State Opening of Parliament

From hostages to Black Rod, here's what to expect from the ceremonial opening of parliament.
From the tradition of the Black Rod to what happens if parliament votes down the speech, this is all you need to know about today's announcement.
We should not punish a young political activist, just because they had the bad manners to speak this message out loud
A new portrait of one of Britain’s first black MPs has been unveiled in Parliament by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Bernie
Perhaps 'attempts at jokes' would be more accurate.
She later apologised for any offence dinosaurs.
Labour leader's allies said it was the PM who got it wrong.
MPs tried their hands at comedy as they kicked off the Queen’s Speech Debate in Parliament…and it wasn’t all laugh-a-minute