Tag Archives: Britain

19Oct/17

Congo controversially elected to U.N right council, despite abuse record

Critics of President Joseph Kabila’s government are challenging the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the 47-member Geneva-based council. The country – beset by renewed political and militia violence since Kabila refused to step down in December – won 151 votes. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said Congo’s election harmed the credibility of the body.
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26Sep/17

Donald Trump is like fatberg, author Naomi Klein says

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (UK POOL) – U.S. President Donald Trump is the political equivalent of the fatberg clogging up London’s sewers, Canadian journalist and activist Naomi Klein said on Tuesday (September 26). Continue reading

18Jan/17

The Government’s 12 Negotiating Objectives for Brexit

The following is a message from the UK Prime Minister regarding Brexit.
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06Sep/16
British Airways A318 at London City Airport

Air passengers face lengthy delays at City airport after BA glitch and Black Lives Matter protest

Passengers face lengthy delays at London City Airport, after a British Airways computer fault and a protest by Black Lives Matter shuts the runway.

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06May/16
Tory Zac Goldsmith chats to London mayoral rival Sadiq Khan of Labour

Britain’s Labour takes hit in regional elections, leads in London mayor race

Partial results show Labour set to lose ground in regional elections but London mayoral election may be lone bright spot for party.

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14Sep/15

New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hounded by media over his shadow cabinet choices

Britain’s new opposition Labour leader defends his shadow cabinet picks against criticism there aren’t enough women in the top jobs, despite there being more women than men at the top table for the first time in history.

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11Sep/15

Labour frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn expected to win party leadership vote

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to win control of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, after a campaign which has promised to shift the centre-left party closer to its socialist roots.

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30Jul/15

British charity criticises PM’s language on migrants

Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.

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27Jul/15

Surprise contender to lead UK’s Labour, renationalise swaths of economy

A left-wing Labour politician, often regarded as being on the fringes of the British political scene, has seen his chances of leading his party rise dramatically.

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10Mar/15

UK’s Hammond says Russia could pose greatest threat to British security

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Russia could once again pose the greatest threat to Britain’s security, adding the country’s spy agencies were stepping up efforts to counter this.
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