Assange agrees to share ‘evidence’ in Cambridge Analytica probe by British MPs

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange may soon give evidence to a Parliamentary Committee about Cambridge Analytica, a voter-profiling company which accessed data of some 50mn Facebook users, triggering an international scandal. “I have accepted a request by the select committee of the UK parliament @CommonsCMS to give evidence, via video link, about Cambridge Analytica, and other […]

Irishmen subjected to CIA-style ‘5 techniques’ by British not tortured – European court

A European court has rejected a request to find that a group of 14 men detained during internment in Northern Ireland suffered torture. The prisoners were subjected to white noise, sleep and food deprivation as well as beatings. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rejected the Irish government petition to revise a 1978 judgement […]

Sarah Ferguson’s royal heritage revealed: How Duchess is descended from British royalty

Sarah Ferguson, 58, is the ex wife of Prince Andrew, also 58, and the mother of Princess Beatrice, 29, and Princess Eugenie, 27. The redhead married the Duke of York in 1986 in a wedding ceremony that was watched closely by the nation. However, the relationship did not work long term, and the couple split […]

UK to 'consider next steps' after Moscow announces expulsion of British diplomats – May

The UK will consider its next steps in response to Russia’s expulsion of 23 diplomats, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. It comes amid London’s allegations that Russia was behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. “In light of their (Russia’s) previous behaviour, we anticipated a response of this kind and we will consider our […]

‘Not proxy’: Lavrov says US, British, French special forces ‘directly involved’ in Syria war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has condemned the illegal presence of US coalition troops in Syria, saying the Western forces deployed on the ground amount to “a direct involvement in the war.” “There are special forces on the ground in Syria from the US – they no longer deny it – the UK, France and […]

Anthony Joshua: British heavyweight champ responds to stamina criticism

Joshua’s next opponent, Joseph Parker, is one of many to have questioned the Briton’s durability ahead of their unification fight next month. The WBO title-holder is one of two men stood between Joshua’s hopes of becoming undisputed heavyweight world champion, with only Deontay Wilder’s WBC belt then left to win if he beats New Zealander […]

David Walliams, Tim Peake and Philip Pullman shortlisted for British Book Awards

Walliams is nominated for Bad Dad while Pullman is shortlisted for La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One which marked a return to the world of His Dark Materials. The pair will compete for the title alongside Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo’s Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Kes Gray’s Oi Cat!, Robert […]

Saving The British Bulldog review: The last of a dying breed

There’s a slight, bespectacled academic looking bloke I see most mornings being dragged along by a massive American mastiff called Tyson. Then there’s the talented comedian Catherine Tate who has a chihuahua-Brussels griffon cross. To make her dog choice even odder, there she was on SAVING THE BRITISH BULLDOG (BBC1) last night declaring her passion […]

Travel trends: British holidaymakers like to play it safe

British travellers like to place it safe when it comes to booking their holiday. According to a new report released by the Travel Republic, the “safety” of a city determines whether holidaymakers are likely to venture out of their comfort zone. The survey questioned 2,000 holidays makers as to their travel habits year on year. […]

Moscow will ‘definitely’ expel British diplomats in wake of UK’s reaction to Skripal case – Lavrov

Published time: 15 Mar, 2018 10:40 Edited time: 15 Mar, 2018 10:47 Russia will “definitely” expel British diplomats, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said when asked about Moscow’s response to London in the wake of double agent Sergei Skripal’s poisoning. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)