British Parliament

Type: Organization
Name: British Parliament
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

UK Parliament Transport Committee Publishes Offshore Helo Safety Report

Calls For Full Public Inquiry Into OperationsThe Transport Committee of the UK Parliament is calling for a full, independent, public inquiry to address whether commercial pressure from oil and gas companies affects the safety of offshore helicopter operations. ... [Published Aero-News Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Addresses UK Parliament, Announcing Enhanced Counter-Terror Efforts

Share this article with a friendSpecial to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam NewsOn July 2, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s coordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, addressed the Parliament of the United Kingdom on the recently ... [Published Black Voice News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Twitter Accounts Announce Wikipedia Edits By Government Officials

While the ability of anyone to edit Wikipedia has been a strength for the site, it also opens the door for abuse. With this in mind, a group of Twitter accounts have taken up the task of tracking edits made from government IP addresses.The trend began ... [Published Daily Caller - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

SMITH: Remembering those who declared independence

Independence Day is marked with fireworks, barbecue and family gatherings. More often than not we forget about the significance of the day and the brave Americans who put their lives on the line to establish our nation.Fifty six men signed the Declaration ... [Published LeaderJournal.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

UK IP adviser to retire

A member of the UK Parliament (MP) who serves as an IP adviser to the Prime Minister (PM) has announced he will not stand for re-election next year.Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove and Portslade who took office in 2010, has told PM David Cameron he does not ... [Published World Intellectual Property Review - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

UK expresses concern over press freedom

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Jul 11 (PTI) The UK has expressed serious concern over declining press freedom in Hong Kong, a former British colony now under China, prompting a sharp response from Beijing.An half-yearly report, presented by British Foreign ... [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

ASAN successes acknowledged in UK Parliament

The benefits of the innovative Azerbaijani Service and Assessment Network (ASAN) of public services provision have been highlighted in a series of meetings with decision-makers in London. The meeting were organised by The European Azerbaijan Society. ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 4 reports

UK Govt rushes to reinstate telco data retention

All internet providers and telcos operating in Britain will be forced to store information on their customers' activities for twelve months at a time, under a proposed new law that is being backed by all major parties in the UK Parliament.The Data Retention ... [Published IT News Australia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

UK parliament rush to pass laws allowing authorities access to phone and internet records

Related Story: Coulson sentenced to 18 months over phone hackingThe UK government is rushing emergency laws through parliament to ensure police and security services continue to have access to phone and internet records.The move follows a court decision ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Data on military cooperation with US 'accidentally destroyed' in UK

The information concerns a clandestine prison for foreign citizens suspected of involvement in terrorist organizations, located on the British island of Diego Garcia , as well as the US military airbase. This data, as US media had earlier reported, were ... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

UK parliament hears first details of snooping bill from Teresa May

Security by Jimmy Nicholls |10 July 2014 Not since press regulation charter has a coalition scheme been so well received.The UK Government is set to rush through emergency snooping legislation before the summer recess, strengthening the police's ability ... [Published Computer Business Review - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

NA SPEAKER STRESSES FOR COLLABORATION BETWEEN PAKISTANI AND BRITISH PARLIAMENT

Home » Islamabad By PPI NewsIslamabad: Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has stressed for exploring possibilities of joint collaboration between the National Assembly and House of Commons in Legislative Drafting, Rules of Business and other ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Jul 10 2014]

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"The CAA will ensure that safety improvements to UK offshore helicopter operations continue to be implemented as a priority."
Reacting sharply to the UK's report, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Qin Gang said: "I would like to reiterate that the Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China."
Mr Cameron said: "We face real and credible threats to our security from serious and organised crime, from the activity of paedophiles, from the collapse of Syria, the growth of ISIS in Iraq and Al-Shabab in East Africa."
"It is vital that wholesale financial markets are efficient, fair and competitive. We are publishing this call for input... to seek views and evidence from stakeholders on areas where they think competition may not be working effectively" says Christopher Woolard, director of policy, risk and research at the FCA in London

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Commentary: Don't mess with history - Part 3 [Published Caribbean News Now! - 22 hours ago]
Nigeria’s Finance Minister Addresses UK Parliam... [Published Black Voice News - Jul 11 2014]
New Twitter Accounts Announce Wikipedia Edits B... [Published Daily Caller - Jul 11 2014]
SMITH: Remembering those who declared independence [Published LeaderJournal.com - Jul 11 2014]
UK IP adviser to retire [Published World Intellectual Property Review - Jul 11 2014]
@Congressedits tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 11 2014]
Meet the sceptics: why science can’t compete wi... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 11 2014]
UK expresses concern over press freedom in Hong... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 11 2014]
UK expresses concern over press freedom [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 11 2014]
Daily roundup: Child abuse, mental health beds ... [Published Children & Young People Now - Jul 11 2014]
Do Fixed Term Parliaments fix anything? [Published Hansard Society - Jul 11 2014]
Twitter, Civil Rights, Taiwan, More: Morning Bu... [Published ResearchBuzz - Jul 11 2014]
Cross-party agreement on emergency security leg... [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Jul 11 2014]
MPs slam UK government’s handling of Royal Mail... [Published Post & Parcel - Jul 11 2014]
Clipped wings: Vulture funds and issues surroun... [Published Lawyer 2B - Jul 11 2014]
UK to rush through "emergency" phone and intern... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Jul 11 2014]
FCA seeks input on wholesale financial markets ... [Published FX Week - Jul 11 2014]
Reps urge U.K. to repatriate stolen artefacts [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jul 11 2014]
Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 11 2014]
UK parliament rush to pass laws allowing author... [Published ABC Online - Jul 11 2014]
Data on military cooperation with US 'accidenta... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 10 2014]
Sri Lanka: Several International Dignitaries Jo... [Published Ein News - Jul 10 2014]
UK Govt rushes to reinstate telco data retention [Published IT News Australia - Jul 10 2014]
#ThrowbackThursday: the War of Jenkins' Ear [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 10 2014]
Well begun but Arun Jaitley has many more miles... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 10 2014]
Export controls in UK offshore centers [Published Lexology - Jul 10 2014]
This Sceptered Isle – Part CCXLIX [Published InsureBlog - Jul 10 2014]
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@Congressedits tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 11 2014]
The @congressedits Twitter feed. Ed Summers, an IT specialist at the Library of Congress and an open source Web developer, recently saw a friend tweet  about Parliament WikiEdits, a UK Twitter “bot” that watched for anonymous Wikipedia edits coming from ...
This Sceptered Isle – Part CCXLIX [Published InsureBlog - Jul 10 2014]
A leading Dutch supporter of euthanasia has changed his mind, and speaks out against it, on the occasion of a similar law now being proposed in the British Parliament.  “ Don’t make our mistake .”InsureBlog has commented previously on this issue here ...
The ghosts of Hampden,Pym and Eliot should haun... [Published John Redwood MP - Jul 10 2014]
  Members of Parliament are heirs to a great tradition. Some of our predecessors took great personal risks to defend  and extend the liberties of Englishmen and women. They fought to prevent the executive government, the Crown, exercising too much arbitrary ...
Vatican Hires British Politician to Overhaul Me... [Published TIME.com - Jul 09 2014]
Veteran British politician Chris Patten has been tapped to bring the Vatican’s media strategy into the 21st century. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s prefect for the secretariat of the economy, announced the appointment of Patten at a press conference ...
Vatican Hires British Politician to Overhaul Me... [Published The China Blog - Jul 09 2014]
Veteran British politician Chris Patten has been tapped to bring the Vatican’s media strategy into the 21st century. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s prefect for the secretariat of the economy, announced the appointment of Patten at a press conference ...
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An economy fit for a Queen? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 04 2014]
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