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Londoners react to Uber losing its license (TWEETS)

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 11:15 Londoners have taken to social media with a mixture of fury and delight after Transport for London (TfL) announced it would not renew Uber’s license in the British capital as the company is “not fit and proper” to hold one. Read more TfL said ...

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1 week after Parsons Green bombing, what do we know so far?

A week has passed since the terrorist attack on Parsons Green tube station in West London, but police have offered few definitive answers at this stage. RT rounds up what we know so far. Although no one was killed in the blast, 30 commuters were injured when an improvised explosive ...

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Uber stripped of its operating license in London

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 10:14Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 10:38 Uber has lost its operating license in London, Transport for London (TfL) has announced. “TfL has concluded that Uber London Limited is not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator license,” it said in a statement. “TfL ...

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Greenpeace: Has its crusade to save the world descended into hypocrisy & misinformation?

Greenpeace activists have seized a cargo ship at Sheerness Port, Kent, to stop thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars from entering the UK. Just the latest stunt in a series spanning decades, but is the environmentalist NGO only doing good? The global non-profit, which claims to “defend the natural world and ...

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‘A terror-wrist!’ Sightings of ‘severed hand’ shut major UK road

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 16:14 Police shut part of a busy main road near Middlesbrough on Thursday following reports of a severed hand found on the ground. Officers rushed to the scene, sealing off the A19, only to discover the hand was a fake. The seemingly gruesome discovery on ...

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Independence-hungry Scottish nationalist leader sends support to Catalonia

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 14:48 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expressed her solidarity with Catalans fighting for their right to hold an independence referendum, sharing her concern over Spain’s attempts to stop it. Speaking during First Minister’s Questions, Sturgeon said she is concerned by reports of Spanish police ...

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‘We’ve killed 3,000+ ISIS fighters… and not 1 civilian,’ claims British military

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 14:46 Britain has rained down bombs on Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 3,000 since 2014, but not a single civilian, according to Ministry of Defense (MoD) figures. Campaigners say the figure is “statistically impossible.” Read more The MoD claims its ...

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Theresa talks… but is anybody listening to the PM?

She’s the leader of one of the richest countries in the world – but British Prime Minister Theresa May is having a hard time being heard. In 24 hours, May will touch down in Florence, Italy, where ministers have hinted at a bombshell speech which will break the deadlock over ...

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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 intercept a pair of Russian bombers off the coast of Scotland in the latest military standoff between Britain and Moscow. Read more The fighter jets took off from the Lossiemouth base in Scotland on Wednesday ...

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‘Tranny bashing’: Woman granted ‘humanitarian’ residency in New Zealand after years of abuse in UK

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 11:29 A transgender woman has been granted residency in New Zealand after years of “tranny bashing” in Britain, which included strangers asking her “what” she was, grabbing her breasts, damaging her property and threatening to kill her. Read more The anonymous woman, fearing a return ...

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