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Man arrested on charge of sleeping overnight on top of Britain’s Parliament

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A 23-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning in the wake of spending around eight hours on the top of Britain’s Parliament building, media reported.

Media reports said the man appeared at around 9 p.m. on Saturday. The police officers, mediators and fire police were called at the scene after 15 minutes, according to Xinhua news agency.

The man, wearing a grey top and black trousers, was pacing here and there between buttresses on the edge of the roof. He was arrested at 5 a.m. on Sunday, and was taken to a central London police headquarters.

Police arrested the man on suspicion of criminal damage and trespassing. As such, the reason with reference to why he stayed on the top was not known, Scotland Yard said.

Some media reports said the roof of the parliament building has been targeted by campaign groups who oppose an airport construction project at the Heathrow airport.

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team

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KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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