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Prison rehabilitation ‘made pedophiles & rapists more dangerous’ – report

Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 12:52 A prison treatment program designed to rehabilitate rapists and pedophiles has instead made offenders “more dangerous” and was axed, it has been revealed. Read more Prisoners who took the taxpayer-funded Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) – a six-month psychological group therapy course – were ...

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Grenfell residents ‘murdered’ by political decisions – shadow chancellor

The Labour Party’s second in command, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, said Britain’s lack of democracy is to blame for the Grenfell Tower disaster. Speaking at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday, McDonnell blamed “financial speculation” trumping good housing policies for the June 14 tragedy that is so far known to have left ...

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Housing minister denies Grenfell Tower ‘cover-up’ in car crash interview

While denying a government “cover up” over Grenfell Tower, new Tory Housing Minister Alok Sharma repeatedly dodged questions about the legality of the building’s cladding and the true number of victims. Read more As anger at the government’s response to the tragedy simmers, Sharma refused to be drawn on whether ...

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Jeremy Corbyn told Glastonbury Festival founder he’ll ‘scrap Trident nuclear weapons’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn allegedly told the founder of Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, that he will become Britain’s next prime minister within six months and that he will scrap the Trident nuclear weapons system “as soon as I can.” Corbyn was invited to the world-famous music festival to introduce hip-hop ...

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EU criminals will be deported from Britain after Brexit

Thousands of European criminals will face deportation from post-Brexit Britain, it has been revealed, as the government presents detailed plans on Monday to grant “settled status” to the 3.3 million EU citizens living in the UK. Read more Under UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan, EU nationals who have been ...

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Theresa May strikes deal with DUP to prop up minority government

Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 10:13Edited time: 26 Jun, 2017 10:22 Prime Minister Theresa May has finally reached an agreement with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) allowing her to officially form a minority government. May was pictured with the DUP leader Arlene Foster, while their respective Westminster chief ...

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Controversial £3bn aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth finally set for sea trials

Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 09:58 Touted as the solution to Britain’s fading global power, the £3 billion HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is set to leave port for the first time to undertake sea trials. The 65,000 ton vessel, which will be the UK’s first aircraft carrier since the ...

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London anti-brutality protesters set street fires, clash with police over man’s death (VIDEOS)

Violent protests against police brutality have erupted in east London over the death of a 25-year-old black man who died from wounds allegedly sustained during his arrest by police. Two police officers were injured in the clashes with rioters. After holding a minute of silence Sunday evening, a large crowd ...

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London Eye evacuated as suspected WWII-era bomb reported in Thames (PHOTOS)

Published time: 25 Jun, 2017 12:31 The London Eye and Waterloo Pier were evacuated and a security cordon was established Sunday morning after a member of the public reported seeing a suspected World War II-era bomb in the River Thames. “Police were called at 10:30hrs on Sunday, 25 June, by ...

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Car hits pedestrians at Eid event in Newcastle, 6 casualties, ‘not believed to be terror’

Published time: 25 Jun, 2017 09:55Edited time: 25 Jun, 2017 10:07 A car has plowed into people gathering for Eid prayers near a Newcastle mosque, UK media reports. Six people have been injured and a female driver has been arrested, police said. The crash occurred outside the Westgate Sports Centre, ...

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