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John Bercow departs the House of Commons chamber for the final time as speaker. [UK Parliament-Jessica Taylor-Reuters]

John Bercow resigns after ten years as Britain’s speaker

John Bercow stepped down on Thursday after 10 years as speaker of Britain’s House of Commons — a role that rocketed him into the heart of the Brexit battle, and won him European fans.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.

Boris Johnson’s government prevented from holding vote on Brexit deal

The Speaker of the British Parliament’s main House has prevented Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government from holding a vote on its agreement for Britain to leave the European Union.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.

UK lawmakers to vote on whether to delay Brexit decision

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.
Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet as House of Common Serjeant at Arms

Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

Supreme Court: Decision to suspend UK parliament ‘unlawful’

Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled “unlawful” a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit, saying it was “void and of no effect”.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

UK parliament speaker vows to thwart premier over Brexit law

Britain’s parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation.
John Bercow

UK’s Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

Britain’s governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of “flagrant abuse” of his power.
Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend the Parliament. Pool-Getty Images

Brexit: Boris Johnson dare opponents to collapse government if they can

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they want to thwart Britain’s exit from the EU.
Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend the Parliament. Pool-Getty Images

Outrage over Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament

Anti-Brexit MPs reacted furiously on Wednesday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that parliament would be suspended until October 14 — just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU.
Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: Brexit not an option

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 next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported.
Fiona Onasanya was convicted of perverting the course of justice after lying to avoid a speeding ticket. Yui Mok-PA

Fiona Onasanya becomes first UK MP removed from office

Fiona Onasanya has become the first ever MP to be removed from office following a recall petition.
US President Donald Trump and his business organisation sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.

Donald Trump to make state visit to UK June 3

US President Donald Trump will make a state visit to Britain June 3-5, just ahead of D-Day commemorations in France, officials said on Tuesday, as campaigners announced large-scale protests against him.
Andrea Leadsom

UK Parliament to debate Brexit deal

The UK Parliament will debate the Withdrawal Deal on 27 March, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said, but it is unclear if there will be a meaningful vote.
Prime Minister Theresa May

Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay

Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed.
John Bercow

UK parliament speaker rules out new vote on same Brexit deal

Britain’s government cannot submit its Brexit deal for another vote in parliament if it is “the same” or “substantially the same” as the one already rejected by MPs, the House of Commons speaker said on Monday.
Anti-Brexit activists hold placards and wave Union and EU flags as they demonstrate near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 28, 2019. – Despite the humiliating rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Britain is no closer to knowing the end result of its vote to leave the European Union. A raft of amendments to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday threaten to further muddy the waters as the clock ticks down to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on March 29. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

British lawmakers to vote on moves wrestling control of Brexit

British lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on whether to try to take control of the Brexit process in a series of crunch votes that threaten to pile more pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.
Greg Clark

UK minister breaks ranks with no-deal Brexit warning

Britain’s business minister on Thursday warned that the prospect of crashing out of the European Union without an agreement would be “disastrous” for the country, as fractious MPs prepare to vote on a contentious Brexit deal.

UK government under pressure to publish Brexit papers

The British government came under pressure on Wednesday to publish papers detailing the potential impact of Brexit, after MPs appealed to a rare parliamentary power.

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