British premier Boris Johnson faced calls on Thursday to reverse his suspension of parliament after a Scottish court ruled it illegal, as government documents warned a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest
British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Friday accusations that his government’s suspension of parliament was a constitutional outrage were “nonsense.”
In London, participants heard speeches from opposition politicians on a stage erected on Whitehall before marching through Westminster. Some held hand-written signs reading “defend democracy: resist the parliament shutdown” and “wake up UK! Or welcome to Germany 1933.”
Queen Elizabeth II approved the request to end what has been the longest session of parliament in nearly 400 years in the second week of September and reopen it on October 14 -- just over two weeks before Brexit.
The British parliament on Wednesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union (EU) without a deal, but he sought an election just weeks before Brexit to free his hands.
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi took on Johnson during the prime minister's weekly question-and-answer session before the House of Commons
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to The Incredible Hulk as he promises to ignore a new House of Commons legislation ordering him to delay Brexit if negotiations break down.
She was backed by international trade minister Greg Hands, who said that “the apparent targeting of her by anybody in an intimidatory way, including by foreign embassies, is totally unacceptable”.
Markets in political commentary overshoot. The trade among hyper-political obsessives has swung from “Keir Starmer had an amazing start as leader of the opposition” to “Labour is doomed”