Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has hinted the Scottish National Party (SNP) would be prepared to back a minority Labour government in Westminster by allowing its MPs to vote on laws that only affect England, on which they currently abstain.
The head of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party is suggesting the number of lawmakers in the country is cut by a third because of the financial situation. Those left would have their salaries cut by 30 percent.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) will only support a Labour government in a hung parliament after the May 2015 general election if they agree to scrap Britain’s nuclear weapons program, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.
Supporters of an Oregon ballot initiative requiring labels on genetically-modified food acknowledged defeat on Thursday after an automatic recount failed to sway the results of November’s vote and a judge denied their plea for a count of rejected ballots.
The UK wants to again become a major international player in the Middle East, so it ignores human rights abuses and a mass move away from any kind of democracy in Bahrain, Dominic Kavakeb from the Bahrain Justice and Development Movement told RT.
A group of left- and right-wing oppositionists held a rally in the industrial city of Yaroslavl protesting against the plan to cancel the recently restored direct mayoral elections and demanding the resignation of the current regional governor.
Alex Salmond, who nearly led Scotland to independence earlier this year, has announced his candidacy for a seat in Westminster in 2015. He said the surging SNP will demand more self-rule in exchange for propping up a likely minority government.