Monday, 25th September 2023


6 Jan 2019
Piers Hillier, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the outlook for the pound ahead of the U.K. Parliament's vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
26 Dec 2018
A plan to ban single-use plastic products such as disposable plates and straws has been agreed. EU member states and the EU parliament still have to give the provisional agreement the go-ahead.
19 Dec 2018
Sweden has its first Muslim parliamentarian and she's not originally from the Scandinavian country. Leila Ali Elmi is the first Muslim in the Sweden Parliament and has promised to be a voice for immigrants.
16 Dec 2018
The German parliament was forced by the courts to make "diverse" an option on the birth register. Critics are split on whether the law goes too far, or not far enough.
29 Nov 2018
Facebook Inc. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg was absent from a meeting with U.K. lawmakers from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, which responded by tweeting out a picture of an empty chair reserved for Zuckerberg.
26 Nov 2018
The EU-27 took less than 40 minutes to approve Theresa May's Brexit agreement. The next step will be a vote in parliament. The prime minister says that a decisive vote on whether to accept or reject the deal will happen before Christmas.
15 Nov 2018
U.K. Pime Minister Theresa May say her cabinet has approved a draft Brexit agreement. Next is a vote in parliament.
28 Oct 2018
Senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde gets the nod by parliament to become Ethiopia's first female president, marking another shift in the country's political system.
19 Oct 2018
Conservative MP Sir Paul Beresford asked Scottish SNP's David Linden to repeat his question several times in parliament as he struggled to understand his Scottish accent
18 Jan 2018
One of the Tories' most ardent Brexit supporters is the British Member of Parliament Suella Fernandes. On the latest stop in DW's Road to Brexit series, DW caught up her and asked her why she's such a fervent advocate for leaving the EU.
12 Sep 2017
Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg faces Labour leader Jonas Gahr Stoere in an election for a parliament that remains too close to call.
9 Aug 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma survived a vote of no-confidence in Parliament in Cape Town on Tuesday.


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US Vice President Kamala Harris will head the new federal office, as she and Biden gear up for the 2024 election. The White House efforts towards gun control are unlikely to be effective without the support of Congress.
1 day ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was optimistic about the prospect of reaching an agreement with Saudi Arabia, even as the peace pact still faces major hurdles.
1 day ago
During a speech in France, the Catholic leader urged a humane pan-European response to migration. French President Emmanuel Macron attended the address as his government deliberates a harsher response to asylum-seekers.
1 day ago
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the US takes "very, very seriously" incidents of "transnational repression," adding that he wants to ensure "accountability."
1 day ago
An explosion erupted at a warehouse for smuggled fuel in southern Benin. Benin's informal economy is heavily reliant on selling smuggled Nigerian fuel on the black market.
1 day ago
Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held next January, the country's election authority announced on Thursday, delaying the vote that was initially tabled for November. The Election Commission of Pakistan said the elections are scheduled for the last week of January.