British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks outside Downing Street after holding an audience with Queen Elizabeth to mark the formal dissolution of Parliament ahead of December 12 general election. Photo: EPA-EFE

Leaked report into Russian interference in UK politics raises questions over security of coming general election

  • The report from Parliament’s intelligence committee concludes that Russian interference may have affected the referendum on Britain’s departure from the EU
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks outside Downing Street after holding an audience with Queen Elizabeth to mark the formal dissolution of Parliament ahead of December 12 general election. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at a campaign event in Sedgefield, England. Photo: DPA
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