In a dramatic gamble, British prime minister Boris Johnson has suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit. The Queen has agreed to suspend parliament for almost five weeks in a move that's already been called a 'constitutional outrage'. It's angered MP's across the political divide, and there are calls for a vote of no confidence in the government, and a general election. But Mr Johnson is confident his plan will work.
The New South Wales Labor party has suspended its general secretary Kaila Murnain, after a day of damning revelations at an inquiry into political donations. In sensational evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Ms Murnain claimed the ALP's lawyer advised her to keep quiet about a 100-thousand dollar donation from a Chinese billionaire. Labor officials met last night and suspended Ms Murnain until further notice.
Thousands of mourners are expected to attend the state funeral for former deputy prime minister, Tim Fischer, in the New South Wales city of Albury today. Commemorating his love for trains, his coffin will be transported by rail to the local station. His funeral service will then be held at the Albury Entertainment Centre. Mr Fischer died last week from cancer at the age of 73.
新南威尔士州工党暂停了其秘书长凯拉·默内恩的职务，她在接受长达一天的政治捐款调查时进行了证据确凿的揭发 。默内恩向独立反腐委员会提供了引发轰动的证据，她称澳大利亚工党（简称ALP）的律师建议她对一笔来自中国亿万富翁的10万美元捐款保密 。昨晚，工党官员举行了会谈，决定暂停默内恩的职务，直至另行通知 。
今天，澳大利亚前副总理蒂姆·费舍的国葬将在新南威尔士州奥尔伯里市举行，预计将有数千名吊唁者出席 。为了纪念费舍对火车的热爱，他的灵柩将由铁路运往当地火车站 。随后，费舍的葬礼将在奥尔伯里娱乐中心举行 。上周，费舍因癌症去世，享年73岁 。
1. in the run-up to （重要事情的）前期；准备阶段；准备；
The issue of the monarchy is complicating politics in the run-up to the elections.
2. agree to do sth. 同意；应允；答应；
They ag reed to press for the conference to deal with the problem.
3. keep quiet about 将…保密；保守…的秘密；
I told her to keep quiet about it.
4. be expected to do sth. 预期；预料；
The talks are expected to continue until tomorrow.