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Our daily Brexit: Gambling MEP challenges Farage to €1mn Brexit bet, plus some cute cat pix

Lithuanian MEP and former poker player Antanas Guoga has challenged UKIP leader Nigel Farage to a €1 million bet on the outcome of the EU referendum. RT looks at this and other mad gambles in Brexit news. Guoga, a multi-millionaire thanks to his poker-playing career and online gambling empire, bet ...

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35,000 Brits sign up for dating site helping Muslim men find multiple wives

Nearly 35,000 Britons have signed up for a controversial new dating website designed to help Muslim men land up to four “wives.” According to the site’s creator, 33-year-old Azad Chaiwala, secondwife.com promotes “fidelity, morality and old-fashioned values.” “Users police each other and every picture is vetted for decency. We do ...

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'Attack on our democracy': MPs honor Jo Cox in special parliament session

Members of the UK Parliament returned to Westminster for a special session Monday afternoon to pay tribute to assassinated Labour MP Jo Cox, placing red and white roses on her seat. Party leaders united with speeches in memory of the MP for Batley and Spen, with John Bercow, Speaker of ...

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Far-right Britain First holds ‘activist training camp’ in remote Welsh mountains (VIDEO)

Britain First, the far-right group known for invading mosques and halal restaurants, has released a promotional video showing its members practicing “self-defence” and knife techniques at an “activist training camp” in a remote national park. Pictures and video posted online show camouflaged men training in martial skills, including boxing, in ...

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Troll hunter wanted: MPs demand online abuse monitor to report ‘fanatics’ after Jo Cox murder

Parliament may hire a full-time social media investigator to trawl through online abuse directed at MPs to search for “fanatics” as part of a host of bolstered security measures in the wake of the brutal killing of Jo Cox MP last week. The chair of the parliamentary security panel, Lindsay ...

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400 massive spiders have just been set loose in Britain… sleep tight

Hundreds of Britain’s biggest native spiders, which can grow to be three inches wide, have been released into the wild as part of a project aimed at helping them repopulate. Fen raft spiders were listed as an endangered species in recent years after their numbers dwindled due to “human encroachment.” ...

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Obama’s ‘misguided’ EU referendum intervention threatens UK sovereignty, say US lawmakers

Republican lawmakers have warned US President Barack Obama his controversial intervention into the British EU referendum debate threatens to harm the “special relationship.” Some 11 Republican Congressman have written to Obama ahead of the EU referendum to attack a speech he gave at Downing Street in May, in which the ...

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Baroness Warsi subjected to Islamophobic abuse after defection from Leave camp

Tory peer Baroness Warsi has been subjected to online Islamophobic abuse since she switched her support to the Remain camp in protest at pro-Brexit “hate and xenophobia.” Warsi, a former Foreign Office minister, announced her departure on Sunday, citing a UK Independence Party (UKIP) poster depicting migrants queuing to get ...

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‘Obscene’: Far-right candidate criticized over decision to run for slain Jo Cox’s seat

Jack Buckby from the far-right Liberty GB party has announced he’ll run for the seat of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox. All other British parties says they will not contest the by-election, in honor of the Labour MP’s tragic demise. Cox died on Thursday after being shot and stabbed while ...

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Murdered MP Jo Cox was working on report into right-wing extremism before attack

British Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed by an alleged far-right extremist last Thursday, was about to release a report in parliament on the dangers posed by far-right nationalists and the rise of Islamophobia, it has emerged. Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley & Spen, died after being shot ...

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