Articles about House of Commons
05 Nov 2020World
A second coronavirus lockdown has come into force in England, forcing people indoors and shutting down non-essential shops, pubs, and gyms.
15 Oct 2020World
This weekend, Londoners will face stricter COVID-19 restrictions as authorities have decided to move into a Tier 2 lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
28 Apr 2020Sports
The Premier League is targeting a return in June this year behind closed doors.
14 Dec 2019World
As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a big majority in the United Kingdom elections on Friday, the polls also marked a victory for diversity.
22 Oct 2019World
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in the national elections on Monday. However, Trudeau's Liberal Party lost the Parliament majority as the opposition Conservatives closed in.
10 Jul 2019World
British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald Trump.
28 Mar 2019World
Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.
27 Jan 2019World
An investigation by Guardian has revealed the African practice of ironing breasts has found its way in the United Kingdom and dozens of pre-teen girls have been subjected to it.
16 Jan 2019World
On Tuesday, lawmakers in the UK voted against the Brexit deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union in astonishing fashion.
30 Nov 2018World
The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it wouldn't impact the right of the British Sikh community to possess and supply kirpans, or religious swords.
16 Nov 2018World
Embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, yesterday faced a possible "coup" after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, Indian-origin minister Shailesh Vara and two other ministers resigned from her divided Cabinet over UK's "half-baked" divorce deal with the EU.
05 Oct 2018World
The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Dr. Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecological surgeon, and Nadia Murad, the face of the women forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State.
04 Jul 2018World
Indian-origin MPs are among 70 lawmakers in Britain lobbying Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene at the "highest levels" with the Indian Government over allegations of torture against a British-Sikh murder suspect lodged in a Punjab jail.
17 May 2018World
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has suffered the 15th defeat in the House of Lords (also known as House of Peers) on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill after peers voted by a majority of 50 to form a body to enforce EU "environment standards" after Brexit.
03 Mar 2018Entertainment
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honored with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK's Parliament in London.
03 Nov 2017World
Ever since numerous sexual harassment allegations popped up against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of men/woman have been speaking out about their experiences on harassment at the hand of powerful individuals
13 Jul 2017World
Congressman Al Green from Texas, who has been calling for Trump's impeachment became the first legislator to raise the issue in the House of Commons.
10 Jun 2017World
A record 12 Indian-origin individuals were elected as MPs in the UK House of Commons.
08 Jun 2017World
Polls have opened in Britain, nearly two months after PM Theresa May called a snap general election.
19 Apr 2017World
UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.
31 Mar 2017World
European Council President Donald Tusk is due to issue draft proposals outlining how the EU plans to negotiate the Brexit with the UK over the next two years.
28 Mar 2017World
Though Khalid Masood's attack on the UK parliament echoed Islamic State methodology, British police denied any association between him to either IS or al-Qaeda.
24 Mar 2017World
On Thursday, London Police named British-born Khalid Masood as the perpetrator of the Parliament attack.
22 Mar 2017World
The Houses of Parliament and Palace of Westminster are on lockdown after shots were fired outside the Parliament.
21 Oct 2016World
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May would reportedly convey to the EU that it is time to discuss the bloc's future ties with Britain post-Brexit.