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18.01.2016 PressTV

Labour chief calls for UK role in nuclear de-escalation

Labour chief calls for UK role in nuclear de-escalation

Leader of UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn says Britain should not carry nukes on submarines and show its resolve for nuclear “de-escalation.” Corbyn told the state-run BBC on Sunday that the UK could keep its controversial Trident submarine fleet but without carrying nuclear warheads. The Labour leader said there were … »

13.01.2016 PressTV

UK junior doctors go on strike

UK junior doctors go on strike

British junior doctors have gone on a strike causing major disruption to hospitals across the country. This is the first walkout of its kind over the past 40 years. Now tens of thousands of the junior doctors are providing only emergency cover during a 24-hour walkout which started Tuesday at … »

12.01.2016 PressTV

Britain faces legal action over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Britain faces legal action over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The British government faces legal action over refusal to halt the issuing of weapons export licenses to Saudi Arabia amid widespread censure of the kingdom’s human rights violations and its actions in Yemen.        Leading proceedings are being carried by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) NGO against the UK’s … »

13.10.2015 Tony Robinson

350 lashes in Saudi Arabia for 75 year old British man

350 lashes in Saudi Arabia for 75 year old British man

Horror has been unleashed in the UK about the fate of a British man, Karl Andree, who has been sentenced to 350 lashes in Saudi Arabia for the crime of having home-made wine in his car boot.  He has already served a 12 month prison sentence. His son, Simon Andree … »

09.10.2015 Pressenza London

[UK] Labour’s lurch to the left

[UK] Labour’s lurch to the left

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System, for Occupy London By electing Jeremy Corbyn as its new leader, the Labour Party has finally thrown off the last vestiges of Blair-ism and taken a firm step back towards its Leftist roots. This has led to much shock, both … »

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