Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at a campaign event in Sedgefield, England. Photo: DPA

Boost for Britain’s ruling Conservatives as Brexit Party drops electoral challenge

  • Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said it will not run in 317 Conservative-held seats so it does not split the pro-Brexit vote
  • Several right-wing newspapers had urged him to do so, saying there was a risk that Britain might not leave the EU if the Labour Party comes to power
Topic |   Britain

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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at a campaign event in Sedgefield, England. Photo: DPA
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during an event at the Park Inn By Radisson Harlow hotel in Britain on Wednesday. Photo: PA Wire via dpa

Worse than Brexit? Ultra-rich threaten to bail on Britain if Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn wins election

  • PM Boris Johnson compared opposition party leader – who has vowed to redistribute wealth to address inequality – to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin
  • Financial experts fear Corbyn’s policies would trigger exodus of country’s wealthiest individuals
Topic |   Brexit

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during an event at the Park Inn By Radisson Harlow hotel in Britain on Wednesday. Photo: PA Wire via dpa
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