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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - House Of Commons
One of Britain’s leading Conservative Party politicians, Nigel Evans, resigned as deputy speaker of the House of Commons on Tuesday evening over charges of sexual offenses against seven men.
Nearly 300,000 attempts were made to access pornography from computers within the British Parliament over the past year, Sky News reported.
British Prime Minister David Cameron lost a vote endorsing military action against Syria by 13 votes Thursday, a stunning defeat for a government which had been poised to join the U.S. in strikes to punish Bashar Assad's regime for an alleged chemical weapons attack this month.
Looking to assure the public that military action against Syria would be different from the nation's involvement in the Iraq war, British Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons that it is clear the situations are different because President Obama supports military action against Syria.
Gay marriage became legal Wednesday in England and Wales after Queen Elizabeth signed a bill approved earlier this week by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Britain's gay-marriage bill cleared its last major hurdle Monday, passing in the House of Lords and prompting celebrations from campaigners outside Parliament.
Read enough copies of The National Review, The Weekly Standard or any other conservative publication and it is clear that Edmund Burke is some kind of lodestar for modern conservatism. But who was he, and what did he stand for?
The life of the woman born Nancy Langhorne in Virginia in 1879 and died as Viscountess Astor in England in 1964 is the stuff of a glitzy romance novel of the kind made famous by Judith Krantz. Rich, spirited, Southern belle marries polo-playing Yankee socialite and soon leaves him after finding him a drunken brute.
Squishy Republicans are the first to insist the party must move leftward any time an election doesn't go their way. Squish is a hard sell in other places, too, as British Prime Minister David Cameron is learning.
Margaret Thatcher is getting her revenge on the Nancy men who mocked her in life, and who continue to throw rocks at her in death. Her reputation as "the Iron Lady" who towered over a plastic age is secure, and she's getting a funeral that her girlhood idol Winston Churchill got before her.
British lawmakers returned early from an Easter recess Wednesday to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, as preparations got underway for a funeral filled with military ceremony — and security headaches.
Love her or loathe her, one thing's beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said that the former prime minister had died Monday morning of a stroke. She was 87 years old.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who transformed Britain in the 1980s with a core of conservative convictions and history's most formidable handbag, died Monday of a stroke. She was 87 years old.
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was famous for her uncompromising political style and unapologetic embrace of bedrock British middle-class values. "The lady's not for turning," she once famously remarked in a political debate.
Margaret Thatcher captured Americans’ hearts and minds in a way few other foreign leaders have done, and much of that was because of the symbiotic relationship she had with President Reagan — a relationship that in many ways mirrored the storied “special” friendship between the two countries.