Parliament security boosted ahead of Brexit vote

Image copyright PAImage caption Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick has faced calls to tighten security Security around Parliament is to be increased in the run-up to Brexit, amid concern about the harassment of MPs. The speakers of the Commons and Lords met Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick on Thursday, days after Tory MP Anna Soubry […]

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Funeral held for Paddy Ashdown

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Paddy Ashdown was knighted in 2000, and entered the House of Lords a year later as Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has been remembered at a private funeral in Somerset. Lord Ashdown died aged 77 in December after a short illness. He was diagnosed with bladder […]

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