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British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful

A British court on Wednesday ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did not overturn it. Judges at the Court of Session in S...

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful

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Scottish court rules suspension of British Parliament 'unlawful' Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled that British PM Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. But the court did not call for the suspension to be repealed....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union was an unlawful attempt to avoid democratic scrutiny. The govern...
2019-09-11, 23:00

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit....
2019-09-11, 18:39

Brexit In Chaos After Court Rules Suspension Of Parliament Was Unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament......
2019-09-12, 07:13

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend UK Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Britain's top court must make the final decision....
2019-09-11, 15:52

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest court....
2019-09-17, 10:00

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said....
2019-09-11, 15:52

British Supreme Court hears case on legality of Boris Johnson suspending Parliament The British Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday to determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson had the legal right to suspend Parliament for five weeks....
2019-09-17, 19:00

Scottish judges rule Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful Court backs MPs who said prorogation breached constitutionFollow all the latest political news on our live blogScottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline is unlawful.The three judges, chaired by Lord Carloway...
2019-09-11, 12:13

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
2019-09-01, 02:26

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
2019-09-01, 23:26

UK lawmakers call for Parliament to be recalled after court says suspension was unlawful The U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament has been rules as unlawful by a Scottish court, according to U.K. media reports....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Supreme court to hear claims suspension of parliament is unlawful Decision to increase number of judges from nine to 11 signifies significance of hearingSupreme court hearing - the key issuesEleven supreme court justices will hear the politically charged claim that Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend parliament for five weeks in order t...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Chaos in UK Parliament as speaker pinned to seat, lawmakers chant ‘shame’ after Boris Johnson shutdown The British Parliament erupted into chaos as Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through with his threat to suspend the legislature over Brexit Monday night....
2019-09-10, 17:39

Prorogue parliament latest: Judge refuses to halt Boris Johnson's planned shutdown A legal challenge aimed at stopping Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament has been denied an interim interdict at the Court of Session in Edinburgh....
2019-08-30, 15:13

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament....
2019-08-30, 08:13

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. ruled that President Donald Trump&...
2019-06-29, 19:39

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown 'infected by desire to thwart no deal opponents' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline was "fatally infected" by a desire to frustrate opponents to crashing out of the EU with no deal, the High Court heard today....
2019-09-05, 14:13

UK Judge Rules Boris Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Lawful A British judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in a move that will provide some respite for the beleaguered prime minister....
2019-09-04, 14:13

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high drama and acerbic debate in the House of Commons,...
2019-09-03, 23:52

British PM Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth II to close Parliament for weeks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday to shut down Parliament for at least a few weeks, igniting a controversy some worry could bloom into a full-blown constitutional crisis....
2019-08-28, 14:26

The court battle over Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament explained Boris Johnson is bracing himself for the mother of all legal battles this coming week over his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run up to Brexit....
2019-09-14, 00:26

U.K.'s Top Court Hears Case Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament The U.K.’s highest court waded into Britain’s Brexit drama as it began deliberations on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for weeks this month was lawful....
2019-09-17, 17:00

Top Scotland civil court rules move to suspend Parliament illegal A three-judge panel in Scotland on Wednesday declared British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament illegal because its chief purpose was to hinder lawmakers....
2019-09-11, 14:13

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court......
2019-09-07, 01:13

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union....
2019-09-17, 18:13

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break: Sir John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson to try to stop him proroguing. Tory party at full blown legal war with itself. pic.twitter.com...
2019-08-30, 14:52

British court rules for police use of facial recognition technology A British court ruled Wednesday that public use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement was legal, documenting one of the first legal challenges to its use....
2019-09-04, 19:26

EU Brexit news LIVE: Supreme Court to hear appeals over Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament A legal battle over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks will today be heard by the UK's highest court....
2019-09-17, 10:00

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir StarmerTory leadership debate: who came out on top? 9.39am BST Sir John Major has never been a fan o...
2019-07-10, 10:52

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary....
2019-07-14, 13:52

Scottish judges rule PM's suspension of parliament is unlawful Appeal court says prorogation order ‘void’ but fails to issue injunction for MPs to returnFollow all the latest political news on our live blogScottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline is unlawful.The three ...
2019-09-11, 12:39

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ahead of Britain’s impending departure from ...
2019-09-17, 18:39

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. The symptom of this condition is when so many people have been so angry for so long that terrible abu...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court Thursday overturned an earlier judgment, sayin...
2019-06-06, 10:39

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Exports contributed to indiscriminate civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia that were used in Yemen have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal because they contributed to indiscriminate civilian casualties in the bombing campaig...
2019-06-20, 12:13

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06, 10:39

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
2019-08-29, 09:13

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
2019-09-10, 06:26

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists....
2019-08-21, 07:39

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
2019-08-21, 23:13

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
2019-08-14, 20:39

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say h...
2019-08-29, 12:52

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
2019-08-28, 20:00

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
2019-09-04, 13:00

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an election on"....
2019-08-28, 18:52

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after the Queen gave her royal thumbs up to a law that would force him to delay pulling Britain out of......
2019-09-10, 07:39

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or suspended, at the close of the day’s business. Johnson has previously said he would send Brit...
2019-09-09, 18:00

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
2019-09-05, 07:39

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
2019-09-03, 18:13

Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-28, 16:52

Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament amid Brexit fight British leader Boris Johnson has confirmed he will shut down Parliament Monday night after a second attempt to force a snap general election. “Parliament will be prorogued at close of business today,” the Prime Minister’s spokesman said, using the parliamentary term for the suspens...
2019-09-09, 14:52

MPs react with fury to Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament Decision described as reckless and constitutionally wrong by MPs opposed to no-deal BrexitMPs working on a plan to block Boris Johnson from proroguing parliament have reacted with fury to his decision to suspend MPs from sitting for five weeks from early September, calling it reckless, constitutiona...
2019-08-28, 14:52

Brexit: Boris Johnson pushes to suspend Parliament until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to suspend Parliament for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move would leave lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
2019-08-28, 15:13

Boris Johnson Will Suspend U.K. Parliament, Hindering Brexit Rebels Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from the European Union....
2019-08-28, 14:00

Boris Johnson Suspends U.K. Parliament After Brexit Plans Defeated (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in his plan to suspend Britain’s rebellious Parliament for five weeks, but he has achieved little else in his first prolonged jousting with legislators determined to prevent a no-deal Brexit. The simmering showdown between Johnson and...
2019-09-10, 14:00

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Protest and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
2019-08-29, 19:39

UK: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to the Queen over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
2019-09-12, 13:26

Boris Johnson’s brother resigns from Parliament in latest defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been stymied by Parliament over his goal to pull the United Kingdom out of the European Union without an exit deal, suffered another defeat Thursday when his little brother quit the government and stepped away from his Parliament post. “It’s been a...
2019-09-05, 17:26

Boris Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament following latest Brexit defeat The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspension of the legislature....
2019-09-10, 14:00

Opposition forming against Boris Johnson’s move to prorogue U.K. Parliament Political opposition to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament crystallized Thursday amid protests, legal action and a petition to block the move....
2019-08-29, 16:52

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Fury and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
2019-08-29, 14:00

Boris Johnson's Letter To Lawmakers About His Plans To Shut UK Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to all lawmakers on Wednesday announcing his plans to suspend Parliament ahead of the looming Brexit deadline at the end of October....
2019-08-29, 01:39

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
2019-09-11, 02:26

'Why aren't you in parliament?' Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham – video A protester was ejected as the prime minister made a speech in Rotherham on Friday. The man said: ‘Why are you not … in parliament sorting out the mess that you have created?’ Johnson replied: ‘I’m very happy to get back to parliament very soon’ Continue reading......
2019-09-13, 19:13

Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament as Brexit plans hit snag British lawmakers on Monday demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release private correspondence about Brexit and plans to suspended Parliament, weeks before the United Kingdom is slated to leave the European Union. ...
2019-09-10, 02:26

Boris Johnson’s opponents rally against his attempt to suspend Parliament Opponents of ​​​British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday rallied against his ploy to suspend Parliament for nearly a month, saying they plan to hold a vote of no confidence and pursue legal challenges and legislation to block a no-deal Brexit. Queen Elizabeth II signed off Wednesday on Johns...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Boris Johnson suffers another loss in key Parliament Brexit vote British lawmakers’ attempt to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson — and stop the country from leaving the European Union at the end of October without a divorce deal — passed a major hurdle in Parliament Wednesday. The House of Commons voted 329-300 to approve the bill in principle...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Trump says Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' less than a day after his devastating Brexit defeat in Parliament AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Boris Johnson "knows how to win," despite the fact the British prime minister just suffered a major defeat in Parliament regarding his Brexit plans. "Boris knows how to win. Don't worry about him, he's go...
2019-09-04, 21:52

Nationwide protests as Boris Johnson suspends parliament – video Protesters across the UK took to the streets to demonstrate against the Queen’s approval to prorogue parliament on the request of the prime minister. Boris Johnson confirmed the government will suspend parliament in September with a Queen’s speech on 14 October, which would drastically reduce MPs’ a...
2019-08-30, 00:13

Boris Johnson denies lying to the queen over the suspension of Parliament U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks in the run up to the Brexit deadline....
2019-09-12, 22:39

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
2019-09-09, 18:26

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup.”...
2019-08-29, 09:13

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city....
2019-06-13, 18:39

Boris Johnson moves to suspend U.K. parliament to stop a no-deal Brexit The timing means that lawmakers would be unlikely to have enough time to pass laws blocking the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal....
2019-08-28, 13:13

Boris Johnson again fails to receive support from Parliament for early election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's effort to hold an early election to solve an impasse on whether to leave the European Union without a deal was defeated again on Monday....
2019-09-10, 05:13

Britain May See Snap Polls As Boris Johnson Suffers Big Parliament Defeat Britain may be headed toward new elections after rebel lawmakers served Prime Minister Boris Johnson a devastating loss Tuesday on his first key Brexit vote....
2019-09-04, 03:52

Boris Johnson’s intention is clear: he wants a ‘people v parliament’ election | Tom Kibasi The plan to prorogue parliament is a nakedly populist move that Johnson hopes will lead to a parliamentary majorityBoris Johnson’s plan to prorogue parliament ahead of a Queen’s speech on 14 October is intended to provoke parliamentarians into blocking a no-deal Brexit, or triggering a general elect...
2019-08-28, 14:26

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat After his party lost a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-die” Brexit plan that much harder. ...
2019-08-02, 21:39

Boris Johnson can prorogue parliament, says Scottish judge in temporary ruling Lord Doherty dashes hopes of anti-Brexit activists by refusing to block decision for nowMajor joins court action to block prorogation – live updatesA Scottish judge has temporarily rejected calls to block Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament, in a blow to anti-Brexit campaigners.Lord Doher...
2019-08-30, 12:00

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit....
2019-08-31, 17:39

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to the Queen over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
2019-09-12, 17:52

No-deal Brexit under fire: Parliament grabs brakes against Boris Johnson British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, showing again their resolve to stop a divorce from the European Union without an agreement....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Brexit: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s request to suspend U.K. Parliament A so-called no-deal Brexit would see the return of border checks and tariffs on trade between Britain and the rest of the EU, its greatest trading partner....
2019-08-28, 21:39

UK Parliament approves bill to block Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit The UK Parliament’s House of Lords on Friday approved a bill designed to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union in mid-October without a divorce agreement. The unelected upper chamber’s action came after the elected House of Commons also voted to pass it earlier this...
2019-09-06, 21:13

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to Queen Elizabeth II over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
2019-09-13, 01:00

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a divorce deal....
2019-08-15, 01:52

British PM Saying "Sh*t" In Parliament Headlines UK's Crisis Week Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are five of the most unusual:...
2019-09-05, 00:26

The British Parliament Had a Complete Nervous Breakdown How bad have things gotten in British politics these days? For an answer, look no further than the past 24 hours, when the UK Parliament lost its goddamn mind in front of the world....
2019-09-10, 17:39

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans....
2019-09-04, 19:00

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times reported on Thursday....
2019-06-13, 03:26

Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth to suspend Parliament to force through Brexit Queen Elizabeth II was asked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament to force through Britain's departure from the European Union.        ...
2019-08-28, 14:52

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets. The demonstrations were...
2019-09-01, 15:26

Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend Parliament to push through no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-28, 12:52

British Parliament Suspended Until October 14, Speaker Protests Britain's parliament on Tuesday began a controversial five-week suspension during a ceremony marred by a protest in which opposition MPs held up signs reading "SILENCED" and shouted "Shame on you!"....
2019-09-10, 06:00

British PM Johnson to restrict parliament time before Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who accused him of a constitutional outrage....
2019-08-28, 13:39

British Parliament OKs bill blocking no-deal Brexit British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved deal....
2019-09-05, 08:26

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
2019-06-27, 19:39

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 20:13

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of London’s Whitehall shows thousands of protesters crowding the roads outside Downing Street Sa...
2019-09-01, 01:39

Boris Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure ahead of Brexit Secret plan to block any delay in leaving EU is likely to anger European leaders at G7 summitBoris Johnson has asked the attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from 9 September in what appears to be a concerted plan to stop MPs forcing a further extension ...
2019-08-25, 02:26

Hugh Grant slams Boris Johnson in expletive-laden tweet over Parliament suspension British actor Hugh Grant went on a profanity-laced tirade Wednesday blasting Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suspending Parliament for over a month shortly before the United Kingdom's Brexit deadline....
2019-08-29, 04:26

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, but would not request another Brexit extension under any circumstances. A senior government source co...
2019-09-02, 23:39

British parliament blocks no-deal but Johnson says Brexit will happen Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost influence over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union on Monday when a law came into force demanding he delay Brexit until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal at an EU summit next month....
2019-09-09, 20:26

British PM Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
2019-09-10, 09:00

British PM Johnson: I want a Brexit deal but parliament doesn't daunt me British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on Oct. 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
2019-09-09, 12:26

Thousands protest British PM Johnson's move to suspend parliament Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave the European Union....
2019-08-31, 16:39

British Parliament advances bill that would block 'no-deal' Brexit British lawmakers are one step closer to their goal of thwarting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans as a measure that would block the country from leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement passed its first hurdle Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 21:00

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
2019-06-04, 05:52

British PM to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup' Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades....
2019-08-28, 20:00

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Queen agrees to close British Parliament; opponents outraged Queen Elizabeth II agreed Wednesday to shut down Parliament for five weeks at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's request, drawing backlash from lawmakers aiming for a deal with the European Union before Britain leaves....
2019-08-28, 20:52

Boris Johnson’s brother quits parliament amid Brexit debates, cites national interest As the United Kingdom spins towards an election, Brexit remains up in the air more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 referendum....
2019-09-05, 15:26

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest......
2019-06-04, 13:01

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists......
2019-09-06, 02:13

'Trump baby' balloon flies outside British parliament as protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
2019-06-04, 12:39

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months......
2019-05-22, 18:00

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit The British Parliament voted in favor of taking control of the agenda Tuesday as members seek to bring forth a bill to delay Britain's exit from the European Union....
2019-09-04, 19:26

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
2019-08-18, 09:52

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
2019-06-03, 19:00

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive interview with The Sun ahead of his three-day state visit...
2019-06-01, 15:39

Allies of British prime minister resign amid outrage over Parliament suspension As a backlash built and opponents planned legal challenges to his decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit plans, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed the anger as fluff....
2019-08-30, 07:13

British banks seek tweaks to accountability rules Britain's new system of banker accountability has led to a "tangible" improvement in culture but modest changes are still needed, UK Finance said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 03:13

UK Top Court To Rule On PM Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain's top court was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully......
2019-09-17, 19:00

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
2019-07-19, 22:26

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa May said she would step down....
2019-05-24, 17:52

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
2019-06-21, 06:52

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impasse....
2019-09-05, 15:26

Iran Says British Oil Tanker "Violated Rules", UK Hits Back A day after it seized a British-flagged tanker, Iran on Saturday said that Stena Impero vessel was violating maritime rules and regulations by using an exit lane to enter the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-07-21, 03:00

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is deliberating whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....
2019-09-17, 16:13

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 18:39

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
2019-09-06, 02:13

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” Trump said in an interview with The Sun. “But I think Boris would do a very good job. I think he would be exc...
2019-06-01, 03:13

Delay Brexit? 'I'd rather be dead in a ditch,' says British PM Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on Oct. 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
2019-09-06, 11:26

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
2019-06-13, 18:26

Parliament suspended Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash as petition to stop prorogation hits one million signatures More than one million people have signed a petition urging Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament as the Prime Minister faces continued anger over the decision....
2019-08-29, 08:26

High court rejects legal challenge over UK suspension of Parliament The High Court of England has said Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament is lawful. A similar legal challenge is also being heard in Northern Ireland....
2019-09-06, 13:26

Scottish court hearing on legality of parliament suspension due on Thursday A hearing will take place in a Scottish court on Thursday over a bid to determine the legality of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament ahead of a possible no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-29, 14:00

UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is an abuse of power, court hears British Prime Minister Boris Johnson abused his powers by suspending parliament from next week until shortly before Britain is due to leave the European Union, London's High Court was told on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Hungary could resurrect court plan that worried EU: parliament speaker Hungary could resurrect plans to create a new administrative court system, a senior member of the ruling party said, a month after it unexpectedly suspended the scheme that had raised concerns about judicial independence....
2019-07-10, 13:52

Ex-UK PM Major vows to block suspension of parliament for Brexit in court Former British prime minister John Major said on Wednesday he was ready to go to court to block a new leader from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-10, 11:13

London court rejects challenge to PM Johnson's suspension of parliament London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could be taken to the Supreme Court for an appeal, the BBC said....
2019-09-06, 11:26

Maldives Parliament votes to oust Supreme Court judge The Maldives’ Parliament has voted to oust a Supreme Court judge for the first time after an investigation found him guilty of accepting bribes and using his position to gain inappropriate favors...
2019-08-28, 19:13

UK PM Johnson defeats court challenge over suspension of parliament order British Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted lawfully when he ordered the suspension of parliament for five weeks before Brexit, London's High Court ruled on Friday, but it allowed the the legal challenge to be taken to the Supreme Court....
2019-09-06, 14:00

British MPs Vote To Block No-Deal Brexit In New Blow To PM Boris Johnson British lawmakers inflicted a fresh defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy on Wednesday, approving in principle a law that could stop him taking Britain out of the European Union......
2019-09-05, 00:26

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
2019-06-01, 15:13

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
2019-06-13, 15:13

World leaders, the British public and Boris Johnson's dad react to his win – video Reactions have poured in after Boris Johnson won the race to lead the Conservative party and prepared to become Britain's next prime minister. Johnson's win has generated mixed emotions across the spectrum, with some fearing the erratic politician is not fit for office and others praising himBoris J...
2019-07-24, 00:00

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson "Will Be Great", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday heralded the selection of Boris Johnson as the new leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the United Kingdom's next prime minister, in a possible......
2019-07-23, 17:52

British PM Boris Johnson In Northern Ireland, To Hold Talks With Parties British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense......
2019-07-31, 18:52

British PM Boris Johnson headed to Germany, France to negotiate EU exit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with French and German leaders this week to negotiate a plan so Britain can leave the European Union with a deal in place before the Oct. 31 deadline....
2019-08-19, 17:00

EU rejects demand by British PM Boris Johnson to revise exit deal The European Union rejected a demand Tuesday from British leader Boris Johnson to abandon plans for an "Irish backstop," which has so far been a major hurdle in negotiating Britain's departure from the 28-member bloc....
2019-08-21, 10:26

Bipartisan British effort seeks to derail Boris Johnson's leadership British lawmakers are assembling a bipartisan bid to prohibit Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union without a deal with the 28-nation bloc....
2019-09-03, 14:13

British PM Boris Johnson talks trade, ‘chlorinated chicken’ with Pence British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered Vice President Mike Pence some dietary suggestions Thursday as the two talked about possible trade deals post-Brexit. “We’re not too keen on that chlorinated chicken,” Johnson told ​the veep during their meeting in London, referring to​ the process ...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers....
2019-07-23, 17:52

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
2019-06-22, 10:52

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
2019-06-18, 11:39

British singer Cliff Richard demands change to sex offense anonymity rules British singer Cliff Richard joined forces with other high profile figures in the media on Monday to demand that those people accused of sexual offenses are given anonymity until they are charged....
2019-07-01, 16:26

Salma Hayek says Meghan Markle had some top-secret rules for that British Vogue cover Salma Hayek was sitting in her car when she got the call. It was British Vogue editor Edward Enninful, a longtime friend of hers, asking if it was OK to patch in someone very special. Hayek was expecting their mutual friend Naomi Campbell to pop on the line....
2019-08-01, 00:39

Early court ruling sides with Johnson in fight to suspend Parliament A Scottish court Friday rejected the first legal bid to block British Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament until two weeks before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline....
2019-08-31, 07:26

Ukraine's Constitutional Court backs decree dissolving parliament: Ukrinform Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's move to dissolve parliament was constitutional, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial over the failed bid for regional independence, Sp...
2019-06-14, 16:52

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will seek to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week....
2019-09-17, 07:39

Boris Johnson calls for election after Parliament blocks 'no-deal' Brexit If Boris Johnson gets his way, Britain may hold its third election in four years after Parliament blocked a "no-deal" Brexit on Wednesday.        ...
2019-09-05, 00:52

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
2019-07-23, 15:26

Brexit: British PM Boris Johnson to meet with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to travel to Luxembourg next week to hold Brexit negotiations with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU leader's office said Friday....
2019-09-13, 23:39

British MPs Reject Boris Johnson's Call For Early Elections, Brexit Plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock....
2019-09-05, 00:26

Brexit latest news LIVE: Ruth Davidson quits as leader of Scottish Conservatives as Boris Johnson faces continued backlash over Parliament suspension Boris Johnson has been dealt a major blow after Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives amid continued outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament....
2019-08-29, 12:26

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
2019-06-28, 02:52

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-28, 20:13

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would "resonate throughout the common law world," the plaintiff's lawyer said....
2019-06-11, 19:52

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
2019-06-19, 11:13

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
2019-05-29, 21:01

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new general election shortly. The measure will need a...
2019-09-04, 02:39

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal. Johnson’s off...
2019-09-05, 12:52

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 15:00

Boris Johnson’s new communications head used to follow British politicians dressed as giant chicken The new British prime minister’s new head of communications was purportedly part of a running gag that saw him dress up as a chicken and heckle Conservative Party politicians....
2019-07-31, 17:52

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Denies Lying to Queen Elizabeth Over Brexit (LONDON) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons fo...
2019-09-12, 20:39

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
2019-09-03, 18:13

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
2019-06-08, 23:26

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
2019-06-21, 05:52

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies had not previously been held responsible for the Facebook extension....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Maurice the noisy cockerel can keep crowing, court rules French judge ruffles feathers by rejecting complaint about bird’s dawn squawking At last Maurice the cockerel has something to crow about. A court has ruled that France’s most famous rooster can carry on with his dawn chorus, in a legal case that has pitted town against country.On Thursday, a tribun...
2019-09-05, 17:52

Crow away! Maurice the cockerel will not be silenced, court rules A noisy cockerel who has pitted rural and metropolitan France against each other can continue his dawn chorus despite complaints from neighbours, a judge has ruled....
2019-09-05, 18:13

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
2019-07-09, 21:52

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-09, 23:26

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy Beshear, who is running against Bevin in November,...
2019-06-14, 15:13

U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, rejecting industry groups' claims the emission limits were too hard to attain....
2019-08-24, 01:13

Maurice the noisy rooster can keep crowing, court rules French judge ruffles feathers by rejecting complaint about bird’s dawn squawking At last Maurice the rooster has something to crow about. A court has ruled that France’s most famous cock can carry on with his dawn chorus, in a legal case that has pitted town against country.On Thursday, a tribunal r...
2019-09-05, 20:39

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 22:13

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by the California Supreme Court that could have wide-re...
2019-08-13, 22:00

Corporations can follow different rules in small claims court Dear John: Corporations no longer have to hire an attorney in small claims court. Any officer of the corporation can represent them. I doubt if the officers of large corporations would bother. They would use an attorney, but they do not have to. Love your column. S.A. Dear S.A.: Thanks for the updat...
2019-09-08, 06:26

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
2019-06-28, 13:52

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law applies to the workers and doesn’t require the...
2019-06-10, 16:39

Kraftwerk case: EU top court defines rules of sampling In a 22-year-long legal battle involving German band Kraftwerk, the EU's top court has now set strict rules on sampling. Accusations of plagiarism in the music industry are rampant. But how do they affect creativity?...
2019-07-31, 21:00

EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator Microsoft's internet phone call and messaging service Skype can be considered a telecoms operator as it offers a paid-for service and has a deal with network operators to carry calls, Europe's top court said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 15:39

Appeals court rules VA must pay vets' ER bills at non-VA hospitals The Department of Veterans Affairs has been ordered to reimburse veterans for the cost of their emergency care at non-VA hospitals - something the agency has actively told veterans they are not entitled to, an appeals court ruled this week....
2019-09-12, 06:39

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to the EU referendum.The ruling follows a crowdfunded ...
2019-05-29, 14:00

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
2019-06-07, 22:39

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by implying that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
2019-05-29, 14:39

British PM Boris Johnson dealt major blow as opponents seize parliamentary agenda control British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major setback Tuesday when lawmakers opposed to a no deal Brexit tool control of the parliamentary agenda....
2019-09-04, 00:39

Mark Ruffalo wants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop using the Hulk to push Brexit It’s pretty cool that superhero stuff has become totally mainstream, but sometimes it seems like the general cultural acceptance of The Justice League and The Avengers might actually be a bad thing. Case in point, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has recently been comparing his pro-Brexit agenda...
2019-09-17, 06:13

Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias was the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the singer refused to take a DNA test....
2019-07-10, 14:13

Mexico court rules minors can't be held at migrant center A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there....
2019-06-11, 02:39

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
2019-06-21, 07:39

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5-4 ruling, with Donald Trump appointee Brett Kavan...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Brazil court rules Uber drivers are freelancers, not employees A Brazilian high court has ruled that Uber drivers are not employees of the mobile ride-hailing company, a decision that bolsters its business model in its second-largest market....
2019-09-05, 08:26

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
2019-07-10, 06:39

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 14:39

Netherlands partially responsible for Srebrenica massacre, court rules The Dutch Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Dutch UN peacekeepers had failed to protect 350 people in Bosnia in 1995. The judges found however that the Dutch government was only 10% liable for the atrocity....
2019-07-19, 13:26

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
2019-05-24, 18:39

European rights court rules against Russia on Magnitsky death The ECHR has ruled that Russia violated multiple rights of Sergei Magnitsky — an auditor who died a decade ago while in pretrial detention. The court said the poor medical care he received led to his death....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
2019-07-09, 19:00

Florida can require licenses for dietary advice, court rules Florida can limit who gets to give dietary advice, a federal court ruled. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather Del Castillo had argued Florida’s law violated her First Amendment right to free speech, noting dietary advic...
2019-07-19, 02:52

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
2019-06-14, 15:00

Colombian high court rules FARC peace law must be sanctioned A Colombian high court on Wednesday called on President Ivan Duque to sanction a law that implements peace agreement with demobilized FARC rebels, after upholding a Senate vote that rejected his proposed changes....
2019-05-30, 06:52

Mexico court rules minors can’t be held at migrant center MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there. Monday’s ruling also says children in other detention centers must be identified immediately and have access t...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must leave office later in the day, paving the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez to succeed him....
2019-08-07, 21:52

UPDATE 3-U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, rejecting industry groups' claims the emission limits were too hard to attain....
2019-08-23, 20:00

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled, after activists said there was a clear risk the weapons could be operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20, 15:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 23:13

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled Tuesday that because the officers had probable cau...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Belgium broke law but can keep nuclear plants open, EU court rules Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not everyone thinks the country is ready to change course....
2019-07-31, 21:00

US appeals court rules against Trump in foreign payments case A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants....
2019-09-14, 00:00

Andy Warhol’s ‘Prince Series’ Is Fair Use, Court Rules The artwork did not violate the photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyright, according to a ruling that sided with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts....
2019-07-02, 16:26

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales should not have been allowed because there was a ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled....
2019-08-29, 10:00

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-28, 18:26

Brexit: Supreme court begins hearing case over Johnson's suspension of parliament – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including day one of the supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawfulJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unlawful abuse of power’Johnson likely to lose court case, says LabourCressida Dick criticises PM over...
2019-09-17, 15:00

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
2019-09-05, 01:39

British Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn aims to usurp Boris Johnson to prevent no-deal EU exit British Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to hold a vote of no confidence for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and then install himself as interim leader to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal....
2019-08-28, 14:26

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
2019-08-30, 06:52

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces new pressure to recall Parliament after no-deal assessment reveals 'severe risks' Labour had warned it is "more important than ever" that Parliament be recalled after its no-deal Brexit assessment confirmed there are "severe risks" for crashing out of the European Union....
2019-09-12, 11:00

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
2019-06-07, 22:39

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
2019-05-29, 21:26

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
2019-05-29, 20:13

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 16:39

Boris Johnson to Face Court Questions Over Brexit Claims (LONDON) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman said Johnson will answer questions about his possibl...
2019-05-29, 22:26

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 12:26

Indian court rules that Asus can’t use its ‘Zenfone’ brand over trademark complaint Yesterday, Delhi high court banned phone maker Asus from using the name ‘Zenfone,’ ‘Zen,’ or any similar trademark for its products. The court said that the trademark belongs to Telecare, which filed the suit for infringement and passing off.  Telecare owns the trademarks ‘ZEN’ and ‘ZEN MOBILE’ sinc...
2019-06-05, 16:13

UPDATE 2-Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
2019-06-20, 13:39

Top UN court rules it has jurisdiction to hear Iranian claim against US over frozen assets The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday that is has the jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United States, aimed at unfreezing close to $2 billion in Iranian assets being held there....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Frenchman's death during sex while on business trip a 'workplace accident,' court rules A Frenchman who died of a heart attack while having sex during a business trip for a railway company was the victim of a workplace accident, a court ruled earlier this year....
2019-09-11, 19:26

Australia Court Rules Sperm Donor Be Recognised As Legal Father A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday. The court said because the man was......
2019-06-19, 20:00

Ayodhya Hearing From July 25 If Mediation Panel Rules Out Role: Top Court The mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will file a status report by next week, after which the Supreme Court will hear the case from July 25 - if the panel opts out. In the last......
2019-07-11, 10:26

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch....
2019-08-02, 19:52

Kentucky’s high court rules in trampoline park injury case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier Journal reports that the court said Thursday it reached a unanimous decision in a lawsuit...
2019-06-15, 22:26

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender identity....
2019-05-28, 20:39

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
2019-05-25, 17:00

European banking union does not violate German constitution, court rules The European Central Bank's supervision of large banks and structural funds for failing institutions is meant to protect the eurozone from future financial crises. Germany's top court has now given its blessing....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Pennsylvania man's 'gunlike hand gesture' toward neighbor was a crime, court rules A Pennsylvania court ruled Tuesday that making a "gunlike hand gesture" is a crime after a man made the hand motion during an argument with his neighbor — an act which reportedly made several nearby residents nervous and prompted a call to police....
2019-08-30, 00:13

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-03, 18:52

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
2019-07-12, 06:52

Court rules against Oracle in $10 billion military cloud computing dispute A federal judge denied Oracle’s motion to block the Pentagon's cloud computing contract, siding with the agency and Amazon Web Services in a contentious eight-month-long legal battle....
2019-07-13, 09:26

Alaska Supreme Court rules state sex offender registry law unconstitutional The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that a state law requiring the registry of all sex offenders is unconstitutional because it violates offenders' rights to due process. The ruling was issued Friday. ...
2019-06-15, 05:26

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned a 1952 decision that had granted police blanket i...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Spain Court Rules Food-Delivery Couriers Are Employees, Not Freelancers A Madrid court has ruled that couriers for online food delivery group Deliveroo are company employees, not just freelancers, clearing the way for workers to demand a formal contract and corresponding......
2019-07-24, 16:39

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday,...
2019-06-03, 21:26

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halted the administration’s efforts to use $2.5 billion...
2019-07-04, 09:13

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
2019-08-16, 15:39

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure....
2019-05-29, 20:13

U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and Texas....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Rules New Governor Was Unlawfully Sworn In The portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent to the Puerto Rico governor’s seat is unconstitutional, the court unanimously ruled....
2019-08-07, 20:26

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco upheld a previous ruling Monday siding with hiQ L...
2019-09-10, 18:26

Electoral College Members Don’t Have to Follow the Will of Voters, Appeals Court Rules (DENVER) — A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren’t bound by the popular vote in their states. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Colorado secretary of state violated the Co...
2019-08-22, 01:39

Court Rules Redditor Can Stay Anonymous in Significant Copyright Case What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah’s Witness religion have in common? A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online. Last week, a federal court ruled that a Redditor does not have to reveal his identity in a copyright case.Read more......
2019-05-23, 23:26

Police use of facial recognition is legal, Cardiff high court rules Ruling comes as London mayor acknowledges Met police role in its deployment in King’s Cross development Police use of automatic facial recognition technology to search for people in crowds is lawful, the high court in Cardiff has ruled.Although the mass surveillance system interferes with the privac...
2019-09-05, 00:00

U.S. court rules against Trump administration in immigrant teen abortion case A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy....
2019-06-14, 20:00

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
2019-08-03, 19:39

Court order allows Trump asylum rules to take effect at parts of border Ruling limits ability to reject asylum for migrants who pass through a third country to California and ArizonaA federal appeals court’s ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the US-Mexico border for migrants who arrived after transiting through ...
2019-08-17, 08:39

Bangladesh court rules to drop 'virgin' question on marriage forms A Bangladeshi court recently ruled that women in the Muslim-majority country will no longer have to declare whether they are virgins on their marriage registration forms - a decision women's rights groups say is a step in the right direction toward gender equality.   ...
2019-08-27, 22:52

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically consents to a blood alcohol test, including someone ...
2019-06-27, 23:52

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
2019-08-16, 18:00

U.S. court rules startup can access public profile data on LinkedIn In a statement, LinkedIn said it was disappointed with the decision and evaluating its options, and will "fight to protect our members and the information they entrust" to it....
2019-09-10, 04:13

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the US supreme court ruled on Thurs...
2019-06-20, 23:39

Electoral College Members Can Defy Voters’ Wishes, Court Rules A federal appeals court declared that members of the Electoral College could choose whomever they wanted regardless of a state’s popular vote winner....
2019-08-23, 04:52

Drugmakers file second court challenge to Canada's new drug price rules Canada's main pharmaceutical industry lobby group, along with 16 of its member companies, filed a lawsuit on Friday to block new regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, the second legal challenge to a new regime that could eventually reduce prices in the United States as well....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people in 1996....
2019-06-21, 20:00

Supreme Court rules federal judges have no authority in gerrymandering cases The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision on Thursday, ruled that federal courts cannot block partisan gerrymandering. “We conclude that partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion for the cou...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Lawmakers choose Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt to face off in British race; Michael Gove, Sajid Javid out British politicians Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face each other to replace Theresa May as prime minister after candidate Michael Gove was eliminated from the ballot Thursday....
2019-06-21, 00:26

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
2019-05-29, 19:00

Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
2019-05-29, 13:13

Swedish Court Rules Against Detaining Julian Assange, Leaving Extradition in Limbo A Swedish court has ruled that Julian Assange should not be detained in absentia, the first step necessary under Swedish law before a formal bid of extradition can be made to Britain, according to Swedish news site The Local.Read more......
2019-06-03, 17:26

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
2019-06-22, 05:13

Canadian court rules parts of assisted-suicide law violate patient rights Two severely ill and handicapped Canadians can ask for immediate help in ending their lives, a court in the province of Quebec ruled on Wednesday, in a judgment that deemed parts of the country's existing laws governing physician-assisted suicide as unconstitutional....
2019-09-12, 02:52

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
2019-07-10, 12:52

Australian public servant lawfully fired over political tweets, court rules Australia’s High Court unanimously upheld a decision Wednesday to fire a public servant who anonymously criticized the government's immigration policy on Twitter....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
2019-06-05, 08:39

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Kulbhushan Jadhav ICJ Verdict LIVE: World Court Rules In Favour Of India The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a Pakistani Military court on charges of......
2019-07-17, 15:39

Uruguay: Nazi eagle from German warship wreck must be sold, court rules The Admiral Graf Spee preyed on merchant ships in the South Atlantic before being damaged and scuttled. A huge Nazi eagle recovered from the ship has been the source of controversy....
2019-06-22, 06:26

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25, 09:13

Washington state high court again rules against Christian florist who refused gay wedding Washington state's top court ruled for a second time on Thursday that a Christian florist discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to sell them flowers for their wedding, setting up a potential clash over gay and religious rights at the U.S. Supreme Court....
2019-06-06, 21:39

Maryland 'peace cross' can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a decision that leaves unanswered questions about the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and...
2019-06-20, 20:00

Appeals court lifts injunctions on family planning rules, in win for Trump administration The Trump administration’s new family planning rules banning federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with patients can go into effect after a federal appeals court on Thursday lifted nationwide injunctions imposed by lower courts....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
2019-07-09, 19:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board The board of Citgo Petroleum appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner....
2019-08-03, 23:26

Court Rules in Favor of CBOE, McGraw Hill and CME Against ISE in Index Options Litigation CHICAGO AND NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 --The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (McGraw-Hill) today announced that the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled in favor of CBOE, McGraw-Hill and CME Group Index Services, LLC regarding the index options litigation brought ...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Petrobras expects Brazil Supreme Court approval for governance rules -source State-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects Brazil's Supreme Court to give its blessing on Wednesday to proposed governance rules for the sale of exploration and production (E&P) rights, according to a source with knowledge on the matter....
2019-06-12, 23:39

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 11:26

Police Use of Facial Recognition Is Accepted by British Court In a closely watched case, a judge ruled that live facial recognition does not violate privacy rights. There has been little legal precedent about its use....
2019-09-04, 14:13

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fair trial for former Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years, as Army Times reported....
2019-07-18, 04:26

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
2019-06-06, 02:00

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a bus...
2019-06-20, 22:26

South African court rules display of apartheid flag constitutes hate speech A South African court on Wednesday ruled that displaying the country's apartheid-era flag in public constituted hate speech that discriminated against black people and violated equality laws....
2019-08-21, 14:13

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Phoenix business based on religious beliefs PHOENIX – Monday morning, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor 4-3 that business owners can refuse service to same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs. It basically means business owners have the right to choose who they do business with. Brush & Nib Studio first began as a conver...
2019-09-17, 11:13

Appeals Court Rules That President Troll Can’t Block People on Twitter Just Because They Say Stuff That Makes Him Mad The president of the United States is a Twitter troll. He often uses his social media pulpit to call Congress members derogatory nicknames while defending his draconian administration....
2019-07-09, 19:39

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners - documents The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation's biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to save the oil industry money, Reuters has learned....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Botswana’s High Court rules that sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations are unconstitutional JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court rules that sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations are unconstitutional. The post Botswana’s High Court rules that sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations are unconstitutional appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-11, 12:00

Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Britain's Parliament that could determine the fate of the country's exit from the European Union.        ...
2019-09-03, 18:13

Federal Appeals Court Rules That Duh, Scraping Public Data Doesn't Violate Hacking Laws Microsoft subsidiary LinkedIn lost an appeal in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday against hiQ Labs Inc., with three justices unanimously ruling that hiQ could continue scraping publicly available information off the site, Reuters reported.Read more......
2019-09-10, 05:13

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned messenger gears up to launch a payments service in the country, a person involved in the matter said....
2019-08-02, 19:26

British court bans arms sales to Saudis over Yemen concerns A London court issued a historic legal decision Thursday to ban British arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as part of an effort to stop the years-long violence wrought by civil war in Yemen....
2019-06-21, 00:26

British lawmakers prepare court action to enforce Brexit delay British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 18:13

British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot introduce a law that would regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, CBC News reported....
2019-05-24, 20:13

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
2019-08-22, 22:00

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision....
2019-06-20, 17:00

Federal court undercuts progressive efforts to nullify Electoral College, rules electors can vote freely In a major blow to state-by-state progressive efforts to effectively replace the Electoral College with a nationwide popular vote, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that presidential electors have the absolute right to vote for presidential candidates of their choice....
2019-08-23, 13:13

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson will challenge law blocking no-deal in court, reveals Dominic Raab Boris Johnson will go to court to challenge the law passed to block a no-deal Brexit and force the Prime Minister to seek a delay from the EU, the foreign secretary has said....
2019-09-08, 11:39

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
2019-05-29, 16:13

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
2019-05-24, 17:13

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
2019-06-08, 00:13

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
2019-06-14, 17:39

UPDATE 3-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, removing a potential hurdle to the long-delayed project....
2019-05-24, 22:13

UPDATE 1-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot introduce a law that would regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline....
2019-05-24, 20:13

Thai court to rule on Myanmar workers' appeal in British tourist murders Thailand's Supreme Court was set to rule on Thursday in the final appeal of two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a popular Thai holiday island....
2019-08-29, 07:13

British Lawmakers Prepare Court Action To Enforce Brexit Delay: Report British lawmakers are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson tries to defy legislation compelling him to seek a further delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday....
2019-09-08, 00:26

Thai court upholds death penalty for Myanmar workers in British tourist murders Thailand's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences of two migrant workers from Myanmar for the murder of two British backpackers that drew world attention to the tourist island of Koh Tao....
2019-08-29, 11:39

Thailand's Supreme Court upholds death penalty for men convicted of murdering British backpackers Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for two Burmese migrant workers convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai resort island in 2014....
2019-08-29, 12:52

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
2019-06-28, 11:00

‘The Madder Hulk Gets, the Stronger Hulk Gets.’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Compares Himself to the Incredible Hulk (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month. The prime minister faces considerable legal and political hurdles but told the Mail on Sunday...
2019-09-16, 15:26

|CourtsaysformerenergyministerJeffRadebe'sousterofNecsaboard'unlawful' The North Gauteng High Court on Friday ruled that the decision by former minister of energy Jeff Radebe to remove the board of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) was unlawful...
2019-08-16, 19:39

|ANALYSIS:Radebe's'unlawful'Necsamoveandwhatitmeans It was a somewhat hollow victory for former Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa) board members Kelvin Kemm, Pamela Bosman and Phumzile Tshelane, in a judgment handed down in the North Gauteng High Court by Justice A J Mtati in Pretoria on Friday 16 August 2019....
2019-08-19, 16:13

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions deal with four automakers "appear to be unlawful and invalid."...
2019-09-06, 19:39

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller murders: Thai court upholds conviction of two migrants sentenced to death for killing British backpackers Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of two migrant workers who were sentenced to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a popular holiday island....
2019-08-29, 12:26

16 Shots: behind a shocking film about an unlawful police shooting The story of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is told in a devastating new documentary from the Oscar-nominated director Rick Rowley, who speaks about its importanceThe grainy dash-cam video dates itself: 20 October 2014. The time code shows it’s just minutes before 10pm and the headlights of the police ...
2019-06-06, 09:52

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the president. Peter Strzok claims his firing was fueled by the illegal disclosure of me...
2019-08-07, 16:13

Ayoub Hassan death: Teenage murder accused escaped from West Kensington stabbing scene on 'Boris Bike', court told A 16-year-old boy accused of murdering another teenager behind a Waitrose in west London by stabbing him in the heart made his getaway on a "Boris Bike", a court has heard....
2019-08-20, 16:52

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges that cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. But another recent bill has thrown a spanner in the works as Iran is still refusing to recognize cryptocurrency trading as lawful. While legalizing min...
2019-08-05, 14:52

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
2019-06-06, 18:13

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwater plan, in the process backing down on a longstanding requirement that the miner provide definitive ...
2019-06-23, 05:52

Sadiq Khan's minicab congestion charge 'not unlawfully discriminatory', High Court rules Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's decision to introduce the congestion charge for minicab drivers is not unlawfully discriminatory, the High Court has ruled....
2019-07-24, 16:39

British man appears in Australian court over £560m drug bust 'thwarted by giant seal' A British man has appeared in an Australian court over a £560 million drug haul found after a yacht ran aground on a tiny island off Western Australia....
2019-09-12, 17:26

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-20, 01:52

Unlawful sexual conduct investigation results in arrest of detention officer SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Cochise County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was arrested Monday in connection to an investigation into unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate. According to officials, an allegation of sexual conduct between detention officer Jose Brian Moreno and a female in...
2019-09-11, 04:00

End of an Era: Apple to Announce Shutdown of iTunes On Friday afternoon, Bloomberg News reported that Apple is soon to announce the end of its iconic iTunes digital store. Launched in 2003, iTunes took the business world by storm and started the massive movement of mp3 music sales....
2019-06-02, 02:39

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
2019-07-17, 19:39

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation shou...
2019-09-04, 19:26

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was arrested for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering w...
2019-06-18, 01:13

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
2019-09-11, 10:39

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks under the guise of making improvements to its app. The surprise interruption began early in the morning on July 4, and will continue on for an undetermi...
2019-07-06, 04:13

Extinction Rebellion plan London "shutdown" from Oct. 7 Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down major roads near Britain's parliament in Westminster....
2019-09-13, 17:39

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
2019-05-22, 19:26

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
2019-05-22, 17:00

The massive impact of Hong Kong's airport shutdown Authorities in Hong Kong canceled nearly 200 flights Monday because of a major protest at the city's international airport. That's terrible news for companies operating in the financial hub....
2019-08-13, 05:13

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
2019-06-29, 17:39

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel’s suburban Pittsburgh coke plant unless it comes into compliance with air emissions standards. The Allegheny County Health Department issue...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
2019-05-22, 14:26

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
2019-08-13, 13:13

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings....
2019-08-07, 22:13

Pedestrian struck, shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with autho...
2019-08-30, 19:39

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to avert yet another shutdown.The House will take up the stopgap funding measure the second week they return from the August recess, Majority Leader Steny...
2019-09-05, 23:52

8chan Owner Blasts 'Sinister' Shutdown Attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said Wednesday after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US......
2019-08-08, 09:00

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister by the wrong name.Netanyahu misspoke at Su...
2019-09-09, 03:13

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 22:26

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that dozens of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest, was shut down Monday due to anti-government protests....
2019-08-13, 03:39

Oil protesters cause partial shutdown of Houston Ship Channel in Texas The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
2019-09-12, 18:13

Storm Dorian churns toward Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslaught of heavy wind and rain....
2019-08-27, 03:52

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package would substantially increase funding for the Pentago...
2019-06-03, 22:39

Protest, Shutdown After DK Shivakumar's Arrest Affects Parts Of Karnataka Normal life was hit in parts of Karnataka's Ramanagara district today following a bandh or shutdown called to protest the arrest of senior Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement......
2019-09-05, 08:26

Congress returns from recess with guns, trade, shutdown on the agenda For the first time since July 29, both houses of Congress returned to Capitol Hill Monday, formally ending a recess period that saw numerous calls for legislative change -- particularly with regard to gun violence....
2019-09-09, 17:13

McConnell backs short-term spending bill to avert shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed a short-term spending bill to avoid a shutdown, a recognition that Congress needs several more weeks of negotiations to hatch a longer-term spending bill and fund the government into next fall. McConnell's position aligns with that of House Democratic ...
2019-09-09, 22:52

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
2019-08-01, 12:13

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
2019-09-03, 06:26

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines scrambled to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after authorities shut down the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest hubs....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
2019-09-06, 01:26

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
2019-08-01, 21:52

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12 part......
2019-07-24, 19:26

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
2019-08-29, 20:39

U.S. Interior Department illegally used fees to keep national parks open during shutdown: GAO The Trump administration illegally used national park fees to keep parks open during the 35-day government shutdown in December and January, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said on Thursday....
2019-09-06, 11:52

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
2019-07-12, 23:13

UPDATE 1-Druzhba oil pipeline flows to Poland resume after shutdown -operator Oil flows to Poland through the Druzhba pipeline resumed on Thursday after being suspended on Wednesday evening due to the discovery of contaminated oil, Polish pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 18:52

Netanyahu: 'I met Boris Yeltsin...I mean Boris Johnson' Benjamin Netanyahu has accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as late Russian president Boris Yeltsin during a cabinet meeting broadcast live on television....
2019-09-08, 23:39

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.       ...
2019-08-17, 06:13

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
2019-07-23, 03:39

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Myanmar partially lifts internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states Myanmar has partially lifted a months-long internet shutdown in two western states where government troops are battling ethnic insurgents, a leading telecoms operator said on Sunday, amid peace talks seeking to end the fighting....
2019-09-01, 12:00

Commons chaos: Rebel Tories hint they could back second referendum after MPs scuffle in chamber in protest over shutdown Fury at Boris Johnson as MPs scuffle in chamber over shutdown Former Cabinet fixer Sir Oliver Letwin boosts calls for second vote Read our live politics updates HERE...
2019-09-10, 16:52

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in northern India. Dozens of mosquitoes are landing on my arms, neck and feet to enjoy an evening meal of blood. I can occasionally squirm my body and scr...
2019-08-24, 02:00

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
2019-06-06, 17:39

British business minister welcomes outline British Steel deal British Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said on Friday a provisional deal with Turkish military pension fund OYAK to take over British Steel was an important step forward in ensuring the company's future....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Federal police raid ABC News in Sydney over 'Afghan Files' stories alleging unlawful killings by Australian special forces Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published information from classified leaked military documents....
2019-06-05, 13:26

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
2019-08-28, 20:26

Police demands for access to rape victims' phones 'unlawful', say campaign groups Demands by police for rape and sex assault complainants to hand over access to their phones or face their case being halted are unlawful, campaigners have claimed....
2019-07-23, 18:39

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appropriate and "it may be unlawful."        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
2019-08-13, 23:26

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
2019-08-02, 03:00

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
2019-06-13, 17:00

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek......
2019-07-04, 01:13

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay on the ground of the lobby, but court officers told...
2019-06-12, 10:26

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
2019-08-03, 00:13

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
2019-06-18, 03:52

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
2019-07-21, 16:26

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious rights....
2019-06-17, 20:00

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
2019-06-17, 16:39

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
2019-07-20, 05:13

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial......
2019-07-02, 11:13

Appeals court rejects challenge of Confederate court statue NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana appeals court has rejected a black man’s request to move his trial to a courthouse without a Confederate monument out front. The 2-1 decision Tuesday gave no reason for denying Ronnie Anderson’s request to move his trial from the East Feliciana Parish Court...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
2019-06-09, 01:01

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the court not to take up “political ‘projects” like a new ...
2019-08-29, 19:13

UK Government to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson's government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday's sitting, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson has told journalists....
2019-09-10, 14:00

PM suspends parliament: What happens now with Brexit? Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month has been approved by the Queen, a move that restricts MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit in the process....
2019-08-29, 00:26

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
2019-07-03, 01:26

'Robbed of our day in court': Accusers rip 'coward' Jeffrey Epstein in court hearing Tuesday Jeffrey Epstein is dead, so women who say the wealthy financier sexually abused them urged prosecutors to target co-conspirators and associates        ...
2019-08-28, 03:00

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
2019-05-26, 08:13

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has sent the pound tumbling to its lowest since ...
2019-09-04, 05:26

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament  More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is headed for a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has sent the pound tumbling to its lowest since 20...
2019-09-03, 21:26

'Fight to the death' in Parliament over Brexit CNN's Dominic Thomas says that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is beginning to understand how difficult the Brexit issue really is as he fires 21 members of his own party for backing a measure to stop a no-deal Brexit....
2019-09-04, 18:39

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
2019-08-28, 18:00

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
2019-06-16, 22:00

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ejected from Parliament in the latest national election...
2019-07-08, 00:26

Greek parliament to confirm new government Lawmakers in Greece are set to hold a vote to confirm the majority in Parliament held by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ new conservative government following a general election on July 7...
2019-07-22, 16:52

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
2019-07-03, 20:39