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NHS faces worst financial crisis in a generation


The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is facing an almost £1 billion deficit, the worst financial position in a generation. NHS trusts in England racked up a £930mn deficit in the first three months of the fiscal year (starting on ...

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Here Is A Security Threatening, Terrorist-Sympathising, Britain-Hating” Ideologue – His Name is Not Jeremy Corbyn


Graham Vanbergen TruePubica David Cameron has lambasted Jeremy Corbyn as a “security threatening, terrorist-sympathising, Britain-hating” ideologue in his most vocal attack yet on the newly appointed Labour leader, which was designed to show that he is wholly unsuitable to lead ...

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Police complaints reach record high in England, Wales


New figures show that there were a record number of complaints against police in England and Wales.  According to the figures from the Independence Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) a total of 37,105 complaint cases were recorded in 2014-15.  The figures, a ...

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David Cameron destroyed on air over hypocritical Saudi Arabia deal


David Cameron has repeatedly refused to explain why the British government agreed to a “squalid” deal with Saudi Arabia, as the country prepares to behead and crucify a teenager for engaging in pro-democracy protests during the Arab Spring. In an excruciating ...

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Cameron’s flagship housing policy only helps the rich, campaigners warn


Prime Minister David Cameron called for a “national crusade” to build affordable housing by cutting planning regulations and launching “starter homes.” The plans have been criticized by housing charities for overlooking low earners. In his closing speech to Conservative Party ...

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Govt.’s budget cuts to reduce more police posts


UK police is bracing for losing hundreds of officers due to government’s budget cuts. Media reports say, Devon and Cornwall Police is set to lose another 500 officers due to the government’s cuts. According to the reports, the force, which ...

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UK must stop trading arms with Saudi Arabia – Amnesty


Britain is being called upon to cease arms trading with Saudi Arabia after evidence emerged of widespread civilian casualties resulting from Saudi-led attacks on rebel fighters in the Yemen conflict. Amnesty International said the “damning evidence of war crimes” should ...

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Scared Cameron toughens rhetoric against Corbyn


UK Prime Minister David Cameron has toughened his rhetoric against Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn calling him an isolated figure in Europe for “failing to understand the clear danger” of ISIL militants. “I don’t think frankly he sees what the risk is. ...

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Rough sleeping ban will ‘criminalize most vulnerable’ in Newport


Human rights group Liberty has called on Newport City Council to scrap its plans to ‘criminalize’ begging and rough sleeping in the city center. On Sunday, a consultation into the Welsh local authority’s proposed Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) closed. ...

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Britain Ruled by Political System Built on Dishonesty, Disinformation, and Duplicity

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The Tory party conference is underway after their unexpected outright win on May 7th. As usual, success always brings out the worst in right-wing politicians. Slick presentation, propaganda and incessant spin make their own realities. At the conference there will ...

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Cameron says ‘will use nuclear weapons’


British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he will launch a nuclear attack against another country if circumstances occur.  Cameron has told the BBC that nuclear bombs are “the ultimate insurance policy” and said any nuclear attack by Britain ...

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Huge anti-austerity protest expected during Tory conference in Manchester


North West England is bracing for anti-austerity protests coinciding with the weekend’s Conservative party conference in Manchester. One pressure group has been quoted as saying that some 100,000 activists are expected to attend demonstrations and other events, including a rally that ...

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Why The British Establishment Wants Jeremy Corbyn Buried


The term “the establishment” refers to leading politicians, senior civil servants, senior barristers and judges, aristocrats, Oxbridge academics, senior clergy, the most important financiers and industrialists, governors of the BBC, members of and top aides to the royal family to ...

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Inmates’ private letters regularly tampered with by prison staff – report


Prisoners’ private and privileged correspondence with lawyers and courts has been opened by prison staff in 50 percent of all cases investigated by the state’s prisons ombudsman in 2014-15, a report has revealed. Prisons and Probation Ombudsman Nigel Newcomen presided ...

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British PM faces legal challenge over Syria drone attack


A legal proceeding has been initiated against British Prime Minister, David Cameron, over his decision to target Daesh or ISIL terrorists in Syria. Green party lawmakers, Caroline Lucas and Jenny Jones, are working with human rights charity Reprieve to make the ...

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Labour says no to austerity, vows aggressive tax crackdown


Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Monday voiced strong anti-austerity sentiments and said it would enforce an aggressive policy of collecting taxes from the wealthy if it won the next election. The Party’s top economic spokesman John McDonnell emphasized that major ...

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‘UK’s new strike laws like Nazi Germany’ – union leader


The leader of Britain’s biggest union, Unite, has compared Tory strike laws that would require workers to wear armbands on the picket line to the Nazis’ persecution of trade unionists. Speaking at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton on Monday, ...

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FBI seeks to re-open Lockerbie bombing case after new evidence emerges


The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is trying to re-open the case of Pan Am Flight 103, which crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 after a bomb exploded on board, after new evidence has come to light. Abdelbasset Al-Megrahi, a ...

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British patients being denied drugs because of high prices


Cancer patients in the UK are being denied drugs because of unnecessarily exorbitant prices. Patients in the UK have been told “the NHS will not pay for two such drugs because they are not cost-effective and they have been dropped ...

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Muslim schoolboy quizzed about ISIS after raising ‘eco-terrorism’ in French class


A Muslim schoolboy was questioned by staff about Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) after he used the term ‘eco-terrorist’ in a classroom discussion about the environment. The 14-year-old, who wishes not to be named, said the experience of being taken ...

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Police that protected Westminster pedophile ring for decades denies investigation is a ‘shambles’


Scotland Yard police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has strongly rejected claims the force’s investigation into an alleged murderous Westminster pedophile ring is a “shambles.” In an exclusive interview with LBC radio, the Metropolitan Police chief said the force is prepared ...

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‘Sex abuse victim of ex-BBC host paid settlement’


A new report says a sex abuse victim of the former BBC presenter, Jimmy Savile, has received £15,000 as settlement for the scandal. The BBC paid the sum to a fan of Jimmy Savile who was molested in the Television ...

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‘UK National Health Service on brink of collapse’


Britain’s former health minister warns the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) will crash, unless instant cash is injected into the healthcare system. Norman Lamb says the NHS will crash within two years with catastrophic consequences unless the government orders a ...

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Met police close investigation into politcian corruption reports


UK police have closed an investigation into reports on a high-ranking politician’s corruption because of “insufficient evidence” against him. Police said in a statement that disgraced former House of Lords member John Sewel will not face drug charges. “The Met ...

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Nuclear family? Trident renewal debate scheduled for Labour Party conference


Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to argue against renewing Britain’s multibillion pound Trident nuclear deterrent at the party’s annual conference next week. The matter was added to the conference agenda, after local constituency parties put forward motions opposing ...

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Failure to develop green economy could cost UK firms billions – CBI


Britain’s most senior business voice has condemned the government’s lackluster attempt to build a green economy, warning UK firms are set to lose hundreds of billions of pounds if ministers don’t radically reassess their agenda. Confederation of British Industry (CBI) ...

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NHS warned of exodus of junior doctor


Media reports say an unprecedented number of National Health Service physicians have registered for certificate allowing them to work overseas. According to the reports, the General Medical Council has received 1,644 requests for certificates of current professional status (CCPS) – ...

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Sun journalists paid police officer for stories


Two British journalists have gone on trial accused of paying a police officer for information for stories. According to prosecutors the officer got about £10,000 over 10 years. They added that the “corrupt relationship” was based on “tip-offs” on incidents, ...

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UK government faces wildest shortfall in funding since 2012


The Conservative government of UK has experienced its wildest shortfall in funding since 2012. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said a fall in income tax receipt sent UK’s deficit spiraling to £12.1 bn in August. The situation will put ...

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How Britain’s Propaganda Machine Controls What You Think


On the one hand, just five individual Billionaires in Britain get to control 80% what you read in printed media and on the other hand, just five Internet Service Providers get to control what 87% of people get to see ...

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Suicide case directly linked to Tory benefit sanctions, coroner rules


A man with severe depression killed himself as a direct result of being found “fit to work” by the government and subsequently having his benefits removed, a coroner has ruled in a landmark decision. Michael O’Sullivan, 60, was found able ...

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UK to send warship to take part in second phase of EU naval operation


The UK government will send a Royal Navy frigate to take part in the second phase of an EU blockaded-style naval operation aimed at boarding, seizing and diverting refugee boats in the Mediterranean. Ministry of Defence said the warship HMS ...

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Damage limitation? City bankers seek to charm anti-austerity Corbyn


City financiers are hatching plans to influence Jeremy Corbyn’s economic policies, as the anti-austerity Labour leader settles into his new role. A string of policy briefings and one-to-one meetings with senior financiers are on the table, as Corbyn, newly-appointed shadow ...

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#PigGate farce: Story of Cameron’s ‘private part’ in dead pig’s mouth resonates gloriously online


The #PigGate scandal, stemming from a startling claim that David Cameron put “a private part of his anatomy” into a dead pig’s mouth at a student initiation ceremony at Oxford, has sparked an endless barrage of jokes and mockery online. ...

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British police team to probe child abuse cover-ups


Police in the UK have set up a new team of 90 officers to handle inquiries into reported attempts to cover up child abuse by high-ranking figures. The Metropolitan Police are already dealing with 29 allegations of police corruption in ...

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#StillYes: Glasgow hosts massive rally in support of Scottish independence year after vote


Hundreds, if not thousands, of pro-independence activists gathered on George Square in the Scottish city of Glasgow carrying Saltire flags and “Yes” banners on Saturday. “End London rule,” said one of the banners. Organizers of the demonstration wanted to “make ...

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Sturgeon warns Cameron not to ignore Scotland’s voice


Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has cautioned British Prime Minister David Cameron not to ignore the voice of Scottish people. Speaking on the anniversary of Scotland’s independence referendum, Sturgeon said that David Cameron is “living on borrowed time” as he ...

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UK parliament under fire for declining Netanyahu arrest petition


The British Parliament has come under increasing fire over its decision to skip a debate on a petition calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “It’s quite disappointing that the Parliament has refused to play by its ...

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Rejected! Parliament refuses to debate war criminal Netanyahu arrest petition


Parliament has declined to debate a petition calling for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for alleged war crimes. The online petition rapidly attracted more than the required 100,000 signatures needed to trigger a debate. Some 112,000 people ...

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Corbyn: Conservative government declaring war on organized labour


Britain’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn says the Conservatives are declaring war on organized labour. Addressing trade unionists, Corbyn promised to fight Conservative legislation currently passing through Parliament which raises the legal threshold for unions to conduct strikes. Critics dismiss ...

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SNP mulling over 2nd attempt on independence


Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) will propose a new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. Sturgeon said the party would set out a timescale for the referendum in its manifesto ahead of ...

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UK union bosses threaten to topple govt. with Corbyn


British unionists threaten to topple the Tories’ conservative government, using the landslide victory of the new opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, a report says. The chiefs of Britain’s biggest unions have threatened to “topple the government,” using “coordinated strikes ...

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Thousands join UK Labour after Corbyn victory


Britain’s Labour Party says over 15,000 people have joined the opposition party following the victory of anti-establishment politician Jeremy Corbyn in its leadership contest. The Labour says Corbyn’s landslide victory in the party’s leadership election on September 12 has sparked ...

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Cameron meets Netanyahu at Downing St. amid protests


British Prime Minister David Cameron says his country “remains staunch” in its “defense of Israel”. Cameron made the pledge while meeting with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at 10 Downing Street in London. Netanyahu is on a two-day visit ...

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More UK MPs question Syria drone strike


More UK politicians are now questioning legal justification of the country’s drone strikes in Syria. Senior lawmaker, Lord Macdonald from Liberal Democrats cast doubt about legal justification for the drone strikes such as that on two British militants on August 21. ...

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‘National disgrace’: 3.5m Brits working over 48hrs per week, says TUC


A growing number of Britons are working more than 48 hours per week and as a result face a greater risk of developing life-changing illnesses, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has warned. Some 3,417,000 employees in Britain are working more ...

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Demonstrators urging Cameron to impose sanctions on Israel


UK public anger over the visit of Israeli prime minister to London has gained momentum as hundreds of protesters are gathering outside Downing Streets. The rally has been organized by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and various groups including War on Want, Palestine ...

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Former bishop with connection to Royal family admits to sexually abusing more than 20 young men


A retired Church of England bishop, and friend of Prince Charles, has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two young men during his tenure. Peter Ball, 83, pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault via video-link at the Old Bailey ...

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Hillsborough cop says he didn’t cover victim with bin bag


Fresh inquests resumed last week into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster. The inquests have heard evidence relating to individual fans’ last movements. Gerard Baron, who died aged 67, was the ...

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Tories’ solution to Syrian refugee crisis—murder by remote control


Simon Basketter The Tories’ solution to the Syrian crisis is assassination. On Monday of this week David Cameron announced the killing in August of Reyaad Khan from Cardiff and Ruhul Amin from Aberdeen. They were killed by a remote control ...

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Britain’s Extra Judicial Assassinations Bring Democracy Into Question


Propaganda takes many forms along with twists and turns depending on a narrative of convenience. This is none more demonstrated than by David Cameron and his government. David Cameron’s U-Turn and subsequent statement that Britain will take 20,000 Syrian refugees ...

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Former Cameron adviser & BBC star charged with child sex offenses


A former economic advisor to Prime Minister David Cameron, American businessman Doug Richard, has been charged with a string of child sex offenses after allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. Richard, 57, a BBC Dragons’ Den entrepreneur, was arrested in January. ...

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As UK Follows US Model of ‘Droning Its Own,’ Condemnations Follow


Legal experts and human rights advocates issue warnings after David Cameron admits extrajudicial assassination of British nationals in Syria by Jon Queally Human rights advocates and legal experts are raising alarms in the wake of Monday’s admission by Prime Minister David ...

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‘Oops, it was us’: MoD concedes British sub, not Russian, damaged UK trawler in April


The UK Ministry of Defence admits that a submarine that damaged a British trawler in April this year was one of its own, not Russian. Earlier, Fleet Street was awash with speculation that a ‘hostile Russian sub’ had nearly destroyed ...

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Corbyn opposed to UK troop deployment abroad without UN mandate


The front-runner in the Labour party’s leadership race, Jeremy Corbyn, has voiced his opposition to any future deployment of British troops without a mandate from the United Nations. During the last Sky News hustings of candidates before the leadership contest ...

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Corbyn and challenges to political power


Noam Chomsky and other serious critics on the left often have to contend with dismissals from opponents (including most in our political and media elites) that they are conspiracy theorists, or “anti-American” and “anti-West”. For those who have not taken ...

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Over 5,500 sex crimes reported in UK schools


New data points to over 5,500 cases of sexual assaults in UK schools, reported to the British police over the past three years. The figures, obtained by the state-run BBC through Freedom of Information requests sent to all British forces, ...

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Cameron to urge military action against ISIS in Syria, UK to accept 15k refugees – report


British Prime Minister David Cameron is pressing for military strikes against Islamic State in Syria within a month, according to senior sources. The leader is also reportedly prepared to accept 15,000 refugees from the war-torn nation. Senior officials told the ...

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‘UK police force threatens court action against May’


One of the biggest police forces in the UK is threatening court action against the British home secretary over revelation of Theresa May’s deep funding cuts, a report says. The West Midlands police force is considering a lawsuit after May was ...

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British police admit to training ‘abusive’ UAE officers


Human rights charity Reprieve has criticized London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) for training and praising United Arab of Emirates (UAE) police officers, a force known for torturing and abusing its prisoners. The MPS has confirmed a delegation of the Security ...

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Osborne presses ahead with £20bn worth of further austerity


Details of the government’s plans to slash £20bn from public spending were discussed on Friday, as Chancellor George Osborne pressed ahead with his austerity agenda. Osborne had requested government departments model two scenarios of how the cuts could be implemented ...

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Pressure mounts on PM Cameron to reverse his stance on refugees


The British government is under mounting pressure to do more to save the vulnerable people trying to flee Europe from conflict zones in the Middle East and some African countries. Lawmakers from across the party line, except anti-migrant UK Independence ...

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Probe ordered after HIV clinic in London reveals patients’ identities


The UK’s health secretary has ordered a probe into breach of the privacy of hundreds of HIV patients whose confidential details were leaked by a clinic in London. Jeremy Hunt called for the inquiry after the 56 Dean Street clinic ...

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Hackers target Manchester police, airport websites


Eastern European hackers have targeted the Greater Manchester police website making it inaccessible for users on Wednesday night. The hacking has been described as a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS), which involves many computers accessing the police website in order ...

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Big business-funded committee must not influence TTIP talks, says campaigner


Secretive EU-US trade negotiations that could enable corporations to sue governments were infiltrated by a British committee that peddles the interests of the City of London while bypassing parliament, it has emerged. Academic and campaigner Linda Kaucher, who has long ...

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‘Disability rights in UK could be violated’ by welfare reforms, UN to investigate


United Nations officials are to visit the UK to investigate whether the government’s controversial welfare reforms are committing “grave violations” of disabled peoples’ human rights. A Scottish disability charity said it had been contacted by the UN’s Committee on the ...

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UK’s biggest oil, gas engineering company eyes Iran’s market


Britain’s largest oil and gas engineering company, Amec Foster Wheeler, has indicated its readiness to return to Iranian market as the outlook for the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions seems more promising. A report published by the Telegraph on Sunday quoted ...

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School crisis feared over UK teacher shortage


A shortage of teachers in the UK is sparking fears of an education crisis days ahead of the new school year in Britain. The shortage of teachers translates into fewer subjects in larger classes by less qualified people, as new ...

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UK prosecutors mulling charges over News Corp. phone hacking


British prosecutors are reportedly considering charges against media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. over a 2011 phone hacking scandal at a subsidiary tabloid of the corporation’s UK division. The news comes amid reports that the former editor of the now-defunct ...

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‘Thousands of benefit claimants died after being found fit for work’


A new data from the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions reveals the death of more than 2,000 benefit claimants between 2011 and 2014. The DWP figures disclosed that most of the claimants were reported dead within weeks of being ...

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Rail services between UK, France suspended once again


Rail services between UK and France have been suspended once again after migrants got on to Eurostar’s train tracks near Channel Tunnel.  Media reports say the migrants’ activity has disrupted the journey of over 2,000 Eurostar passengers. According to The Guardian, ...

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125,000 tenants ‘abused’ by private landlords – charity


Thousands of dissatisfied private renters in Britain have complained of their landlords abusing, assaulting, threatening and harassing them, research by Shelter has revealed. In the past year, housing charity Shelter has received over 17,000 helpline calls from tenants reporting “chaotic” ...

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Amnesty urges Britain to ‘show some humanity’ toward migrants


Amnesty International, a leading human rights group, has called on the British government to ‘show some basic humanity’ toward war migrants seeking refuge in the United Kingdom. Amnesty’s latest call follows the release of the UK Office of National Statistics ...

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UK police officers to lose jobs with govt.’s spending cuts


UK government’s spending cuts will see over 22,000 police jobs being lost. According to The Guardian, a private estimate says the number of police officers in England and Wales would fall to about 100,000. This is much lower than previously ...

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War criminal Tony Blair could face grilling for ‘trying to save Gaddafi’ during Libya war


Former Prime Minister Tony Blair could be summoned before MPs to face allegations he offered to help rescue Colonel Gaddafi during the 2011 NATO-led military campaign against Libya. A forthcoming biography of Prime Minister David Cameron claims Blair telephoned Downing ...

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Fmr. UK PM may face new charge for link with Libya dictator


Former Prime Minister Tony Blair may face new charge over his role in allegedly helping rescue former Libya dictator Muammar Gaddafi during Nato-led operation against the country. Based on a biography of Prime Minister David Cameron to be published soon, Blair ...

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Police arrest 62 in dawn raids before London’s Notting Hill Carnival weekend


More than 1,000 police officers across London have made 62 arrests and seized a firearm, drugs and cash as part of an operation to crackdown on gang crime and drugs ahead of the city’s annual Notting Hill Carnival. Officers seized ...

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UK MPs get free VIP service at NHS to protect from public


British lawmakers get free VIP service at the National Health Service (NHS) hospital to protect them from public, UK media reports have revealed. According to documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, UK MPs are given private cubicles and ...

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Chilcot to apportion Iraq blame far beyond war criminal Tony Blair’s inner circle


Blame for the Iraq War will extend far beyond Tony Blair’s inner circle to include senior intelligence and defense officials and top ministers at the time, reports suggest. Sir John Chilcot’s Iraq Inquiry report had been expected to focus on ...

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UK petition against war criminal Netanyahu reaches 90,000


A petition posted on the British parliament’s website for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over crimes against Palestinians has garnered over 90,000 signatures. The petition, called ‘Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes when he arrives ...

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‘UN to probe disability deaths over UK govt. benefit cuts’


The United Nations is set to launch an inquiry into whether the UK government’s welfare cuts led to rights abuses and death of more than 2,000 disabled Britons. UN officials will visit the UK in the next few months to ...

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Zionist leader threatens the west will ‘pay heavy price for appeasing Iran’


A Jewish community leader in the UK has warned that western governments will ‘pay a heavy price for appeasing Iran’ a month after six world powers signed a historic nuclear agreement with Tehran. Board of Deputies of British Jews President ...

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Eric Pickles calls justice for war criminal Netanyahu ‘completely absurd’


Eric Pickles has called the quest for justice ‘completely absurd’ as UK citizens demands that war criminal Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be arrested. ### A petition signed by 80,000 people calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when ...

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‘Without Britain there’s no EU,’ says Finnish finance minister


Finland’s Finance Minister Alex Stubb has backed the British government’s agenda of reforming the UK’s relationship with Europe, calling the Conservative Party’s demands deliverable and constructive. Speaking after a meeting in Helsinki with British Chancellor George Osborne on Monday, Stubb ...

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Ex-MP Proctor rejects pedophile and murder claims, accuses police of ‘homosexual witch-hunt’


Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has denied being involved in a “gruesome” Westminster pedophile ring that allegedly abused, tortured and murdered children in the 1970s and 80s. Proctor has been interrogated twice over the murder of three boys linked to ...

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Palestinian artist expelled from Banksy’s Dismaland after anti-Israel protest


Palestinian artist has been ejected from Banksy’s Dismaland theme park after he protested against the presence of Israeli artists. Shadi Alzaqzouq was escorted out of the new “bemusement park” for placing a bed sheet over his work with the words ...

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Mentally ill children locked in police cells due to hospital bed shortage


Three mentally ill children a week are locked up in police cells in Britain due to a lack of hospital beds amid government cuts to mental health services, new figures show. Over the past year, 161 under-18s with mental health ...

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‘UK surveillance worse than Orwell’s 1984’


UN special rapporteur on privacy has slammed Britain’s surveillance situation, saying it is even worse that what author George Orwell imagined in his novel 1984. “It’s worse… Because if you look at CCTV alone, at least Winston [Winston Smith in Orwell’s ...

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War criminal Tony Blair to attend divisive Chinese WWII commemorations


Amid heightened geopolitical tensions, former Prime Minister Tony Blair will visit Beijing in September to attend China’s Victory Day event alongside the Russian and Venezuelan leaders. The Victory Day event will take place over two days, starting on September 2. ...

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War criminals ready to sue if criticized in Iraq War report


Sir John Chilcot fears a legal onslaught from those who are sharply criticized in his Iraq War Inquiry report and is refusing to be pressured into setting a concrete deadline for its release, a source familiar with the inquiry says. ...

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Examining the myths, lies and deception of NHS privatization

Striking health workers held a mass picket at King's College Hospital in south London (Pic: Guy Smallman)

These discourses are related and the mainstream views are used to justify and in the hands of some seek to even deny the existence of the expanding role of capitalist businesses, motivated fundamentally by profits, who want the production and ...

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Jeremy Corbyn will apologize for illegal Iraq War if elected leader


Labour Party leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn says he will issue an apology for the 2003 invasion of Iraq if he is elected. Corbyn, who posed staunch opposition to the war when Tony Blair led the party, told the Guardian the ...

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Britain will have even more ‘blood on hands’ if it doesn’t help Afghan translators – Lord Dannatt


Britain will have “blood on its hands” if Afghan interpreters who served alongside UK troops are killed by the Taliban, a senior military figure has warned after it emerged that 200 former translators had been denied asylum in the UK. ...

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Someone must have greased the brakes in Diana’s car: Queen


A new book reveals the British queen spoke of ‘greased brakes’ in Diana’s car upon hearing of the late princess’s road accident. The queen’s first reaction to the news of Princess Diana’s car accident was that “someone must have greased ...

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British soldiers ‘get drunk, take drugs, start fights,’ claims council boss


So basically soldiers turn out to behave just like almost every other bloke on a night out. Just shocking. Truly shocking. But hey, let’s just ply everyone with drugs and booze, anything to keep them from thinking too much about ...

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British retailer removes Israel from globe, features Palestine instead


Budget retailer Poundland has reportedly stocked a globe which features Palestine, but fails to include the State of Israel. A shopper discovered the globe in London’s Kilburn High Street branch. They had wanted to purchase the globe to teach children ...

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​Former Labour peer in court over child sex abuse charges


A former senior British politician has appeared in a court in London to face historical child sex abuse charges. Former Labour peer, Lord Janner, arrived at Westminster magistrates’ court in central London in connection with 22 sex abuse charges spanning over ...

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Labour starts leadership vote with Corbyn in front


Britain’s main opposition Labour party has started voting for its new leader with veteran politician, Jeremy Corbyn, remains at the top of all opinion polls. The leadership election is being held months after the party’s previous leader Ed Miliband resigned ...

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Anti-austerity Corbyn on track to lead Labour Party – YouGov poll


Veteran Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn looks set to win more than half of the votes in Labour’s leadership contest, despite warnings from senior party figures that the anti-austerity candidate’s victory would prove catastrophic. A YouGov poll, published by The Times ...

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Tony Blair Should Be ‘Dragged in Shackles to Court’ Over Iraq War, Says Father of Killed Soldier


Families of servicemen and women killed in Iraq pledge legal action if investigation into war is not published soon by Nadia Prupis The father of a soldier killed in the 2003 invasion of Iraq said Wednesday that former British Prime Minister ...

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