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Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

A record number of women were elected as lawmakers in Britain's general election, with women's rights campaigners on Friday cheering the result but saying progress towards equal representation must speed up.

Opposition to block British PM Johnson's early election bid

Opposition to block British PM Johnson's early election bid

British opposition parties said on Friday that they would block Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early general election in mid-October