The by-election, which takes place outside the normal parliamentary election cycle, was triggered by the resignation of a Labour lawmaker in March and is one of dozens of votes that took place on Thursday.
A staunch Eurosceptic and Atlanticist, Fox is one of eight nominees to replace outgoing director general Roberto Azevedo.
Blistering report by a pro-government paper criticises British prime minister for missing crisis meetings and going on holiday as the pandemic established a foothold in the UK.
Many British Muslim leaders warned the ruling Conservative Party of rising anti-Muslim feelings within the party, but no one paid heed to them.
In Brussels, EU Council President Charles Michel and Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen are due to sketch out the first steps as a bloc of 27, rather than 28. UK PM Boris Johnson will meet his Cabinet in the pro-Brexit town of Sunderland.
The British economy would expand by only 0.8 percent this year, the Bank of England said, down sharply on its previous 1.2-per cent forecast.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the face of the Brexit campaign, says he will celebrate "respectfully" to mark the day the United Kingdom ends its more than 40-year membership of the European Union.
Greece has a historically low number of women in senior positions in politics. In the current Greek Cabinet, all but one of the 18 senior positions are held by men.
Post-mortems suggest that Brexit and Corbyn were responsible for the party’s collapse. It’s much more complex.
Despite rising anti-Muslim sentiment, the 2019 election saw the highest number of Muslim candidates ever enter parliament.
For Johnson, the Brexit-focused campaign “Get Brexit Done” paid off in the end.
Sterling's dramatic gains saw it reach a 19-month high versus the dollar and its strongest levels against the euro since shortly after the 2016 Brexit referendum.
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