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Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom

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Parliament: Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom
In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.

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UK MPs reject Labour plan for no-deal vote

MPs reject the chance to take control of Parliament's timetable, blocking the latest attempt to stop no-deal Brexit.
BBC News - Published

UK PM candidate Hunt says: Parliament likely to block a no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so the country needed a leader who could negotiate with..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Parliament

British Government Defeats Attempt To Prevent No-Deal Brexit [Video]British Government Defeats Attempt To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

According to a report by Business Insider, on Wednesday, the British government defeated an attempt, led by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31st. The House of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Danish Social Democrat Frederiksen gives victory speech after ousting Prime Minister [Video]Danish Social Democrat Frederiksen gives victory speech after ousting Prime Minister

Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM [Video]India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM

According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally sworn sworn in for a second term, following a landslide victory in national elections that cemented his grip..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? [Video]Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

Britain is hurtling towards the exit of the EU, and many candidates to become the next prime minister say they support leaving soon even without a withdrawal treaty. Parliament voted against a no-deal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Netanyahu Nearing Deadline To Form Government [Video]Netanyahu Nearing Deadline To Form Government

Reuters reports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of leadership of Israel. As the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

I'll be back - ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurz vows to return [Video]I'll be back - ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurz vows to return

Fresh off both success in the EU elections and a no-confidence vote in Parliament that removed him from office, former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz vows to win the job back in September.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:16Published

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Is Out, Plans To Return [Video]Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Is Out, Plans To Return

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz left office on Tuesday after parliament voted out his conservative provisional government, blaming him in part for a political crisis triggered by..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Jeremy Hunt: Calling general election would be 'political suicide' [Video]Jeremy Hunt: Calling general election would be 'political suicide'

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says a general election would be "political suicide" for the Conservatives. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Hunt said that trying to leave the European Union without..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published

Stunning Fall For Young Austrian PM Sebastian Kurz [Video]Stunning Fall For Young Austrian PM Sebastian Kurz

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old’s government out of office in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Voting Down Revised Brexit Deal Leaves MPs With 2 Options [Video]Voting Down Revised Brexit Deal Leaves MPs With 2 Options

According to Business Insider, British members of Parliament will be left with two options if they reject the Brexit deal again. MPs will vote on the UK's revised withdrawal agreement next month, after..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Stephen Barclay: Brexit voting in Parliament should reflect manifestos [Video]Stephen Barclay: Brexit voting in Parliament should reflect manifestos

Stephen Barclay says Brexit voting in Parliament should reflect the manifestos of the Conservative and Labour parties. The Brexit Secretary was speaking after the Government announced the Withdrawal..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Iraq government bans computer games including PUBG [Video]Iraq government bans computer games including PUBG

Iraq’s Parliament has voted to ban several games including PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), saying they harm society.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

Iran to Continue Nuclear Enrichment Despite U.S. Move-Parliament Speaker [Video]Iran to Continue Nuclear Enrichment Despite U.S. Move-Parliament Speaker

According to Reuters, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said that Iran will continue uranium enrichment under its nuclear deal with world powers. The United States acted on Friday to force Iran..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Cystic fibrosis drug campaign to be heard in Parliament

cystic fibrosis drug campaign to be heard in parliament
The family of Harriet Corr join thousands pleading for access to cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi.
BBC News - Published

Politicians vying to be UK's PM clash over Brexit

politicians vying to be uk's pm clash over brexit
Esther McVey says ending Parliament's current session to deliver a no-deal Brexit is "not a priority".
BBC News - Published

Labour sees off Brexit Party in UK by-election

labour sees off brexit party in uk by-election
Nigel Farage's party fails to win its first Parliamentary seat in a close contest in Peterborough.
BBC News - Published

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