Tag Archives: House of Commons of the United Kingdom

04May/16
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan

Labour candidate favourite for London mayor after racially charged campaign

Labour candidate Sadiq Khan favourite to win London’s mayoral election after a campaign marked by mud-slinging and accusations of racism.

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09Apr/16

Britain’s Cameron says he mishandled ‘Panama Papers’ tax scrutiny

British Prime Minister David Cameron tells Conservative Party supporters that he should have handled scrutiny of his family’s tax arrangements better and promised to learn the lessons after days of negative media coverage and calls for his resignation
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29Mar/16

Osborne: Brexit is ‘convulsive shock’

As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

20Oct/15

Pomp and pageantry welcome Xi to London

The Queen welcomes Chinese President Xi to London with a display of full British pageantry marking the official start of a four-day State visit.

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14Sep/15

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hounded by media over his shadow cabinet choices

Britain’s new opposition Labour leader defends his shadow cabinet picks against criticism there aren’t enough women in the top jobs, despite there being more women than men at the top table for the first time in history.

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11Sep/15

Labour frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn expected to win party leadership vote

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to win control of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, after a campaign which has promised to shift the centre-left party closer to its socialist roots.

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25Aug/15

Former British MP denies child sex abuse allegations

Former British Member of Parliament , Harvey Proctor denies that he was involved in a Westminster pedophile ring during the 1980s.

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03Aug/15

UK police welcome enquiry into former PM child sex allegations

A British police force under investigation over child sex abuse claims against a former prime minister says it welcomes the inquiry.

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