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May 30 16:52

Desperation: Brexit Ballot "How to Vote" Guide Instructs Brits to Vote to Stay in EU

The Brexit postal ballot has a helpful illustration which "incidentally" instructs Brits to vote to remain in the EU.

May 30 15:44

Flashback - Scottish independence: Shop costs warning over 'Yes' vote

The bosses of three major retailers have warned that Scottish consumers could face higher prices if Scotland votes for independence.

May 30 15:38

Flashback: Project Fear stopped Scottish Independence, but can it keep Britain inside the EU?

Fear helped keep Scotland part of the United Kingdom, it is said. The pro-unionist Better Together campaign, which helped ensure Scots voted by a 55-45 margin against independence, was privately dubbed "Project Fear" by one of its volunteers as a way to mock accusations that it was scaremongering.

May 30 10:19

In 30 seconds: Why Brexit is going to win on June 23

With five and a half weeks to go to the June 23 referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, Brexit now looks certain to win. Here's why:

1) In order to secure victory, Remain should be 8-10 points clear by now in the polls. This is because turnout will be much higher on the Brexit side. Yet, polls of polls show a dead heat, with a slight lead recently for Brexit. See analysis here, also on why online polls (favouring Brexit) are likely to be more reliable.

2) Remain has fired off all of its big guns. But there has been no movement in the polls. They don't have any options left. See here for why.

3) David Cameron is a technocrat. He does not have the mental capacity, or the charisma, to engage an issue as substantive as Britain's membership of the EU. This is why he is so easy to ridicule. See here.

May 30 10:18

UK prepares to send warship to tackle Libya refugee crisis

The British government is preparing to send a Royal Navy warship to the coast of Libya to lead new attempts to tackle people and weapon smuggling amid fears of a surge in refugee boats following the closure of the Turkish route into Europe.

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to outline a new EU plan on Friday, and a government spokesman said late on Thursday that a formal request for help was imminently expected from the UN-backed Libyan unity government.

The plan comes in a week in which nearly 200 people have died in shipwrecks off the Libyan coast. On Thursday, 80 people were said to have drowned when a boat carrying hundreds foundered about 64km off Libya, while the toll from a sinking on Wednesday rose to 100 when rescuers said many had drowned in the hold of the capsized boat. Hundreds of others were rescued from the ships.

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So what, precisely, is the British Government going to do with these battle-scarred, PTSD-haunted, hungry, and desperate refugees, attempting to get away from the monstrous civil war in their country, created courtesy of the US and NATO?!?

Yes, they can intercept the boats and get them to turn around, but what then, for these war refugees?!?

I would like to hope that SOMEONE at #10 Downing Street, and the British Naval High Command have been giving some thought to the long-term consequences of this policy.

May 30 09:52

Tony Blair won’t be investigated in Iraq War inquiry

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair will not be investigated for breaking laws in the upcoming Iraq War inquiry report, in spite of assertions that the military intervention was illegal.

May 30 08:50

David Cameron calls Sadiq Khan 'proud Muslim' – weeks after linking him to Islamic extremism

The PM and London mayor were launching the Remain camp's battle bus

May 30 06:37

"That's Not True" BBC Host Hangs Up On Guest for Citing Rotherham Muslim Rape Scandal

According to BBC host Dotun Adebayo, the Rotherham mass rape scandal never happened and bringing it up is "offensive."

May 29 09:06

Tony Blair: Corbyn in power would be a 'dangerous experiment'

During the interview Mr Blair said the dislike many felt for him was less to do with the Iraq War and more to do with him winning three general elections for Labour.

May 29 08:46

‘All we have to fear is fear itself’

It is irresponsible to enter the polling booth on June 23 without trying to assess the reasons why so many citizens in the UK want to leave the EU. That disillusionment with, and sense of detachment from, Brussels is becoming widespread all over the EU.

There is a sense that austerity applies to all but the rich. A belief that the social part of the social market has been cast aside; deep unease at appalling levels of unemployment in some EU countries; shock that the commission negotiated in total secrecy with America the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...

May 29 08:35

Tony Blair hints he could reject Chilcot Inquiry findings – and ‘looks forward’ to debate

'Well, of course, you don’t see the report until it comes out so let’s wait for that point but I think when you go back and look at what was said I don’t think anyone can seriously dispute I was making it clear what my position was'

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May 29 08:08

The Blair Impeachment Project: Time for action at long last

With just over six weeks to go before the long-awaited release of the Chilcot report into the Iraq War the calls for former Prime Minister Tony Blair to be properly held to account for the lies he told us in the lead up to the illegal invasion are increasing by the day.

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May 29 08:01

EU army plans ‘kept secret’ from British voters until after Brexit referendum

Detailed plans to move towards the creation of a European army are being kept secret from British voters until the day after the June 23 Brexit referendum, it has emerged.

May 29 07:57

EU Preparing for a Possible Brexit

SPIEGEL has learned that the foreign ministers of six EU countries have met to discuss the implications of Britain's possible departure from the European Union. They fear that difficult negotiations over the course of two years could result.

May 28 15:33

Britain’s Prevent strategy: Potential implications for civil liberties

Ruth Tenne views the potential of the UK government’s Prevent strategy – whose purpose is to stop people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism – for snuffing out legitimate activities, such as criticism of Israel and support for the Palestinians.

May 28 06:47

‘Unforgivable’: Majority of Brits can’t absolve Tony Blair of his Iraq war sins

Pollster YouGov carried out the survey ahead of the publication of the long-delayed Chilcot Inquiry report, which examines the legality of Britain’s 2003 Iraq invasion.

It found only eight percent believe Blair did nothing wrong, while 53 percent said they could never forgive him.

May 28 06:47

Pro-EU Propaganda in Britain Goes into Overdrive

In recent months, the British establishment has engaged in the most blatant and concerted propaganda campaign since the Scottish independence referendum or the Iraq war. Every day, the establishment spreads more fear in an attempt to keep Britain in the European Union (EU); with this propaganda campaign completely undermining the democratic process.

May 27 20:11

UK Home Secretary Theresa May Hails "Benefits" of Sharia Law

UK Home Secretary Theresa May said many British Muslims "benefit a great deal" from living under Sharia law while launching an investigation into any possible "mistreatment of women" under the separate legal system.

May 27 09:03

MPs warn voters being 'conned' as Brussels keeps plans for EU army secret until after referendum

British voters are being “conned” by Brussels officials who are keeping plans for a European army secret until after the referendum, leading Tories have claimed.

Liam Fox, the former defence secretary who served under David Cameron, told The Telegraph that the ambitions showed the EU is wedded to the “dangerous fantasy” of creating a single defence force.

Another eurosceptic Tory MP said voters were being “deceived” and “hoodwinked” about the true scale of the EU’s drive to create a single army.

The backlash came as it emerged plans to move towards the creation of a European army are being kept secret from British voters until the day after next month’s referendum.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What is so horrific about this plan for a unified, European Army that Brits are not supposed to know about it until the day AFTER the referendum next month?!?

IF I were a Brit, I would want to know, and right the heck now, what Brussels had in store for this Army, and what the British commitment to it would be.

May 27 08:02

UK to Lose Out on Millions Due to Tax Loophole For Fracking Firms

Greenpeace’s Energy Desk found out that the UK government is giving UK fossil fuel companies investing in fracking tax breaks in form of enhanced capital allowances that reduce their taxable profit.

"It’s inexcusable that Ministers are treating fracking firms to a generous tax loophole, whilst denying clean, renewable energy projects the very same tax breaks," Caroline Lucas, a Green Party member of parliament, said, commenting on the findings.

May 27 07:11

'My disabled mother missed out on SIX bungalows because immigrants jump the council house queue': Brexit voter reveals why she launched her furious outburst during first EU referendum TV debate

Emily Wood, 28, from Poole, who lives with mother Valerie and carer father Roderick, says they have even visited the council houses to prove foreigners are being 'bumped up'.

She said: 'When we have gone round to see who has ended up in the property, it has usually been immigrants'.

Miss Wood fell out with MPs and audience members when she said her disabled mother could not get the council house she needs because immigrants are given priority.

Today the music producer stood by her comments on live TV last night and told MailOnline: 'I felt I had to speak up for my generation'.

May 27 07:01

Anti-cancer jab piloted in gay men

A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June.

The jab protects against human papillomavirus, which increases the risk of oral, anal and penile cancers.

It has been offered to school-age girls, to protect them from cervical cancer, since 2008.

However, there have been repeated calls for the vaccine to be given to all boys as well.

May 27 05:46

Brussels fears Brexit will be ‘THE END’ of EU

Brussels fears Brexit will be ‘THE END’ of EU due to devastating domino effect

EUROPEAN leaders are scrambling to avoid a total collapse of the EU amid fears Brexit will inspire other countries to quit the union.

Senior officials are terrified a ‘Leave’ vote in next month’s referendum will cause a domino effect in the 28-state bloc - with one official revealing Brexit will be a “historical disaster.”

High-ranking Eurocrats have held a series of meetings in recent weeks to thrash out how the union will exist without Britain and how to stop other countries from following suit.

One senior French official told the Financial Times: “Playing down or minimising the consequences would put Europe at risk. The principle of consequences is very important — to protect Europe."

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May 26 18:18

ELTON JOHN’S CANADIAN HUSBAND DAVID FURNISH IN TABLOID SEX TALE

Elton was able to block publication of the exposé in Britain, where there are stricter privacy laws. (The court-ordered injunction does not apply outside England and Wales but reps for Elton and Furnish are going to great lengths to threaten media outlets — including Pop Goes The News.)

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Many people have reacted on Twitter.

The attempted UK gagging order on #celebrityaffair is a joke. Calling David Furnish a celebrity is even funnier.

— Fran Cee (@franceeding) April 8, 2016

How nice of the British court to protect #DavidFurnish and #EltonJohn with that injunction. Their anonymity is well covered.????

— Tiina Wiik (@TuonenJoutsen) April 8, 2016

All this talk about a celeb #superinjunction I wonder who it could be? In other news Elton John and David Furnish are trending on twitter!

— Tony Ruddick (@tonyruddick) April 7, 2016

May 26 15:33

UK Muslim Women Face Gender, Religious Discrimination: Study

A study has found that Muslim women face a double bind of religious and gender discrimination in the British society, which subjects them to harassment and abuse.

Britain’s Faith Matter group and the European Network Against Racism conducted a research about the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim women across the UK.

May 26 13:32

UK University Lecturers On Two-Day Strike Over Pay Rise

UK university lecturers have launched a two-day strike over an unresolved pay dispute, amid warnings that other university staff could join the row.

Lecturers across the UK began the strike on Wednesday as they rejected the 1.1 percent pay rise offered by the Universities and Colleges Employer Association (UCEA).

May 26 10:27

Migration hits second highest level EVER at 333,000 and nearly HALF are from the EU as Boris Johnson warns we can ‘kiss goodbye’ to border controls without Brexit

Britain's ability to control its borders has taken centre stage in the EU referendum battle after new figures showed net annual migration running at 333,000.

The level is the second highest ever and more than triple David Cameron's target. The numbers coming from the EU equalled their previous record at 184,000 and made up nearly half the total.

May 26 10:21

LEAKED: Tories want to ram EU-Canada trade deal through parliament without MPs’ consent

Leaked minutes of a meeting in Brussels suggest Downing Street is trying to fast-track an EU-Canada trade deal that will allow corporations to sue national governments in secret courts without parliamentary consent.

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is free trade deal between Canada and Europe, which shares many traits with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal being brokered between the EU and US.

Campaigners warn CETA, which has been finalized but not ratified, would pave the way for a “corporate power grab,” while undercutting vital legislation put in place to protect workers’ rights, the environment and consumer safety.

May 26 08:39

Bank in the UK? Plans afoot to make YOU liable for bank fraud

Bank customers may be obliged to bear the bill for fraud against their accounts, under proposed changes under consideration between banks, the UK government and GCHQ.

Under the plans, individuals or companies with poor online security could be “frozen out of banking services or even excluded from the system whereby banks compensate customers whose accounts are hacked”, the Financial Times reports.

UK banks - unlike those in the US - routinely cover the costs of online fraud, at least in cases where customer negligence (such as sharing PIN codes or cards with third parties) is excluded. Pushing the burden of fraudulent losses towards customers is likely to be hugely controversial.

May 26 07:47

British Armed Forces Would Be Stronger Outside The EU, Say Former Military Chiefs

Former military leaders have rallied in favor of a British exit from the EU, citing the perils of allowing Brussels to run the country.

Senior military figures have spoken for and against the EU over the course of the campaign. The latest intervention saw no less than 12 former officers call for a Brexit.

May 25 15:36

‘Not Remotely On The Cards’ Cameron Rules Out Turkey Joining EU Anytime Soon

David Cameron ruled out Turkey joining the EU anytime soon, saying Ankara may join the bloc ‘in about the year 3000.’

May 25 15:34

George Osborne STILL defends his £130m ‘sweetheart’ deal with Google but he faces calls for fresh HMRC probe after French police raid internet giant’s Paris HQ

Angela Eagle, the shadow business secretary, accused the Chancellor of being 'far too satisfied' with 'his cosy little tax deal,' which he hailed as a 'major success' for the UK taxpayer earlier this year - despite the firm only paying HMRC £130 million for 10 years of back taxes.

And Meg Hillier, chair of the Commons public accounts committee, said MPs are demanding to know whether HMRC has requested evidence from the French police that led to yesterday's raid.

May 25 15:04

Now EU wants to make our advert breaks longer: Brussels set to scrap rules that limit commercials to 12 minutes an hour

Television viewers may have to sit through even more adverts after Brussels said it would scrap rules limiting the length of breaks in shows.

The European Commission yesterday revealed it wants to dump restrictions preventing channels showing more than 12 minutes of commercials each hour.

Officials also want to loosen rules restricting product placement to allow more in-your-face American-style brand promotion.

May 25 14:33

Libyans Wounded While Fighting ISIS May Get British Hospital Treatment

Libyan militia fighters wounded while engaging Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in their country may be airlifted out for treatment in British hospitals, it has been reported.

May 25 14:02

'Last Whites of The East End' - BBC Doc On The Dwindling White-Working Class In East London

"We've always been a country where immigration's been a part, but not on this scale... I feel that we've been ethnically cleansed."

Those are the words of one East Londoner of the "disappearing cockney tribe," British folks who've lived in Newham their entire lives but are now being driven from their homes thanks to a hostile Muslim population taking their city over through legal immigration.

The documentary has been shared by an anonymous person on YouTube, watch it while you still can because the BBC is no doubt going to take it down.

May 25 12:12

Brexit Fears Force Cameron To Seek Help From His Friends At G7 Summit

Prime Minister David Cameron will seek support for Britain remaining in the European Union from world leaders at the G7 summit this week, amid accusations the PM is courting global “elites.”

Cameron flew to Japan on Tuesday night, leaving a kingdom divided over whether to leave or remain in the EU. The referendum takes place in less than a month, on June 23.

May 25 09:14

Now fracking firms set sights on beauty spots across Britain: Hundreds of sites could be approved for drilling including national parks

Vast swathes of countryside face a renewed threat from fracking after a landmark planning decision, campaigners warned yesterday.

They say that the go-ahead for a scheme in Yorkshire could be the ‘tip of the iceberg’, with hundreds of drilling projects across Britain, including beauty spots, to follow.

May 25 08:09

Generals fight for Brexit: Our forces would be stronger outside 'not fit for purpose' EU, says a dozen former top brass

Britain's Armed Forces would be more effective outside the European Union, 12 former generals and admirals claim today.

Throwing their weight behind the Brexit campaign, the former military top brass say the EU has become 'intrusive', 'out of control' and 'not fit for purpose'.

They reject the idea that a Brexit would have a negative impact on the UK's defence and security, saying that Nato is responsible for peace across Europe.

And in a shattering blow to No 10, one of Britain's most respected generals claims EU law has seriously undermined the country's combat effectiveness.

General Sir Michael Rose says service personnel are in danger of becoming 'no more than civilians in uniform'.

May 25 07:39

MoD ‘Urgently Investigating’ Claims Saudi Arabia Is Using UK-Made Cluster Bombs In Yemen

Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) is urgently investigating claims that banned UK-made cluster bombs have been used by Saudi Arabia in its war in Yemen.

UK-manufactured cluster bombs have been found in a Yemeni village, according to a report published by human rights NGO Amnesty International on Monday.

May 24 17:22

Billions of pounds of cuts and tax hikes or more austerity if UK votes for Brexit, IFS warns

Britain will have to make an extra £15billion worth of cuts and tax rises if voters back a Brexit or face another two years of austerity, the IFS has warned.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said that any gains to Britain from lower EU contributions in the wake of a leave vote will be cancelled out by the economic costs.

May 24 15:57

‘Declaration Of War’: North Yorkshire Fracking Approval Sparks Outrage

Anti-fracking campaigners have lambasted North Yorkshire council for unleashing an assault on citizens’ rights to fresh air and clean water, after the local authority approved Britain’s first fracking operation since 2011.

May 24 15:48

Brexit Will Be 'Applauded' In Moscow: UK Defense Secretary

Britain’s possible exit from the European Union (EU) will be “absolutely applauded in Moscow” as it would lead to the relaxation of Western sanctions against Russia, says UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.

May 24 14:56

Accepting Assad? Fallon’s Syria Policy Coming Unstuck As MPs Question War Aims

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon’s Syria policy is under growing pressure amid rumors MPs may quietly favor a decentralized system of government in Syria which would weaken President Bashar Assad, but leave him in power.

Fallon is expected to give his first full assessment of the situation in Syria to the House of Commons on Tuesday.

May 24 14:26

Cameron: ‘I’d Meet Trump, But His Muslim Comments Are Dangerous’

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he would be happy to meet presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump despite again criticising the tycoon’s proposed travel ban on Muslims, this time labelling the policy “dangerous.”

May 24 14:21

Brexit Could Damage UK Health Care: NHS Chief

Britain’s separation from the European Union (EU) could damage the country’s publicly funded health care system, referred to as the National Health Service (NHS), according to a senior NHS official.

May 24 13:59

Tory Election Fraud Allegations Must Face National Police Inquiry – SNP

Scottish National Party (SNP) MP Pete Wishart has called on the London Metropolitan Police to launch a large-scale national inquiry into allegations of fraud by Conservative MPs during the 2015 General Election.

In a letter to Scotland Yard, Wishart urged the force to investigate whether Tory MPs fraudulently recorded local voter spending by failing to record accommodation costs for activists bussed in to local constituencies.

May 24 13:32

Man Vs Wild: British Soldiers Routed By Elephants, Cows & Foxes

As if defeat at the hands of the Taliban and Iraqi insurgencies wasn’t enough, new figures show in recent years UK troops have been bested by elephants, snakes, cows and an irate German fox.

May 24 13:32

Wave Of Bomb Threats Plague Dozens Of Schools In US And UK

Bomb threats prompted lockdowns and evacuations in dozens of elementary and high schools across the US and UK, leaving classes to be resumed only after police failed to find any explosives or other dangerous items.

The threats led to the evacuations of schools in Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin.

May 24 09:52

David Cameron 'could face no-confidence vote by his own MPs over handling of EU referendum'

The PM's approach to the EU referendum has incensed some of his colleagues

May 24 09:45

Cameron’s New BFF? UK Faces US & Japanese Ire At G7 After ‘Love-Bombing’ China

Prime Minister David Cameron will come under pressure from the United States and Japan at this week’s G7 summit for his government’s close relations with China, at a time when Washington and Beijing have clashed over territorial disputes.

May 24 08:59

David Cameron's former guru Steve Hilton reveals he is backing Brexit from 'impenetrable' and 'hubristic' EU

PM's ex-policy adviser says 'taking back power' is the 'ideal choice for our times'

May 24 08:54

Never mind the b*******: Tories at breaking point over George Osborne's doomsday Brexit dossier

A FURIOUS Tory backlash over George Osborne’s doomsday dossier on Brexit tonight took the party to “breaking point” - as two ministers even threatened to quit.

May 24 08:54

EU ON THE BRINK: Brexit 'will LIBERATE EUROPE by triggering mass anti-Brussels backlash'

Right-wing populist Geert Wilders said Brexit on June 23 would triggering a "patriotic spring" across the continent.

Wilder, the outspoken leader of the anti-immigration Party for Freedom, is fiercely opposed to the Netherlands' EU membership.

And he hopes a British exit would have an "enormous effect" on the Eurosceptic movement in his country and beyond.

May 24 08:50

Anti-malarial drug linked to psychosis among soldiers could finally be banned in UK military

An almost total ban on the anti-malaria drug Lariam may soon come into effect, amid fears that hundreds of UK soldiers could sue over the affects it has had on their mental health.

May 24 08:38

What Britain Forgot: Making Things Matters

At the root of this inability to stage a real recovery is the serious imbalance that has developed in the past few decades – namely, the over-development of the UK financial sector and the atrophy of manufacturing.

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The same problem we have here in the US!

May 23 17:41

UK Cybercrime Prosecutions Rise 34% In 1 Year

The number of cyber criminals prosecuted in Britain rose by almost 34 percent in 2015 while prosecutions for white collar criminals also increased marginally, new figures reveal.

May 23 17:29

Fear-monger George Osborne attempts to bullshit public over Brexit

The head of the British Treasury, George Osborne, has warned that leaving the EU, known as Brexit, would lead the UK into a year-long recession as well as 820,000 job losses.

May 23 17:16

Anti-Malarial Drug Linked To Psychosis Among Soldiers Could Finally Be Banned In UK Military

An almost total ban on the anti-malaria drug Lariam may soon come into effect, amid fears that hundreds of UK soldiers could sue over the affects it has had on their mental health.

A long-awaited parliamentary report into the effects of the drug, known as Mefloquine in the US, where it is already banned, seems likely to spur an almost full ban – and an avalanche of legal cases against the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

May 23 16:37

One In 8 UK Militants Prosecuted After Returning From Syria, Iraq

Only one of eight British militants who have fought along terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq have faced prosecution after they return to the UK.

Richard Keen, a Home Office spokesman in the House of Lords, said that Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has only prosecuted 35 cases that involved 54 British nationals accused of joining Takfiri groups in the two Arab countries.

May 23 15:56

EU referendum poll tracker

There's a consistent pattern: in telephone polls remain tends to be in the lead; in internet polls the two sides are neck and neck.

The discrepancy between the two types of poll has narrowed in the last few months.

The lead for remain in phone polls is now about 8-12% when people who respond "don't know" are eliminated, down from about 20% last year. Internet polls have been suggesting a virtual dead heat for months.

May 23 15:27

Labour Leader Preparing To Call For Tony Blair’s War Crimes Trial

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is reportedly preparing to call for an investigation into former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair for war crimes in the wake of a long-awaited Chilcot inquiry into the country’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

The Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war will publish a 2.6 million-word report on July 6, following seven years of analyzing evidence about how the British government acted before the invasion of Iraq and during the war.

May 23 15:09

No wonder they want us to Remain: Germany fears Brexit because they would lose £35BILLION

A GERMAN bank has predicted Britain leaving the EU will cost the German economy almost £35BILLION - plunging the country into financial disrepair.

May 23 14:51

'UK Trains Armies On Its Own Human Rights Blacklist'

The British government is providing military training to the majority of nations it has blacklisted for human rights violations, a new report reveals.

In a report published on Sunday, the Independent revealed that 16 of the 30 countries on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)’s “human rights priority” watchlist are receiving military support from the UK despite being accused by London itself of issues ranging from internal repression to the use of sexual violence in armed conflicts.

May 23 14:40

‘Absolute Scandal’: Illegal UK-Made Cluster Bombs Found In Yemeni Village Attacked By Saudis

Banned UK-manufactured cluster bombs have been found in a Yemeni village targeted in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, leading to calls for the UK to come clean on its weapon sales and military support to Saudi Arabia.

The unexploded BL-755 cluster bomb is designed to be dropped from the UK-made Tornado aircraft used by the Saudi Air Force. It was found in a village in the north of the conflict-torn Gulf nation.

May 23 11:17

Muslim STABS 4 WOMEN (mother with daughter) in grocery store parking lot in London

A 66-year old Muslim, detained on suspicion of attempted murder, after four women were stabbed at a Sainsburys in Hampton, was on bail for assaulting a police officer a DAY before the attack.

May 23 09:35

London Fuels 'Brutal War' in Yemen Supplying Riyadh With Cluster Bombs

Oxfam UK Chief Executive Mark Goldring said Monday in a statement that the United Kingdom fuels "brutal war" in Yemen by supplying Saudi Arabia, which is involved in the conflict, with cluster bombs.

May 23 09:32

British Lord Proposes "Fix" To Pension Crisis: Work Until 70 To Get More Money

In a world of increasingly more negative interest rates, one group is impacted more than most: pensioners who had relied on fixed income to fund their retirement years who are slowly discovering that as pension funds are unable to meet their annual 6-7% return target, that the pensions promised to them will never materialize, or worse be haircut by 50%, 60% or more.

May 23 09:02

Why we MUST quit the EU, by Cameron's guru: Friend and strategist Steve Hilton breaks ranks on Brexit to say Britain will be 'literally ungovernable' unless we take back power from the self-serving elite

In a shattering blow to the Prime Minister, Steve Hilton claims the UK is ‘literally ungovernable’ as a democracy while it remains in a club that has been ‘corruptly captured’ by a self-serving elite.

And in an attack on Project Fear, the former No 10 adviser dismisses claims by Mr Cameron, the IMF and the Bank of England that being in the EU makes us more secure.

In an exclusive Daily Mail article, Mr Hilton – who persuaded Mr Cameron to stand for Tory leader – also delivers a devastating assessment of the PM’s referendum deal.

He says Mr Cameron made only ‘modest’ demands of Brussels – and that even these were swatted contemptuously aside. He also warns that Brussels will take revenge on Britain for the referendum if it votes to stay, by imposing fresh diktats.

May 23 09:00

Backing Brexit is 'immoral' and would make the country 'self-destruct' costing 820,000 jobs, say Cameron and Osborne as they AGAIN ramp up the Project Fear warnings

Brexit is the 'self-destruct option' that could cost 800,000 jobs and voting for it is 'immoral', David Cameron and George Osborne have warned.

In a grim joint appearance this morning, the Prime Minister and Chancellor said the 'profound' economic shock from leaving the EU would cause a recession on the scale of the credit crunch.

Mr Cameron even argued that it was 'immoral' to favour quitting the bloc as the Treasury published dramatic analysis showing the economy would shrink by 1 per cent in a single quarter if there is a Leave vote on June 23.

May 23 08:31

New UK Child Abuse Scandal: Council Failed Background Checks On School-Run Taxi Drivers

Children as young as five are alleged to have been targeted in South Ribble, Lancashire, The New Day reports

Children as young as five were “sexually exploited” by taxi ­drivers after a local council failed to run background checks, a new report claims.

May 23 08:20

Banned UK-Made Bomb Used Against Yemenis

A leading human rights group has discovered a banned British-made cluster bomb used by the Saudis in their war on Yemen.

Amnesty International found the undetonated bomb in a remote village in northern Yemen.

May 23 07:59

12 MILLION Turks say they’ll come to the UK once EU deal is signed

MORE than 12 million Turkish citizens are planning to move to Britain when the country joins the European Union, an explosive poll for Express.co.uk has revealed.

May 23 07:59

Heathrow Airport Attack: Al-Qaeda Boss Paid Ex-McDonald's Worker £5K To Blow Himself Up

A former McDonald’s employee from South London was personally schooled by a senior Al-Qaeda boss on how to carry out a deadly suicide attack at Heathrow Airport, targeting passengers arriving from the US and Israel, US court papers reportedly reveal.

Minh Quang Pham, a 33-year-old Muslim convert from New Cross, is facing a possible 50-year sentence after pleading guilty to joining Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the terrorist group’s Yemen offshoot.

May 23 07:55

The EU and IMF deal over Southern Europe hangs over the Brexit debate

Is Europe the new Japan? It is an oft-posed question and one that is hanging over the Brexit debate. Leavers argue that if Europe is going to be a sclerotic economic region, maybe the UK is better getting shot of it. Remainers reply that quitting the EU does not mean you quit the European economic space and that in any case parts of Europe are doing all right. The problem is southern Europe, not the continent as a whole, and in particular Greece.

May 23 07:24

Britain’s Rural Police Officers ‘Sitting Ducks’ For Terrorist Attacks

Rural police officers are “unarmed and vulnerable” and are “sitting ducks” for terrorists, according to a senior member of the Police Federation.

John Apter, head of the Hampshire branch of the police union, told the BBC on Tuesday that armed officers are up to 70 miles (112km) away from some areas, including regions with vital infrastructure like nuclear power plants.

May 23 07:21

Cameron Desperate To Get ‘Remainers’ On Board: Analyst

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s opposition to Turkey joining the European Union is a desperate move to get the “Remainers” — those who want to remain in the EU — on board, according to a British journalist political commentator.

May 23 07:19

Tony Blair’s reputation will be seriously damaged by upcoming Chilcot report into the Iraq War and will deliver ‘absolutely brutal’ verdict on Jack Straw and intelligence figures, former minister reveals 

Tony Blair's reputation will be seriously damaged by the upcoming Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq War, according to a senior source who has discussed the report with its authors.

The report - which will finally be published on July 6 - will also deliver an 'absolute brutal' verdict on the former Labour prime minister, ex-foreign secretary Jack Straw and the former MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove, a former government minister added.

May 23 07:17

U.S., UK, And EU, Are Now Dictatorships

How can it be that in virtually all of the Presidential-candidate head-to-head Democratic versus Republican polling that was done of both Democratic and Republican candidates during the primaries, the preferred Democratic candidate against any one of the Republican candidates was Bernie Sanders, but he almost certainly won’t be that Party’s nominee (and there’s more on that here).

May 22 14:25

Brown: Brexit 'Would Send The Wrong Message About The UK'

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned against Britain leaving the European Union (EU), saying it “would send the wrong message about the UK”.

In a speech delivered in London on Saturday, Brown said if Britain could not cooperate with its nearest neighbors, it would make it harder for young people to plan their futures.

May 22 12:33

Cheerleader For US Aggression, Pushing The World To The Nuclear Brink: Britain’s Defence Secretary Michael Fallon

Michael Fallon is British Defence Secretary. He is adept at making the types of statements that epitomise the pro-neoliberal, militaristic rhetoric that people in the UK have become tired of.

Following Jeremy Corbyn being elected as leader of the Labour Party in Britain, he stated:

May 21 19:28

New plot to share your private data across Whitehall: Fresh powers buried in Queen's Speech are criticised by privacy campaigner

Personal information on the lives of every person in Britain could be passed around between government departments, quangos, town halls and even private firms under new powers buried in the Queen’s Speech.

Wide-ranging powers will permit collections of bulk data from bodies such as HM Revenue & Customs, the DVLA and hundreds of others to be shared elsewhere in government.

Ministers say the measures will help improve the efficiency of the public sector and could save billions. But one privacy campaigner said the move amounted to a vast data grab.

May 21 16:59

Israel's tiresome exceptionalism ...and how to fend off the Inquisition

As the whole world and his dog knows by now, former London Mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended from the Labour Party for expressing an uncomfortable truth (uncomfortable, that is, for Zionists).

May 21 09:24

BEX ALERT - Brexit would hit house prices, says Osborne

A UK vote to leave the European Union would cause an "immediate economic shock" that could hold back growth in house prices, the chancellor has said.

May 20 12:50

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May 20 10:49

Labour MP Resigns After Making Comments On 'Relocating' Israel To USA

A Labour MP has resigned from her role as the Shadow Chancellor’s parliamentary private secretary after it emerged she was in favour of a plan for Israel to be ‘relocated’ to America.

In the latest anti-Semitism scandal to hit the party, Naz Shah admitted sharing a highly inflammatory Facebook post entitled ‘Solution for Israel-Palestine conflict’ two years ago.

May 20 09:25

UK Foreign Sec. reportedly tried to court martial top general for criticising military cuts

Tory Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond tried to have a senior British general court-martialled for publicly criticizing cuts to the military budget, tabled while Hammond was defense secretary, the retired officer has claimed.

May 20 09:03

Economists have a century of failure behind them. No wonder they back Remain now

Over the past few weeks, David Cameron and George Osborne have been claiming, over and again, that those of us who support Brexit have lost the economic argument. They want us to concede that we only really care about “sovereignty”, and to accept that this would come at a heavy cost in terms of forgone prosperity.

It’s a convenient narrative for the Remain side, and one which underpins its strategy to win the referendum. It’s also utter nonsense.

May 20 08:10

London's Muslim Mayor Khan Tells 'Ignorant' Trump to Focus On All the Muslims NOT Killing People

As part of his ongoing jihad against Donald Trump, London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan called on him to stop focusing on the Muslim "terrorists" and "bad people" committing terrorism in the name of Islam and instead focus on those NOT killing people. Khan also repeated his threat that Muslims will start killing people if they're not let into the US.

May 20 07:20

Military Morale Bombs Under The Tories, According To MoD’s Own Survey

Less than half of UK military personnel are satisfied with service life, a Ministry of Defence (MoD) survey shows, indicating a 3 percent dip in the last year and an overall plunge of 16 percent since 2009 – the last year of Labour governance.

May 19 18:59

Poisoned Fields - Glyphosate, the underrated risk?

Glyphosate is the world’s most widely used weed killer. Some claim it is completely harmless, others say it is a serious health hazard for man and animals. A topical investigation into a controversial substance.

May 19 16:57

Boris Johnson Wins ‘Most Offensive Erdogan Poem’ Contest

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson has won the “President Erdogan Offensive Poetry competition” held by the Spectator. The flamboyant Brexiteer, a former editor of the magazine, is to be awarded £1,000 for a limerick which alleges that Erdogan had sex with a goat.

May 19 16:23

Once-Powerful UK Now Cowers Behind ‘Tiny, Impotent Stick’ – Former NATO Commander

Britain is now an “impotent” European social-democracy more interested in “protecting welfare and benefits” than conducting wars, a former British Army general lamented on Wednesday.

In excerpted passages from his forthcoming book ‘2017: War with Russia’, published in the Telegraph, retired Deputy Supreme Commander of NATO General Sir Richard Shirreff said the UK had been neutered by Prime Minister David Cameron.

May 19 13:13

Glyphosate EU approval decision postponed as concerns refuse to go away

Commenting on the development, Green environment and food safety spokesperson Bart Staes stated:

"This latest postponement is a sign that the significant opposition to reapproving glyphosate is being taken seriously by key EU governments. It is clear that the EU Commission and the agro-chemical industry were hell-bent on bulldozing through the approval of glyphosate for unrestricted use for a long timeframe but thankfully this push has been headed off for now. We hope this postponement will convince more EU governments to join in opposing the approval of this controversial substance and, at the very least, to proactively propose comprehensive restrictions on its use.

"The Commission cannot keep coming back with proposals that do not address the concerns with glyphosate. Instead, it needs to finally recognise that there are major problems with glyphosate and legislate for this.

May 19 08:25

UK Queen, King Hamad Revel In Bday Bash Amid Bahrain ‘Bloodier Times’

Rights groups critical of Bahrain’s human rights track record are questioning the decision to seat of the King of Bahrain next to UK’s Queen Elizabeth II during her 90th birthday celebrations.

May 19 08:05

‘Love Triangle’ MPs Exposed In ‘Infidelity & Expenses’ Scandal

Scottish National Party (SNP) MPs embroiled in a double-barrelled scandal involving alleged infidelity and expenses fiddling must be investigated by Britain’s Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, a right-wing Scottish MP has said.

Scottish Conservative deputy chief Jackson Carlaw made the demand in a sharply-worded letter addressed to Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards Kathryn Hudson, calling out the MPs’ alleged conduct.

May 19 07:52

Same question, different answers: What’s going on with the Brexit polls?

Depending on which poll you read this week, the UK is either baulking at the thought of leaving the EU or on a clear path to Brexit and the ensuing apocalypse world leaders have predicted. RT asks: what is going on?
In two polls published this week, the campaign for Britain to ‘remain’ in the EU had a clear lead over the ‘leave’ campaign.

Ipsos MORI found the ‘remain’ camp has an 18 percent lead over the ‘leave’ campaign, while a YouGov survey found ‘remain’ has 44 percent support against the ‘leave’ camp’s 40 percent.

Done deal? Not in the murky world of opinion polls.

Polling firm TNS published the exact opposite result on Tuesday, with 41 percent of respondents backing Brexit against 38 percent supporting ‘remain.’

May 19 07:45

Announced By Queen, US Counter-Extremism Bill Scares Activists

A new bill to counter extremism in the UK, announced by Queen Elizabeth II, could serve as a means to crack down on Britons’ civil rights, activists warn.

The queen introduced the bill Wednesday in a speech announcing the government’s legislative program, saying, it would “prevent radicalization, tackle extremism in all its forms and promote community integration.”

May 19 07:20

EU referendum: Brexit ‘could put cancer research at risk,’ claim leading scientists

If you vote for Brexit you'll die a horrible death! Really.

May 18 17:16

Want a Brexit? Promise you'll sort out UK universities' £1bn research cash loss

Leaving the EU could mean UK universities lose a whopping £1bn research funding, according to report released by Digital Science today.

May 18 15:50

No Meat, We're British! Vegan Population Up 360% In 10 Yrs

The number of UK vegans has multiplied by over 360 percent since 2006 as increasing numbers of Brits choose to scrap meat, eggs, dairy and other animal-based food stuffs, a new survey suggests.

The poll of nearly 10,000 people aged 15 and upwards was conducted by Ipsos MORI for Britain’s Vegan Society and Vegan Life magazine. It is the largest survey of its kind dedicated to estimating the number of vegans across the UK.

May 18 15:29

Four UK Marines Charged With Torturing Colleague

Four British Royal Marines have been charged with subjecting a colleague to a brutal initiation ceremony involving “waterboarding” and other forms of torture.

Royal Marine Ian Tennet, Lance Corporal Scott Simm, and James Taylor, a lance corporal in the Royal Marines Reserves and Former Marine Ryan Logan were charged with the ill-treatment of Carlo Nicholson (pictured below), a subordinate.

May 18 14:16

Queen Seated Next To Bahraini King At Birthday Bash… Because He’s Bankrolling UK Navy Base?

The seating of the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, next to Queen Elizabeth II at her 90th birthday extravaganza has been condemned by campaigners critical of the Gulf kingdom’s human rights record.

May 18 14:00

Woman In Jewel Encrusted Hat Tells Britain To “Live Within Its Means”

A woman sitting on an expensive gold chair while wearing a £1,000,000 hat has encouraged Britain to “live within its means” during times of austerity while addressing a room full of millionaires.

May 18 13:24

Israel’s tiresome exceptionalism

Stuart Littlewood argues that there is a sinister game afoot within the UK Labour Party to suspend opponents of the Israel lobby and replace them with Zionist-friendly individuals, and recommends a five-point approach to combating anti-Semitism.

May 18 12:53

How Cameron Conspired To Keep Britain In EU: Leaked Letters

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused of plotting to keep Britain in the EU, as leaked letters show Cameron discussed the role of big business in the “Remain” campaign before he had even completed renegotiation of the deal with European leaders.

May 18 09:21

‘Prove You Were Spied On,’ Secret UK Court Tells 650 Claimants

Hundreds of claimants who say they were subjected to illegal surveillance have been told by Britain’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) they must prove they are “potentially at risk” of being spied upon before the allegations can be further probed.

May 18 07:42

Sketch: My Muslim brothers! Join the Bent Banana jihad! Isis comes out for Brexit

As David Cameron claims Isis leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi backs Brexit, at least the referendum opinion co-opting has moved on from the dead to the living

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May 18 07:38

Sketch: My Muslim brothers! Join the Bent Banana jihad! Isis comes out for Brexit

As David Cameron claims Isis leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi backs Brexit, at least the referendum opinion co-opting has moved on from the dead to the living

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"See? See? ISIS is for the BREXIT. You don;t want to be on the same side as ISIS, do you? Do you? DO YOU?!? HUH?!?" -- Number 9 3/4

May 17 17:57

Leaked: Cameron ‘Knee-Deep In Conspiracy’ With Big Business To Keep Britain In EU

Prime Minister David Cameron is accused of being “knee-deep in a conspiracy” to keep Britain in the EU after leaked letters reveal he discussed the ‘remain’ campaign with big business when he was still officially on the fence over Brexit.

A leaked letter from security firm Serco’s CEO Rupert Soames to the PM reveals how the boss said he would look at how to “mobilize corporates” during the ‘remain’ campaign.

May 17 16:20

Boris Johnson Accused Of Burying Ominous Findings In Air Pollution Report

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson has been accused of withholding the findings of a damning report that shows illegal air pollution levels in London impact deprived schools far more than their moneyed counterparts.

May 17 15:42

Putin, Daesh Would Welcome Brexit, Cameron Claims

British Prime Minister David Cameron has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of Daesh (ISIL), would welcome Britain leaving the European Union.

May 17 15:25

Osborne Called University Fees ‘Very Unfair’ In 2003… But Was Happy To Triple Them In 2010

Well, that’s embarrassing. Chancellor George Osborne said university tuition fees were a “tax on learning” and “very unfair” in a letter he wrote 13 years ago – but that didn’t stop him from tripling fees after taking office in 2010.

May 17 15:23

Severed Human Head Found In Cambridgeshire Quarry

A severed human head has been found at a toxic waste facility in England’s eastern county of Cambridgeshire, prompting a major investigation by police.

The head was found on Monday afternoon at the Mick George quarry in Mepal, which operates as a disposal facility for asbestos, contaminated soils and other hazardous waste.

May 17 15:16

Johnson-Cameron ‘Bromance’ Hits Brexit Rocks

Brexit debate has been intensifying with the vote set for next month. And it seems to have strained what had appeared to be a near unbreakable bond between both camps' leaders, Boris Johnson and David Cameron.

May 17 15:04

EU’s Tusk Brands Boris Johnson’s Hitler Comparison ‘Dangerous & Absurd’

Ex-London Mayor Boris Johnson’s “dangerous” comparison between the European Union’s aims and Adolf Hitler’s imperial ambitions has been criticized as “crossing the boundaries” by European Council President Donald Tusk.

May 17 14:57

Jeremy Corbyn Appeals To UK Labour’s Blairite Wing For Unity

There does not appear to be any limit to what Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will do in order to appease his right-wing opponents.

On Saturday, he agreed to give the keynote address to the annual conference of Progress, the Blairite faction of the party whose leading members have spent the past seven months seeking his removal.

May 17 14:15

EU Chief Calls Ex-London Mayor’s EU-Nazi Comparison 'Absurd'

EU President Donald Tusk says former London Mayor Boris Johnson has “political amnesia” for comparing the EU’s unifying agenda to Adolf Hitler’s.

May 17 14:09

Trump 'Doing Job Of Daesh', Says London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for US president, is “doing the job” of extremist groups like Daesh (ISIL) through his “ignorant” and “divisive” views on Islam.

Khan, a Muslim, and Trump have been engaged in a war of words over the White House hopeful’s proposal that all Muslims be banned from the United States.

May 17 13:57

Trump Blasts Tony Blair For Iraq War ‘Disaster,’ Says Britain Should Stand Up To US Presidents

Presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidential election Donald Trump has attacked former Prime Minister Tony Blair for the Iraq War “disaster,” saying he did a “terrible job” by invading.

May 17 13:41

UK Leaders Should Put Needs Of Britain Before That Of US: Trump

US presidential candidate Donald Trump says British leaders should put the needs of their own country before that of the United States, and should not act as Washington’s poodles.

In an interview broadcast on Tuesday, Trump censured former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for his collusion with former US President George W. Bush over the 2003 Iraq invasion.

May 17 13:20

Trump Calls London Mayor Khan ‘Ignorant’ & Predicts Poor Relations With Cameron

White House hopeful Donald Trump says he is unlikely to have a good relationship with British Prime Minister David Cameron and has suggested London’s new Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, is “ignorant” and should take an IQ test.

May 17 13:01

Armed Law Enforcement Shortage Leaves UK Vulnerable To Terror Attack – Police Federation

Britain’s shortage of armed police officers may leave the country vulnerable to terror threats, the Police Federation of England and Wales has said.

May 17 12:08

Conservative Coup? Cameron Could Face Tory Revolt If Britain Stays In EU

Tory MPs are considering a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister David Cameron if Britain votes to remain in the EU, after allegations of unfair behavior by the PM in the EU referendum campaign.

May 17 11:26

'Biggest stitch up since the Bayeux Tapestry!' Boris Johnson lashes out after leaked letter reveals PM was plotting anti-Brexit campaign during EU renegotiation

Boris Johnson has lashed out at David Cameron after a leaked letter revealed the Prime Minister secretly plotted with big business to fight Brexit.

The former London Mayor said the revelation showed Mr Cameron's EU renegotiation bid was 'fiction' as he had already decided to campaign for a remain vote.

The secret ‘mobilisation’ plan involved asking FTSE 500 companies to put in their annual reports warnings about the dangers of Brexit.

The strategy was discussed in a letter from Serco boss Rupert Soames to Mr Cameron 11 days before the latter’s renegotiation deal with the EU was complete. This followed a meeting a few days earlier.

May 17 11:18

Supermarkets waste '360 million meals that could go to needy' every year

About 360 million meals could go to people who are hungry every year if supermarkets weren't needlessly throwing away food.

That is the finding of a new government-funded report which has shown that 1.1 million tonnes of food is being "avoidably" discarded.

Of that figure, at least 185,000 tonnes could be used to make safe and healthy meals for people who are hungry, according to the first nationwide survey of its kind to comprehensively review the relations between UK supermarkets, retailers and charities.

May 17 11:05

Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise salute EU flag, blast Brexiteers

Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have nailed their colours to the EU mast as UK government applies pressure on firms to encourage employees, customers and channel people to support the Remain camp.

May 17 10:39

UK Establishment Stunned As Over 300 CEOs Back Brexit: "Business, Not Government, Creates Wealth"

In a shocking slap in the face for UK PM Cameron, more than 300 business leaders are calling on Britain to vote to leave the European Union, saying that the country’s "competitiveness is being undermined by our membership." As The Telegraph reports, the letter, signed by some of Europe's most senior business executives, claims Brussels "red tape stifles growth" and a Brexit would "create more jobs" exclaiming that "it is business - not government - which generates wealth."

May 17 10:08

What is the most corrupt country in the world?

"I am not going to demand any apology from anybody. What I am demanding is the return of the assets," Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said responding to David Cameron's remarks about "fantastic corruption" in the African country. Strangely enough, the remarks came from the person who found himself in the midst of Panama Papers scandal and governs a major hub in a global corruption chain.

May 17 09:27

‘WWII Generation Suffers In Silence’: 20% Of Britain’s Over 75s Are Living In Poverty

A fifth of pensioners over the age of 75 are living below the poverty line, according to a scathing new report published by Independent Age, a charity group for the elderly.

May 17 08:58

Whites Need Not Apply: BBC Advertises ‘Black, Asian, Or Minority’-Only Positions

A range of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) television departments, programmes, and radio stations are currently offering highly desirable, paid internships, but white people are prohibited from applying.

May 17 08:34

100 MPs, 300 Business Leaders Want UK Out Of EU

Around 100 UK parliamentarians and more than 300 business leaders have called for Britain to leave the EU in June’s referendum.

May 17 08:15

Arms Dealer Fears Brexit Will Hit Business

A British military weapons and hardware dealer trading plane parts and troop carriers says his business would take a hit if the United Kingdom votes to leave the EU.

Richard Moore operates a specialist firm in Cambridgeshire trading with Eastern and Central Europe and exporting to other Western European states.

May 17 07:48

Manchester Cops To Strap On 3K Bodycams

Just a few days after a counter-terrorism incident which involved precisely zero terrorists, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has started to deploy 3,000 body-worn video (BWV) cameras to its coppers.

May 16 19:56

Enormous Arctic whale spotted in British waters for only the second time in history

The 25 ft giant, weighing up to 90 tons, was spotted close to a popular Cornish tourist beach, leading to fears that it might get stranded.

Its appearance in shallows near Long Rock Beach near Penzance comes a year after the first ever of these cetaceans arrived in British waters, 2,000 miles from the usual range.

By rights, bowhead whales, so-named because of the shape of their jaws, should be swimming close to the pack ice but this individual’s arrival suggests unusual conditions in the Arctic.

May 16 19:51

David Cameron accused of 'doing deals' with big business to 'exaggerate' Brexit risk

According to the newspaper, the letter from Mr Soames, who supports a ‘Remain’ vote, said: “There were two points I thought I might follow up on. The first is how to mobilise corporates to look carefully at the risks Brexit represents.

“I am working with Peter Chadlington and Stuart Rose (the head of Britain Stronger in Europe) with a view to contacting FTSE 500 companies who have annual reports due for publication before June and persuading them that they should include Brexit in the list of key risks. All public companies are required to set out in their annual report an analysis of key risks.”

May 16 18:16

Riot Squads Called Into British Prisons On Daily Basis

Britain’s jails are wracked by almost daily violence, with riot teams called in to deal with confrontations 30 to 40 times a month, according to evidence submitted by prison officers.

May 16 18:11

‘Women’s Equality Party’ Admits It Has No Position On Sharia

The UK feminist Women’s Equality Party has admitted it has no position on Sharia courts and laws.

In a brief email exchange, the feminist led-political movement admitted their they did not take a position on Sharia inspired laws or the many Sharia courts which continue to grow in number in Britain. The email came after activist, and PEGIDA UK campaigner, Anne Marie Waters questioned the group after receiving a promotional email from them.

May 16 18:10

Blair Should Be Impeached For War On Iraq And Islam: UK Academic

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair should be impeached for a deliberate attack against Iraq which is part of a British plan to have war on Islam keeps ongoing, says Rodney Shakespeare, an academic and political analyst based in London.

May 16 18:09

Cameron’s Legacy? 1 In 3 Brits Experienced Poverty In Past 3yrs, PM Warns Brexit Will Make It Worse

A third of Britons have experienced poverty at least once in the last three years, and almost four million live in “persistent poverty,” research suggests. Cameron has presided over years of falling living standards, but says Brexit could make it worse.

May 16 17:58

£17bn, the true cost of immigration to the UK every year: Figure calculated as gap between amount migrants pay in taxes and consume in public services

The cost to Britain of mass immigration is £16.8billion every year, a report claims today.

The figure includes a £1.2billion annual net cost of migrants from Europe, who consume far more in public services and benefits than they pay in taxes.

May 16 17:55

David Cameron's EU sham exposed: Leaked letter reveals PM hatched anti-Brexit plot ... while still telling voters he could campaign to leave

A pact between David Cameron and big business to scare Britain into staying in the EU was exposed last night.

A leaked letter suggests the Prime Minister was plotting with a multinational firm on how to hammer home the Remain case while still claiming he was prepared to campaign to leave.

He had been telling the Commons that he ‘ruled nothing out’ unless he won concessions from the EU.

The secret ‘mobilisation’ plan involved asking FTSE 500 companies to put in their annual reports warnings about the dangers of Brexit.

May 16 17:50

If the Greeks can save Feta cheese from TTIP, why can’t David Cameron protect the NHS?

Currently there is a row between the USA and the EU over what you can and can’t call Feta cheese under the controversial trade agreement TTIP. The USA refuses to appease European wishes to ban the sale of any American products labelled Feta, Gorgonzola or Champagne. Only products made in certain geographgical regions can be sold under these original names according to EU regulations.

In fact, so strong are views of the French when it comes to food, that French President François Hollande threatened to veto TTIP if this issue is not resolved stating: “We will never accept questioning essential principles for our agriculture”.

This national pride and protectionism doesn’t seem to have spread to this side of the Channel however. Despite being one of the cornerstones of British identity, David Cameron has failed to take such defensive measures over the NHS.

May 16 17:39

Urgent Inquiry Called For Old Trafford Bomb Fiasco

An urgent inquiry has been called after Manchester United’s final game of the season was abandoned due to the discovery of a fake bomb used in a security exercise.

Greater Manchester Mayor and police and crime commissioner Tony Lloyd called for a full inquiry into the “fiasco”, saying it was necessary to find out how the dummy explosive was left behind by a security company.

May 16 16:46

Trump Says He Might Not Have Good Relations With UK PM

Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he does not expect to have a “very good relationship” with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Trump on Monday dismissed Cameron’s remarks on his proposed ban on Muslims, which the prime minister called “divisive, stupid and wrong.”

May 16 16:29

UK Airlines Accused Of ‘Unlawfully’ Charging Customers £300mn

British airlines could find themselves in court over allegations they have pocketed more than £300 million worth of illegal “hidden charges” levied on customers.

British airlines could find themselves in court over allegations they have pocketed more than £300 million worth of illegal “hidden charges” levied on customers.

May 16 15:47

Big Festival Brother? What summer music festivals are doing with your personal data

Last year, Leicestershire police scanned the faces of 90,000 festival-goers at Download Festival, checking them against a list of wanted criminals across the country. It was the first time anywhere in the UK that facial recognition technology — NeoFace — was used at a public outdoor event.

Privacy campaigners — and Muse frontman Matt Bellamy — expressed their fury at authorities after they casually mentioned the use of the surveillance project on Police Oracle, a police news and information website.

May 16 15:42

GCHQ joins Twitter and is immediately met with jokes about following people online

Welcome to Twitter @GCHQ . It's been nice having you listen to us all this time... :) https://t.co/j8rHri3R2g
— Mark Sabah (@MarkSabah) May 16, 2016
IT'S A TRAP! https://t.co/4QnRIqCGJd
— Christopher Hoult (@choult) May 16, 2016
Exposed as a massive apparatus of state surveillance? Concerned about your public image? Start a twitter account! https://t.co/BNhNNL35W7
— David Cullen (@humbleetc) May 16, 2016
In a reversal, lots of people on Twitter are now wondering why they are NOT being followed by @GCHQ -although it is following James Bond
— Gordon Corera (@gordoncorera) May 16, 2016
@GCHQ shoe is on the other foot now; we're watching you.
— 22% Less Alec (@Smokesniper) May 16, 2016
@GCHQ noted.. pic.twitter.com/pQzU38a9wG
— kristyan benedict (@KreaseChan) May 16, 2016

May 16 15:26

I Will Remember London Mayor’s ‘Nasty’ Remarks: Trump

Tell London’s Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan that I will remember his “very rude” and “nasty” statements, says Donald Trump, the US Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee.

In an interview broadcast on Monday, Trump that he is apathetic about how, who scored a resounding victory over his billionaire Conservative rival earlier this month, views his presidential campaign.

May 16 15:10

@GCHQ Joins Twitter With ‘Hello, World’ Greeting – Instantly Gets Trolled

Britain’s secretive electronic spy agency, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), joined Twitter on Monday, only to be met with a torrent of ridicule across social media.

@GCHQ announced its birth with the tweet: “Hello, World.”

May 16 14:26

Bomb Scare Grounds Ryanair Flight Headed For Manchester

A UK-bound passenger plane from Norway has been evacuated before take-off due to “suspicious behavior” of two travelers, police have confirmed.

The incident occurred at Rygge Airport, near Oslo, when the two passengers were heard arguing in an airport toilet prior to boarding the jet which was due in the British city of Manchester, Norwegian police spokesman Anders Stroemsaether told public broadcaster NRK.

May 16 14:20

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