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Dec 10 09:11

'The mayor of DENIAL' Sadiq Khan spends £42k on Brexit impact report by REMAINER-led group

SADIQ Khan has been slammed after hiring a group headed by a staunch Remainer to write reports about the potential impacts of leaving the EU.

Dec 10 09:10

PETER HITCHENS: How do we save British politics? Make MPs get the bus to work

How clever of the Defence Ministry to tell Chancellor Philip Hammond to pay his overdue bills if he wants to carry on flying in RAF planes.

The only problem with the plan is that Mr Hammond will simply whisk the cash out of your pocket and mine, and carry on as before, sinking into the leather seats of Her Majesty’s executive jets and avoiding the normal horrors of travel.

I have never understood why politicians get these privileges. The excuse of ‘security’ is in reality very thin. The risk to them isn’t all that great. Most are so obscure that they could pass unrecognised in any high street.

Dec 10 09:09

Thousands of people are hit by Asbos for feeding birds, letting their dogs bark and failing to recycle properly

More and more householders are being hit with tough new-style Asbos for feeding birds, failing to recycle properly or letting their dogs bark.
New research has found that town halls handed out more than 4,000 of the controversial orders, known as Community Protection Notices (CPNs), last year.

They can be issued to anyone deemed to be causing a nuisance to their neighbours, with the threat of a criminal record and a fine of up to £2,500 for those judged not to have improved their behaviour.

Dec 10 09:09

SIMON WALTERS: Outsider Gavin Williamson is a man in a hurry and has his sights zeroed in on Number 10

Just a month ago the idea of Gavin Williamson succeeding Theresa May if, as many expect, she stands down as Prime Minister after Britain leaves the EU in March 2019, would have been dismissed as a joke.

Few had heard of him until he replaced Defence Secretary Michael Fallon who was forced to resign last month over sexual harassment claims.

But the moment Williamson got his feet under his MoD desk he launched a one-man publicity blitz: he picked a public fight with Chancellor Philip Hammond over defence cuts, saved two military dogs from being put down and last week said all Britons who had fought for ISIS should be killed.

Dec 10 09:08

Cabinet big-hitters back PM's EU deal as a step towards a soft Brexit... as rival Gove camp push May in relentless drive towards harder terms

Michael Gove was last night accused of undermining Theresa May and promoting himself as her successor by saying voters could use the next Election to rip up her EU deal.

The Environment Secretary, who led the Brexit campaign with Boris Johnson, said that after a two-year ‘transition’ when the UK leaves the EU in 2019, it would have ‘full freedom to diverge from EU law on the single market and customs union’.

If the public thought the Government was being too timid, an Election could force a more radical split and ‘divergence’ from Brussels, he argued.

Dec 10 08:58

Prince Charles: “Let’s remember Muhammad on Christmas”

Is Prince Charles willfully blind? Or evil?

While speaking on the British radio show “Thought for the Day,” the future King of Britain, Prince Charles, said that Christians should be more mindful of Islam and Muhammad during the holidays.

Christians are quite mindful of Muhammad and Islam during the Christmas season. Tis the season of jihad, rivaled only by Ramadan in the spike in Islamic terror attacks. Yes, Prince Charles, Christians remember Muhammad while their churches are burned, their children kidnapped and forcibly converted and their villages burned — all in the cause of Allah.

Dec 09 13:22

Jerusalem’s fate – Grant F Smith

Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem signals Washington now deems this to be Israel’s capital.

How this is in America’s interest is difficult to fathom.

The law of unintended consequences is surely in play.

Dec 09 09:10

Thousands protest in Britain against Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

Thousands of people took the streets of Britain yesterday in protest against the decision by Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Demonstrations were held in at least 10 cities, including London, Manchester and Birmingham.

Organised by the Palestinian Forum of Britain and other major civil society groups, those taking part defied the bitterly cold weather to show their solidarity with Palestine. In London, protesters gathered in front of the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square.

“The recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of an oppressive entity is a violation of every legal norm,” insisted the chair of the Forum, Hafez Al-Karmi. “If international laws and conventions are neither respected nor followed, we should not be surprised if there is chaos in the world.” We are prepared to stand together against the terrorists of Daesh, he asked, so who will stand and fight the terror adopted by Trump and Netanyahu today?

Dec 08 08:44

Jacob Rees-Mogg tops next Tory leader poll with LANDSLIDE as embattled May falls behind

The backbencher was one of six politicians featured in a Facebook poll, which asked Express.co.uk readers who they want as the next Tory leader.

Alongside the Mogg and Mrs May was Brexit champion David Davis, foreign secretary Boris Johnson, former leadership contender Andrea Leadsom and Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.

But despite the stiff competition, Mr Rees-Mogg cleaned up across the board as he secured a whopping 2,706 votes from 3,890 responses when the poll ended.

The Prime Minister was left red faced after she secured just 666 votes.

Dec 07 16:29

‘Ignorant’ Chancellor Philip Hammond Says Disabled Workers May Be Hitting Britain’s Productivity

Philip Hammond’s suggestion that disabled people could be responsible for the UK’s sluggish productivity is “extraordinarily ignorant,” a leading campaign group has said. The chancellor has been accused of “disgusting scapegoating.”

Hammond insinuated that “increasing participation” in the workforce of disabled people may have “had an impact on overall productivity measures.”

Dec 07 13:35

2,500 Outlets To Get Seal Of Approval From UK Watchdog Despite Cases Of Retraction

An independent UK press watchdog is encouraging 2500 newspapers and websites in the country to display a new logo it’s designed.

Dec 07 12:57

Flynn Case Highlights Deep Political Corruption of US Security Services

Both phone calls took place after the American election. Neither had anything to do with possible collusion regarding the election.

The Flynn case is also a prime example of how the American security services have been politically corrupted, but it is unlikely that Mueller will have any interest in that aspect of the case as the investigation itself has become little more than a political witch hunt in which the Washington-New York Establishment is seeking to explain why its candidate lost in November.

Dec 07 08:07

Rees-Mogg takes SAVAGE swipe at Hammond over claim Britain will CAVE to EU demands

Jacob Rees-Mogg said it would be ‘unwise’ for the UK to spend £40 billion on a Brexit bill if a trade deal has not been agreed.

Chancellor Philip Hammond claimed in a hearing of the Commons Treasury Committee on Wednesday that the £45 million Brexit divorce bill would still be paid even if no EU trade deal is struck.

Speaking to the BBC, the Tory MP said: “I hope that it turns out that the Chancellor has misspoken.

“That it would be unwise of us to spend 40 billion pounds, 40 billion pounds that we have no legal obligation to spend without getting a trade deal at the end of it.”

Dec 07 08:06

Brexit 'SAPPING demand for German cars with number of exports PLUMMETING'

Matthias Wissmann of the German Federation of the Automobile Industry, said: "Brexit and the related lower demand in Britain caused by exchange rates has contributed to a 2.0-per cent fall in car exports, to 4.3 million vehicles.”

The UK is is the biggest export market by unit sales and the second-biggest in cash value.

German carmakers have around 20 per cent of global car market share this year with 16.4 million vehicles sold and produced around half of all new cars registered in Europe.

German carmakers have around 20 percent of global car market share this year with 16.4 million vehicles sold and produced around half of all new cars registered in Europe.

Dec 07 07:49

'Biggest LIARS in political history' British MEP in stunning attack on Labour over Brexit

Ukip MEP Patrick O’Flynn said any backtracking by the Labour party on border control or quitting the single market went against the British people.

Labour has been accused of yet another backtrack after shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer urged the Government to put access to the Customs Union and Single Market “back on the table”, even though Jeremy Corbyn previously ruled it out.

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mr O’Flynn told Labour MP Ben Bradshaw that Labour was “playing with fire”.

He said: “If Labour aren’t very careful, they’re going to become known as the biggest bunch of liars in political history.

Dec 07 07:48

'I hate Brexit from every angle' Dutch PM's fury over Britain's decision to leave EU

BREXIT will have a "big" impact on the economies of European Union member states but will have an "infinitely bigger" effect on the United Kingdom, Dutch PM Mark Rutte has warned as he vented his fury over the decision to leave the bloc.

Dec 07 07:48

Juncker 'worried' Theresa May could be OUSTED if she fails to break Brexit deadlock

The European Commission President is desperate to keep Theresa May in power amid fears that a leadership coup could disrupt the Brexit process and allow a more hardline Brexiteer taking over from her, it has been revealed.

It comes as the PM’s own MPs warned she could be overthrown “within weeks” if she does not return from Brussels next week with an agreement that trade talks can begin.

Speaking to the Telegraph, one EU official said: “Mr Juncker wants to support Mrs May to avoid the collapse of her Government. He is prepared to meet her at any time, including on days next week in the run up to the European summit.”

Dec 06 11:54

London Mayor Calls On UK To Apologize For Colonial Massacre That Killed Hundreds Of Sikhs

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the government to apologize for a colonial-era mass shooting against the Sikh community in India. Hundreds were killed by British soldiers in the 1919 atrocity.

Dec 06 08:43

FIFTH OF UK POPULATION NOW IN POVERTY AMID WORST DECLINE FOR CHILDREN AND PENSIONERS IN DECADES, MAJOR REPORT REVEALS

Britain’s record on tackling poverty has reached a turning point and is at risk of unravelling, following the first sustained rises in child and pensioner poverty for two decades, a major report has warned.

Nearly 400,000 more children and 300,000 more pensioners are now living in poverty than five years ago, during which time there have been continued increases in poverty across both age groups – prompting experts to warn that hard-fought progress towards tackling destitution is “in peril”.

The report, by the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), shows that a total of 14 million people in the UK currently live in poverty – more than one in five of the population. While poverty levels fell in the years to 2011-12, changes to welfare policy – especially since the 2015 Budget – have seen the numbers creep up again.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

How a country will be judged, through the lens of history, is in large part through how it treats its most vulnerable of its citizens, both its children, and its medically fragile elderly.

The UK is failing its most vulnerable citizens, and catastrophically, right now.

Dec 06 06:54

We're PREPARED! US Ambassador to UK reveals determination to make Brexit successful

THE US Ambassador to the UK has revealed his determination to make Brexit a success and is working hard to prepare for a trade deal to be signed as Britain quits the European Union.

Dec 06 06:27

Boris Johnson leads Cabinet rebellion against FEARS Theresa May wants a 'soft Brexit’

The Brexit architects expressed “genuine fear” that the Prime Minister was seeking regulatory alignment between the UK and Brussels after Britain leaves.

Fear of a soft Brexit plot to keep the UK shackled to Brussels emerged after details of the proposed future of Ireland’s border were leaked prompting a furious DUP into torpedoing the deal.

A Cabinet source told The Telegraph: “It seems that either Northern Ireland is splitting from the rest of the UK or we are headed for high alignment with the EU, which certainly hasn’t been agreed by Cabinet.

Dec 06 06:03

Has Russia-gate morphed into Israel-gate?

From ‘Russia-Gate’ to ‘Israel-Gate’ – Justin Raimondo

I feel obligated to repeat my admonition of the various Beltway careerists who light up the small firmament of anti-interventionism: why no defense of the White House on this vitally important issue?

Given the scope of a special counsel’s powers, and the wide berth he is given to pursue possible violations to the law far removed from his original mandate, perhaps we should have expected that some other foreign connection would come to light.

Dec 06 05:17

Rare Conversation with Jared Kushner, Saban Forum – 2017

A lot of countries in the Middle East want the same thing – economic progress, peace for their people.

Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser on Middle East peace, said Sunday that Israel needs to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians before it can form an alliance with the greater Arab world.

Dec 05 10:05

Poor state of arms: 1 in 5 British soldiers not combat-ready, French ships needed to fight

Thousands of British soldiers are unfit for battle because of medical conditions, and the Royal Navy may need French ships in order to fight, calling into question whether the UK’s military is able to defend Britain at all.

Up to 8,000 people are unable to be deployed to the frontline because of mental or physical conditions, lack of fitness or non-medical conditions. That is on top of 10,000 who are deemed medically fit, but are still short of being able to join all operations.

Dec 05 07:07

DUP scuppers Brexit plan for Northern Ireland - so now what? Everything you need to know about Theresa May's next moves

Theresa May has just days to salvage Brexit negotiations after a deal was vetoed by the very party she bribed with ­£1billion to prop up her weak Tory government.

The Prime Minister had to break off from final-round talks today as DUP leader Arlene Foster refused to back a solution to the Irish border question that would in effect separate Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK.

The dramatic last-minute intervention scuppered hopes of agreement with EU chiefs so trade talks could begin.

Now a new fix must be found to avoid the complete disaster of having no deal on Brexit at the European Council summit in Brussels next week.

Dec 05 07:05

Ireland ‘surprised and disappointed’ over failed EU, UK talks

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he was "surprised and disappointed" that the UK government could not reach a deal with the EU after Brexit talks on the Irish border fell short of an agreement in the EU de-facto capital Brussels.

Dec 04 18:34

Italy panic as Brexit will see €42 BILLION in funding to country disappear

ITALY could lose €42billion in European Union funding in the wake of Brexit as the UK is expected to leave a gaping black hole in the bloc’s budget.

The EU will deal with the Brexit budget deficit after 2020 with cuts to regions in Northern Italy that are currently dependent on EU funding.

The president of Tuscany has penned a panicked article as regions across the bloc grapple with a forthcoming €70billion budget deficit after Britain’s EU contributions stop.

Two alternate EU plans foretell very different futures – one says resources will be maintained at current levels while another predicts cuts of 15-30 per cent.

If the cuts are implemented, Tuscany stands to lose €1.5billion in the first EU budget after Britain quits the bloc.

Dec 04 08:07

UK government bans all Russian anti-virus software from Secret-rated systems

The United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre has effectively banned the use of Russian anti-virus products from government departments and revealed it is trying to “prevent the transfer of UK data to the Russian state” from Kaspersky Labs software.

Dec 04 07:55

UK foreign aid money 'diverted to extremists' in Syria

The government has suspended a foreign aid project after a BBC Panorama investigation found taxpayers' cash was being diverted to extremists in Syria.

Officers from a UK-backed police force in Syria have also been working with courts carrying out brutal sentences.

A UK government spokesman said it takes allegations of co-operation with terrorist groups "extremely seriously".

Adam Smith International, the British company running the project, said it strongly denies the allegations.

The Free Syrian Police (FSP) was set up following the uprising in Syria, to bring law and order to parts of the country that were controlled by opposition forces.

Dec 04 07:42

UK government warned over sharp rise in child and pensioner poverty

Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But plenty of money for the migrants, right?

Dec 04 06:58

Jacob Rees-Mogg skewers BBC host - Brexit Britain MUST leave the EU COMPLETELY in 2019

The Tory MP told Marr the UK should “implement” its withdrawal from the European Union from that date and not pretend it is still part of the Brussels bloc.

Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, the leading Brexiteer dismissed the term “transition period” as misleading and said it would delay Britain’s departure by two years.

Asked about a letter he signed to Theresa May calling for no money to be handed over to the EU until a free trade deal is agreed with the bloc, Jacob Rees-Mogg said it was important not to throw funds away.

The letter also states there should be no freedom of movement, no European Court of Justice jurisdiction, and the ability to sign free trade deals around the world from March 2019 when the Brexit “transition period” begins.

Dec 04 06:57

'NO DEAL' May in Brexit showdown as she faces down Tory EU revolt

THERESA May is facing a massive Tory backbench revolt if she gives any more concessions to the EU in the Brexit negotiations.

Dec 04 06:43

Tony Blair: 'It is Absolutely Necessary That Brexit Doesn't Happen'

Tony Blair believes that the British voters deserve a second referendum on EU withdrawal. In an interview with BBC Radio 4 the former British PM said that he is trying to reverse Brexit.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I think Phony Tony sees his own ass as sitting on the golden throne of Planet Earth some day!

Dec 03 08:10

Shock EIGHT-point lead for Labour: Corbyn stretches his lead over Tories to largest gap for five months, says only pollster to call the Election right

Jeremy Corbyn has stretched his lead over the Tories to eight points – the largest gap in any poll for five months.

The poll by Survation, which was the only company to accurately forecast June’s General Election result, puts Labour on 45 per cent, with the Conservatives trailing on 37 per cent.

The findings will be greeted with dismay inside No 10, which had taken heart from the fact that despite Theresa May’s multiplying political problems – her disastrous conference speech, the loss of Sir Michael Fallon from her Cabinet in the sex harassment furore and the pornography row hanging over First Secretary Damian Green – it had not fed through into a significant lead for Mr Corbyn.

Dec 02 17:50

New laws could see scientists face CRIMINAL charges for research fraud

SCIENTISTS who carry out fraudulent medical research would face criminal charges under new laws being considered by MPs.

The proposal is among a raft of measures to tackle drug company fraud being examined by a Commons committee.

Members have been told that misleading claims about the effectiveness of drugs have led to patients dying.

Whistleblowers have also received death threats. Norman Lamb, chairman of the Science and Technology Select Committee, has written to each UK university to ask them to ensure staff who expose misconduct are protected.

Dec 02 12:33

Furious EU could include ‘punishment clause’ in Brexit trade deal plot

THE European Union is looking to include a “punishment clause” in any future trade deal between the bloc and the UK which would allow Brussels to slap tariffs on British exports to the bloc.

Dec 01 20:26

WAR DOGS ON DEATH ROW

WAR DOGS ON DEATH ROW Veteran dogs which saved thousands of lives while on duty in Afghanistan both face being put down — because Top Brass claim they can’t be re-homed
Sign the change.org/saveveterandogs petition to save hero Belgian shepherds Kevin and Dazz from lethal injections in the coming days

Dec 01 11:03

Brexit bill FARCE: UK to give EU £450,000 for Brussels' CRACKDOWN on democracy

BRITAIN will be helping the European Union combat movements similar to Brexit if the Government agrees to part with Brussels’ extortionate divorce bill demands.

The EU already spends millions in an attempt to shut down the spread of anti-Brussels news and if Britain parts with the reported figure of £40 billion, a chunk of that will be used to defeat Euroscepticism, according to Ukip leader Henry Bolton.

Dec 01 10:48

British warship HMS Diamond back in Portsmouth after BREAKING DOWN in the Gulf

ONE of Britain’s most modern warships suffered the humiliation of limping back into port today after cutting short its tour of the Gulf due to technical problems.

The £1billion destroyer HMS Diamond returned from Portsmouth to get its propulsion system fixed after it broke down in the Gulf.

This means that all six of the Type 45 destroyer fleet are currently berthed in Portsmouth.

The Royal Navy now only has 19 destroyers and frigates which means nearly one in three of its surface fighting force is in dock.

Dec 01 10:00

Royal Bank of Scotland culls 1 in 4 branches, blames the interwebz

Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland Group is shutting 259 branches and slashing 680 jobs, blaming the shift to customers banking online.

The closures involve 62 RBS and 197 NatWest branches.

So next time the bank has an outage, customers living in areas where branches have shut will just have to resort to bartering.

Dec 01 09:14

Kate Middleton’s Uncle Sentenced For Punching Wife In The Face

The uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge has been sentenced for striking his wife with a “left hook” in the face during an argument. Gary Goldsmith was branded a “nasty drunk” by the court.

The 52-year-old pleaded guilty to one count of assault by beating. He was sentenced on Tuesday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court after he knocked Julie-Ann Goldsmith, 47, to the ground after she accused him of taking drugs during a drunken fight.

Nov 30 09:45

MORGAN STANLEY, WITH A LONG RAPSHEET FOR CORPORATE CRIMES, SAYS JEREMY CORBYN HOLDING THEM TO ACCOUNT WOULD HURT THEM WORSE THAN THE WORST BREXIT

Morgan Stanley is one of the world's largest banks, so naturally it has racked up a long list of frauds, crimes, and misdemeanors, which it has emerged from largely unscathed, thanks to the unwillingness of governments to tackle corporate crime, especially in the finance sector.

So it's not surprising that Morgan Stanley’s European equity team has issued a report warning that the returns to its shareholders will be hurt more by Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party taking office than it would suffer as a result of even the most catastrophic, bungled Brexit under the Tories (who never met a crooked banker they didn't love and solicit donations from).

It's a surprising and frank admission from the bank, that its profits rely more on friendly governments than they do on competent ones.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And yet with all their crimes, both in the US and UK, no banking executive ever goes to jail for the crimes they have committed.

What's wrong with this picture?!? EVERYTHING!!

Nov 30 07:06

Donald Trump attacks Theresa May over her criticism of his far-right retweets

In rare clash between allies, US president tells May to focus on terrorism rather than on him – but sends tweet to wrong person

Nov 29 15:44

And In Other Royal News… Kate Middleton’s Uncle Sentenced For Punching Wife In The Face

The uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge has been sentenced for striking his wife with a “left hook” in the face during an argument. Gary Goldsmith was branded a “nasty drunk” by the court.

The 52-year-old pleaded guilty to one count of assault by beating. He was sentenced on Tuesday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court after he knocked Julie-Ann Goldsmith, 47, to the ground after she accused him of taking drugs during a drunken fight.

Nov 29 13:11

MI5, Police Absolve Themselves Of Any Blame After Failing To Stop 4 Terrorist Attacks

Official reviews look set to clear MI5 and police of serious blunders that allowed terrorists to strike four times in Britain in the past year. The inquiries, however, were conducted by MI5 and the police, raising questions about their impartiality.

Nov 29 07:59

‘Brexit is the FAULT of Brussels!’ German MEP LASHES EU with epic tirade at Eurocrats

GERMAN MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel blamed Brussels for Brexit saying they changed the game after Britain joined the EU.

Nov 28 17:23

UK could pay £50bn Brexit divorce bill after bowing to EU pressure

The UK has bowed to EU demands on the Brexit divorce bill in a move that could result in the UK paying £50bn to Brussels, in an attempt to get France and Germany to agree to move negotiations to trade.

Non-stop behind-the-scenes negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much.

Nov 28 17:22

Bath University vice-Chancellor quits amid pay row – but she will enjoy 'golden handshake' of £265,000

The University of Bath’s vice-Chancellor is to quit amid a row over her salary – but she will enjoy a six month paid sabbatical first and a “golden handshake” of £265,000.

Nov 28 08:26

‘Draconian’ Education Act Would See Local Authorities Policing Homeschoolers

A proposed amendment to the UK’s Education Act would see local authorities “monitor” the “educational, physical, and emotional development” of children who are being taught at home, in plans deemed “draconian” by homeschooling parents.

Nov 27 19:35

MI5, Police Absolve Themselves Of Any Blame After Failing To Stop 4 Terrorist Attacks

Official reviews look set to clear MI5 and police of serious blunders that allowed terrorists to strike four times in Britain in the past year. The inquiries, however, were conducted by MI5 and the police, raising questions about their impartiality.

Nov 27 11:11

SAUDIS WOO TORY MPS WITH LAVISH DINNERS & HOTELS AS 20 MILLION YEMENIS STARVE

The Saudi blockade of Yemen has left 20 million people on the brink of starvation, but some UK parliamentarians prefer not to notice, instead filling up their bellies with the help of royal hospitality of Riyadh, measuring in tens of thousands of pounds.

According to the Middle East Eye, members of UK parliament have accepted some £94,189 ($126,939) worth of luxury hotel stays, lavish dinners, business class flights, donations and other forms of hospitality from the Saudi government this year alone.

So far this year, 13 Conservative MPs have accepted the royal welcome, as well as one Labour MP, who reportedly got a donation worth £6,722 ($8,964), from the Saudi Kingdom.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

-Proving again that American politicians aren't the only ones for sale, or who have had their conciences collective surgically removed!!

Nov 27 10:52

Backlash As Prince Harry Announces He Is About To Marry A TV Star

News that Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle will be tying the knot in spring 2018 hasn’t been greeted with universal joy from the wider public.

Nov 27 10:50

U.K. Begins Another Gun Surrender Initiative Amid Increase in Gun Crime

The United Kingdom's National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) is conducting a new gun surrender program from Nov. 13 to Nov. 26 after gun crime in England and Wales increased by more than a quarter in the past year.

The Office for National Statistics found a 27 percent increase in crimes involving firearms during its most recent review of crime data. Despite a near ban on the civilian ownership of handguns the review found crimes committed with handguns increased by 25 percent and accounted for the majority of gun crimes. The agency said the increases in 2016 were part of a multiyear trend.

"The latest rise continues an upward trend seen in firearms offences in the last few years, however, offences are still 31 percent below a decade ago," the most recent annual report from the agency said. "Over the last year, over two-thirds (32 of the 439) of police forces recorded a rise in offences involving firearms."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

To the knotheads in NABIS; the baddies will not surrender their guns, making the next rise in gun crime after this "surrender" a dead moral certainty!!

Nov 27 07:49

Time Prime Minister please: May could be banned from all her local pubs

Angry publicans in Theresa May’s constituency of Maidenhead, Berkshire are seeking to get the prime minister banned from all the pubs in the area. Their motivation is being upset by government cuts to policing services.

The pub landlords have banded together and are said to be furious about a £413 million cut to the police budget over the last 12 months, saying that the lack of funds puts their staff and customers in danger.

“This seems to be the only way she’ll get the message,” Maidenhead pub manager David Kimber told The Mirror, adding that there are “very few police officers here on a Friday or Saturday night.”

Nov 27 07:49

Saudis woo Tory MPs with lavish dinners & hotels as 20 million Yemenis starve

The Saudi blockade of Yemen has left 20 million people on the brink of starvation, but some UK parliamentarians prefer not to notice, instead filling up their bellies with the help of royal hospitality of Riyadh, measuring in tens of thousands of pounds.

According to the Middle East Eye, members of UK parliament have accepted some £94,189 ($126,939) worth of luxury hotel stays, lavish dinners, business class flights, donations and other forms of hospitality from the Saudi government this year alone.

So far this year, 13 Conservative MPs have accepted the royal welcome, as well as one Labour MP, who reportedly got a donation worth £6,722 ($8,964), from the Saudi Kingdom.

Nov 27 07:46

Energy bosses raking in MILLIONS as they raise UK families' bills and abuse their monopoly

ENERGY firms "abuse their monopolies", earn billions in profit and give their bosses £6million a year as they raise their bills for UK families.

Nov 27 07:46

Andrew Neil SAVAGES Germany as ‘worse than 1940s’ - and Remainers are furious

ANDREW Neil has sparked a Twitter storm with furious Remainers claiming Germany’s current political crisis was the worst the country has faced since the 1940s.

Nov 27 07:44

Verhofstadt holds UK to ransom with threats to frustrate negotiations over citizen rights

THE European Parliament's Brexit chief Guy Verhofstadt has insisted that diluting the right of migrants from the European Union in the UK should not be an option despite attempts to move the divorce talks along.

Nov 26 17:49

Saudis step up perks for British MPs to keep mum on Yemen: Report

Saudi Arabia has reportedly intensified lobbying efforts since the start of its deadly war on Yemen, with dozens of British lawmakers having accepted thousands of pounds in lavish perks in breach of the code of conduct.

British MPs have enjoyed over £130,000 in Saudi hospitality since March 2015, when the kingdom launched its military campaign on Yemen, the Middle East Eye (MEE) reported on Sunday.

Nov 26 06:27

Mistakenly Posted Photos Allegedly Expose UK Training Saudi Forces in Yemen War

According to The Daily Mail, the secret training program is allegedly aimed at teaching so-called "irregular warfare" combat skills to Saudi forces and involves some 50 UK military personnel.

The British military is training Saudi forces to fight in Yemen, where a conflict between the Riyadh-backed government and rebels has claimed over 12,000 lives, The Daily Mail reported Sunday.

The program, codenamed Operation Crossways, involves nearly 50 British military personnel from the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, according to the report. They are teaching "irregular warfare" techniques to officers from the Royal Saudi Land Forces Infantry Institute.
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The British military involvement is a "shameful complicity" in the suffering Yemenis are facing in the ongoing conflict, Tory lawmaker and former Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell told the newspaper.

"The UK has been shamefully complicit in Saudi’s role in Yemen," Mitchell said.

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Nov 25 09:01

Labour call for working-class people to retire earlier than middle-class workers

WORKING-CLASS people with physically demanding jobs should be able to retire earlier than middle-class professionals, a Labour frontbencher has suggested.

Nov 25 08:45

Church of England Tells Schools to Be ‘Sensitive’ to ‘Communities’ After Hijab Infant Sexualisation Scandal

The Church of England has responded to criticism of the sexualisation of infant students wearing the Islamic headscarf by encouraging its schools to continue setting “culturally and religiously sensitive” uniform policies.

Last week, it was reported that school inspectors will begin speaking to primary school girls wearing hijabs to ascertain why they are covering their hair, amidst concerns children as young as four are forced to cover by teachers and parents.

The Chief Inspector of Schools, Amanda Spielman, said the hijab “could be interpreted as sexualisation of young girls” and should be questioned, as it is not traditionally worn until puberty.

Nov 24 19:37

We were lied to! Secret document FCO 30/1048 kept truth about EU from British for 30 years

A SECRET document, which remained locked away for 30 years, advised the British Government to COVER-UP the realities of EU membership so that by the time the public realised what was happening it would be too late.

Almost all of the shocking predictions – from the loss of British sovereignty, to monetary union and the over-arching powers of European courts – have come true.

But damningly for Tory Prime Minister Edward Heath, and all those who kept quiet about the findings in the early 70s, the document, known as FCO30/1048, was locked away under Official Secrets Act rules for almost five decades.

The classified paper, dated April 1971, suggested the Government should keep the British public in the dark about what EEC membership means predicting that it would take 30 years for voters to realise what was happening by which time it would be too late to leave.

Nov 24 19:32

Foreign aid: This is how much Britain forked out last year - including £463m to Pakistan

BRITAIN gifted Pakistan £463million in foreign aid last year, equal to £1.2 million a day, new figures show.

The country is now the biggest recipient of UK handouts despite having its own space and nuclear weapons programmes.

Official documents also reveal Syria received £352 million, Ethiopia got £334 million, Nigeria was given £230 million and Afghanistan £235 million in 2016.

The spending scandals are revealed just days after Chancellor Philip Hammond made no moves to adjust Britain’s Official Development Assistance [ODA] commitment in his Budget.

It means the UK will continue to spend 0.7 per cent of its income on foreign aid, despite cash-starved frontline services like the NHS begging for more money.

Nov 24 09:36

Israel’s Military Detention of Palestinian Children. Motion against Israel in Britain’s Parliament

Half a dozen British parliamentarians have launched a parliamentary Early Day Motion (EDM) condemning the military detention of Palestinian children at the hands of Israeli authorities.

The primary sponsor of the EDM, officially tabled on Monday, is Labour MP Richard Burden, joined by five co-sponsors: Labour’s Lisa Nandy, Andy Slaughter, and Grahame Morris, along with the Liberal Democrats’ Alistair Carmichael, and SNP MP Tommy Sheppard.

The EDM begins by noting “with concern that hundreds of Palestinian children continue to be arrested, detained and tried in Israeli military courts, despite the practice involving widespread and systematic violations of international law and being widely condemned.”

The motion also notes “allegations of ill-treatment at the hands of Israeli authorities include blindfolding, physical violence and arrest at night”, and “the disparity between the treatment of Israeli and Palestinian children by Israeli authorities”.

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This... is how Israel wages phschological - and physical - war on Palestinian children.

Nov 24 07:49

The Charge of the Light Brigade - Britain goes full circle on Russophobia

Then, as now, the establishment (and also some of its critics) were promulgating the most ludicrous conspiracy theories about how the ‘barbarian’ Russians posed a threat not just to the British Empire, but to the entire Western civilization.

Then as now, it was all a load of hogwash. The warmongers of the day just wanted an excuse for another scrap, one in which like their neocon counterparts today, they would stay safely out of harm’s way when the cannon balls were fired. For the financial elites, conflict meant excess profits and a nice return on war loans.

Nov 24 07:48

We were lied to! Secret document FCO 30/1048 kept truth about EU from British for 30 years

A SECRET document, which remained locked away for 30 years, advised the British Government to COVER-UP the realities of EU membership so that by the time the public realised what was happening it would be too late.

Nov 24 07:43

UK ‘complicit in promoting famine’ in war-torn Yemen

Britain is becoming “dangerously complicit” in facilitating famine as a weapon in Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen, it has been claimed. Academic Alex de Waal has joined former Tory minister Andrew Mitchell in warning the UK over its role.

De Waal says the US and the UK, and others on the UN Security Council, risk becoming accessories to the “worst famine crime of this decade.” He told the Guardian: “If you see someone starving, it’s not just that they’ve got a disease. Somebody has done it to that person. Yemen is really the most shocking case of our generation of a famine crime because the lines of culpability are so clear and there’s no denying them.”

Nov 24 07:41

£1bn Royal Navy destroyer aborts Gulf mission after breakdown

One of the most advanced Royal Navy warships, which cost around £1 billion, had to abort its mission in the Persian Gulf and return to the UK. This leaves the country without a seaworthy destroyer as five other vessels are already undergoing maintenance.

The HMS Diamond Type 45 destroyer, which was on a 9-month mission to protect trade routes in the region, was forced to head home after just two months. “We can confirm HMS Diamond has experienced technical issues, but we do not discuss the detailed material state of our operational ships and are unable to comment further,” a Navy spokesman said.

Nov 23 17:39

Fallout from a major nuclear disaster 'would be no worse than living in London' for your health, research finds

You may think of a nuclear fallout zone as a no-go area, but a new study suggests it is 'no worse than living in London.'

Research has found people who live in a contaminated area lose a few months of life expectancy and have more chance of developing cancer.

Scientists say a similar amount of damage is done to the health of people who live in polluted cities such as London.

The findings suggest that should a nuclear accident happen in the UK, few people would need to be relocated.

Nov 23 17:26

Embarrassment for Royal Navy as hi-tech warship HMS Diamond breaks down in the Gulf and is forced to limp home

HMS Diamond had problems with a propeller that could not be fixed at sea despite the efforts of sailors on board. The £1 billion Type 45 destroyer had been two months into a nine-month deployment.

Nov 22 18:09

CHILLING STATS Failed flu vaccine to blame for ‘THOUSANDS of deaths last winter’

THE FAILED flu vaccine was responsible for thousands of deaths last winter, official figures suggest.

There were 34,000 more deaths between December 2016 and March 2017 than warmer months.

And some 12,500 of these were caused by respiratory diseases, such as flu.

Public Health England has previously admitted the flu vaccine was ineffective among OAPs last year.

This is because pensioners’ weaker immune systems failed to respond properly to the flu jab.

Nov 22 08:56

Possible cut to British F-35 order considered before Parliament

Rising costs might force the UK to reduce its order of F-35 fighter jets, the House of Commons has been told.

Lieutenant General Mark Poffley, chief of British military capability, told the Commons Defence Committee that he was "sympathetic" to the idea of reducing Britain's planned order of 138 F-35B jets.

The short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft is the only modern fighter capable of flying from Britain's two new aircraft carriers, the Queen Elizabeth-class. So far the UK has ordered 48 of the aircraft and 13 have been delivered to RAF training squadrons based in America so far.

Nov 22 06:51

UK to Pay France Millions More to Stop New Wave of Calais Migrants

The UK will give more taxpayers’ money to France to stop a wave of migrants following a surge in attempted illegal crossings, according to French officials.

Though the Home Office has not confirmed how much would be handed over to ensure continued security in the region, operations at Eurotunnel terminals and ports in Coquelles, Calais, and Dunkirk alone could cost up to £80 million, reports The Times.

Last week, Home Secretary Amber Rudd met with the Minister of the Interior of France, Gérard Collomb, in London to discuss the border. A Home Office spokesman later confirmed that the UK will “work closely with the French authorities at all levels to reduce migrant pressures”.

Nov 21 09:24

UK's past sacrifices for Europe appear to count for NOTHING in Brexit talks, ex-MP rages

FORMER Conservative MP Sir Gerald Howarth has hit out at the European Union for failing to consider Britain’s sacrifices for European freedom into consideration in Brexit talks.

Nov 20 18:35

Report: Schools Must Teach Britain Is an ‘Immigration Nation’ to Fight Islamophobia

The government should empower NGOs and race activists to police the media to ensure ethnic minorities are not portrayed in a bad light, and the school curriculum must be changed so that every child is taught Britain has no native population, according to a new report on Islamophobia.

Nov 20 12:32

The Spark: UK Band Enter Shikari At An Artistic Cross-Roads

British band Enter Shikari, formed in 2003, recently released their fifth album, The Spark.

The radical and raucous rhetorical element of the band’s previous work is still there, but the music has in addition something more introspective, escapist and pessimistic about it—reflected in a less frenetic, more mellow sound.

Nov 20 11:06

UK Will Back Full Ban on Bee-Killing Pesticides

By Heather Callaghan, Editor

Big news! Research led the environment secretary to overturn the government’s previous opposition, meaning a total EU ban is highly probable.

Environment secretary, Michael Grove, revealed last week that the UK will back a complete ban bee-harming pesticides (exempting greenhouses) across Europe...

Nov 20 08:20

Theresa May expected to cave to EU and offer DOUBLE Brexit ‘bill’ pay-off to Brussels

Britain is expected to cave to the European Union (EU) today and discuss offering a higher Brexit settlement, despite earlier claims that the government did not “recognise” the two-week deadline.

Theresa May’s government is expected to offer a larger sum to the EU in a desperate bid to unblock negotiations - after Michel Barnier and his Brexit team refused to budge.

Nov 20 08:18

'Losing Grip on Reality': UK Chancellor Slammed Over 'No Unemployment' Remark

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has provoked outcry among politicians and the public alike for claiming there were no unemployed Britons in a BBC interview - although official estimates of unemployment also severely undercut the true picture of worklessness in the country.

Nov 20 07:56

British Explorer Airlifted From Remote Jungle With Suspected Malaria

The British explorer who went missing on an expedition to find a remote tribe has been airlifted out of the jungle in Papua New Guinea. Benedict Allen, 57, is being treated for suspected malaria after he was evacuated by helicopter.

Nov 20 07:21

Apparently The Mafia Now Control Downing Street… Thanks To These Pranksters

How did one of Italy’s most wanted mafia bosses register a company at 10 Downing Street without anyone noticing? Because a group of Italian journalists wanted to expose Britain’s flawed corporate registration system.

Nov 19 15:04

British Explorer Airlifted From Remote Jungle With Suspected Malaria

The British explorer who went missing on an expedition to find a remote tribe has been airlifted out of the jungle in Papua New Guinea. Benedict Allen, 57, is being treated for suspected malaria after he was evacuated by helicopter.

Nov 19 08:12

ANDREW PIERCE on the Tories plotting to vote against May on Brexit – even though their own constituents voted Leave

Leave vote in Broxtowe constituency: 50.3 per cent

Rebels have tabled 19 amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, many of which are aimed at frustrating the Brexit process.

Miss Soubry backed all of them. One of David Cameron’s most outspoken ministers, she was sacked by Theresa May in her first reshuffle in July last year.

Soubry, 60, went after rejecting the role of deputy to newly promoted Justice Secretary Liz Truss, telling friends it was an ‘insult’ given her seniority in age and background as a barrister.

Nov 19 08:07

Don’t alienate your allies, you’ll need them to face China – Tony Blair warns Donald Trump

With the emergence of China as a global superpower, it is essential for the US to keep its allies close, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned Donald Trump. The ex-Labour leader has long been an advocate of the UK-US ‘special relationship.’

Nov 18 17:27

Thousands of people on universal credit will not receive a payment at Christmas

Thousands of low-paid people on universal credit will receive reduced payments or none at all over Christmas, in a fresh controversy about the new benefit.

The claimants will be hit because they are paid weekly and their income “will likely go over the universal credit limit”, officials say.

They will be able to reapply in January – but, it is feared, will be left without a payment from the Government over the Christmas and New Year period.

The same problem will re-occur in other months which, like December, have five paydays, because universal credit is calculated on a monthly basis.

Nov 18 17:12

Apparently The Mafia Now Control Downing Street… Thanks To These Pranksters

How did one of Italy’s most wanted mafia bosses register a company at 10 Downing Street without anyone noticing? Because a group of Italian journalists wanted to expose Britain’s flawed corporate registration system.

It took just a few clicks to make Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro, who has been on the run for the past 24 years, a regulated and active shareholder of a Private Limited in the UK.

Nov 18 08:51

Theresa May: What is wrong with Britain

What is wrong with Britain can be summed up in two words: Theresa May. Her pig-headed example of sheer insolence, stupidity and vapid, ditzy ignorance as she called Russia her chief threat bore the hallmarks of a snide, nasty, ill-mannered guttersnipe more befitting the hollow, pithy-headed gossip of a hairdressing salon.

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Not unlike Hillary!

Nov 18 06:46

Last Bodies Removed From Grenfell Tower Wreckage, Final Death Toll 71 – Police

Police have put the final death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire at 71. All bodies are now believed to have been recovered and identified after five months of thorough investigation.

Nov 17 18:02

Six million have credit card limits extended without consent, study warns

More than six million people have had their credit card limits increased without their consent in the last year, research from Citizens Advice suggests.

The organisation also found that consumers struggling financially were more likely to given extra credit - adding to concerns about the build-up of household debt.

Citizens Advice said lenders were "actively pushing" more borrowing without considering who could afford it.

Nov 17 17:05

Heartless Reality For London’s ‘Generation Rent’

Attila and Ildiko Wurth, of London’s Hammersmith, live in a privately rented top-floor flat in a converted house with their 15-month-old daughter and three-year-old son. The Wurth family were shocked to receive an email from the managing agent of their property, stating that a complaint had been made “that at 5.30am this morning a baby was crying and stamping and then further noise starting again at 6.45am, which woke one of the other tenants in the property.”

Nov 17 17:04

May Asks EU To Respond ‘Positively’ To Brexit Offer

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is looking forward that the European Union would respond “positively” to her proposals for Brexit.

Nov 17 16:53

New Kind Of Politics, Huh? Theresa May’s Husband Linked To Paradise Papers

Theresa May’s husband has been linked to the Paradise Papers after his company was accused of arranging investments in tax havens. Thousands of documents have exposed how Britain’s mega rich invest their money abroad to legally avoid paying hefty tax bills.

Nov 17 16:30

British Explorer Airlifted From Remote Jungle With Suspected Malaria

The British explorer who went missing on an expedition to find a remote tribe has been airlifted out of the jungle in Papua New Guinea. Benedict Allen, 57, is being treated for suspected malaria after he was evacuated by helicopter.

The father of three was dropped off in the dense Asian jungle three weeks ago with no phone or GPS tracker. The seasoned explorer’s family raised the alarm when he failed to board a flight from Port Moresby to Hong Kong.

Nov 17 15:24

LOCK HER UP: Hillary Chronicles

The Department of Justice will soon commence an investigation to determine whether there should be an investigation (you read that nonsense correctly) of a scandal involving the Clinton Foundation and a company called Uranium One. It appears that FBI decisions made during the time that Hillary Clinton was being investigated for espionage will also be investigated to see whether there should be an investigation to determine whether she was properly investigated. (Again, you read that nonsense correctly.)

Nov 17 15:12

Last Bodies Removed From Grenfell Tower Wreckage, Final Death Toll 71 – Police

Police have put the final death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire at 71. All bodies are now believed to have been recovered and identified after five months of thorough investigation.

Among the victims of the blaze on June 14 was stillborn baby Logan Gomes, while the oldest identified was an 84-year-old woman.

Nov 17 14:31

MPs’ Security Spending Jumps From £160k To £2.5mn Since Terrorist Murdered Jo Cox

Public spending on security details for British MPs has soared since the murder of Labour politician Jo Cox, expense claims have revealed. Cox was shot and stabbed to death by Thomas Mair in June 2016 as she left her constituency office in West Yorkshire.

Nov 17 14:24

Boris Johnson Ready To Pay UK’s £450mn Iran Debt To Help Free Jailed British Mother

Britain is prepared to pay a £450 million debt to Iran in a bid to free a British mother jailed there for alleged espionage. The government has quietly authorized lawyers to finally settle the 38-year-old dispute over a tank deal, it has been reported.

Nov 17 11:25

Credit card limits 'need control'

More than a million credit card users who are struggling financially have had their credit limits increased without asking, a charity has said.

Such borrowing could make their financial problems worse, so Citizens Advice is calling for a ban on unsolicited increases in credit card limits.

It wants Chancellor Philip Hammond to include such a move in the Budget.

But providers say protection is being improved.

Citizens Advice said its research, based on a sample of 1,300 people with credit cards, suggested as many as six million cardholders may have had their credit limits put up without their consent in the last year. Some 1.4 million of those would be struggling financially.

Nov 17 10:50

May Asks EU To Respond ‘Positively’ To Brexit Offer

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is looking forward that the European Union would respond “positively” to her proposals for Brexit.

Nov 17 09:52

MPs’ Security Spending Jumps From £160k To £2.5mn Since Terrorist Murdered Jo Cox

Public spending on security details for British MPs has soared since the murder of Labour politician Jo Cox, expense claims have revealed. Cox was shot and stabbed to death by Thomas Mair in June 2016 as she left her constituency office in West Yorkshire.

New figures have shown that claims for security have increased from £160,000 ($210,800) to £2.5 million ($3.3 million) – a 15-fold increase – since the murder.

Nov 17 09:10

Will Prince Charles step aside for William? Royal rows could topple next King

PRINCE Charles got a taste of what life as King could be like when he laid the Royal wreath at Remembrance Sunday commemorations - but members of public would rather see his son William take the reins.

Nov 17 07:29

Foreign aid MADNESS: Billions handed to EU helping fund yoga, juggling and coconut growth

THE UK is spending taxpayer's money on foreign “aid” to help coconuts grow in the Caribbean, fund yoga lessons in India and juggling lessons in Africa, it has been revealed.

Nov 17 00:49

THERESA MAY JUMPS THE RUSSIA BASHING BAND WAGON, AGAIN…

Once the UK Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons as the result of the recent parliamentary elections, the fact that can be largely attributed to a string of failed policies pursued by the Conservative government, the Labour Party demanded the sitting Prime Minister Theresa May to resign. Ever since then the head of the British government has been operating in a sort of a panic mode. Most British media sources agree that Prime Minister Teresa May will be forced to leave her post no later than by the summer of 2019, while citing various sources within the parliament. To somehow escape the shameful image of a PM “that is just about to be removed”, in her response to the former chairman of the Conservative Party, Grant Shapps, announced that she had no plans to step down...

Nov 16 17:00

Tory Austerity Is ‘Economic Murder’ Linked To 120,000 Deaths – Study

Tory austerity policies may actually be killing people, according to a landmark study. The government has been accused of “economic murder” after researchers linked hundreds of thousands of deaths to cuts to public services that began seven years ago.

According to joint research between Oxford, Cambridge and University College London, there have been 120,000 deaths since the Conservatives gained power in 2010.

Nov 16 16:19

‘Democracy Will Prevail’ – Puigdemont Defiant On Alex Salmond’s New RT Sho

A confident Carles Puigdemont challenged Spain and “the European authorities” to accept the result of the upcoming Catalan elections if pro-independence parties are victorious, during the first episode of Alex Salmond’s new RT show.

Puigdemont, one of the first guests on Salmond’s show, was defiant and directly challenged Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to “accept a new era of dialogue and negotiation,”should he and his allies be victorious.

Nov 16 14:54

No Evidence Of Russian Interference In Brexit, Theresa May Admits In Parliament

Theresa May has rejected allegations that Russia interfered in the Brexit referendum. Speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions, she stated: “If they care to look at the speech on Monday, they will see that the examples I gave were not in the UK.”

During a speech May gave at the Lord Mayor’s banquet, the British leader accused Russia of meddling in European elections, hacking attacks on western government institutions, and spreading fake news.

Nov 16 12:11

UK Police Put Final Grenfell Fire Death Toll At 71

After identifying all of the victims from the July 14 inferno that engulfed London’s Grenfell Tower, the UK police have put the final death toll at 71, dismissing reports that claim bigger numbers.

Nov 16 11:44

Missing British Explorer Spotted ‘Alive And Well’… But ‘Not Out Of Danger’ Yet

British explorer Benedict Allen has been found “alive and well” by chiefs in Papua New Guinea. He had reportedly been caught up in tribal fighting in an attempt to reach a remote village and has requested rescue.

Allen had been missing in the remote villages of Papua New Guinea after being dropped off by helicopter three weeks ago in a bid to find find the lost tribe of Yaifo – one of the few remaining tribes to have no contact whatsoever with the outside world.

Nov 16 11:06

'Facts were not given to them!’ Mandelson DISMISSES Brexit poll and demands SECOND vote

PETER MANDELSON has called on the parliament to “take back control” of Brexit and hold a second referendum.

Nov 16 10:50

Gallagher: The people voted for Brexit, fucking get over it

Music icon Noel Gallagher has hit out at Remoaners still whinging about the referendum result, telling Noisey that Britain voting Leave was democracy in action and that whose opposed should “fucking get over it”.

He said: “In England, the Brexit thing, it’s like, I can’t believe there’s so much noise about it.

“You know what I mean? It was put to the people as a vote, the people voted. That’s democracy. Fucking get over it.”

Nov 16 10:48

Brexit: Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein suggests second vote

The chief executive of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, has suggested holding another referendum on Brexit.

Mr Blankfein tweeted: "Here in UK, lots of hand-wringing from CEOs over #Brexit... So much at stake, why not make sure consensus still there?"

Nov 16 10:27

Erectile Dysfunction Pills Are Now The Top Party Drug For British Millennials

Coke, MDMA, speed… Viagra? This is now the standard pitch of UK drug dealers as more and more young people are buying the erectile dysfunction pills on the black market for recreational use on a night out.

The black market has seen a boom in Viagra sales as the pills become an integral “part of the party.” According to Sky News, cocaine is losing its prime position as one the most-craved drugs, as people instead turn to the little blue helpers to enhance their sexual performance or counter the effect of alcohol and other drugs that can render people impotent in bed.

Nov 16 10:01

‘Only A Matter Of Time Before Britain’s Insecure Military Bases Are Attacked’

Security concerns raised by Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly have been vindicated yet again, this time by a top military official. Defence Police Federation chairman Eamon Keating has told Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson that budget cuts have left military bases open to attack.

Nov 16 09:07

Jesus Crust! Greggs Bakery Attacked For Replacing Son Of God With Sausage Roll

Popular British bakery Greggs has come under fire after replacing baby Jesus with a sausage roll in a picture promoting its new advent calendar. The chain was forced to apologize after the stunt got a rise out of social media.

Nov 16 00:20

Dr Marcus Papadopoulos Rocks

Dr Marcus Papadopoulos discussing whether RT is a foreign agent.
According to the US Department of Justice, RT – this channel – is an agent of a foreign, even hostile, power. All the while, the DOJ refuses to explain why this is the case or even cite what laws we may have broken. But something else is in play: critics warn RT is a test case for a wider campaign of media suppression.

CrossTalking with Lee Stranahan, Rocky Anderson and Marcus Papadopoulos.

Nov 15 16:52

Scottish Labour Leader Resigns Over Misconduct

Scottish Labour interim leader Alex Rowley has resigned over his alleged misconduct in the past, the party has said.

Nov 15 16:25

‘Keep Digging Up The Truth,’ Ken Livingstone Tells RT Amid Alternative News Crackdown

RT should “keep fighting and digging up the truth” despite persistent attempts by US authorities to crack down on the international news channel, former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone said.

Speaking after RT America was forced by the US to register as a foreign agent, Livingstone said lawyers should look into whether the move could be challenged legally.

Nov 15 16:09

Apologetic Boris Johnson To Meet Husband Of Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Ahead Of Iran Visit

Boris Johnson is set to meet with Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of a British woman jailed in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. It follows an apology by the foreign secretary for “anguish” caused by false remarks he made about the reason for her travels.

Ratcliffe will meet Johnson and his consular specialists at the Foreign Office on Wednesday. He is likely to accompany the foreign secretary on his imminent visit to Tehran so he can see his wife, who has been held largely in solitary confinement since April 2016.

Nov 15 15:13

General Says British Army ’20 Years Out Of Date’

A retired British military chief has warned that his country’s army is “20 years out of date” due to defense cuts and falling behind other comparative nations in the face of terror threats.

Nov 15 14:41

Kate Middleton’s Uncle Pleads Guilty To Punching Wife Unconscious With ‘Left Hook’

The Duchess of Cambridge’s uncle has pleaded guilty to beating his wife after a night drinking in central London. Gary Goldsmith, the brother of Kate Middleton’s mother Carole, admitted knocking his fourth wife unconscious with a “left hook.”

Julie-Anne was knocked down to the pavement outside the couple’s home after Goldsmith assaulted her, according to taxi driver Daniel Shepherd, who reported the incident to the police after driving the two home. Shepherd said the couple had got in a row before Julie-Anne slapped her husband across the face. Goldsmith reacted by delivering a “left hook” that knocked her unconscious for several seconds.

Nov 15 14:16

Someone In Russia Sent Some Tweets, Theresa May Warns The Entire Western World May Crumble

Theresa May deployed two methods of distraction at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet speech in London: a flash of prime ministerial shoulder flesh in a racy, lacy ensemble, and Russia. She warned that Western democracy could soon crumble due to some tweets and Photoshop.

Nov 15 13:47

Westminster Sex Scandal Has ‘Subjected Men To Character Assassination,’ Says Tory Womens’ Blogger

The editor of the Conservative Woman, a right-wing web platform that describes itself as “post-feminist culture war fighters,” has called upon the men of Westminster to defend themselves against the sex scandal currently rocking UK politics.

Nov 15 13:45

MUST SEE: Nigel Farage Urges Immediate ARREST of George Soros

MUST SEE: Nigel Farage Urges Immediate ARREST of George Soros in an EU parliament

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVtii7TIaFY

Nov 15 09:20

Parents Of ‘Jihadi Jack’ Say Foreign Office Is ‘Completely Obstructing’ Efforts To Bring Son Home

The parents of a British man held by Kurdish fighters in Syria have accused the Foreign Office of being “completely obstructive” in their bid to secure their son’s release. It is the second time in less than a week that the department has been criticized for failing UK citizens detained abroad.

Nov 15 08:42

Gavin Williamson vows ‘active response’ to ‘massive threat’ of North Korea in new plans

NEW Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has vowed that the UK will “do everything we can” to lessen the “massive threat of North Korea”, as he outlined his visions for the Armed Forces.

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