The colourful former speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said he has left the Conservatives to join the opposition Labour Party, launching a blistering attack on Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
9 Sep 2019
John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, announced Monday that he would step down within weeks, amid criticism by Brexit hardliners who say he has twisted parliamentary rules to undermine them.
29 Jun 2017
British politics took yet another surprise turn on Thursday when parliament scrapped a requirement for male lawmakers to wear ties, a move greeted with both concern and celebration at Westminster.
7 Feb 2017
The Speaker of Britain's House of Commons came under fire from government MPs on Tuesday for saying he was "strongly opposed" to Donald Trump addressing parliament during the US president's state visit later this year.