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Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report [Video]

Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report

Do more to prevent corruption among European MPs, says new report

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Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons [Video]

Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in the House of Commons at the conclusion of PMQs. Mr Johnson ended PMQs by heading towards the chamber exit but stopping for..

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MPs vote against remote voting - despite long queues through the Commons [Video]

MPs vote against remote voting - despite long queues through the Commons

MPs have defeated an amendment to restore remote voting in the House of Commons during the Covid-19 pandemic by 185 votes to 242, majority 57, despite having to do so by queuing through the Houses of..

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Commons laughter as Stephen Crabb gets new voting system wrong - twice [Video]

Commons laughter as Stephen Crabb gets new voting system wrong - twice

Tory MP Stephen Crabb triggered howls of laughter in the House of Commons when voting at the incorrect dispatch box twice. It was the first time the new voting system was in place to ensure social..

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Should PM wait for last Sunday of a month to acknowledge plight of migrant labourers, asks RJD's Manoj Jha [Video]

Should PM wait for last Sunday of a month to acknowledge plight of migrant labourers, asks RJD's Manoj Jha

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national spokesperson on May 31 suggested that Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouldn't have waited for the last Sunday of a month to acknowledge the plight of migrant..

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World No Tobacco Day: Vehicle spreads awareness against cancer caused by tobacco [Video]

World No Tobacco Day: Vehicle spreads awareness against cancer caused by tobacco

A vehicle, to spread awareness against cancer caused due to tobacco, was flagged off in Agartala. Pratima Bhoumik - Member of Parliament from Tripura West, health official and others were present at..

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Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready [Video]

Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready

Boris Johnson said the UK did not learn the lessons of past pandemics in developing sufficient capacity for testing and tracing. The Prime Minister said it was a “brutal reality” when responding to..

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UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator [Video]

UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

Britain is “firm” that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK’s chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs. David Frost insisted that Britain is..

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Tribal Affairs Minister defends viral video in which she threatened Chhattisgarh officials [Video]

Tribal Affairs Minister defends viral video in which she threatened Chhattisgarh officials

Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament, Renuka Singh, has given clarification on her viral video in which she was seen threatening Chhattisgarh officials...

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Tribal Affairs MoS Renuka Singh unleashes fury on Chhattisgarh officials [Video]

Tribal Affairs MoS Renuka Singh unleashes fury on Chhattisgarh officials

Tehsildar and CEO in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur had to face wrath of Tribal Affairs Minister of State and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament for allegedly being biased against BJP party workers...

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Brexit briefing: 227 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 227 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Ministers will launch a fresh attempt to repeal EU freedom of movement..

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Children using food banks up 122%, MPs told [Video]

Children using food banks up 122%, MPs told

The number of children using food banks has increased by 122% within the space of a year, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee was told on Friday. Emma Revie, chief executive of the..

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Covid-19 had instantaneous and profound impact on number of people using food banks, says charity boss [Video]

Covid-19 had instantaneous and profound impact on number of people using food banks, says charity boss

Covid-19 has had an “instantaneous and profound” impact on people using food banks, with the number of children depending on the facilities increasing by 122% from the same period last year, MPs..

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Brexit briefing: 230 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 230 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. A report has revealed that prime minister Theresa May, and Boris Johnson,..

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak: Furlough scheme extended to end of October [Video]

Chancellor Rishi Sunak: Furlough scheme extended to end of October

The Government’s furlough scheme will be extended to the end of October but with changes from the end of July to share the burden of paying salaries with employers, Chancellor Rishi Sunak told MPs.

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Covid-19: UK death toll passes 40,000 [Video]

Covid-19: UK death toll passes 40,000

The Government’s furlough scheme will be extended to the end of October but with changes from the end of July to share the burden of paying salaries with employers, Chancellor Rishi Sunak told MPs...

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PM departs Downing Street to face MPs over new roadmap [Video]

PM departs Downing Street to face MPs over new roadmap

Boris Johnson has departed Downing Street for the House of Commons where he will face MPs over his new 'roadmap' to take Britain out of lockdown. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs [Video]

Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs

The Government was accused of being slow to respond to the coronavirus crisis as Dominic Raab faced questions on testing and protection for NHS and care workers in his Prime Minister’s Questions..

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Lebanon: MPs meet in theatre, protesters out in cars [Video]

Lebanon: MPs meet in theatre, protesters out in cars

Protests held again worsening economic, social conditions while parliament approves use of cannabis.

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House of Commons approve plans for virtual parliament following vote [Video]

House of Commons approve plans for virtual parliament following vote

The House of Commons has approved a motion to enable MPs to contribute to certain parliamentary proceedings via Zoom from Wednesday. Leader of the House Jacob Rees Mogg explains how this will be..

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Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle: We are meeting in exceptional and unprecedented circumstances [Video]

Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle: We are meeting in exceptional and unprecedented circumstances

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle said MPs were meeting in “exceptional and unprecedented” circumstances, adding he expects Tuesday’s proceedings to be short as they seek to approve measures to..

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How will a virtual Parliament work? [Video]

How will a virtual Parliament work?

A letter signed by a cross-party group of MPs demanding an “immediate virtual recall of Parliament” has also been sent to First Secretary of State Dominic Raab. We take a look at what a virtual..

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Coronavirus: Parliament should be able to operate 'virtually' during crisis, says Speaker

'MPs are being swamped right now with questions and case work from distressed constituents who need answers,' says Sir Lindsay Hoyle
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Boris Johnson must face 'virtual PMQs' to stop him escaping scrutiny, MPs say

'I think we can find a way to get things cracking and get an online virtual parliament to serve the nation'
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Coronavirus: 50 cross-party MPs demand compensation for families of frontline staff who die battling virus

'They are putting their lives on the line and they should know that, should the worst happen, the state will help their families,' says Liberal Democrat MP
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Coronavirus: Non-key workers forced to go into 'risky and distressing' jobs, MPs reveal

'It's clear that many businesses are still not doing the right thing - this is a health emergency'
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Coronavirus: MPs will review new emergency measures every six months after government relents to pressure

Draconian powers granted to ministers in the Emergency Coronavirus Bill will be reviewed by MPs once every six months, Downing Street has said.
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Coronavirus: MPs return to work in the NHS after plea for help from retired staff

Health secretary calls for retired staff to come forward, telling medics 'Your NHS needs you now'
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson faces Tory revolt as MPs warn 'not enough' done to protect workers

'If the government does not act immediately, large numbers of people will be unemployed,' warns ex-business secretary
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Coronavirus: Labour demands Boris Johnson give MPs votes every six months on emergency powers

Emergency Coronavirus Bill expected to be tabled in parliament on Thursday
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Coronavirus: Emergency law could include powers to detain people suspected of being infected

Measures to be unveiled by health secretary Matt Hancock in statement to MPs before being rushed through parliament
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Coronavirus: MPs launch investigation into police and Border Force preparations

An inquiry has been launched into whether police, the Border Force and other agencies are prepared for the impact of coronavirus.
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Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs self-isolate after minister struck down with coronavirus, as recession warnings issued after Budget

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Coronavirus: Cabinet minister among two more Tory MPs self-isolating

A cabinet minister and a junior minister are self-isolating over concerns they have come into contact with coronavirus.
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Boris Johnson majority cut to 24 as PM suffers embarrassing revolt as Tory MPs vote to end Huawei involvement in 5G network

Boris Johnson has suffered his first damaging backbench revolt since his election triumph, as Tory MPs demanded an end to Huawei's involvement in Britain's 5G network.
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Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs given 'secret Huawei briefing' amid growing rebellion, as PM faces anger over coronavirus response

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Grooming gangs review: Government refusal to publish 'characteristics' research could be debated by MPs after 100,000 sign petition

Home Office previously denied Freedom of Information request by The Independent, claiming publication was not 'in the public interest'
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Boris Johnson news – live: Brexit trade talks 'could be delayed' due to coronavirus, as Tory MPs turn on PM over potential tax hike

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UK lawmakers may be affected by future coronavirus advice: chief medical officer

British Members of Parliament (MPs) may be affected by future advice from the government on coronavirus, England's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Thursday, saying older people could be..
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Coronavirus outbreak could force parliament to shut down to stop spread of disease

No decision taken yet on whether MPs could use electronic voting and conference calls to debate
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Women with endometriosis 'finally being believed'

MPs will hear the experiences of women with endometriosis as part of an inquiry into the condition.
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Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds congratulated by MPs on baby announcement and engagement

Some question timing of revelation – just hours after Sir Philip Rutnam resignation
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Boris Johnson 'privately agreed to sell off Channel 4', Tory MPs claim

Prime minister continues to boycott publicly-owned broadcaster over election coverage
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'He might be a rat bag, but he's our rat bag': Australian MPs call for Assange's extradition to US to be dropped

'He's our guy. He's an Aussie. What's a foreign court doing trying to extradite him to a foreign nation?'
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Majority of ethnic minority MPs have experienced racism at Westminster, survey suggests

Labour MP Dawn Butler says she was once escorted out of the members' tea room by security
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Boris Johnson news - live: Tory MPs turn on PM over BBC and flooding, amid growing pressure to fire adviser who said 'a dead kid once a year' was acceptable

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Tory MPs turn on Boris Johnson over plot to 'destroy the BBC'

'This would smash the BBC and turn it from being a universal broadcaster to one that would just work for its subscribers,' warns Tory MP
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Huawei row: Australian MPs cancel UK trip amid tensions over leak

A diplomatic row has erupted over the leak of talks about the role of Huawei in the UK's 5G network.
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Extra £18m needed for Big Ben tower repair works, MPs told

Surveys discover asbestos in Elizabeth Tower belfry and extensive use of toxic lead paint
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Zane Gbangbola: Flood death 'led to Porton Down involvement'

Trade unions and opposition MPs criticise the findings of an inquest into Zane Gbangbola's death.
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Protests rock Beirut as government seeks MPs' confidence

Scores of people were injured in Beirut on Tuesday in clashes between security forces and protesters rejecting the new government as it sought to win a parliamentary vote of confidence.
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Daily allowance in House of Lords set to rise to £323

Above-inflation hike in tax-free payment is triggered automatically by MPs' rise
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Lebanese parliament convenes to vote on new government

Lebanese parliament convened a session on Tuesday for MPs to hold a vote of confidence on the new government led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab, as security forces clashed with protesters nearby seeking..
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Lebanese security forces, protesters clash ahead of vote

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters trying to block MPs and ministers from reaching parliament on Tuesday for a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Hassan Diab's new..
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Government defends mass deportation flight to Jamaica amid backlash from MPs

Minister defends deportation of around 50 Jamaicans – many of whom have been in UK for many years and have British children – as 150 cross-party MPs call on prime minister to halt charter flight
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Tory MPs turn on Boris Johnson over Huawei involvement in 5G network

US president Donald Trump reportedly 'apoplectic' over UK decision to go against Washington's advice on security risk from Chinese firm
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Senior UK Conservatives warn on Huawei 5G role

They say there are alternatives to the Chinese firm and want Tory MPs to raise their concerns.
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Fox runs loose in parliament and 'defecates outside Labour MP's office'

MPs and civil servants watch on as creature infiltrates Westminster building
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UK's ability to track suspected terrorists and major criminals at risk because of Brexit, Raab admits

Access to vital EU crime-fighting databases could be lost, MPs told - after Theresa May warns they 'keep us safe'
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Lebanese MPs debate 2020 budget as protesters throw stones at police

Projected revenues in Lebanon's 2020 budget may be unrealistic because of a contraction in the country's economy, the chairman of the parliamentary budget committee said on Monday, as protesters hurled..
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Police go-ahead for facial recognition cameras in London could break the law, government watchdog warns

Biometrics commissioner joins human rights groups and MPs in criticising Metropolitan Police decision
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Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs demand HS2 scrapped after damning new report, as EU officials sign Brexit withdrawal deal

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The SNP wants us to know we're facing a constitutional crisis. Unfortunately for them, no one cares

The crisis announced this afternoon in the House of Commons by Ian Blackford is so serious that as many as three MPs looked up from their phones
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Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get $530,000 and luxury villa

MPs also backed a proposal for President Pierre Nkurunziza to become the country's "supreme leader".
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Brexit: MPs vote against protecting rights of child refugees

Amendment to Boris Johnson's legislation tabled by former refugee from Nazis
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'I'd rather die in a ditch': New Tory MPs told they are not welcome at miners' gala

'We never saw Arthur Scargill invited to the Tory party conference,' he says
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New Tory MPs 'not welcome' at Durham Miners' Gala

A Durham miners' official paraphrases Boris Johnson saying he'd rather "die in a ditch" than invite Tories.
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Trophy hunting fuels 'colonial race and slave injustice', MPs warned as they consider imports ban

Exclusive: Practice perpetuates apartheid-era inequalities, with black workers exploited in low-paid jobs, economist says
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Boris Johnson news – live: Tory MPs urge churches to ring bells for Brexit after PM's Big Ben bongs plea, as Momentum faces backlash over 'ludicrous' Labour leadership ballot

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How to vote for next Labour leader and when the deadline to register is

Five contenders vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn remain in the race after MPs' nominations close
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Labour leadership: 'Tough old bird' Emily Thornberry says she will make it through to next round

Contenders to succeed Jeremy Corbyn need backing of 22 party MPs or MEPs by Monday to stay in the race
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Labour leadership: Keir Starmer promises to defend party's radical values and win next election

Contender to succeed Jeremy Corbyn officially launches campaign on back of commanding lead in MPs' nominations
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