The relationship between seat distribution and election results is one example of how the majority of British voters have no real power.
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Pro-independence parties gained a majority in Scotland’s Parliament, with the First Minister promising a fresh independence referendum.
After granting asylum to Hong Kong activist and former politician Nathan Law, China has accused the UK of harboring a “terrorist suspect.”
Campaign spending limits in UK elections shows that as the amount of allowed spending rises, so does the cost of campaigns.
According to new research, medieval and early modern lawyers preferred to write on sheepskin parchment because it helped deter fraud.
Jihyun Park, who was left to die outside a North Korean labor camp 16 years ago, would make history if she wins office in local elections.
Senate must change after two centuries as an anti-Democratic power, or it will one day discover it has devolved into a ceremonial body.
The British Government has been warned that the newly proposed ID laws disproportionately affect people from poorer communities.
Lewis Hamilton asked to reconsider participation in the upcoming race being hosted in Saudi Arabia in 2021.
US Sec. of State Mike Pompeo met with UK PM Boris Johnson in what spells a joint approach by the world’s leading democracies to growing Chinese aggression.