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Farrukh Dhondy | Does UK have ‘institutional racism’? The debate still on

In all the ups and downs and instances of that episode, it was never pointed out that 13 current Labour MPs are Muslims

29 May 2021 1:50 AM

UK's Johnson faces rebellion over plan to break Brexit treaty

The EU has ramped up preparations for a no-deal Brexit, which would be chaotic for business, markets and nearly $1 trillion in annual trade

14 Sep 2020 3:49 PM

Bare-chested women lock themselves to UK parliament in climate protest

On Saturday, protesters blockaded distribution of two newspapers they accuses of failing to accurately report on climate issues

11 Sep 2020 10:19 AM

UK confirms new fast-track visa for doctors from India, other countries

These changes will be included in new Environment Bill, among over 30 bills announced in Queen's Speech, seven of which relate to Brexit.

20 Dec 2019 8:44 AM

Voting begins in key UK poll to define future of Brexit

Up for grabs are all 650 seats in the British parliament, which has been deadlocked since the 2016 referendum on EU membership.

12 Dec 2019 1:21 PM

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Cruising majority for Boris Johnson's Conservative party: UK election survey

Britain votes on Dec 12, with Johnson hoping to secure a majority to be able to push through his Brexit deal to take the country out of EU.

28 Nov 2019 12:33 PM

Boris Johnson vows to table 'Get Brexit Done' deal before Christmas

There would also be more spending on infrastructure, science, and education, while at the same time controlling debt.

25 Nov 2019 10:35 AM

Longest-serving British Indian MP Keith Vaz announces retirement

The 62-year-old was found to have 'expressed a willingness' to purchase cocaine for others during an encounter with male prostitutes.

11 Nov 2019 12:38 PM

Lindsay Hoyle replaces Bercow as Speaker of House, vows to restore UK Parl’s reputation

Hoyle, a Labour MP for 22 years and Bercow's deputy since 2010, beat out 6 other contenders in protracted day of voting in House of Commons.

05 Nov 2019 10:01 AM

British MPs vote to find new house Speaker after Bercow's exit

Hoyle, Bercow’s deputy since 2010, is odds-on favourite to fill his shoes but other political heavyweights are also vying for the job.

04 Nov 2019 10:03 AM

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Britain Speaker John Bercow yelled 'order, order' over 14,000 times during his 10-yr tenure

A social media mash-up by German television of Bercow trying to calm down rowdy MPs has been seen thousands of times.

01 Nov 2019 12:56 PM

British Parliament suspends Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz for 6 months

The Labour Party said it accepted the suspension recommendation, describing it as a 'sad day for us'.

01 Nov 2019 12:16 PM

EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

'In order to avoid a no-deal Brexit, I will recommend the EU27 accept the UK request for an extension,' Johnson said on Twitter.

23 Oct 2019 9:01 AM

Johnson will be held to account on Wednesday: Labour’s Corbyn

Earlier on Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament was unlawful.

25 Sep 2019 3:07 PM

'Unlawful,' says UK Supreme Court on Parliament suspension by Boris Johnson

'The court is bound to conclude... that the decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue parliament was unlawful,' the court said.

24 Sep 2019 3:37 PM

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Fruits, not toilet paper, likely to be in short supply in UK after Brexit deal

The government has demanded that supermarkets prepare for a potentially chaotic no-deal Brexit by stockpiling food.

13 Sep 2019 8:56 AM

Didn’t lie to Queen over Parliament suspension: UK PM Boris Johnson

The power to prorogue the UK Parliament lies with the British monarch, who conventionally acts on the advice of the Prime Minister.

13 Sep 2019 8:51 AM

'Would not request an extension to Brexit,' says British PM Boris Johnson

For the second time in a week, lawmakers then rejected Johnson’s request to try to break the deadlock through an early national election.

10 Sep 2019 9:47 AM

'Would rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit,' says Boris Johnson

MPs in the House of Commons this week passed a bill that could stop Johnson taking Britain out of EU without a divorce deal with Brussels.

06 Sep 2019 8:31 AM

‘Will take UK out of EU on Oct 31 if I am still PM': Boris Johnson

'If I am still PM after Tuesday the 15th of Oct then we will leave on 31st of Oct with, I hope, a much better deal,' Johnson said.

05 Sep 2019 10:42 AM

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