LOCALNEWSDETROIT.COM: Breaking News - Latest of The Hour 09:00 2019-07-14

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, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary....

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

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Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a...
14:48 2019-06-18

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, continued his progress toward the top job on Thursday ...
09:16 2019-06-20

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...
10:16 2019-06-20

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 ...
17:48 2019-06-06

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit ...
06:00 2019-06-11

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labo...
22:32 2019-05-21

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.   ...
05:48 2019-05-23

Brexit: suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has sai...
10:16 2019-06-08

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal Brexit British justice minister David Gauke said on Sunday he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of t...
08:16 2019-07-07

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult suppor...
23:16 2019-05-27

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hila...
05:32 2019-06-16

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of gras...
06:00 2019-05-22

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 Nige...
03:32 2019-06-07

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the pla...
12:01 2019-07-02

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...
13:16 2019-06-08

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's i...
04:32 2019-06-07

Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem 'Ode to Joy' at EU Parliament opening Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promisin...
23:48 2019-07-02

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition par...
16:00 2019-05-22

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel F...
23:32 2019-06-06

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

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutiona...
13:48 2019-05-29

Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resign...
21:48 2019-05-26

Brexit party MEPs turn their backs at European parliament's opening session – video At the first plenary session of the newly elected European parliament on Tuesday, 29 Brexit party MEPs marked the opening by turning their backs duri...
18:16 2019-07-02

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament shoul...
23:16 2019-06-16

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabou...
06:00 2019-07-10

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 actuall...
10:16 2019-05-21

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...
00:48 2019-06-28

Brexit news: 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...
06:32 2019-06-07

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 Ci...
19:32 2019-06-29

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 h...
20:16 2019-07-12

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 H...
09:32 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 th...
09:32 2019-06-17

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killi...
04:32 2019-06-07

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...
01:16 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 ...
23:48 2019-06-22

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 ...
04:16 2019-06-06

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 violatio...
20:16 2019-06-20

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 com...
11:16 2019-06-06

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saud...
08:16 2019-06-20

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 ...
20:32 2019-06-20

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 signat...
19:32 2019-06-19

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. ...
22:32 2019-06-29

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...
00:32 2019-06-18

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...
04:16 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...
09:32 2019-06-06

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling ve...
10:48 2019-05-23

'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 ...
10:32 2019-07-08

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department h...
20:16 2019-07-08

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conser...
02:32 2019-05-22

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters...
13:48 2019-05-22

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" un...
18:00 2019-07-02

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 par...
20:48 2019-07-07

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more season...
17:16 2019-06-16

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition brea...
05:48 2019-05-27

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...
20:48 2019-05-26

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 th...
15:32 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-...
09:48 2019-07-03

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 ...
15:32 2019-06-06

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmake...
08:16 2019-06-17

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim ...
07:16 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 ...
15:00 2019-05-22

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 ...
13:00 2019-06-13

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he s...
04:00 2019-06-05

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections high...
20:48 2019-05-26

Moldova: Ousted president against dissolving parliament MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova’s ousted president says he wants to cancel a decision by his interim replacement to dissolve parliament amid a deepening ...
10:16 2019-06-11

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considere...
13:32 2019-06-20

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...
13:01 2019-06-05

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia tha...
06:32 2019-05-25

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise the...
08:00 2019-05-25

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has res...
08:32 2019-06-21

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...
10:48 2019-07-08

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European U...
07:16 2019-05-26

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 count...
11:32 2019-06-11

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee'...
05:32 2019-07-03

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our cove...
04:32 2019-05-24

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 ...
22:00 2019-06-13

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name R...
06:48 2019-07-03

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 ...
06:48 2019-07-03

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate a...
14:32 2019-05-28

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coal...
14:48 2019-05-29

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 ...
21:48 2019-05-29

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coal...
03:48 2019-05-30

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...
12:48 2019-06-21

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 ...
11:00 2019-07-02

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who h...
07:00 2019-06-10

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of...
08:16 2019-05-26

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 cham...
19:48 2019-07-02

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall ...
17:48 2019-05-26

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 ...
23:16 2019-07-02

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chu...
13:16 2019-05-31

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the r...
22:48 2019-05-30

EU parliament postpones Farage hearing on funding to June 13 The European Parliament postponed on Wednesday a hearing for British Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to assess whether he broke funding rules by fai...
13:32 2019-06-05

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers ...
09:16 2019-05-24

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work i...
12:16 2019-05-24

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruli...
10:48 2019-06-05

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 ...
10:48 2019-06-05

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a coalition government. ...
01:16 2019-05-30

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 all...
12:32 2019-07-02

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action agai...
05:16 2019-05-25

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the cou...
11:32 2019-05-25

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 ...
23:48 2019-07-02

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the Eur...
20:32 2019-05-27

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the lef...
19:48 2019-05-27

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, ...
02:00 2019-07-04

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....
11:48 2019-06-04

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 ...
15:16 2019-06-07

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of ...
08:16 2019-07-03

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
21:00 2019-07-03

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremo...
07:48 2019-05-29

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 possessio...
02:48 2019-07-01

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament...
13:16 2019-06-08

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the Eu...
09:16 2019-07-04

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 n...
09:16 2019-07-04

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after violent unrest Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, a day after violent protests outside the parliament building rocked Tbilisi, the ru...
08:16 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
21:32 2019-07-01

EU Commission appointee von der Leyen to seek parliament approval German Ursula von der Leyen, appointed by European Union leaders as the next head of the bloc's executive, will attend later on Wednesday a session o...
05:48 2019-07-03

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 ...
11:00 2019-06-28

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 pa...
21:48 2019-06-28

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Ph...
11:16 2019-05-22

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the gove...
12:16 2019-06-04

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the gov...
03:16 2019-06-21

| 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 b...
18:48 2019-07-01

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition gove...
10:00 2019-05-27

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliam...
13:16 2019-07-03

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians a...
13:01 2019-07-12

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to d...
15:32 2019-05-21

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...
23:32 2019-06-16

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff Univer...
19:00 2019-05-23

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 thr...
11:48 2019-07-15

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 municip...
09:32 2019-06-17

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....
17:00 2019-07-15

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed th...
02:32 2019-05-22

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 ...
13:32 2019-07-10

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 Rajy...
02:16 2019-06-19

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 o...
07:48 2019-07-11

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"....
17:48 2019-07-09

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and acro...
15:32 2019-05-23

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of...
06:16 2019-05-24

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short of aim of being third biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces wi...
10:48 2019-06-13

Parliament LIVE Updates: BJP's Om Birla New Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days...
02:16 2019-06-19

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Secur...
13:16 2019-05-21

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on inco...
16:48 2019-06-04

BJP Attacks Rahul Gandhi For Using Phone In Parliament, Congress Objects The Congress raised strong objections on Thursday to the comments made by BJP leaders on Rahul Gandhi using his mobile phone during President Ram Nat...
18:16 2019-06-20

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, d...
11:00 2019-07-02

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
20:48 2019-06-28

Spain's PM investiture debate to begin July 22: parliament speaker Spain's parliament will begin the process to vote on whether to renew Pedro Sanchez, whose Socialists won a national election in April without a majo...
06:16 2019-07-02

Parliament Updates: Budget To Boost Investment, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Parliament Live Updates: A number of bills are scheduled to be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The discussions in the Lok Sabha...
05:48 2019-07-12

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said sh...
02:32 2019-07-03

Parliament LIVE Updates: Day 12 Begins With BJP Parliamentary Party Meet The BJP's parliamentary party meeting, held at the Parliament library building, concluded today. This was the first such meeting of the BJP during th...
02:16 2019-07-02

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every eve...
02:48 2019-07-16

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving p...
17:48 2019-05-27

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanj...
20:48 2019-06-08

Hong Kong protesters overrun parliament, spraying graffiti Protesters took over the territory's legislative chamber on Monday, smashing reinforced glass and spray painting graffiti onto the walls. Their anger...
15:48 2019-07-01

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were sum...
06:32 2019-05-28

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beij...
05:32 2019-06-21

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
15:32 2019-07-04

EU Commission nominee seeks parliament support after top jobs wrangle European Union governments' surprise nominee for president of their executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, sought support in the bloc's parliamen...
14:32 2019-07-03

Zuckerberg's latest snub could land him in contempt of Canadian parliament Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have snubbed an official summons and risk being held in contempt of the Canadian Parliament. The pair were called...
10:32 2019-05-28

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian...
23:01 2019-06-20

Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap n...
14:16 2019-05-22

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tu...
12:32 2019-05-21

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consu...
12:32 2019-05-21

U.S. plan will not lure Lebanon into settling Palestinians: parliament speaker Lebanon will not be lured by a U.S. plan to invest billions in the country in return for settling Palestinian refugees, its parliament speaker Nabih ...
06:32 2019-06-23

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke it...
09:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel’s political crisis (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, ...
17:32 2019-05-29

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as P...
17:48 2019-05-29

| Madagascar leader sees parliament win amid fraud complaints Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina says he believes his party and allies are on course for a majority in the country's new parliament, but the oppo...
18:16 2019-05-29

"Malegaon Accused Will Be In Parliament": Sharad Pawar On Pragya Thakur Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar attacked the BJP on Monday for fielding Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal in the L...
23:32 2019-06-10

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thu...
10:16 2019-06-20

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
01:32 2019-07-10

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of w...
23:32 2019-06-03

Manfred Weber reelected leader of conservative EPP in European Parliament The German lawmaker has negotiated a minor hurdle in his bid for Europe's top job. But France still opposes his aim of becoming European Commission p...
12:32 2019-06-05

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot pol...
16:48 2019-06-20

Voting in Papua New Guinea 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 ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged sepa...
10:16 2019-05-21

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
15:16 2019-07-12

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising ...
02:32 2019-06-05

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
17:16 2019-05-23

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
15:16 2019-07-08

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the Eur...
06:32 2019-05-25

Georgia police fire rubber bullets at parliament protesters Riot police in Georgia have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as demonstrators tried to enter the national parliament building. An invite for a Russi...
20:32 2019-06-20

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the lef...
12:01 2019-05-27

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister...
00:48 2019-05-30

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world...
14:48 2019-06-23

New Trinamool Lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty, Nusrat Jahan Reach Parliament Actress-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan on Monday arrived at the Parliament for the first time after getting elected in Bengal i...
13:16 2019-05-27

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Ministe...
04:16 2019-05-28

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government bef...
12:32 2019-05-27

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting i...
12:32 2019-06-05

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook a...
20:16 2019-05-27

CORRECTED-Papua New Guinea parliament meets to elect new prime minister Papua New Guinea's parliament is set to convene in Port Moresby on Thursday to elect a new prime minister after outgoing leader Peter O'Neill resigne...
21:48 2019-05-29

European voters cast ballots to elect new parliament as nationalism mounts The election began on Thursday, but most of the EU’s 28 member states, including the biggest of all, Germany and France, are voting on Sunday, and th...
13:00 2019-05-26

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overrid...
15:48 2019-07-02

U.S. Mideast plan to boost Palestinian resistance: Iran parliament head Iran's parliament speaker said on Sunday a U.S. Middle East peace plan was "toying with a nation's dignity" and would lead to stronger resistance aga...
12:32 2019-06-23

Parliament Live Updates: Congress Leaders Protest Over Karnataka Crisis Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today. Congress lead...
06:32 2019-07-11

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seiz...
13:32 2019-06-05

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what...
07:32 2019-06-04

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's g...
15:00 2019-05-27

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist ...
15:16 2019-07-02

Rahul Gandhi vs Rajnath Singh In Parliament After Wayanad Farmer Suicide Rahul Gandhi's comment on the "terrible" state of farmers in the country provoked a rebuttal from Union Minister Rajnath Singh in parliament on Thurs...
06:32 2019-07-11

Von der Leyen, nominee to head EU executive, rushes to seek parliament backing EU member governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula Von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU ...
05:48 2019-07-03

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, wil...
10:32 2019-06-14

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over ot...
07:32 2019-07-03

New Zealand speaker claims suspected serial rapist working in parliament Claim follows review into bullying and harassment that uncovered three allegations of serious sexual assaultThe deputy leader of New Zealand’s opposi...
04:32 2019-05-22

Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and c...
21:48 2019-07-15

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occ...
20:16 2019-07-10

Hungary: Parliament puts Academy of Sciences institutes under government control The Hungarian parliament has voted to restructure its science sector to give government full control. Academics sharply criticize the move, fearing a...
18:48 2019-07-02

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed...
11:32 2019-06-14

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clas...
15:16 2019-06-09

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defens...
13:16 2019-07-15

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
03:32 2019-07-04

Parliament LIVE Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon On Monday, the government had introduced 8 bills in Parliament. The Aadhaar Amendment bill was passed which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof ...
04:00 2019-07-09

Sonia Gandhi Chairs Meet Of Opposition Leaders On Parliament Strategy United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday chaired a meeting of leaders of constituent parties and other allies to discuss their...
20:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam condemns 'extremely violent' storming of parliament City wakes to tense calm after splinter group of protesters smashed their way into the legislative council and raised the former colonial flagHong Ko...
12:01 2019-07-02

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the ...
14:16 2019-07-05

Watch: Broom In Hand, Hema Malini Joins Cleanliness Drive At Parliament BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, accompanied by Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur, participated in a cleanliness drive organised in the Parliament...
05:48 2019-07-13

Naveen Patnaik Asks Lawmakers To Submit Report On Issues Raised In Parliament BJD president Naveen Patnaik Sunday asked party MPs to apprise him of the issues they raise in Parliament and steps taken to resolve them once in two...
22:32 2019-07-14

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an int...
15:32 2019-05-28

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of ball...
13:16 2019-07-03

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election...
17:32 2019-05-21

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six mont...
03:48 2019-06-28

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the ...
02:16 2019-07-11

Long, Rowdy Feud in Afghan Parliament Mirrors Wider Political Fragility Repeated episodes of violence over who will lead a body that was chosen in a disputed vote have raised concerns ahead of a crucial presidential elect...
13:32 2019-06-19

Rahul Gandhi Forgets To Sign After Parliament Oath, Rajnath Singh Prompts Congress president Rahul Gandhi, elected to parliament for the fourth time, took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday. Mr Gandhi, however...
10:32 2019-06-17

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct c...
16:00 2019-07-01

Thousands of protesters try to storm Georgia’s parliament building, calling for government’s resignation TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters try to storm Georgia’s parliament building, calling for government’s resignation. The pos...
15:32 2019-06-20

Congress To Raise Issue Of Small Savings Rate Cut Roll Back In Parliament The Congress took a dig at the Union government on Saturday, dubbing its decision to reduce interest rate on small savings schemes as its "return gif...
18:48 2019-06-29

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says BRUSSELS (AP) — Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says. The post Turnout fo...
19:48 2019-05-26

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
15:00 2019-05-29

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote-exit poll The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in Dutch voting for the European Parliament, easily bea...
17:00 2019-05-23

Member of Parliament leaves 10-year-old son at UK prime minister's residence in school closure protest It's no accident that an English woman left her 10-year-old son and some of his school friends on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London, which ser...
12:48 2019-07-06

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territ...
08:32 2019-07-02

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their cre...
00:32 2019-06-18

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a for...
19:01 2019-05-21

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total. ...
16:16 2019-05-23

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed...
19:48 2019-07-01

Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government. The post Israe...
17:32 2019-05-29

Marine Le Pen's National Rally party wins France elections for European Parliament, Greens surge in Germany: polls Europe's longtime political center appeared to shrink Sunday as exit polls and early results from the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in...
20:48 2019-05-26

Westminster terror accused 'wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at police outside Parliament' An alleged terrorist wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at cyclists and police outside the Houses of Parliament, a court has hea...
20:16 2019-07-08

"Radhe-Radhe", Says Hema Malini After Taking Oath In Parliament Hema Malini concluded her oath with "Radhe Radhe! Krishnam Vande, Jagat Guru". This was followed by thumping of the tables and chanting of "Radhe Rad...
10:48 2019-06-18

What Happens Next in Brexit? It’s three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, but the Brexit saga drags on. Departure day has been postponed twice, and what kind...
19:48 2019-05-21

Grenfell survivors beam damning message onto Parliament: 'This building still hasn't kept its promises' Survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire have projected a damning message on to the Houses of Parliament two years on from the deva...
03:48 2019-06-18

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support ...
02:32 2019-05-25

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hou...
04:16 2019-06-19

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Trump can help the UK out of the Brexit madness The slow motion resignation of long-since powerless British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is embarrassingly clinging to office until after Presiden...
03:32 2019-06-03

No-deal Brexit risk seen rising again but still low No-deal Brexit risks are on the rise again, some investment banks say, though parliament's resolute opposition to Britain crashing out of the EU with...
09:48 2019-05-29

With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also ope...
11:48 2019-06-11

Hancock would be 'brutally honest' about Brexit as PM Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the n...
01:16 2019-05-26

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that war...
19:32 2019-05-21

New British PM will not get better Brexit deal - Ireland The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney s...
07:48 2019-05-24

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise th...
07:16 2019-06-11

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Follow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is t...
10:32 2019-05-21

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the...
06:32 2019-05-24

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the...
12:16 2019-05-24

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains ...
08:48 2019-05-21

The Latest: UK candidates debate – what else – Brexit LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 8:25 p.m. The five men competing to be Britain...
16:48 2019-06-18

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain&a...
05:32 2019-06-03

What a ‘No-Deal Brexit’ Means and Why It’s a Risk Again The threat of a no-deal Brexit is back, and companies on both sides of the English Channel are gearing up once again for the scenario they consider t...
18:16 2019-07-02

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next ele...
08:32 2019-06-05

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has show...
13:16 2019-05-23

UK PM May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central ple...
15:01 2019-07-12

What to Expect From the Next Season of Brexit Saga It’s been three years since Britain voted to break away from the European Union, but the country still hasn’t managed to leave. Delivering a departur...
19:48 2019-07-03

Now up to others to find Brexit solution: PM May's spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday it was now up to others to break the country's deadlock over Brexit, declining to comme...
08:16 2019-05-28

Theresa May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European...
03:16 2019-05-23

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European...
05:16 2019-05-23

Brexit: 'Best option' is to leave with a deal, says May Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union...
15:16 2019-05-28

Brexit secretary: No deal could mean a recession What might a No Deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in ...
01:48 2019-07-04

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
12:32 2019-05-21

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them b...
21:48 2019-06-19

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing busin...
13:48 2019-07-11

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after admitting failure in her attempt to withdraw the count...
13:48 2019-06-07

UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but wit...
08:32 2019-06-10

Sajid Javid says 'no, no, no' to second Brexit referendum Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has ruled out a second referendum, a general election and revoking Article 50 should he win the keys to Number ...
22:16 2019-06-01

Trump's Brexit Strategy Is Anathema to Sterling There was plenty of pomp at Buckingham Palace when Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II but Her Majesty’s currency has a message for the U.S. presiden...
07:48 2019-06-04

PM tipped for more Brexit rejection despite 'bold' new offer Theresa May is preparing to put the final touches on her "bold offer" to MPs in a fourth and final attempt to get her Brexit deal through parliament....
08:48 2019-05-21

Brexit viewed with incredulity overseas, says ambassador UK ambassador to South Korea says no serious decision-maker there thinks Brexit is a good ideaBritish ambassadors have been sending messages to the F...
21:16 2019-06-23

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendu...
20:48 2019-06-18

UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with severa...
15:16 2019-06-16

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has o...
13:48 2019-05-21

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “majo...
12:32 2019-06-03

No-deal Brexit would be a betrayal, says Philip Hammond Chancellor’s remarks come as Tory feud grows and Lord Heseltine loses party whipThe expected demise of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has sparked open feu...
08:48 2019-05-21

UK's Johnson says impact of no-deal Brexit would be very, very small Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday the impact of leaving the European Union without a deal would be ...
07:32 2019-07-01

Want to inherit Britain’s Brexit mess? A lot of candidates do. The already-crowded race for 10 Downing Street is only days old, but it’s shaping up to be a wild, unpredictable and hugely consequential contest for...
23:32 2019-05-30

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The...
03:32 2019-06-02

UK would need all its fiscal headroom, and more, for a no-deal Brexit: Hammond Britain would need to spend all its existing, 27 billion-pound ($34 billion) "fiscal headroom" and more to offset the impact on the economy of a no-...
11:00 2019-07-02

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense mi...
11:48 2019-07-15

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. So...
09:32 2019-06-06

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party ...
16:32 2019-06-17

More EU citizens are seeking help for stress and anxiety over Brexit Mental health service has seen Europeans suffering panic attacks and suicidal thoughts The number of EU citizens turning to therapy to cope with thei...
07:32 2019-06-02

Brexit too complicated for referendum, says Jared Diamond Why did Britain not look to other countries for examples of best practice, asks expertBrexit was too complex to be decided by referendum and should h...
13:16 2019-06-01

UK led towards no-deal Brexit by untruthful elite, says ex-EU envoy Ivan Rogers offers withering assessment of Tory candidates vying to be prime ministerToday’s political developments - live updatesBritain is being le...
09:32 2019-06-18

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left...
00:48 2019-06-07

President Trump Says U.K. Should Be Ready for a No Deal Brexit LONDON — President Donald Trump has waded into the most contentious issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the Europe...
11:48 2019-06-02

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News Labour Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no p...
08:48 2019-06-30

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Pa...
01:48 2019-06-07

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, Ma...
07:32 2019-05-24

UK's May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May clung to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a Uni...
11:48 2019-05-23

Brexit Could Be Delayed For The Third Time, Says New EU Chief Nominee Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to be the next EU Commission president, said Wednesday that Brexit could be delayed for a third time, but warned Lo...
16:16 2019-07-10

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take th...
23:32 2019-05-26

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost ...
13:16 2019-07-07

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its...
05:32 2019-05-23

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned...
22:00 2019-07-10

Branson: No-deal Brexit 'devastating for Virgin' A no-deal Brexit would cost Virgin hundreds of millions of dollars, and lead to the group investing "a lot less" in Britain, Sir Richard Branson says...
23:32 2019-07-10

Ann Widdecombe likens Brexit to emancipation of slaves Widdecombe becomes first Brexit party MEP to speak in new European parliamentThe former Conservative minister Ann Widdecombe has likened the UK’s dep...
14:32 2019-07-04

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The p...
18:01 2019-05-22

| May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hat...
15:48 2019-05-22

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said....
10:16 2019-06-19

UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday that he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country...
08:16 2019-05-28

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Bre...
11:48 2019-05-23

UK ever more polarised as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take th...
20:48 2019-05-26

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no-deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain i...
10:16 2019-07-09

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that l...
06:00 2019-06-11

Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: B...
06:16 2019-05-24

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory lead...
00:16 2019-05-24

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and pri...
19:00 2019-05-24

Theresa May's successor 'must break Brexit deadlock' Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May announces she will...
19:16 2019-05-24

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a co...
13:16 2019-06-10

Mid-Brexit, Britons Pause to Debate What Really Matters: Tea Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking victory dance has sparked a passionate exchange about a matter of deep concern to Britons: whether to pour tea or milk fir...
17:48 2019-07-08

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to f...
21:00 2019-05-25

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car pro...
08:32 2019-06-10

Blame Brexit for Carnival's Sinking Shares Cruise operator Carnival Corp. was the worst performer in the S&P 500 on Thursday as the company’s financial results were hit by Brexit and other pol...
22:32 2019-06-20

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MP...
16:00 2019-05-26

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement ...
08:32 2019-05-28

EU's Juncker says EU will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that the European Union was not willing to renegotiate the withdrawal deal struck w...
12:32 2019-05-28

There's only a 'very small' chance of a no-deal Brexit, says UK's Hammond Britain's chancellor of the exchequer says a "clear majority" in parliament is against the idea of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a...
03:16 2019-06-08

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emm...
13:16 2019-05-22

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results h...
15:16 2019-05-28

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's ne...
03:16 2019-05-29

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set t...
17:16 2019-05-23

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European ...
23:16 2019-05-28

Brexit shutdowns cause UK car production slump in April SMMT again warns of no-deal Brexit risks after planned shutdowns lead to sharp decline in manufacturing A number of factory shutdowns timed to coinc...
19:32 2019-05-29

UK's Javid to see PM May over her Brexit deal: political editors Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid has asked to see Prime Minister Theresa May, the political editors of the Times and the BBC reported on Wedne...
12:48 2019-05-22

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you...
00:32 2019-05-22

London’s Fight to Remain a Financial Hub After Brexit London’s emergence three decades ago as Europe’s undisputed financial capital was sudden and transformational. There are fears that the U.K.’s pendin...
05:32 2019-07-03

UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for Oct 31 Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a dea...
16:48 2019-06-22

'No Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Br...
14:00 2019-05-28

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Co...
07:48 2019-05-27

Britain says more than 750,000 EU nationals have applied to stay in UK after Brexit More than 750,000 European Union citizens have applied to remain living in Britain after it leaves the bloc, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Th...
06:16 2019-05-30

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged thr...
14:48 2019-06-13

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise g...
06:01 2019-05-22

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brex...
13:16 2019-06-07

The Latest: EU states against renegotiating Brexit deal BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s scheduled departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:20 p.m. European Union Commission Pres...
08:32 2019-06-21

Car industry no-deal Brexit warnings grow stronger Mini Cooper is one of the most popular cars exported from Britain SMMT claims frictionless trade is only way to preserve 'just-in-time' business mo...
21:16 2019-06-27

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledg...
08:16 2019-06-20

UK PM hopeful Hunt says would go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't shift Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in the race to be next British prime minister, said he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a de...
16:48 2019-06-22

Bank of England set to keep rates on hold over Brexit unease LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold Thursday but indicate a possible increase later this year despite uncert...
03:16 2019-06-20

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome...
10:48 2019-06-10

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Invest...
07:16 2019-06-06

Tina Brown: How Britain Lost the Plot Over Brexit When did Britain go out of its mind? As a transplant from London to New York, I’m often asked that question. Americans, watching the D-Day anni...
09:32 2019-06-06

Diligent Theresa May failed to solve the UK's Brexit puzzle If all had gone to plan, Britain would be starting its first summer out of the European Union and Prime Minister Theresa May would be looking forward...
09:16 2019-06-07

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next pr...
09:48 2019-06-11

UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a dea...
00:00 2019-06-23

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as th...
17:48 2019-06-14

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said ...
21:48 2019-06-05

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing p...
15:00 2019-06-11

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be...
22:00 2019-06-18

Judges throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson Judges at London’s High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, fo...
10:01 2019-06-07

UK’s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test LONDON (AP) — Britain’s upstart Brexit Party has failed in its first attempt to win a seat in Britain’s Parliament, narrowly losing to th...
03:16 2019-06-07

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MPToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will launch ...
14:00 2019-06-11

Ford closes UK plant amid Brexit chaos Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and unc...
16:16 2019-06-06

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the count...
16:32 2019-06-19

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prim...
05:32 2019-06-09

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solutio...
05:32 2019-06-09

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion p...
05:32 2019-06-09

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct...
19:16 2019-06-12

UK's Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion EU Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as leader of Britain's Conservative Party and its next prime minister, said he would with...
18:48 2019-06-08

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in pre...
21:16 2019-06-06

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit...
08:48 2019-06-08

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had ind...
11:00 2019-06-09

Ford Bridgend closure: further jobs could go in no-deal Brexit 1700 staff set to lose jobs; Ford's European boss says Brexit wasn't a factor in decision – but could affect future plans Ford could make further ...
11:48 2019-06-06

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reve...
07:00 2019-06-10

Ford: No Brexit link to Bridgend plant closure Ford has confirmed plans to close its engine plant at Bridgend in South Wales by September 2020, saying it faced becoming "economically unsustainable...
09:16 2019-06-06

UK PM candidate Hunt: Brexit paralysis has damaged UK's reputation Britain's paralysis over implementing the decision to leave the European Union has damaged its standing on the world stage, said foreign minister Jer...
09:00 2019-06-17

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline t...
01:16 2019-06-19

Crowned, defined and destroyed by Brexit, UK PM Theresa May resigns Without Brexit, Theresa May might never have occupied 10 Downing Street. It let her in, chewed her up with help from all sides and spat her out. But ...
00:48 2019-06-07

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of...
15:00 2019-06-07

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership...
20:32 2019-06-09

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general elect...
23:00 2019-06-20

Most EU governments back another Brexit delay, says EU source: The Times Most European Union governments will back another Brexit delay regardless of who becomes the next British prime minister, The Times reported on Frida...
21:32 2019-06-06

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the...
05:48 2019-05-27

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British ...
11:48 2019-05-24

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May finally gave in to the intense political pressure over her failure to secure Britain's withdrawal from the European Uni...
11:32 2019-05-24

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the Eu...
08:48 2019-07-09

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in...
14:16 2019-07-09

EU holds ground on Brexit after PM May announces resignation: Commission The European Union's position on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc has not changed despite British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her ...
07:48 2019-05-24

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue ...
07:48 2019-05-24

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the Euro...
06:48 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling...
19:32 2019-07-09

Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a somet...
02:32 2019-07-10

UK’s May delays Brexit bill, faces showdown on resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May has retreated from a plan to seek Parliament backing for a Brexit bill already rejected by much of her Conservativ...
19:48 2019-05-23

EU Commission nominee to defend Irish backstop in Brexit The nominee for the next president of the European Commission vowed on Wednesday to defend the "backstop" provision in Britain's withdrawal agreement...
13:32 2019-07-10

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sig...
10:32 2019-05-23

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old pro...
19:32 2019-05-22

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa M...
11:48 2019-05-24

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola To...
12:16 2019-05-24

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister ...
13:16 2019-05-24

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next pri...
10:48 2019-07-07

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK...
01:48 2019-05-27

May and Corbyn may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, i...
01:48 2019-05-27

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament electi...
01:32 2019-05-27

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s n...
08:48 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson: I'll make UK 'match fit' for no-deal Brexit Tory leadership frontrunner pledges to leave the EU by 31 October ‘come what may’Boris Johnson has pledged to get the UK “match fit for no deal” to e...
23:00 2019-07-07

Great reluctance among EU leaders for further Brexit extension - Irish PM There would be a great deal of reluctance among European Union leaders to grant Britain another extension to negotiations to leave the bloc if a new ...
08:16 2019-07-08

Race to succeed UK PM May centers on 'no deal' Brexit battle The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment m...
09:32 2019-05-26

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who ...
17:16 2019-07-08

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity...
04:16 2019-05-25

Goldman bumps up no-deal Brexit odds after May resignation Goldman Sachs raised its probability of a no-deal Brexit to 15% from 10% on Friday as Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation potentially opened the...
22:16 2019-05-24

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexi...
19:32 2019-05-24

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her res...
16:16 2019-05-24

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls fo...
18:48 2019-05-22

Race to succeed May kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any...
08:48 2019-05-21

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away...
11:48 2019-07-15

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a ne...
14:16 2019-05-21

EU Commission president nominee says open to further Brexit extension The choice of EU leaders for European Commission president said on Monday she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the b...
13:16 2019-07-15

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament...
14:16 2019-05-21

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweete...
14:16 2019-05-21

New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be ...
14:16 2019-05-21

Brexit is a sham, but Theresa May just won’t admit it | Rafael Behr ‘No deal is better than a bad deal’ was never true. Even as May’s power drains away, she can’t bring herself to come cleanHans Christian Andersen did...
13:48 2019-05-21

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to...
13:16 2019-05-21

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties...
12:32 2019-05-21

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according ...
11:32 2019-05-21

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a signific...
17:48 2019-07-15

Brexit, 10,000 BC: The untold story of how Britain first left Europe Megafloods, broken backstops and retreating ice sheets combine in a geological epic: the dramatic story of Britain's protracted original exit from Eu...
09:48 2019-05-21

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’ Scientists fear the UK has lost its way due to Brexit and research could suffer as a result, one of the country’s most respected scientists tells New...
09:32 2019-05-21

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's ...
15:32 2019-05-21

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday he would not stay in his job when the country's next prime minister takes over next week, and ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Britain's May tries to break Brexit deadlock with offer of 'new deal' Prime Minister Theresa May set out a "new deal" on Tuesday for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to parliament includi...
16:16 2019-05-21

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born ou...
15:48 2019-05-22

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agr...
15:00 2019-05-22

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt a...
14:16 2019-05-22

Time to resign? UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs British Prime Minister Theresa May was under growing pressure to resign on Wednesday after her final Brexit gambit was rejected across the board by l...
14:16 2019-05-22

HIGHLIGHTS-Bank of England's Carney speaks on Brexit, IMF job Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other top officials from the central bank spoke to reporters on Thursday after the BoE published its Financi...
08:48 2019-07-11

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Bre...
09:48 2019-07-11

If Clark is right about Brexit, the Tories could face electoral oblivion Many Brexiteers call it Project Fear but Greg Clark says it is just the reality of his conversations with businesses up and down the country: thousan...
22:48 2019-07-11

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's...
05:16 2019-05-22

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out That’s all, folks. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she is still disappointed at her failure to finalize a Brexit deal as she prepares t...
09:32 2019-07-13

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three ti...
00:16 2019-05-22

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international...
22:48 2019-07-14

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brex...
20:16 2019-05-21

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a po...
04:32 2019-07-15