Parliament

WATCH: Parliamentary Pancake Race

Today marks Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. The day lands just before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off Lent.

Royal Roundup: Queen Delivers Address to Parliament; Windsor Pageant Kicks Off Jubilee

Amid pomp and ceremony, Queen Elizabeth traveled to Westminster on Wednesday to deliver her annual speech to Parliament outlining the government’s plans for the upcoming year.

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Speech

It’s perhaps not a particularly surprising piece of news that the Queen, in a pageant-laden speech to both houses of Parliament, pledged to “rededicate” herself to serving her country and her people. After all, public service is ...

Infamous British Political Scandals: Expenses and the ‘Rotten Parliament’

 

With tonight’s final episode of State of Play (10p/9c), we also offer our final installment of Infamous British Political Scandals. For now, anyway.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Says, ‘England is Awesome!’

The News International phone hacking scandal has offered a parade of villains: unscrupulous journalists, spineless editors, sleazy private eyes, and corrupt law enforcement officials.