UK's Conservatives dump candidates in gambling probe

By Sachin Ravikumar and Elizabeth Piper
Updated June 25 2024 - 10:53pm, first published 10:48pm
The betting scandal is a blow to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as his party faces a predicted defeat. (AP PHOTO)
The betting scandal is a blow to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as his party faces a predicted defeat. (AP PHOTO)

Britain's Conservative Party has withdrawn support from two parliamentary candidates who are being investigated over alleged bets placed on the timing of July's national election.

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