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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, ...

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner

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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 to return to work as the government and parliament...
05:00 2019-09-12

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 lawmakers to return to work as the government and p...
16:34 2019-09-11

Brexit crisis deepens, court rules parliament suspension unlawful Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful, deepening the uncertainty over Britain's departure from the Europ...
14:00 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson to fly back into Brexit storm as Parliament reopens after his shutdown ruled unlawful Boris Johnson is set to fly back into a political storm as Parliament today reopens after the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that his five-week shutdown was unlawful....
16:34 2019-09-25

UK Parliament suspension was ruled unlawful. What's next? In a landmark decision that will have far-reaching implications, the UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful....
07:00 2019-09-25

UK Supreme Court: Prorogation of Parliament was unlawful The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful. The court ruled that Parliament can reconvene "as soon as possible."...
13:00 2019-09-24

UK's Johnson will act if court says parliament suspension was unlawful: lawyer A lawyer for the British government told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that if it ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, he would...
16:17 2019-09-17

Scottish court says UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is unlawful Boris Johnson's decision to suspend the British parliament this week for five weeks was unlawful and should be annulled, Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday in an embarrassing setbac...
14:00 2019-09-11

Scottish court rules suspension of British Parliament 'unlawful' Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled that British PM Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. But the court did not call for the suspension to be repealed....
18:00 2019-09-11

Supreme court to hear claims suspension of parliament is unlawful Decision to increase number of judges from nine to 11 signifies significance of hearingSupreme court hearing - the key issuesEleven supreme court justices will hear the politically charged claim that ...
08:51 2019-09-17

Scottish court rules UK PM Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is unlawful Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for five weeks is unlawful, the lawmaker who led the challenge said....
12:00 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled unlawful by UK Supreme Court British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is refusing to step down amid growing calls for his resignation from leading politicians after the United Kingdom’s high court ruled that his suspension of Parliam...
20:34 2019-09-24

Scottish judges rule Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful Court backs MPs who said prorogation breached constitutionFollow all the latest political news on our live blogScottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament...
12:00 2019-09-11

U.K. Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful The U.K.’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Boris Johnson’s request for the Queen to suspend Parliament was “unlawful, void and of no effect,” in a severe blow for the British ...
03:00 2019-09-25

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful The decision could have wide-ranging political ramifications for Brexit, and Johnson, who is attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York.        ...
12:34 2019-09-24

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was unlawful Britain’s highest court on Tuesday ruled that Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament in the run-up to Brexit was “unlawful” — sparking immediate calls for his res...
15:34 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful, U.K. Supreme Court Rules In a major blow to the prime minister, the court ruled unanimously that Parliament is still in session and can resume its Brexit debate before the Oct. 14 date set by Mr. Johnson....
12:00 2019-09-24

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson took a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest on a firm promise to leave the Eu...
02:51 2019-06-19

Brexit campaigner wins appeal against over-spending fine The founder of a youth-focused pro-Brexit campaign has won an appeal against a 20,000 pound ($25,000) fine imposed by the UK electoral regulator for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum....
21:17 2019-07-19

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend UK Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Bri...
22:34 2019-09-11

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesd...
13:00 2019-09-11

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to rep...
14:00 2019-06-20

Supreme Court decision: Boris Johnson in crushing defeat as Parliament prorogation declared unlawful Lady Hale said the proroguing of Parliament on September 9 was 'void' John Bercow said MPs would return to Parliament tomorrow Read our live updates HERE...
21:34 2019-09-24

Supreme Court rules prorogation unlawful: UK newspapers divided on PM's defeat over Parliament shutdown The fallout from a historic Supreme Court ruling that found Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful is today splashed over the front pages of the UK's newspapers....
16:34 2019-09-25

Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain; Sajid Javed eliminated Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, continued his progress towards the top job on Thursday when he trounced his rivals again in the race to s...
15:34 2019-06-20

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 approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to bl...
22:00 2019-08-28

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 block a no-deal Brexit in the process....
21:34 2019-08-28

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 legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
21:00 2019-08-28

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. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showd...
05:00 2019-09-04

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. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is headed for a showdow...
17:34 2019-09-03

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
23:51 2019-05-23

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 Society on the destructive force of Hurricane Dorian, wh...
05:00 2019-09-03

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 through Brexit....
00:00 2019-06-07

British Parliament Traps UK PM In Brexit "Torment". What Happens Next? The United Kingdom's battle over Brexit returned to parliament on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson had unlawfully suspended it just weeks before the country is due....
01:34 2019-09-26

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 Minister who is struggling in his bid to call an.....
19:00 2019-09-06

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a div...
17:34 2019-08-14

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 legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
09:34 2019-08-29

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 deal....
22:00 2019-08-30

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 to new elections....
17:34 2019-09-04

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 with the opposition....
18:34 2019-09-05

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 leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved de...
00:00 2019-09-05

UK Parliament vote aims to delay no-deal Brexit Britain’s Parliament on Tuesday voted that a cross-party alliance can take control of the House of Commons agenda — part of the alliance’s bid to stop the UK leaving the EU on Oct. 31 without a ...
00:00 2019-09-04

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is set to determine whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push th...
12:17 2019-09-17

UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debate The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal....
21:00 2019-09-03

U.K. Government Plays Down Brexit as Queen Reopens Parliament A crucial week for Brexit began with Queen Elizabeth II presenting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain outside the European Union during a pomp-filled ceremony to reopen Parliament....
16:17 2019-10-14

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.        ...
09:51 2019-05-23

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 from leaving the European Union without a deal....
09:34 2019-09-05

EU parliament head says backstop must be part of Brexit deal The European Parliament chief on Thursday ruled out any Brexit deal without an Irish backstop but said the EU was willing to revive a proposal that would keep only Northern Ireland in the bloc's orbit...
14:00 2019-09-12

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 to suspend parliament....
16:17 2019-09-17

Brexit saga: What happens now after suspension of UK Parliament ruled illegal? Britain’s high court unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks amid the contentious debate surrounding Brexit was illegal....
20:34 2019-09-24

UK parliament reconvenes after government defeat: Here's what it means for Brexit The U.K. Parliament is set to reconvene on Wednesday following a historic ruling defeating Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament....
16:00 2019-09-25

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 with the EU. The pound fell 0.5% against the dolla...
04:00 2019-08-29

Brexit: UK rejects early election, suspends Parliament UK lawmakers have again rejected a call from PM Johnson for an early election. The UK government suspended Parliament until mid-October, nearly two weeks before an October 31 Brexit deadline....
07:34 2019-09-10

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 who say he has twisted parliamentary rules to......
22:34 2019-09-09

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 suggested to Sky News....
15:34 2019-08-18

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....
17:34 2019-05-28

British PM Johnson to restrict parliament time before Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents ...
13:00 2019-08-28

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 the country needed a leader who could negotiate with ...
17:00 2019-06-12

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 stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
01:34 2019-08-18

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 rebel lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break with the European Union, setting the stage f...
15:00 2019-08-28

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 Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after ...
13:00 2019-09-10

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 Britain's departure from the European Union until......
09:34 2019-09-10

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 formal approval....
03:34 2019-09-10

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 Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final att...
02:51 2019-05-22

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 said the possibility of sidelining parliament to force...
22:51 2019-06-08

16-year-old piano prodigy J.D. Tsasa bypassing college to train for 2022 NBA draft A classically trained pianist who graduated from high school at 16, J.D. Tsasa plans to bypass college for intense training for the 2022 NBA draft.       ...
22:00 2019-08-28

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 government is already prepared for it, German Foreign Minis...
06:34 2019-08-31

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, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of...
11:17 2019-06-16

Brexit Party loses to Labour in tight Parliament race Britain's opposition Labour Party have held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England in a tight by-election race, denying Nigel Farage's Brexit Party a first seat in Parliament....
09:34 2019-06-07

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....
17:51 2019-07-18

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 supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
02:51 2019-05-28

Johnson to tell France and Germany that UK parliament cannot stop Brexit: Telegraph Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the British parliament cannot stop Brexit, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported....
23:34 2019-08-17

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 frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Brit...
09:51 2019-07-18

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 Parliament, weeks before the United Kingdom is slated ...
04:34 2019-09-10

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 the European Union without a deal....
13:51 2019-07-07

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 British prime minister just suffered a major defea...
22:00 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament following latest Brexit defeat The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home e...
18:00 2019-09-10

U.K. Labour Party to seek Brexit deadline extension in Parliament Current plans call for Britain to leave the EU on that date unless Britain formally asks for an extension and each of the bloc’s other 27 nations agree....
21:34 2019-09-01

UK PM Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain's departure...
23:00 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson suffers another loss in key Parliament Brexit vote British lawmakers’ attempt to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson — and stop the country from leaving the European Union at the end of October without a divorce deal — passed a major...
01:00 2019-09-05

| Britain's Johnson faces parliament showdown over fate of Brexit The fate of Brexit hangs in the balance as parliament prepares for an explosive showdown with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that could end in a snap election....
17:34 2019-09-03

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 block a no-deal exit....
22:34 2019-09-09

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 grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift h...
17:00 2019-05-21

Brexit: Queen Approves UK Parliament's Suspension Till October 14 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 and EU exit day on October 31, infuriating......
22:00 2019-08-28

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-deal Brexit....
11:51 2019-07-10

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 Commons overnight as opposition MPs staged a protest ag...
14:00 2019-09-10

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, rejecting criticism of the measure from other Con...
14:00 2019-06-08

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 playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark t...
18:34 2019-07-02

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 country's most serious political crisis in decades....
04:34 2019-08-29

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 until mid-October.       ...
23:00 2019-08-29

Britain's Labour plans 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 taking Britain out of the European Union without a...
02:00 2019-08-30

UK Brexit ideas fall short, says European Parliament chief British PM Johnson's proposals to seek a Brexit deal fall well short of expectations on three key points, says Guy Verhofstadt. The UK leader is facing backlash over his confrontational tone in the Ho...
19:34 2019-09-26

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 a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup...
06:34 2019-08-29

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” Brexit to be forced through — or preempt a vote o...
19:00 2019-08-28

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 since becoming Prime Minister....
15:51 2019-09-16

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 until mid-October, the BBC reported, a move that could ...
19:00 2019-08-28

Ex-UK PM Major vows to block suspension of parliament for Brexit in court Former British prime minister John Major said on Wednesday he was ready to go to court to block a new leader from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a...
11:51 2019-07-10

The U.K. Prime Minister Is Facing a Huge Brexit Vote in Parliament Today (LONDON) — Lawmakers returned from their summer recess Tuesday for a pivotal day in British politics as they challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s insistence that the U.K. will leave t...
18:34 2019-09-03

Women in Parliament Call Out Boris Johnson for His Incendiary Language on Brexit The prime minister this week came up with new slurs for those who disagree with him about Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying they were humiliating their country....
09:34 2019-09-27

Rory Stewart outlines 'alternative parliament' to stop no-deal Brexit Tory MP says Betty Boothroyd could be enlisted as Speaker if Johnson prorogues parliamentRory Stewart, the surprise star of the Tory leadership election, has said he would help organise an “alternativ...
19:17 2019-07-07

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 has become an instant meme, causing anger among......
13:34 2019-09-04

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 mid-October without a divorce agreement. The unelect...
23:34 2019-09-06

Theresa May is back in Parliament amid Brexit chaos. This time, she’s not the target. The former prime minister’s return to rank-and-file lawmaker has many wondering whether she’ll back her successor, Boris Johnson, and steer clear of the spotlight....
02:00 2019-09-04

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 Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain's Europea...
18:34 2019-09-06

Labour's Corbyn: Johnson's Brexit plan won't pass Brussels, or Parliament UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has said Boris Johnson's Brexit plans would falter in Brussels and at the hands of British politicians. Meanwhile, the EU's Donald Tusk said he remained "open but st...
06:00 2019-10-04

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 partner....
05:34 2019-08-29

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 insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes...
08:00 2019-06-07

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 trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists......
18:34 2019-09-05

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 parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months....
21:17 2019-05-22

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 promising more to come if the U.K. doesn’t leave the bloc i...
19:17 2019-07-02

British parliament must reconvene immediately for Brexit crisis, 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 Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possibl...
10:34 2019-08-19

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 Monday, after leaked official documents forecast possibl...
12:00 2019-08-19

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 opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
22:00 2019-09-01

Johnson flies back to face UK parliament as Brexit chaos deepens Prime Minister Boris Johnson was flying home on Wednesday as determined as ever to push through Britain's departure from the European Union but facing reinvigorated opposition to his plans after the S...
11:00 2019-09-25

No-deal Brexit under fire: Parliament grabs brakes against Boris Johnson British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, showing again their resolve to stop a divorce...
18:34 2019-07-18

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 unlawful by a Scottish court....
13:34 2019-09-12

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied that he lied to Queen Elizabeth II over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
02:34 2019-09-13

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 European Union....
11:34 2019-09-04

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 Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans...
08:34 2019-09-04

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 resignation....
03:34 2019-05-27

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 representative at the new European parliament. The Br...
20:34 2019-07-04

Boris Johnson's Major Losses In Parliament Leave Brexit Terms In Doubt Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has staked his job on his ability to deliver Brexit, suffered two major losses in Parliament on Wednesday, leaving his governing authority in doubt and the terms of.....
07:00 2019-09-05

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 constitutional confrontation....
14:51 2019-05-29

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 election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
03:34 2019-09-05

UK attorney general calls Parliament a ‘disgrace,' ‘dead’ amid Brexit turmoil The British attorney general sparked furor Wednesday when he claimed that Parliament is “dead” and that lawmakers have “no moral right to sit on these green benches,” a day after a bombshell court dec...
18:34 2019-09-25

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 trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists surr...
13:00 2019-09-05

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-deal Brexit....
21:34 2019-08-28

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 Parliament ....
22:34 2019-08-31

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 Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
00:00 2019-08-14

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.        ...
20:34 2019-08-28

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 plan to suspend parliament, leaving lawmakers littl...
18:00 2019-08-28

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 possibility of suspending parliament to force through a...
01:34 2019-06-13

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 deadline for leaving the European Union came under fi...
02:00 2019-09-01

Boris Johnson asks queen to suspend Parliament to push through no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
16:00 2019-08-28

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case On Parliament Suspension 2 Weeks Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — A lawyer urged Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to rule that Prime Minister Boris Johnson illegally suspended Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the Euro...
15:17 2019-09-17

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 UKJo Swinson interview: Corbyn and Johnson are unfi...
16:00 2019-09-13

UK parliament's speaker promises 'creativity' to ensure PM Johnson obeys Brexit delay law House of Commons speaker John Bercow, has promised to use "creativity" to ensure Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not ignore a law which would prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union wi...
11:00 2019-09-13

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative act...
14:32 2019-05-21

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 Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, b...
03:34 2019-09-03

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 “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of...
16:00 2019-08-31

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 statement on Brexit....
04:00 2019-08-30

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 Cox, whether parliament can be shut down for five we...
11:00 2019-08-25

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 Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful ...
15:17 2019-09-19

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 during the playing of Ode to Joy, the European anthemUK...
21:34 2019-07-02

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 referendum....
16:00 2019-09-05

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 should stay on the table....
01:17 2019-06-17

MPs vote to force government to publish no-deal Brexit documents and private messages over Parliament suspension MPs have voted to force the government to publish documents setting out the impact of a no-deal Brexit and private messages about the planning for the five-week suspension of Parliament....
21:00 2019-09-09

Parliament suspension: Ruth Davidson resigns, acknowledging 'conflict I have felt over Brexit' – live news Petition calling for parliament not to be suspended reaches more than 1.4m signatures as Davidson quits as Scottish Tory leaderFull story: Davidson quits as Scottish Conservative leader‘Mad suggestion...
15:00 2019-08-29

Brexit: Boris Johnson to address MPs as minister brands parliament 'dead' with 'no moral right to sit' – live news Prime minister lands back in UK to face crisis following supreme court rulingMPs trying to force PM to seek Brexit extension earlierFull story: Corbyn tells PM to apologise to Queen and countryWhat ha...
17:00 2019-09-25

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 "national crisis"....
14:00 2019-08-18

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 presence in Westminster....
00:00 2019-09-08

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 over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke t...
17:17 2019-09-17

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 impasse....
18:34 2019-09-05

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 the decision....
08:34 2019-08-29

Brexit news LIVE: Row over rebels' bid to block no-deal as Michael Gove refuses to say if government would accept laws passed by Parliament The row over rebel MPs' bid to block a no-deal Brexit has escalated after Michael Gove refused to say whether the government would accept laws passed by Parliament....
17:00 2019-09-01

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 September 3....
18:00 2019-09-12

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 hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
03:51 2019-06-28

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 made a chaotic no-deal Brexit more likely....
04:00 2019-08-30

Campaigner loses legal battle over Johnson's EU bus claim A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take his fight to the Supreme Court....
01:00 2019-08-15

Luis Alvarez, September 11 first responder and campaigner, dies at 53 Ex-detective spent three months at World Trade Center siteAppearance in Congress was followed by hospice interviewsLuis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight f...
19:34 2019-06-30

Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said....
06:34 2019-09-12

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 action....
04:00 2019-08-30

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" for crashing out of the European Union....
12:00 2019-09-12

Spanish Franco-era 'stolen babies' campaigner finds her family The woman who has led the campaign on behalf of hundreds given up for adoption during the Fascist dictatorship has found her biological mother gave her up for adoption voluntarily. She is continuing h...
21:51 2019-07-12

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats: campaigner A Russian activist for LGBT rights who was fatally stabbed in St Petersburg had regularly received death threats and reported them to police, who did nothing to protect her before she was murdered, a ...
21:34 2019-07-23

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take...
20:34 2019-08-13

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations su...
13:34 2019-08-13

Tonga PM and democracy campaigner 'Akilisi Pohiva dies, aged 78 'Akilisi Pohiva was a lifelong pro-democracy advocate who rose from humble beginnings to become the first prime minister of the South Pacific island nation elected by parliament rather than appointed ...
09:00 2019-09-12

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg prepares to sail to the US – video 'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' says the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to sail across the North Atlantic to attend a...
16:34 2019-08-14

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....
17:00 2019-06-07

Ethical fashion campaigner Livia Firth: ‘We have turned a corner finally’ With the Green Carpet Fashion Awards opening in Milan, the eco pioneer explains why the once-unfashionable concept is a winnerEthical fashion used to be unfashionable. When Livia Firth launched her co...
11:00 2019-09-22

UK campaigner alleges party ‘abuse’ in pre-written tweets posted after her suicide A suicidal campaigner for the UK’s Conservative Party tweeted a string of sexual assault allegations against fellow members, and timed them to be released after her death — just as Prime Ministe...
19:34 2019-10-04

Matteo Salvini: the master campaigner counts cost of strategic errors Far-right League leader licks his wounds after gambit to collapse Italian government failsLess than a month ago, Matteo Salvini was in his element, drinking mojitos, DJing and posing for countless sel...
01:34 2019-08-30

Exclusive: Iran stadium campaigner says women attending match will 'break a taboo' Iranian women will be allowed to watch the national soccer team play on Thursday for the first time in over 40 years, but campaigners are not convinced the match against Cambodia heralds a wider openi...
02:17 2019-10-10

Exclusive: Iran stadium campaigner says women attending match will "break a taboo" Iranian women will be allowed to watch the national soccer team play on Thursday for the first time in over 40 years, but campaigners are not convinced the match against Cambodia heralds a wider openi...
16:51 2019-10-09

Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Britain's Parliament that could determine the fate of the country's exit from the European Union.        ...
21:00 2019-09-03

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the...
10:17 2019-06-17

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 8 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the city’s fight for political freedom. Just th...
15:17 2019-06-17

|CourtsaysformerenergyministerJeffRadebe'sousterofNecsaboard'unlawful' The North Gauteng High Court on Friday ruled that the decision by former minister of energy Jeff Radebe to remove the board of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) was unlawful...
01:00 2019-08-17

|ANALYSIS:Radebe's'unlawful'Necsamoveandwhatitmeans It was a somewhat hollow victory for former Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa) board members Kelvin Kemm, Pamela Bosman and Phumzile Tshelane, in a judgment handed down in the North Ga...
14:34 2019-08-19

ICE sued for ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’ civil arrests State and local law enforcement officials are suing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for carrying out “unlawful and unconstitutional” civil immigration arrests in and around New York...
22:34 2019-09-25

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions de...
22:00 2019-09-06

16 Shots: behind a shocking film about an unlawful police shooting The story of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is told in a devastating new documentary from the Oscar-nominated director Rick Rowley, who speaks about its importanceThe grainy dash-cam video dates itself: ...
11:34 2019-06-06

MPs start sitting in Commons after suspension ruled unlawful MPs have begun sitting in the House of Commons chamber after the Supreme Court delivered a bombshell ruling parliament's suspension was unlawful. ...
02:34 2019-09-25

Unlawful: the supreme court stuns Boris Johnson Philippe Sands QC on the decision by the supreme court to rule against the government on the suspension of parliament. Plus: Shoshana Zuboff on how to fight back against surveillance capitalismAs Bori...
17:00 2019-09-25

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pr...
19:00 2019-08-07

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court...
00:17 2019-06-21

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
22:00 2019-06-06

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. While legalizing mining is seemingly a positive move, it...
15:51 2019-08-05

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equalit...
11:17 2019-06-06

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
10:17 2019-06-23

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal pl...
21:34 2019-06-19

Unlawful sexual conduct investigation results in arrest of detention officer SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Cochise County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was arrested Monday in connection to an investigation into unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate. According to of...
08:34 2019-09-11

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late F...
23:34 2019-06-29

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international h...
13:17 2019-06-20

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afterno...
06:51 2019-06-18

Iran accuses US of “very dangerous and provocative act” and urges international community to demand US end unlawful acts UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran accuses US of “very dangerous and provocative act” and urges international community to demand US end unlawful acts. The post Iran accuses US of “very dang...
23:51 2019-06-20

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal...
11:17 2019-06-06

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
15:51 2019-06-06

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
00:00 2019-08-29

Federal police raid ABC News in Sydney over 'Afghan Files' stories alleging unlawful killings by Australian special forces Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published information from classified leaked military documents....
15:34 2019-06-05

Police demands for access to rape victims' phones 'unlawful', say campaign groups Demands by police for rape and sex assault complainants to hand over access to their phones or face their case being halted are unlawful, campaigners have claimed....
19:17 2019-07-23

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's par...
13:34 2019-07-17

Brexit Party's Farage eyes Conservative pact for a 'clean break' Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Wednesday he would consider a pact with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives ahead of a possible national election if Johnson agreed to press for a 'cl...
12:00 2019-09-11

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 beyond October 31....
18:17 2019-07-16

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 referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the E...
22:00 2019-09-04

'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 rational outcome over the next few months is to get...
04:17 2019-07-09

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 said....
09:00 2019-09-03

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appro...
23:01 2019-06-13

Brexit news as it happened: 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 said....
01:00 2019-09-03

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 discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to underst...
20:00 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
09:34 2019-09-11

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 has said....
09:51 2019-07-08

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-deal Brexit....
22:34 2019-08-24

Boris Johnson Brexit deal as it happened: Prime Minister insists 'no delay' to Brexit despite lawyer's court submission Boris Johnson has insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal....
11:51 2019-10-06

Boris Johnson Brexit deal LIVE: Prime Minister insists 'no delay' to Brexit despite lawyer's court submission Boris Johnson has insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal....
21:00 2019-10-04

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party...
09:34 2019-05-22

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 following his shock resignation today....
22:34 2019-09-05

|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" under his watch as committee head....
11:17 2019-07-03

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 journalists....
18:00 2019-09-09

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 what you need to know....
06:34 2019-08-29

UK Parliament suspended until October 14 Britain's Parliament was suspended Tuesday evening so that a new session can begin next week with a major policy speech from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government. (Oct. 9)  ...
18:17 2019-10-09

UK ruling on suspension of Parliament: 5 things to know British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is braced for a Supreme Court ruling on whether he misled the Queen and forced an unlawful suspension of Parliament. The case could shake Britain to its constituti...
09:00 2019-09-24

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 seasoned populist leaders....
00:17 2019-06-17

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.        ...
23:00 2019-08-29

Opinion: Parliament must not just reconvene, it needs to grow up, too The UK's Supreme Court ruling puts immense pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But MPs should also be feeling the heat, Mark Hallam argues. It's long past time that they focus on practical, prag...
16:34 2019-09-24

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are predictions of the European Parliament election results based on exit polls and some official results. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots betwe...
03:51 2019-05-27

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 government following a general election on July 7...
16:51 2019-07-22

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 Trump...
17:34 2019-08-21

Banksy's chimpanzee parliament up for auction A painting by British street artist Banksy depicting the UK Parliament populated by chimpanzees is to go on show on Saturday before going under auction. It’s expected to fetch up to $2.5 million (€2.2...
17:34 2019-09-28

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. F...
11:01 2019-05-27

The 'people versus parliament' narrative Adam Boulton and guests examine the bombshell announcement in the Supreme Court and the subsequent ill-tempered fall out in the House of Commons as Boris Johnson clings to his authority....
22:00 2019-09-26

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 years ago. A record 28% of candidates were women....
20:17 2019-07-22

Israel's Parliament To Be Sworn In Without New Government Israel's parliament will be sworn in Thursday without a new government formed as a deadlocked general election leaves Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambling to find a path to extend his long......
17:00 2019-10-03

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 into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
03:00 2019-09-10

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 of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly...
21:00 2019-06-06

UK Labour's Corbyn: we want parliament recalled British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday he supported recalling parliament to deal with the Brexit crisis but sidestepped a question about whether he would step down as lead...
13:34 2019-08-19

Vaiko Set To Return To Parliament After 15 Years, With Help From DMK MDMK Chief V Gopalasamy or Vaiko, one of the is all set to return to parliament after 15 years. His party today nominated him as its candidate for upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha....
13:17 2019-07-02

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 effect from Tuesday....
17:00 2019-08-20

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 divisive but there is no doubt John Bercow has an impec...
14:00 2019-09-10

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sp...
22:00 2019-06-20

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-and-a-half years....
15:51 2019-07-03

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ej...
01:01 2019-07-08

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 French....
16:00 2019-09-10

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 the opposition parties should not have any objection....
19:51 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Set To Suspend UK Parliament From October 8 To 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to ask for parliament to be suspended from October 8 to 14, his Downing Street office said Wednesday, after a previous attempt was ruled unlawful....
04:34 2019-10-03

UK PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on Wed...
15:34 2019-07-24

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 protesters....
19:17 2019-07-09

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 minister after weeks of political turmoil over the ...
04:34 2019-05-30

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 considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliame...
16:51 2019-06-20

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 parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said.....
16:17 2019-07-17

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 five of the most unusual:...
20:34 2019-09-04

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 austerity budget...
23:17 2019-07-18

"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 collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
14:17 2019-06-20

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parliament for the first time...
11:34 2019-05-25

PM hints at second parliament suspension in bear pit Commons Boris Johnson has suggested he could push for a second suspension of parliament after opposition parties flatly rejected his challenge of a no-confidence vote....
04:34 2019-09-26

Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson dared his foes to try to topple him at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain's highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ...
01:34 2019-09-26

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 their constitutional rights....
17:17 2019-05-25

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 coverage....
14:34 2019-05-24

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 valuable". ......
11:00 2019-06-17

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 Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally a...
07:17 2019-06-14

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 in the country say they're baffled by recent devel...
01:34 2019-08-30

UK 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 Brexit....
11:00 2019-08-29

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 Brexit....
01:34 2019-08-29

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 under such strain....
22:00 2019-08-14

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
13:34 2019-08-28

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup....
09:34 2019-06-05

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 building by 2022, when the country is set to celebrate.....
01:00 2019-08-20

British man jailed for life over Parliament car ramming A man who drove his car into people outside the British Parliament last year, injuring several, has received a life sentence. A judge found that the driver had a "terrorist purpose."...
00:17 2019-10-15

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, desp...
07:00 2019-08-21

UK court rules parliament suspension illegal In a setback for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Britain's Supreme Court has ruled that the suspension of Parliament was illegal. (Sept. 24)        ...
18:00 2019-09-24

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sente...
17:51 2019-06-11

Kenyan MP and baby ejected from parliament session Several colleagues walked out of parliament after Zuleikha Hassan was forced to leaveSome Kenyan lawmakers are protesting against a decision by the temporary speaker of parliament’s lower house to eje...
17:00 2019-08-08

UK's Raab says suspending parliament is lawful and proper British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Friday accusations that his government's suspension of parliament was a constitutional outrage were "nonsense"....
10:34 2019-08-30

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 legislature after they failed to organize as a sing...
14:34 2019-06-13

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 municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidenc...
12:00 2019-06-13

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 charges....
01:17 2019-05-23

Senator fires gun outside Haitian Parliament; two wounded A photographer with The Associated Press and another man were wounded Monday outside the Haitian parliament after a senator fired a pistol during a confrontation with protesters.  ...
20:34 2019-09-24

British man gets life for driving into people by Parliament A man who drove his car into several people before it slammed into a barrier outside Britain’s Parliament in a bid “to kill as many people as possible” has been sentenced to life imprisonment for atte...
14:51 2019-10-14

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 June 17....
23:17 2019-06-05

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 Union....
03:00 2019-08-30

Italy's Parliament Approves Plan to Downsize Itself The move to cut the number of lawmakers by more than a third is a victory for Italy’s antiestablishment 5 Star Movement and one that eliminates a potential source of friction in Prime Minister Giusepp...
07:17 2019-10-09

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 out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
10:00 2019-08-21

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 address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
22:51 2019-06-21

EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16: spokesman The leaders of the EU's political groupings on Thursday said the European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, confirming an earlier plan, a...
12:00 2019-07-11

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 the Shi'ite group, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (...
19:17 2019-07-09

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 to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully...
00:17 2019-09-18

Boris Johnson Is Defiant as U.K. Parliament Reconvenes After a stinging Supreme Court defeat, the prime minister came out fighting on Brexit. He also infuriated some lawmakers by invoking the memory of Jo Cox, a Brexit opponent....
14:34 2019-09-26

The Latest: Italy’s Sassoli 7 shy of leading EU Parliament David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc at the European Parliament, fell just short of an absolute majority in the first round of voting to become the next president ...
12:17 2019-07-03

Lebanon speaker says U.S. sanctions are an assault on parliament New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on parliament and the country, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday....
11:51 2019-07-10

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....
21:34 2019-09-09

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
11:17 2019-07-03

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
15:51 2019-07-08

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 battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy amid......
22:34 2019-09-09

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 action...
20:34 2019-05-28

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 Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
07:17 2019-07-03

UK to suspend parliament next Tuesday for new policy programme British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask Queen Elizabeth to suspend, or prorogue, parliament from next Tuesday Oct. 8 until the following Monday when it will launch its new legislative agenda....
21:00 2019-10-02

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 highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of th...
03:51 2019-05-27

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 promised a stronger pro-EU focus and less bickering....
07:34 2019-09-10

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 Union....
10:17 2019-05-26

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
15:51 2019-07-02

Economic Survey To Be Tabled In Parliament Today Prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian, today's Economic Survey will be the first under the re-elected Narendra Modi government. The release of Economic Survey 2018-19 comes a......
07:17 2019-07-04

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 lawmakers took oath as members of the house - led by Prime...
13:17 2019-06-17

Factbox: Party time - Groups in EU parliament National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups. These are in some flux following the vote, especially on the eurosceptic right, but in the outgoing legislature the ...
12:00 2019-05-28

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 a stronger pro-EU focus and less bickering....
15:34 2019-09-09

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 call was yet to be taken....
21:00 2019-08-10

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 told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chines...
17:34 2019-08-06

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 property. As the protesters entered the building, p...
00:34 2019-07-03

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 wearing the Catalan flag protested against their ex...
18:00 2019-07-02

Algeria parliament president Bouchareb resigns: Ennahar TV Algerian parliament president Moad Bouchareb quit on Tuesday, Ennahar TV and a parliamentary source said, after prolonged demands for his removal by protesters who saw him as a pillar of the ruling el...
13:51 2019-07-02

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down Friday after it emerged that he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politics and couldn't have come at a worse time for th...
21:34 2019-08-08

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 general election in May, five people with direct.....
10:17 2019-09-16

Top court to rule on British PM Johnson's suspension of parliament Britain's top court met on Tuesday to consider whether a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was illegal....
13:51 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or...
18:00 2019-09-09

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
17:51 2019-07-02

U-turn from Matt Hancock as he defends suspending parliament Matt Hancock says he "didn't raise any concerns" about Boris Johnson's plans to prorogue parliament, despite being against the idea during his leadership campaign....
11:00 2019-09-01

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 when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
17:17 2019-09-19

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 have also reacted with indignation, comparing the move...
10:34 2019-08-29

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the ...
19:34 2019-07-04

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
16:34 2019-07-04

BJP's Pragya Thakur Missing In Court, A Regular In Parliament Pragya Singh Thakur may not be regular with her court appearances despite being a terror accused. But when it comes to attendance in Lok Sabha, the first-time lawmaker is definitely a topper.......
19:17 2019-07-05

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential secur...
22:17 2019-07-03

MPs pledge to form alternative parliament in case of prorogation Cross-party declaration calls Boris Johnson a threat to ‘very nature’ of British democracyPolitics live – latest updatesBoris Johnson has been described as a threat to the “very nature” of British dem...
20:00 2019-08-27

UK parliament Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit Britain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role....
00:34 2019-09-10

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 parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation ...
15:34 2019-07-03

UK Labour's Abbott says PM Johnson aiming for a coup against parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to limit lawmakers' opportunity to derail his Brexit plans represents a coup against parliament, Labour home affairs spokeswoman Diane Abbott said on Wednes...
13:00 2019-08-28

Protests erupt as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly suspended Parliament until next month and said he would not seek a Brexit extension as opposition lawmakers protested the maneuver by holding up signs th...
17:34 2019-09-10

Parliament Gets New Lighting System To Shine Bright Every Night The parliament on Tuesday evening lit up with a dynamic range of themes after a new lighting system was installed on its facade ahead of the 73rd Independence Day celebrations....
04:00 2019-08-14

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and...
22:34 2019-06-07

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 election on"....
01:34 2019-08-29

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, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island na...
02:51 2019-09-19

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the...
00:51 2019-07-03

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 had fought for democracy....
13:34 2019-06-10

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 has taken such strong action against the chemical o...
07:34 2019-07-03

Facebook denies giving contradictory evidence to parliament Committee chairman suggested staff knew Cambridge Analytica had misused data before Guardian revelationFacebook executives did not give contradictory evidence to a parliamentary committee investigatin...
14:34 2019-08-13

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 the government in New Delhi greater authority over t...
09:34 2019-08-07

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 government building....
13:17 2019-06-21

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the p...
21:17 2019-07-19

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
11:34 2019-06-20

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 are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
18:34 2019-07-12

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger...
15:51 2019-07-11

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecuto...
13:34 2019-07-17

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
18:00 2019-06-28

"No Such Request By PM": Centre To Parliament On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid chaos in parliament on Tuesday over US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said he was.....
10:34 2019-07-23

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha....
10:17 2019-06-19

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
03:34 2019-09-05

DW rejects accreditation threat from Russia's Duma parliament Russia is threatening to revoke DW's accreditation after it declined to accept an invitation to a parliamentary commission in Moscow. DW's Director General Peter Limbourg rejects the Russian allegatio...
03:34 2019-09-05

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it through....
15:34 2019-07-14

Union Cabinet Meeting At Parliament Today Afternoon A meeting of Union Cabinet is scheduled to take place at Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting is scheduled for 1 pm and will be held at the Annexe building of Parliament....
10:17 2019-07-17

UK PM Denies Lying To Queen Elizabeth Over Suspension Of Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks after a court ruled his decision to do so was unlawful....
17:34 2019-09-12

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 Parliament....
18:34 2019-09-05

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 hand President Volodymyr Zelenskiy a clear mandate fo...
16:51 2019-07-22

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
02:17 2019-07-18

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
21:34 2019-07-15

Portugal parliament condemns plan for dictatorship museum Portugal's parliament voted on Wednesday to condemn a plan by a the hometown of the late dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar to open a museum dedicated to his New State regime after complaints from form...
22:34 2019-09-11

PM braced for result of legal challenge to parliament suspension A judgement in one of several legal challenges against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend parliament is due later, as the prime minister comes towards the end of a bruising week....
04:34 2019-09-06

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-old who has inspired a global network of young clim...
16:01 2019-07-23

Greek PM says to submit tax cut plan to parliament in coming weeks The Greek government will submit a bill to parliament in the coming weeks to cut taxes, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday....
13:17 2019-07-10

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
00:17 2019-07-10

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union.....
00:00 2019-06-17

Judge Rejects Challenge By Opponents Of UK Parliament Suspension A Scottish judge on Friday rejected a legal challenge to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament, in a blow for opponents of the controversial move....
04:00 2019-08-31

UK parliament to be suspended on Monday until October- PM Johnson's spokesman The British parliament will be suspended at the end of business on Monday until the middle of next month, the spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said....
13:00 2019-09-09

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
18:34 2019-07-01

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 to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir by......
14:17 2019-08-05

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The Lok Sabha on Tuesday cleared a bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two separate union territories - Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill was cleared by the......
16:00 2019-08-06

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
21:34 2019-07-01

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain a...
15:34 2019-08-31

UK holds #StopTheCoup rallies against Johnson's suspension of parliament Thousands of protesters have condemned Boris Johnson for taking an "undemocratic" decision to suspend parliament. But he has defended his actions, saying he needed a clean slate to prioritize "our dom...
16:34 2019-08-31

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
13:00 2019-08-22

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest for more ambitious efforts to fight climate change....
23:51 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
01:00 2019-09-04

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move.....
00:17 2019-06-29

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on......
18:00 2019-07-24

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections...
13:34 2019-06-17

Italy's Salvini to respond to parliament over Russia case Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini bowed to demands on Tuesday to address parliament on allegations that his right-wing League party had sought illegal funding from Russia, saying he would t...
17:51 2019-07-16

Georgia's parliament backs 'Moscow's man' for prime minister Georgian lawmakers have confirmed former Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia as next prime minister. He is best-known for orchestrating a violent crackdown against anti-government protesters, many of th...
21:34 2019-09-08

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
05:51 2019-09-01

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, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by th...
06:51 2019-07-02

Parliament Speaker in Nepal Resigns After Rape Accusation After a parliamentary employee accused Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping her, the governing Communist Party forced him to step down. He denies the accusations....
04:34 2019-10-02

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
21:17 2019-06-04