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OpIcarus: Anonymous hackers shut down Bank of England, call for ‘online revolution’

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has launched cyber-attacks on major financial institutions across the world, including the Bank of England, in order to “start an online revolution.” Hackers claimed to have taken down the Bank of England’s internal email server as part of an operation dubbed ‘OpIcarus.’ Mail.bankofengland.co.uk was down for part ...

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Blue on blue: Tory infighting intensifies 6 weeks before Brexit vote

Tory infighting has escalated this week with increasingly bitter ‘blue on blue’ attacks in the debate on whether Britain should vote to leave the EU in just six weeks’ time. Despite Prime Minister David Cameron urging his party not to tear itself apart, recent exchanges show the referendum campaign is ...

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Blue on blue: Tory infighting intensifies 6 weeks before Brexit vote

Tory infighting has escalated this week with increasingly bitter ‘blue on blue’ attacks in the debate on whether Britain should vote to leave the EU in just six weeks’ time. Despite Prime Minister David Cameron urging his party not to tear itself apart, recent exchanges show the referendum campaign is ...

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80% of Brits want to move to Russia after Duma considers giving out free land – poll

A poll by the Express newspaper found a majority of Brits want to emigrate to Russia after President Vladimir Putin offered free land to people willing to settle the country’s sparsely-populated Far East region. The British tabloid survey found 78 percent of the more than 22,000 respondents replied “Yes! Bargain” ...

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Soldiers to sue British military over controversial Lariam malaria drug

British troops are preparing to sue the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over the effects of the anti-malarial drug Lariam which is banned in 42 countries over mental health concerns. A law firm which specializes in military claims it has had up to 30 expressions of interest and the MoD has ...

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Major pro-EU campaign donor holds big stake in firm behind Israel’s segregation wall

A major donor to the campaign for Britain to remain in the EU is also a significant shareholder in a company that provides technology for Israel’s illegal segregation barrier in the West Bank. Business tycoon Nathan Kirsh, who has a net worth of £4.4 billion ($6.3 billion), donated £500,000 to ...

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Major pro-EU campaign donor holds big stake in firm behind Israel’s segregation wall

A major donor to the campaign for Britain to remain in the EU is also a significant shareholder in a company that provides technology for Israel’s illegal segregation barrier in the West Bank. Business tycoon Nathan Kirsh, who has a net worth of £4.4 billion ($6.3 billion), donated £500,000 to ...

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Incredible moment burning firework factory explodes (VIDEO)

Astonishing images have emerged of a Southampton fireworks factory engulfed in flames and exploding spectacularly as onlookers flee and firefighters look on helplessly. The fire is reported to have taken hold at around 05:00 BST. More than 70 firefighters from the local force responded to the blaze. The factory is ...

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EU’s Mediterranean anti-smuggling mission doomed without stable Libya – Lords

The EU’s operations to stop people trafficking in the central Mediterranean will not work without a stable government in Libya, according to a House of Lords report published on Friday. The report, named ‘Operation Sophia: An Impossible Challenge,’ in reference to the operational name of the EU mission, argues a ...

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RAF fighter jets escort 3 Russian planes over Baltics – UK military

British Typhoon fighter jets intercepted three Russian transport military aircraft, which were approaching the territory of the Baltic States, the UK Defense Ministry has claimed. Russia has repeatedly stressed its flights are in accordance with international norms. Read more The British fighter jets, took off from the Amari air base ...

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