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Ex-soldiers MP group demands inquiry into ‘UK involvement in US torture and rendition program’

A public inquiry into Britain’s complicity in torture must be ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May, a cross-party group of ex-soldiers, including Andrew Mitchell, Dan Jarvis and Crispin Blunt, has demanded. In a letter to May, the group said that “only through an independent judge-led inquiry will we learn the lessons of the past and decisively demonstrate our commitment to ...

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‘Treating you like mugs’: Twitter blasts ‘fawning’ reporters who fell for Boris Johnson’s tea stunt

Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson found a novel way to avoid answering journalists’ questions about controversial comments he made comparing Muslim women wearing the burka to postboxes and bank robbers. Approaching the journalists waiting outside his home in Oxfordshire, tray in hand and wearing a pair of blue surfer shorts, Johnson said he had nothing say on the matter, ...

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Resignation matter or fake news? Attack on Corbyn over 'terrorist wreath laying'

The latest anti-Semitism story to hit Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn has polarised debate. His critics want him to resign immediately, while supporters are rushing to his defence, denying the accusations and crying ‘fake news.’ Photographs, taken in 2014 and published by the Daily Mail on August 11, show Corbyn holding a wreath at a service in Tunisia close to the graves ...

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10 people, including children, in hospital after post-carnival Manchester shooting – police

Published time: 12 Aug, 2018 05:44 Edited time: 13 Aug, 2018 06:38 Ten people, including two children, have been taken to the hospital with injuries after shots were fired in the Moss Side area of Manchester, according to the Greater Manchester Police. A carnival had earlier ended near the area. Ten people suffered minor or major injuries in what Manchester ...

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May, Hunt silent as UK's best arms customer kills dozens of children in Yemen bus attack

After a Saudi-led attack in Yemen killed and injured dozens of children, the public is again questioning London’s arms sales to Riyadh. Officials have kept silent, helped by the MSM which fails to question the UK’s involvement. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the body count from Thursday’s attack sits at 51, including 40 children. Seventy-nine others ...

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1 killed in explosion at UK military factory in Salisbury

At least one person has been killed and another has suffered serious injuries, after an explosion rocked the Chemring Countermeasures plant in Salisbury, located some three miles from the MoD’s notorious Porton Down lab. Six fire crews were immediately sent to the scene to battle the blaze which erupted following the blast that happened at about 17:00 local time. While ...

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