By design, France is usually governed by a president vested with extraordinary powers. But after the recent election, Emmanuel Macron now finds himself at the mercy of a newly influential parliament.
Emmanuel Macron's loss of his overall majority risks further weakening European leadership, with France's leader set to be distracted by domestic troubles even while retaining control over foreign policy
Maltese politician Roberta Metsola has been elected head of the European Parliament, the youngest person ever to clinch the job, but fanning controversy for her opposition to abortion
EU flags flew at half-mast for European Parliament speaker David Sassoli, who died on January 11, aged 65, as tributes flowed in from leaders and officials from around the 27-nation bloc and beyond
A quarter of all global lawmakers are women but the International Parliamentary Union has warned that progress towards gender parity is slowing amid significant "pushback"
The Brexit law that has received royal assent from the Queen is at the centre of a constitutional stand-off with enormous implications for Britain
In defiance of the British government's wishes, MPs will on Wednesday pick up pen and paper to state their preferences on possible alternatives to Theresa May's Brexit plan