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Feb 01 17:52

Brexit Talks Will Be On ‘Humongous Scale,’ Britain's Former Ambassador To EU Warns

Britain’s former ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, has warned that Brexit talks will be on a “humongous scale” and involve “difficult trade-offs.”

He sensationally quit the civil service last month, saying there was “muddled thinking” over Brexit.

Feb 01 16:52

Gina Miller wants to work with Government to help negotiate Brexit departure deal

GINA MILLER, who won a Supreme Court ruling to ensure Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary consent, now wants to work alongside the Prime Minister to help her understand the “impact” of Brexit.

Feb 01 16:50

620,000 Brits At Risk Of ‘Sudden Death’ Because Of Faulty Gene

More than half a million Brits are believed to have a faulty gene that means they are at a greater risk of developing heart disease or succumbing to sudden death, a charity has warned.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said an estimated 620,000 people have the gene and most are unaware.

Feb 01 16:34

David Cameron Tried To Get Daily Mail Editor Paul Dacre Sacked Over Brexit Backing

Former Prime Minister David Cameron tried to get the editor of the Daily Mail, Paul Dacre, sacked because of his pro-Brexit views.

According to the BBC’s Newsnight, the former PM told his friend and owner of the tabloid Lord Rothermere to keep his editor under control or have him dismissed.

Feb 01 16:31

British Anti-ISIS Fighter Ryan Lock ‘Committed Suicide To Avoid Capture,’ Says Kurdish Militia

Chef-turned-anti-Islamic State fighter Ryan Lock killed himself to avoid being captured by the terrorist group, according to his former comrades in the Kurdish YPG.

Lock’s death on December 21 was first reported in early January. He had been fighting with the YPG against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria since August, despite having no military experience.

Feb 01 15:41

Petitions For And Against A Trump State Visit To Britain Will Be Debated In Parliament

A counter-petition supporting US President Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK will be debated in Parliament next month, alongside an appeal calling for the invitation to be withdrawn.

British lawmakers will debate both petitions on February 20, after the one supporting a Trump visit gathered more than 100,000 signatures on the UK Parliament website.

Feb 01 12:57

NIGEL FARAGE calls for a Muslim ban in Britain, even stronger than the one just put in place by Donald Trump

Unfortunately, a temporary ban won’t keep Muslim terrorists out as many are already in the West. ONLY a permanent ban on Muslim immigration and a system of mass deportations of many of those already here can begin to address the problem.

Feb 01 11:20

Google mistakes the entire NHS for massive cyber-attacking botnet

Google is blocking access to the entire NHS network, mistaking the amount of traffic it is currently receiving as a cyber attack.

An email from an NHS trust's IT department seen by The Register confirmed that the US search giant has mistaken the current traffic levels for a botnet.

The email headed "Google Access" stated: "Google is intermittently blocking access due to the amount of traffic from NHS Trusts Nationally (This is not being blocked by the IT Department).

"This is causing Google to think it is suffering from a cyber-attack.

"We are advising staff to use an alternative search engine i.e. Bing to bypass this problem.

Feb 01 10:55

Homeowners in Cornwall could be EVACUATED due to EU pollution laws allowing councils to take their homes

Dozens of families in pollution hotspots could be evacuated under new clean air proposals.

The plans would lead some to lose their homes under compulsory purchasing laws.

Cornwall council proposed the evacuation to protect residents from dangerous levels of air pollution.

Feb 01 10:50

Genetically modified 'super-wheat' will be grown in the UK after trial is given the go-ahead despite fears of contamination

A sprinkle of gold dust might sound like the act of a fairy godmother from a children's film, but the wonder treatment has been given to genetically-modified wheat to transport extra genes into the plant.

The UK government has now granted permission to researchers to grow the 'wonder-wheat' in the UK in a world-first trial.

This is despite fears that GM crops will spread into wild and contaminate other species, leading food safety concerns.

Feb 01 09:59

Winston Churchill’s Grandson Apologizes For ‘Woofing’ At Female MP

Tory MP Nicholas Soames was forced to apologize in parliament for ‘woofing’ at Scottish National Party (SNP) MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh.

The barking mad outburst came during Ahmed-Sheikh’s intervention on US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, which bans people from seven Muslim majority nations from entering the US.

Feb 01 09:17

Trump’s State Visit Puts Queen In ‘Very Difficult Position’ – Retired Diplomat

US President Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK puts Queen Elizabeth II in a “very difficult position,” a former Foreign Office mandarin has warned.

Lord Ricketts, a retired senior diplomat, told BBC News the speed of Prime Minister Theresa May’s invitation “surprised” him.

Feb 01 09:01

Gay Nigerian Man Faces ‘Unlawful’ Deportation From Britain

British authorities are preparing to “unlawfully” deport a gay man to Nigeria on Tuesday night, despite fears he will be targeted and attacked on arrival due to his sexual orientation.

The man, identified only as Oyenkunle for his own safety, moved to London four years ago and claimed asylum due to the persecution of the LGBT community in his native Nigeria.

Jan 31 20:17

David Cameron 'tried to get Mail editor sacked' over Brexit stance

The proprietor of the Daily Mail told its editor that David Cameron pressed for him to be sacked during the EU referendum, BBC Newsnight has learned.

Lord Rothermere told Paul Dacre the prime minister urged him to rein in his pro-Brexit editor, then suggested he sack him, a source told the BBC.

The Mail mounted a vociferous campaign for Brexit in the run up to the vote.

Jan 31 16:46

UK Parliament Begins Debate On Brexit Bill

UK lawmakers have gathered in Parliament to debate whether the British government can trigger Britain’s formal exit from the European Union.

A bill authorizing UK Prime Minister Theresa May to invoke Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty starts its route through Parliament on Tuesday and is expected to pass overwhelmingly.

Jan 31 16:20

Nigel Farage Calls LBC Radio Show To Attack EU's Brexit Negotiator Guy Verhofstadt Live

Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage went head-to-head with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator and one-time Belgian premier Guy Verhofstadt on LBC radio on Tuesday.

Verhofstadt, who once called Farage “the biggest waste of money in the EU,” was confronted by the British MEP on air after standing by his jibe.

Jan 31 16:04

Top British General Given £100k For Home Upkeep… While Soldiers Live In Squalor

One of Britain’s top generals was given £100,000 ($125,000) just to cover “domestic assistance” at his plush London home last year, despite the daily struggles faced by rank and file soldiers.

General Nick Houghton, who has since retired, enjoyed one of the ‘grace and favor’ homes given to senior military officers. The bill incurred by the taxpayer for cleaning, cooking, and admin in 2016 was £104,000. This was on top of his basic salary of £260,000 per year.

Jan 31 15:51

British MPs To Debate Whether To Grant Trump A State Visit

British members of Parliament will debate whether US President Donald Trump should be granted a state visit to the country.

The debate will take place on February 20.

Jan 31 15:24

Brexit Trigger Date Confirmed As MPs Start 2-Day Debate On How To Leave EU

MPs are beginning two days of debate on the bill to trigger Article 50, which will give Prime Minister Theresa May the go-ahead to launch formal Brexit negotiations with the EU.

The discussions on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, or ‘Brexit bill,’ will continue until midnight on Tuesday, with a vote taking place on Wednesday evening.

Jan 31 14:45

UK Putting Refugees In Rat-Infested Homes: Parliament Report

The British government is placing underprivileged asylum seekers and refugees in rat-infested homes of the most deprived parts of the country, a parliamentary report has revealed.

The government has been resettling refugees in “disgraceful” situations, a sign that the dispersal system is “not working,” according to a report by the UK Parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee.

Jan 31 14:19

British MPs Launch ‘Fake News’ Inquiry To Examine ‘Threat To Democracy’

The “growing phenomenon of fake news,” which has been labeled a “threat to democracy,” is to be the subject of a parliamentary inquiry.

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is launching an inquiry into the “widespread dissemination, through social media and the internet, and acceptance as fact of stories of uncertain provenance or accuracy.”

Jan 31 12:18

Downing Street Insists British Dual Nationals Will Not Be Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban

Theresa May’s government issued a statement on Monday afternoon insisting British citizens with dual nationality will not be affected by Donald Trump’s US travel ban.

According to the Guardian, the PM’s deputy spokeswoman said the government was confident in the clarification secured by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Sunday.

This is a despite a statement issued on Monday by the US embassy in London claiming the opposite.

Jan 31 12:04

London Eye: UK Universities Admit Monitoring Students’ Emails To Prevent Radicalism

King’s College London is warning staff and students their computer activity could be monitored as part of the British government’s counter-radicalization strategy, Prevent.

Jan 31 09:49

REVEALED: Now shameless EU threatens UK with astronomical £500BILLION Brexit DIVORCE BILL

THE EUROPEAN Parliament's top Brexit negotiator has said Britain could face a £500billion (€600bn) Brexit divorce bill – ten times the figure initially expected.

Jan 31 09:07

Mass Surveillance and the Dark Web of Pick'n'Mix Law

On 27th January 2015, then Mayor of London Boris Johnson signed an order increasing the data collection capability of the Metropolitan Police Service's (MPS) number plate camera network by 300%. He achieved this without adding any cameras.

The story of how Johnson was able to sign away the liberties of millions of drivers in London illustrates the rise of a new administrative despotism, and a contempt for individual freedoms and values once cherished.

Jan 31 08:04

Theresa May Not Taking Devolved Govts’ Brexit Demands ‘Remotely Seriously’ – Sturgeon

Britain’s devolved governments of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland want a bigger say in Brexit negotiations with the European Union, but Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to lock them out.

Leaders of the devolved governments pressed Prime Minister May on the issue at a meeting in Cardiff, where Scottish and Welsh representatives produced plans that would allow them to retain access to the single market.

Jan 31 07:18

Theresa May stands firm on Donald Trump state visit as thousands protest

Theresa May defended the decision to invite Donald Trump on a state visit as thousands of protesters took to the streets across the UK and more than 1.5 million people signed a petition to try to stop the trip from going ahead.

Jan 30 17:55

Theresa May Not Taking Devolved Govts’ Brexit Demands ‘Remotely Seriously’ – Sturgeon

Britain’s devolved governments of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland want a bigger say in Brexit negotiations with the European Union, but Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to lock them out.

Leaders of the devolved governments pressed Prime Minister May on the issue at a meeting in Cardiff, where Scottish and Welsh representatives produced plans that would allow them to retain access to the single market.

Jan 30 16:52

Treasure Hunter To Raise British Warship Potentially Laden With Gold Worth £1bn

An Argentine treasure hunter aims to raise a British warship which sank off the coast of Uruguay more than 250 years ago, in hopes of uncovering its cargo – thought to be a mountain of gold worth £1 billion ($1.25 billion).

Jan 30 16:28

RT UK’s Bank Accounts To Remain Open After NatWest Backs Down

NatWest has scrapped its plan to close the bank account of RT UK after the bank’s decision sparked a public outcry. As a result of recent negotiations, RT and NatWest agreed to continue the relationship.

Jan 30 15:54

Britain’s Foreign Aid Budget Contradicts Its National Interests – Ex-Minister

Britain’s overseas aid programs undermine the country’s national interests and “broader ethical concerns” and should be scrapped or reformed, a former minister has said.

Grant Shapps, an ex-minister in the Department for International Development (DfID), said the goals of the Foreign Office and the aid department contradicted one another.

Jan 30 15:22

Useful Idiots? Japanese Embassy Pays British Think Tank To Plant Anti-China Stories

The neoconservative Henry Jackson Society (HJS) think tank is on the payroll of the Japanese embassy, charged with drafting in public figures to spread anti-Chinese propaganda, investigators claim.

The Times’ investigation suggests the London-based HJS is paid £10,000 (US$12,500) per month to spread anti-Chinese propaganda, including through public figures like former British Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind.

Jan 30 13:57

Nigel Farage & Katie Hopkins Back Trump’s #MuslimBan, Want The Same For Britain

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage and political commentator Katie Hopkins have voiced their support for US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban on citizens from seven Muslim countries.

The policy, which has been dubbed #MuslimBan on social media, has proved controversial in the UK, with over a million British people signing a petition to ban the US president from entering the country until the restrictions are lifted.

Jan 30 13:44

UK Govt Rejects Over 900k-Strong Petition To Bar Trump State Visit – Report

A petition calling for US President Donald Trump to be barred from making an official state visit to the UK has been rejected, according to a BBC source, despite gathering almost one million signatures.

The petition asks for the official state visit to be rejected “because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen.”

Jan 30 13:44

Petition to Stop Trump UK Visit Passes 1 Million Signatures

For weeks, British lawyer Graham Guest’s petition to stop Trump’s visit to the UK didn’t get much attention. Things have changed now as the number of signatures passed 1 million and more and more people are signing it. The main reason for the sudden outburst of petition signatures is Trump’s infamous Muslim ban.

Jan 30 10:11

Trident nuclear missiles have history of failure, US documents show

Newly-released US documents show Trident nuclear missiles have a track record of failure. The revelations come weeks after it emerged a British test-fired missile malfunctioned in June 2016 and veered off course towards the US coast.

Documents seen by the Sunday Times reportedly show the Trident system has long been affected by navigational issues, leading to £1.4 billion (US$1.76 billion) being spent on repairs and modifications.

Jan 30 10:03

Don't call pregnant women 'expectant mothers' as it might offend transgender people, BMA says

The British Medical Association has said pregnant women should not be called "expectant mothers" as it could offend transgender people.

Instead, they should call them "pregnant people" so as not to upset intersex and transgender men, the union has said.

Jan 29 16:23

First Minister Sturgeon Welcomes Refugees Banned By Trump

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has extended Scotland’s welcome to any refugees who are barred from entering the United States by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.

Jan 29 14:17

UK Protesters Marching On Parliament: Hands Off Our NHS

A large number of people have staged a demonstration in the British capital to protest against the government’s policy on the National Health Service (NHS).

The demonstrators marched on the parliament in London on Saturday with placards reading, “Hands off our NHS.”

Jan 29 10:28

Britain, Turkey Sign £100 Million Warplane Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed a £100 million warplane deal with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in hopes that the UK will emerge as Turkey’s principal military partner.

Jan 29 10:17

The British Government Has Colluded With Monsanto And Should Be Held Accountable In The International Criminal Court

“THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAS COLLUDED WITH MONSANTO AND SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT IN THE HAGUE FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND ECOCIDE.” DR ROSEMARY MASON.

The British public and the environment are being poisoned with a deadly cocktail of 320 pesticides. Moreover, Wales has become a storage dump for Monsanto’s most toxic chemicals. These are the messages conveyed by Dr Rosemary Mason in her recent open letter to Councillor Rob Stewart, the leader of Swansea City and County Council.

Jan 29 09:09

UK’s May puts The Donald on best behavior… but who got the deal?

So how did May pull it off, that is, tame the tycoon?

US President Donald Trump’s hosting of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May was billed as the “odd-couple” meeting. After their amiable press conference and Trump’s remarkably subdued behavior – for him – the British leader is entitled to feel satisfied.

On her way to Washington DC, she even hinted at bracing for an odd-couple challenge, by telling reporters, “sometimes opposites attract.”

Jan 29 09:06

The Media Is Now The Political Opposition

Maybe Trump will add to his agenda breaking into hundreds of pieces the six mega-media companies that own 90% of the US media.

Bannon is correct that the US media—indeed, the entire Western print and TV media—is nothing but a propaganda machine for the ruling elite. The presstitutes are devoid of integrity, moral conscience, and respect for truth. Read the comments in which morons define freedom of the press as the freedom to lie to the public.

Jan 28 16:27

Disappearing London With Dan Cruickshank

One of the UK’s most prolific architectural historians, Dan Cruickshank, explores the long shadows cast by the City of London.

Jan 28 14:37

1 In 4 Holocaust & Genocide Survivors Suffer Abuse In UK

Over a quarter of the survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides have been abused or discriminated against while living in Britain, according to newly published research.

Jan 28 14:35

Russia’s London Embassy Trolls Theresa May Over ‘Beware Putin’ Remarks

Russia’s embassy in the UK has ridiculed Prime Minister Theresa May for her warning to US Republican lawmakers that the West should “engage with, but beware” of President Vladimir Putin.

May invoked the spirit of the Cold War on Thursday, when she warned of a possible “eclipse of the West” if they failed to engage with Moscow “from a position of strength.”

Jan 28 09:35

Close Call: Passenger Plane & Drone Narrowly Avoid Collision Over UK School

A passenger plane and a drone almost collided last year 500 feet (152 meters) above a school in Birmingham, a newly released report said, revealing a rise in near-miss incidents involving the two types of aircraft in British airspace.

Jan 27 22:43

Flashback: David Cameron promises in/out referendum on EU

David Cameron has said the British people must "have their say" on Europe as he pledged an in/out referendum if the Conservatives win the election. The prime minister said he wanted to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU and then give people the "simple choice" between staying in under those new terms, or leaving the EU.

Note that Cameron said "the British people."

Not parliament. Not civil servants. Not the Supreme Court. Not corporations. Not Brussels. Not Ireland. Not Europe. Not Blair. Not Branson. Not ex-pats. Not the Mars Curiosity Rover.

The British people duly spoke. 17.4 million said "leave." 16.1 million said "remain."

This was not a "split decision."

The choice has been made.

Jan 27 21:23

BREXIT THREAT: EU exit could be BLOCKED by 'unavoidable' referendum in Republic of Ireland

Because the Republic will be affected by Brexit in terms of trade and potentially in terms of freedom of movement, they argue citizens should be allowed to vote on whether or not Article 50 is even triggered - and, if so, under what conditions.

Jan 27 21:20

SHAME: Meddling Tony Blair COSIES up to Juncker in Brussels for his OWN Brexit talks

REMAINER Tony Blair is in Brussels today to meet EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss Brexit.

Jan 27 15:51

The British Government Has Colluded With Monsanto And Should Be Held Accountable In The International Criminal Court

The British public and the environment are being poisoned with a deadly cocktail of 320 pesticides. Moreover, Wales has become a storage dump for Monsanto’s most toxic chemicals. These are the messages conveyed by Dr Rosemary Mason in her recent open letter to Councillor Rob Stewart, the leader of Swansea City and County Council.

Dr Mason adds that Swansea has over the years been a testing ground for glyphosate with the outcome being a huge spike in illness and disease among the local population as well as ongoing environmental devastation. There has been a long-term reckless use of a glyphosate-based weedkiller in Swansea, regardless of EU recommendations.

Jan 27 13:51

America Has A Moral Obligation To Help Rebuild The Ravaged Middle East

“Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none” - Thomas Jefferson

It is unfortunately incumbent upon the new administration to also pay the proverbial bill, and to fix and rectify the mistakes of the past.

It would be altogether grossly irresponsible and cruel to now leave the entire world in smoke and shambles, burning embers of once great civilizations that have often existed for thousands of years uninterrupted and unmolested.

Jan 27 13:45

Trump’s First Big Mistake – Justin Raimondo

Syrian “safe zones”: a disaster waiting to happen

This idea is a disaster waiting to happen, and could augur the unraveling of the President’s “America First” foreign policy, which supposedly abjures regime change operations in the Middle East and elsewhere. In 2013 testimony submitted to Congress by then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, the reality of what this would have to mean was outlined:

“Thousands of U.S. ground forces would be needed, even if positioned outside Syria, to support those physically defending the zones. A limited no-fly zone coupled with US ground forces would push the costs over one billion dollars per month.”

Jan 27 11:05

James Bond’s ‘Q’ Is Actually A Woman, Says MI6 Chief In New Spy Recruitment Drive

MI6 chief Alex Younger has revealed the real head of gadgetry at the British spy agency is a woman, unlike the ‘Q’ character from the James Bond movies, which has always been portrayed by a man.

The chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), as MI6 is also known, made the revelation during a keynote speech at the Women in IT Awards in London on Wednesday, where he appealed for more women to join the agency.

Jan 27 09:41

Give War A Chance: Murdered MP’s Report Backs UK Military Intervention

War should always be an available option for Britain, according to a report initiated by murdered Labour MP Jo Cox and finished by a former military intelligence officer-turned-Tory backbencher.

Due to be launched on Thursday by former prime minister Gordon Brown at the Policy Exchange think-tank, the study titled ‘The Cost of Doing Nothing’ seeks to recondition Britain’s ability to intervene militarily in the affairs of other nations.

Jan 27 09:38

Polar vortex brings rare multi-coloured clouds to Britain

The multi-coloured clouds are sometimes known as ‘mother-of-pearl’ or nacreous clouds because of their shimmering pastel hues which resemble the inner surface of sea shells.

Usually the clouds only form over the poles during winter because the air in the upper stratosphere needs to be at least -78C.

Jan 27 08:57

Brexit And The UK Supreme Court

It was predicted, it was warned against, and it happened: Prime Minister Theresa May’s government cannot commence the official process for leaving the European Union without parliamentary approval.

In upholding the decision of the lower court Parliament, deemed the sovereign voice of the UK, was again affirmed as ultimate arbiter, the historical figure of force that cannot be bypassed. This flies well and truly in the face of the semi-authoritarian May, who has used Brexit as alibi and deflector in asserting the state’s famed prerogative powers.

Jan 26 19:29

UK accepts Assad could run for reelection, marking shift in Syria policy

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain has changed its stance and now believes Syrian President Bashar Assad could potentially be allowed to run for president if there was a peaceful settlement of the conflict.

“It is our view that Bashar al-Assad should go, it’s been our longstanding position. But we are open-minded about how that happens and the timescale on which that happens,” Johnson told the Lords International Relations Committee on Thursday, according to The Guardian.

Jan 26 19:20

High Pressure? US Allegedly Forces UK To Keep Failed Nuke Trident Test Secret

The US government allegedly asked Britain to keep its failed Trident missile test in June 2016 a secret, the Sunday Times claims.

Jan 26 17:29

Free cash machine threat: Banks accused of forcing 'cashless society' as MPs threaten investigation

Banks are attempting to push people into a cashless society, the ATM industry has claimed, as it warned that rural areas will be worst hit by an attack on free cash points.

Yesterday crisis talks between cash machine providers and banks, at least one of which wants to reduce the fees they pay for standalone cash points, failed to reach a resolution.

Unless an agreement is made around half of the free standalone cash points which make up LINK, the UK's network of ATMs, could disappear.

Millions of people living in rural areas could lose the ability to access bank notes and coins on a day-to-day basis, making them more reliant on "cashless" payments like bank cards, smartphones and online transactions.

Jan 26 16:50

UK Accepts Assad Could Run For Reelection, Marking Shift In Syria Policy

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain has changed its stance and now believes Syrian President Bashar Assad could potentially be allowed to run for president if there was a peaceful settlement of the conflict.

Jan 26 16:28

Days Of US, UK Intervening In Sovereign Countries Are Over: Theresa May

“The days of Britain and America intervening in sovereign countries in an attempt to remake the world in our own image are over,” Theresa May says.

Jan 26 15:53

Child Sex Abuser Imprisoned Girl In ‘Hidey-Hole’ Behind Fridge Guarded By Alsatians

A sex offender described as “paranoid and short-tempered,” who used a hidey-hole guarded by dogs in his kitchen to conceal a girl he was abusing, has been found guilty of sex crimes spanning decades.

Michael Dunn, 57, reportedly created a cavity in a wall behind his fridge and camouflaged it with a false wall, giving himself a hidden space to carry out violent abuse against four “powerless” victims.

Jan 26 15:52

UK Watchdog Warns Of Poor NHS Ambulance Service

A UK government watchdog has warned that the National Health Service (NHS) is struggling to keep up with the demand due to an “understaffed and underfunded” ambulance service.

The National Audit Office warned Wednesday that the number of ambulances that have been able to meet the standard 8-minute response time has dropped to 72.5 percent, slipping away from the 75-percent target.

Jan 26 15:34

Brexit Cannot Be Triggered Without Parliament – UK Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled the government cannot trigger the Brexit process, without first receiving parliament’s approval.

Jan 26 14:58

Brexit Bill To Trigger Article 50 To Be Presented Before Parliament

The bill allowing the government to trigger Article 50, the formal process for leaving the EU, is set to be tabled after the Supreme Court ruled parliament must have a say before Brexit proceedings begin.

Brexit minister David Davis warned the “point of no return” for Brexit had already been passed.

Jan 26 14:21

High Pressure? US Allegedly Forces UK To Keep Failed Nuke Trident Test Secret

The US government allegedly asked Britain to keep its failed Trident missile test in June 2016 a secret, the Sunday Times claims.

Jan 26 12:02

UK economy grows by 0.6% in fourth quarter

Strong consumer spending helped the UK's economy to grow faster than expected at the end of last year.

Jan 26 11:02

Guerilla Ads Protesting Mass Deportations Invade London Tube

On Wednesday morning, London’s metro system was taken over by guerrilla advertisements that are part of a campaign to draw attention to mass deportations being carried out by the British government.

Hundreds of displays were covered by End Deportations mock ads as part of a two-week international action against charter flight removals.

Jan 26 10:56

Theresa May To Liken Brexit To Trump’s Victory

The United Kingdom and the United States will “lead together again,” as Britain prepares to exist the European Union and Donald Trump becomes the American president, British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to say before meeting him.

Jan 26 09:43

Northumbria Uni fined £400K after boffin's bad math gives students a near-killer caffeine high

While administering the powdered caffeine for the study, a staff researcher had calculated the dosages on a mobile phone and missed a decimal point in the calculations. As a result, they both ended up getting 30g of the stimulant mixed into orange juice and water rather than the intended 0.3g. One cup of coffee typically has 0.1g of caffeine.

“They suffered violent side effects within minutes of drinking it," said Adam Farrer, prosecuting. “There was dizziness, blurred vision, vomiting, shaking and rapid heart beat. Both required hospital treatment. It was a life-threatening reaction.”

While both students lived through their ordeal, they were hospitalized in intensive care and had to undergo dialysis. They each lost about 10kg in weight and struggled with sporting activities.

Jan 26 07:42

'The pound is IRRELEVANT' German financial giant Deutsche Bank in shocking Sterling swipe

Britain's currency is permanently tarred after the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), according to one of the bank's foreign exchange strategists.

As a result, the pound is set to lose its prized status as a leading international safe haven currency, said Robin Winkler.

Sterling is currently among one of the world's top so-called reserve currencies, along with the US dollar, Japanese yen and the euro.

Jan 25 16:58

British Govt Spies On Its Citizens' Health Records To Catch Illegal Immigrants – Report

Thousands of National Health Service (NHS) patients have had their data accessed by the Home Office as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.

The data is made up of non-clinical information, which includes names, dates of birth and the individual’s last known address.

Jan 25 16:47

May To Publish Article 50 Bill, Brexit White Paper

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the government is ready to publish a “white paper” on Brexit, as well as a bill that would seek the Parliament’s approval for kicking off the talks with the European Union (EU).

May made the announcement during this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) at the Parliament on Wednesday, a day after the UK Supreme Court ruled that the lawmakers should give her the go-ahead before invoking the Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

Jan 25 15:42

Broke Royal Navy Spent £1.4mn Escorting Russian Fleet Through English Channel

A Royal Navy operation to monitor a Russian fleet of warships as it sailed through the English Channel last year cost taxpayers £1.4 million ($1.76 million).

The ‘Admiral Kuznetsov,’ a Soviet-era aircraft carrier that can carry more than 50 planes, passed by the coast of southeast England along with seven other vessels last October.

Jan 25 12:49

Train Derailment Leaves Londoners Facing Chaotic Commute

Thousands of commuters in London face early morning chaos after a freight train derailed in the southeast of the city, causing major gridlock to the railway network, with many services suspended or delayed.

Railway company Southeastern tweeted early Tuesday that the train derailed in the Lewisham area of the city already shrouded in freezing fog and plummeting temperatures.

Jan 25 12:22

US Asked UK To Keep Failed Nuke Trident Test Secret – Report

The US government allegedly asked Britain to keep its failed Trident missile test in June 2016 a secret, the Sunday Times claims. The missile, fired from a nuclear submarine off Florida, malfunctioned and veered towards mainland US during a routine test.

“It was the [then-President Barack] Obama administration that asked the [then-UK Prime Minister David] Cameron administration not to comment on this,” a source told the paper.

Jan 25 11:35

EU Nurses Working In Britain Could Pose Public Health Risk, Warns Watchdog

Britain’s nursing regulator has warned the government that a lack of checks on foreign nurses working in UK hospitals could be putting public health at risk.

According to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the current system is unsafe, as nurses coming from the European Union (EU) member states are automatically registered as able to work in Britain, with no extra verification.

Jan 25 10:45

‘Brexit Bill’ Expected In Parliament ‘Within Days’ As Supreme Court Ruling Rocks Government

The British government has pledged to introduce a Brexit bill in parliament “within days” in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling which found that Parliament must be given a vote on the terms and timing of Britain’s exit from the EU.

Mixed reactions have been pouring in from across the political spectrum, with Remainers welcoming the ruling and many Brexiteers branding it as an “establishment stitch-up.”

Jan 25 09:42

Alex Salmond: Brexit ‘Long Way’ From Done Deal, Court Ruling ‘Massive Defeat’ For May

The Scottish National Party has welcomed a High Court ruling that will force the Brexit-triggering Article 50 to pass through parliament, as its foreign affairs spokesman Alex Salmond told RT they plan to challenge the government on every aspect of the deal.

Jan 25 09:41

Sturgeon Responds To UK Supreme Court Ruling

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has raised the prospect of a second independence referendum after the Supreme Court ruled that Scotland does not have a say in triggering Brexit.

Jan 25 09:36

Rough sleeping rises at appalling rate, charity says, as figures show 16% rise

More than 4,000 people a night have been sleeping rough on England's streets, a 16% increase on last year.

Jan 25 09:11

Lords could 'delay start of Brexit UNTIL 2020' as fall out from Supreme Court continues

A spokesman for Clifford Chance said: “The Government may be able to secure the passage of its legislation through the House of Commons but not the House of Lords.

"Unlike defeat in the House of Commons, defeat for the Government in the House of Lords would not end Brexit, but it could delay Brexit for at least a year (amendments to the bill passed by the House of Lords but rejected by the Commons could have the same delaying effect)..

“The Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949 allow the House of Commons to override the House of Lords, but only after a gap of a year. That could potentially push Brexit back to mid-2020.”

Jan 25 09:07

British Army IN CRISIS: Major concerns as recruitment numbers plummet by 31 PER CENT

THE BRITISH Army has seen a massive 31 per cent drop in its recruitment numbers in just eight months.

Jan 25 08:58

Bad news Nicola! Sturgeon's EU dream in peril as MEPs brand Catalonia referendum 'ILLEGAL'

NICOLA Sturgeon's dream of keeping Scotland in the European Union were dealt a hammer blow today as Brussels politicians reacted with open fury to Catalonia's independence plans.

Fuming MEPs could not hide their contempt for efforts by the tiny Spanish region to split from the rest of the country and made it plain they would not welcome it into the bloc.

They fired volley after political volley at its plans for an independence referendum, which were touted by three Catalan MEPs at a highly controversial conference in Brussels this week.

The level of anger directed at secessionist politicians in Spain does not bode well for Ms Sturgeon, who wants to haul Scotland out of the UK in order to keep it in the single market.

Jan 25 08:53

‘How many referendums do you want?’ Piers Morgan OBLITERATES ‘sneaky’ Remainer Tom Brake

“You’ve taken the position that you want another referendum,” Piers Morgan, 51, probed. “Everyone knows why you’re doing this, you would like to see this overturned. You see this as a sneaky way of overturning it.”

“It’s not a sneaky way if it’s on the front of every newspaper,” the disgruntled politician hit back. “This is the single most disastrous fiasco that’s happened this century.”

Fuming by the guest’s reluctance to accept the 52 per cent majority that voted to leave the EU on June 23, Piers raged: “With the greatest respect, I voted remain but we lost and the majority of the country wanted to leave.

“You might think it’s a fiasco but it’s happened. You can’t have another vote.”

Jan 25 08:49

SHAME: Meddling Tony Blair COSIES up to Juncker in Brussels for his OWN Brexit talks

REMAINER Tony Blair is in Brussels today to meet EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss Brexit.

Jan 25 08:00

G4S turned to UK government after Israeli threats

The multinational security and incarceration firm G4S wrote to the UK government after an Israeli minister threatened it for yielding to pressure from the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, according to emails obtained by the Financial Times under a freedom of information request.

At the end of last year UK-based G4S announced it had sold off virtually all its Israeli business interests.

Jan 25 07:09

Trump signs five more orders on pipelines, steel and environment

"This is about streamlining the incredibly cumbersome, long, horrible, permitting process"

President Trump signed five more executive actions Tuesday in a blitz of executive power meant to speed approvals of high-profile energy and infrastructure projects, including two controversial pipeline projects in the upper Midwest.

Trump signed two presidential memoranda intended to expedite the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, but also signed three more longer-term and sweeping directives requiring American-made steel and changing the process of approving and regulating future pipeline and infrastructure projects.

Jan 25 07:04

From Yin to Yang – Pussy Riot–3, in Washington

The ascent of Donald Trump is more than a change of tenant of the White House on 1600, Pennsylvania Ave. It is a momentous swing from Yin to Yang, from dark feminine to bright masculine paradigm, from Cybele to Christ. Tremendous resistance to the regime change proves its unique importance.

Pussy Riot–3, in Washington, another obscene attempt to use women and their bodies for political and religious anti-Christian purposes.

If you prefer a more up-to-date comparison, this is a new Pussy Riot. Perhaps you remember there was a Russian group of that name. They were anti-Putin like the American lot is anti-Trump; they blasphemed like their American counterparts; they were guided and supported by Louise “Madonna” Ciccone, who starred in Washington threatening to blow up the White House.

Jan 24 20:26

Flashback: The People Have Spoken? We Don't Give A Damn - The David Icke Videocast/Podcast Trailer

An excellent overview of the Brexit court case.

Jan 24 16:49

Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland Shouldn’t Get Say On Brexit, Supreme Court Rules

Devolved parliaments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland should not have a say on the terms of Brexit, the Supreme Court has ruled. The decision came as Britain’s highest court insisted MPs at Westminster must be given a vote on triggering Article 50.

Tuesday’s ruling saw Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempt to dictate the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU defeated.

Jan 24 16:11

Trident Whistleblower Tells RT He ‘Witnessed 4 Unreported Missile Test Failures’

Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly leaked details about a number of serious test fire issues aboard Britain’s Trident nuclear submarine fleet a whole year before the June 2016 misfire that sent a missile careening towards the US.

McNeilly published a dossier highlighting a range of safety and security failures aboard Trident submarines in May 2015 – more than a year before the latest mishap.

Jan 24 16:06

UK To Introduce Legislation To Start Brexit Process: Davis

The UK government will present “straightforward” legislation within days authorizing Britain’s exit from the European Union, according to Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Davis told the House of Commons on Tuesday that the UK government would present draft legislation “within days” to begin the process of exiting from the EU and will set out a “straightforward bill to give effect to the decision of the (British) people.”

Jan 24 15:45

British Army Fails To Attract New Recruits, Missing Manpower Target By Thousands

Army recruiters missed their targets by a margin of 2,500 troops in 2016, new figures show. Combat infantry attracted especially low interest.

The latest figures were released after a parliamentary question by former Labour Defence Minister Kevan Jones.

Jan 24 15:30

The deceitful words of Israel's UK Ambassador Mark Regev 

Stuart Littlewood debunks the disinformation tactics of Israel’s professional propagandists, foremost of whom is Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev and the Israel Project with its so-called “Global Language Dictionary”.

Jan 24 15:07

‘Establishment Delaying Brexit’: #Article50 Ruling Divides Internet

Britain’s Supreme Court ruling on how Theresa May’s government can trigger formal divorce talks from the EU received a mixed greeting online, with some commentators calling for MPs to delay and amend the Brexit process.

Jan 24 14:21

Theresa May Cannot Trigger Brexit Without Parliamentary Permission, UK Supreme Court Rules

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled Parliament has the right to vote on Article 50 before it is triggered by the prime minister. The decision marks a serious blow for the Conservative government, which had sought to bypass the legislature.

The most powerful court in the land has upheld a High Court decision that ruled it unconstitutional for UK Prime Minister Theresa May to formally trigger the process of leaving the EU without first consulting MPs.

Jan 24 13:42

Islamist Who Murdered British Soldier Lee Rigby Seeks $25k For Teeth Knocked Out In Jail

Michael Adebolajo, an Islamic extremist who ruthlessly murdered Lee Rigby, has found a lawyer to seek £20,000 in compensation after his teeth were knocked out by guards at HMP Belmarsh. Rigby’s family met the news with disgust, calling it “blood money.”

The 32-year-old Adebolajo, while on remand in July 2013 at Belmarsh – a high-security prison in southeast London – lashed out at guards as they escorted him to his cell. His head was allegedly knocked against a window, and the Islamist lost two front teeth, Daily Mail reported.

Jan 24 13:00

Missile Mayhem: UK Govt Accused Of Trident Malfunction ‘Cover Up’

Labour and the Scottish National Party (SNP) say Prime Minister Theresa May must explain why Parliament was not told about a failed Trident missile test before a crucial vote on whether to renew Britain’s aging nuclear weapons program.

Jan 24 09:39

UK Supreme Court To Rule If PM Can Trigger Brexit Without Parliamentary Permission

Britain’s Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday whether Parliament has a say in the triggering of the UK’s exit from the European Union, or if Theresa May can enact the legislation as prime minister.

Eleven Supreme Court Justices will deliver the ruling at 9.30am on Tuesday, having already held a four-day hearing last December.

Jan 24 08:56

Fallon Rejects Missile Misfire Towards US, Says Nuke Deterrent Is Fine

Britain rejects reports that a missile was misfired, possibly towards the United States, during a test of its nuclear weapons last year.

On Monday, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon hit back a Sunday Times article, making the allegation, yet he refused to get into the details.

Jan 24 08:24

Retired postman, 88, died hours after he was discharged from hospital wearing just hospital pyjamas despite being so ill he couldn’t eat or drink and could barely stand 

A grieving widow is demanding answers after her retired postman husband died 17 hours after allegedly being discharged from hospital in the cold in just his pyjamas.

William Romp, 88, was taken home by ambulance after a doctor deemed him fit for discharge – despite being so ill he couldn't eat or drink and could barely stand.

But when a paramedic said he didn't agree with the decision, Mr Romp's family called for another doctor, who told them to take the pensioner back to hospital.

Jan 24 08:15

Mainstream British Press Propaganda Ramps Up Dangerous War Rhetoric against Russia

The British press are in full hysteria propaganda mode when it comes to demonising our new greatest threat on planet earth; not climate change, a global pandemic, international terrorism, or America’s new foe in the South China Sea – but Russia.

The Telegraph 31/12/16: “Systemic, relentless, predatory’ Russian cyber threat to US power grid exposed as malware found on major electricity company computer.”

The Independent 13/12/16: “Highly probable Russian interfered with Brexit referendum.”

The Express 15/01/17: “Russians forcing RAF to abort missions in Syria by ‘hacking into’ their systems”

The Guardian 14/01/17: “Senior British politicians ‘targeted by Kremlin’ for smear campaigns”

In all of these newspaper reports, and there are plenty more of them, not a single scrap of actual evidence other than hearsay is published.

Jan 24 08:15

German and British Spy Services in ‘Biggest Rift’ Since World War II, Claim Sources

According to British newspaper The Daily Mail, the Germans accuse Britain of working with the United States to spy on Berlin, while the British government says German intelligence agencies cannot be trusted to safeguard classified information. In an article published on Thursday, The Daily Mail said British and American intelligence agencies have stopped sharing non-critical intelligence with their German counterparts.

Jan 23 16:53

Fallon Rejects Missile Misfire Towards US, Says Nuke Deterrent Is Fine

Britain rejects reports that a missile was misfired, possibly towards the United States, during a test of its nuclear weapons last year.

On Monday, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon hit back a Sunday Times article, making the allegation, yet he refused to get into the details.

Jan 23 16:28

Fallon Refuses To Explain Alleged Trident Nuke Malfunction, As US Officials Spill The Beans

As Defense Secretary Michael Fallon dodged questions in the Commons over a June 2016 nuclear missile incident, US officials appear to have been openly briefing the American press on key details.

Fallon based his defense of the Trident nuclear missile system on repeated refusals to answer questions on what he called ‘national security’ grounds.

Jan 23 16:24

At Least 4 Injured As Explosion Rocks London Apartment Block

Homes in a borough of London have been evacuated after an explosion tore through a block of flats.

Four people are being treated for injuries sustained in an explosion on Monday evening, according to the London Ambulance Service.

Jan 23 16:13

London Facing ‘Very High’ Air Pollution Alert For First Time

The mayor of the British capital has issued a “very high” air pollution warning for the first time while other cities across the country are also suffering from a high level of pollutants.

“The shameful state of London’s toxic air today has triggered a ‘very high’ air pollution alert under my new air quality warning system,” London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a tweet on Monday.

Jan 23 16:03

Desperate EU says UK can't NEGOTIATE deal with Trump as it PANICS ahead of May meeting

BRITAIN cannot start formal trade negotiations with Donald Trump until after the country has left the European Union, Brussels mandarins have warned.

Jan 23 16:01

Chief Remoaner says Brexit is NOT 'the will of the people' and suggests 'direct action'

A C GRAYLING believes leaving the EU is not the will of the British people as he underlined the need for direct action if certain conditions are not met.

Speaking on Sky News, the Master of the New College of the Humanities in London and a staunch Remainer, reiterated his view last year's June referendum was merely advisory and there was “no mandate” for the UK to leave the EU without Parliament discussing it openly first.

Jan 23 13:43

GCHQ Boss Quits After Just 2 Years In Top Cyber-Spy Job

GCHQ director Robert Hannigan is stepping down after only two years as chief of the cyber spy agency for “personal reasons,” the intelligence service has announced.

Hannigan took over GCHQ in 2014, just a year after National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden exposed the vast extent of surveillance carried out by US and British intelligence services.

Jan 23 13:02

British Army ‘Incapable’ Of Fighting Russia: UK Think Tank

The UK Army is “effectively incapable” of matching Russia’s military might in case of a war, the force’s own think tank has warned.

The Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR) warned in a paper that years of spending cuts has weakened the British Army so much that its only remaining fighting unit could be wiped out “in an afternoon” in case of a confrontation with countries like Russia.

Jan 23 12:57

David Cameron ‘Names Birds After Boris Johnson & Shoots Them’

Game hunting ex-Prime Minister David Cameron names birds after Brexiteers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove before shooting them, it has emerged.

Cameron, a keen shooter, said when he takes aim at a bird he imagines it is called ‘Boris’ or ‘Michael’ – a vent, perhaps, for vengeful thoughts after the Tory rivals destroyed his leadership in the EU referendum.

Jan 23 11:39

Trump’s Inaugural Address Was Like No Other in History

He is rich enough, and independent enough, and cantankerous enough that he may not get stuck in the swamps of political compromise.

Donald Trump’s inaugural address is going to go down in history as one of the great ones.I say this as a man with 59 years of public speaking experience and a Ph.D. in American history.

Trump’s speech was different from any previous inaugural address. He spoke directly to his political base. He did not try to pull the country together in some kind of vague, pie-in-the-sky, common-ground political rhetoric. He threw down the gauntlet from the very beginning. Standing in front of the Capitol building, surrounded by former Presidents and politicians, he said that everything they had done in the past has been a way to extract power from the American people and to feather their own nests. This, of course, is exactly what they have done. Nobody had ever said this before in an inaugural address.

Jan 23 11:24

UK Charity Worker Deemed A Threat To Iranian National Security Has Jail Term Finalized – Reports

A Briton, working for the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, has had her jail term confirmed after being convicted of unnamed security charges in Iran, according to reports.

Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, 37, who also holds Iranian nationality, was arrested in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport last April after visiting family.

Jan 23 10:37

Two Days Before Trump Inauguration, UK Tests Tunnel To France: Report

Britain’s military sent tanks down the tunnel linking the country to France to see if the route could be effectively used to send troops to Europe just as Donald Trump was preparing to assume office.

The test was conducted on Wednesday, when five tanks were sent into the 30-mile Channel Tunnel, known as Chunnel, NBC News reported Sunday.

Jan 22 10:21

Viewers SAVAGE BBC Newsnight for Obama BIAS as Donald Trump described as 'JOKE'

IRATE BBC viewers took to social media in droves last night to hit out at BBC's Newsnight for appearing to portray Mr Trump's presidency as "apocalyptic".

Viewers were shocked by the contrasting tones taken in discussing Donald Trump and Barack Obama during last night's BBC programme.

The audience for Friday evening's Newsnight were shocked as the the political news team put together a sentimental and warm tribute to Mr Obama.

In a closing montage, presenters played out the Democrat President, underlined by a heartbreaking Adele soundtrack.

In contrast to "mourning" former President Obama's departure, viewers criticised the BBC for highlighting personalities who castigated Mr Trump as "a joke".

Jan 22 10:07

Trident ‘COVER-UP’ – Theresa May REFUSES to say if she knew missile went flying TOWARDS US

THERESA May refused to explain if she knew about a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent which took place weeks before a crucial Commons vote on the future of the submarine-launched missile system.

Ministers have been accused of covering up the failed test which saw the launch of an unarmed Trident II D5 missile from a British submarine off the coast of Florida in June.

The missile is said to have malfunctioned and was never revealed to MPs.

Jan 22 09:12

Trump’s Inaugural Speech – Promises, Hopes and Opportunities

Could 21st century capitalism dump imperialism? Maybe.
Just hours ago Donald Trump was finally sworn in as the President of the United States. Considering all the threats hanging over this event, this is good news because at least for the time being, the Neocons have lost their control over the Executive Branch and Trump is now finally in a position to take action.

The other good news is Trump’s inauguration speech which included this historical promise “We do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather to let it shine as an example for everyone to follow”. Could that really mean that the USA has given up its role of World Hegemon? The mere fact of asking the question is already an immensely positive development as nobody would have asked it had Hillary Clinton been elected.

Jan 21 18:53

Trump’s Declaration of War – Paul Craig Roberts

If truth can be said, President Trump has declared a war far more dangerous to himself than if he had declared war against Russia or China.

Trump made it abundantly clear that Americans’ enemies are right here at home: globalists, neoliberal economists, neoconservatives and other unilateralists accustomed to imposing the US on the world and involving us in endless and expensive wars, politicians who serve the Ruling Establishment rather than the American people, indeed, the entire canopy of private interests that have run America into the ground while getting rich in the process.

Jan 21 15:34

Britain Now At ‘Greater Risk Of Terrorist Attack Than 6yrs Ago’

The growing number of jihadists returning to the UK from Syria means Britain is now at greater risk of suffering a terrorist attack than it was six years ago, the government’s independent reviewer of terror legislation, David Anderson QC, has warned.

Anderson says the pervading sense of the country being “over the worst” when he started his role in 2011 was a “false dawn.”

Jan 21 10:27

Video: ‘Copyright Used As Pretext For Censorship ’ – Fmr MI5 Agent On New Facebook’s Policy

RT has been blocked from posting content to its Facebook page. The ban, according to the Facebook bot, will last until Saturday 10:55pm.

Jan 20 17:57

Grave Robbers Dig Up Skeletons, Scatter Bones Around Manchester Cemetery

Vandals dug up and scattered bones around a graveyard in an unusual incident in Greater Manchester.

The damaged grave was discovered on Tuesday surrounded by the bones of one of its former occupants, a man who died in 1922 after falling off a cliff while hiking.

Jan 20 14:45

Palestine: the international community screws up, again

Stuart Littlewood relates the present Arab-Israeli conflict to the Western powers’ drafting of UN Resolution 242, whose deceitful wording allows Israel to argue that it does not have to return all the land it stole in the 1967 war.

Jan 20 13:27

Briton Dies Working On 2022 World Cup Stadium In Qatar

A British man has died while working on a stadium in Qatar that will be used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

It is unclear how the 40-year-old man died, or if his death is related to the many accidents that have killed thousands of migrant workers in Qatar.

Jan 20 13:08

British Tanks Sent Through Channel Tunnel To Prepare For War

Tanks have been sent through the Channel Tunnel in a secret midnight training operation to prepare for war in Europe.

Five vehicles in total were loaded onto trains, sent through, and then returned to the UK overnight on Wednesday.

Jan 20 12:11

Brexit Britain Is ‘Open For Business,’ But Only If It Pays Its £60bn EU Debt

UK Prime Minister Theresa May might have told world leaders that Britain is ready to freely engage with markets across the globe after it leaves the European Union, but the divorce is turning bitter and costly.

According to EU diplomats, any future trade agreement talks will come with a hefty price tag for the British taxpayer, as payment of financial liabilities of up to £60 billion ($74 billion) will come as a priority to European negotiators.

Jan 20 10:58

Bomb Squad Called 600 Times In 2 Months To Blow Up Volatile Chemical In UK Schools

Military bomb disposal teams were called out to hundreds of schools in the UK in the space of two months to safely destroy a potentially-dangerous chemical stored in many chemistry classrooms.

The Department for Education (DfE) has admitted it worked with the Ministry of Defense (MoD) to carry out controlled explosions of 2,4 dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH) – a volatile chemical known to pose a risk of explosion caused by shock, friction or fire.

Jan 20 10:55

Watch out for provocations against Russia

Recently, Britain became the voice for a potential war with Russia. First, former NATO commander General Sir Richard Shirreff's book, 2017 War with Russia, came out in May; after that, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called on the British people to participate in street demonstrations against Russia. Last week, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon stated that war with Russia is not likely in 2017, but Britain would be ready for war against Russia in two years. There is a climbing tension between countries, nothing short of the one the world experienced when Cold War tensions occasionally peaked. British politicians are ignoring the fact that a war between Russia and the Western bloc would drag the whole world into it. Only 100 years ago the world was dragged into a serious war that went on for four years. The ambitions of European politicians thrust the world into an irreversible conflict in three weeks. This conflict was the First World War and led to deaths of 20 million people.

Jan 20 09:21

UK Media Accused Of ‘Consistent Stream Of Negative & Inaccurate Reporting About Muslims’

In a personal campaign for fairer coverage, one man has exposed scores of articles in the British press that misrepresent Muslims or Islam.

Since undertaking the project, Miqdaad Versi, the assistant general secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), has forced newspapers to make 20 retractions and corrections.

Jan 19 17:31

Floella Benjamin says Brexit could KILL OFF Peppa Pig - Lib Dem peer in astonishing rant

LIBERAL DEMOCRAT peer and former children’s TV presenter Floella Benjamin has claimed Brexit has put at risk top shows such as Peppa Pig.

Jan 19 17:26

Brexit Britain is ‘open for business,’ but only if it pays its £60bn EU debt

According to EU diplomats, any future trade agreement talks will come with a hefty price tag for the British taxpayer, as payment of financial liabilities of up to £60 billion ($74 billion) will come as a priority to European negotiators.

Jan 19 16:31

Donald Trump to Name the Owner of NY Jets as an Ambassador to the UK, Twitter Reacts

It looks like the next ambassador to the United States to the UK will be the owner of NY Jets, Woody Johnson.

Jan 19 16:30

Britain’s ‘Failure To Tackle Tax Havens’ Draws Ire Of Anti-Corruption Campaigners

Anti-corruption campaigners have accused the British government of falling short on its longstanding commitment to fight corruption, voicing concerns over the government’s “rejection of the need to stop the UK tax havens selling secrecy.”

Responding to recommendations by the International Development Committee (IDC) in its October 2016 report ‘Tackling corruption overseas’, officials once again asserted on Monday the UK is a “leader in the fight against corruption and promoting transparency.”

Jan 19 14:43

Man Stabbed Repeatedly In Shocking CCTV Footage Released By Manchester Police (VIDEO)

Police in Manchester have released CCTV footage of a vicious stabbing that took place in the city center in the early hours of Monday morning.

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which took place at 12:15am on Monday, January 16 outside the popular Printworks venue.

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