Parliament

Brexit

Boris Johnson Lied to the Queen to Get Parliament Suspended, Court Rules

Now the case goes to the Supreme Court, and the entire Brexit process continues to go just swimmingly.
David Gilbert
9.11.19
Parliament

So, What the Actual Hell Is Happening in Britain Right Now?

One-time fictional Prime Minister Hugh Grant, along with millions of other Brits, is very angry with real prime minister, Boris Johnson. Here's why.
Tim Hume
8.29.19
climate change

Climate Change Activists Stripped Semi-Naked In British Parliament

“There is an emergency. It is not Brexit. It is the climate and ecological emergency.”
Sarah Emerson
4.1.19
climate

Naked protesters showed up to Parliament and glued their bums to security glass

And it wasn't even about Brexit.
Emma Ockerman
4.1.19
Brexit

The UK still can't agree on anything even after Theresa May promises to quit

The prime minister's offer was not enough to forge a deal on Brexit
Paul Vale
3.28.19
Facebook

Britain's parliament is threatening to publish internal Facebook documents on privacy

"Under U.K. law and parliamentary privilege, we can publish papers if we choose to as part of our inquiry."
David Gilbert
11.26.18
Legalization

Here’s how Canada will officially start selling legal weed

Canada finally legalized weed Tuesday after a years-long legislative fight.
Rachel Browne
6.20.18
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

Pusha T's return, George Clinton's funky revival, and A$AP Rocky's feature-laden new full-length top this week's list of essential new projects.
Colin Joyce
Kristin Corry
Alex Robert Ross
Andrea Domanick
Dan Ozzi
5.26.18
Holy Shit

Parliament's First New Song In 38 Years Has a Psychedelic Video

Grab the shrooms and the pills.... "I'm Gon' Make You Sick O' Me," released in January, now has some visuals to match its trippy energy.
Lauren O'Neill
5.9.18
iraq

The guy who threw his shoes at George W. Bush is running for office in Iraq

The journalist bared his sole to President George W. Bush a decade ago.
Christianna Silva
5.1.18
Kosovo

Kosovo opposition party blasts Parliament with tear gas to stop border vote

Members of the Self-Determination Movement set off three tear gas canisters in the chamber
Alexa Liautaud
3.21.18
regulations, eh?

Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.
Corin Faife
3.20.18
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