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UK's Supreme Court set for highly-charged Brexit case

Britain's Supreme Court will Monday begin hearing the government's appeal against a ruling it must obtain parliamentary approval before triggering Brexit, in a constitutional showdown that has further inflamed political tensions. The...Show More Summary

What next after landmark UK Brexit court case?

Britain's highest court is on Monday to begin hearing the government's appeal against a ruling that it must first seek parliamentary approval before beginning the process to leave the European Union. The landmark case will be heard by 11 judges. Show More Summary

Maryam Monsef’s change in parliamentary tone

Maryam Monsef on keeping a positive tone, speaking the truth, and carrying herself with integrity in the House The post Maryam Monsef’s change in parliamentary tone appeared first on

South Korea's Scandal-Tainted Park To Face Impeachment Vote Next Week

17 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

South Korean opposition parties said on Friday they will hold a parliamentary impeachment vote on scandal-tainted President Park Geun-hye next week, while her own party remains undecided on whether to force her out of office. Park has...Show More Summary

Pro-EU candidate wins London suburb 'Brexit by-election'

Pro-EU candidate Sarah Olney on Friday won a parliamentary by-election in the posh London suburb of Richmond, ousting the pro-Brexit incumbent Zac Goldsmith in what will be seen as a blow for the British government. The Liberal Democrat...Show More Summary

Another Australian parliamentary year ends without data breach notification laws

Labor lashes out at Coalition for failing to pass a bill that it failed to pass in 2013.

Hopes fade for federal electoral reform

Maryam Monsef's response to a Parliamentary committee report all but ends hopes of reform before 2019 The post Hopes fade for federal electoral reform appeared first on

Two big things to do with democracy

One in Ottawa, one in Toronto. The federal one: The government should develop a proportional voting system and hold a referendum to ask Canadians whether they want a new system, a special parliamentary committee says. The special committee on electoral reform also recommends Elections Canada conduct a public awareness campaign on the current first-past-the-post system […]

Hitler house to be confiscated after law change

A parliamentary committee has approved a special law to allow the confiscation of the house where Adolf Hitler was born from its current owner.

Putin praises people’s unity, but says there’s no way back to ideological monopoly

The Russian president has praised the decisive victory of centrist conservatives United Russia in this year’s parliamentary elections, but emphasized that the nationwide consent had nothing to in common with artificially-imposed ideology of the past. Read Full Article at

70% of MPs support Remain, but these charts show they are highly unlikely to block Article 50

LONDON — The government will go to the UK Supreme Court next week in its legal battle to trigger Article 50 without parliamentary consent. Legal experts believe the appeal is likely to fail, as it did when it was originally heard inShow More Summary

Germany's Merkel opposes new talks with Turkey on EU accession: Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told parliamentary members of her conservative Christian Democrats on Tuesday that she opposed opening new negotiations with Turkey as part of its quest to join the European Union, the Bild newspaper reported.

Kuwaitis voted Saturday. Opposition gains send a strong signal about the economy.

Kuwait held parliamentary elections Saturday, following the Oct. 16 dissolution of its National Assembly. Despite their boycott of the previous two elections, most opposition groups participated in this round, vowing to resolve the economic crisis facing the monarchy. Show More Summary

Finnish parliament watchdog to review PM Sipila's actions in nickel mine funding

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila's conduct is to be reviewed by the parliamentary ombudsman for a possible conflict of interest in government funding for a state-owned nickel mine, the watchdog said on Monday.

Kuwait poll: Opposition wins nearly half of parliament

Kuwait's opposition groups have won 24 of the 50 contested seats in the country's parliamentary elections.

Polls close in Kuwait parliamentary elections

Saturday's snap election is widely seen as linked to dispute between government and parliament over austerity measures.

Eating up the Hill: A BCer and a Calgary Grit experience the Taste of Newfoundland

The people's business has been keeping me from my Parliamentary food blogging business, but people have been reminding me food business is the people's business, so I decided to come back from hiatus with another former political blogger...Show More Summary

Istanbul rally held for women's rights after sex bill furore

Thousands rallied in Istanbul in support of women's rights on Friday after a controversial sex bill affecting underage girls was thrown out by a parliamentary committee this week. At least two thousand people gathered in Turkey's biggest city on the international day for stopping violence against women, AFP correspondents at the scene reported. Show More Summary

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