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Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister

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Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying ...
00:48, 05/26/2019

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be...
16:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be...
13:17, 05/25/2019

Theresa May says she’ll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain’s next prime minister LONDON (AP) — Theresa May says she’ll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain’s next prime minister....
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Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   ....
19:48, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
15:16, 06/13/2019

Khashoggi's killing 'terrible' but UN report is 'flawed,' says Saudi minister The murder of Jamal Khashoggi was "gruesome" but a United Nations report into the journalist's killing is "flawed," Saudi Arabia's Minister of State f...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was seriou...
09:00, 06/01/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
14:00, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
11:16, 05/25/2019

Prime Ministerial Contest Now A "One-Horse Race": Arun Jaitley Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday claimed that the Prime Ministerial contest in the ongoing elections has become a "one-horse race" and exuded c...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely ...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Bre...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election nex...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in Saturday’s elections are promising to stay in the...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conserva...
02:16, 05/24/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cos...
10:34, 07/06/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the s...
13:32, 06/06/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referr...
12:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: UK prime minister pool cut to 4, Johnson at top LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Conservative Party voting to pick Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The contest to become B...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy abo...
21:16, 05/13/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruli...
19:32, 06/25/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office mee...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residen...
19:00, 06/18/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conser...
17:32, 06/18/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian e...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New Sou...
06:16, 05/07/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off...
13:32, 07/09/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her depart...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Ha...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead t...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses o...
12:16, 06/06/2019

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India...
21:16, 05/30/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slippin...
05:16, 05/13/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succe...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deli...
03:00, 05/25/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party fac...
17:32, 05/23/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lay...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to l...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, die...
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Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in ...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chua...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese com...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platf...
13:00, 07/08/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a norma...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation wou...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly ...
23:16, 05/16/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes th...
09:16, 06/03/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's ...
11:32, 05/03/2019

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing pr...
17:00, 06/11/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Preparing for a prime minister, PMIs and policymakers 1/ROAD TO NO. 10 Investors will wake on July 24 to a new British prime minister. Boris Johnson, the face of the Leave campaign in the 2016 Brexit refe...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia’s prime minister has launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal prese...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister to lead new government Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said her minority government will rely on leftist parties for support. Their deal includes bold climate act...
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Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they a...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three tim...
11:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Prime minister assures IOC of Sweden’s support LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the 2026 Olympics vote (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Sweden’s prime minister says he told Internation...
12:00, 06/24/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s ne...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority...
17:32, 06/26/2019

Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Prem Tinsulanonda, who as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of gover...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of votes and debates which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister...
14:00, 07/18/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek ...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minis...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, starting a campaign likely to focus on crac...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could b...
14:32, 07/18/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday&rs...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Trump says Britain's Johnson would do 'great job' as prime minister U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and be...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May durin...
04:48, 05/22/2019

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime mini...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement ...
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Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister names government Denmark's new Social Democratic prime minister on Thursday presented her team of 20 ministers which includes former member of the European Parliament ...
14:16, 06/27/2019

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detain...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Australian prime minister pulls off upset to stay in power Scott Morrison's center-right government trampled election predictions with an unexpected surge, drawing comparisons to President Trump’s 2016 victory...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it v...
05:48, 06/01/2019

Bob Hawke: Long-serving Australian prime minister dies at 89 Just days before a federal election in Australia, the country's longest-serving Labor prime minister has died. Bob Hawke served from 1983 to 1991 and ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Greek Elections: Prime Minister Loses Re-Election to Center Right Voters pushed out Alexis Tsipras, a former firebrand leftist, after years of austerity. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a Harvard-educated former banker, will su...
07:00, 07/08/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 20...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Czechs demand prime minister's resignation in massive protest Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign amid allegations that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the la...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would d...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 b...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name h...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Protesters in Albania again demand Prime Minister Rama quit Pro-European Union demonstrators want to get rid of Albania's prime minister. Opposition leaders fear the country could lose out on joining the EU if ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail Plenty of politicians end up with figurative egg on their face, but Australia's prime minister on Tuesday got an actual egg to his head during a prote...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory tha...
03:00, 07/09/2019

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy PARIS (AP) — France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemp...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Who killed the prime minister? The unsolved murder that still haunts Sweden Three decades ago, Olof Palme was assassinated on Stockholm’s busiest street. The killer has never been found. Could the discovery of new evidence fin...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Thai junta chief proclaimed second-time prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s junta leader has been officially proclaimed prime minister after the king endorsed Parliament’s vote to allow hi...
10:00, 06/11/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for h...
13:16, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Australian prime minister welcomes royal baby Australia’s prime minister has welcomed the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan’s son, recalling the British royals’ excitement when they announced the p...
02:32, 05/07/2019

Theresa May, Britain’s Prime Minister, Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced Friday morning that she would be stepping down, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw Britai...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Trump No Longer Mates With UK Ambassador, Next Prime Minister Will Be New Best Bruv Here I am, putting my British Person in America hat, which is shaped like one of those Buckingham Palace guards’ hats, to report the news: Donald Trum...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Australian prime minister predicts close election result Australia's conservative prime minister has predicted a close result at elections on Saturday as his rival used a campaign rally to revel in the memor...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald's If you follow any Australians on Twitter, you might have seen some really strange references on the social media platform lately—references that don’t...
04:16, 05/18/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime ministe...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation on Sunday after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defe...
08:16, 05/26/2019

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi has named Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba as prime minister, his spokesman said in a statement on ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister leads new leftist government Mette Frederiksen’s Social Democratic party forms minority governmentDenmark has became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist governmen...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Theresa May looks teary as she prepares to be axed as Prime Minister TOMORROW THERESA May looked teary as she headed back to Downing Street as pressure intensifies on her to resign as Prime Minister – with her potentially being ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Czech Republic: protesters demand prime minister's resignation About 250,000 people gathered in Prague to direct anger at Andrej Babiš, who has been labelled a threat to democracyAn estimated 250,000 people have d...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she...
21:48, 07/17/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea's prime minister Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country's new prime minister, following the resignation of Peter O'Neil...
12:32, 05/30/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead am...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and...
14:32, 07/09/2019

Thailand’s Influential Ex-Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda Has Died at 98 (BANGKOK) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influen...
05:48, 05/27/2019

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the regio...
04:00, 05/27/2019

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next p...
13:17, 07/06/2019

Australian prime minister rejects candidate’s Islam posts Australia’s prime minister says his Liberal Party rejects the anti-Muslim views of an election candidate who has become the third to lose the conserva...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potent...
17:48, 05/01/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a B...
20:32, 05/21/2019

U.K. Prime Minister’s Latest Brexit Compromise: A Chance for a Second Referendum (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New G...
09:48, 05/26/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office...
20:32, 05/22/2019

James Marape sworn in as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Former Papua New Guinea Finance Minister James Marape has been sworn in as the country’s new prime ministe...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Greek Prime Minister calls Mitsotakis to congratulate him-official Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory in general elections on Sunday, an...
02:32, 07/08/2019

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easin...
06:48, 06/11/2019

India's Narendra Modi sworn in for second term as prime minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India's prime minister Thursday after a landslide victory last week for his Bharatiya Janata Party....
00:16, 05/31/2019

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 peo...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I l...
00:32, 07/20/2019

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfol...
10:48, 05/31/2019

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of ...
11:48, 05/31/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces departure date of June 7 In an emotional address, Theresa May has announced she would resign as prime minister on June 7. The race to succeed her will likely start after a sta...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s milit...
19:48, 06/23/2019

KCR's 1996 Formula Plan Includes A Prime Minister From South A Prime Minister from south India in a non-BJP, non-Congress arrangement at the centre is Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's mission, say ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the st...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting ir...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy C...
14:16, 06/23/2019

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the ...
01:32, 05/23/2019

‘You’ve Done a Good Job and You’ve Kept Your Country Safe.’ Trump Meets Hungary’s Far-Right Prime Minister WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and ...
02:16, 05/14/2019

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion....
09:48, 06/06/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Neta...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seize...
20:48, 06/05/2019

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime ...
07:32, 07/07/2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Does ‘Not Understand’ U.S. Resistance to Gun Control New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that she does “not understand” why the United States has failed to change its gun laws in t...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Sudan’s opposition will propose members of a transitional, prime minister: source Sudan’s Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council, and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime m...
01:16, 06/11/2019

KCR's Push For Deputy Prime Minister? Inside Details Of Meet With Stalin K Chandrashekar Rao, who has been meeting with various political leaders ahead of the national election results, could be angling for a big role in th...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook Dream Hire, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, Has Made a Bad Start The forthcoming European parliamentary election was meant to be Facebook's big chance to please a constituency that trashes it on a regular basis: Pol...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sund...
23:00, 07/07/2019

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, accordi...
11:32, 07/04/2019

New Zealand girl sends $5 to prime minister hoping to train dragons An unburnt New Zealand girl named Victoria hopes to be the queen of dragons and protector of her realm. The 11-year-old sent a letter to Prime Ministe...
03:16, 05/15/2019

TimelIne: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis: Choosing a new prime minister Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to le...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one ...
06:32, 05/18/2019

Australia Election: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the O...
06:48, 07/10/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He als...
10:48, 06/01/2019

I was Boris Johnson’s boss: he is utterly unfit to be prime minister | Max Hastings The Tory party is about to foist a tasteless joke upon the British people. He cares for nothing but his own fame and gratificationSix years ago, the C...
21:32, 06/24/2019

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he ...
06:32, 07/11/2019

Modi Begins Second Term as India’s Prime Minister After Crushing Victory As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
17:48, 05/30/2019

Portugal's prime minister: wildfires require long-term fight Portugal's prime minister is warning against complacency in the fight against wildfires after huge blazes in 2017 that killed more than 100 people wer...
22:48, 06/17/2019

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhav...
17:48, 05/30/2019

KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Australia's Prime Minister Holds Onto Power, Defying Election Predictions The center-right government of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held on to power Saturday after a surprise surge in national elections that le...
07:16, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become Bri...
07:32, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigned...
03:32, 05/30/2019

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.   ...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Trump praises Johnson and Hunt in race to be British prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump said Boris Johnson and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt were both strong candidates to become prime minister, when he...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field...
17:16, 06/13/2019

A Protester Threw an Egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Head (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a p...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjami...
23:16, 05/31/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday mo...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Spain’s caretaker prime minister starts talks to form govt MADRID (AP) — Spain’s caretaker prime minister is meeting with the conservative leader in his first encounter with opposition politicians in eff...
14:16, 05/06/2019

UK prime minister race narrows to Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face off in a Conservative Party runoff to become Britain's next prime minist...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Sweden sends princess, prime minister to 2026 Olympic vote Sweden sending heir to the throne and head of government to Switzerland to support bid in the 2026 Winter Olympics host vote     ...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minist...
21:32, 06/23/2019

Spanish Prime Minister insists Socialist party must lead any new government in Madrid Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told CNBC that a government led by his Socialists Workers' Party remains the only option for a future politi...
16:32, 06/24/2019

Britain needs a calm and assured prime minister. It needs Jeremy Hunt | Michael Ashcroft Boris Johnson might cheer us up for a bit, but Tory members must look beyond Brexit for their next leader • Michael Ashcroft is former deputy chairma...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Billionaire Czech prime minister's business ties fuel corruption scandal It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruptio...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Mid...
15:48, 05/21/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fadi...
16:48, 05/12/2019

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

UK's Johnson would meet Trump to negotiate trade deal after becoming Prime Minister: The Times Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of b...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Joh...
22:32, 05/23/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any o...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Mark Harper enters UK prime minister race to replace Theresa May: Telegraph Britain's Mark Harper has become the 12th Conservative Party member of parliament to enter the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Cape Breton town writes to prime minister opposing funds for airport Premier Stephen McNeil has said the provincial and federal governments are prepared to consider funding the Inverness County airport as a joint infras...
23:16, 06/23/2019

Theresa May says she has told the queen she will continue as British prime minister until successor chosen LONDON (AP) — Theresa May says she has told the queen she will continue as British prime minister until successor chosen....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Italy's prime minister threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has threatened to quit on Monday, saying his fractious coalition needed to swiftly decide whether they want to g...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vo...
22:16, 06/05/2019

BREAKING: Theresa May tearfully QUITS as Prime Minister in emotional speech at No10 THERESA May has tearfully resigned as Prime Minister in a speech on the steps of Downing Street – announcing she will leave her post in the coming wee...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Trump to meet Hungary's nationalist prime minister Viktor Orbán– live Viktor Orbán was snubbed by the Obama administration, which accused him of weakening democracy and is known for his anti-migration rhetoricSign up to ...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Is the Youngest Ever After Left-Wing Parties Form Government Denmark’s new prime minister is the youngest in the country’s history. Mette Frederiksen, 41, was able to form a left-wing coalition gover...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to ...
15:48, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday...
10:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prim...
12:16, 06/06/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of...
06:00, 07/16/2019

On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and me’ COURSEULLES-SUR-MER, France (AP) — On Normandy beaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hails D-Day fighters who died ‘for you and meR...
13:32, 06/06/2019

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump would make a good British prime minister, say Conservative Party members Getty Conservative Party members think Donald Trump would make a good UK prime minister. 54% back the US President as a potential leader, with 43% di...
12:16, 07/08/2019

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backin...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Feel no pity for Theresa May. She has been the worst prime minister in modern times | Owen Jones Deceit and dishonesty were hallmarks of her doomed reign. From her Brexit dealings to the Windrush scandal, she has failedSpare me the inevitable pity...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Member of Parliament leaves 10-year-old son at UK prime minister's residence in school closure protest It's no accident that an English woman left her 10-year-old son and some of his school friends on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, which serv...
19:16, 07/06/2019

A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the military shot dead by his bodyguard in the capital....
14:32, 06/23/2019

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to r...
20:32, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister....
19:32, 06/20/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday. &#...
06:00, 05/23/2019

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Is Engaged to Longtime Partner Clarke Gayford New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern got engaged to her longtime partner Clarke Gayford over Easter weekend, reports the Associated Press...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead....
14:32, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders cut to 4 LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders cut to 4....
19:48, 06/19/2019

Pakistan Has Arrested the Suspected Mastermind of the Mumbai Attacks, Days Before Prime Minister Visits U.S. (MULTAN, Pakistan) — Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai att...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign Pre-election favorites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania's presidential election as Prime Minister S...
13:16, 05/13/2019

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in I...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Ts...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed r...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation. ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt advance in race for British prime minister British politician Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status Thursday to replace Theresa May as prime minister, winning another round of voting...
19:16, 06/20/2019

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the na...
00:32, 06/06/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosur...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mr...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count....
13:48, 05/23/2019

Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycott...
19:32, 05/29/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security forces. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security for...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Early results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party leading India’s vote count....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Matt Hancock promises 'fresh start' for the country in bid to be next Prime Minister Matt Hancock is promising to offer the "fresh start" the country needs as the Health Secretary launches his campaign to become the next Prime Minister...
23:48, 06/09/2019

Japan to the world: Call our prime minister Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe The country’s foreign minister said the family name should be first when referred to in English, as it is when it is written or spoken in Japanese. Th...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Theresa May warns she is 'worried about the state of politics' in final major speech as Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that she is "worried about the state of politics" as she gave what is expected to be her final major speech as Prime Minister....
17:16, 07/17/2019

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.&ap...
19:32, 05/24/2019

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of prim...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Morrissey says Nigel Farage would 'make a good prime minister' as he voices support for right-wing group For Britain Morrissey has voiced his support for the right-wing political group For Britain, said Nigel Farage would "make a good prime minister" and claimed "eve...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiat...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Weathering With You Is A Good, But Flawed Follow Up To Your Name When originally released in 2016, the acclaimed Your Name became the highest-grossing anime in Japan ever. Today, its follow-up, Weathering With You, ...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really sh...
11:32, 06/11/2019

'I'm the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon least wants,' says Jeremy Hunt with commitment to union with Scotland Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon "least wants" because of his commitment to keeping Scotland in...
17:32, 06/23/2019

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role i...
07:16, 05/18/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family busin...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Why the UK’s grand plan to stop gadgets turning against us is flawed Internet-connected gizmos from kettles to TVs are an underestimated security risk. But the UK government’s response ignores the biggest risk – ourselv...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independant probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prim...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Among Ford cars with flawed transmission, the 2012 Focus had the most complaints An analysis of consumer complaints to U.S. regulators about the Ford Fiesta and Focus dual-clutch transmission found at least 4,377 complaints.  ...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Review: Jessica Jones S3 is flawed but packs a powerful payoff in the end Enlarge / Last Defender standing: Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) ponders what it means to be a hero in the final season. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) J...
02:32, 06/25/2019

Yubico to replace flawed KubiKey FIPS security keys Yubico has announced that it will soon replace hardware security keys from its YubiKey FIPS series due to a firmware flaw that reduces the randomness ...
02:16, 06/15/2019

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to im...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble ...
17:32, 07/17/2019

Scientists teleported quantum data into the flawed heart of a diamond A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a f...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slams 'send her back' chant at Trump rally as 'completely unacceptable' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the chant “hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable.”       ...
16:32, 07/19/2019

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough inves...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Tales of the City review – a queer classic returns, flawed but often fabulous Netflix take on Armistead Maupin’s fiercely loved LGBT series veers into try-hard territory occasionally, but it’s still a pleasure to have it backHow...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Showtime’s Extremely Authorized Rick Rubin Docuseries Shangri-La Is Flawed But Sublime You don’t have to be a rap snob to appreciate Rick Rubin, the super producer and Beastie Boys impresario who dreamed up the game-changing Def Ja...
21:16, 07/09/2019

What's the record at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here's that and more of the craziest eating contest records The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island has become appointment viewing over the last decade-plus. Here's the record   ...
19:00, 07/04/2019

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Do...
06:48, 07/02/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawe...
03:48, 05/08/2019

John Cena discusses veteran support at Bentonville Film Festival: ‘We're all flawed, facing those fears’ John Cena is once again speaking up for veteran support and cultivating a community where veterans and those who have served their country get the rec...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: All the Whole Foods Market Prime Day member deals in one place Amazon is bring Prime Day back to Whole Foods Market stores for the second year and offering a $10 online credit when you spend $10 in stores.  ...
08:32, 07/08/2019

10 cool beauty and skin-care launches only Prime members can get their hands on before Amazon Prime Day Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening July 15-16 and will last 48 hours this year. To up the ante of the event, Amazon has launched a ton of brand-new p...
00:00, 07/04/2019

The best early Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals Prime members can get right now Amazon Although Amazon Prime Day 2019 isn't until July 15 and 16, Amazon has already released a handful of deals to get you excited for the big annua...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Sign Up for a Prime Free Trial to Get Amazon Prime Day Deals If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, s...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Amazon Will Release 14 Prime Video Titles in 14-Day Run-Up to Prime Day Amazon has announced 14 new movie and TV series titles that will be dropping on Prime Video in the 14-day run-up to Prime Day 2019, which runs for two...
11:48, 06/25/2019

The best Prime Day 2019 deals that Amazon UK Prime members can get right now Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 haa deals on more than 1 million products. This year, Prime Day runs for a full 48 hours, starti...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day in Australia: What to expect during Prime Day 2019 While Amazon Prime Day is now a well-established annual bargain-hunting phenomenon in overseas markets, Australia has had just the one so far. That&#x...
03:48, 05/01/2019

How to sign up for Amazon Prime before Prime Day 2019 Digital Black Friday is nearly upon us. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight Mond...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Are people canceling Amazon Prime following Prime Day? As Amazon's Prime Day sales were heating up, search traffic was also up for terms like “boycott Amazon” and “cancel Prime.&rdqu...
01:48, 07/18/2019

It's Prime time: Amazon Prime launches in the UAE With barely a month after launch, Amazon is now bringing its gold standard Amazon Prime service to consumers in the UAE. The service is priced at...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Prime Day 2019: Best Amazon Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.  &...
21:48, 07/16/2019

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan. ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it for Prime Day alone? Amazon Prime Day is July 15 and 16. To shop on the big summer sales holiday, you need to be a member of Amazon Prime.      &...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Prime Day 2019: Best Prime Day deals under $20 Amazon Fire TV Stick, Just Dance 2019, and Crest 3D Whitestrips are just a few of the Amazon Prime Day deals you can score for less than $20.  &...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone The Switch Mini Lite was revealed and it looks sooooo good. I already own a Switch and never play it in portable mode, but I still want one of these b...
20:48, 07/14/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he is on course for next stage of contest Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he believed he could get through to the next stage of the lead...
14:32, 06/17/2019

'Shop Contest: E3 2019, Winners! Last week was E3 2019 and to celebrate that giant convention of trailers and teasers I asked you wonderful people to create some E3 announcements of y...
00:48, 06/16/2019

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making Super Mario Maker 2 was recently released and I’ve got Mario Maker 2 on the brain. I also wonder if making levels pays very well? Probably not. So con...
07:00, 07/08/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he is on course for last stage of contest Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he could get through to the final stage of the leadership cont...
13:16, 06/17/2019

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian G...
17:16, 05/30/2019

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves This isn’t the most surprising contest, I know. But look, what else was I going to do? The internet loves Keanu Reeves and he just appeared at E3 this...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winners Are The Very Best, Like No One Ever Was The Japanese clothing company Uniqlo has announced the winners of its Pokémon-themed T-shirt design contest. While the first-place design will be incl...
22:00, 05/21/2019

'Shop Contest: Star Wars X Sonic The last week has been filled with Sonic images, videos, opinions and more. That trailer was a mess and people have been dunking on it. So I mean, I h...
01:16, 05/06/2019

I finished last in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — and I’m proud of it You don’t know Prudence DiBenedetto, but you’ve likely seen her before. The 32-year-old mother of one is a two-time contestant in the Nathan’s Hot Dog...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Hunt steps up attacks in UK leadership contest U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson, challenging him to address the reported q...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Fortune and fame can be yours if you win Samsung's new contest; here's how to enter Now that Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, do you think that you can step up and be the next in-house design superstar? Sams...
04:00, 06/29/2019

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of the...
19:00, 06/02/2019

'Shop Contest: Game Of Thrones Finale Game Of Thrones is coming to an end. Many will watch. Few will enjoy it. Let us celebrate the end of this popular show with a contest dedicated to doi...
22:16, 05/19/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back ...
20:16, 05/12/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final ...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to thei...
20:16, 07/05/2019

Mayhem at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut dominated again for his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. These are some of the best images from the event....
20:00, 07/04/2019

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to enj...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Competitors weigh-in for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Conestants weighed in Tuesday for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island. After a record-breaking performance last year, Joe...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various ta...
21:00, 07/13/2019

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day Next weekend on July 6th, we all celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Or at least we should. So instead of waiting until next weekend to do this cont...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The job of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and help shape its future just got a lot more difficult after EU assemb...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Semenya to contest 3,000-meters at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, California on June 30, a distance she can rac...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st an...
09:16, 06/22/2019

Javid eliminated from Tory leadership contest The race to make the final two of the Tory leadership contest and take on Boris Johnson in the last stage is on a knife-edge after the latest round of...
17:32, 06/20/2019

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a ...
10:00, 07/14/2019

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves, Winners! I’m back, after taking a weekend off. I feel refreshed and ready to judge. Two weeks ago, you fine folks were tasked with creating images featuring th...
23:32, 06/29/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacin...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felony...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will h...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Feds had camera outside cartoon-contest attackers' apartment A new court filing says the FBI installed a camera outside the Phoenix apartment of two Islamic State followers in 2015 before they drove to suburban ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annua...
04:00, 05/23/2019

'Shop Contest: Star Wars X Sonic, Winners! Last weekend was filled with Sonic and Star Wars news. So I asked you, the wonderful readers of Kotaku, to mash up these two franchises in our latest ...
23:00, 05/11/2019

People With More Than 2 Kids Can't Contest Uttarakhand Panchayat Polls People with more than two children cannot contest panchayat polls in Uttarakhand as the state Assembly has unanimously passed a bill to this effect wh...
17:16, 06/26/2019

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby, Winners! Last week your wonderful readers took the baby from Death Stranding and took it on some grand adventures. I got a ton of entries this week and narrowi...
04:16, 06/09/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s a...
05:00, 05/19/2019

'Shop Contest: Game Of Thrones Finale, Winners! Last week, I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to celebrate the end of Game Of Thrones by adding video game characters into the world of the show. We...
02:32, 05/26/2019

Cricket World Cup: Why the India-Pakistan contest is more than just sport More than a billion people followed the India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup match in Manchester, England on TV, radio and online. What makes the cricketi...
23:00, 06/16/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen, Winners! Last week marked 10 years for Kotaku’s big boss Stephen Totilo and to celebrate we took one of his most famous photos and had some fun with it. I got ...
03:16, 05/19/2019

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel Over the last week and a half, it seems a lot of folks have been talking about Splinter Cell. This is because of a cruel joke Tweet from Ubisoft devel...
05:00, 05/27/2019

Uttar Pradesh Likely To Witness Four-Cornered Bypoll Contest With the electoral alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ending in a divorce, the upcoming bypolls to 12 assembl...
13:48, 06/26/2019

No-contest plea in machete attack: 'He owes me choke ahi' A Kauai man who told police he was under the influence of a hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on his former boss' home because of a...
04:00, 05/13/2019

New Jersey bans betting on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Everyone, don’t place your bets. New Jersey, which became one of the first states outside of Nevada to allow sports betting after a 2018 Supreme Court...
09:32, 06/26/2019

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp, held by Darlene Wright, after winning 2019 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) _____ Scamp the Tramp will never...
20:00, 06/22/2019

The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 picks up steam The artists and their entourages are now in Tel Aviv. As the city prepares to receive thousands of guests, rehearsals have begun on the Expo grounds....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest California competition highlights plight of rescue dogsOwner: ‘I think the audience saw his beautiful spirit’Scamp the Tramp, a bug-eyed, dreadlocked ...
18:00, 06/22/2019

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day, Winners! I love fried chicken. From a fast food joint, a local diner or homemade, I love it all. So in celebration of National Fried Chicken Day, I asked you w...
01:48, 07/07/2019

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Our tops and flops After plowing through the 41 songs entered in next week's bash in Tel Aviv, ESC reporters Silke and Rick had fun picking their favorites — as well as ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Hunt steps up attacks on Johnson in UK leadership contest Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson in the race to be Britain’s next prime minister, challenging hi...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
12:32, 05/29/2019

Thousands cheer on horses in Bosnia log-towing contest Several thousand people flocked to a private arena in northwest Bosnia on Saturday to cheer on their favorite horses during a traditional pre-Easter l...
20:32, 04/28/2019

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare A growing number of Britons are turning to online fundraising for essential treatment in a desperate, ‘Dickensian’ attempt to get around NHS shortfall...
12:48, 05/20/2019

Tom Brady enters the NFL quarterback beer chugging contest Tom Brady can chug with the best of them, too. The Patriots quarterback took some time off from trying to answer for his ‘Tom Terrific’ tr...
19:48, 06/07/2019

Mauricio Pochettino: He’s magic, you know Our Editor-in-Chief gushes about the Argentine coach from Murphy, Santa Fe Province, that changed his football club and took Spurs to the Champions Le...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video s...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Scamp the Tramp wins World's Ugliest Dog contest - video A bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch called Scamp the Tramp took top honours on Friday at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest. Scamp beat out 18 othe...
18:00, 06/22/2019

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only pe...
11:16, 05/25/2019

Virginia woman pleads no contest in toddler toilet death ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a to...
12:32, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Scamp the Tramp wins California Ugly Dog Contest The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scamp the Tramp’s looks have made him a winner — but it wasn’...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland Chin...
03:16, 05/03/2019

'I'm surprised': Stewart eliminated from Tory contest with Brexit warning Defeated Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart has warned the four remaining candidates against promises they "can't deliver" after being eli...
00:32, 06/20/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support ...
21:32, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 2:00 a.m. The Netherlands is the winner of the...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere It's the day you've been waiting for. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest! A guilty pleasure for some, an excuse to get all your mates round an...
12:32, 05/18/2019

2019 Eurovision live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere The Eurovision Song Contest is back for 2019 in its 64th edition of the fabulous competition. This year the event is set to take place at the Tel Aviv...
23:32, 05/14/2019

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative law...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a...
16:16, 06/13/2019

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the opening round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to beco...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites su...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Tej Bahadur's Plea To Contest From Varanasi The Supreme Court Thursday rejected sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to reject his nomination ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Re...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Loeb to contest two national rallies in Hyundai i20 World Rally Car Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb will contest a pair of upcoming national rallies in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, starting with next week's R...
14:00, 06/06/2019

These 10 winners of the National Handwriting Contest will make you want to practice your penmanship Kwarkot/Shutterstock The educational company Zaner-Bloser hosts an annual national handwriting contest. Each year one winner is chosen from kindergar...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Eurovision Song Contest decides this year’s final lineup TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned Europe’s best pop act, fo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Vote Count in Australian Election Shows Close Contest (CANBERRA, Australia) — The vote count in Australia’s general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, wi...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Eurovision: the ones to watch in grand final of 2019 song contest The must-see moments of the show, which will be broadcast from Tel Aviv on SaturdayThe Eurovision song contest is upon us once again, but with the gra...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Brexiteer Boris Johnson far ahead in first round of contest to replace UK PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative P...
14:48, 06/13/2019

'Shop Contest: Mortal Kombat Guest Characters, Winners! Last week I asked you, the readers of Kotaku, to pitch some guest characters you wanted to see in Mortal Kombat. I got a large and varied list of char...
02:16, 05/05/2019

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel, Winners! Last week I asked you, fine folks of Kotaku, to pitch some Splinter Cell sequel ideas, but only crossovers. That’s how we make this series big again. ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks in th...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy,...
04:48, 07/10/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy,...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final kicks off in Tel Aviv TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest is under way. Europe’s annual music extravaganza will crown one of 2...
21:48, 05/18/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now acceptin...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns in 10...
20:00, 07/04/2019

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parl...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Honor Watch Magic Review Honor Watch Magic offers good features and is quite accurate when it comes to tracking but it does it offer a proper smartwatch experience? We review....
23:32, 04/28/2019

Say the Magic Word: The Origins of Abracadabra Magic words are often used by magicians whilst performing magic tricks on stage. One of the most common of these incantations is ‘Abracadabra’. Althou...
04:32, 05/08/2019

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planne...
04:16, 06/23/2019

How To Use Magic To Banish Energy Vampires When we are pushed to out limits by others, our bodies get depleted as our auric field is consumed with energy that’s not our own. Our magic, intuitio...
14:00, 06/22/2019

‘Magic mushrooms’ could be decriminalized in Denver A truly mind-altering experience is coming to Denver on Tuesday — as voters weigh whether to decriminalize “magic mushrooms.” The Colorado...
17:32, 05/07/2019

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and bu...
20:48, 06/29/2019

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year a...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Sacked BSF Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav Misses Deadline For Varanasi Contest Dismissed soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav's nomination from the Samajwadi Party for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat has been cancelled by the Election Commissio...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspire...
20:48, 07/12/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson extends lead in fourth round of leadership contest Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, increased his support among lawmakers in the fourth round of the ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stando...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Aaron Rodgers Loses Chugging Contest Among Milwaukee-Area Sportsmen Since the Toronto Raptors have Drake cheering them on, the Milwaukee Bucks need their own celebrity row. Green Bay lineman David Bakhtiari has filled ...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical ...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Alex Bowman celebrated his first NASCAR win by hosting a syrup-chugging contest The 26-year-old Bowman earned his first Cup Series win Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway and shares some details about the all-night party.   ...
09:16, 07/03/2019

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a wa...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Nathan's hot dog eating contest offers the frank a rare chance to shine The humble hot dog is a common sight at Fourth of July celebrations, and is an established part of the American diet. But the category has been stagna...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-...
20:32, 05/19/2019

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need to know The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.    ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

So punny! ADOT announces winners of this year’s safety message contest TUCSON – Whether you are a dog fan or just enjoy a good pun, this year’s winning slogans of Arizona Department of Transportation statewide...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Katz’s Deli hosting ‘orgasm’ contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ anniversary Lunch-goers may hear more pleasurable moaning than usual Friday at Katz’s Delicatessen. The 131-year-old Lower East Side meat mainstay is hosting a fa...
19:16, 07/11/2019

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wi...
16:32, 06/07/2019

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this we...
11:32, 06/03/2019

UK PM hopeful Raab 'quietly confident' of making next round of leadership contest Dominic Raab, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he was "quietly confident" of going through to the next round ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

New York bartenders claim Long Island Iced Tea contest was ‘rigged’ New York bartenders are reportedly calling for an investigation after the state lost to Tennessee in a Long Island Iced Tea contest earlier this month...
19:16, 06/18/2019

Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Unity Technologies are announcing they will launch two indie games from the recent Universal GameDev Challen...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Molly Schuyler eats 32 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z Burger eating contest Competitive eater Molly Schuyler finished 32 burgers within 10 minutes in the 10th Annual Z Burger Eating Championship, breaking the 27-burger record ...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in contr...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulati...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Former tennis player Justin Gimelstob sentenced after pleading no contest to assault Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017.     &#...
18:48, 04/28/2019

It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine within the game, a ...
17:32, 06/23/2019

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone coming to the US on May 27 The Red Magic 3, one of the most powerful gaming smartphones available on the market, will finally make its global debut in just two weeks from now. T...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Magic: The Gathering Is So Complex It Could Stump A Computer Anyone who’s ever tried to play Magic: The Gathering or listened to a friend explain it to them has had to reckon with the learning curve of all its i...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Gio Urshela Is Creating Magic, and a Logjam, at Third Base Urshela, who grew up as a soccer goalkeeper in Colombia before choosing to focus on baseball, has excelled at third base even as starter Miguel Anduja...
04:16, 05/08/2019

'No concerns at all' over player behaviour during NRL's Magic Round League will not implement restrictions or curfewsBrisbane set to welcome 300 players for weekend carnivalThe NRL has refused to put a ban on players h...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Gra...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputat...
01:16, 06/07/2019

No, Vidal cannot cast a magic spell for Macri Argentina’s political system is never very civilised, but the grotesque becomes more visible when the country’s economy begins to spiral down into cri...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Justin Thomas is out to find old magic with injuries behind him PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It doesn’t matter how old you are, when you’re a golfer in the prime of your career, are in good form and you’re forced to take...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Denver is 1st US city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ DENVER (AP) — Voters have made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in “magic mushrooms.” P...
05:00, 05/09/2019

The ultimate Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launched in the US for less than $500 UPDATE: The Red Magic 3 is now available for purchase in the United States for less than $500. Nubia, the company behind the gaming smartphone announc...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald T...
08:16, 06/23/2019

Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo The maker of augmented-reality goggles said it has garnered $280 million from NTT Docomo of Japan, as part of a new partnership with the telecommunica...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Nubia Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone launches The ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3 is coming, and it’s a marked improvement on its predecessor, the midrange Red Magic Mars. The new model is a powerful...
11:16, 04/29/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms Oakland became the second city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelic drugs after the City Council passed...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up from...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Denver Votes on Whether to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ A measure on the ballot Tuesday would make psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in some mushrooms, the lowest priority for law enforcement in Denver....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Denver to vote on decriminalizing 'magic mushrooms' Denver voters will decide on Tuesday whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, a hallucinogenic drug that puts the magic in "magic mushrooms,...
17:48, 05/07/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two ...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Report: Vucevic to stay with Magic for $100 million All-Star big man Nikola Vucevic plans to agree to stay with the Orlando Magic on a four-year, $100 million deal after free agency opens Sunday evening...
12:32, 06/30/2019