UK lawmakers

UK lawmakers approve 'three-parent babies' law

British lawmakers Tuesday voted in favour of making the UK the first country in the world to allow IVF children conceived with DNA from three parents, a contentious step that has polarised opinion among activists and religious figures.

Feb 03, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Not bogeyman of Internet: Google to UK lawmakers

After being accused of conducting ‘immoral tax practices’ in Britain, Google’s UK policy chief said that the firm is not “the bogeyman” of the web.

Dec 19, 2012, 13:23 PM IST

UK lawmakers under fire for lavish globetrotting

The MPs defended the trips saying that they always tried to travel when Parliament was not sitting and the trips were an important way of fact-finding and building UK relationships abroad.

Nov 23, 2012, 17:47 PM IST

Most radicalism linked to Internet: UK lawmakers

Internet service providers should do
more to prevent web from playing a role in fueling extremism, UK lawmakers said.

Feb 06, 2012, 18:58 PM IST

4 UK lawmakers could face charges over expenses

Four British lawmakers could face criminal charges over the expenses they claimed from taxpayers, prosecutors said on Monday, marking the latest twist in a scandal over lavish spending by elected officials.

Nov 23, 2009, 22:52 PM IST

UK lawmakers ask govt to press US on renditions

Britain should more closely monitor US activity on Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia to ensure American officials are not using British territory for rendition or interrogation of terror suspects, a group of UK lawmakers said.

Aug 09, 2009, 09:48 AM IST

Afghan mission falls short of expectations: UK MPs

The international military mission in Afghanistan has delivered "much less than it promised" due to the lack of a realistic strategy, an influential committee of British lawmakers said Sunday.

Aug 02, 2009, 10:49 AM IST