Government by centuries-old conventions and uncodified rules makes it possible for the powerful to manipulate the system for their own ends
The Queen has approved the prorogation of parliament on the advice of her prime minister, Boris Johnson.
Female MP Fatuma Gedi was allegedly attacked by a male colleague who was angry her budget committee did not allocate funds to his constituency.
"To be honest, I don't know how to spend the time when we are suddenly given," Seishu Sato, a 31-year-old finance worker, complained.
The 11 activists, who had slogans written on their bare chests and backs, stood with their buttocks against the glass facing the chamber for almost 20 minutes.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said the defeat of her draft agreement with the EU could spell the end of Brexit.
Critics of the president said the move "is illegal and goes against the constitution," while supporters said it's what the people want.
After the Communist Party blamed a botched Wednesday vote on a "water bottle" mix-up, the Russian State Duma chairman ridiculed fellow lawmakers for taking "selfies" while voting.
Siri appeared to mistake the British Defense Secretary's utterance of the word "Syria" with its own name, and began speaking to him mid-sentence.
Two weeks after the interior minister broke ranks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a deal on immigration.
State media said Erdogan secured victory with 53 percent of the vote in the first round of voting.
Jess Phillips is calling for the ability to sue tech giants like Twitter and Facebook for allowing a disturbing number of anonymous trolls to send her hundreds of violent threats every day.
The French president faced criticism from all mainstream parties and dissent from inside his own, as debate of his immigration bill entered hour 60.
"The vast majority of 'attempts' to access them are not deliberate," a parliamentary spokesman said.
The British defense minister has resigned over the allegations, but people speaking out are calling for culture change and better processes for reporting abuse.
That wasn't the only gap in the nation's political knowledge.
Seen from the US, Brexit means the Special Relationship will never be the same again.
Theresa May is relying on a Northern Irish unionist party to prop up her vote.
Monday's attack targeted worshippers from an institution with a proud history of fighting violent extremism.
Macron won the presidency in May on pledges to overhaul France's economy and labor market and clean up public life.
A parliamentary session usually runs for a year, from spring to spring. But the government will double the length of the session to let lawmakers debate Britain's approach to Brexit without interruption.
Macron's rivals are not happy about losing their seats and influence in the French parliament.
If forecasts hold, France's new president will have a large mandate to lead.