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Sep 04, 2019
Clashes erupt as British Pakistani groups in London protest scrapping of Article 370 in Kashmir; two arrestedAn Opposition Labour Party MP from Birmingham, Liam Byrne, has launched an online petition over the Kashmir issue and was among the politicians backing Tuesday's protests
Sep 01, 2018
'Make London safe again': Giant balloon depicting Sadiq Khan in yellow bikini flies over London's Parliament SquareA small group of supporters watched the inflatable take to the skies, and the crowd cheered and shouted, "higher, higher, higher" as the balloon was launched. Protesters believe Khan has failed to curtail street crime in London, and some wore T-shirts reading "Make London safe again."
Aug 14, 2018
Car crashes into barriers near UK Parliament in Westminster, wounds several pedestrians; man held on suspicion of terror offencesWestminster Underground station, close to the UK parliament, was closed and the building was cordoned off. No one was being allowed entry to parliament. As parliament is in recess for summer, most lawmakers are not using the building.
Apr 20, 2018
'Modi Not Welcome': Hundreds protest PM's visit to UK, Indian Tricolour ripped as demonstrations turn violentSome groups protesting against atrocities in India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to London turned violent after the Indian Tricolour was torn down from one of the official flagpoles set up for all 53 Commonwealth countries.
Apr 27, 2017
Scotland Yard arrests man armed with knives near UK ParliamentA man armed with knives was on Thursday arrested near the UK Parliament on suspicion of planning a terror attack, Scotland Yard said.
Mar 22, 2017
British Parliament, Westminster Bridge attack: One dead, several injured; UK PM to hold emergency meetA car on Westminster Bridge mowed down at least 5 people while a man stabbed a police officer in the British Parliament Complex
Mar 14, 2015
Mahatma Gandhi statue unveiled at Parliament Square in LondonA historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here, standing adjacent to iconic leaders like Britain's war-time Prime Minister Winston Churchill and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Nov 06, 2014
Meghnad Desai plans hunger strike for Mahatma's statue in UKEconomist Meghnad Desai will go on a Gandhian-style hunger strike to help raise £1 million required for Mahatma Gandhi's statue in London.
Aug 20, 2014
'Sexual weirdo', 'closet racist': Look who's opposing a Gandhi statue in UK's Parl SquareSeveral Indian-origin groups are opposing the move arguing that Gandhi's "despicable sexual exploitation of women" to test his celibacy and his covert approval of the caste system make him unsuitable for such an honour.
Jul 08, 2014
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed in London's Parliament SquareSixty-seven years after he led India to freedom from British rule, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed in Parliament Square in London by early next year.