Gandhi statue at British Parliament will cement India ties: David Cameron

Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square here, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India.

Sex protest outside UK parliament over porn 'censorship'

Campaigners in favour of hardcore pornography staged an unusual protest outside the British parliament on Friday against new rules banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.

Strident call for social networks to simplify 'impenetrable' terms of service
Strident call for social networks to simplify 'impenetrable' terms of service

 The British Parliament has instructed social networking sites like, Facebook and Twitter to make their terms and conditions easier to read

UK government says foiled Mumbai-style terror plot

The British government on Monday revealed that it had foiled a potential terrorist strike on the lines of the Mumbai attacks of 2008, even as it announced new tougher anti-terror measures planned for the country.

Suspicious package prompts partial evacuation of British parliament

Part of the British Parliament was evacuated Monday morning after a suspicious package was discovered, media reported.

British government under fire over European vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s government came under fire in parliament on Monday for apparently backing out of a vote on joining an EU-wide arrest warrant system under a threat of rebellion by eurosceptic lawmakers.

UK Parliament not to appoint cat to tackle rodents

The members of the House of Commons in UK have decided not to appoint an official cat to tackle the British Parliament's mice problem after an unusual debate over the issue.

Man arrested for throwing marbles at MPs in UK Parliament

In a major security breach, a man Wednesday managed to enter the British Parliament and hurl marbles at some MPs during British Prime Minister David Cameron's weekly questions.

Protesters stage 'Occupy' protest by British parliament

Some 200 anti-government campaigners rallied in front of the British parliament Friday, saying that they were planning to set up an "Occupy Democracy" camp without official permission.

UK Palestine vote undermines peace prospects: Israel

Israel warned Tuesday that a vote by British Parliament in favour of recognising a Palestinian state risked undermining the prospects for peace.

Anti-EU UK Independence Party wins by-election for Parliament

Anti-EU UK Independence Party on Friday won its first British Parliament berth barely seven months before the general elections as its leader asserted that the country's politics has been shaken by the party's triumph.

Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq

British fighter jets on Tuesday bombed an artillery post and an armed truck used by the Islamic State group in Iraq in the Royal Air Force`s first strikes in the US-led air campaign.

Manjhi visits British Parliament, learns its functioning

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has paid a visit to the British Parliament and learnt about its functioning.

`Statue outside UK parliament should be of political, not religious, Gandhi`

Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, on Monday said here that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was "an excellent idea".

China denounces British Parliament`s inquiry into Hong Kong affairs

China denounced the launch of a British parliamentary inquiry into the affairs of Hong Kong that has begun 30 years after the two countries agreed on the return of the financial hub to Beijing.

Tom Cruise given nod to film in British parliament?

Actor Tom Cruise will reportedly shoot scenes for the next installment of `Mission: Impossible` inside Britain`s Houses of Parliament.

Prince Charles faces move to strip him of special legal privileges

Prince Charles is facing a campaign in the British parliament to strip him and his estate of special privileges including tax exemptions.

British lawmakers visit Iran ahead of talks

A British Parliament delegation arrived in Tehran today on the first visit by UK lawmakers to Iran in years, as the two countries work to improve relations and ahead of continued talks on the country`s disputed nuclear program.

House of Commons congratulates Tendulkar

A Motion was laid in the House of Commons in the UK congratulating batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his "magnificent" career and for being an able ambassador of the game.

British Parliament honours Sachin Tendulkar

A motion on Monday was laid in Britain`s House of Commons congratulating cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his magnificent career.