Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
At midnight on Friday -- 1,317 days after British voters decided to leave the European Union -- Brexit will finally come about. What will change on February 1?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed "a new chapter" in Britain's history as he signed its divorce deal with the EU, clearing another hurdle ahead of the country's departure from the bloc next Friday.
Britain's withdrawal from the EU has cleared a hurdle at the European Parliament, as its constitutional committee voted to approve the divorce deal struck with London.
Queen Elizabeth II has given her formal assent for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but uncertain future at the end of the month.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has been defeated in parliament for the first time since a December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.
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The United Kingdom now has one foot out of the European Union's door after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill was endorsed by the House of Commons on Thursday.
Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top military commander who was assassinated by the United States, had "the blood of British troops on his hands", United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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A Cypriot court on Tuesday handed a British teenager a four-month suspended prison sentence after convicting her of falsely accusing a dozen Israeli tourists of gang rape.
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A British court has ordered the extradition of a Franco-Algerian businessman wanted in France as part of a probe into alleged Libyan financing of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign, the National Financial Prosecutor's office has said.
British lawmakers have begun their final round of voting on a landmark piece of legislation that enables Britain to leave the European Union on January 31.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets 16 African leaders at an investment summit that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in its new life outside the EU.
The situation is worse for women of colour, research suggests.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants a "full, credible and transparent" investigation into what caused a Ukrainian passenger plane to crash in Iran, killing all 176 people on board, his office says.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on Iran not to repeat missile attacks on Iraqi bases housing coalition forces, after last week's US strike killed one of Tehran's top commanders.
After almost four years in which Brexit has dominated British politics, the word itself will be largely banned within government from next month, an official has said.
Australia has launched a new tourism campaign starring singer Kylie Minogue aiming to attract British tourists fatigued by Brexit to escape on a laid-back Down Under holiday.
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