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Nov 18, 2018
Climate change protesters block bridges over Thames in London, demand 'dramatic new environmental policy'Hundreds of climate change protesters blocked London bridges on Saturday demanding a dramatic new environmental policy. Sit-down demonstrators blocked five bridges over the River Thames in the city centre, including Westminster Bridge next to the Houses of Parliament.
Nov 16, 2018
'No real risk in Tihar jail': UK court orders restart of extradition proceedings against bookie Sanjeev ChawlaThe UK high court on Friday ruled that it is convinced with the assurances provided by the Indian government regarding the safety of prison conditions in New Delhi's Tihar jail as it quashed the lower court's order against extraditing the 50-year-old Chawla.
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.
Jun 07, 2018
Britain SC will decide if Northern Ireland's abortion law infringes European human rights legislationBritain's Supreme Court will on Thursday rule whether Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws infringe European human rights legislation, potentially testing the strength of prime minister Theresa May's minority government.
Apr 19, 2018
Narendra Modi in UK: PM's oratory masterclass in Westminster shows Rahul Gandhi how much he has yet to learnModi's interaction with participants at London's Westminster Central Hall on Wednesday was a study in contrast between the art of public speaking by Modi and the lack of it from Rahul.
Jan 08, 2018
Around 160 attempts registered daily to access porn sites in UK Parliament, reveals reportAround 160 requests a day were made in late 2017 to access pornography from computers within Houses of Parliament, Britain's Press Association reported
Jan 07, 2018
British government set to undergo reshuffle as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to reassert her authorityBritain's government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures, according to MPs
Jun 21, 2017
Conservatives-DUP deal may run foul of Good Friday Agreement: Irish parties may move courtTheresa May's proposed deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has run into a roadblock, with British legal experts checking if it would run foul of the Good Friday Agreement
Jun 19, 2017
Finsbury Park terror attack: Theresa May condemns 'sickening' assault on MuslimsBritish PM Theresa May condemned the lone wolf terror attack near a London mosque and said it was "every bit as sickening" as the recent ones to hit the country.