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Big Ben's bongs to fall silent next Monday for four years



News August 14, 2017


The bongs of the iconic bell will be stopped to protect workers during a four-year, £29m-conservation project that includes repair of Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and its bell.The familiar bongs will fall silent ...

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London Garden Bridge project scrapped



News August 14, 2017


Organisers said in a statement that they had "no choice" but to kill off the initiative because of London mayor Sadiq Khan's "lack of support".The bridge, which was forecast to cost up to £200m, was backed by former mayor Boris J...

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David Davis ribs Theresa May in surprise 'Alex Salmond Unleashed' Edinburgh appearance



News August 14, 2017


He poked fun at Brexit, Theresa May's sense of humour and running to be prime minister at the 30-minute event on Sunday.Mr Davis admitted the set could "ruin my career" as he was introduced to a sell-out crowd watching Alex Salmon...

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When the PM's holiday is over will things get better?



News August 14, 2017


Add to that fights within the office while you've been away, and that you could lose your job at any time.I'm sure Theresa May will be delighted to be back behind her desk in No 10 later this week.Aside from her three-week walking...

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Brexit tension brewing over Irish border plans



News August 13, 2017


Ireland's Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, had urged Theresa May to remain in the customs union to avoid border checks.But cabinet ministers Philip Hammond and Liam Fox have clearly indicated the UK's intention to ignore that plea.Th...

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