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Business Standard India
Theresa May may not seek parliamentary vote on BrexitMay is allegedly planning to prevent Members of Parliament from voting on the d
Theresa May may not seek parliamentary vote on Brexit
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
May is allegedly planning to prevent Members of Parliament from voting on the decision to leave the EU British Prime Minister Theresa May is being accused of displaying a monarch-like arrogance... Read more
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News.com.au
Packed agenda for new parliamentside for amended versions of these bills. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE * Turnbull must l
Packed agenda for new parliament
News.com.au / Posted 8 hours ago
side for amended versions of these bills. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE * Turnbull must legislate for the plebiscite. Labor wants a parliamentary vote on the issue, especially given the timeline for a national vote has blown out to 2017. But faced with the... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP warn May against sidelining parliament over Brexitof the 52-48 vote to Leave. A group of lawyers will go to the High Court in Oc
SNP warn May against sidelining parliament over Brexit
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
of the 52-48 vote to Leave. A group of lawyers will go to the High Court in October in an attempt to force May to hold a parliamentary vote by arguing Article 50 cannot be triggered until after the repeal of the European Communities Act of 1972 –... Read more
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express
Theresa May on Brexit high as 50,000 join the Conservative Partytable, not just leading Brexiteers Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox. It
Theresa May on Brexit high as 50,000 join the Conservative Party
express / Posted 10 hours ago
table, not just leading Brexiteers Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox. It follows reports that there will not be a parliamentary vote on Brexit before Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is formally triggered, starting the two-year process of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Spain’s acting PM warns forming new government still ‘a wish’acting prime minister warned Saturday that forming a government remained a “wis
Spain’s acting PM warns forming new government still ‘a wish’
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 hours ago
acting prime minister warned Saturday that forming a government remained a “wish”, in downbeat comments ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote over the country’s political deadlock. Speaking to supporters of his conservative Popular Party (PP),... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spain's acting PM warns forming new government still 'a wish'minister warned on Saturday (Aug27) that forming a government remained a "wish"
Spain's acting PM warns forming new government still 'a wish'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
minister warned on Saturday (Aug27) that forming a government remained a "wish", in downbeat comments ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote over the country's political deadlock. Speaking to supporters of his conservative Popular Party (PP),... Read more
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Business Standard India
British PM to trigger Brexit without vote?British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit
British PM to trigger Brexit without vote?
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday, without specifying sources. May will not offer... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Theresa May 'acting like Tudor monarch' in refusing MPs vote over BrexitTheresa May has been accused of displaying the “arrogance of a Tudor monarch” o
Theresa May 'acting like Tudor monarch' in refusing MPs vote over Brexit
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 hours ago
Theresa May has been accused of displaying the “arrogance of a Tudor monarch” over her reported intention to deny a parliamentary vote on Brexit before beginning the process of pulling the UK out of the European Union. The prime minister is... Read more
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DW
Tunisia's new unity government under Youssef Chahed sworn in |minister since it gained independence from France in 1956. The swearing-in cam
Tunisia's new unity government under Youssef Chahed sworn in |
DW / Posted 16 hours ago
minister since it gained independence from France in 1956. The swearing-in came a day after the new cabinet had won a parliamentary vote of confidence and a month after the assembly had dismissed the previous government. Chahed's government... Read more
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Zero Hedge
In "Victory For Eurosceptics" British PM Will Begin Brexit Negotiations Without Parliamentary VoteEurosceptics, the conservative newspaper reported overnight that Britain's new
In "Victory For Eurosceptics" British PM Will Begin Brexit Negotiations Without Parliamentary Vote
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 hours ago
Eurosceptics, the conservative newspaper reported overnight that Britain's new Prime Minister, Theresa May, will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. "Her decision will come... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lord O'Donnell: It would be unwise to trigger Article 50 without Commons voteLord O'Donnell says PM Theresa May is constitutionally entitled not to hold a p
Lord O'Donnell: It would be unwise to trigger Article 50 without Commons vote
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
Lord O'Donnell says PM Theresa May is constitutionally entitled not to hold a parliamentary vote before triggering Article 50, but adds it would be "politically unwise" not to allow MPs a say in the negotiations. He said that Article 50 is designed... Read more
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Calcutta News
U.K.’s Theresa May to trigger Article 50, kick-start Brexit negotiations without parliamentary vote LONDON, U.K. – Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50 of the
U.K.’s Theresa May to trigger Article 50, kick-start Brexit negotiations without parliamentary vote
Calcutta News / Posted 18 hours ago
LONDON, U.K. – Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and take Britain out of the EU, without holding a... Read more
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Gulf News
May heads for Brexit without vote by MPsArticle 50 and begin the formal process of exiting the European Union without a
May heads for Brexit without vote by MPs
Gulf News / Posted 19 hours ago
Article 50 and begin the formal process of exiting the European Union without a vote London: Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening negotiations to formally trigger Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Theresa May to go ahead with Brexit without Parliament voteapproval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal c
Theresa May to go ahead with Brexit without Parliament vote
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 22 hours ago
approval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal challenge in a bid to force May to hold a parliamentary vote. The case, which will be heard in the High Court in London in October, argues that Article 50 cannot be... Read more
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23h
Reuters
British PM to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers: TelegraphLondon, Britain August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo EDINBURGH Britis
British PM to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers: Telegraph
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
London, Britain August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo EDINBURGH British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph... Read more
23h
Business Standard India
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament voteapproval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal c
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament vote
Business Standard India / Posted 23 hours ago
approval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal challenge in a bid to force May to hold a parliamentary vote. The case, which will be heard in the High Court in London in October, argues that Article 50 cannot be... Read more
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dna
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament voteapproval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal ch
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament vote
dna / Posted yesterday
approval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal challenge in a bid to force May to hold a parliamentary vote. The case, which will be heard in the High Court in London in October, argues that Article 50 cannot be... Read more
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The Economic Times
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament voteapproval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal c
Brexit to go ahead without Parliament vote
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
approval for Brexit could take years. A group of lawyers has mounted a legal challenge in a bid to force May to hold a parliamentary vote. The case, which will be heard in the High Court in London in October, argues that Article 50 cannot be... Read more
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asianage
UK's May heads for Brexit negotiations without vote by MPs: reportsyear as the country needs time to prepare for negotiations. London: British Pr
UK's May heads for Brexit negotiations without vote by MPs: reports
asianage / Posted yesterday
year as the country needs time to prepare for negotiations. London: British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening discussions to formally trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, the... Read more
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asianage
UK's May heads for Brexit negotiations without vote by MPs reportsyear as the country needs time to prepare for negotiations. London: British Pr
UK's May heads for Brexit negotiations without vote by MPs reports
asianage / Posted yesterday
year as the country needs time to prepare for negotiations. London: British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening discussions to formally trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, the... Read more
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Rappler
Tunisia parliament approves new unity governmentyoungest prime minister since it won independence from France in 1956 – is set
Tunisia parliament approves new unity government
Rappler / Posted yesterday
youngest prime minister since it won independence from France in 1956 – is set to take office in the coming days. The parliamentary vote of confidence for the unity government brings to an end some 3 months of intense negotiations. President... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tunisia parliament approves new unity governmentyoungest prime minister since it won independence from France in 1956 -- is set
Tunisia parliament approves new unity government
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
youngest prime minister since it won independence from France in 1956 -- is set to take office in the coming days. The parliamentary vote of confidence for the unity government brings to an end some three months of intense... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former judge backs Safe Schools programof Lateline poll in which more than 83,000 people voted on whether the Governme
Former judge backs Safe Schools program
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
of Lateline poll in which more than 83,000 people voted on whether the Government should hold the plebiscite or go straight to a parliamentary vote. On Facebook, 87 per cent voted that the issue should skip the plebiscite and be put to parli... Read more
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News.com.au
Greens against gay marriage plebisciteand supported a decision by former prime minister Tony Abbott to allow a plebis
Greens against gay marriage plebiscite
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
and supported a decision by former prime minister Tony Abbott to allow a plebiscite on changing the Marriage Act before any parliamentary vote. Greens leader Richard Di Natale said on Friday following a party meeting that questions of human rights... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Greens to vote against same-sex marriage plebiscitewould discuss it with his colleagues. Labor frontbencher Jim Chalmers was firm
Greens to vote against same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
would discuss it with his colleagues. Labor frontbencher Jim Chalmers was firmer in his language this week, saying it was his position and that of his colleagues that changing the marriage laws should be done with a simple parliamentary vote inste... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
MPs and former military chiefs push to broaden war powers beyond PMand Cabinet can decide whether or not to send Australian soldiers to war, but s
MPs and former military chiefs push to broaden war powers beyond PM
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
and Cabinet can decide whether or not to send Australian soldiers to war, but some want to broaden those powers to a parliamentary vote. Just a month after Britain handed down the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq War, there are also calls for... Read more
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express
'Let me speak!' Fiery clash as woman tells LBC host Article 50 will NOT be triggeredchiefs have LOST gang of Iranian migrants “I believe we’ll talk about it for t
'Let me speak!' Fiery clash as woman tells LBC host Article 50 will NOT be triggered
express / Posted 3 days ago
chiefs have LOST gang of Iranian migrants “I believe we’ll talk about it for two years, we’ll then put it through to a parliamentary vote, and that is where the vote will fail. “You wait and see.” When Dale told Claire there will be no such... Read more
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dna
UK Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith says will block Brexit talks if no second votethe formal clause by which a country leaves the European Union, but it is uncle
UK Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith says will block Brexit talks if no second vote
dna / Posted 4 days ago
the formal clause by which a country leaves the European Union, but it is unclear if the process can be started without a parliamentary vote. "We will vote in Parliament to block any attempt to invoke Article 50 until Theresa May commits to a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Baird, Grant back “difficult” callhours after a bill banning greyhound racing from July 1, 2017 passed through th
Baird, Grant back “difficult” call
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
hours after a bill banning greyhound racing from July 1, 2017 passed through the NSW lower house. The 48-35 result of the parliamentary vote means that, pending a legal challenge, greyhound participants in the state have less than a year until it... Read more
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DW
Growing protest against TTIP and CETA trade agreements in Germany |about TTIP. However, he added that should CETA fail it would bury TTIP with it.
Growing protest against TTIP and CETA trade agreements in Germany |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
about TTIP. However, he added that should CETA fail it would bury TTIP with it. It is unclear, however, to what extent the parliamentary vote would be binding, as the EU may have plans to push the deal through anyway. A high-ranking employee... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor ramps up opposition to 'pointless' same-sex marriage plebisciteis 'pointless' A plebiscite on same-sex marriage is looking less likely, with
Labor ramps up opposition to 'pointless' same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
is 'pointless' A plebiscite on same-sex marriage is looking less likely, with the Federal Opposition determined to have a parliamentary vote to change marriage laws instead. The Government has promised to have a national vote — or plebiscite — to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former top judge takes aim at gay marriage plebiscitewill face similar difficulties. He said he thought it would be better to "sit
Former top judge takes aim at gay marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
will face similar difficulties. He said he thought it would be better to "sit it out" until there was enough support for a parliamentary vote to legalise same-sex marriage than hold a national vote. Former justice Kirby is gay and has been with... Read more
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Junkee
The Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Will Reportedly Be Delayed Until Next Yearas we covered in the aftermath of the election is by no means a guarantee. Both
The Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite Will Reportedly Be Delayed Until Next Year
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
as we covered in the aftermath of the election is by no means a guarantee. Both the Greens and Labor would prefer a free parliamentary vote, and Bill Shorten has suggested his party may attempt to block said legislation in an attempt to force the... Read more
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express
Germany WILL ban the burka: Ministers ‘to order Muslim women to show faces in public’incompetent." The announcement came as politicians in Spain ratcheted up press
Germany WILL ban the burka: Ministers ‘to order Muslim women to show faces in public’
express / Posted 8 days ago
incompetent." The announcement came as politicians in Spain ratcheted up pressure on the government in Madrid to respect a parliamentary vote in that country to ban the burka. MPs in Spain backed a motion calling for the Islamic garment to be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farmers claim win as Queensland Government loses bid for tighter tree clearing controlswe are not to be taken for granted on anything and we will fight for our rights
Farmers claim win as Queensland Government loses bid for tighter tree clearing controls
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
we are not to be taken for granted on anything and we will fight for our rights." While the axe may have fallen on the parliamentary vote, the controversial debate over land clearing is set to rage on. "We've got some work to do obviously; the... Read more
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DW
Lessons from Ukraine for Trump | US elections 2016 |minister. Ukraine represents the longest sustained political project Manafort
Lessons from Ukraine for Trump | US elections 2016 |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
minister. Ukraine represents the longest sustained political project Manafort worked on outside America. Besides the 2006 parliamentary vote, he crafted Yanukovych's eventual successful bid for the presidency in 2010, and helped the POR in other... Read more
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Times of Malta
The best-in-Europe showLeo Brincat, due for his Court of Auditors’ hearing in late September. He’s alr
The best-in-Europe show
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Leo Brincat, due for his Court of Auditors’ hearing in late September. He’s already going to be given a tough time for his parliamentary vote of confidence in Mizzi earlier this year. If Mizzi and Schembri were to make clear, before Brincat’s... Read more
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Swissinfo
Spain's Rajoy drags out suspense on government talksstill be short of a majority in parliament. That means Rajoy would also need th
Spain's Rajoy drags out suspense on government talks
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
still be short of a majority in parliament. That means Rajoy would also need the backing of the opposition Socialists in a parliamentary vote to invest him as prime minister. But the Socialists baulked at this possibility, which both Rajoy and... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov'twhich would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos
Spanish PM to aim for deal with small party to form gov't
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
which would end any chance of him taking power regardless of whether Ciudadanos backs him. There is no deadline for a parliamentary vote to be held. The Ciudadanos conditions also included an electoral law reform and anti-corruption and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
‘Wacka’ wants finance inquiryprepared to go against his party and cross the floor in his quest to clean up t
‘Wacka’ wants finance inquiry
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
prepared to go against his party and cross the floor in his quest to clean up the finance industry. Labor will push for a parliamentary vote on a banking royal commission, which is strongly opposed by the Coalition government. Senator Williams... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor refuses to provide voting pairsLabor is testing Malcolm Turnbull's claim he has a mandate to govern in the 45t
Labor refuses to provide voting pairs
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 days ago
Labor is testing Malcolm Turnbull's claim he has a mandate to govern in the 45th parliament by refusing to enter into a parliamentary vote pairing deal. The opposition has dismissed a government request seeking a Labor MP to abstain from voting if a... Read more
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Reuters
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlockCiudadanos. Spanish media say Rajoy is in any case expected to move quickly af
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlock
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Ciudadanos. Spanish media say Rajoy is in any case expected to move quickly after Wednesday's meeting to set a date for parliamentary vote on his premiership, possibly in early September. Ciudadanos' reform measures also include ending legal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlockCiudadanos. Spanish media say Rajoy is in any case expected to move quickly af
Reform deal in sight to break Spain's political deadlock
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
Ciudadanos. Spanish media say Rajoy is in any case expected to move quickly after Wednesday's meeting to set a date for parliamentary vote on his premiership, possibly in early September. Ciudadanos' reform measures also include ending legal... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Wacka wants finance inquiryprepared to go against his party and cross the floor in his quest to clean up t
Wacka wants finance inquiry
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
prepared to go against his party and cross the floor in his quest to clean up the finance industry. Labor will push for a parliamentary vote on a banking royal commission, which is strongly opposed by the Coalition government. Senator Williams... Read more
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express
Northern Ireland human rights activist launches legal challenge against Brexittreaty obligations under the Good Friday Agreement if it leaves the EU and that
Northern Ireland human rights activist launches legal challenge against Brexit
express / Posted 15 days ago
treaty obligations under the Good Friday Agreement if it leaves the EU and that it would be illegal to leave without a parliamentary vote in the British House of Commons. The 1998 agreement ended three decades of tit-for-tat killings between... Read more
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