The House of Lords, the UK's Upper House of Parliament, has been rocked by scandals this year. Now Prime Minister David Cameron's creation of 45 new peerages is raising political hackles.
UK politicians are to leave their historic Westminster home for six years while long overdue renovations take place. Part of the complex is more than 900 years old and is deemed a health and safety risk.
In the wake of the 2016 Brexit referendum, Theresa May is seeking new deals for an unmoored Britain. Without the EU's backing, the UK prime minister's negotiating position is diminished, Frank Sieren writes.
As Prime Minister Theresa May enters the second phase of Brexit negotiations, a poll commissioned by UK daily The Independent shows that more than half of Britons want to remain in the European Union.
The lower chamber of the UK parliament has rejected two amendments proposed by the House of Lords, the country's upper chamber, to launch Brexit. The Prime Minister can now trigger exit neogtiations from the EU any time.
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