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12 fire engines, 80 firefighters battling blaze at east London residential block (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 2 Jul, 2017 12:36Edited time: 2 Jul, 2017 12:39 Twelve fire engines and 80 firefighters are tackling a blaze at another apartment building in east London’s Bethnal Green, according to the London fire service. The entire roof and fourth floor of the new five-story building on Bow Wharf ...

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‘Rogue’ SAS squadron investigated over executions of unarmed Afghan civilians – paper

“Credible” evidence indicates that Special Air Service troops executed unarmed civilians during night raids in Afghanistan and doctored after-action reports to shift blame onto their Afghan partners, the Times claims, citing military and defense sources. The series of killings allegedly took place during the final stages of Britain’s involvement in ...

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Pills not pints: UK set to conduct first-ever trial for treating alcohol addiction with MDMA

Published time: 1 Jul, 2017 18:32 Twenty chronic alcoholics will be given doses of pure MDMA, a drug known recreationally as molly, or ecstasy, in a bid to wean them off alcohol, during a landmark experimental study set to begin in Bristol this summer. “After 100 years of modern psychiatry ...

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#ToriesOut: Thousands join anti-government rally in London (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 1 Jul, 2017 12:24 Thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets of London Saturday to protest Britain’s Conservative government. The rally, titled ‘Not One Day More #ToriesOut’, starts at BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place and finishes at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. At ...

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Police arrest ‘machete-wielding’ man near Justin Bieber concert in Cardiff

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 18:50 Police have arrested a man wielding a machete near the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, where Justin Bieber is due to play Friday night. Authorities in the Welsh capital tackled the man to the ground following reports that two men had been seen with a ...

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Foreign nationals make up 10% of UK population, 65,000 broke migration laws

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 15:57 Foreign nationals account for about 10 percent of the population of Britain, according to new figures. Immigration offences linked to the mass movement of people continue to preoccupy British law enforcement agencies. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), more than ...

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Tories accuse left-wing students of ‘voting twice’ in general election

Senior Tories are accusing left-wing youngsters of breaking the law during the general election, with claims they cast their vote twice. The government has signaled it will be reviewing electoral rules amid reports of students boasting on social media about casting their vote twice – once in their home constituency ...

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Senior Tory jilts C4 News after anchor Jon Snow allegedly shouts ‘f*** the Tories’ at Glastonbury

Published time: 30 Jun, 2017 15:02 Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has hinted he declined an invitation to come on Channel 4 News because the show’s veteran host, Jon Snow, is not “impartial.” “Text from @Channel4News asking if I’d go on tonight. Text back from me declining, explaining I ...

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11yo British boy has a higher IQ than Albert Einstein & Stephen Hawking

An 11-year-old British boy has scored higher on an IQ test than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Read more The ‘genius’ benchmark is set at 140, and Arnav Sharma, from Reading, passed the notoriously difficult Mensa test with a score of 162 – the maximum possible result one can receive ...

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Man jailed for slapping Muslim teenager with bacon (VIDEO)

A man has been jailed for six months after slapping a Muslim teenager across the face with an open packet of bacon. Alex Chivers, 36, can be seen covering himself with the bacon before he runs up to the girl, who was walking along a road in Enfield, north London, ...

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