Only 1 percent of the files leaked by Edward Snowden have been published by the London-based newspaper The Guardian, according to the paper’s editor. Speaking before Members of Parliament on the Home Affairs Select Committee, Alan Rusbridger...Show More Summary
No-confidence vote at parliament breaks into shouting and shoving match between members of rival political parties.
The European Parliament just passed a resolution this week that will require member states to install a specified number of electric vehicle charging stations and hydrogen and natural gas stations by 2020. Germany will set its target to 86,000, Italy will
Now that he is free from being a Member of Parliament, and not constrained by having to toe the party line, Chris Huhne has been offering his thoughts on a variety of subjects. Yesterday Chris Huhne wrote a piece in Juncture magazine which discusses on the formation of the current coalition in 2010, and the […]
In eight years in parliament, Peter Bone has earned a reputation as a member of the awkward squad of Tory backbenchers hostile to the coalition with the Liberal Democrats. He takes delight in winding up the deputy Prime Minister (and...Show More Summary
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, November 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Sicilian member of the Italian parliament has blasted the nation’s public broadcaster over bias in favor of the pending “anti-homophobia” bill after the broadcaster abruptly canceled an appearance by a prominent opponent of the bill.…
Bob Katter is a member of Parliament who said the following things about Indonesia…
Ben Taylor shares a collection of articles on the sacking of Zitto Kabwe, a popular young Member of Parliament with the main Tanzanian opposition party, Chadema. Zitto was: [...] was stripped of his official positions by party leaders in the early hours of Friday morning. He will no longer be...
In a new attack on the unborn in Ireland Independent TD Clare Daly is to introduce a private members bill in the Dáil (Irish Parliament) to allow for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormality. This proposal comes just one week after a group of Irish women undertook a new attempt to broaden the […]
Member of Parliament Gary Gray has discovered the perils of televised legislative sessions. The former resources minister appears to view things in his hair as a resource worth digesting. Now I can understand the reluctance of the Supreme Court to allow cameras in the courtroom. The image of justices grooming each other would be too […]
Nikki Sinclaire, who represents a region of the U.K. in the European Parliament, has just come out as transgender and also a rape survivor. read more
Wearing an amazing Tom Baker scarf and armed with a spectacular knowledge of the history of the madman in his Police Box, Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen MP, entered a motion into Australian Parliament yesterday to have Doctor Who brought to Australia to film an episode. More »
Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State for Science and Technology, and FedNor, and Minister responsible for the Ring of Fire, today announced a Government of Canada investment to help grow the information and communications technology (ICT), and renewable energy sectors in Sault Continue reading ?
Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh has fittingly blogged his speech to Parliament on the upcoming 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. There is much fruit here. Certainly my own childhood experience, in which the only half-hour of TV I had each day was Dr Who, has made me a lifelong lover of this series and one [...]
Nikki Sinclaire, a British member of the European Parliament, has revealed in a new autobiography that she underwent a sex change at the age of 23. Sinclaire gave a follow-up interview with The Sun, stating that she first realized she...
After years of denials, a British member of the European Parliament, Nikki Sinclaire, today revealed that she is a transgender woman. Sinclaire says that she believes she is the first trans parliamentarian in British history. MEP Nikki...Show More Summary
Paolo Benini, a member of the Italian Parliament, questions whether Osama bin Laden is really dead. Bernini said he questioned claims that the terrorist had been killed in a Navy Seals raid two years ago. Bernini, who belongs to Italy’s Five Star Movement political party, was debating why Italian troops were still fighting alongside American […]
The upper house of the New South Wales Parliament in Australia narrowly voted down a marriage equality bill by a 21-19 margin today, dashing the hopes of advocates who thought it could pass the chamber. But Alex Greenwich, a member of parliament from the Independent party and the main sponsor of the legislation, said he [...]
Following a reported 16 hour marathon negotiation, representatives from member states, the European Commission and the European Parliament struck a deal on the 2014 annual budget in the early hours of this morning. As the sides failed...Show More Summary
I never thought the people of Fairfax would get much service from their new member: