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Pro-Palestinian & pro-Israeli protesters face off outside Israeli embassy in London (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 19:02 Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine demonstrators held opposing rallies outside the Israeli embassy in London, after Israel expanded security measures for Palestinians wishing to pray at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Islam’s third holiest site. Pro-Palestinian protesters were seen setting fire to Israeli flags in a ...

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Charlie Gard: Police probe death threats against London hospital staff

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 16:55 Police are investigating death threats made against hospital staff treating Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill 11-month-old baby at the center of a right-to-life case in London’s High Court. Staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in central London are said to have received thousands of ...

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Drones to be registered in UK, users to take safety tests

Published time: 22 Jul, 2017 17:38 Drone enthusiasts will face new restrictions in the UK after the British government announced plans to usher in a new series of regulations, including registration of any drone weighing over 250 grams and forcing owners to undertake a health-and-safety course. Potential drone operators will ...

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UK crime hits highest level in over a decade

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 15:38 Crime is on the rise in Britain, as an increase in violence pushes the number of offences to the highest level in over 10 years. According to a new report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of criminal acts in the ...

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May urged to intervene in Saudi executions as figures show arms sale bonanza

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 15:37 Prime Minister Theresa May has been urged to talk to the UK’s Saudi allies about forthcoming executions as new figures show £3.3 billion worth of arms sales to the Gulf regime have been licensed in the past three years alone. The human rights charity ...

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Michael Gove slams Donald Trump over climate change stance

UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has slammed US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, saying the US “can’t simply walk out of the room when the heat is on.” Speaking to the wildlife charity WWF, Gove said he “deeply” regretted the US president’s stance on ...

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No. 10 shuts down access to PM May for Scottish leader Sturgeon

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 12:23 No. 10 has withdrawn Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon’s right to demand meetings with UK Prime Minister Theresa May in a move meant to downgrade the first minister’s status. The provocative decision is likely to see Sturgeon forced to deal with Scotland ...

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Teenage girl found chopped up in freezer in suspected honor killing

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 12:00 A 19-year-old girl’s body was allegedly chopped up and stuffed in a freezer after she was stabbed to death in a suspected honor killing at a £1.5 million home in South West London. A 21-year-old woman, understood to be the cousin of the victim, ...

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5 year old girl fined £150 by council for selling homemade lemonade

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 10:48 A five-year-old girl has been fined £150 by her local council for selling 50p cups of homemade lemonade to festival-goers in London. The girl’s father, Andre Spicer, said his daughter set up the stall in Mile End where thousands of music fans were on ...

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UK’s soldiers and spies face penetrating review amid budget fears

Published time: 21 Jul, 2017 09:59 British military and intelligence agencies will be subjected to a major spending audit amid fears of a £20 billion ($26 billion) shortfall for the completion of major projects like warships and jets. National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill is to oversee the audit in an ...

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