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U.K. Lawmakers Have Backed a Key Brexit Bill but a Fight Still Looms

(LONDON) — British lawmakers voted a key Brexit bill past its first big hurdle in Parliament early Tuesday. But many legislators branded the bill a government power grab, and vowed to change it before it becomes law. After a debate that stretched past midnight, the House of Commons backed the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill by(…)

U.K. Lawmakers Want the Syrian President’s Wife to be Stripped of Her British Citizenship

Some members of the British Parliament are calling on the government to revoke the U.K. citizenship of Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake said that the U.K. government should tell her to “either stop using your position to defend barbaric acts, or be stripped of your citizenship,”(…)