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express
MPs will NOT face Sharia Law booze ban when they vacate parliament, officials insistlaw, meaning the booze can still flow. MPs will be forced to move into their n
MPs will NOT face Sharia Law booze ban when they vacate parliament, officials insist
express / Posted 19 hours ago
law, meaning the booze can still flow. MPs will be forced to move into their new digs for around six years whilst the Palace of Westminster is overhauled to correct serious structural flaws. Parliament is currently dotted by a series of... Read more
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Luton Today
William Austin pupils take a trip to Parliamentat the Tate Modern art gallery. Twenty five children who make up the schools P
William Austin pupils take a trip to Parliament
Luton Today / Posted yesterday
at the Tate Modern art gallery. Twenty five children who make up the schools Pupils Parliament were invited to the Palace of Westminster, where they took a tour of the Houses, visited the the House of Lords and saw the Queens throne. Miss... Read more
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Londonist
The Tudor London Tube Maptimes as it is today. The sprawling Whitehall Palace occupied much of the land
The Tudor London Tube Map
Londonist / Posted 2 days ago
times as it is today. The sprawling Whitehall Palace occupied much of the land downriver of modern Westminster Bridge. The Palace of Westminster, meanwhile, could be found in the same location as today, albeit in a very different architectural... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
UK Governments have succeeded on renewables but failed on energy security, say business leadershas failed on delivering secure and competitively-priced energy, a poll of near
UK Governments have succeeded on renewables but failed on energy security, say business leaders
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
has failed on delivering secure and competitively-priced energy, a poll of nearly 1,000 business directors has found. The Palace of Westminster, London. Labour, Coalition and Conservative administrations have all failed to make energy available at... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Governments of all stripes have failed on energy, say business leadershas failed on delivering secure and competitively-priced energy, a poll of near
Governments of all stripes have failed on energy, say business leaders
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
has failed on delivering secure and competitively-priced energy, a poll of nearly 1,000 business directors has found. The Palace of Westminster, London. Labour, Coalition and Conservative administrations have all failed to make energy available at... Read more
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express
Michael Gove sports new beard during jog near his London homeWestminster with whiskers.Related articles One political journalist tweeted: “
Michael Gove sports new beard during jog near his London home
express / Posted 6 days ago
Westminster with whiskers.Related articles One political journalist tweeted: “Breaking news, Michael Gove spotted in the Palace of Westminster, has grown a beard. His wife Sarah Vine then playfully slated his ginger stubble in her newspaper... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Michael Gove has grown a slightly ginger beard and everybody's freaking outa stir. Rumours of the former Justice Secretary's new chin-mane began to circu
Michael Gove has grown a slightly ginger beard and everybody's freaking out
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
a stir. Rumours of the former Justice Secretary's new chin-mane began to circulate yesterday, when he was spotted in the Palace of Westminster with an unusually unkempt underchin. Most startlingly of all, the backbencher's beard seems to have... Read more
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London SE1
Albert Embankment: rooftop club overlooking Parliament approvedto turn the roof of the new hotel into a private members' club with a Sky Terra
Albert Embankment: rooftop club overlooking Parliament approved
London SE1 / Posted 6 days ago
to turn the roof of the new hotel into a private members' club with a Sky Terrace offering panoramic views towards the Palace of Westminster. The club – which would be partially open to the elements – will be served by a glass lift attached to... Read more
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Londonist
11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridgefor a reason Westminster Bridge was painted green in 1970 to match the seats i
11 Secrets Of Westminster Bridge
Londonist / Posted 7 days ago
for a reason Westminster Bridge was painted green in 1970 to match the seats in the House of Commons, the part of the Palace of Westminster closest to the bridge.Westminster Bridge: a green giant. Photo by Doug via the Londonist... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Brexit could be delayed until late 2019 — reportfile photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the cloc
Brexit could be delayed until late 2019 — report
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
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 famous clock at Britain’s Parliament, used... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Lottery winner who partied away half his £1million prize makes it all backshares, a film and property. Matt, taking his friends to Ibiza ImagewiseMatt
Lottery winner who partied away half his £1million prize makes it all back
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
shares, a film and property. Matt, taking his friends to Ibiza ImagewiseMatt driving a speedboat on the Thames past the Palace of Westminster "I’ve even been punched in the face by a monkey. So I’ve been living the dream. Most incredibly, I’m... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hundreds inspired to take part in walk for Isabel Hospicesigned up to follow the route, which overlooks the Thames and goes past the Tow
Hundreds inspired to take part in walk for Isabel Hospice
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 12 days ago
signed up to follow the route, which overlooks the Thames and goes past the Tower of London, the Shard, HMS Belfast, the Palace of Westminster and the London Eye. The walk takes place on Sunday, September 25. One of the walkers, Rosemary Turner... Read more
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The Irish Times
Is this Ireland’s next TV chef sensation?is the theme of this year’s show, in which chefs will compete in eight regional
Is this Ireland’s next TV chef sensation?
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
is the theme of this year’s show, in which chefs will compete in eight regional heats for a place in the kitchen when the Palace of Westminster hosts the first televised banquet in the House of Commons Members’ Dining Room this autumn. BBC Media... Read more
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Londonist
London's Other Great FiresA fire to dispose of old accountancy records (tally sticks) got out of hand, de
London's Other Great Fires
Londonist / Posted 15 days ago
A fire to dispose of old accountancy records (tally sticks) got out of hand, destroying most of the old buildings of the Palace of Westminster. The events were recorded by many artists, including Turner. It was quite a disaster, but laid the... Read more
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Londonist
12 Secrets Of Big Bentrivia which may surprise you. People often refer to Big Ben when they're talk
12 Secrets Of Big Ben
Londonist / Posted 16 days ago
trivia which may surprise you. People often refer to Big Ben when they're talking about the clock tower attached to the Palace of Westminster. Big Ben is the name of the bell, and even that's a nickname and not an official one. The tower is... Read more
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asianage
Of retiring PM, privileges and a princeto take their place, there may already be moves to shift the House of Commons t
Of retiring PM, privileges and a prince
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
to take their place, there may already be moves to shift the House of Commons to another building further up Whitehall. The Palace of Westminster is already 175 years old. When Parliament buildings caught fire in the 1830s, they had to be repaired.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
British MPs face Parliament drinking ban from 2020Come 2020 British MPs will have to move out of their Palace of Westminster Parl
British MPs face Parliament drinking ban from 2020
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
Come 2020 British MPs will have to move out of their Palace of Westminster Parliament building as it is renovated and face a drinking ban in their temporary premises nearby because it has been leased for an Islamic bond scheme, a media report said on... Read more
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International Business Times
English MPs to leave Palace of Westminster for the first time since the Blitz British members of parliament are to move out of the Palace of Westminster for
English MPs to leave Palace of Westminster for the first time since the Blitz
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
British members of parliament are to move out of the Palace of Westminster for six years while the building undergoes repairs, according to a leaked report. The papers, seen by The Times, indicate that MPs will take up residence at Richmond House –... Read more
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SKY News
MPs To Move Out Of Houses Of ParliamentPoliticians are set to be relocated for six years while urgent renovation work
MPs To Move Out Of Houses Of Parliament
SKY News / Posted 18 days ago
Politicians are set to be relocated for six years while urgent renovation work is carried out at the 19th century Palace of Westminster, according to a leaked report. Papers seen by The Times reveal a committee looking at options for the work has... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Bury St Edmunds firm wins new five year term at Houses of Parliamentteam will provide cleaning services across 13 core buildings across the Parliam
Bury St Edmunds firm wins new five year term at Houses of Parliament
Bury Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
team will provide cleaning services across 13 core buildings across the Parliamentary Estate, including the Grade I listed Palace of Westminster. Rob Legge, Servest’s chief executive UK and Europe, said: “We are delighted to be extending our... Read more
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Londonist
6 Must-See Exhibitions In Augustat 133 Rye Lane, PeckhamArtangel don't do simple commissions, case in point bei
6 Must-See Exhibitions In August
Londonist / Posted 23 days ago
at 133 Rye Lane, PeckhamArtangel don't do simple commissions, case in point being the giant latex cast on display in the Palace of Westminster right now. All we know about this exhibition is that it features a film about massive colonies of... Read more
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News.com.au
‘At the moment we’re OK, but tomorrow, who’s to say?’thoughts and that’s not a criminal offence. It’s when they move to action that’
‘At the moment we’re OK, but tomorrow, who’s to say?’
News.com.au / Posted 27 days ago
thoughts and that’s not a criminal offence. It’s when they move to action that’s when we have to take our own action.” The Palace of Westminster is lit up in the colours of the French flag following the Bastille Day attacks in Nice. Picture: Olivia... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Your MP - Margaret Greenwood 27/7/16ever happened. On the night of the 1911 census, suffragette Emily Wilding Davi
Your MP - Margaret Greenwood 27/7/16
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
ever happened. On the night of the 1911 census, suffragette Emily Wilding Davison hid in a cupboard in the chapel of the Palace of Westminster, and stayed there so that she could legitimately list her place of residence as the “House of Commons”... Read more
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Londonist
How To Get Into The Houses Of Parliament For Freeknew you can take paid tours round the Houses of Parliament. But did you know t
How To Get Into The Houses Of Parliament For Free
Londonist / Posted 28 days ago
knew you can take paid tours round the Houses of Parliament. But did you know there are also plenty of ways to get into the Palace of Westminster for absolutely free? Here's how. Both the House of Commons and House of Lords have public viewing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
George Osborne turfed out of Downing Street into a "s**t office"surroundings. Mr Osborne has been awarded an office on the fourth floor of Por
George Osborne turfed out of Downing Street into a "s**t office"
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
surroundings. Mr Osborne has been awarded an office on the fourth floor of Portcullis House, across the road from the Palace of Westminster. He won't be able to look out on the Downing Street gardens, as he would have been able to from his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brexit is a 'tidal wave' that means cuts are needed to major projectswarned. Sir Amyas Morse, the auditor general of the National Audit Office, war
Brexit is a 'tidal wave' that means cuts are needed to major projects
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
warned. Sir Amyas Morse, the auditor general of the National Audit Office, warned schemes such as the restoration of the Palace of Westminster, a third runway at Heathrow and new railways including HS2 and Crossrail 2 all need to be... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The inside story of how Bob Geldof ambushed Nigel Farage's Brexit flotillaon the Remain campaign flotilla The vessel made a few more laps around the str
The inside story of how Bob Geldof ambushed Nigel Farage's Brexit flotilla
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
on the Remain campaign flotilla The vessel made a few more laps around the stretch of the Thames that runs alongside the Palace of Westminster, with Captain Bob continuing to berate Admiral Nigel on each pass. Sir Bob Geldof being confronted by... Read more
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express
Does hand sign made by Merkel, May and now Juncker prove there is a secret EU illuminati?added to its official description. Mrs May was snapped imitating the 'Merkel d
Does hand sign made by Merkel, May and now Juncker prove there is a secret EU illuminati?
express / Posted 1 months ago
added to its official description. Mrs May was snapped imitating the 'Merkel diamond' while giving a speech outside the Palace of Westminster on July 11. Conspiracy theory website illuminatiRex lists the diamond sign as number one out of a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Changing PMQs, relaxing dress code, allowing breastfeeding in chamber, report recommends ways of modernising Westminsterof an acceptable standard,” says the report. Meantime, the report suggests the
Changing PMQs, relaxing dress code, allowing breastfeeding in chamber, report recommends ways of modernising Westminster
heraldscotland / Posted 1 months ago
of an acceptable standard,” says the report. Meantime, the report suggests the expected “decant” of MPs from the Palace of Westminster so that it can be fully renovated gives parliament an opportunity to test alternative or additional... Read more

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