Britain’s new foreign secretary confirmed on Monday that the government will continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, despite allegations that they are being used to commit war crimes in the offense against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
LONDON — Oxfam have criticized the UK government after an agreement was made with the Saudi Arabian government to sell the country arms. The aid agency has said that arms could used to back the Yemeni government in its ongoing civil war.
LONDON — Election fraud in the UK is overlooked by “oversensitivity about ethnicity and religion,” says a report that was published today, August 12, by former Communities Secretary, Sir Eric Pickles. The report was commissioned in 2015 by former Prime Minister, David Cameron, following the Tower Hamlets election fraud scandal of the same year.
LONDON — Theresa May and Vladamir Putin have expressed a need to improve UK-Russian relations, Kremlin officials have said. The discussion, which was instigated by the British via a phone call, is the first between the United Kingdom and Russia since Theresa May became Prime Minister.
LONDON — Protesters have blocked off a section of the M4 at Heathrow Airport, 25km outside of central London, in aid of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement.
According to the UK daily The Times, the conservative MP for Harborough, Sir Edward Garnier, was paid by a branch of the Gulen organization over £ 115 000 in February of 2015, to co-author a report on human rights in Turkey. That report was published in September of 2015 and submitted to the House of …
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he intends to launch a lawsuit against the British government for the Balfour Declaration of 1917. Abbas issued a statement at the Arab League summit in Mauritania that called for aid from other states in creating this lawsuit.
WESTMINSTER, UK — Former shadow cabinet ministers and labour leadership challengers, Angela Eagle and Owen Smith, are close to making an arrangement that would lead to one single candidate taking on Jeremy Corbyn.
WESTMINSTER, UK — On June 20th, lawmakers in the House of Commons have voted to renew the United Kingdom’s nuclear defence programme – Trident, at an apparent cost of £31 billion, according to government predictions.
WESTMINSTER, UK — The House of Commons will vote today on whether Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapon deterrent system, should be renewed.