Tag Archives: conservative

Merkel’s conservatives make big poll gains in midst of coronavirus cr...

04 April, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc has won support during the coronavirus crisis, hitting its highest level in nearly three years, a poll showed on Thursday. Merkel’s cautious approach during the emergency appears to have reaped rewards, as a relatively early shutdown of schools, many factories and shops has had some effect … Read More

Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seat...

11 November, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

HARTLEPOOL, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would not contest 317 seats where the Conservative Party won in 2017. In a move that sent sterling soaring by increasing the chances that Johnson will remain … Read More

Farage’s Brexit Party to fight every seat in poll battle with Johnson

11 November, 2019 8:28 am 8:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Hardline Brexit advocate Nigel Farage opened his UK election campaign by telling Conservative prime minister Boris Johnson that his Brexit Party will contest every seat unless Johnson drops his EU divorce deal and agrees an election pact. The call was swiftly rejected by Johnson and his party. The snap election, set for … Read More

Argentina peronists Mauricio Macri conservative

Argentina’s Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

10 October, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Peronists swept back into power, ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America’s No. 3 economy firmly back toward the left after it was battered by economic crisis. Peronists Alberto Fernandez had 47.79% of the vote, ahead of Macri’s 40.71%, with more than 90% of … Read More

On shutdown, Trump vows to wait as long as it takes for wall funding

12 December, 2018 2:49 pm 2:49 pm

AL ASAD AIR BASE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he is prepared to wait as long as it takes to get $5 billion from taxpayers for his US-Mexico border wall, a demand that has triggered a partial shutdown of the federal government that is now in its fifth day. With no immediate end to … Read More

Google CEO will testify before US House on bias accusations

09 September, 2018 8:49 am 8:49 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the US House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives and will also attend a meeting with President Donald Trump, government officials said. Republicans want to question Google, the search engine of Alphabet Inc … Read More