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Former head of Cambridge Analytica to testify over use of Facebook data in elections

Cambridge Analytica filed for bankruptcy earlier this year after former employees alleged that it used personal information harvested from Facebook accounts to target voters during Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential campaign.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through Parliament has dealt a big blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

British lawmakers debate petition demanding second Brexit referendum

British lawmakers on Monday debated a petition signed by more than 4.1 million people that demands a second referendum on European Union membership.

Sep 06, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

British MPs may have to comply with Sharia law

MPs and peers were told this week that they are likely to have to move out of the Palace of Westminster entirely for at least six years to allow for a four-billion pounds overhaul of the crumbling neo-Gothic pile.

Jan 30, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

British MPs set to vote on whether UK should leave EU

 British lawmakers vote for the first time Tuesday on legislation underpinning a referendum on whether the country should leave the European Union, due by the end of 2017.

Jun 09, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

UK MPs warn against growing number of British jihadists

A committee of British lawmakers chaired by Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz has warned the government that it is not doing enough to prevent youngsters leaving the UK to join Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.

Mar 26, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

UK lawmakers say China eroding freedoms in Hong Kong

British lawmakers banned from entering Hong Kong last year said Chinese regulations were eroding freedoms in the former British colony and urged their government to take a harder stance against Beijing.

Mar 06, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Suppression of Islamic State more realistic than elimination: UK lawmakers

 Containing Islamic State may be a more realistic strategy than defeating it, a committee of British lawmakers said, calling on Britain to play a greater role in the fight against the militants in Iraq and Syria.

Feb 05, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

UK lawmakers say want China envoy summoned over Hong Kong ban

A group of senior British lawmakers said on Wednesday that China`s refusal to allow them to visit Hong Kong was an insult and called on the government to formally summon China`s ambassador over the issue.

Dec 11, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

China refuses British MPs entry to Hong Kong

A group of British lawmakers investigating Britain's relations with Hong Kong have been told China will not allow them into the former colony, the MPs said on Sunday.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Britain set to join US-led air campaign against IS

British lawmakers are expected to vote Friday to join the international air strikes against Islamic State fighters, as the United States and its Arab allies turn up the heat on the jihadists.

Sep 26, 2014, 09:33 AM IST

Violent extremist video was shown at UK school

A violent extremist video was shown to students in a Birmingham state school as part of a plot by extremists to take control of the school curriculum across the UK.

Sep 03, 2014, 01:01 AM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2014, 23:10 PM IST

British lawmakers to quiz Snowden leaks newspaper editor

British lawmakers will question the editor of the Guardian newspaper next month over publishing intelligence files from US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden after warnings from security chiefs that the leaks damaged UK national security.

Nov 09, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

Koodankulam plant: British MPs write to Singh

A few British lawmakers have written to PM Manmohan Singh and Tamil Nadu CM protesting against the nuclear power plant at Koodankulam.

May 18, 2012, 18:26 PM IST

British Muslim jailed for urging killing of MPs

Bilal Zaheer Ahmad posted the threat against UK lawmakers who voted for the Iraq war on Nov 3, 2010.

Jul 30, 2011, 11:51 AM IST

Four British lawmakers charged with false accounting

Three Labour MPs and a Tory peer have been charged with false accounting under the Theft Act in Britain`s blackest day in its parliamentary history.

Feb 06, 2010, 10:15 AM IST