• EU Parliament docked Nigel Farage 2,980 euros for saying European Council president has "the charisma of a damp rag." 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 11:30 AM EST
  • Shops must keep cigarettes in unmarked cabinets or special vending machines with no visible logos. Customers wishing to buy tobacco must actively ask merchants for it.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 8:30 AM EST
  • The 315-foot (96-meter)-high clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell is framed by a tree on Parliament Square opposite the Palace of Westminster, London, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.

    House of Commons lawmaker John Thurso told colleagues officials are considering how best to handle badly needed improvements at the Palace of Westminster.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 5:00 AM EST