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Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a "no-deal" Brexit....

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

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UK Parliament Approves Law To Stop 'No-Deal' Brexit Britain's upper house on Friday gave final approval to a law that would force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit, in a fresh setback for the British Prime...
20:32, 09/06/2019

UK government gives up trying to stop Brexit delay bill in parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government abandoned attempts in the upper house of parliament to block a law aimed at stopping the country fr...
13:00, 09/05/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot st...
04:48, 08/18/2019

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal Brexit British justice minister David Gauke said on Sunday he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of t...
13:16, 07/07/2019

U.K.'s Johnson Brandishes Election in Bid to Stop Parliament From Foiling Brexit The chances of an early British general election to resolve a three-year impasse over Brexit appeared to rise on Monday as Prime Minister Boris Johns...
07:32, 09/03/2019

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brex...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabou...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Parliament suspended Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash as petition to stop prorogation hits one million signatures More than one million people have signed a petition urging Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament as the Prime Minister faces continued anger over t...
08:48, 08/29/2019

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approachin...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Explainer: What is the Brexit backstop alternative paper British PM praised? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson referred for the second successive day on Thursday to "an excellent paper" endorsed by pro-Brexit members of par...
18:16, 08/22/2019

PM suspends parliament: What happens now with Brexit? Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month has been approved by the Queen, a move that restricts MPs' ability to blo...
11:16, 08/29/2019

Scottish judge declines to stop Johnson's order to suspend Parliament British protesters are ramping up opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament, after a Scottish judge affirmed the govern...
22:48, 08/30/2019

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but s...
12:48, 09/06/2019

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament  More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. ...
17:01, 09/03/2019

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. ...
13:32, 09/04/2019

Theresa May says next PM must not try to bypass parliament on Brexit Outgoing PM says her successor must find solution that can win support of a majority of MPsTory leadership – latestTheresa May has warned the two men...
15:48, 06/27/2019

How Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legis...
01:16, 08/29/2019

Campaigner Miller's court attempt to stop UK parliament suspension to be heard Sept. 5 Legal campaigner Gina Miller's attempt to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit...
12:48, 08/30/2019

Scottish court to hear bid to allow appeal case seeking to stop suspension of UK parliament A group of lawmakers will seek permission from a Scottish court on Monday to appeal against its decision to refuse a bid to stop Prime Minister Boris...
12:32, 09/02/2019

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer t...
12:32, 09/04/2019

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is wit...
15:01, 09/05/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push ...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Parliament returns for Brexit showdown – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Socie...
08:32, 09/03/2019

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legis...
11:48, 08/29/2019

UK Parliament showdown on Brexit — live updates An evening showdown awaits as opponents of a no-deal Brexit seek to pass legislation blocking it. The session started with a Conservative MP crossing...
17:32, 09/03/2019

PM: Remainers in parliament are making Brexit deal 'less likely' Boris Johnson has warned Remainers that as long as the EU believes Brexit could be stopped by parliament, the "less likely" he is to secure a divorce...
21:48, 08/30/2019

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break:...
23:48, 08/30/2019

UK Parliament Speaker To Step Down Amid Brexit Turmoil John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, announced Monday that he would step down within weeks, amid criticism by Brexit hardliners wh...
18:48, 09/09/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliam...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Johnson Moves to Shut Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break...
20:16, 08/28/2019

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labo...
19:32, 05/21/2019

UK Parliament vote aims to delay no-deal Brexit UK prime minister Boris Johnson suffered a major Brexit blow Tuesday — losing his majority in the House of Commons and then a vote in Parliament that...
08:01, 09/04/2019

Brexit: suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has sai...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Johnson Moves to Suspend Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break...
07:16, 08/29/2019

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

UK’s Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, setting off outrage among opposition leaders who will have even less tim...
16:16, 08/28/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says: Parliament likely to block a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so th...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Brexit: UK rejects early election, suspends Parliament UK lawmakers have rejected a call from PM Johnson for an early election and passed a law delaying Brexit. The UK government suspended Parliament unti...
04:16, 09/10/2019

Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rebuffed in his second try for a general election on the same day legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained for...
04:48, 09/10/2019

British PM Tells Parliament: "Tie My Hands, But Will Not Delay Brexit" Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay B...
07:48, 09/10/2019

Queen allows British PM Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now ...
17:16, 08/28/2019

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.   ...
13:16, 05/23/2019

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has sugg...
20:32, 08/18/2019

PM saw parliament as 'obstacle' to Brexit plans, court hears Boris Johnson has been accused of silencing MPs to avoid scrutiny over his Brexit plans at the opening of a Supreme Court showdown over the decision ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

British Parliament OKs bill blocking no-deal Brexit British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from le...
07:00, 09/05/2019

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is deliberating whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliamen...
14:16, 09/10/2019

Brexit: UK rejects early election, Parliament to be suspended A dramatic day in Westminster has come to a close, with UK lawmakers rejecting a call from PM Johnson for an early election and passing a law delayin...
02:49, 09/10/2019

U.K. Government Will Ask Queen to Suspend Parliament Before Brexit Deadline, Report Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to ask Queen Elizabeth II to prorogue or suspend the U.K. Parliament from September unti...
15:48, 08/28/2019

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Britain's Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. Germany expects a no-deal exit — and the governme...
16:16, 08/30/2019

Brexit date: What can we expect this week as Parliament remains suspended? Parliament is entering its second week of prorogation as Boris Johnson prepares to meet with the European Commission President for the first time sin...
11:48, 09/16/2019

UK government asks Queen to suspend parliament before brexit deadline Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to ask Queen Elizabeth II to prorogue or suspend the U.K. Parliament from September unti...
21:48, 08/29/2019

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Boris Johnson’s Surprise Brexit Ploy: Delay Parliament Britain’s prime minister said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from t...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Few Britons back month-long parliament break before Brexit Only 27% of British people back the month-long suspension of parliament ordered by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, while 47% are opposed, a snap poll c...
17:16, 08/28/2019

Brexit: chants of 'shame' as suspension of parliament descends into chaos Five-week suspension begins with shouts, singing and signs reading ‘silenced’ There were extraordinary scenes of chaos and anger in the House of Comm...
18:16, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament as Brexit plans hit snag British lawmakers on Monday demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release private correspondence about Brexit and plans to suspended Par...
17:16, 09/10/2019

British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup' Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the ...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay B...
12:16, 09/10/2019

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
19:16, 08/29/2019

British PM Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay B...
06:48, 09/10/2019

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to bloc...
16:32, 09/09/2019

Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit: minister It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontru...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the pla...
01:16, 07/03/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the countr...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hila...
11:32, 06/16/2019

Britain's Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay B...
03:48, 09/10/2019

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult suppor...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-de...
00:48, 07/10/2019

U.K. Government Announces Plans to Suspend Parliament Before Brexit. Here’s What That Means The U.K. government announced controversial plans to suspend parliament on Wednesday morning, a gamble which could allow a “no deal” Brex...
15:48, 08/28/2019

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for ...
17:16, 09/11/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson pushes to suspend Parliament until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to suspend Parliament for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move would leave...
12:48, 08/28/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' less than a day after his devastating Brexit defeat in Parliament AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Boris Johnson "knows how to win," despite the fact the...
17:32, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge...
08:16, 08/29/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of gras...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Brexit In Chaos After Court Rules Suspension Of Parliament Was Unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers...
00:48, 09/12/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament amid Brexit fight British leader Boris Johnson has confirmed he will shut down Parliament on Monday night after a second attempt to force a snap general election. R...
17:00, 09/09/2019

UK PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a Brexit option Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Saturday...
12:32, 06/08/2019

Britain's parliament approves law seeking to block October no-deal Brexit The British parliament's upper chamber on Friday approved a bill which aims to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October by forcing Prime Min...
22:32, 09/06/2019

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties tr...
20:32, 09/05/2019

Theresa May, Back In Parliament Amid Brexit Chaos, Is No Longer Target As Prime Minister, Theresa May was direct in her criticism of lawmakers in Britain's parliament, whom she accused as recently as March of "infighting...
04:32, 09/04/2019

UK Politician Under Fire For Taking Rest Amid Brexit Debate In Parliament The sight of hardline Brexit backer Jacob Rees-Mogg stretching out across the front bench of Britain's parliament during a particularly heated debate...
16:00, 09/04/2019

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit The British Parliament voted in favor of taking control of the agenda Tuesday as members seek to bring forth a bill to delay Britain's exit from the ...
03:00, 09/04/2019

Brexit: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s request to suspend U.K. Parliament A so-called no-deal Brexit would see the return of border checks and tariffs on trade between Britain and the rest of the EU, its greatest trading pa...
23:16, 08/28/2019

UK Parliament approves bill to block Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit The UK Parliament’s House of Lords on Friday approved a bill designed to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union in m...
00:32, 09/07/2019

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel F...
05:16, 06/07/2019

Recall UK parliament to tackle Brexit crisis, opposition Labour Party says Britain's parliament needs to be recalled immediately to discuss Brexit, the opposition Labour Party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monda...
15:00, 08/19/2019

Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem 'Ode to Joy' at EU Parliament opening Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promisin...
18:16, 07/02/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to the Queen over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlaw...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's i...
08:32, 06/07/2019

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition par...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponent...
11:00, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth to suspend Parliament to force through Brexit Queen Elizabeth II was asked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament to force through Britain's departure from the European Union....
18:16, 08/28/2019

Brexit: Northern Irish court sets Sept. 6 for challenge to parliament suspension A legal challenge seeking to place an interim block on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's order to suspend parliament will be heard in a Northern...
14:48, 08/30/2019

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early ...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resign...
04:48, 05/27/2019

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris...
08:32, 09/04/2019

Brexit protests: Major street demonstrations across the country as row continues over prorogued Parliament Thousands of protesters gathered in cities across the UK as part of a nationwide protest against Boris Johnson's controversial plans to suspend Parli...
02:48, 09/01/2019

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s de...
21:48, 08/31/2019

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party re...
22:16, 07/04/2019

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutiona...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham over suspension of parliament – live news John Bercow suggests ‘procedural creativity’ to stop no-deal Brexit as DUP insists it is opposed to deal to make Northern Ireland different from the ...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Pound falls as UK parliament suspension to curb ability to avert no-deal Brexit The pound fell to a six-day low on Wednesday, holding barely above $1.22 as Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave the nod to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ...
18:16, 08/28/2019

Queen approves parliament suspension - cutting time to block no-deal Brexit The Queen has approved Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month, which will restrict MPs' ability to block a no-de...
11:16, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the poss...
08:16, 06/13/2019

A chaotic night in Britain’s Parliament leaves Johnson with bleak choices on Brexit With Parliament suspended for the next five weeks, the prime minister has virtually no chance of getting a vote before Oct. 31, the deadline by which...
19:18, 09/10/2019

British PM Johnson kicks off election campaign as parliament blocks no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties tr...
13:00, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure ahead of Brexit Secret plan to block any delay in leaving EU is likely to anger European leaders at G7 summitBoris Johnson has asked the attorney general, Geoffrey C...
23:16, 08/24/2019

Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johns...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing ...
11:00, 09/03/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn their backs at European parliament's opening session – video At the first plenary session of the newly elected European parliament on Tuesday, 29 Brexit party MEPs marked the opening by turning their backs duri...
01:16, 07/03/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Bo...
20:48, 08/31/2019

Parliament suspension: Portuguese woman becomes internet sensation after delivering impassioned Brexit statement A Portuguese woman has been hailed as a spokesperson for millions of EU citizens, after she interrupted a Sky News interview to make an impassioned s...
18:48, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson moves to suspend U.K. Parliament to limit time to block a no-deal Brexit The timing means that lawmakers would be unlikely to have enough time to pass laws blocking the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without a negotia...
15:16, 08/28/2019

UK's Labour to do 'everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its leader Jeremy Co...
06:00, 09/02/2019

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament shoul...
22:32, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson’s brother quits parliament amid Brexit debates, cites national interest As the United Kingdom spins towards an election, Brexit remains up in the air more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 r...
16:32, 09/05/2019

EU should not listen to lawmakers who want to stop Brexit: UK official EU leaders should pay no heed to British lawmakers who say they can stop Brexit, a senior UK government source said on Monday, repeating Prime Minist...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I will do everything necessary to stop a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has said he will do "everything necessary" to prevent a no-deal Brexit - and insisted he should be leader of any caretaker government f...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Britain's Corbyn 'will do everything necessary' to stop no-deal Brexit Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would do everything necessary to prevent Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce de...
12:48, 08/27/2019

Could Queen Elizabeth Stop a ‘No Deal’ Brexit? Can Queen Elizabeth stop Brexit? The question has been dismissed as pure fantasy by those on both sides of the Brexit debate in the past. But accordi...
22:32, 07/19/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal betwe...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "...
18:32, 08/18/2019

Brexit protests LIVE: Angry clashes break out in Parliament Square as hundreds of Remainers and Brexiteers demonstrate Hundreds of pro and anti-Brexit protesters have gathered in Parliament Square for separate demonstrations, leading to clashes and a strong police pre...
12:48, 09/08/2019

Britain’s Labour Party to do ‘everything necessary’ to stop no-deal Brexit LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday, its l...
02:16, 09/02/2019

Anywhere but Westminster | ’All this has to stop': our real Brexit crisis – video Away from the drama in London, what's actually going on? In Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Nuneaton and Macclesfield, John Harris and John Domokos find co...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Brexit: Supreme court resumes hearing to decide if Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament lawful - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including day two of the supreme court hearing to decide if Boris Johnson’s five...
13:32, 09/18/2019

John Bercow: I’ll stop Boris Johnson breaking the law on Brexit Commons Speaker issues direct challenge to ministers threatening to ignore legislationJohn Bercow has threatened Boris Johnson that he will be prepar...
01:32, 09/13/2019

Britain 'may be unable to stop illegal EU fishing in no-deal Brexit' Britain may be unable to prevent EU fishermen from entering UK waters illegally in the event of a no-deal Brexit because there are not enough vessels...
07:32, 08/10/2019

UK's Johnson says lawmaker attempts to stop no-deal Brexit make it more likely Lawmakers who are seeking to block a no-deal Brexit are making it more likely that Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, British Prime Mi...
14:48, 08/30/2019

UK Labour leader lays out plan to stop a no-deal Brexit Britain’s main opposition leader is urging other parties to unite, topple Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government and prevent Britain ...
03:00, 08/15/2019

No-deal chaos would overwhelm UK planning, says 'Stop Brexit' party No amount of planning can prepare Britain for the disruption of leaving the European Union without a deal, Jo Swinson, leader of the anti-Brexit Libe...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn unveils plan to stop no-deal Brexit In a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit, the opposition Labour Party plans to call a no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson's government. With Corbyn a...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Tories and Labour may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, i...
13:16, 05/27/2019

UK PM prepares plan to legally stop Brexit extension: The Telegraph British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has prepared plans to legally stop any Brexit extension, the Daily Telegraph http://bit.ly/2ZP87Yc reported late...
02:16, 09/09/2019

Hammond leads 30 Tory MPs in plot to stop no-deal Brexit Thirty Tory MPs led by Chancellor Philip Hammond are plotting to stop a no-deal Brexit in October in a move which would raise the chance of a second ...
17:32, 07/05/2019

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama ov...
07:32, 09/18/2019

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impas...
17:00, 09/05/2019

Philip Hammond: MPs can stop Boris Johnson delivering no-deal Brexit Former chancellor suggests No 10 advisers have no intention of negotiating a new EU dealPhilip Hammond has said MPs can prevent Boris Johnson taking ...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Fin24.com | MPs approve initial stage of bill to stop no-deal Brexit UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy is in tatters, his ruling Conservative party is disintegrating and he's clinging on to power by a t...
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UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition L...
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Jeremy Corbyn agrees to prioritise legislation to stop no-deal Brexit Labour leader tells opposition parties he will not seek early confidence vote in governmentJeremy Corbyn has backed cross-party plans to delay a vote...
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Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minis...
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Bid to stop no-deal Brexit is counterproductive to Northern Ireland legislation: PM May's spokesman Measures to try to force the government to report every two weeks on talks to restore the Northern Irish executive would be counterproductive to thos...
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Britain's Liberal Democrats formally adopt 'Stop Brexit' policy Britain's Liberal Democrats party on Sunday toughened its anti-Brexit stance, formally adopting a policy to cancel leaving the European Union if it w...
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Jeremy Corbyn threatens no-confidence vote to stop no-deal Brexit UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has set out his plan to stop Boris Johnson from leading the country into what many fear could be a catastrophic 'n...
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Brexit: Gove refuses to rule out ignoring any law passed to stop no deal Labour and Tory rebels criticise comments as minister insists there will be no food shortagesMichael Gove has repeatedly refused to rule out the poss...
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Rebel Tories agree to meet Corbyn to stop no-deal Brexit SNP, Plaid and Green MPs willing to talk but Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson dismissiveRebel Conservative MPs have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn to discuss ...
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Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minis...
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UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers ...
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UK's Corbyn offers to work with Conservative lawmakers to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to 116 Conservative and independent lawmakers who have voted against a no-deal Bre...
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UK lawmakers vote to support plan to stop no-deal Brexit — as it happened The move paves the way for MPs to pass legislation that would force Boris Johnson to seek a Brexit delay. The prime minister has said he will call fo...
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Brexit: judge fast-tracks challenge to stop Johnson forcing no deal Hearing in Edinburgh to block suspension of parliament backed by more than 70 MPsA Scottish judge has fast-tracked a legal challenge backed by 75 MPs...
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Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and takin...
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Green Party leader calls for 'all-women cabinet' to stop no-deal Brexit The leader of the Green Party is calling on leading female politicians to join her in a "cabinet of women" to "stop the dangerous pursuit of a crash-...
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Stewart: Dozen Tory MPs could back Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has told Sky News around a dozen Conservative MPs could rebel against the government as part of opposition moves to stop a no-deal Brexi...
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Brexit: MPs give bill to stop no-deal second reading by majority of 29 – live news Bill passes initial vote by 329 to 300 as prime minister threatens to seek snap general electionExplained: who are the 21 Tory rebels and will an ele...
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What is a 'prorogued Parliament' and when was it last suspended in UK? Will it affect Brexit? Parliament has been suspended for more than a month, with the move happening only days after MPs returned to work from their summer break on Septembe...
18:17, 09/12/2019

Speaker of UK House of Commons vows to stop Johnson 'robbing a bank' with no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the outgoing Speaker of the UK House of Commons, has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against ignoring the law and implementing a no-...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Brexit latest news LIVE: Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives as Boris Johnson faces continued backlash over Parliament suspension Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow after Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives amid continued outrage over his decision t...
13:16, 08/29/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but...
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Increased likelihood of a no-deal Brexit after prorogued Parliament is 'terrifying', business leaders warn Business leaders today reacted with dismay to the political crisis sparked by Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament, warning that it only m...
15:48, 08/29/2019

Mark Ruffalo wants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop using the Hulk to push Brexit It’s pretty cool that superhero stuff has become totally mainstream, but sometimes it seems like the general cultural acceptance of The Justice Leagu...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes pri...
12:02, 07/06/2019

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
02:16, 08/14/2019

Brexit latest: Jeremy Corbyn calls on 116 Tory MPs including Theresa May and Philip Hammond to help stop no-deal Jeremy Corbyn has written to 116 Conservative MPs, including Theresa May and Philip Hammond, to join forces with Labour to stop a "disastrous" no-dea...
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Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the a...
02:48, 08/30/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces new pressure to recall Parliament after no-deal assessment reveals 'severe risks' Labour had warned it is "more important than ever" that Parliament be recalled after its no-deal Brexit assessment confirmed there are "severe risks"...
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Conservative rebels agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn to discuss installing him as prime minister to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Anti-Brexit Conservative members of parliament have welcomed discussions with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over his plan to oust Boris Johnson,...
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Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today...
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Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a showdown in Britain's Parliament over a 'no-deal' Brexit. He lost.      ...
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Ian Holloway demands Brexit to stop 'European Union changing football' after new handball rules Ian Holloway has bizarrely claimed that Brexit must be pushed through to stop the European Union "telling us what to do" over new handball rules in t...
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How do you stop a no-deal Brexit? Change the law, or change the government British lawmakers will next week pull the trigger on their plans to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson leading the country out of the European Union w...
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Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon Pres...
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Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be ...
10:16, 06/24/2019

How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politi...
13:32, 08/01/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to withhold full Mueller report? The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code ...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions abo...
02:48, 06/20/2019

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old di...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at ...
07:00, 09/18/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Explainer: Indian paramilitary force soaks up attacks and hits back in Kashmir To quell protests and militant attacks in India-controlled Kashmir after abrogating the region’s rights to set its own laws, the government in New De...
12:48, 08/27/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyo...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, h...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the...
23:48, 08/27/2019

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a ref...
17:32, 09/05/2019

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The ...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has...
19:00, 09/03/2019

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
19:32, 07/04/2019

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discove...
10:00, 09/12/2019

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department h...
11:48, 07/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May insists Withdrawal Agreement 'delivers Brexit' in desperate plea for MPs to back deal Theresa May has insisted her Withdrawal Agreement Bill "delivers Brexit" after senior ministers admitted it will be "dead" if MPs reject it a fourth ...
02:00, 05/16/2019

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
02:32, 08/02/2019

Explainer: Trump's China tariffs - Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will b...
12:32, 08/02/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-d...
19:48, 08/24/2019

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conser...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Brexit news latest: Gavin Williamson launches attack on Theresa May's Labour Brexit talks as 'destined to fail' Sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched an attack on the Prime Minister's Brexit talks with Labour, saying they are "destined to fail"...
04:32, 05/12/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo f...
05:02, 09/06/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
13:32, 05/13/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks...
01:16, 05/07/2019

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" un...
22:00, 07/02/2019

UK Government to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson's government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday's sitting, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson has told ...
00:02, 09/10/2019

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s ...
23:48, 08/28/2019

Polish parliament to be suspended until after election Poland’s parliament is taking an unprecedented recess until after the October election on a motion from the ruling party that has raised questions ab...
12:48, 09/11/2019

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman F...
13:16, 09/10/2019

The Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions In today's Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions | Unity is brewing in the Commons | Lena Dunham's has Grand Designs | Jon Sopel floored by Tr...
14:48, 08/21/2019

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more season...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Use Of Plastic Within Parliament Complex Banned The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with...
17:16, 08/20/2019

Women Advance in Japan's Parliament Twenty-eight women were elected to the upper house of Japan’s Parliament on Sunday, tying the record set in the previous upper-house election three y...
19:48, 07/22/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections a...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker ...
22:32, 06/06/2019

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went i...
04:48, 09/10/2019

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-...
16:16, 07/03/2019

Five things we learned from parliament's tumultuous last day Two emergency debates, failure to trigger an election, and a protest as parliament was suspendedThe Speaker of the House has been nothing if not divi...
18:16, 09/10/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climat...
02:00, 05/09/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu repres...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Greek parliament to confirm new government Lawmakers in Greece are set to hold a vote to confirm the majority in Parliament held by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ new conservative governm...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Protest held against suspension of UK parliament People demonstrate at Parliament Square and outside Downing Street against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.  ...
21:48, 08/29/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate e...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Why are you not in parliament? Heckler interrupts UK PM Johnson Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester as he made a speech in northern England on Friday, with a man demanding to know why the British prime minist...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28...
20:32, 05/26/2019

"I Think Beyond Winning And Losing": PM's Top Quotes In Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the Parliament today during the ongoing Budget Session. The Prime Minister is delivering a note of thanks ...
15:48, 06/25/2019

Australian Parliament to ban extremists from coming home Australia is set to pass laws to delay suspected extremists from returning home while Australian supporters of the Islamic State group are demanding ...
05:16, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has res...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Ukraine’s new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliament Monday minutes after he wa...
13:16, 05/20/2019

British PM Saying "Sh*t" In Parliament Headlines UK's Crisis Week Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are...
20:32, 09/04/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial a...
23:48, 07/18/2019

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east against R...
12:48, 05/20/2019

UK Parliament Suspension Set To Begin After MPs Vote On Election Britain's parliament will be suspended for five weeks on Monday following another expected defeat by MPs for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he battl...
16:32, 09/09/2019

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmake...
13:00, 06/17/2019

U.K. Lawmakers in Uproar After Johnson Suspends Parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to push through Brexit, and some lawmakers are rushing to plan ways to block a sudden break with the European Unio...
21:48, 08/29/2019

Suspending parliament: Why it couldn't happen in Germany British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's constitutional maneuvers to prorogue Parliament would be unthinkable in Germany. Constitutional law professors...
16:16, 08/30/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coal...
21:00, 05/29/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide col...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Italy: Parliament to vote on new Conte government The lower house Chamber of Deputies must approve the cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promised ...
17:00, 09/09/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the hig...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Tunisian parliament speaker sworn in as new president Tunisian parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president on Thursday hours after President Beji Caid Essebsi's death in a smoot...
18:32, 07/25/2019

India's parliament approves changes to right to information law despite protests India's parliament on Thursday passed an amendment to the right to information law despite protests from activists who say the changes would diminish...
19:00, 07/25/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was...
11:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia tha...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Parliament Session To Be Extended, Says Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the government is moving to extend the Parliament session and noted that th...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections high...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior m...
23:32, 06/23/2019

Corbyn: Five-week closure of parliament is 'disgraceful' Parliament is going to be suspended at the close of business today - meaning MPs will be blocked from holding debates and votes for more than a month...
00:48, 09/10/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our cove...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Spain: Jailed Catalans, far right deputies in new Parliament A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorte...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Ukraine’s parliament rebels against president’s decree KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to a...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Italy: Parliament backs new Conte government The Italian lower house Chamber of Deputies approved the Cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promi...
23:00, 09/09/2019

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European U...
10:48, 05/26/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The iss...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Benin swears in new parliament after contested vote COTONOU, Benin (AP) — The West African nation of Benin has inaugurated its new parliament following elections in which opposition parties were banned...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament Officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter Turkey’s parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive d...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate ...
03:48, 08/29/2019

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise the...
13:32, 05/25/2019

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime ...
03:32, 05/30/2019

EU Parliament backs France's Lagarde as next ECB chief The nod from EU lawmakers paves the way for Lagarde to take up the post with the European Central Bank in November. Once formally confirmed, she will...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form...
11:32, 05/30/2019

PMs back building Holocaust memorial next to parliament All five living prime ministers have backed the building of a Holocaust memorial next to the Houses of Parliament, with Theresa May saying it is the ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling ou...
14:48, 08/21/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Socialists win Spain election as far-right enters parliament Spain's ruling Socialists have secured the most votes in the country's general election but failed to win a majority amid historic gains by the far-r...
01:16, 04/29/2019

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as l...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare ...
12:00, 05/10/2019

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate a...
21:32, 05/28/2019

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee'...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name R...
06:32, 07/03/2019

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of ...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by milita...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim pro...
21:00, 07/09/2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considere...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Nigerian Shi'ite group says police shot at them outside parliament Nigerian police shot at Shi'ite protesters outside the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday but the protesters did not shoot back, a spokesman for t...
18:32, 07/09/2019

The British Parliament Had a Complete Nervous Breakdown How bad have things gotten in British politics these days? For an answer, look no further than the past 24 hours, when the UK Parliament lost its god...
15:48, 09/10/2019

What PM Modi Said About Revamped Parliament Building Before 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he has asked government officials to look into requests by MPs' for modernising the parliament build...
21:00, 08/19/2019

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come...
20:00, 08/14/2019

UK Top Court To Rule On PM Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain's top court was told on Tuesday as it met ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parlia...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation wo...
13:16, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in ...
15:01, 09/05/2019

Minorities still lack a strong voice in new European Parliament Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU's population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament, leaving them ...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Secur...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Hungary's Fidesz might join new grouping in European parliament: PM Hungary's Fidesz party could join a new grouping in the European parliament if staying in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) does not lin...
09:00, 05/31/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Parliament Passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 Parliament on Tuesday approved a new bill to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties includin...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an up...
17:16, 05/06/2019

European Parliament opens, short of three barred Catalans The European Parliament began its first session of the new term on Tuesday, short of three Catalan members who were barred from joining, as hundreds ...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univer...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an electi...
23:16, 08/28/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic V...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
03:01, 07/02/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of R...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round o...
14:48, 07/03/2019

Australia Says China Behind Cyber Attack On Parliament: Report Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the...
11:49, 09/16/2019

Ukrainian leader’s party on track to win parliament majority The party of Ukraine’s president was on track Monday to win an absolute majority in parliament, a first in the country’s modern history that would ha...
17:00, 07/22/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark’s 179-seat parliament will be held June ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the cou...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to t...
20:00, 07/14/2019

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final...
21:32, 08/10/2019

If he loses in court, PM Johnson could suspend parliament again - document British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could suspend parliament again even if the Supreme Court rules that his original suspension, or prorogation, was...
15:32, 09/19/2019

Ukrainian president disbands parliament minutes after inauguration KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliament Mond...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Factbox: How will Britain allocate its seats to the European Parliament? The European Parliament election in Britain on May 23 is expected to show the polarization of views over Brexit, with strongly pro-Brexit and pro-EU ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Ut...
00:48, 06/03/2019

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliam...
14:48, 07/03/2019

UK reacts angrily to Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament The British people took to the streets of London to vent their anger at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament. Lawmakers hav...
13:16, 08/29/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-...
17:32, 07/23/2019

On Article 370 Scrapping, What Amit Shah Explained In Parliament Home Minister Amit Shah was greeted by a standing ovation from his BJP colleagues when he entered the Rajya Sabha to announce the far-reaching move t...
14:32, 08/05/2019

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who h...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Tuvalu parliament picks new PM in potential blow for Taiwan Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, whi...
04:01, 09/19/2019

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringin...
17:00, 08/06/2019

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament More than 6 million Malawians are voting Tuesday for president, parliament and local councils in the country’s sixth election since the 1994 end of d...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the gov...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
00:16, 07/04/2019

Ukraine president’s party gets solid parliament majority Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results sho...
21:32, 07/23/2019

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause ...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protes...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians a...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Top court to rule on British PM Johnson's suspension of parliament Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain's top court was told on Tuesday as it met ...
15:16, 09/17/2019

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action agai...
22:48, 05/24/2019

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully whe...
14:32, 09/19/2019

British PM could recall parliament if suspension ruled unlawful Boris Johnson could recall parliament if Britain's highest court rules he unlawfully suspended it, a government lawyer said on Tuesday, after judges ...
17:48, 09/17/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protester...
01:16, 05/02/2019