British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election.
Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
Boris Johnson outside Whitehall in London.
Boris Johnson, the man who led the Brexit campaign, has been appointed as the UK's chief diplomat. It has sent shudders down many spines, but does Africa need to worry?
A new chapter begins at 10 Downing Street.
Brexit takes second billing as Britain's new Prime Minister promises to put inclusivity first.
Britain's new leader is on solid ground politically but she is going to need a very good Chancellor on her team.
Shoot for the queen, you better not miss.
Leadsom thought voters would still identify with her as a mum first and a politician second. May knew everyone else has moved with the times.
John Curtin and Ben Chifley were successful in expanding the power of the Commonwealth – and thus that of the prime minister.
Alfred Deakin and his contemporaries invented the Australian prime ministership. But it was not settled as a platform for national leadership until John Curtin and Ben Chifley's time.
Gather round, people, it’s sure to be a good show!
Many are concerned that the public is turned off politics by combat in the Commons, but a parliamentary sin bin is not the answer.
Kevin Rudd faces the media after losing the prime ministership in the 2010 party leadership spill.
Why would anyone want to be prime minister? Why indeed? It is a job that will almost certainly end in failure. Only one prime minister in the last 100 years has left office at the time of his own choosing…