Sunday, April 26, 2015

UK News

Latest news from Britain.

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Sadie Robinson CCTV footage from the Hillsborough disaster disappeared from the stadium, a jury has heard. Some 96 Liverpool football fans died as a result of...

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NHS England won't publish data on where it spends its money, including to private companies. What happened to the promised transparency? TAMASIN CAVE The new NHS...

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A New York State police officer has been suspended after a video was posted online capturing him allegedly slapping a young man he had pulled...

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Former Tory defence secretary Sir John Stanley says government quietly relaxed controls on arms licences to ‘countries of concern’ Mark Townsend and Daniel Boffey The government...

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ST. LOUIS - On Wednesday, the City of Ferguson was ordered to stop enforcing a policy that was used to prevent protesters from standing...

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Today’s debate in Parliament is a rare chance to put Britain’s hidden world of nuclear weapons under scrutiny, says JEREMY CORBYN Today for three hours...

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A detective inspector on duty during the Hillsborough football disaster has agreed that South Yorkshire Police solicitors directed police to “sanitise” evidence. John James Charles...

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Britain’s National Archives released a draft plan from the early 1980s in which the UK government considered recruiting mentally ill psychopaths to help maintain...

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Annette Mackin A police officer from the anti-gang Operation Trident, who was involved in the events leading to Mark Duggan’s shooting, is being investigated for...

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Some 300 people attended the annual United Families and Friends’ march and vigil in London last Saturday. The procession from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street...

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What are the limits — if any — to undercover policing? At what point is a moral, ethical, or legal threshold crossed when an...

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This investigation into child abuse has already been a marvellous success, before they've even agreed who's going to conduct the thing. Because Fiona Woolf,...

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Confidential discussions have been taking place between UK government officials in Downing Street and representatives of some of the major internet search providers about...

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The Metropolitan Police investigated 38 press leaks over a five-year period - and according to one well-placed source the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act...

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British intelligence services, including MI5, secretly spied on a number of prominent academics with socialist leanings “for decades,” including Oxbridge dons Christopher Hill and...

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Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered an inquiry into police use of Taser stun guns, after it emerged the weapons were increasingly and disproportionately...

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n a trailer for Radio 4 discussion show Moral Maze, the journalist said that neither Evans nor the woman he attacked had emerged from...

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A victim of historical child sexual abuse has launched a legal challenge to the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry...

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A report from a commission chaired by the former Director of GCHQ has called on the British Government to implement “safeguards” to ensure that...

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Following two-day inquiry, UN experts release strongly worded warning condemning city's human rights violations Sarah Lazare Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns...

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We are often told that Asian men get away with abusing children because police fear being called racist if they arrest them. But the head...

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Paul Mitchell Around 80,000 overwhelmingly public sector workers took part in a “Britain needs a pay rise” march and rally in London on Saturday organised...

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns over the abuse of British cleared detainee Shaker Aamer, in a letter to his lawyer at human...

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One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies says a vaccine to tackle Ebola will “come too late” to curb the current epidemic, as the...

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Some 19 British firms are at the center of an investigation into in a mammoth global money-laundering operation. The scheme was allegedly contrived to...

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A British government minister has been forced to apologise after he said that some disabled people were "not worth" the country's minimum wage and...

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The Pakistani authorities are attempting to suppress details of an official investigation into the shooting of Mohammed Asghar, it’s emerged, amid growing calls for...

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Police should not use eavesdropping powers to interfere with the work of journalists, former home secretary David Blunkett (pictured, Reuters) - who first implemented...

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Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) warns stringent reform is required in the UK’s undercover policing. Citing senior officers' lack of expertise as unacceptable,...

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Sadie Robinson Police lied about Liverpool football fans in the wake of the Hillsborough football disaster, an inquest has heard. Former officers gave evidence to inquests...

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Top Tory politicians including Prime Minister David Cameron dined with billionaire donors, including big landowners, at a dinner that cost around £1,000 per head. According...

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Tomáš Tengely-Evans Up to 500,000 NHS workers in England struck out four hours today, Monday, in the first national health strike over pay for 32...

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Former PM says Conservative plans to hand 100% of income tax-raising powers to Scottish parliament are gift to separatists David Cameron is playing fast and...

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A Bahrain human rights activist currently awaiting trial has told HuffPost the British government bear some of the blame for allowing the repressive Bahraini...

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We have human rights because we are human, not because we are British. Forced to abandon NHS bashing for the sake of the election, David...

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T.J. Coles, PIPR Official documents infer that British secret services and/or their proxies will commit terrorism and blame it on enemies in order to justify...

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Healthy eating could trim your wallet as well as your waistline due to a spike in UK food prices, according to a study by...

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A major supplier to the NHS is at risk of becoming involved in American executions, after Alabama altered its lethal injection ‘cocktail’ to include...

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British farmers fear extreme financial difficulty as a result of government plans to push through shale gas drilling on their land without the promise...

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Sky News faces a social media backlash after a woman suspected of ‘trolling’ the parents of Madeline McCann was doorstepped by reporters. Users allege...

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Doctors in Pakistan have said that a mentally-ill Edinburgh man who was shot by a police officer while on death row on ‘blasphemy’ charges...

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British taxpayers' money is being used to provide Masters-level training for Ethiopian security sector officials, despite that country's recent kidnapping of a British citizen,...

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has described people who question the official account of the 9/11 attacks as non-violent extremists. The remarks, made in...

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Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to terminate the Human Rights Act if the Conservatives are re-elected in Britain’s 2015 general election. The controversial...

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Lesley Docksey English though I am, I was both angered and saddened by the result of the Scottish Referendum; saddened because I had hoped the...

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Moazzam Begg to be released on Wednesday after seven terrorism charges related to Syria are dropped at pre-trial review. Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, has...

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Protesters took to the streets at the news of a new war on Iraq in cities across Britain from Glasgow to Portsmouth. Students Ellie and...

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Robert Stevens Trade unions at Monarch Airlines, Britain’s oldest surviving carrier, have agreed to cut 900 jobs, slash pay by up to 30 percent, and...

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A 70-year-old British man from Edinburgh is in critical condition after being shot in a Pakistani prison by a police officer or prison guard...

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A British student’s appeal against his sentence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), based on a ‘confession’ extracted through torture, has been rejected. Ahmad Zeidan...

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What is the similarity between George Osborne and Ed Balls? They both dance to a Phrygian flute. This was not always the case, for...

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Sadie Robinson Academy trusts and their firms are grabbing “very large sums of public money” with little accountability, according to a new report. The research from...

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Fantastic video which explains how the British Government are getting away with robbing the nation and killing the most vulnerable people in society by diverting...

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The head of Russia's election observation body has sensationally accused the British government in Westminster of rigging the Scottish Independence vote, while video surfaces...

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Annette Mackin Britain’s biggest health union today named Monday 13 October as the day for England’s first NHS strike over pay in 32 years. Unison health...

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