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Day in Brexit: ‘Don’t mention the ‘B’ word!’ say European officials

European Commission technocrats have banned the word ‘Brexit’ from official communications, instead encouraging staff to use the ominous-sounding “British situation.” RT takes a look at EU censorship and the latest in the referendum contest. Mandarins in Brussels have lately avoided the term ‘Brexit’ in official press conferences, although officials say ...

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3 parent babies could carry mutated DNA, study claims

Scientists striving to create a three-parent baby have discovered that mutated DNA can in fact be passed down to the child during the innovative procedure. University of Newcastle scientists had been experimenting with the process to see if replacing an egg’s disease-prone mitochondrial DNA with that of a healthy female ...

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Scandal-ridden security giant G4S charged with guarding nation’s cash at Royal Mint

Britain’s Fort Knox will be guarded by the firm that mishandled security at the 2012 London Olympics so badly that the military had to be called in to cover them. The news comes as it was announced the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Police, which has traditionally guarded the Royal Mint’s ...

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Riding bareback! Nude cyclists to flock to central London for anti-car protest

London’s cyclists will lose the lycra and ride in the buff this weekend for the World Naked Bike Ride. The annual ride, which takes place in cities around the globe, is organized in protest against the impact of fossil fuels on climate change and to highlight cyclists’ vulnerability on the ...

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MoD admits it’s worried about security at Trident nuclear weapons base

Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons program has suffered a skills shortage for the last 10 years, posing a threat to nuclear safety, a Ministry of Defence (MoD) report says. The latest annual report from the MoD’s internal watchdog, the Defence Nuclear Safety Regulator (DNSR), says staff shortages are a “key strategic ...

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‘No basis in fact!’ Europol boss orders Farage to stop using false ISIS claims for Brexit cause

Europol chief Rob Wainwright has scolded Brexiteer Nigel Farage for misquoting him for a second time. Making the case for a Brexit, the UKIP leader claimed lax EU migration rules have led to 5,000 jihadist fighters entering Europe. Wainwright, the British director of the European policing agency, has accused the ...

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Prince of war: ‘Salesman’ Charles used to push Saudi fighter jet deal for arms giant BAE

Heir to the throne Prince Charles faces renewed criticism over his role in the sale of British fighter jets to Saudi Arabia, which are now widely believed to have been used against civilians in the Gulf kingdom’s bloody Yemen intervention. Scottish National Party (SNP) MP Margaret Ferrier said Charles’ late ...

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MI6 won’t be charged over kidnap, torture of Libyans – CPS

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is expected to announce on Thursday that no charges will be brought against British spies over the 2004 rendition of Libyan dissidents. The Scotland Yard officers who have been building the case for over four years are likely to be dismayed, while spy agency MI6 ...

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MI6 won’t be charged over kidnap, torture of Libyans

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced Thursday that no charges will be brought against British spies over the 2004 rendition of Libyan dissidents due to “insufficient evidence.” The Scotland Yard officers who have been building the case for over four years are likely to be dismayed, while spy agency MI6 ...

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Senior Tory defects from pro-Brexit campaign over ‘untrue’ NHS claims

Tory MP Dr. Sarah Wollaston has defected from Vote Leave just weeks before the Brexit referendum, accusing the campaign of engaging in “post-truth politics,” specifically citing untruths about the future of the National Health Service (NHS). Four months after pledging her support to leaving the 28-member bloc, the Totnes MP ...

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