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UK Queen’s speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda

Queen Elizabeth II has delivered the speech Wednesday before the parliament’s new session. Of 27 bills, eight relate to Brexit and its impact on immigration, trade and sectors such as fisheries and farming, according to the BBC. Prime Minister Theresa May urged

Terror knife attacker arrested near British Parliament

The man, thought to be 27, was detained as part of an intelligence-led operation on Parliament Street, according to the BBC. A witness described seeing two knives on the ground, one of which he described as a large bread knife. The Metropolitan Police

Brexit: Supreme Court rules UK Parliament must vote on whether government can start process

But the Supreme Court ruled the Scottish Parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies did not need a say, the BBC reports. Brexit Secretary David Davis will make a statement to MPs at 12:30 GMT. During the Supreme Court hearing, campaigners argued that

Ukrainian President to dismiss Parliament if there is no new coalition and government this week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will submit to the Verkhovna Rada the nomination for the post of a prime minister immediately after receiving the relevant proposal from the coalition, presidential envoy in parliament, MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Stepan Kubiv said

Batkivschyna party withdraws from Ukraine’s parliament coalition

Yulia Tymoshenko, the leader of the Batkivschyna party, announced it pulled out of the parliamentary coalition on Wednesday after the Verkhovna Rada failed to vote no-confidence to the government headed by the prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to