In blow to PM Cameron, Britain's anti-EU UKIP party wins second parliamentary seat

November 21, 2014 4:56 AM

6 0

GILLINGHAM England (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election six months before what is shaping up to be a closely-fought national vote.

The victory for UKIP, the UK Independence Party, will unsettle businesses, investors and European partners who fear Britain could be slipping towards an exit from the European Union.

Also read: European stock gains tempered by oil concerns

Read more

To category page

Loading...