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French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament

Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-old who has inspired a global network of young climate protesters....

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament

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Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest for more ambitious efforts to fight climate chang...
15:42, 07/23/2019

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to li...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Greta Thunberg shrugs of criticism from French MPs who branded her 'guru of apocalypse' Climate activist Greta Thunberg has shrugged off criticism from French lawmakers who mocked her speech to parliament that was boycotted by politicians....
05:14, 07/24/2019

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from no...
15:42, 07/21/2019

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis task forceAt a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activ...
06:42, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who be...
13:28, 05/02/2019

This Greta Thunberg thing is child abuse Adolescent climate change protester Greta Thunberg has stage-parents, literally. Her mother sang opera internationally until the teenager convinced her to quit due to greenhouse gas emissions from fly...
01:56, 08/30/2019

Why the 1975's collaboration with Greta Thunberg matters Why have a band who hate guest stars teamed up with the world’s most famous environmental activist?As viral stunts go, getting the weather onside for your collaboration with the world’s most famous en...
22:28, 07/25/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Greta Thunberg takes her climate message to UN Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is drawing crowds on land after her two-week sail across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swedish girl led a protest march Friday in front of the United Nations. (Aug...
11:56, 08/31/2019

Greta Thunberg on Climate: 'Listen to science' Climate change protests swept the globe Friday with thousands sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. The protests were partly inspired by the a...
04:42, 09/21/2019

How green is Greta Thunberg's transatlantic trip? Greta Thunberg has set sail for New York, avoiding a plane journey for environmental reasons, but will her transatlantic trip really be 100% zero carbon?...
16:56, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
00:28, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight...
20:28, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-ne...
14:42, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13...
01:28, 09/14/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
19:14, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Congress Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg took her fight for climate change to Capitol Hill for a second day, demanding lawmakers "take real action." (Sept. 18)        ...
22:56, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International award The 16-year-old, and the movement she inspired, have won the 2019 Ambassador of Conscience Award. Germany, meanwhile, confirmed aggressive action on climate change as its citizens prepare for mass pro...
12:14, 09/17/2019

Greta Thunberg — the teenage eco actvist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-ne...
20:28, 08/14/2019

'No sea sickness so far': Greta Thunberg update on Atlantic crossing Climate activist is four days into a two-week journey on solar-powered yachtFour days into its two-week Atlantic crossing, the solar-powered yacht carrying climate activist Greta Thunberg is becalmed ...
22:14, 08/17/2019

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seag...
12:56, 09/19/2019

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at...
14:42, 05/24/2019

Greta Thunberg to sail across Atlantic for UN climate summits Teenage activist to travel to US on racing yacht to cut environmental impact of travelGreta Thunberg is to sail across the Atlantic in a high-speed racing yacht next month to attend UN climate summits...
15:14, 07/29/2019

Greta Thunberg responds to Asperger's critics: 'It's a superpower' Teenage climate activist responds to criticism, saying ‘when haters go after your looks and differences ... you know you’re winning’Greta Thunberg has spoken about her Asperger’s syndrome diagnosis af...
08:56, 09/02/2019

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)    ...
20:42, 09/21/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest outside UN in New York Swedish anti-climate change activist Greta Thunberg has taken part in her first demonstration on US soil since arriving by zero-carbon yacht. She joined hundreds of other teenagers protesting outside ...
01:28, 08/31/2019

Greta Thunberg Staged Her First Strike on American Soil In August last year, teen activist Greta Thunberg began a solitary climate protest on the steps of the Swedish parliament every Friday. In January this year, teen activist Alexandria Villasenor began ...
00:42, 08/31/2019

Crowds gather in New York to welcome Greta Thunberg after Atlantic crossing Swedish climate activist anchors off Coney Island as she nears end of her journey on zero-carbon yachtLive updates: Greta Thunberg sails into New York waters after crossing AtlanticGreta Thunberg reac...
19:28, 08/28/2019

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg set to dock in New York FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, Climate change activist Greta Thunberg waves from the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, England. Thunberg has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboa...
17:28, 08/28/2019

Greta Thunberg sees land ahead as she approaches New York Swedish climate activist nears end of her Atlantic crossing on zero-carbon yachtGreta Thunberg is likely to arrive in New York soon after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht.“Land!! The light...
14:14, 08/28/2019

Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on zero-carbon yacht Climate activist begins voyage from Plymouth to Trump’s US with father and two-man crewOn white-crested swells under leaden skies, the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymout...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in att...
20:42, 05/28/2019

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes Global general strike on 20 September could be historic turning point, say activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers ...
20:42, 05/23/2019

Carbon Footprint Row Over Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To New York The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because team members will take transatlantic.....
19:56, 08/18/2019

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: 'Hope is contagious' One is America’s youngest-ever congresswoman, the other a Swedish schoolgirl. Two of the most powerful voices on the climate speak for the first timeAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez enters a boardroom at her ...
12:42, 06/29/2019

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not g...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg prepares to sail to the US – video 'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' says the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to sail across the North Atlantic to attend a...
09:57, 08/14/2019

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the wor...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
17:28, 08/30/2019

Fist-Bump With Obama, TV Appearance: Greta Thunberg's US Itinerary Teen activist Greta Thunberg has a jam-packed itinerary for her trip to the United States: Lead a global climate protest; appear on "The Daily Show"; learn how to fist-bump from a former president of....
08:14, 09/18/2019

David Beckham, Greta Thunberg among winners at GQ awards in London Former England soccer captain David Beckham, veteran U.S. singer and song-writer Iggy Pop and teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg were among the figures honored on Tuesday at the annual GQ Men of....
01:56, 09/04/2019

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for...
12:56, 06/20/2019

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationThe climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has bluntly told members of Congress to he...
02:14, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg brings climate protests to White House The Swedish climate activist joined protesters in Washington after arriving in the US by yacht. The US president is a known climate skeptic who has been rolling back environmental regulations in the c...
05:56, 09/14/2019

Greta Thunberg to Attend New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Sailboat. The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will cross the Atlantic in an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming....
21:42, 07/29/2019

Greta Thunberg arrives in New York after successful Atlantic crossing Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg refused to fly to next month’s UN climate summit Live updates: Greta Thunberg reaches New YorkGreta Thunberg arrived in New York on ...
22:42, 08/28/2019

Germany’s AfD attacks Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial Rightwing populists to launch attack on climate science in vote drive before EU electionsGermany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Greta Thunberg sails into New York for UN climate change summits Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sailed into New York Harbor on the zero-emission boat.        ...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic journey The activist has made the 14-day carbon-free journey on a yacht featuring solar panels and electricity-producing turbines. She has called for states to take bold action and reverse climate change befo...
22:14, 08/28/2019

'We're a team': Greta Thunberg visits Barack Obama – video After crossing the Atlantic on a solar-powered boat, the climate activist Greta Thunberg visited Barack Obama in Washington. The former US president later shared a photo of the pair and praised Thunbe...
00:28, 09/19/2019

Hundreds of teens join Greta Thunberg in climate protest outside UN Swedish climate activist and young strikers gathered in New York to call on adults to act on the climate crisisSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by hundreds of American teenagers prot...
20:14, 08/30/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, To Sail The Atlantic For UN Summit Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said Monday that she would cross the Atlantic on a racing sailboat to attend a UN climate summit in New York in September....
00:28, 07/30/2019

‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change.The teenage climate change campaigner submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special...
00:28, 09/19/2019

"Didn't Feel Seasick": Greta Thunberg In US After Sailing Across Atlantic After voyaging thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, climate activist Greta Thunberg made landfall in the United States on Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year-old began the journey two weeks ago....
07:28, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on Sept. 27....
17:42, 09/19/2019

'No sea sickness so far': Greta Thunberg posts update four days into Atlantic crossing Climate activist is undertaking two-week journey on solar-powered yachtFour days into its two-week Atlantic crossing, the solar-powered yacht carrying climate activist Greta Thunberg is becalmed in th...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Arrives in New York After Sailing Across the Atlantic Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wednesday after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to call attention to the need for quick action to save the planet. Thunberg, a 16-...
21:56, 08/28/2019

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on ...
18:42, 09/13/2019

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Scolds U.S. Lawmakers: ‘I Know You’re Trying, But Just Not Hard Enough’ (WASHINGTON) — Members of Congress are hailing Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg as a “superpower” for her work to spark a worldwide, youth-driven push to fight climate change. But Thu...
23:28, 09/17/2019

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, stepping on to dry land after cro...
00:42, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate ...
20:14, 09/13/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes trans-Atlantic journey The activist made the 14-day carbon-free journey on a yacht featuring solar panels and electricity-producing turbines. She has called for action to reverse climate change and had a message for Preside...
00:42, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg, Swedish teen climate activist, arrives in NYC by sailboat After two weeks sailing across the Atlantic, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in eco-friendly fashion to New York City Wednesday to attend a global warming conference. Thunb...
23:28, 08/28/2019

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
23:28, 08/18/2019

Greta Thunberg to arrive in NYC Wednesday or Thursday after yacht hits bad weather Climate activist Greta Thunberg is set to arrive later than planned in New York after the yacht taking her across the Atlantic got held up by adverse conditions....
18:42, 08/27/2019

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate str...
05:00, 08/31/2019

US briefing: Dorian, California boat fire and Greta Thunberg's 'superpower' Tuesday’s top story: five dead as Dorian inflicts ‘extreme destruction’ on Bahamas. Plus, the myth of the free speech crisisSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim...
14:00, 09/03/2019

Hundreds of young people join Greta Thunberg in climate protest outside UN Swedish teen climate activist protests among surging crowdsYoung speakers take the microphone to urge climate actionTeen climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by swelling and excited crowds of Am...
21:28, 08/30/2019

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain...
00:56, 08/02/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Politely Hands Bad-Faith Republican His Ass Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is in Congress today testifying about the disastrous, impending effects of global climate change—and guess what! Shitty Republicans are not taking her seriously....
03:28, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg Calls Out "Biggest Carbon Polluter" US In Powerful Speech Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don't want you to listen to me....
05:28, 09/19/2019

Meet Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old making waves on climate change Greta Thunberg, a Swedish 16-year-old climate activist, has gained international fandom after coordinating the "Fridays for Future" student climate strikes.        ...
16:28, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon pol...
09:42, 09/19/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Will Sail Across the Atlantic for a Tour Around the Americas Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that she will sail from Europe to North America in August, as part of a months-long climate tour around the Americas. The 16-year-old started a st...
23:42, 07/29/2019

Greta Thunberg to Join New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Very Fast Sailboat. The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will cross the Atlantic in an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming....
19:14, 07/29/2019

Family memoir explores childhood of climate activist Greta Thunberg "Scenes from the Heart" is a memoir about Greta Thunberg and her family before she gained fame. Now available in German, the young climate activist's story will come out later this year in English....
00:42, 05/04/2019

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
16:00, 09/19/2019

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-ye...
02:42, 09/21/2019

'Time to rebel': Greta Thunberg adds voice to new song by the 1975 On band’s latest single, 16-year-old activist urges young people to act on climate emergency Greta Thunberg has made her musical debut on a single by the 1975. On a track called The 1975, a version of...
01:28, 07/25/2019

Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York on solar-powered yacht Climate activist begins voyage from Plymouth to Trump’s US with father and two-man crewOn white-crested swells under leaden skies, the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymout...
18:28, 08/14/2019

‘This Is an Emergency. Our House Is on Fire.’ Greta Thunberg Addresses New York’s Climate Strike On Friday, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world took part in strikes to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes were planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and mor...
04:14, 09/21/2019

U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part targeti...
02:42, 09/21/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climat...
11:56, 06/07/2019

Greta Thunberg hits back at Andrew Bolt for 'deeply disturbing' column Campaigner calls out ‘hate and conspiracy campaigns’ after Australian’s attackThe teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has hit back at the Australian News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt for writing a d...
23:42, 08/01/2019

Greta Thunberg tells Trump to 'listen to the science' after arriving in New York – as it happened Sweden’s teenage environmental activist says she’s going to miss ‘sitting for hours and staring at the ocean, doing nothing’ after setting foot on dry land 10.07pm BST If you want to hang with Greta T...
00:42, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg’s attackers are morally bankrupt, but her deification isn’t helpful | Julian Baggini The climate-crisis activist has made it clear herself that she wants the focus to be on the message, not the messengerAs Greta Thunberg sets sail across the Atlantic to the United Nations in New York,...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Greta Thunberg is right. Congress is ignoring science – and that includes Democrats | Kate Aronoff Many Democrats aren’t taking climate scientists more seriously than their climate-denying Republican counterparts. And corporate money is to blameOn Wednesday in a committee hearing on Capitol Hill, G...
19:42, 09/19/2019

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives off NYC after 2-week trans-Atlantic voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate change activist from Sweden, arrived in the waters off New York City Wednesday after a two-week sailing journey across the Atlantic Ocean....
02:14, 08/29/2019

Teen activist Greta Thunberg to travel to climate events in U.S., Chile -- by yacht A Swedish teenager has announced she will travel to climate change conferences in North and South America later this year -- by sailboat, to keep from adding to carbon emissions to the atmosphere....
20:00, 07/29/2019

Greta Thunberg 'wants a concrete plan, not just nice words' to fight climate crisis Young activists will pressure world leaders to address crisis, says 16-year-old Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to addre...
16:14, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg joins hundreds of teenagers in climate protest in New York - video Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by hundreds of American teenagers protesting outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday calling for adults to act on the crisis of global heat...
23:56, 08/30/2019

Greta Thunberg reaches New York after two-week sailing journey across Atlantic – video The 16-year-old climate activist arrived in New York on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions sailing boat, completing her 15-day voyage from Britain to take part in a UN climate summit. 'It was a bit ...
23:00, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg tells Trump to 'listen to the science' after arriving in New York – live Sweden’s teenage environmental activist says she’s going to miss ‘sitting for hours and staring at the ocean, doing nothing’ after setting foot on dry land 9.47pm BST Greta Thunberg has finished talki...
23:00, 08/28/2019

Greta Thunberg to set sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
15:14, 08/14/2019

'Biggest compliment yet': Greta Thunberg welcomes oil chief's 'greatest threat' label Activists say comments by Opec head prove world opinion is turning against fossil fuelsGreta Thunberg and other climate activists have said it is a badge of honour that the head of the world’s most po...
18:28, 07/05/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a n...
23:14, 08/10/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sets Sail on Zero-Carbon Journey Across the Atlantic (PLYMOUTH, England) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure politicians to put climate change at the top of their a...
00:28, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joini...
20:56, 08/10/2019

Andrew Bolt's mocking of Greta Thunberg leaves autism advocates 'disgusted' Australian News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt labels 16-year-old environmental activist ‘strange’ and ‘disturbed’ News Corp’s Andrew Bolt showed “absolute ignorance” when he mocked the teenage climate ac...
12:00, 08/02/2019

Greta Thunberg sails into New York waters after crossing Atlantic – live news Crowds in New York await Sweden’s teenage environmental campaigner, who will set foot on dry land after her zero-carbon journey by yacht 7.20pm BST Water, water everywhere around New York City, where ...
20:42, 08/28/2019

Greta Thunberg Is Sailing Carbon-Free to the UN Climate Summit, But What About Youth Activists of Color? Youth activist Greta Thunberg is hopping on a carbon-free racing boat to make the United Nations Climate Summit in New York on September 23. The Swedish founder of Fridays for Future—a now-global effo...
06:00, 07/30/2019

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest outside White House – live Swedish teen climate activist and other youth advocates demand action from the US to address the climate crisisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.57pm BST It turns out there are m...
20:14, 09/13/2019

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.        ...
08:14, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have produced a film to highlight the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, man...
12:56, 09/19/2019

Organizers Expect Thousands At New York’s Youth-Led Climate Strike. Greta Thunberg Scheduled To Speak Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world will strike to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes are planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and more than 500 str...
21:14, 09/20/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event ...
00:28, 05/25/2019

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as...
18:00, 08/10/2019

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives in New York by boat, putting ‘climate crisis’ in spotlight After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, youth climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in the Big Apple on Wednesday to take part in two major climate summits to be held at UN Headquarters next mont...
06:14, 08/29/2019

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate cr...
04:28, 09/19/2019

'Wake up and face facts' – Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – live The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate cr...
02:14, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg tells Congress: Save your praise... we don't want it if you don't do anything about climate change Greta Thunberg has told members of Congress to "save your praise" after she was hailed for her "superpower" in sparking a youth-driven fight against climate change....
03:00, 09/18/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved ...
04:14, 09/21/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more...
11:28, 09/20/2019

Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists' Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, delivered a pointed message before a U.S. congressional hearing on Wednesday: "I don’t want you to listen to me....
22:56, 09/18/2019

'If you did your job, we'd be in school': Greta Thunberg joins White House climate protest After appearing on 'The Daily Show' this week, teen activist Greta Thunberg protests political inaction on climate change at the White House        ...
01:28, 09/14/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish climate youth activist Greta Thunberg reaches New Yo...
05:28, 08/29/2019

Houston: Islamic group hosts Sanders and Castro as rightwingers protest Counter-protesters outnumber small group of far-right demonstrators as 2020 contenders speak inside conventionIn Houston on Saturday, an annual Islamic convention hosting presidential hopefuls Bernie ...
22:00, 09/01/2019

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger...
12:42, 07/11/2019

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential secur...
23:56, 07/03/2019

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, say they weren't consulted The Palestinians will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as a preliminary roll-out of its plan for them to make peace with Israel, a Palestin...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Shun hate speech, U.N. tells leaders after U.S. shootings Authorities around the world must avoid encouraging hate speech against minorities including migrants and homosexuals, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday, after the latest mass sho...
17:00, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on ...
22:28, 05/22/2019

ARM is the latest partner to shun Huawei, so how will it design chips? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) It looks like Huawei is not just being shunned by the US, but now, the world! According to a report from the BBC, ARM has told its employees the US export ban means it...
23:56, 05/22/2019

EU conservatives must work with populists, shun left, Orban says The European Parliament's main center-right group must forge an alliance with populist, nationalist groups after the forthcoming European Union elections and shun the left, Hungarian Prime Minister Vi...
15:14, 05/01/2019

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction wanes due to slowing economic growth and rising pol...
04:00, 07/08/2019

Sex, Scandal, and Allure: The Erotic Art of Shun-ga from Edo to Early Modern Japan In the year 1770, within a large village house by the bustling city of Edo, Japan (modern day Tokyo City) ...
23:56, 07/21/2019

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
08:28, 07/08/2019

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
16:14, 06/01/2019

Automating Workplace Tasks Can Backfire if Employees Shun the Technology More companies are moving to automate repetitive office tasks—using virtual assistants, chatbots, collaboration software and other tools—but the efforts can run into an old enterprise-technology probl...
15:56, 05/08/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
19:00, 05/06/2019

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carbon emissions standards at 2020 levels, instead of r...
20:42, 06/21/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nu...
03:14, 05/17/2019

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabi...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Investors shun equities, pile into bonds in past week: BAML Investors are neither extremely bullish nor bearish, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's gauge of market sentiment, as they weigh the impact of trade tensions between the United States and......
17:42, 05/17/2019

Fashion elite shun Hudson Yards’ The Shed over developer’s Trump ties Hudson Yards’ nonprofit arts center, The Shed, has been shunned by the fashion elite since developer Stephen Ross’ Trump ties were exposed in early August. Sources say that Michael Kors, Vera Wang and...
05:28, 09/01/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
00:56, 05/08/2019

Asian Shops Shun Huawei Phone Trade-Ins on Google Suspension Worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the......
18:56, 05/22/2019

Wall Street tumbles as investors shun risk ahead of critical trade talks Wall Street fell more than 1 percent on Thursday, as tensions heated up ahead of a make-or-break U.S.-China trade meeting, which could lead to a prolonged dispute that would threaten global financial ...
18:56, 05/09/2019

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chines...
13:14, 05/22/2019

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption...
16:56, 05/31/2019

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe a...
22:00, 05/24/2019

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
02:42, 07/14/2019

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
09:42, 08/18/2019

French, US officials strike draft compromise on French digital tax French and U.S. negotiators have reached a compromise agreement on France's digital tax, a levy which prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten a separate tax on French wine imports, a source c...
11:00, 08/26/2019

French, U.S. officials strike draft compromise on French digital tax French and U.S. negotiators have reached a compromise agreement on France's digital tax, a levy which prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten a separate tax on French wine imports, a source c...
12:42, 08/26/2019

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at targ...
22:56, 06/16/2019

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
16:14, 06/06/2019

Greta Is Here The air at North Cove Marina, a small slip amid the towering high rises of Lower Manhattan, felt pregnant. With rain. With hope. With anticipation.Read more......
01:28, 08/29/2019

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
01:00, 08/29/2019

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden wa...
15:28, 06/13/2019

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
10:14, 08/29/2019

Comfort yourself with the first trailer for Greta Gerwig's Little Women Confronted by the grim realization that it’s only Tuesday, you may find yourself in need of something comforting and pleasant, like peppermint tea served in a dainty porcelain cup atop an heirloom doi...
23:42, 08/13/2019

Welcome to the US, Greta. With your help we can save the planet and ourselves | Rebecca Solnit Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyersDear Greta,Thank you for travelling across the Atlantic to north America to help us do the most...
16:14, 08/29/2019

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
17:56, 07/17/2019

‘Little Women’ trailer: Greta Gerwig takes on a big classic The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” is here. Set to come out at Christmas time this year, the movie stars Saoirse Ronan as Jo, Emma Watson as Meg, Florence Pugh as Amy and ...
02:56, 08/14/2019

Little Women trailer: first look at Greta Gerwig's starry adaptation Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep and Laura Dern star in Louisa May Alcott dramaThe first trailer has been released for Little Women, Greta Gerwig’s upcoming v...
20:14, 08/13/2019

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg ...
12:42, 07/14/2019

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunbe...
19:56, 08/05/2019

Greta Gerwig's upcoming film adaptation of 'Little Women' looks amazing Greta Gerwig has filmed a remake of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott's classic book about four humble sisters named Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy growing up outside Civil War--era Boston....
20:14, 06/19/2019

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countri...
12:56, 06/28/2019

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take...
17:14, 08/13/2019

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations su...
12:56, 08/13/2019

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle was...
10:00, 08/11/2019

Greta Gerwig: why Little Women still generates a big buzz | Lucy Siegle Louisa M Alcott’s story is 150 years old, but the remake by the director of Lady Bird is tipped for great things alreadyYou have to be super-confident to release a film without Will Ferrell at Christm...
18:14, 08/17/2019

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her dema...
18:42, 05/24/2019

Climate activist Thunberg teams up with rockers The 1975 for music track Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has teamed up with rockers The 1975, warning about climate change on a new track for the British band's upcoming album....
01:14, 07/26/2019

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches ...
23:57, 09/17/2019

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political an...
16:42, 05/28/2019

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent...
23:57, 09/19/2019

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action aga...
16:56, 08/14/2019

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain...
14:00, 08/02/2019

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach to write Margot Robbie's Barbie movie According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. and Mattel have somehow convinced Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach—two legitimately talented and accomplished people—to write that Barbie movie with Margot Robbie. Ge...
00:42, 07/16/2019

The Lion King missed an opportunity to talk about the climate crisis | Greta Moran Like the movie’s characters, the audience is experiencing the unprecedented, rapid destruction of earth – but the film doesn’t acknowledge itThe Lion King was my first, brief encounter with grief. Whe...
15:14, 08/20/2019

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol ...
20:14, 09/17/2019

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
01:14, 09/02/2019

Aziz Ansari’s stand-up show addressed #MeToo – but it left me wanting more | Greta Parry On the Australian leg of his tour, Ansari shows vulnerability in addressing allegations made against him. But there is unease and defensiveness tooBefore attending Aziz Ansari’s show in Melbourne this...
08:14, 06/05/2019

| US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
20:42, 09/17/2019

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet shine in Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' trailer Director Greta Gerwig takes on "Little Women," the coming of age story of the four March sisters in the aftermath of the American Civil War.        ...
02:00, 08/14/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
15:56, 05/13/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus ...
04:56, 08/01/2019

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
02:00, 07/03/2019

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
02:14, 08/29/2019

PM suspends parliament: What happens now with Brexit? Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month has been approved by the Queen, a move that restricts MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit in the process....
01:00, 08/29/2019

UK Government to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson's government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday's sitting, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson has told journalists....
17:01, 09/09/2019

Protests mar the opening of the European Parliament Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
11:14, 07/02/2019

Vaiko Set To Return To Parliament After 15 Years, With Help From DMK MDMK Chief V Gopalasamy or Vaiko, one of the is all set to return to parliament after 15 years. His party today nominated him as its candidate for upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha....
16:42, 07/02/2019

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showd...
01:56, 09/04/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the wor...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. F...
12:28, 05/27/2019

How Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
00:14, 08/29/2019

Protest held against suspension of UK parliament People demonstrate at Parliament Square and outside Downing Street against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.        ...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Why are you not in parliament? Heckler interrupts UK PM Johnson Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester in northern England on Friday over his controversial decision to suspend parliament for more than a month in the weeks before Britain is due to leave the Europ...
18:42, 09/13/2019

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
03:42, 09/10/2019

Von der Leyen seeks to secure EU top job at parliament Outgoing German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday...
09:56, 07/16/2019

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ej...
00:28, 07/08/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
09:42, 05/26/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climate issues are key, and overall young people want mor...
02:14, 05/09/2019

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
06:28, 06/17/2019

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
16:56, 07/03/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are running highlights of the election to the European Parliament. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remai...
18:14, 05/26/2019

U.K. Parliament Closes, but Lawmakers Don’t Go Quietly In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the country’s elected body was shut down in a ceremony that featured a rod, a mace and a few lines of Norman French....
16:56, 09/10/2019

Use Of Plastic Within Parliament Complex Banned The Lok Sabha Secretariat said it has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament complex with effect from Tuesday....
17:14, 08/20/2019

Women Advance in Japan's Parliament Twenty-eight women were elected to the upper house of Japan’s Parliament on Sunday, tying the record set in the previous upper-house election three years ago. A record 28% of candidates were women....
20:00, 07/22/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
00:14, 05/02/2019

European Parliament: Facts and figures Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
23:14, 05/06/2019

The Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions In today's Londoner: Parliament given poetry in motions | Unity is brewing in the Commons | Lena Dunham's has Grand Designs | Jon Sopel floored by Trump...
12:56, 08/21/2019

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Ukraine’s parliament snubs new president on election law Ukrainian lawmakers have turned down the newly-sworn president’s proposal to amend the election law, a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Suspending parliament: Why it couldn't happen in Germany British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's constitutional maneuvers to prorogue Parliament would be unthinkable in Germany. Constitutional law professors in the country say they're baffled by recent devel...
15:00, 08/30/2019

UK's Raab says 'shenanigans' in parliament hindering Brexit Britain will not delay Brexit but "shenanigans" in parliament are hindering Brexit by giving the European Union a sense that the departure could be delayed or canceled, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ...
08:56, 09/03/2019

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
20:28, 08/14/2019

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
08:14, 08/29/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
18:42, 05/22/2019

UK Parliament showdown on Brexit — live updates Britain's Parliament has reconvened for its first session since the summer recess. An evening showdown awaits as opponents of a no-deal Brexit seek to pass emergency legislation blocking it. Keep up t...
17:14, 09/03/2019

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress - provoked a row in parliament...
10:42, 07/03/2019

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
13:28, 05/26/2019

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
16:14, 07/02/2019

Parliament returns for Brexit showdown – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Society on the destructive force of Hurricane Dorian, wh...
08:00, 09/03/2019

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
11:14, 08/21/2019

Ukraine’s parliament rebels against president’s decree KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. Parliamentary leaders met wi...
15:42, 05/22/2019

UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
01:28, 08/29/2019

PMs back building Holocaust memorial next to parliament All five living prime ministers have backed the building of a Holocaust memorial next to the Houses of Parliament, with Theresa May saying it is the right thing to do....
10:56, 05/07/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
08:56, 07/03/2019

U.K. Lawmakers in Uproar After Johnson Suspends Parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to push through Brexit, and some lawmakers are rushing to plan ways to block a sudden break with the European Union....
19:56, 08/29/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
23:14, 06/05/2019

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
20:14, 08/29/2019

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, desp...
07:42, 08/21/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was valuable". ......
11:56, 06/17/2019

Factbox: Party time - Groups in EU parliament National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups. These are in some flux following the vote, especially on the eurosceptic right, but in the outgoing legislature the ...
12:14, 05/28/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:42, 05/24/2019

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmakers took oath as members of the house - led by Prime...
11:56, 06/17/2019

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
16:42, 08/28/2019

What PM Modi Said About Revamped Parliament Building Before 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he has asked government officials to look into requests by MPs' for modernising the parliament building by 2022, when the country is set to celebrate.....
00:14, 08/20/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
18:00, 06/06/2019

UK Top Court To Rule On PM Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain's top court was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully...
00:14, 09/18/2019

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a div...
02:56, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territor...
11:42, 05/11/2019

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes ...
07:42, 05/29/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of th...
01:56, 05/27/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedi...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally a...
10:42, 06/14/2019

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
11:28, 05/25/2019

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
20:28, 05/28/2019

PM: Remainers in parliament are making Brexit deal 'less likely' Boris Johnson has warned Remainers that as long as the EU believes Brexit could be stopped by parliament, the "less likely" he is to secure a divorce deal....
17:28, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi p...
11:28, 05/25/2019

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a sing...
15:28, 06/13/2019

UK PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on Wed...
17:28, 07/24/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
12:14, 06/10/2019

Italy: Parliament to vote on new Conte government The lower house Chamber of Deputies must approve the cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promised a stronger pro-EU focus and less bickering....
15:56, 09/09/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has resigned in the aftermath of violent clashes sparked b...
15:28, 06/21/2019

EU Parliament backs France's Lagarde as next ECB chief The nod from EU lawmakers paves the way for Lagarde to take up the post with the European Central Bank in November. Once formally confirmed, she will be the ECB's first female president....
21:14, 09/17/2019

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is with the opposition....
16:14, 09/05/2019

Parliament must 'get a deal done', Labour's Corbyn says on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's Labour Party, said on Friday local election results should spur lawmakers to find a way to break the deadlock over Brexit and "get a deal done" to leave the European...
18:28, 05/03/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature s...
12:42, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of refugees protest outside Australian Parliament Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside Parliament House highlighting the uncertain futures of many refugees since Australia replaced permanent protection visas with temporary visas...
09:42, 07/29/2019

Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded...
14:14, 05/20/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
16:42, 06/21/2019

Italy: Parliament backs new Conte government The Italian lower house Chamber of Deputies approved the Cabinet, which has already been sworn in by President Mattarella. Prime Minister Conte promised a stronger pro-EU focus and less bickering....
03:14, 09/10/2019

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
16:14, 07/11/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
13:42, 05/16/2019

Australian Parliament to ban extremists from coming home Australia is set to pass laws to delay suspected extremists from returning home while Australian supporters of the Islamic State group are demanding to be repatriated from Syrian refugee camps...
04:42, 07/24/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issue has highlighted bitter divisions on the island....
07:56, 05/17/2019

UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow To Step Down The speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said on Monday he would step down within weeks, amid criticism by Brexit hardliners who say he has twisted parliamentary rules to undermine them....
17:28, 09/09/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
09:14, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage...
09:14, 05/17/2019

Parliament Session To Be Extended, Says Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the government is moving to extend the Parliament session and noted that the opposition parties should not have any objection....
22:42, 07/24/2019

UK PM Johnson to make statement to parliament on Thursday Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, will make a statement to parliament on his priorities for government on Thursday, the office of the leader of the House of Commons said on Twitter....
10:42, 07/25/2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliame...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Tunisian parliament speaker sworn in as new president Tunisian parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur was sworn in as interim president on Thursday hours after President Beji Caid Essebsi's death in a smooth transition of power in the birthplace of the Arab...
18:28, 07/25/2019

UK Parliament Approves Law To Stop 'No-Deal' Brexit Britain's upper house on Friday gave final approval to a law that would force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit, in a fresh setback for the British Prime Minister who is struggling in his bid to call an.....
05:42, 09/07/2019

Corbyn: Five-week closure of parliament is 'disgraceful' Parliament is going to be suspended at the close of business today - meaning MPs will be blocked from holding debates and votes for more than a month....
15:56, 09/09/2019

UK Parliament Suspension Set To Begin After MPs Vote On Election Britain's parliament will be suspended for five weeks on Monday following another expected defeat by MPs for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy amid......
17:28, 09/09/2019

Nigerian Shi'ite group says police shot at them outside parliament Nigerian police shot at Shi'ite protesters outside the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday but the protesters did not shoot back, a spokesman for the Shi'ite group, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (...
18:42, 07/09/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
01:00, 07/19/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
12:28, 06/11/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
12:56, 06/20/2019

British PM Saying "Sh*t" In Parliament Headlines UK's Crisis Week Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are five of the most unusual:...
21:56, 09/04/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country’s parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device. Fah...
09:14, 05/15/2019

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said.....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime minister after weeks of political turmoil over the ...
07:42, 05/30/2019

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly,...
19:56, 07/16/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead....
08:56, 05/30/2019

Moldova: Ousted president against dissolving parliament MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova’s ousted president says he wants to cancel a decision by his interim replacement to dissolve parliament amid a deepening political crisis. Igor Dodon said Tuesday he has si...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Lebanon speaker says U.S. sanctions are an assault on parliament New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on parliament and the country, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday....
11:56, 07/10/2019

The British Parliament Had a Complete Nervous Breakdown How bad have things gotten in British politics these days? For an answer, look no further than the past 24 hours, when the UK Parliament lost its goddamn mind in front of the world....
22:56, 09/10/2019

Poland dashes far-right hopes for alliance in new EU parliament Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new bloc in the new European Parliament suffered a blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists ruled out joining such a grouping due to sharp dif...
14:00, 06/05/2019

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
13:28, 09/04/2019

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight dead...
23:00, 05/29/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
13:14, 06/13/2019

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. The d...
21:56, 06/23/2019

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup. The military-backed p...
09:14, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, p...
00:14, 07/03/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
19:56, 05/09/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical o...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Markets 'caught off guard' by plans to suspend parliament The pound has fallen after Boris Johnson revealed plans to ask the Queen to suspend parliament next month - restricting MPs' ability to block the UK crashing out of Europe without a deal....
15:56, 08/28/2019

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an election on"....
14:14, 08/28/2019

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the...
01:56, 07/03/2019

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of the budget session on June 17. The Samajwadi Party....
12:28, 07/03/2019

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coaliti...
21:28, 05/27/2019

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
13:56, 07/15/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
21:28, 05/26/2019

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
17:28, 07/14/2019

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it through....
16:14, 07/14/2019

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more def...
18:00, 05/27/2019

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections fo...
15:14, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Center maintains hold on European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Updated provisional results from the European Parliament elections confirm that mainstream political parties will retain ...
12:28, 05/27/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
02:28, 06/03/2019

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the p...
22:14, 07/19/2019

UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a 30 billion-pound hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday....
13:42, 07/18/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
00:56, 07/18/2019

Parliament Gets New Lighting System To Shine Bright Every Night The parliament on Tuesday evening lit up with a dynamic range of themes after a new lighting system was installed on its facade ahead of the 73rd Independence Day celebrations....
23:42, 08/13/2019

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
16:56, 07/12/2019

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is set to determine whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push th...
12:14, 09/17/2019

PM saw parliament as 'obstacle' to Brexit plans, court hears Boris Johnson has been accused of silencing MPs to avoid scrutiny over his Brexit plans at the opening of a Supreme Court showdown over the decision to suspend parliament....
15:28, 09/17/2019

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the government’s climate policies. About 20 of the st...
18:56, 06/04/2019

European Parliament kicks off new term with protests, more women The European Parliament opened for a new term on Tuesday with the highest number of women ever but short of three pro-independence Catalan members who were barred from joining as hundreds protested ov...
19:42, 07/02/2019

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecuto...
13:14, 07/17/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing onl...
18:42, 04/28/2019

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short in aim to become third-biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to creat...
19:42, 06/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel's New Parliament After Election Win Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
20:42, 04/30/2019

UK lawmakers to vote on proposal for parliament to be recalled if suspended by new PM British lawmakers will vote later on Thursday on a proposal which aims to make it more difficult for the next prime minister to pursue a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who had fought for democracy....
13:14, 06/10/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
01:14, 05/30/2019

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over t...
14:14, 08/07/2019

Danish PM calls elections to renew parliament in June Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen says elections to renew Denmark's 179-seat parliament will be held June 5 as his three-party governing coalition appears to be behind in opinion polls....
15:56, 05/07/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto...
18:00, 05/07/2019

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chines...
00:14, 08/07/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
08:00, 08/18/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim...
02:14, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
19:42, 06/05/2019

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia&#...
11:56, 06/11/2019

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has suggested to Sky News....
03:56, 08/19/2019

Polish parliament speaker to resign over flight scandal Speaker Marek Kuchcinski will step down Friday after it emerged that he used government planes for private trips. The scandal has consumed Polish politics and couldn't have come at a worse time for th...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited politica...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
12:00, 07/05/2019

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament: opinion poll A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark's parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
15:28, 05/06/2019

UK Supreme Court to hear more arguments on suspension of parliament Britain's Supreme Court will continue hearing legal arguments on Wednesday from the government and its opponents on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he decided to suspend par...
09:56, 09/18/2019

Minorities still lack a strong voice in new European Parliament Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU's population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament, leaving them under-represented at a time when nationalism, far-r...
20:14, 06/12/2019

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a "no-deal" Brexit....
19:28, 06/12/2019

BJP's Pragya Thakur Missing In Court, A Regular In Parliament Pragya Singh Thakur may not be regular with her court appearances despite being a terror accused. But when it comes to attendance in Lok Sabha, the first-time lawmaker is definitely a topper.......
18:28, 07/05/2019

Facebook denies giving contradictory evidence to parliament Committee chairman suggested staff knew Cambridge Analytica had misused data before Guardian revelationFacebook executives did not give contradictory evidence to a parliamentary committee investigatin...
01:14, 08/13/2019

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final call was yet to be taken....
20:28, 08/10/2019

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both sai...
15:14, 06/05/2019

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
19:28, 07/04/2019

On Article 370 Scrapping, What Amit Shah Explained In Parliament Home Minister Amit Shah was greeted by a standing ovation from his BJP colleagues when he entered the Rajya Sabha to announce the far-reaching move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir by......
15:56, 08/05/2019

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Sri Lanka government faces no-confidence vote in Parliament Sri Lanka’s Parliament is debating a no-confidence motion against the government in which the opposition is accusing the ruling coalition of failing to prevent Easter suicide bombings which killed mor...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Bulgaria parliament overturns presidential veto on F-16s deal Bulgarian lawmakers overturned on Friday the presidential veto of a deal to purchase eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets from United States, clearing the way for Bulgaria's biggest military purcha...
12:42, 07/26/2019

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU ele...
14:14, 07/03/2019

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation ...
14:14, 07/03/2019

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
16:00, 09/19/2019

Italian socialist Sassoli frontrunner to chair EU Parliament Italian center-left lawmaker David Sassoli is the favorite to become president of the European Parliament on Wednesday, in an election that help clear the way for the assembly to endorse Germany's Urs...
10:14, 07/03/2019

Greek PM says to submit tax cut plan to parliament in coming weeks The Greek government will submit a bill to parliament in the coming weeks to cut taxes, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday....
17:42, 07/10/2019

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on......
17:56, 07/24/2019

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
18:28, 08/22/2019

Papua New Guinea PM clings on but government defeated in parliament The government of Papua New Guinea appeared to be in danger on Tuesday, after opponents of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill convincingly won a vote in parliament that prepares the way for his removal....
10:28, 05/28/2019

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
12:56, 07/04/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis betwe...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
19:28, 05/01/2019

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
18:28, 05/01/2019

Judge Rejects Challenge By Opponents Of UK Parliament Suspension A Scottish judge on Friday rejected a legal challenge to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament, in a blow for opponents of the controversial move....
13:56, 08/30/2019

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move i...
17:28, 07/14/2019

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote helping maintain the military’s dominance of politics five years after he led a coup...
03:28, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
23:42, 07/03/2019

Johnson Moves to Shut Parliament to Push Through Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would ask the queen to shut down Parliament for several weeks before the U.K.’s departure from the European Union, an unusual move that makes it harder for...
13:00, 08/28/2019

Brexit: suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has said the possibility of sidelining parliament to force...
17:28, 06/08/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
17:28, 09/01/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumben...
11:56, 05/20/2019

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union.....
23:28, 06/16/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoin...
17:28, 05/24/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
15:56, 05/24/2019

Georgia's parliament backs 'Moscow's man' for prime minister Georgian lawmakers have confirmed former Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia as next prime minister. He is best-known for orchestrating a violent crackdown against anti-government protesters, many of th...
01:42, 09/09/2019

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by th...
05:42, 07/02/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 2014 coup....
12:14, 05/24/2019

EU Parliament to elect its president on July 3 in any case: spokesman The European Parliament will elect its president on July 3, even if European Union leaders fail to appoint the chair of the EU executive at a summit on Tuesday, a spokesman for the assembly told a new...
11:14, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or...
14:14, 09/09/2019

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a n...
02:28, 05/25/2019

UK parliament speaker approves emergency Brexit debate The speaker of Britain's House of Commons, John Bercow, approved an emergency debate in parliament on Brexit put forward by a group of lawmakers who are seeking to block leaving the EU without a deal....
20:28, 09/03/2019

Georgian parliament strips opposition MP of immunity over unrest Georgia's parliament on Wednesday stripped an opposition lawmaker of immunity and ordered him arrested to answer allegations that he helped orchestrate anti-government protests last week that turned v...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
18:00, 09/03/2019

UK parliament Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit Britain's House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role....
22:42, 09/09/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
10:28, 05/22/2019

Ukrainian president disbands parliament minutes after inauguration KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has sought to capitalize on his huge popularity, dissolving the country’s parliament Monday minutes after he was sworn in as president. Zele...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their official credentials under police escort....
14:14, 05/20/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
15:42, 05/22/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blue skies above....
09:14, 05/24/2019

Voters in Malawi go to polls to elect president, parliament More than 6 million Malawians are voting Tuesday for president, parliament and local councils in the country’s sixth election since the 1994 end of dictatorship...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
21:00, 06/28/2019

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
18:14, 07/01/2019

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and...
22:42, 06/07/2019

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
18:00, 05/23/2019

First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker Afghanistan's parliament descended into chaos on Sunday when lawmakers brawled over the appointment of a new speaker, an inauspicious start to the assembly which was sitting for the first time since c...
19:00, 05/19/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
04:42, 05/18/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
07:56, 05/18/2019

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the Eu...
10:42, 05/23/2019

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha....
11:14, 06/19/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
16:14, 09/05/2019

U-turn from Matt Hancock as he defends suspending parliament Matt Hancock says he "didn't raise any concerns" about Boris Johnson's plans to prorogue parliament, despite being against the idea during his leadership campaign....
23:00, 08/31/2019

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
00:14, 07/02/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
08:14, 06/21/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
17:14, 05/13/2019

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
00:42, 05/24/2019

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant ...
14:56, 06/17/2019

TV Broadcasters Outside Parliament Can't Shake 'Stop Brexit Steve' Protester, with megaphone, wins cat-and-mouse game with TV reporters covering U.K.’s break with EU by getting into shot every time; BBC built a scaffold, Steve Bray got taller signs. ‘Could you possib...
21:42, 06/06/2019

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain a...
19:56, 08/31/2019

UK holds #StopTheCoup rallies against Johnson's suspension of parliament Thousands of protesters have condemned Boris Johnson for taking an "undemocratic" decision to suspend parliament. But he has defended his actions, saying he needed a clean slate to prioritize "our dom...
20:14, 08/31/2019

The Latest: London mayor outraged by Parliament shutdown London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he’s outraged that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shut down Parliament for several weeks and he hopes all parties will come together to stop a no-deal departure ...
16:28, 09/02/2019

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move.....
00:42, 06/29/2019

Disgraced ex-leader of Austrian far right turns down EU Parliament seat Austrian far-right veteran Heinz-Christian Strache, who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting, said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat, forgoing a m...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are castin...
07:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: European Parliament vote shifts to 4 nations Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European elections...
03:28, 05/26/2019

Boris Johnson faces Parliament — live updates The UK prime minister is appearing before lawmakers in the wake of a parliamentary defeat at the hands of Tory rebels and the opposition. MPs are confronting Johnson over his insistence on keeping no-...
13:56, 09/04/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al...
13:56, 06/24/2019

British PM Tells Parliament: "Tie My Hands, But Will Not Delay Brexit" Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until......
07:42, 09/10/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliamentary vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in t...
21:42, 05/14/2019

"Hope You Go Higher": PM Modi's Takedown Of Gandhis In Parliament In his first speech in parliament after the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped piercing criticism on the Congress, referencing everything from the 1975 emergency to allegations.....
19:00, 06/25/2019

"2019 Mandate Came After A Trial By Fire", Says PM Modi In Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored his government's focus on welfare programmes and said the people chose the BJP in 2014 because they were fed up with the Congress government....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant...
08:56, 05/26/2019

Johnson Moves to Suspend Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break with the EU. The pound fell 0.5% against the dolla...
13:56, 08/29/2019

British Parliament Suspended Until October 14, Speaker Protests Britain's parliament on Tuesday began a controversial five-week suspension during a ceremony marred by a protest in which opposition MPs held up signs reading "SILENCED" and shouted "Shame on you!"....
07:42, 09/10/2019

In Maldivian Parliament, PM Modi Takes Veiled Dig At Pak Over Terrorism State sponsorship of terrorism is the biggest threat the world is facing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address at the Maldivian Parliament today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan. PM......
19:14, 06/08/2019

Protests erupt as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly suspended Parliament until next month and said he would not seek a Brexit extension as opposition lawmakers protested the maneuver by holding up signs th...
16:28, 09/10/2019

DW rejects accreditation threat from Russia's Duma parliament Russia is threatening to revoke DW's accreditation after it declined to accept an invitation to a parliamentary commission in Moscow. DW's Director General Peter Limbourg rejects the Russian allegatio...
22:14, 09/04/2019

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:28, 05/21/2019

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
10:00, 06/20/2019

UK reacts angrily to Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament The British people took to the streets of London to vent their anger at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament. Lawmakers have also reacted with indignation, comparing the move...
10:42, 08/29/2019

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after ...
10:28, 09/10/2019

Days Before Budget, PM Talks Of Sectors That Need Focus In Parliament Agriculture, manufacturing and exports deserve significant attention, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in his first speech in parliament after his re-election, days before his government.....
20:56, 06/25/2019

British parliament to investigate reality TV shows after death Britain's parliamentary media committee has launched an investigation into the treatment of participants in reality TV shows after a man died shortly after appearing on an ITV program....
16:28, 05/15/2019

UK PM Denies Lying To Queen Elizabeth Over Suspension Of Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks after a court ruled his decision to do so was unlawful....
13:57, 09/12/2019

UK Parliament Speaker To Step Down Amid Brexit Turmoil John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, announced Monday that he would step down within weeks, amid criticism by Brexit hardliners who say he has twisted parliamentary rules to......
03:14, 09/10/2019