# British parliament

A Brexit activist holds a Union Flag-themed umbrella as he demonstrates outside of the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 21, 2019. Photo: Isabel Infantes / AFP
A Brexit activist holds a Union Flag-the […]

UK general election: what could happen?

Britain votes in a crucial general election on Thursday, with latest opinion polls showing Prime Minister Boris Johnson locked in a tight battle to win a majority and deliver his Brexit plans
Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, address the opening sessions of the Summit of EU Heads of State and Government.
Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Gre […]

EU extends Brexit deadline ahead of parliamentary vote on poll date

EU member states have agreed to grant Britain a three-month delay on its departure from the European Union called "flextension", with the possibility of exiting earlier than January 31 if the withdrawal agreement is ratified.
Anti-Brexit activists display the Union and EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London on March 28, 2019. Photo: Niklas Halle'n / AFP
Anti-Brexit activists display the Union […]

Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

If Britain's political system fails to break its Brexit logjam on Friday, the country is faced with the prospect of crashing out of the European Union without a deal on April 12.
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