A strong speaker is never going to win friends. Bercow had a different goal.
Removing the whip to a group who voted against the government
For much of the 20th Century, UK Conservatives sought to appeal to a broad voter base. The new admiistration is already undermining that ethos.
An election is on the near horizon and the Conservatives are best placed to win. But that doesn't mean they will be popular.
The Framers of the Constitution knew their history, and sought to learn from it – and only to repeat the parts they liked.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.
It's technically possible to topple the government but it wouldn't be easy.
The UK does not have a written constitution so how can we tell if the government is right or wrong on this point?
Proroguing the parliament for five weeks at a crucial time may prove to be a masterstroke in ensuring a no-deal Brexit.
Parliaments have been prorogued before – and revolution has ensued.
MPs are calling it an attack on democracy, the government insists it's no big deal. Who is right in the battle for Brexit?
The Labour leader wants to call a vote of no confidence, form a short-term government and then quickly call an election. Can it be done?
If MPs aren't sitting in parliament to block no-deal Brexit, can it go ahead anyway?
The man who led Vote Leave now has the ear of the UK's prime minister.
John Major was right – it didn't end well for the 17th-century king, who ignored parliament and lost his head.
The speed is about to pick up as the field narrows.
New laws were supposed to protect people from living in unsafe conditions – but in the eyes of a judge, property guardians might not even count as 'tenants'.
As MPs flounder over Brexit, rain is leaking into the House of Commons. Was there ever a more fitting time to discuss what this building is for and what it should look like?
After the initial relief that the party leaders were working together comes the realisation that they both risk splitting their parties if they strike a deal.
One wrong turn after another has left the British prime minister cornered.