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Boris Johnson Brexit speech mercilessly mocked as ‘backward clap-trap’ — RT UK News

Boris Johnson’s landmark Valentine’s Day Brexit speech has been widely derided by the Twitterati. Despite...

Twitter smackdown ends in social media row over national broadcaster — RT UK News

Labour peer Andrew Adonis has lashed out at the BBC in a scathing attack that...

What’s going on & why it’s crucial to Brexit negotiations — RT UK News

Talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland collapsed Wednesday, bringing the possibility of London rule...

Boris Johnson insists people have three main ‘anxieties’ over Brexit (no, he’s not one...

Boris Johnson has optimistically suggested Britain is facing just “three anxieties” about leaving the EU,...

We will use sanctions to punish Britain post-Brexit, Brussels vows in leaked documents —...

The EU could use sanctions like grounding Europe-bound flights, suspend single market access, and impose...

Trumpian White Supremacy Has it All Wrong

Photo by davitydave | CC BY 2.0 I’m a white American, but like a majority of us, that’s only small part of the story. In a...

Anti-fascists protest against spread of ‘posh schoolboy’ alt-right Generation Identity — RT UK News

A group of anti-fascists have rallied in Central London to protest against the rise of...

Boris Johnson & Jacob Rees-Mogg? They’re madmen, says George Galloway — RT UK News

Former Labour MP George Galloway has blasted Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and rising Tory star...

Tearing Down the Facade of Legitimacy: Industrial Agriculture and the Agrochemical Industry 

The chemical-intensive industrial model of agriculture has secured the status of ‘thick legitimacy’. This status stems from on an intricate web of processes successfully spun...

Scrap ‘barbaric’ pre-Victorian powers to detain rough sleepers, homeless campaign group tells RT —...

“Dickensian” laws allowing for thousands of homeless and “peaceful” beggars to be removed from the...

Every Brexit option will hurt Britain, leaked govt report reveals — RT UK News

A leaked government analysis on the impact of leaving the EU has detailed how Britain’s...

Theresa May faces the boot – and here’s what insiders are saying — RT...

Theresa May’s Tory party is in turmoil. Britain voted for a split from the European...

Tory MPs call on Theresa May to grow Brexit backbone or face leadership spill...

Prime Minister Theresa May could face a vote of no confidence if she doesn’t offer...

Brain left in abdomen of a different corpse among UK’s mortuary failures — RT...

The brain of a dead person was left in the abdominal cavity of another corpse...

War will go on despite US govt shutdown, Pence & Mattis reassure troops —...

Vice President Mike Pence has encouraged US troops to focus on their missions as the federal...

Corporate Monopolies Will Accelerate the Globalisation of Bad Food, Poor Health and Environmental Catastrophe

By Rosemary Mason and Colin Todhunter If the proposed Monsanto-Bayer merger goes through, the new company would control more than 25 per cent of the...

Cranberries Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies Suddenly

Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer with The Cranberries, has died suddenly at the age of 46. The Limerick woman was in London for a...

Chaotic cabinet reshuffle reveals lack of control May has over Tory MPs — RT...

Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle, which had been expected to be the biggest shake-up since her...

‘Security concerns’ or ugly embassy? Trump cancels UK visit with ANOTHER odd Tweet —...

US President Donald Trump has canceled his trip to London with a tweet, in what...

Mother of iconic IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands dies — RT UK News

The mother of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands has died more than 36 years after...

Facebook payout to girl, 14, who had naked ‘revenge porn’ photos posted on social...

Facebook has paid compensation to a 14-year-old girl after naked revenge porn photographs of her...

‘Israeli soldiers should not have been there’ — RT UK News

A UK government minister condemned the arrest of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, saying Israeli soldiers...

Death of Peter Sutherland, Mass Migration Advocate Dubbed ‘Father of Globalisation’

Peter Sutherland, the notorious mass migration and multiculturalism campaigner dubbed the ‘father of globalisation’, has died. Remember Peter Sutherland, the Goldman...

MP who battled pro-choice abortion reforms made vice-chair for women in cabinet reshuffle —...

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 18:39 The Conservative Party’s new vice chair for women, MP...

What special relationship? Boris backs two-state solution as May’s UK team fails to back...

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 15:22 Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the US has taken a...

UK’s iconic Seven Sisters cliffs caught on camera shattering, falling into sea (VIDEO) —...

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 17:20 An enormous chunk of Britain’s iconic white cliffs has...

Please, Oh Please, Happy New Year

I had to run out to the hardware store on Thursday morning for two 50-pound bags of road de-icer because I live on Hoth...

Gov’t Admits ‘Losing’ Thousands of Papers From National Archives

Documents on the Falklands, Northern Ireland’s Troubles, and the infamous Zinoviev letter among those ‘misplaced’, leaving historians suspicious The Guardian January 1, 2018

Here’s everything that’s happened with Brexit to date… as 2017 mercifully ends (VIDEO) —...

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 16:27 From Tory “mutineer” rebels to a custody dispute over...

Macron to insist Britain must pay for Calais border controls even after Brexit —...

France is set to make demands on Theresa May over the British border in Calais...

I Thought I Was ready To Leave America. 2017 Changed My Mind. | By...

I emigrated to New York in 1993. I was 20 years old. I carried two suitcases, $500 and a notebook of poems I had...

What files? Thousands of govt papers on Falklands & Troubles vanish from National Archives...

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 15:19 A massive trove of government papers detailing some dark...

Donald Trump to visit Britain next year, but won’t meet the Queen — RT...

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 11:15 Donald Trump has told Prime Minister Theresa May he...

US health officials warn of cancer & infertility risk — RT US News

The California Department of Public Health has issued guidelines on cell phone exposure, warning residents to...

May gets faint praise and warnings from Brussels as path cleared for phase two...

EU leaders applauded Theresa May as they confirmed progress has finally been made to allow...

Far-right Britain First leader Paul Golding is arrested — RT UK News

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 14:42 Britain First leader Paul Golding was arrested and handcuffed...

Downing Street left in the dark about Trump visit — RT UK News

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 10:20 The UK-US ‘special relationship’ has been rocked. President Donald...

Theresa May has a new ‘optimism’ about Brexit… so now is the time to...

Theresa May has uttered a phrase that should strike terror into the hearts of anyone...

Belfast Airport makes GOT name change (PHOTOS) — RT UK News

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 17:13 Much like some of the characters in ‘Game of...

The British Government’s Approach To Brexit Is Slovenly, Chaotic And Delusional

The rallying cry of the Brexiteers prior to the European Union membership referendum was “take back control”. This slogan resonated with those who felt...

Apple keeping $47bn of its own money deemed ‘windfall’ profit by tax reform critics...

There is growing opposition to the GOP and US President Donald Trump’s impending tax overhaul, as...

Brexit timetable in jeopardy as Irish border issue unresolved ahead of EU deadline —...

British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling to Brussels for a crunch meeting with EU...

EU chiefs and Tories fear May government could collapse ‘within weeks’ over Brexit deadlock...

Theresa May’s government could be close to collapse, with Tory officials warning her leadership could...

Confirmed! Brexit deal brokered between May and EU

After hammering out the finer details in an early morning meeting, Theresa May and President...

Downing Street says London will pay Brussels up to £39bn — RT UK News

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 11:41 Edited time: 8 Dec, 2017 14:58 Britain’s Brexit divorce...

The bumpy (and embarrassing) road to Brexit — RT UK News

A Brexit deal is finally on the horizon after the first round of negotiations between...

Brexit now has own Christmas song — RT UK News

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 18:37 Edited time: 8 Dec, 2017 19:00 Brexit now has...
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Video: EU puts 17 states on offshore blacklist, but fails to include its own...

The EU has blacklisted 17 countries as offshore states, but it failed to include Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Malta – which act as...

Tories praise Brexit deal, but Nigel Farage says it is ‘humiliating’ — RT UK...

Brexiteer Nigel Farage has attacked Theresa May’s EU deal, stating it allows the UK to...

Corbyn backing campaign group investigated amid overspending allegations — RT UK News

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 22:52 A campaign group aligned to Jeremy Corbyn is being...

Civil war brewing in parliament as Tory infighting spreads — RT UK News

Battle lines are being drawn around parliament as Prime Minister Theresa May faces fresh Tory...

PM facing another Tory revolt amid signs she’s pushing soft-Brexit — RT UK News

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 12:56 Theresa May is braced for yet another Tory cabinet...

David Davis facing calls to resign after admitting Brexit impact assessments ‘don’t exist’ —...

David Davis has been accused of “blatant lying” after admitting the UK government has done...

What we know about DUP border demands — RT UK News

Prime Minister Theresa May’s mistakes are coming back to haunt her. Losing her majority in...

MPs call for Brexit date to be abolished from EU calendar amid Dublin disaster...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is having a very bad day. Not only is there...

UK, EU fail to reach Brexit agreement — RT UK News

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 16:55 Despite excited speculation, Britain’s and the EU’s negotiators have...

What about Scotland, London, and Gibraltar? Irish Brexit border ‘deal’ already under pressure —...

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 15:35 An agreement with Ireland has reportedly been reached which...

Britain ‘concedes’ over Irish border during Brexit negotiations — RT UK News

Britain has reportedly caved in to Ireland’s demands on a post-Brexit border, agreeing a deal...

Theresa May ‘hanging by a thread’ as City firm warns of ‘nightmare’ Corbyn government...

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 09:55 Theresa May is “hanging by a thread” and businesses...

Tony Blair confirms he is fighting to cancel Brexit — RT UK News

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 03:40 Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed that...

Tusk gives Dublin formal veto on Brexit border issue — RT UK News

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 18:45 The European Council has pledged to stand with Ireland...

Finally happening? Brexit breakthrough as UK caves to Brussels’ demands — RT UK News

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 10:18 The British negotiating team has been careering towards a...

Washington & London in war of words after Britain First retweets — RT UK...

Donald Trump and Theresa May are locked in a war of words that could seriously...

EU could add post-Brexit Britain to its tax-haven blacklist unless it cleans up its...

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 13:02 British financial services could face heavy penalties post-Brexit unless...

DUP leader insists party will oppose any ‘internal barriers’ in Brexit negotiations — RT...

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 20:49 Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has vowed to block...

More rape & violent sex crime in England & Wales than anywhere else in...

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 17:19 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 08:05 England and Wales...

Birth of a Nation

Photo by Will Hart | CC BY 2.0 This year, on Thanksgiving, think of Munster, Ireland before Plymouth. Go back to the autumn of 1569,...

Europe alarmed at UK’s ‘chaos & confusion’ & ‘low quality politicians’ — RT UK...

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 14:41 A leaked document reveals Europe’s alarm at Britain’s Brexit...

Report reveals shocking child prison conditions — RT UK News

Incarcerated children are being locked in their cells for more than 22 hours a day...

Review: Mike McCormack’s Solar Bones

In a town on Ireland’s west coast on All Souls’ Day, Marcus Conway hears “the bell the bell as hearing the bell as hearing the bell as standing...

‘Slap at the First Amendment’

Suppressing RT and comments the US government doesn’t like is a direct violation of the First...

The Alex Salmond Show! Former first minister announces weekly news program with RT —...

Alex Salmond has launched a new TV show with RT as he vows to battle...

Britain has less than two weeks to give Brexit clarity — RT UK News

Britain has been given a two week deadline to lay out a proper Brexit strategy...

How Big is My Tribe? The Crisis in Catalonia

Photo by AthalberthH | CC by 2.0 What makes a border today: the natural divide of a river, mountain, or sea, a ruled mark on...

Brits lose faith in May’s handling of Brexit – yet their sense of well-being...

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 17:02 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 17:16 The British public...

Is Brexit bad for your health? UK hospitals among most reliant on foreign medics...

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 09:13 Britain is among the most reliant on foreign doctors...

Real IRA leader convicted of plot to blow up Charles & Camilla — RT...

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 12:23 Edited time: 2 Nov, 2017 08:27 A Real IRA...

400,000 more children will grow up in poverty if Tory tax & welfare policies...

Nearly half a million children across the UK will be living in poverty within the...

‘We’ve Got to Break This Mindset That Policing Is the Only Tool’

Janine Jackson intreviewed Alex Vitale about The End of Policing for the October 27, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Tory tax loophole for big business under investigation by EU — RT UK News

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 15:04 The European Commission is to launch an investigation into...

Tony Blair has just the trick to fix Brexit woes… another referendum — RT...

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 16:10 Tony Blair just can’t butt out of the Brexit...

Prince Charles snubbed by N. Irish mayor over Bloody Sunday massacre — RT UK

Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 15:19 Prince Charles was snubbed by the Mayor of Derry...

Macron accuses UK of ‘bluffing’ over threats of no-deal Brexit — RT UK

French President Emmanuel Macron has accused UK politicians of “bluffing” over a “no-deal” Brexit option....

Theresa May makes unannounced dash to Brussels to end deadlock — RT UK

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 09:20 UK Prime Minister Theresa May is making an unscheduled...

Christian printer refuses to make business cards for trans customer… both accused of discrimination...

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 10:47 A transgender-diversity consultant was left “gobsmacked” after a devout...

Impending doom? ‘Eerie’ red sun linked to #StormOphelia freaks out Twitter — RT UK

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 14:38 Some unusual solar activity has got social media spooked....

Ebay pays just £1.6mn in tax on £1bn sales in Britain

Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 15:55 Ebay paid just £1.6 million in UK corporation tax...

British media’s Brexit coverage plays up doom, buries shoots of optimism

Why lead with ‘new momentum’ when your headline can contain the juicy alliteration of ‘disturbing...

Third time lucky? Theresa May’s clout with Trump tested again over Iran

They may have strolled hand in hand around the White House, but the honeymoon is...

Sanders: To Lift 'Outrageous' Burden of Student Debt, Time for Tuition-Free College for All

In order to lift the burden of debt on millions of students and unleash the potential of current and futute generations, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

Watch Live: Sanders Says Time Is Now To Lift Burden of Debt With Tuition-Free...

In order to lift the burden of debt on millions of students and unleash the potential of current and futute generations, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

’80 Percent of the Benefit Is Going to the Richest 1 Percent’

Janine Jackson interviewed Dean Baker about the Republican tax plan for the October 6, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Forget Catalonia – Yorkshire wants independence! UK Parliament to debate new devolution

Westminster will debate on Tuesday whether more powers should be devolved to Yorkshire. The majority...

U.S. Public Don’t Care if ‘News’Media Lie

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org To say that the U.S. public don’t care if ‘news’media lie, is shocking, but I shall here present evidence...

Tony Blair tipped to become mediator between Catalonia & Madrid

Despite Tony Blair’s failure to secure peace in the Middle East and his launching of...

First British boat sunk during WWII ‘found’ by shipwreck hunter

Published time: 5 Oct, 2017 16:42 Edited time: 5 Oct, 2017 16:44 The wreck of...

Great Hunger

Earlier this year, the Sisters of St. Brigid invited me to speak at their Feile Bride celebration in Kildare, Ireland. The theme of the...

Would arming all police officers make Britain any safer from terrorism?

Although the UK is often revered for being one of the few nations in the...

Violence Spreads the Famine, and the Famine Will Spread Violence

Earlier this year, the Sisters of St. Brigid invited me to speak at their Feile Bride celebration in Kildare, Ireland. The theme of the gathering was:...

The Future Will Be Our Past and the Past Will Be Our Future

Sep 29, 2017 By Mundilfury | redice.tv While looking at yourself in the mirror, have you ever wondered who was staring back...

Britain is powerless to resist Boeing decision as arms giant controls its fleet

As if relations between Britain and the rest of the world needed any more antagonism,...

Yemenis Suffer "Silent Deaths" as Saudi Arabia Refuses Human Rights Probe in Deadly US-Backed...

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I'm Amy Goodman, as we turn now to the US-backed Saudi bombing campaign in Yemen that's...

Not-so-special relationship? Trump puts America 1st, threatening 4,000 British jobs

The UK-US ‘special relationship’ has been rattled – a once treasured partnership shown to be...

Blame Old White People

RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept Russian jets near Scotland in latest standoff

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 12:52 Two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were scrambled to...

10 Lords a-sleeping: Fury as lazy Westminster peers claim millions just for turning up

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, unless you’re a peer in the House...

Ryanair meltdown: Europe’s biggest airline in crisis as 2,000 flights canceled

Ryanair passengers have described their “miserable” experiences at the hands of the budget airline after...

Google caves in to US government demands for overseas data

Google is to stop fighting most search warrants issued by US judges for data stored on...

Forget Brexit, now even France and Germany want the right to end EU free...

Published time: 15 Sep, 2017 16:04 While the EU slams Britain over its plan to...

George Osborne says he won’t rest till Theresa May is ‘chopped up in his...

Published time: 13 Sep, 2017 16:09 Former Tory Chancellor George Osborne has reportedly said he...

Tories’ £1bn not enough to stop DUP backing Labour on health service pay

Published time: 13 Sep, 2017 16:16 The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has voted with Labour...

Special relationship test: May seeks huge Trump favor over Boeing’s Bombardier battle

Behind the scenes of a giant battle between aerospace giants Boeing (US) and Bombardier (Canada) the British prime minister is trying to convince...

'Evidence tampering; lying witness' cast doubt on Craigavon 2 murder conviction – RT investigates

The ‘Craigavon Two’ were wrongfully convicted of murdering a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)...

Tory MEP ‘ashamed to be British’ after Brexit; gets Irish passport

Published time: 4 Sep, 2017 16:03 An angry Tory MEP has said he is “ashamed...

Abolitionists From Around the World Gather to Plan for the End of Prisons

Janetta Johnson at the keynote address for the International Conference of Penal Abolition (ICOPA). (Photo courtesy of Rustbelt Abolitionist Radio from Detroit) In July...

Brexit negotiations go nowhere – but the insults are flying

The third round of Brexit talks, which come to a close on Thursday, have been...

No way May! Brussels to ‘block’ direct Brexit negotiations with Macron, Merkel

Published time: 30 Aug, 2017 12:01 Edited time: 30 Aug, 2017 14:12 Downing Street’s reported...

Police fail to find ‘severed human head’ reportedly found by kids in Belfast wood

Published time: 30 Aug, 2017 15:28 Edited time: 30 Aug, 2017 16:09 Police searching a...

EU demands that Britain start ‘negotiating seriously’ on Brexit

Published time: 29 Aug, 2017 09:19 The EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier is “concerned”...

This Unethical Isle: 5 terrible things Britain exports to the world

From leaded petrol that causes brain damage, to weapons used in the war on Yemen...

The Nations that Accept Nazism Today

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The U.S. Government leads a global operation to make racist fascism ‘respectable’ again. On 21 November 2014, in a vote...

Is British democracy broken? Election monitors issue damning verdict on 2017 vote

British democracy needs a dramatic overhaul following this year’s “hold your nose” general election that...

Oh Cod! Could Britain sacrifice its fish stocks to secure Brexit trade deal?

A fresh cabinet split has emerged as top Tory MPs clash over whether to use...

Hindu & Jew wed in UK’s first-ever lesbian interfaith marriage

A Hindu and a Jew tied the knot on Saturday in Britain’s first-ever lesbian interfaith...

70yrs since colonial rule ended, is there hope yet for the UK-India ‘special relationship’?

As India celebrates the 70th anniversary of its independence from the British Empire, the nature...

Prince George a ‘gay icon’ article branded ‘sick & outrageous’

Published time: 11 Aug, 2017 14:25 Edited time: 11 Aug, 2017 18:01 An article in...

Target of 'pedophile hunters' takes own life days after sting operation

Published time: 11 Aug, 2017 16:32 Police are investigating the suicide of a man who...

10yrs after financial crisis, another crash is ‘almost inevitable,’ economist Steve Keen tells RT

Ten years on from the start of the global financial crisis, one of only a...

‘You cannot imagine’ events in Britain: Renowned radical cartoonist talks to RT’s Going Underground

Published time: 7 Aug, 2017 11:22 A renowned political cartoonist who depicted Prime Minister Theresa...

Global Polling: Which Nations Are Happiest? Unhappiest?

Eric Zuesse Results have recently been published from surveys of 68,759 people in 69 countries around the world during 2016 by WIN/Gallup International, which organization...

Sunday Times removes anti-semitic article on BBC gender pay gap scandal

The Sunday Times has been forced to apologize and retract a controversial column published online...

Forgotten History

Slavery in America, typically associated with blacks from Africa, was an enterprise that began with the shipping of more than 300,000 white Britons to...

British chancellor rejects Irish-proposed UK maritime border post-Brexit

Border negotiations between the British and Irish governments are at an impasse following a report...

What Role Should the Military Play in the Fight for Transgender Rights?

While President Trump's ban on transgender people from military service has been widely criticized even by fellow Republicans, it has reignited a debate within...

‘No Biblical warrant’: Orange Order tells its members to give up using ‘Catholic’ RIP

Published time: 25 Jul, 2017 18:02 Northern Ireland’s Orange Order has instructed its members not...

Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science Coverage?

Ever since they classified the world’s most widely used herbicide as “probably carcinogenic to humans,” a team of international scientists at the World Health...

No Gitmo for ‘Blackflag’: Suspected terrorist to stand trial in Pennsylvania

Published time: 22 Jul, 2017 01:03 Edited time: 22 Jul, 2017 11:56 An Algerian national accused...

Private business: State Dept spends $15k at Trump hotel to accompany first family

The US State Department spent over $15,000 of taxpayer money at a Trump-branded hotel in Vancouver,...

Britain finally accepts it must pay Brexit bill on leaving EU

Published time: 14 Jul, 2017 09:16 Britain has acknowledged for the first time it faces...

IRA bomb maker apologizes to victims of 1974 Birmingham terror attacks

A former IRA bomb maker has admitted to being part of the group responsible for...

The Twelve Safest Countries in the World

The think tank Institute for Economics and Peace recently published the Global Peace Index 2017, which reveals the safest — as well as...

Eleventh Night: Bonfire built beside petrol station sparks safety fears (PHOTOS)

Published time: 8 Jul, 2017 18:11 An enormous bonfire built to mark Eleventh Night, Northern...

ICE deports prominent Irishman after appearing on television, immigrant communities anxious

The deportation of a well-known Irishman on an expired visa sparked outrage from immigrant communities who...

A Liberal’s Cry of Despair

For three decades, E. D. Hirsch, Jr. has been one of the foremost defenders of the American public schools. He has also been a...

Top EU negotiator warns Britain won’t enjoy ‘friction-free trade’ after Brexit

Published time: 6 Jul, 2017 12:27 The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has...

Obama’s Dual Citizenship

Jus sanguinis (Latin: right of blood) is a principle of nationality law by which citizenship is not determined by place of birth but by having...

‘Monumental failure’: Sinn Fein deadlocked with DUP, UK conservatives dealt another crisis

Northern Ireland's two main political parties have failed to reach a new power-sharing agreement, and...

Theresa May wants to remain PM until 2022… but desperately seeking Lib Dem help

Although Tory rebels reportedly want her gone by the summer of 2019, Prime Minister Theresa...

Fries With That?

By Dr. Mercola The potato has had a long history. The Incan tribe from the highlands of Peru worshipped the potato and people from Ireland...

Tories accuse left-wing students of ‘voting twice’ in general election

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 15:48 Edited time: 30 Jun, 2017 16:02 Senior Tories are...

#NastyParty: Twitter fumes as Tories find £1bn for DUP but deny emergency workers pay...

Published time: 29 Jun, 2017 11:33 The Tories are facing a barrage of social media...

Fecal bacteria found in drinks sold by UK’s top three coffee chains

Traces of fecal bacteria have been found in drinks sold by Britain’s three major coffee...

DUP MPs ‘worth £100mn each’… £20mn more than Cristiano Ronaldo

Published time: 28 Jun, 2017 16:26 Each of the 10 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MPs...

‘Where’s your magic money tree?’ Theresa May faces backlash over £1bn ‘bung’ to DUP

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s billion-pound deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop...
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Video: Gone with the wind: Irish weatherman literally blown away on air

Irish weatherman literally blown away on air COURTESY: 3NEWS IRELAND RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Weak UK prime minister’ signs £1bn power deal with DUP

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, to support her minority ... Via Youtube

DUP is milder form of Klu Klux Klan – George Galloway

Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 16:16 Northern Ireland’s hard-right Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a...

Tories & the DUP: What does the future hold for Britain’s newest government?

Criticism poured in from all sides after the Conservative Party finally reached a deal with...

Theresa May strikes deal with DUP to prop up minority government

Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 10:13 Edited time: 26 Jun, 2017 10:32 Prime Minister Theresa...

Theresa May offers to let 3mn EU citizens remain in UK after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has made a “fair and serious offer” to the EU...

London Fire Fuels Movement to Tackle Inequality in Britain

Didn't Prime Minister Theresa May initially make some proposals to reduce inequality? When she first became prime minister less than a year ago, she spoke...

British population shows sharpest growth since 1947 – ONS

Published time: 22 Jun, 2017 15:48 The population of Britain grew by 538,000 in a...

DUP letters: Party lobbied to stop NI couples marrying in Scotland

Published time: 21 Jun, 2017 14:32 The Scottish Government has released letters from the Democratic...

‘Day of Rage’ protesters target Queen’s Speech to ‘bring down the government’

Up to 2,000 people will march on Downing Street to “bring down the government” over...

Exit talks begin between UK and European Union

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Brexit negotiations begin in earnest as weakened Theresa May wrestles with DUP deal

Formal Brexit negotiations began on Monday morning, but Prime Minister Theresa May still finds herself...

'Shape up or ship out!' It’s make-or-break week for PM Theresa May

With history conspiring against her, and forces inside and outside her own party baying for...

Beware the Poisoned Chalice

Unsurprisingly, Jeremy Corbyn is walking around with a permanent grin on his face. He is rightly delighted with the achievement of the Labour Party...

Anti-government protest in London as pressure builds on Theresa May (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 17 Jun, 2017 13:54 Demonstrators are gathering outside Downing Street in central London...

Europe Discovers a Volatile Populism

Exclusive: European politicians are finding it tricky to “play the populist card,” as U.K. Prime Minister May discovered when her Conservative...

Troubles: Sinn Fein & DUP exchange fire over Westminster funding as Tories seek deal

Republicans and Unionists are set to clash over Westminster funding as Sinn Fein president Gerry...

Brexit negotiations will start on Monday, UK govt confirms

Britain has announced that Brexit negotiations will begin on June 19, despite earlier speculation they...

SAS troops posing as homeless people to counter terrorist attacks

Published time: 14 Jun, 2017 15:56 SAS troopers have been deployed on British streets disguised...

May’s Pact with the Devil

Former Conservative Chancellor George Osborne, now editor of the London Evening Standard, calls Theresa May “dead woman walking”. Another former minister Anna Soubry says:...

DUP deal: Tories ‘steadfastly’ committed to N. Irish peace process

Published time: 14 Jun, 2017 11:30 Edited time: 14 Jun, 2017 11:31 UK Prime Minister...

Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over ‘fragile’ DUP deal

Former Tory Prime Minister John Major has spoken out against Theresa May’s intent to prop...

Tottering Theresa May to meet ‘kingmaker’ DUP to thrash out ‘confidence & supply’ deal

Prime Minister Theresa May will meet representatives of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) on Tuesday...

Britain’s Real Terror Apologists

Despite a vicious smear campaign to denigrate Britain’s Labour leader as a “terrorist sympathizer,” Jeremy Corbyn still pulled off an amazing achievement in the...

“By Calling this General Election, Theresa May has Committed the Biggest act of self-Sabotage...

As the dust settles on yet another national vote in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, it is becoming...

An Interesting View of Foreign Politics

Eric Zuesse For many years, I have been reading — but not yet citing as documentation for my own articles regarding U.S. international policies —...

May set for rough ride as Corbyn prepares for Queen’s Speech assault

Theresa May’s difficulties look set to continue as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn prepares to use...

Likely Coalition Partner for Floundering UK Conservative Party Sits on the Hard Right Fringe

The Democratic Unionist Party now look like the Tories preferred coalition partners. The DUP, which is the biggest Unionist (ie pro-UK) party in Northern...

Corbyn Teaches To Embrace Change We Need

The shocking election result in the United Kingdom – the Conservatives losing their majority and the creation of a hung Parliament; and Jeremy Corbyn...

Crunch time for Theresa May as potential leadership battle looms after election calamity

A tumultuous week in British politics has concluded with rumors of civil war among the...

Historic 1st: FDA calls for opioid to be removed from market based on risk...

In an unprecedented move, the US Food and Drug Administration has requested a drugmaker withdraw an...

Jeremy Corbyn Rides Leftist Tide in UK Election in Rebuke of Austerity and Conservatives

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a major setback Thursday in an election that saw her Conservative Party lose its majority in Parliament less...

Who is the DUP? A brief history of UK parliament’s new kingmaker

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) holds the key to Theresa May remaining in Downing Street but what do we know about this...

Wikipedia ‘hack’ claims Adolf Hitler leads kingmakers of UK politics

Published time: 9 Jun, 2017 11:43 The Wikipedia page of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)...

False Dawn or New Hope: Right-Wing Pact Imperils UK Paradigm Shift

Well, it was nice while it lasted. Like many others, I rejoiced through the night at the astounding UK election results, which seemed to...

‘Who should I vote for?’ Google reveals top searches ahead of #GE2017 (VIDEOS, GRAPHS)

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‘Brutal and shocking’: First reactions & videos of London Bridge terror attack

Published time: 4 Jun, 2017 01:40 Videos have emerged showing the initial response to the...

Terrorist suspects should be locked up in internment camps, says ex-police chief

Thousands of suspected terrorists should be placed in internment camps, as the threat of terrorism...

‘A bit of dead cat’: Labour MP dismisses claims Corbyn backed IRA

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Even ‘£1bn is a lot’: UK Brexit negotiator rejects €100bn divorce bill

Published time: 21 May, 2017 16:38 The UK Brexit Secretary rejected a €100-billion ($112 billion)...

“Fossil Fuels Have Lost. The Rest of the World Just Doesn’t Know It Yet”

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Boeing’s new 737 grounded over flaw in engine component

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Irish police investigate Stephen Fry for calling God ‘mean-minded’ & ‘stupid’

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Brexit will not be quick & painless, EU’s chief negotiator warns

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has dismissed British “illusions” that Brexit will be quick...

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At a maximum rate of 35 percent, the U.S. corporate tax rate is one of the highest in the world, and the highest of...

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Independent Scotland would be ‘most welcome’ in EU, say European politicians

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Doctors trained abroad more likely to face competency probes

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Dark Web arms deal gone wrong: 14yr old charged with trying to buy Soviet-era...

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The Sinking of the Lusitania

On a day which had earlier been foggy but was now clear and calm, some passengers aboard the Lusitania stood on deck and watched...

Sleeping With the IRA

Ireland was much on my mind these past weeks.  As we watched the first stage of Britain’s divorce from the European Union, the ever-rebellious...

UK jail to get first of its kind ‘extremists only’ block – report

In an apparent first of its kind attempt, the UK is planning to move convicted...

Westminster Attack: Courage, Cowardice and Double Standards

The attack outside and inside London’s Westminster Parliament just before 4 pm local time on Wednesday 22nd March resulted in five deaths, including the...

Most Leave voters want death penalty restored after Brexit, poll reveals

Published time: 30 Mar, 2017 15:34Edited time: 30 Mar, 2017 15:34 More than half of Leave...

Memory Against Forgetting: the Resonance of Bloody Sunday

Photo by Robin Kirk | CC BY 2.0 Martin McGuinness died last week, one time IRA leader, more recently a British government minister-the irony of...

'Human waste’ found in Coca-Cola cans at company plant sparks police probe

Published time: 28 Mar, 2017 17:55 A police investigation has been launched after workers at a...

From paramilitary to peacemaker: Former IRA commander & NI leader Martin McGuinness dies

Former Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness died Tuesday morning following a...

Trump Budget Has Some Good Cuts

Back in the 1950’s, a British professor at the distinguished University of Malaya, C. Northcote Parkinson, observed that as the post-war Royal Navy shrank...

American man on 25th anniversary holiday last victim of London terror attack to be...

The third victim of the terrorist attack outside Parliament in London on Wednesday has been...

Spanish Brexit negotiator suggests British expats should keep their EU rights

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Tampons & nappies to be turned into clean energy

A major waste company is launching a multi-million pound initiative that will see tampons, hygienic...

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Photo by Sam | CC BY 2.0 Brexit is English nationalism made flesh, but the English underrate its destructive potential as a form of communal...

Trump’s favorite ‘Irish proverb’ is actually Nigerian

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Apocalypse now? Ex-commando colonel claims moral collapse in killer marine’s unit

The former commander of Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, whose battlefield murder conviction was quashed Wednesday, has claimed the jailed soldier’s unit fell apart due...

Irish Americans Called to Stand Against Trump and Racism

While Irish Prime Minster Enda Kenny traveled to the White House to take part in a traditional "shamrock ceremony" with his American counterpart on...

‘Security breach’ probed after Theresa May’s travel diary found on train

The government is investigating a “serious security breach,” as documents containing sensitive information regarding Prime Minister Theresa May’s travel plans were found by a...

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UK terrorism convictions double in 5yrs, Birmingham a hotbed – report

Published time: 5 Mar, 2017 13:09 Terrorism convictions in the UK have doubled over the past...

May accuses Sturgeon of ‘twisting the truth’ in Scottish independence bid

UK Prime Minister Theresa May used a speech at the Scottish Conservative Conference in Glasgow...

Ground-breaking genetic test may lead to sex-selective abortions

A ground-breaking genetic test that allows women to discover the sex of their baby just...

‘Shortsighted & nonviable’: UK’s lack of dialogue with Russia slammed in new parliamentary report

Britain’s refusal to engage with the Russian government is not a viable long-term foreign policy option, parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has warned, urging the...

Families of Tunisia terrorism victims devastated after tour operator cleared of neglect

The coroner at the inquest into the deaths of 30 British tourists at the hands...

Is Theresa May’s Brexit strategy about to be derailed by 2nd Scottish #IndyRef?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May fears First Minister Nicola Sturgeon could call for a second...

EU migrants could lose right to stay in Britain within weeks

European migrants arriving in Britain could lose their right to stay permanently from next month...

UK terror threat at highest level since ‘70s, says watchdog

Published time: 26 Feb, 2017 15:31Edited time: 26 Feb, 2017 15:50 The UK is at its...

Make America British again? Queen may bring former colony into Commonwealth

As a former British colony, the US could be the next “associate member” of the...

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I am an abolitionist. Abolition is a plot against racial capitalism which is all capitalism, not just some of it.  It is a plot...

Peer aims to block Brexit in Lords’ debate as Prime Minister May looks on...

A British peer has launched a campaign against Brexit, vowing to vote against the bill...

Plan to scrap child refugee resettlement scheme condemned by UK children’s commissioners

Britain’s four children’s commissioners have written to Tory Home Secretary Amber Rudd expressing their “deep...

‘Sexual health time bomb’: Sex ed classes must be made compulsory, say British councils

A lack of sex and relationships education (SRE) in British secondary schools risks having a...

The Irish Water Insurgency: No More Blood From These Stones

Cobh, the "Great Island" located just off Ireland's Southern Coast, can be reached only via Belvelly Bridge, which was of strategic importance in 2014...

Cock up: Low-flying military aircraft scare chickens to death, MoD forced to pay out

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has been forced to make payouts 18 times in the...

House of Lords told to back Brexit bill or face being abolished – reports

Downing Street is attempting to play down a warning that the House of Lords could be abolished if peers try to block the Brexit...

UK covered up intelligence training for Bahrain police, human rights group says

British authorities trained Bahrain’s police on how to gather intelligence on protesters and use crowd control techniques such as water cannon and dogs, and...

Footage of final moments before British Marine executed wounded Afghan released by court

Judges have released additional sections of a helmet camera video of the moments before a...

Military defends ‘political witch-hunt’ Facebook post calling for Troubles murder witnesses

Britain’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) has been forced to defend a post on the Parachute...

Will the Euro Collapse This Year?

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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...

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More than 60 percent of males in modern-day Europe descends from three Bronze Age leaders. Genetic researchers estimate that three families in particular, which originated...

May condemns torture… as ex-army Tory MP says ‘sometimes it might be justified’

Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned torture in response to President Donald Trump’s suggestion he...

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US no longer ‘full democracy’ – Economist Group report

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Almost two years after Jane started ‘personal development’ course Access Consciousness, she realized she was...

Alex Salmond: Brexit ‘long way’ from done deal, court ruling ‘massive defeat’ for May

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String of anti-Semitic attacks in London causes mayor to demand ‘zero tolerance’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned that the British capital will show zero tolerance towards hate...

‘Establishment delaying Brexit’: #Article50 ruling divides internet

Britain’s Supreme Court ruling on how Theresa May’s government can trigger formal divorce talks from...

Germany will be pressed into EU-UK trade deal within 2yrs, MP claims

There will be a UK-EU trade deal within two years because Germany cannot afford an economic battering from export tariffs, Brexiteer Owen Paterson MP...

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Trump, the Banks and the Bomb

When pro-nuclear disarmament organisations last October cheered the United Nations decision to start in 2017 negotiations on a global treaty banning these weapons, they...

In Photos: Women's Marches on All Seven Continents Demand 'A Better Future'

The second day of the Trump administration has seen an unprecedented wave of protests swell across the globe, as the Women's March on Washington...

Video of Royal Marine executing wounded Afghan must not be published, MoD tells court

Britain’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) is fighting an attempt by a group of newspapers to...

Tunisia terrorist attack: Inquests open into deaths of 30 British tourists

Inquests into the deaths of 30 British tourists killed in the Tunisian beach massacre of 2015 are due to start on Monday at the...

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A Catholic priest who inspired The Exorcist died from a fall after what he claims was a possessed child spoke to him, it has...

Paramilitaries shoot couple who refused to hand over son for ‘punishment attack’

A couple in Northern Ireland were shot by paramilitaries after refusing to hand over their...

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‘Juvenile delinquent’ Nigel Farage has ‘no clue’ about Brexit, says EU commissioner

Nigel Farage has been branded a “juvenile delinquent” by European Union Commissioner Phil Hogan, who said the former UKIP leader’s efforts to influence Brexit...

George W. Bush's Ethics Lawyer: Trump Will Be in Violation of Constitution on Day...

Could Donald Trump be in violation of the Constitution on his first day in office? That's the conclusion of some leading constitutional law experts....

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A burst of particles from the Sun hit the Earth’s magnetic field soon after the winter...

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French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said that NATO exists only ‘to serve Washington’s objectives’, and that she planned to hold a Brexit-style referendum,...

British parents should ‘try harder’ for their children – school inspection chief

Immigrant pupils do well at school because their parents are more ambitious for them than...

‘Betrayed’: Retired paratroopers lament investigation over killing of IRA chief

Two army veterans who served in the Parachute Regiment in Northern Ireland say investigations into...

Cheating teachers: Number of students illicitly helped to pass exams trebles since 2014

The number of British teachers cheating to help their students pass GCSE and A-level exams...

Russia’s UK ambassador: ‘I asked MPs how they will fight terrorists in Syria. I...

A cross-party group of British parliamentarians met with Russia’s UK ambassador, Alexander Yakovenko, in a bid to heal the rift in the countries’ approach...

Fat Is Good for You

FAMILIES can enjoy high-fat foods this Christmas without fearing for their health after research overturned previously accepted wisdom. Current dietary advice says foods containing high...

‘Army was boring’, says Britain’s new Armed Forces Minister

The army, in particular ceremonial duties, are boring and anyone who says they aren’t at...

‘Morally wrong’ not to let EU citizens stay after Brexit, MPs from all sides...

European citizens living in Britain should be allowed to remain in the country after the Brexit process is complete, MPs from both the Leave...

NASA designing nano-starship which travels at 20% the speed of light

The US space agency and a team of scientists, including Stephen Hawking, is developing a nano-starship...

£70,000 raised in crowdfunding for new case against Brexit

A fresh legal bid initiated by a British barrister is to be taken to an Irish court after thousands supported his case via a...

Lawyer who pursued British troops over Iraq abuse claims now faces misconduct charges

Phil Shiner, former head of the now-collapsed law firm Public Interest Lawyers (PLI), may face...

Commando’s murder appeal could 'define future' of war crimes trials

A new appeal for a royal marine convicted of carrying out a battlefield execution in...

Anatomy of a Nationalist

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 County Dublin, Ireland. One of Donald Trump’s stated priorities is to preserve American culture, yet he told New...

‘Sextortion’: Warnings issued after webcam blackmail cases double in year

The number of ‘sextortion’ cases, where victims are persuaded to commit sexual acts on a webcam and then blackmailed, has doubled in a year,...

Less Symbolism, More Action: Towards Meaningful Solidarity with Palestine

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has designated the week, November 25 to December 3, as the ‘biggest-ever campaign’ aimed at boycotting Israeli products and those...

Polish language should be taught in UK schools, says PM Szydlo

British schoolchildren should learn Polish, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told her UK counterpart Theresa May during Brexit talks. “The option of teaching Polish as a...

US Treasury challenges GOP with tax rule preventing overseas corporate mergers

US companies that merge with non-US ones in order to avoid paying higher taxes have been...

No amigos? Theresa May snubs Castro funeral, but Corbyn’s going

Senior members of the British government will apparently snub the funeral of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Prime Minister Theresa May failed even to...

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The recent article “League of Nationalists” in The Economist (19-11-2016, pps. 51-54) sets out to answer the question: “All around the world, nationalists are...

‘Race Is at the Bottom of His Immigration Policy’ – CounterSpin interview with Kica...

Janine Jackson interviewed Kica Matos about Trump’s deportation policy for the November 18, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Kica Matos:...

‘Trump or Clinton? Makes no difference to Palestine,’ Middle East scholars tell RT (VIDEO)

Donald Trump promises to be Israel’s “best friend” when he enters the White House next...
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Video: Clean Cash? Irish court hears Khodorkovsky funds case

In Ireland, a court hearing's underway over former Russian oil tycoon, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who is being reviewed as potential suspect in a fraud case. Via...

Queen’s elite Guards regiments are badly short of soldiers – MoD figures

Manpower in some of Britain’s elite Guards regiments, which protect Buckingham Palace, has fallen so dramatically that only a few hundred junior infantrymen can...

Number of ‘Americans’ seeking Irish jobs doubles since Trump win

It seems Canada isn’t the only country desperate Democrats are thinking of fleeing to. New figures...

D-Day rehearsal site & other historic military bases to be sold, MoD confirms

Britain’s military is about to embark on a fire sale of one tenth of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) land assets in Britain including...

U.S. Near Bottom in Public ‘Confidence in Elections’

Only Mexico Scores Lower Among OECD Countries Eric Zuesse Here are the figures, as emailed by Gallup on November 2nd, and soon to be published as...

‘Israel is UK’s strongest ally in Middle East’ – BICOM study finds

Israel is the UK’s strongest ally in the Middle East, according to a poll conducted...

#PodestaEmails30: Hillary Clinton ‘made clear’ CGI ally be given key diplomatic post – WikiLeaks

In a newly leaked email from 2009, then-US Defense Secretary Robert Gates asks for the resumé...

A Historic Election for Women — and Not Just Because of Hillary

This election may be revolutionary for women for an unexpected reason. First woman president? OK, there’s that. But I don’t think there’s anyone left who...

Palestinians demand UK apologize for 1917 Balfour Declaration that helped create Israel

A campaign by Palestinian activists demanding the UK issue a formal apology for supporting the idea of a Jewish state in the Middle East...

UN votes to ban nukes despite UK attempts to ‘thwart’ negotiations

UN General Assembly (UNGA) members have defied the British government by voting to ban nuclear...

Podesta emails reveal extent of Bill Clinton’s ‘for profit’ activities

Conflicts of interest between Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation, as well as the former president’s...

Mass Migration

Observing the US presidential electoral campaign, Thierry Meyssan analyses the resurgence of an old and weighty conflict of civilisation. Hillary Clinton has just declared...

Rwanda & The Philippines rate better than UK for gender equality, study shows

Britain is lagging behind countries including Rwanda, the Philippines and Nicaragua in a global ranking...

Brexit talks with Theresa May ‘deeply frustrating,’ says SNP leader Sturgeon

The first ‘Brexit summit’ between UK leaders collapsed on Monday with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon branding the talks “deeply frustrating” and accusing Prime...

Agrochemicals and the Cesspool of Corruption: Dr. Mason Writes to the US EPA 

Colin Todhunter (RINF) - In her recent open letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason documents what amounts to...

Royal Navy pledges to ‘man-mark’ passing Russian fleet

Britain’s navy has pledged to keep her shores ‘safe’ as a Russian fleet passes the...

Women more likely to use misogynistic terms online, report finds

Women in the UK and US are more likely to use misogynist language on social media than men, according to the results of a...

U.S. Ponders Whether to Go to War with Russia to Salvage Al Qaeda in...

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Sources that will be provided here, document the historical narrative now occurring toward all-out war between the U.S. and...

More Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Twelve years ago, John Perkins published his book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, and it rapidly rose up The New York Times’ best-seller...

Can You Establish Your Own Sovereign Nation?

Geneticists tell us the entire human race originated from a single tribal group of around 200 people who migrated from Africa into Arabia about...

Tony Blair ‘nearly quit as PM to pursue EU presidency’ – former communications chief

Tony Blair considered leaving Downing Street three years before he stood down as Britain’s prime...

British politicians desperate for dual Irish citizenship after Brexit vote

Desperate to hold on to EU citizenship following Brexit, the number of British MPs and...

Brexit 2017? Increasingly likely Article 50 will be triggered early next year

Growing evidence indicates the British government will invoke Article 50 to trigger Brexit early next...

How Black Athletes Could Create a Watershed in Activist History

There’s the potential at this juncture for bold black athletes to blend many identity issues and address concerns about Mother Earth simultaneously. — Organizer for...

Syria as Metaphor

Syrian civil war, courtesy of Wikipedia The war in Syria is a nightmare. It’s a nightmare for all the civilians who suffer from constant aerial...

UKIP’s only MP tries to school science professor on science… and fails

UKIP’s only MP, Douglas Carswell, got into an Twitter spat with a University of Sussex...

SAS planned ‘shoot-to-kill’ ops against Real IRA after peace deal, claims ex-soldier

Special Forces soldiers planned a no-questions-asked shoot-to-kill operation in response to a bid by Republican...

No rivals to NATO: Britain will veto joint EU army as long as it’s...

UK will not allow the creation of a joint European army and does not want...
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Video: Tax Wars: Apple, White House, and the U.S. Treasury vs. the European Union

Economist James Henry discusses the recent ruling by the European Commission that Apple owes $14.6 billion Ireland because its tax benefits there are illegal...

Major blaze breaks out on Belfast’s Victoria Street (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 11 Sep, 2016 18:06 A large fire has broken out on Victoria Street in...

Stolen valor! Lying military veterans could be charged under ‘Walter Mitty bill’

A proposed parliamentary bill which would make it illegal to pretend to have won medals...

US taxpayers funded Clinton’s private email servers through ‘Former Presidents Act’

The private email server used by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state was...

Britain flutters eyelashes at Apple following European Commission tax ruling

Downing Street says it would “welcome any company” to the UK following a European Commission...

Polish man dies in ‘hate crime’ after 20 Essex teenagers launch savage attack

Police are treating an attack on two Polish men by a gang of up to...

From the Battle of Seattle to the Financial Crisis

(Shutterstock) I had many lessons from the Battle of Seattle, and one of them was that policewomen can deal it out as good as any...

How Jim Rogers Is Preparing

One week after RealVision brought us the latest Jeff Gundlach interview, in which the DoubleLine bond king explained why he is now “100% net short”,...

UN blames ‘anti-immigrant rhetoric’ of Brexit campaign for spike in hate crime

British politicians’ “anti-immigrant” rhetoric during the EU referendum campaign caused a significant spike in recorded...

Royal Marine detained in terrorism probe was beaten by loyalists at age 16

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell, who was detained in connection with alleged dissident republican terrorism on...

War: The Islamic State and Western Politicians Against the Rest of Us

On July 28, London’s Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, aka “the Old Bailey,” announced the conviction of Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary on charges of...

Prisons within prisons: Plans to segregate & isolate jailed extremists

Radical Muslim prisoners must be isolated and removed from communal prayers to prevent the spread...

Don’t let propaganda for the ‘looming cashless society’ deceive you

Since its invention in Babylon around 4,000 years ago, money has changed from gold coins, to coins of lesser value; to paper notes/cheques, plastic cards,...

Negotiate with ISIS? Labour leadership candidate Smith backtracks on plan to sit down with...

Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith has backtracked on claims he would “get round the table” with Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) to negotiate an...

Bloody Sunday ‘white handkerchief’ Bishop Edward Daly dies at age 82

Bishop Edward Daly, best known for waving a blood stained white handkerchief as he tried...

Europeans say no single market access … unless migrants are still welcome in post-Brexit...

Citizens of several European Union member states called on Britain to keep its borders open...

To Stop Climate Change, Don’t Just Cut Carbon. Redistribute Wealth.

 (Photo: Friends of the Earth International / Flickr) This year’s Democratic platform has the fingerprints of progressive movements all over it. A $15 minimum wage,...

Ex-firearms officer says police watchdog treats cops ‘like criminals’

A former firearms officer, who was cleared of murdering a suspected robber that he shot,...

10 Ancient Megalith Monuments

All over the world, historic monuments made of stone have been standing for millennia. Given that they were raised before the concept of writing...

The Artistic Representation of War and Peace, Politics and the Global Crisis

Contemporary art is often criticised as pointless or overvalued by art market elites. Even the word ‘artist’ has lost much of its meaning. The...

Terrorists could use drones to drop explosives on UK targets, warns ex-navy chief

Terrorists could use drones loaded with explosives to carry out attacks, a former Royal Navy...

Farage plans European tour to stoke up EU independence movements

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is planning a tour of European countries in an attempt...

IMF Disavows Neoliberalism

The IMF finally acknowledged that neoliberalism’s boom-and-bust cycles stifle growth in developing countries. Pictured: IMF chief Christine Lagarde. (Photo: the Telegraph) According to the International...

Brexit red herring? Britain’s post-EU fishing policy an ‘illusion,’ former commissioner says

Britain’s post-Brexit fishing plan is an “illusion” according to the former head of EU fisheries,...

UK tops Europe for number of terrorist attacks in 2015

Britain suffered more terrorist attacks in 2015 than any other EU country, with the majority...

Drunk strip club customer spends £7,500… but gets a refund

A bachelor party guest who splurged £7,500 on dances at a strip club has received...

How Britain’s Aristocracy Are Playing the Brexit Thing

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org on July 6th; now updated in this version’s closing paragraphs HISTORICAL PRELIMINARY The European Union, and opposition to Brexit (or...

Military families sent loved ones body armor to make up for shortages in Iraq...

British soldiers serving in Iraq suffered such serious kit shortages during the 2003 invasion and...

UK will cease to exist within a decade… say 53% of Brits

Britain will cease to be a United Kingdom within ten years according to 53 percent...

Brexit: A Workers’ Response to Oligarchs, Bankers, Flunkies, and Scabs

The European Union is controlled by an oligarchy, which dictates socio-economic and political decisions according to the interests of bankers and multi-national business. ...

Microsoft wins federal appeal over warrants for data held outside US

Warrants issued by US authorities do not apply to electronic data, such as emails, held on...

British police force classifies wolf whistles, unwanted sexual advances as hate crimes

Nottinghamshire police will record misogyny, including harassment of women, unwanted sexual advances and wolf whistling,...

Brexit vote not legally binding, Parliament should have final say – top lawyers

Parliament should have the final say on whether the UK will leave the European Union, more than 1,000 prominent British lawyers say in a...

A Modest Proposal: An Irish AIPAC

Noting the remarkable success of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in influencing U.S. government policies, Daniel C. Maguire offers...

British descendants of Jews who fled the Nazis now seeking German citizenship post-Brexit

A rising number of Jews who settled in Britain after escaping Nazi persecution are now...

From Brexit in the UK to Austerity in Spain, Europe is on the Edge

(Photo: Pixaby) On the surface, the June 23 Brexit and the June 26 Spanish elections don’t look comparable. After a nasty campaign filled with racism and...

Brexit and Spain: Europe on the Edge?

While the Spanish election was portrayed as a defeat for the left, it was more a reshuffle than a major turn to the right. On...

We Must Win Democracy, Even If It Takes Revolution

While the banks, elites, and the super-rich have been scrambling to try to hold onto their billions following the UK’s shocking vote to exit...

2nd Brexit referendum ‘may be justified,’ says ex-attorney general

Public opinion shifting strongly against a Brexit could justify a second referendum, former Attorney General...

Parliament must vote on Article 50 before it’s invoked, says law firm fighting Brexit

Legal action is being taken to ensure that the formal process for the UK’s exit...

Brexit: the English and Welsh Enlightenment

“No one really knows what happens now: the collective imagination leads to dark places.” The International New York Times, June 25-26 2016 Dublin. By voting for Brexit the...

Will Brexit ever actually happen? There are plenty of signs it won’t

Since outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron’s gamble backfired last Thursday and the British public voted to leave the EU, many are desperately asking if...

Brexit vote was a tie, Britain will never leave EU – academic

The EU referendum result was actually a draw and a Brexit should not be implemented...

The Economics of Brexit: What Cameron Got Wrong

Some of the main arguments for Brexit tapped into populist anger. For instance, people like Nigel Farage of the UK Independence Party and other...

UK, US officials play down security implications of Brexit, but questions remain

British and American officials are fighting to play down fears over the security implications of...

‘You’ve never done a proper job in your lives!’ Farage booed as he mocks...

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has mercilessly trolled the European Parliament before warning them the UK will not be the last country to leave the...

UK won’t disintegrate after Brexit, David Davis tells RT… but Scotland has other plans...

Former Tory chair David Davis rejects fears the United Kingdom will fragment as a result of Brexit, as calls for a second Scottish independence...

Corbyn digs heels in, appoints new Labour shadow cabinet amid mutiny

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled his newly reshaped cabinet, promoting key allies to his top team as the revolt against his leadership...

Labour Party in disarray after Corbyn’s dismissal of Benn leads to mutiny

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK’s main opposition, the Labour Party, has sacked key shadow...

Brexit fallout: Labour insiders leak documents, accuse Corbyn of undermining Remain campaign

Multiple sources within the Labour party claim Jeremy Corbyn and his team worked against the...

‘Let’s not be hasty’: Despite EU push, UK politicians say no need for quick...

British politicians, including strong advocates of the Leave campaign, say there’s no rush in starting...

Brexit: What next for Cameron & the United Kingdom?

Britain has voted to 'Leave' the EU. Questions now hang over Prime Minister David Cameron’s...

'Beyond comprehension': Global reactions roll in as UK shocks world with Brexit vote

The UK has shocked the world with its historic Brexit vote, choosing to leave the...

Who Should We Blame for Brexit — and Where Do We Go From Here?

A Vote Leave rally in London, June 15, 2016. Britons on Thursday voted on a referendum to decide whether to remain...

A ‘Brexit’ Blow to the Establishment

Exclusive: British voters turned a deaf ear to scary warnings about leaving the E.U. and struck a blow against an out-of-touch,...

Pig farmer or 007? Twitter gives Cameron career advice as legacy crumbles

Hot on the heels of David Cameron’s resignation as Britain’s prime minister social media users...

Brexit Vote: A Very British Affair

A deal David Cameron (pictured in a happier time) cut with his party came back to bite him – and the entire UK. (Photo:...

UK population grew by 500,000 to 65.1mn last year

The British population grew by more than 500,000 to 65.1 million in the 12 months...

Does the Brexit Vote Mark the End of Internationalism?

(Photo: portal gda / Flickr) This week might represent the beginning of the end for international cooperation. All the treaties, alliances, and unions that have...

Neoliberalism and The Globalization of War. America’s Hegemonic Project 

The world is at a dangerous crossroads.  The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity....

North Sea oil workers must wage unified struggle

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Steve James Sharp class tensions are emerging in both the British and...

Labour could be torn apart by war crime charges for Blair over Iraq

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has hinted he could call for ex-PM Tony Blair to face...

No Fanfare for the Common Man

We keep hearing all this crap coming out of the Democrats about helping the middle class, and small businesses. Ok, yeah, I get it....

Making kids attend Christian worship at school violates their human rights – UN

Forcing British children to attend Christian school assemblies undermines their human rights, a UN committee...

Worldnews hardcore: News about worldnews from The Viper now on RT worldnews (EXPLICIT NEWS)

A new satire show is coming to RT.com with the digital channel plucking funny man...

Upstart Parties Crash the Ball in Spain

A failure by the left to unite in Spain and the Eurozone will open the door for Europe’s resurgent far right. For the past quarter...

‘Media Money Matters With the Olympics’

Janine Jackson interviewed Jules Boykoff about the Rio Olympics for the June 3, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Jules Boykoff: “The...

Why is the UK Government Scared of an Online Petition?

I started a conspiracy to harm Her Majesty’s Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (HMGUKGB&NI). I wanted to deal...

Anti-Trump protesters to greet White House hopeful on Scotland visit day before Brexit vote

Hundreds of protesters are planning to greet US presidential hopeful Donald Trump when he visits...

Matt Ridley’s Pro-GMO Blunders and Ignorance in the British Press

In his recent piece for The Times newspaper in the UK, Viscount Matt Ridley argues that a new report from the American National Academies of Sciences (NAS) leaves...

Trump’s ‘Realty Check’ on Climate

Newsflash: Donald Trump isn’t as retrograde on climate change as we thought. It turns out he’s well aware of the dangers of global warming...

Cyber-attack threat to nuclear facilities underestimated by UK – report

British authorities underestimate the risk posed by malicious cyber-attacks, spy drones and data breaches to...

UK church to show Monty Python’s religious satire ‘Life of Brian’

A UK church plans to show the Monty Python film which was either banned or...

First Deposition Released on Clinton Email Case

Eric Zuesse U.S. Ambassador Lewis Lukens’s sworn testimony in the case of Hillary Clinton’s privatization of the U.S. Secretary of State’s email is the first...

Scotland opens doors to more Syrian refugees than any other UK region

Scotland has welcomed more Syrian refugees than any other region in Britain since Downing Street...

US Special Ops forces ‘raid’ downtown Tampa, Florida in search of pirates

United States Special Operations Forces descended from buildings, jumped from a Black Hawk helicopter and fired...

The Looting Stage of Capitalism: Germany’s Assault on the IMF

Gil C | Shutterstock.com Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of Germany’s banks, Germany...

Pan-Africanism, Feminism and Finding Missing Pan-Africanist Women

We commemorated the 58th anniversary of African Liberation Day on May 25. When most of us think of Pan-Africanism and its major icons, women will...

Ancient Irish Musical History Found in Modern India

An archaeologist studying musical horns from iron-age Ireland has found musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are alive and well in south India....

A Year Ago, I Crossed the DMZ in Korea. Here’s Why.

(Women Cross the DMZ) One year ago, I led a group of 30 women from 15 countries on a journey across the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ)...

Legalize human genetic engineering to cure serious diseases, says Nobel Prize-winner

People destined to inherit serious diseases could be cured by a type of genetic engineering currently illegal in Britain, a Nobel Prize-winner says. The invention...

Israeli Weimar: It Can Happen Here

“Please don’t write about Ya’ir Golan!” a friend begged me, “Anything a leftist like you writes will only harm him!” So I abstained for some...

Here, fluffy! Lions, cobras & crocs among 100s of dangerous animals Brits keep as...

Killer cobras, cheetahs and alligators are among the hundreds of wild and poisonous animals being...

European Union: a House Divided

“Larger now than the Roman Empire of two thousand years ago, more opaque than the Byzantine, the European Union continues to baffle observers and...

Mother Earth

by Luke Eastwood / May 22nd, 2016 I sit, like a frightened childAnd watch in helpless frustrationAs that aged, homely faceCrumbles into dust and bone. And...

N. Irish abortion ban forced 833 women to British mainland for terminations in 2015

Northern Ireland’s “out of sight, out of mind” and “archaic” anti-abortion laws are driving hundreds...

‘British Summer Time’ turns 100 years old Saturday

Exactly 100 years ago, “British Summer Time” was introduced to extend the evenings and changed...

As Brexit Approaches, Europe’s Left Is Divided — and for Good Reason

European Parliament (Photo: Wikipedia) The European Union is one of the premier trade organizations on the planet, with a collective GDP that surpasses the world’s...

Leave the EU? Then Scotland will leave Britain! Salmond sends Brexit warning

If Britain votes to leave the European Union on June 23 it could trigger another...

Mind the gap: Gender equality at work lags behind European average

New research shows the UK has one of the worst records for gender equality at...

UK airlines accused of ‘unlawfully’ charging customers £300mn

British airlines could find themselves in court over allegations they have pocketed more than £300...

Drug mule Melissa Reid set for release from Peru prison, but 100s of Europeans...

The plight of British drug mule Melissa Reid, set to be released from prison in...

Cameron will use anti-corruption summit to call on wealthy to admit sources of cash

Those suspected of money laundering may be forced to disclose the origins of their wealth...

ISIS “Most Popular in Finland”

Nonwhite invaders living in Finland are the most likely to join ISIS, according to a new analysis of Islamist recruits from Europe....

Review: Realizing Peace

Louis Kriesberg set himself a delicate task in writing Realizing Peace (Oxford University Press, 2015). By emphasizing alternative possibilities, Kriesberg walks a literary tightrope...

Pesticides, GMOs and Corporate Control: The Poster Child is Monsanto but Neil Young is...

Neil Young has a long history of activism. He is a co-founder of Farm Aid, which works to support small and family farmers in North...

Irish republican terror threat to Britain raised to ‘substantial’

Britain has raised its threat level from Northern Ireland related terrorism from moderate to substantial,...

Making China Great Again

(Photo: Wikipedia) The final of the World Snooker Championship took place this week in Sheffield, the hardscrabble town in England’s north perhaps best known as...

100s of minors trafficked to UK for sexual exploitation & domestic servitude, report suggests

Some 240 young people, thought to have been snatched by human traffickers for the purpose...

The Bill & Tony Show: Clinton & Blair to join forces to battle Brexit

Two of the Anglosphere’s most intimate political bedfellows, former US President Bill Clinton and Britain’s...

New Beginnings

by Luke Eastwood / May 1st, 2016 Let go of hatred and fearAs the oak lets fall its leavesTo the brisk autumn winds Stand tall and...

What if the Catholic Church Declares No Wars Are Justified?

Is an end to Just War Theory in sight? (Photo: Martin Schulz / Flickr Commons) Where did the justification for war come from? Early versions...

Hundreds of thousands with disabilities in Britain destitute – report

Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities in Britain are forced to live in destitution,...

‘Humiliated, isolated’: Over 1.25mn destitute in 21st century Britain

In a climate of unyielding austerity, more than a million people across the UK are...

‘Dodgy Dave’s’ tax affairs to avoid parliamentary probe, says watchdog

Prime Minister David Cameron’s tax affairs will not be investigated by the parliamentary standards watchdog,...

‘Fireball’ meteor lights up English skies (PHOTOS)

Stargazers enjoyed a rare treat when giant “fireball” meteor lit up the sky over southern...

UK unions agree to implement pay cuts for NHS workers

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Ajanta Silva The British government is enforcing a miserly 1 percent increase...