Houses of Parliament repairs could cost £7.1bn

Restoration work on the Houses of Parliament could cost as much as 5.7 billion pounds – and take 32 years to complete. However, the hefty pricetag could drop to 3.5 billion pounds if MPs and peers are moved out of the building. The 150 year old Grade one listed property Continue Reading

Chinese President Xi Jingping meets Queen on UK visit

Chinese President Xi Jingping has begun his four-day state visit to Britain. Mr Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were officially welcomed this afternoon by the Queen and Prime Minister during a ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in London. Her Majesty and Mr Xi travelled together in a procession along Continue Reading