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Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says
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Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Sep 15th 2020, 4:45 PM 35,765 Views 10 Comments

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen
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New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen

Dec 18th 2019, 2:09 PM 44,705 Views 55 Comments

“My primary allegiance is to the people of South Belfast, in all their diversity,” Claire Hanna wrote to the House Speaker today.

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Junior minister in charge of Brexit no-deal planning resigns over Article 50 delays

Apr 3rd 2019, 4:40 PM 16,783 Views 20 Comments

Chris Heaton-Harris said that he believes that parliament should have honoured the 2016 referendum result.

Government whip resigns over the backstop on the eve of the Brexit vote
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Government whip resigns over the backstop on the eve of the Brexit vote

Jan 14th 2019, 1:56 PM 20,812 Views 20 Comments

“I cannot, in all good conscience, support a deal that would be detrimental to our nation’s interests,” the MP said.

An Australian politician proposed during a same-sex marriage debate and it was a lovely moment
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# On The Record

An Australian politician proposed during a same-sex marriage debate and it was a lovely moment

Dec 4th 2017, 7:54 AM 3,747 Views 2 Comments

“This debate has been the soundtrack to our relationship.”

World Cup 'dream' over for Scottish MP who missed debate to officiate in Champions League
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World Cup 'dream' over for Scottish MP who missed debate to officiate in Champions League

Oct 27th 2017, 10:39 AM 5,788 Views 1 Comment

Douglas Ross has been heavily criticsed after missing a welfare policy vote to run the line at the Nou Camp.

Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article
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Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article

Sep 8th 2017, 9:16 AM 22,208 Views 50 Comments

The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.

‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies
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‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies

Aug 15th 2017, 3:26 PM 22,079 Views 13 Comments

Bernard Carter-Kenny was awarded a George Medal for bravery for trying to save Cox.

Conservative MP apologises 'unreservedly' for using n-word in Brexit discussion
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Conservative MP apologises 'unreservedly' for using n-word in Brexit discussion

Jul 10th 2017, 4:48 PM 29,781 Views 70 Comments

Anne Marie Morris made the comments today while speaking on a eurosceptic panel in London.

British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles
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British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles

Jan 26th 2017, 8:44 PM 26,995 Views 92 Comments

The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.

'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14
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'I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor': MP gives powerful speech about being raped at 14

Dec 8th 2016, 9:57 PM 19,630 Views 15 Comments

A number of MPs were moved to tears when Michelle Thomson recalled the ordeal.

Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment
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Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment

Dec 7th 2016, 11:04 PM 12,968 Views 0 Comments

One of them was called The Legacy of Operation Filthy Jew B***h.

Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder
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Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder

Nov 23rd 2016, 10:41 PM 23,523 Views 126 Comments

The MP was murdered a week before Britain’s EU referendum.

MP warns people to not light bonfires with petrol after he suffers 30% burns in accident
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MP warns people to not light bonfires with petrol after he suffers 30% burns in accident

Aug 8th 2016, 7:45 PM 22,310 Views 36 Comments

Gordon Henderson said he could have died in the incident.

"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands
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"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands

Jul 15th 2016, 3:27 PM 16,295 Views 27 Comments

The MP for Batley and Spen, a prominent anti-Brexit campaigner, was shot dead while leaving a constituency clinic last month.

'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox
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'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox

Jun 17th 2016, 7:31 AM 14,812 Views 77 Comments

The Labour MP died after being shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds yesterday.

Husband of murdered MP: 'We will fight against the hate that killed Jo'
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Husband of murdered MP: 'We will fight against the hate that killed Jo'

Jun 16th 2016, 6:33 PM 39,284 Views 101 Comments

“Jo believed in a better world and she fought for it everyday of her life with an energy and a zest for life that would exhaust most people.”

Watch this Labour MP get kicked out of parliament for calling David Cameron 'dodgy Dave'
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Watch this Labour MP get kicked out of parliament for calling David Cameron 'dodgy Dave'

Apr 12th 2016, 3:06 PM 16,539 Views 26 Comments

Dennis Skinner refused to withdraw the remark.

The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard
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The €1.4 million painting being used as a noticeboard

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:11 PM 19,573 Views 17 Comments

The painting was once used to raise money for Nelson Mandela’s legal fees.

A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey
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A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey

Jul 21st 2015, 12:31 PM 19,352 Views 25 Comments

Rob Wilson has made 160 claims for under £1.

Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die
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Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die

Jul 7th 2015, 9:09 PM 24,591 Views 35 Comments

The claims have been made by English Labour MP Frank Field.

Potential MP describes how she survived after her mother went to jail for killing her partner
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Potential MP describes how she survived after her mother went to jail for killing her partner

Mar 10th 2015, 11:49 AM 10,002 Views 11 Comments

Naz Shah wrote an open letter this week, detailing her family’s experience with abandonment, abuse and even murder.

UKIP politician asks his Twitter followers to 'play Hello Kitty World' with him
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# Hello Kitty World

UKIP politician asks his Twitter followers to 'play Hello Kitty World' with him

Feb 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 1,442 Views 0 Comments

He blames his five-year-old daughter for the gaffe. A LIKELY STORY.

MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting
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MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting

Dec 8th 2014, 7:42 PM 9,039 Views 21 Comments

And there will be an investigation – but not against Nigel Mills.

Tory MP arrested over rape claim
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Tory MP arrested over rape claim

Dec 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 8,122 Views 0 Comments

48-year-old Mark Pritchard has been a Conservative MP since 2005.

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...
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# Can Cola Coalyer

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...

Nov 4th 2014, 4:57 PM 16,124 Views 75 Comments

… but only for today, and he wasn’t there.

Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it
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Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it

Oct 13th 2014, 10:11 PM 7,108 Views 45 Comments

Douglas Carswell defected from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and was re-elected in his old seat.

Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament
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Sex scandal MP to stand down from British Parliament

Oct 12th 2014, 8:06 AM 10,250 Views 23 Comments

Brooks Newmark sent an explicit photo of himself online to a male freelance reporter posing as a young female party activist.

He forgot to mention it in his speech ... but Ed Miliband insists the UK deficit is an "incredibly high" priority
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He forgot to mention it in his speech ... but Ed Miliband insists the UK deficit is an "incredibly high" priority

Sep 24th 2014, 2:20 PM 6,615 Views 22 Comments

It’s one of the “perils” of speaking directly, instead of reading the precise text of a long party conference address, the Labour leader insisted.

Man charged over "religiously aggravated" attack on MP Galloway
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Man charged over "religiously aggravated" attack on MP Galloway

Aug 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 12,055 Views 68 Comments

The Respect Party MP for Bradford West suffered bruising to the face and possibly a broken rib in the attack.

O’Leary says sorry for “making love to the Queen” joke
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O’Leary says sorry for “making love to the Queen” joke

Mar 31st 2014, 11:22 PM 47,288 Views 81 Comments

“It’s always hard to judge the room”. He told the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax
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Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax

May 16th 2013, 12:58 PM 13,132 Views 59 Comments

MPs suggested that more sales activities are taking place in the UK than the company is willing to admit to.

British MP arrested again after late-night incident at House of Commons bar
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British MP arrested again after late-night incident at House of Commons bar

Mar 15th 2013, 7:48 AM 9,590 Views 31 Comments

Eric Joyce, who previously admitted headbutting a Tory MP in a House of Commons bar last year, was arrested last night after an incident at a parliamentary bar.

MP condemns those who "want Derry to be a theatre for destruction"
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MP condemns those who "want Derry to be a theatre for destruction"

Mar 4th 2013, 3:44 PM 4,322 Views 13 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland found a suspicious object after intercepting a van in Derry last night.

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP
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Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

Dec 31st 2012, 10:00 AM 14,877 Views 87 Comments

McGuinness said his move follows his party’s plans to phase out double-jobbing.

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago
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Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago

Dec 30th 2012, 9:25 AM 7,422 Views 13 Comments

In 1912, the suffragettes were engaged in an increasingly confrontational campaign to secure voting rights for women which included bomb attacks and hunger strikes.

Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP
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Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP

Nov 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 7,107 Views 7 Comments

Manchester Police said that they are investigating any allegations that are said to have occurred from 1974 onwards.

Tory MP suspended over I’m a Celebrity appearance
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# Get Me Out Of Here

Tory MP suspended over I’m a Celebrity appearance

Nov 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 9,731 Views 15 Comments

Who else is going into the jungle?

Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter
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Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter

Jul 19th 2012, 2:22 PM 3,346 Views 0 Comments

A Sun journalist was arrested in a dawn raid in London this morning.

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