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Independent
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: Parliament renovation report is ‘flawed’ says Conservative MPGeoffrey Clifton-Brown, Tory MP for The Cotswolds and an associate of the Royal
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: Parliament renovation report is ‘flawed’ says Conservative MP
Independent / Posted 11 hours ago
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Tory MP for The Cotswolds and an associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, told The Independent on Sunday that the report’s 2020 target date for the start of construction is unachievable. He believes that delays... Read more
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footballconference
The National League Official Website....the match at Wrexham AFC tomorrow to officially unveil the Vanarama Nationa
The National League Official Website
footballconference / Posted 2 days ago
....the match at Wrexham AFC tomorrow to officially unveil the Vanarama National League club`s first wheelchair viewing platform. Lord Faulkner is the lead campaigner in the Palace of Westminster for accessibility and personally presented his Bill... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Bercow: Constituents are talking to me about fox hunting, inheritance tax and bumble bees John Bercow Although the House of Commons rose at the end of July for the sum
Bercow: Constituents are talking to me about fox hunting, inheritance tax and bumble bees
Aylesbury Today / Posted 2 days ago
John Bercow Although the House of Commons rose at the end of July for the summer recess, my constituency office remains as busy as ever with many Buckingham... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UK immigration at record high as topic is hotly debatedIn this March 2012 photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog sh
UK immigration at record high as topic is hotly debated
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
In this March 2012 photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Officials on Tuesday, Aug. 25, said that the famous clock at Britain’s... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Britian's Big Ben doesn't bong on timeFILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands i
Britian's Big Ben doesn't bong on time
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Officials on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 said that the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Brits admit Big Ben's bongs wrongThe Boudica statue frames the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the
Brits admit Big Ben's bongs wrong
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
The Boudica statue frames the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. (Matt Dunham, AP File) London - Don't set your watch by Big Ben. Officials say the famous clock at Britain's Parliament - used by... Read more
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Brandon Sun
The bongs are wrong: British say London's famous Big Ben clock is running a few seconds slowFILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands i
The bongs are wrong: British say London's famous Big Ben clock is running a few seconds slow
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Officials on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 said that the... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Clock shock: British admit Big Ben's bongs not quite on time FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands
Clock shock: British admit Big Ben's bongs not quite on time
Bakersfield Now / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Clock shock: British admit Big Ben's bongs not quite on timeFILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands i
Clock shock: British admit Big Ben's bongs not quite on time
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. Officials on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 said that the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Clock shock: British officials admit Big Ben bongs are wrongPhoto: Lefteris Pitarakis,...
Clock shock: British officials admit Big Ben bongs are wrong
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Clockwatchers ticked off as Big Ben's chimes run six seconds fastFor those who set their watches by the bongs of Big Ben comes unsettling news:
Clockwatchers ticked off as Big Ben's chimes run six seconds fast
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
For those who set their watches by the bongs of Big Ben comes unsettling news: the clock has been running at least six seconds fast. The mismatch was first spotted by Radio 4’s PM programme, which alerted the keeper of the great clock to the... Read more
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Independent
Government plan to project #TimeToAct onto Big Ben for sexual violence summit was shelved over fears it would 'open the floodgates'But the Foreign Office’s ambitious plans had to be shelved because the people r
Government plan to project #TimeToAct onto Big Ben for sexual violence summit was shelved over fears it would 'open the floodgates'
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
But the Foreign Office’s ambitious plans had to be shelved because the people responsible for the use of the two London landmarks feared “opening the flood gates” to a host of other charities hoping to promote their causes, according to newly... Read more
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Independent
Houses of Parliament revamp to cost £30m to draw upThe Palace of Westminster restoration and renewal programme is expected to be o
Houses of Parliament revamp to cost £30m to draw up
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
The Palace of Westminster restoration and renewal programme is expected to be one of the most fiendishly difficult building jobs in the country when work starts in 2020. The Grade I-listed building is riddled with asbestos, rodents and flood and fire... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Would you dare try the sky pool?The world's first "sky pool" has been unveiled - and it's high enough to give a
Would you dare try the sky pool?
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
The world's first "sky pool" has been unveiled - and it's high enough to give anyone a touch of vertigo. But the newly-built swimming experience looks like it has to be tried if you're not bothered by heights. Situated in the capital's new... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alex Salmond: get rid of Westminster, turn it into a museumOn his return he sees similarities in the political climate between now and the
Alex Salmond: get rid of Westminster, turn it into a museum
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
On his return he sees similarities in the political climate between now and the parliaments of the 1990s and warned the Tories their majority cannot be guaranteed. Mr Salmond admits to enjoying the House of Commons second time around but he says it... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Alex Salmond: get rid of Westminster, turn it into a museumToday marks 100 days since the SNP pulled of a stunning victory in Scotland at
Alex Salmond: get rid of Westminster, turn it into a museum
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
Today marks 100 days since the SNP pulled of a stunning victory in Scotland at the General Election. It saw Alex Salmond return to Westminster as part of a 56 strong group. Political Correspondent STEWART PATERSON speaks to the former First Minister... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Turn Westminster into a museum says Alex SalmondToday marks 100 days since the SNP pulled of a stunning victory in Scotland at
Turn Westminster into a museum says Alex Salmond
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 days ago
Today marks 100 days since the SNP pulled of a stunning victory in Scotland at the General Election. It saw Alex Salmond return to Westminster as part of a 56 strong group. Political Correspondent STEWART PATERSON speaks to the former First Minister... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
For the joy of musicSouthern Sinfonia principal guest conductor Simon Over is enjoying time in Dune
For the joy of music
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
Southern Sinfonia principal guest conductor Simon Over is enjoying time in Dunedin. PHOTO: CHRISTINE O`CONNOR Simon Over is probably the only person who can claim he has United Kingdom politicians singing from the same hymn sheet. Rebecca Fox talks... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Westminster, are you trying to seduce us? Don't bother says new SNP MPSNP MPS will not be “seduced by Westminster flummery” one of the new 2015 intak
Westminster, are you trying to seduce us? Don't bother says new SNP MP
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
SNP MPS will not be “seduced by Westminster flummery” one of the new 2015 intake has promised. As the 56, 49 of whom are new to the Palace of Westminster, get used to their new surroundings, its lavish interiors and historic halls, they face a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn's 21 most surprising Commons motions revealedBut Jeremy Corbyn's also raised eyebrows online for lending his name to some ve
Jeremy Corbyn's 21 most surprising Commons motions revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
But Jeremy Corbyn's also raised eyebrows online for lending his name to some very unusual campaigns. The left-wing veteran MP has signed thousands upon thousands of Early Day Motions, the Commons equivalent of a peititon. Even though they're rarely... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politicsfeature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 20 days ago
feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General Election.... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to los
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General Election. He talked to Annabelle Dickson... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright wa
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 20 days ago
feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John Humphrys: What I really think about my Today programme colleaguesIt might have gone relatively unremarked had not my colleague Sarah Montague po
John Humphrys: What I really think about my Today programme colleagues
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
It might have gone relatively unremarked had not my colleague Sarah Montague pounced on this piece of trivia to accuse me of making her life miserable by always turning down the studio thermostat. Some say that if a man and a woman broadcast together... Read more
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Evening Standard
History and fantasy in Hyde ParkStarting at Cumberland Gate docking station, pick up your Santander Cycle and,
History and fantasy in Hyde Park
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
Starting at Cumberland Gate docking station, pick up your Santander Cycle and, as always within parks, follow the cycle path through the heart of the Royal Park. Dock your bike just before the bridge and enjoy the views over the Serpentine towards... Read more
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Londonist
How London's Thames Bridges Got Their NamesContinuing our etymological tour of the capital. Believe it or not, there are
How London's Thames Bridges Got Their Names
Londonist / Posted 24 days ago
Continuing our etymological tour of the capital. Believe it or not, there are 35 bridges* over the Thames in London. The furthest west, Hampton Court Bridge, is only just within the Greater London boundary. The furthest east, Tower Bridge, is pretty... Read more

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