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# house-of-commons - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cameron: "The fightback has well and truly begun"

Speaking in the Commons today, the British prime minister said the army would not be drafted in to help deal with unrest, but said police would be given extra powers.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge 'Smackdown sister': Chinese bloggers hail Murdoch's wife as role model Piegate

'Smackdown sister': Chinese bloggers hail Murdoch's wife as role model

Wendi Deng’s slapping assault on her husband’s foam pie attacker has turned her into a sensation in her native country.

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?

Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?

'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack

A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.

# house-of-commons - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee

The former chief executive of News International appears before the UK Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on the phone-hacking scandal in the News of the World.

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WATCH: Rupert Murdoch pied by protester whilst giving evidence to MPs

Murdoch has been giving evidence in the phone hacking scandal.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock.

Murdochs and Brooks to face questions over hacking scandal

There have been a number of other developments in the story over the past 24 hours.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions

The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.

# house-of-commons - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Expenses watchdog apologises to Down MP over mistaken 1p expenses claim

Lady Sylvia Hermon bore public ire over claiming expenses for a 1p phone bill – the result of a clerical error.

# house-of-commons - Friday 17 June, 2011

From The42 Lord Ferguson of Old Trafford? MPs lobby to make United boss a Lord Political Football

Lord Ferguson of Old Trafford? MPs lobby to make United boss a Lord

Two Labour MPs from Manchester are looking for House of Commons support to get Fergie into the House of Lords.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 9 June, 2011

By-election being held to fill Gerry Adams' Westminster seat

The Sinn Féin president resigned the seat earlier this year in order to run for the Dáil where he now sits as a TD for Louth.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 28 April, 2011

UK revokes wedding invite for Syria envoy, arrests 20 on suspicion of disruption plot

The Syrian ambassador has had his wedding invitation revoked – while police conduct a “pre-emptive” dawn raid in London, arresting 20 people.

# house-of-commons - Monday 28 March, 2011

Westminster gives politicians all-clear to tweet from Commons

Members of the British parliament will now be allowed to tweet in the chamber – but what are the rules for Ireland’s TDs?

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

In numbers: George Osborne's new UK budget

The UK’s coalition government introduces its second budget. Here’s our condensed guide to what’s in it.

UK Budget cuts corporation tax in bid to boost growth

George Osborne’s second budget centres around a 5 per cent cut in corporation tax, with Britain “open for business”.

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams

David Cameron’s private secretary apologises to the Sinn Féin president after the PM says Adams has taken a job under the Crown.

# house-of-commons - Thursday 18 November, 2010

Cameron refuses to rule out helping Irish bailout

Ireland “is one of our largest export markets”, says the UK prime minister – “We have got an interest.”

# house-of-commons - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Battle lines drawn as Europe insists Ireland's banking sector needs its help

As finance ministers meet, Olli Rehn says there’s liquidity crisis in the banks – contradicting Brian Lenihan.

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