MPs vote to hold a general election on December 12, it would be the first time in nearly 100 years that the country has gone to the polls so close to Christmas.
Boris Johnson wants MPs to agree to a general election on December 12.
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Boris Johnson sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions by welcoming the DUP to Downing Street, amid Labour claims that a general election “is coming”.
With Parliament suspended until October 14, the likely date of a snap general election has moved closer to Christmas.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that a general election “is coming”, but not on the Prime Minister’s terms, as the Labour leader effectively launched his campaign for an election he is yet to vote for.
Boris Johnson’s second bid to secure an early election will not be backed by MPs fighting to prevent a no-deal Brexit, opposition leaders have said ahead of a Commons vote.