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‘One of a kind’ Betty Boothroyd, UK’s first female Commons Speaker, dies

Baroness Betty Boothroyd, the first woman to be elected Speaker of Britian's House of Commons, has died at 93. The current Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle...

Nicola Bulley personal disclosures by police ‘shocking’ – Mordaunt

The UK's leader of the House of Commons Penny Mordaunt described the disclosure of private information about missing mother of two Nicola Bulley by...

Boris Johnson determined to fight any no confidence vote and next UK election

Boris Johnson will fight any no confidence vote launched against him by his own MPs and expects to fight the next UK general election,...

UK speaker in favour of letting MPs bring babies to Commons debates

British Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has said he is in favour of letting MPs bring their babies with them for parliamentary debates as...

Johnson calls for UK to come together as Commons debates Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted Leave and Remain labels are now defunct as he moved to push Brexit legislation through Parliament. After months...

British MPs elect Lindsay Hoyle to replace John Bercow as Commons Speaker

Lindsay Hoyle has emerged victorious in the election to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker. The Labour politician received more than 50% of...

British MPs to be summoned to Westminster for Commons Brexit showdown

Ministers are preparing to summon MPs for a special Saturday sitting of Parliament following next week’s crucial EU summit. Government sources said MPs were expected...

Boris Johnson announces he will seek to trigger snap general election following MP’s vote

Boris Johnson has announced that he will seek to trigger a snap general election after losing a crunch vote on Brexit. The British Prime Minister...

Sexual harassment and bullying at Westminster exposed by new report

A probe into sexual intimidation and harassment at Westminster has found that MPs’ staff face an “unacceptable risk” of abuse. The hard-hitting independent investigation heard...

Theresa May pulls Brexit Bill from Commons as pressure for her to quit intensifies

Theresa May is to meet with UK Cabinet colleagues to discuss her heavily-criticised Brexit legislation as speculation mounted that she is on the verge...

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