31 aristocrats are about to elect another aristocrat to join them in the UK’s upper house, where they will get a say in crucial Brexit debates. Hugh Somerleyton hopes it will be him.
The Queen's crown was driven in its very own car.
The House of Lords is normally expected to support the manifesto promises of a government, but without a Tory majority that may be off the table.
Now it's up to the prime minister when to start the process.
The House of Lords has backed an amendment to Brexit legislation that would automatically allow allow EU citizens living in the UK to remain – much to the annoyance of the government.
In a new report, peers said the government was not doing enough to reassure EU scientists that they have a future in the UK, and that could hurt the economy.
Welcome to the strange world of House of Lords hereditary by-elections.
The House of Lords select committee on economic affairs has recommended sweeping changes to planning to allow a far more ambitious housebuilding programme.
A twisted version of democracy is going on in the House of Lords this month.
A polite government undersecretary assured Lord Pearson that reading the Bible is "not a crime".
A final attempt to try to involve teenagers in the vote was defeated in the House of Lords.
Peers voted to extend the franchise in the European vote, but now it has emerged that the government will block the measure by making it a financial resolution.
It is yet another defeat for the government in the House of Lords.
"One thinks of, in Hitler's time, the Hitler Youth," said the Earl of Listowel while debating giving the vote to 16-year-olds.
In what was one of the most awkward debates in parliamentary history, the Lords spent today arguing about the threat of pornography.
The House of Lords has delayed George Osborne's tax credit reform, leading to the chancellor claiming there are "constitutional issues" to be dealt with. As expected, the nation has descended into chaos.
Hopkins was a special guest at a conference event in Doncaster.
A House of Lords debate heard the charity was "clearly inadequately managed". Updated: The House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee will begin an inquiry in October.
Douglas Hogg claimed over £2,000 on expenses to clean his moat.
Baron John Sewel, who is tasked with upholding standards in the House of Lords, was filmed by a newspaper allegedly snorting cocaine off a prostitute's breasts.
Officials told BuzzFeed News they hope to raise some much-needed cash to lessen the burden on taxpayers.
The veteran minister is stepping down as an MP. But he aspires to win power again as a peer.
Fancy a peerage? Awards Intelligence can help you out.
In a bid to bring parliament into the 21st century, they're going to stop people shooting guns in the basement.
Well, I never. H/T The Observer
We're praying she doesn't discover Street View.
You might not know it, but this week a new hereditary peer will be voted into the House of Lords. Welcome to the UK's most exclusive, and most utterly bizarre, election.
People on the parliamentary network are busy editing the encyclopaedia to make MPs and peers look better.
The elder statesmen and women of British politics need a nap sometimes. That's OK. They've earned it.