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UK SC rules PM Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful

09 September, 2019 3:41 pm 3:41 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court (SC) ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully when he advised Queen Elizabeth to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit – and that therefore the suspension was void. The ruling paves the way for legislators to return to parliament, where Johnson has no majority. … Read More


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SC to rule on British PM Johnson’s suspension of parliament

09 September, 2019 7:11 pm 7:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain’s Supreme Court (SC) was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully sought to by-pass lawmakers. Johnson announced on Aug. 28 that he had asked Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, … Read More


UK PM May defends Brexit deal as opponents plot no-confidence vote

11 November, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of her job. More than two years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the … Read More


Police arrest man for terrorism offences as car hits UK parliament barriers

08 August, 2018 4:08 pm 4:08 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism offences on Tuesday after he drove a car into security barriers outside parliament and injured at least two people. London’s Metropolitan Police said the incident, the latest apparent attack on Britain in the last 18 months, was being treated as a terrorism incident … Read More