A group of Tory rebels were expelled from the party after voting against the UK government in September over Brexit. Some, like Anne Milton and Philip Lee, are now running for other parties or as independents in a bid to eject Boris Johnson.
Many people in Boris Johnson's constituency are mad at the prime minister, who is rarely seen in his district. Meanwhile, the Labour party is doing its best to win the seat. DW's Barbara Wesel reports from London.
Britain is holding its fourth consequential nationwide vote since 2015. A fatigued electorate will consider which party would be the better steward of the health care system, the environment and, of course, Brexit.
The Brexit Party will not run for parliamentary seats currently held by Tory lawmakers, Nigel Farage said, reversing his previous position. The move is a major boost for conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Results show a sweeping victory for Boris Johnson's Conservatives and a historic defeat for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party as concerns over Brexit appeared to dominate.
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