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Richard Dawkins hits back at ‘abusive speech against Islam’ allegations

British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has become embroiled in a free speech row with an American radio station after it dropped him from speaking and accused him of “abusive speech against Islam.” The best-selling author had been due to address an event hosted by KPFA Radio in Berkeley, California, to ...

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‘Get ready to die’: TV producer threatens family in explosive rant (VIDEO)

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 16:47 A British TV producer with credits on renowned David Attenborough nature shows has been filmed in an explosive rant threatening a family and child with a “citizen’s arrest” and death. Fergus Beeley, who spent time as a producer on wildlife programs ‘Planet Earth’ and ...

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Could post-Brexit US/UK trade deal see British food standards plummet?

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 15:41 As the US and UK prepare to negotiate post-Brexit trade, there are fears that food safety standards could plummet, leading to the appearance in the UK marketplace of, among other things, chlorinated chicken. Trade Secretary Liam Fox is spending two days in Washington to ...

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Trade Secretary Liam Fox accused of intimidation following BBC Brexit bias claims

Tory MP Liam Fox has been labeled a “tin-pot dictator” after he accused the BBC of consistently running negative stories about the economic effects of Brexit. In a letter to the BBC’s director general, Tony Hall, the international trade secretary accused the BBC of biased and unbalanced reporting of Brexit ...

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Corbyn divides Labour with definite pledge to leave single market post-Brexit

Labour would take Britain out of the European single market were it in charge of negotiating Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn has said, creating more divisions with his pro-EU MPs. Read more Corbyn said the UK must quit the common market because it is “inextricably linked” to the EU. He said, ...

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Conservative defense cuts now a national security threat, MPs warn

Cuts to troop numbers carried out under Tory rule have left the UK in a “very dangerous” situation, MPs and former soldiers have warned. Responding to figures which were timed to be slipped out on the last day of Parliament before the seven-week summer break, MPs and former soldiers said ...

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Switching gender to become easier as “intrusive” medical tests to be scrapped

Brits will be able to change their gender without a doctor’s report under government proposals to scrap “demeaning” and “intrusive” rules that force people to undergo medical checks. Read more The rules currently state that men wanting to be identified as female and women who want to be men must ...

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Thousands of empty homes surrounding Grenfell Tower – investigation

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 10:21Edited time: 24 Jul, 2017 10:26 There are thousands of empty homes in the area of the Grenfell Tower fire which could potentially be used by the victims. Some have reportedly been vacant for up to 15 years. A Freedom of Information (FoI) request by ...

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Young black man dies during police chase, investigation launched (VIDEO)

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 09:58 The UK’s police watchdog is investigating whether excessive force was used on a young black man who died after he was wrestled to the floor by an officer in a corner shop in east London. Scotland Yard says Rashan Charles, 20, died in the ...

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Two ‘honor killing’ suspects charged after teen found dead in fridge

Published time: 24 Jul, 2017 03:25 Two men have been charged in connection with the alleged honor killing of a teenage girl whose stuffed body was found in a fridge in a south London property. On Wednesday evening, authorities discovered a body of a 19-year-old girl in a £1.5million property ...

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