Articles about British Parliament

UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities

18 Feb 2020

India
UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities

New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.

May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

24 Nov 2018

World
May heads to Brussels as Spain threatens Brexit summit boycott

British Prime Minister Theresa May was headed back to Brussels today to defend the planned Brexit divorce deal even as Spain threatened to boycott an EU summit meant to endorse it.

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Shahid Afridi after his 'four-province' comment

15 Nov 2018

World
Kashmir belongs to Pakistan: Shahid Afridi after his 'four-province' comment

Criticizing Indian media for misreporting, former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi in a tweet said Kashmir belonged to his country, and he was passionate about it as his fellow countrymen.

Manchester United dismiss reports of sacking Mourinho this weekend

06 Oct 2018

Sports
Manchester United dismiss reports of sacking Mourinho this weekend

Today seems like a roller-coaster ride for Manchester United fans as reports have now emerged that Manchester United authorities have denied any plans to sack their manager, Jose Mourinho, this weekend.

Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon to be flown during Trump-May meet

06 Jul 2018

World
Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon to be flown during Trump-May meet

In a comic turn to anti-Trump sentiments, a plan to fly a giant inflatable balloon depicting Donald Trump as a diaper-clad baby has been given the green light in London.

Inside British Parliament, Siri 'interrupts' MP, announces results on Syria

05 Jul 2018

World
Inside British Parliament, Siri 'interrupts' MP, announces results on Syria

The task of digital assistants Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant, is to make our lives easier. But in this case, a minister of British Parliament was left embarrassed when Apple's Siri rudely interrupted his speech.

Britain: Upskirting to become criminal offense after woman's relentless campaign

16 Jun 2018

World
Britain: Upskirting to become criminal offense after woman's relentless campaign

The lawmakers in Britain have backed a legislation to make upskirting- the act of secretly taking pictures up women's skirts, a criminal offense punishable with up to two years in prison.

Richest 1% will own 64% of world's wealth by 2030

09 Apr 2018

Business
Richest 1% will own 64% of world's wealth by 2030

According to a report by the House of Commons library, the richest 1% of the world will own 64% of the world's total wealth by 2030.

What is the British Parliament sex scandal all about?

03 Nov 2017

World
What is the British Parliament sex scandal all about?

Ever since numerous sexual harassment allegations popped up against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of men/woman have been speaking out about their experiences on harassment at the hand of powerful individuals

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

12 Jun 2017

World
Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

Battling against all odds to keep her minority government together, British PM Theresa May has announced her new cabinet with major positions assigned to close aides, including Damien Green who was appointed as 'deputy'.

Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament

09 Jun 2017

World
Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament

As results came in on UK elections, the Conservative Party led by incumbent PM Theresa May failed to secure an overall majority, resulting in a hung Parliament.

UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

28 Mar 2017

World
UK Parliament attack: Police deny IS links of suspect

Though Khalid Masood's attack on the UK parliament echoed Islamic State methodology, British police denied any association between him to either IS or al-Qaeda.

London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

27 Mar 2017

World
London Attack: UK seeks WhatsApp encryption key

The UK government said security agencies should have access to WhatsApp's encryption system as the London parliament attacker used WhatsApp.

Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

26 Mar 2017

World
Police: London Parliament attacker acted alone

London Metropolitan Police said that based on investigations, it appeared that the perpetrator of the London Parliament attacks worked alone.

Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

24 Mar 2017

World
Fresh arrest over London Parliament attack

Authorities in London said they made two "significant" arrests over the London Parliament attack, taking the total number of arrests to 9.

UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

24 Mar 2017

World
UK Parliament attacker named Khalid Masood by London Police

On Thursday, London Police named British-born Khalid Masood as the perpetrator of the Parliament attack.

UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

23 Mar 2017

World
UK Parliament attack: ISIS claims responsibility

British police have identified and arrested 7 individuals connected to the attack on the UK Parliament.

UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

23 Mar 2017

World
UK Parliament attack claims 5 lives, injures 40

On Wednesday, a car drove into pedestrians outside the British Parliament houses; a policeman was also stabbed by a possible IS-inspired terrorist.

UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

22 Mar 2017

World
UK Houses of Parliament: Gunshots fired, Parliament on lockdown

The Houses of Parliament and Palace of Westminster are on lockdown after shots were fired outside the Parliament.

Labour Party distances Vaz after scandal

07 Sep 2016

World
Labour Party distances Vaz after scandal

Keith Vaz, who stepped down as the Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee has now begun facing flak from within his Labour Party as well.

Labour MP Keith under scrutiny for paying male escorts

05 Sep 2016

World
Labour MP Keith under scrutiny for paying male escorts

Sunday Mirror has claimed that Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving Indian-origin MP, had paid for the services of male escorts at his London flat last month.

Lack of data a hurdle in budget advancement plan

23 Aug 2016

Politics
Lack of data a hurdle in budget advancement plan

Senior officials have admitted that advancing the budget presentation could prove complicated due to the lack of revenue and expenditure data for budget preparations.

Government looking to advance Union Budget presentation by a month

22 Aug 2016

Politics
Government looking to advance Union Budget presentation by a month

The government is planning to advance the Union Budget presentation by a month to January end from 2017.