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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a speech during a visit to West Yorkshire, Britain.

You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit: Johnson

10 September 2019, 6:39 AM

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

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UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says

11 July 2019, 1:52 PM

People working for lawmakers in Britain’s lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to an official report on Thursday.

UK MPs back extending gay marriage, abortion rights to N.Ireland

9 July 2019, 9:14 PM

MPs in Britain’s House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland — unless devolved government is restored there by October 21.

British Prime Minister Theresa May cries as she makes a statement, at Downing Street in London

Where Theresa May went wrong

7 June 2019, 10:02 AM

Despite the close result in the referendum — voters backed Brexit by 52 to 48% – Theresa May is accused of doing little to try to unite Britons.

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