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Defense Secretary Resigns Amid Allegations About Behaviour

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s defense minister resigned Wednesday after allegations emerged about inappropriate sexual behavior — the latest twist in a growing scandal over harassment and abuse in the country’s corridors of power. Michael Fallon said in a resignation letter

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Prime Minister Orders Probe into Harassment Claims Against Deputy

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday ordered an investigation into claims one of her senior deputies made inappropriate advances to a Conservative activist, as allegations spread of sexual harassment and abuse in British politics. Writer and

Big Ben

Big Ben Bongs for Last Time Until 2021

LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament’s Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021. After 12 deep bongs at noon Monday, the bell

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Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached

LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain’s House of Commons says the state opening of Parliament will take place on June 21. The announcement by Andrea Leadsom suggests that Prime Minister Theresa May and the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party

Brexit Bill

Britain’s Parliament Debates Brexit Bill Ahead of Vote

LONDON (AFP) – British MPs are expected Wednesday to approve the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union. The House of Commons will hold its first vote on

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Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Dies at 72

Bernie Worrell, the ingenious “Wizard of Woo” whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died.

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UK Defence Secretary Says Parliament’s Syria Vote Uncertain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is not certain to hold a parliamentary vote on taking military action against Islamic State forces in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, as it would become “difficult” if opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn orders his MPs