Articles about House of Lords

21 Apr 2019

Pakistan News
Pakistan showcases rare documents linked to Jallianwala Bagh massacre

For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display some of the rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary.

15 Jan 2019

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

British lawmakers are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union today after more than two years of political upheaval.

30 Nov 2018

UK amends new weapons bill to allow possession of kirpans

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.

17 May 2018

Theresa May
Brexit: EU (Withdrawal) Bill suffers 15th defeat in House-of-Lords

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.

30 Apr 2017

EU leaders hammer out tough conditions for Brexit

In an unusual act of harmony, the 27 EU leaders who gathered in Brussels took just a few minutes, approved eight pages of negotiating terms and conditions for the Brexit.

29 Apr 2017

EU agrees on Brexit guidelines in Brussels summit

Donald Tusk, the European Council President said that the EU leaders had unanimously accepted to negotiate Brexit guidelines.

31 Mar 2017

EU president Tusk to issue Brexit negotiation guidelines

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.

29 Mar 2017

Theresa May
UK to begin formal Brexit process

Prime Minister Theresa May has signed and sent off an official notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to European Council president Donald Tusk, to trigger the formal Brexit process.

14 Mar 2017

Theresa May
Parliament clears way for Brexit bill

The parliament has paved the way for the UK to trigger Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty and begin the Brexit process after passing Brexit bill.

09 Feb 2017

Theresa May
UK House of Commons passes Brexit bill

The House of Commons in the UK passed the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill by 494 votes to 122, allowing Theresa May to trigger article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process.

21 Oct 2016

Theresa May
UK PM Theresa May to discuss post-Brexit ties with EU

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.