An alleged terrorist accused of trying to kill police officers and cyclists outside the Houses of Parliament has told jurors he “panicked” after he got “lost in London”.
A probe into sexual intimidation and harassment at Westminster has found that MPs’ staff face an “unacceptable risk” of abuse.
MPs’ staff face an “unacceptable risk” of bullying and harassment – including sexual harassment – a new independent report into the treatment of staff at Westminster has found.
Parliament must get its “own House in order” if it wants to take a lead on tackling workplace maternity discrimination, Lib Dem leadership hopeful Jo Swinson has said.
The House of Commons exchanged Brexit debate for classical music when an MP, a TV presenter and two parliamentary staffers performed as a string quartet inside the famous chamber.
Embarking on the second day of his state visit to the UK, US President Donald Trump met with Prime Minister Theresa May for talks and a joint press conference.
More than 23 hours of sitting time in the House of Commons has been left unused since the EU warned Britain not to waste time to resolve Brexit.
As the Scottish Parliament marks its 20th year, the Press Association looks at 10 key pieces of legislation that MSPs have passed.
The Afghan president has inaugurated the country’s new parliament, six months since elections were held and following long delays, unresolved disputes and political bickering.
Aberdeen MP Ross Thomson is facing fresh claims of misconduct, it was revealed today.
Amazon is not dominant, a senior executive for the company told a Lords select committee on Tuesday, despite it recently overtaking Microsoft as the most valuable US firm.
There are fears for the future of BBC Parliament and its ageing audience as the broadcaster braces to make further savings.
A north-east MSP has paid tribute to those who have served in the armed forces.
A group of MPs have launched an inquiry into how to tackle the potential negative effects of social media on the mental health of young people.
A group of Aberdeen primary school pupils have dropped in on a North-east MP to make their case against plastic straws.
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen has said he would “absolutely” take a pay cut if it meant being paid the same as a female actress, as he attended a gender equality march.
Bosses at collapsed construction giant Carillion are to be questioned by MPs next month.
The Scottish Parliament is to hear about issues over confidence in controversial Super Puma helicopters – branded by one union chief as a “flying coffin”.
The Queen has officially opened the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament with an array of poetry, music and a traditional parade.
Proud relatives came to watch North-east MSPs being sworn in at the Scottish Parliament.
The SNP held on to its seat in Angus North and Mearns - but its majority was cut by more than 20%.
MPs are to debate calls for US presidential hopeful Donald Trump to be banned from Britain after his controversial comments about Muslims.
A ceremonial procession of the Speaker into the chamber marked the start of the newly-elected MPs being sworn in today.
NEWLY elected North-east MPs have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne calling for the rapid implementation of the City Region Deal.