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From TheJournal.ie A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician House Speaker

A look back at John Bercow - a divisive figure who embodies the Brexit-era politician

From “Order! Order” to “Division! Clear the Lobby!” here’s a look back at the colourful House Speaker.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament House Of Commons

'Shame on you': Chaos in House of Commons as MPs attempt to block suspension of parliament

The five-week suspension of parliament began in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications Operation Yellowhammer

MPs vote to force UK government to disclose no-deal planning and prorogation communications

In a vote this evening, the motion was passed 311 votes to 302.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin Brexit Live

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

From TheJournal.ie What happens during a prorogation ceremony? MONTH OFF

What happens during a prorogation ceremony?

The UK parliament is set to be suspended, but not before a formal ceremony.

From TheJournal.ie Boiled heads and chlorinated chickens: Standout quotes from an epically odd week on Planet Brexit Increasingly Strange
From TheJournal.ie How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts) How Bojo Lost His Mojo

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)

From Nick Boles’ speech after the indicative votes, to Dr Phillip Lee crossing the chamber this week, power has been ebbing away from Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

From TheJournal.ie House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension Snap Election

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister Jo Johnson

Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister

“In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then? GE19

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

From TheJournal.ie MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit Brexit Live

As it happened: No early election as MPs vote to delay Brexit

It’s been a really odd day in Westminster – even by usual recent standards.

From TheJournal.ie A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair Ah Here Here

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now? Benn Bill

Another Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

Boris Johnson’s first Commons defeat as Prime Minister raises more questions on the long and winding Brexit road.

From TheJournal.ie MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit Brexit

MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit

The motion was passed by 328 ayes to 301 noes.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM House Of Commons

As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call a general election if MPs pass a vote that would prevent a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday Leo Varadkar

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday

The British Prime Minister confirmed the meeting in the House of Commons today.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today Snap Election

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.

From TheJournal.ie The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned? Playing House

The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned?

Rumours of a general election to be held on 17 October engulfed the British political sphere yesterday – so what’s the PM up to?

From TheJournal.ie The Queen has approved the suspension of parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline Prorogued

The Queen has approved the suspension of parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson’s move has been met with outrage by opposition parties, and a court challenge is being brought forward.

From TheJournal.ie Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons Uk Cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

From TheJournal.ie Praising duty and democracy, Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister Saying Goodbye

Praising duty and democracy, Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister

Theresa May took part in her final prime minister’s questions this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation UK Parliament

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

From TheJournal.ie Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit Prorogued

Former British PM John Major threatens legal action if new UK leader suspends parliament over Brexit

The idea has been suggested during the Tory leadership campaign.

From TheJournal.ie 'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty The Troubles

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty

A “presumption against prosecution” for alleged offences committed by British soldiers has been proposed by the UK government.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May says she can still make a Liverpool-style comeback in Brexit talks Klopp On To Yourself

Theresa May says she can still make a Liverpool-style comeback in Brexit talks

Liverpool staged one of the greatest comebacks in their history after beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield last night.

From TheJournal.ie MPs are back after their Easter break, so what's the Brexit latest? Brexit Is Back

MPs are back after their Easter break, so what's the Brexit latest?

The UK is preparing for local elections, European elections; while Theresa May still tries to get her deal over the line.

From TheJournal.ie How many semi-naked protestors stormed the House of Commons? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How many semi-naked protestors stormed the House of Commons? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The average cost of a house in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak Rain Rain Go Away

'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak

The House of Commons press office said the leak was “urgently dealt with and has now been isolated”.

From TheJournal.ie As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

From TheJournal.ie A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now? Divided Kingdom

A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?

The best answer to that question is: “F**k knows. I’m past caring. It’s like the living dead in here.”

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again? Third Time's A Charm
From TheJournal.ie MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign 1922 Committee

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign

Even if the House of Commons decides a majority course of action, it won’t be legally binding.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House Brexit

'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House

MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday At It Again

'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday

A minister resigned in order to vote to hold indicative votes on Wednesday, a proposal which Theresa May opposes.

From TheJournal.ie Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British Article 50

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it Leave Means Leave

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie 'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit Article 50

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal Third Time Lucky

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

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