Incident in Westminster sees four killed and 40 injured

Incident in Westminster sees four killed and 40 injured

A policeman was been stabbed and later died from his injuries in the entrance to the Houses of Parliament, during a House of Commons debate on the Scottish referendum, following an incident on Westminster Bridge with 29 injured and two killed by the attacker in a large car. Twitter reports of...

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Houses of Parliament unveil new 360° virtual reality tour

Houses of Parliament unveil new 360° virtual reality tour

The UK Parliament has launched a new 360° virtual reality tour of the historic interiors of the Palace of Westminster.  The new tour enables people to take a closer look at some of the most famous rooms in Parliament, including the medieval Westminster Hall and the iconic Commons and Lords debating Chambers. Other...

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Thousands Congregate for Corbyn Rally

A police estimate of up to 10,000 demonstrators, chanting ‘Jez we can’ and clasping signs reading ‘Corbyn In, Tories Out’, gathered in Parliament Square yesterday evening (27th June) to support Jeremy Corbyn in his position as Labour Party Leader. The event, organised by left wing, grass roots movement Momentum in...

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Sculpture celebrating women’s votes revealed in Parliament

Sculpture celebrating women’s votes revealed in Parliament

A new light sculpture celebrating the 150th anniversary of the campaign for female suffrage has been revealed in the Houses of Parliament.   The artwork which is called: New Dawn was designed by Parliament’s Artist-in-Residence for Women’s Suffrage, Mary Branson, and will be permanently located above the St. Stephen’s entrance....

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Staying Power at the Westminster Abbey Institute

The Staying Power lecture series has been hosted by the Westminster Abbey Institute throughout March, using speakers from around Parliament Square to attempt to “revitalise moral and spiritual values in public life.”   Taking inspiration from the Benedictine heritage of the Abbey, the theme of the lectures was the constant...

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Houses of Parliament announce extra tour dates in May and June

Following confirmation of the State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday 18 May and the EU referendum on Thursday 23 June, the Houses of Parliament has announced extra tour dates in May and June 2016. Tickets can now be booked for most weekdays between 27 May and 3 June as well...

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WATCH: behind the scenes at the Houses of Parliament

Take an audio or guided tour inside the Houses of Parliament and experience a unique combination of 1,000 years of history, modern day politics and stunning art and architecture.     For more information, including how to book tours, please visit www.parliament.uk/visiting

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Family audio tours and activities at the Houses of Parliament this summer

Family audio tours of the Houses of Parliament are a fun way of introducing children to both the fascinating history of this iconic building and to present day political life at Westminster. Younger visitors will enjoy the engaging commentary presented in the style of a ‘live’ news broadcast. During this...

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