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Would arming all police officers make Britain any safer from terrorism?

Although the UK is often revered for being one of the few nations in the world where police maintain law and order without carrying guns as standard, the ongoing terrorism threat has reopened the debate on whether arming all officers would make Britain any safer. In the wake of five ...

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Britain’s forgotten prisoners: 4,000 people trapped behind bars in ‘never-ending’ IPP limbo

Twelve years into a three-year jail term, Ian Hartley is languishing behind bars indefinitely. With no release date, he is one of almost 4,000 prisoners in Britain serving a tortuous indeterminate sentence. Hartley, 44, was sentenced in 2005 for robbery under the controversial imprisonment for public protection (IPP) program. Despite ...

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Armed police evacuate passengers, sweep London metro after reports of ‘bang’ (VIDEOS)

Published time: 30 Sep, 2017 22:14Edited time: 30 Sep, 2017 22:52 London police and ambulance service have responded to reports of a man “acting suspiciously” and a “bang” heard on an underground train, briefly evacuating passengers from the Old Street Station. Authorities, however failed to immediately find anything suspicious and ...

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No jail term for UK man who imported ‘childlike’ sex doll and in possession of child abuse images

Published time: 30 Sep, 2017 01:49 A man who imported a “childlike sex doll” into the United Kingdom and was found in possession of child abuse videos and images has been handed a suspended sentence. Simon Glerum, 33, was arrested in January after Border Force officers at London’s Stansted Airport ...

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‘Once in a lifetime discovery’: Treasure hunters unearth hoard of Roman bronze (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Published time: 29 Sep, 2017 17:33 A pair of amateur metal detectorists scouring a site in their native Gloucestershire stumbled upon a cache of unique bronze Roman artifacts, some of which are the first such items found in British history. The cache, which dates back to the last decades of ...

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Tory party conference to get ‘biggest ever’ armed security detail, Manchester police tell RT

Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to fill the streets of Manchester this weekend, as the Conservative Party holds its annual conference in the city. Security is tight in the city targeted by an Islamist suicide bomber in May this year. The venue will be surrounded by armed police, ...

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Own goal! Why are Twitter users mercilessly mocking UKIP’s new logo?

UKIP has been accused of “ripping off” one of the most recognisable logos in British sport as the party tries to rebrand. Read more A fresh take on the party’s logo has been mocked by hundreds online – because it looks strikingly similar to the Premier League’s emblem launched just ...

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MoD’s £370m armored cars ‘keep breaking down’: Britain’s top 5 defense kit flops

The British Army has been accused of a “massive waste of money” after shelling out millions on armored vehicles that break down in hot weather. Here are 5 other occasions on which the UK has squandered taxpayer’s money on faulty gear. A military insider has blasted the Ministry of Defence ...

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Tories & Brexiteers more likely to admit to racial prejudice – study

One in four British people admits to being ‘very’ or ‘a little’ racially prejudiced, according to a new survey. Those in favor of Brexit and those who vote Conservative are more likely to describe themselves in such a way. The annual ‘Racial Prejudice in Britain Today’ study, conducted by the ...

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Russophobes react: RT’s top 10 Kremlin critics celebrate validation of their existence (TWEETS)

Published time: 29 Sep, 2017 14:16Edited time: 29 Sep, 2017 14:31 RT’s list of top 10 Russophobes has been greeted with joy on social media by the lucky few who made the cut, most seeing it as proof that at least someone has taken notice of their years of relentless, ...

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