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ISIS not in retreat, war in Libya could make matters worse – security expert

Claims that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) is in retreat are mistaken and misleading, according to a prominent British professor of security studies. Professor Paul Rogers, of Bradford University, an expert in the politics of war and peace, says that claims the jihadist group is being defeated by the West ...

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Queen’s Speech: Tories push ahead with controversial plan to scrap Human Rights Act

Human rights groups have condemned Tory plans outlined in the Queen’s Speech to scrap the Human Rights Act (HRA) and replace it with a British Bill of Rights. Queen Elizabeth II announced the government’s plans to ditch the HRA during the official state opening of parliament on Wednesday. “Proposals will ...

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Once-powerful UK now cowers behind ‘tiny, impotent stick’ – former NATO commander

Britain is now an “impotent” European social-democracy more interested in “protecting welfare and benefits” than conducting wars, a former British Army general lamented on Wednesday. In excerpted passages from his forthcoming book ‘2017: War with Russia’, published in the Telegraph, retired Deputy Supreme Commander of NATO General Sir Richard Shirreff ...

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Once-powerful UK now cowers behind ‘tiny, impotent stick’ – former NATO commander

Britain is now an “impotent” European social-democracy more interested in “protecting welfare and benefits” than conducting wars, a former British Army general lamented on Wednesday. In excerpted passages from his forthcoming book ‘2017: War with Russia’, published in the Telegraph, retired Deputy Supreme Commander of NATO General Sir Richard Shirreff ...

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N. Irish abortion ban forced 833 women to British mainland for terminations in 2015

Northern Ireland’s “out of sight, out of mind” and “archaic” anti-abortion laws are driving hundreds of women to the British mainland to have the procedure every year, new figures show. The Department of Health says 833 women from Northern Ireland traveled to England and Wales to have abortions in 2015. ...

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N. Irish abortion ban forced 833 women to British mainland for terminations in 2015

Northern Ireland’s “out of sight, out of mind” and “archaic” anti-abortion laws are driving hundreds of women to the British mainland to have the procedure every year, new figures show. The Department of Health says 833 women from Northern Ireland traveled to England and Wales to have abortions in 2015. ...

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Scrap the ‘neoliberal straitjacket’ shredding EU’s social fabric – McDonnell

Capitalism does not serve the public interest and should be wrenched away from its neoliberal “straitjacket” to address the democratic deficit shredding the European Union’s social fabric, says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. McDonnell, who was Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign manager during the Labour Party leadership election last year, made the ...

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Scrap the ‘neoliberal straitjacket’ shredding EU’s social fabric – McDonnell

Capitalism does not serve the public interest and should be wrenched away from its neoliberal “straitjacket” to address the democratic deficit shredding the European Union’s social fabric, says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. McDonnell, who was Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign manager during the Labour Party leadership election last year, made the ...

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Leave EU or face greater terror threat, Brexiteers warn

Unless Britain votes to leave the EU it will face a greater risk of terror attack, a UK Independence Party (UKIP) ‘leave’ campaigner has warned, citing a recent report warning 800,000 migrants are waiting in Libya to enter Europe. The joint report, released by Interpol and European counterpart Europol, notes ...

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Leave EU or face greater terror threat, Brexiteers warn

Unless Britain votes to leave the EU it will face a greater risk of terror attack, a UK Independence Party (UKIP) ‘leave’ campaigner has warned, citing a recent report warning 800,000 migrants are waiting in Libya to enter Europe. The joint report, released by Interpol and European counterpart Europol, notes ...

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