Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros said Theresa May is unlikely to last long in power with a divided cabinet and slim parliamentary majority. "It is unlikely that Prime Minister May is actually going to remain in power," Soros,...Show More Summary
Lebanon Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq stressed on Wednesday that the parliamentary elections “will be held on time” under the controversial 1960 electoral law unless a new law is passed. “The elections will be held on time and won’t be postponed for a single day, unless a new law is passed,” Mashnouq told reporters after a Cabinet […]
Independent presidential candidate is drawing huge crowds to rallies around the country and showing strongly in opinion polls Independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron threw down a direct challenge to France’s existing political...Show More Summary
Members of a parliamentary committee into the Volkswagen "dieselgate" scandal dismiss as "myths" claims by former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn that he did not know the beleaguered German auto giant was engaging in systematic emissions cheating until shortly before the scam broke. Video provided by AFP
The Guardian and Telegraph newspapers may be at opposite end of the spectrum in terms of UK politics, but their parliamentary sketch writers are as one: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party is toast when it comes to Brexit. Instead of beingShow More Summary
Pavo Bariši? says he won't step down after a parliamentary ethics committee found he copied another scholar's work.
A short BBC report points to an interesting exchange today in the House of Lords where the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office and Scotland Office, Lord Dunlop, poured a bucket of cold water on the suggestion that “joint authority” could be an option if the relevant parties fail to form an Executive following more...
Leslie is new parliamentary secretary to minister of foreign affairs with responsibilities for American file The post Liberal MP Andrew Leslie gets new post to aid in U.S. relations appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Congressional Republicans will have a hard enough time repealing and “replacing” the Affordable Care Act purely as a matter of parliamentary maneuvering and vote-counting skill. What they don’t need on top of this impossible effort is...Show More Summary
Moldova's president said Tuesday he hoped the ex-Soviet nation's association agreement with the European Union would be cancelled if his party obtains a parliamentary majority, paving the way for an alliance with Moscow. Speaking after...Show More Summary
Theresa May promises a Parliamentary vote on @Brexit, but what does that mean? We explain https://t.co/SvqS1P6UEa pic.twitter.com/uVzopLB3Yb — Bloomberg (@business) January 17, 2017 PM now on phone to Tusk who says UK approach now "more...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary elections, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia.
President Michel Aoun defended on Tuesday proportional representation electoral system stressing that endorsing it guarantees proper representation in the upcoming parliamentary elections and stated that fears of it are not justified. Show More Summary
Having plunged to flash-crash lows on Sunday night following leaks of UK PM Theresa May's Brexit speech, cable is soaring this morning as she delivered the speech confirming that both houses of Parliament will vote on the final Brexit deal. We warned the "surprise" was priced in... Surprise taken out of tomorrow's speech. Show More Summary
LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn last night faced a barrage of questions from Labour MPs concerned about the party's positions on immigration, nuclear power and Nato, as it readies itself for two tough parliamentary by-elections against the Tories. The...Show More Summary
Joint UK-Italian operation supposedly captured a key player transporting thousands from north Africa to Europe An Italian MP has launched a parliamentary inquiry into the joint British-Italian operation that led to a man being held on suspicion of people smuggling despite fears he is the victim of mistaken identity. Show More Summary
Dutch voters head to crunch parliamentary polls in two months time, heralding the start of a "super election year" in three of Europe's leading economies: The Netherlands, France and Germany. After the surprise Brexit result in Britain...Show More Summary
EU foreign affairs Ministers, gathering today in Brussels for the first EU foreign affairs Council of the year, adopted conclusions reaffirming the EU support to the democratic process in Lebanon and welcoming the recent election of President Michel Aoun and the formation of a new government led by Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The Council called on the […]
The Times reports that the police are conducting an inquiry into the parliamentary expenses of George Galloway, the former MP and leader of the Respect party, at the request of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)...Show More Summary
A legislative committee says Theresa May's government must reveal its broad aims to allow parliamentary review.