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# houses-of-parliament - Friday 2 August, 2019

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs
# Voicemails
# Voicemails

Brexit supporter jailed for death threats and abusive calls to 'anti-Brexit' MPs

Aug 2nd 2019, 11:59 PM 14,486 Views 36 Comments

The man has been jailed for 18 weeks.

# houses-of-parliament - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster
# London
# London

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

Aug 14th 2018, 4:53 PM 25,989 Views 48 Comments

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

# houses-of-parliament - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack
# Email Hack
# Email Hack

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

Jun 24th 2017, 4:45 PM 13,956 Views 8 Comments

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

# houses-of-parliament - Thursday 23 March, 2017

British parliament attack: The victims
# Keith Palmer
# Keith Palmer

British parliament attack: The victims

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 24,243 Views 22 Comments

The three victims are unarmed police officer Keith Palmer, mother-of-two Aysha Frade, and American tourist Kurt Cochran.

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:35 PM 39,145 Views 85 Comments

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

# houses-of-parliament - Thursday 13 November, 2014

This wasn't the first time a TD refused to leave the Dáil...
# Mean Girls Of Leinster House
# Mean Girls Of Leinster House

This wasn't the first time a TD refused to leave the Dáil...

Nov 13th 2014, 10:46 PM 29,304 Views 45 Comments

Can you guess which current TD refused to leave the chamber back in 1999?

# houses-of-parliament - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London
# Past
# Past

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London

Jun 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,575 Views 176 Comments

During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.

# houses-of-parliament - Friday 14 March, 2014

How Tony Benn erected a secret plaque in a Westminster broom cupboard
# RIP
# RIP

How Tony Benn erected a secret plaque in a Westminster broom cupboard

Mar 14th 2014, 9:59 AM 20,005 Views 42 Comments

The veteran Labour MP screwed the plaque to the wall himself to honour a suffragette who died in 1913.

# houses-of-parliament - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Over 300,000 attempts to access porn in the British parliament
# Parliamentary Porn
# Parliamentary Porn

Over 300,000 attempts to access porn in the British parliament

Sep 4th 2013, 8:59 AM 8,360 Views 39 Comments

Figures obtained by the Huffington Post show that there were thousands of requests for pornographich websites in the Houses of Parliament in the last year.

# houses-of-parliament - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth
# BONG
# BONG

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

Jun 26th 2012, 7:48 PM 10,233 Views 47 Comments

The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.