Robert Abela who was elected leader of the Labour Party after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's downfall automatically takes the role of prime minister.
Opposition Labor Party has pressed the government to consider compensation for volunteer firefighters. Calls for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to resign have grown after the public learnt he was holidaying in Hawaii during the bushfire emergency.
The 358 to 234 vote paves the way for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on his winning general election promise to "get Brexit done" without further delays on January 31.
Post-mortems suggest that Brexit and Corbyn were responsible for the party’s collapse. It’s much more complex.
"I urge everyone to find closure and to let the healing begin," Boris Johnson said, a few hours after a resounding election victory.
For Johnson, the Brexit-focused campaign “Get Brexit Done” paid off in the end.
Trump has shown no restraint in showing support for Britain’s exit from the European Union and critiquing the politicians involved in the country’s long-running Brexit debate.
British PM Boris Johnson dismisses criticism of an old article he wrote in 1995 condemning single mothers and "feckless" working-class men, saying the quotes were taken out of context.
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party could win 359 seats out of 650, up from 317 in the 2017 general election, according to the YouGov results published by the Times of London newspaper.
With rising anti-Muslim prejudice, British Muslim communities want to make sure that politicians take their concerns seriously.
The first televised debate will be between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Conservatives fear that support for the Brexit Party might make them lose closely contested seats and their majority along with it, while Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claims that Conservatives want to avoid a 'leave' alliance.
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