The Children's Society has revealed that children as young as seven are being recruited by "county lines" gangs to move drugs around the UK. In a new report, the charity said that a council worker it had spoken to said they were working with a seven-year-old victim, whilst a member of police staff confirmed they were working with an eight-year-old.
With the countdown to the revised Brexit deadline of October the 31st well and truly underway, there is mounting speculation that parliament could be shut down in order for the country to leave under WTO rules.
After conducting a small study, the University of Surrey, have discovered that a strain of the common cold virus can infect and kill bladder cancer cells.
GENOA (Sputnik) - If major European companies asked for the relief of anti-Russian sanctions, this could lead to the change of the political landscape convincing more countries to work to lift the restrictions, an Italian politician representing Lega party, Gianluca Savoini, told Sputnik.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the opening of the Summer Davos in Dalian said that China would lift restrictions on the share of foreign investment in the financial sector a year earlier, by 2020. Liberalisation will affect broker companies, funds, as well as companies operating in futures markets.
Prime Ministerial candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have revealed further details of the policies they would pursue, should they win the upcoming postal vote. But just who will come out on top?
The North Korean government has accused the US administration of being obsessed with sanctions, despite the fact that the two nations agreed to resume denuclearisation talks earlier this week.
The European Council appointed German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen as a candidate for president of the European Commission on 2 June. Former SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel slammed the decision, describing it as an "unprecedented act of political trickery".
Turkey and Malaysia, both two large Muslim countries almost simultaneously gave a signal to the United States and other Western countries that they do not intend to play against China in the Xinjiang issue.
Gareth Porter, a historian, investigative journalist, and analyst specializing in US national security policy, told Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear that the US’ claim that Iran had a nuclear weapons program is based on false ideas bolstered by the US intelligence community and that China is unlikely to succumb to the US’ anti-Iran campaign.
US President Donald Trump has yet to release the complete details of his military-centric Fourth of July event, but those against him are denouncing the move, claiming the president is being more self-serving than patriotic. History, however, may beg to differ.
Friday was the 10-year anniversary of the 2009 coup d’etat that ousted Honduras’ left-wing, democratically-elected president, Manuel Zelaya. Mass demonstrations preceded the day, and journalist Max Blumenthal told Sputnik the Honduran people haven’t given up hope on Zelaya’s popular vision.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Since the possibilities for Russia and the United States to reach a consensus on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty have been exhausted, the two countries must concentrate on finding common ground for extending the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), experts said.
Edinburgh has been named along with Amsterdam, Rome, Venice and Barcelona as among the world's most over-run tourist destinations. The list also includes the Taj Mahal in India, the Peruvian citadel of Machu Picchu, Dubrovnik in Croatia, and Iceland, all cited as famous destinations "that can no longer cope with their own popularity".
Conservative Party leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have revealed more details of their policies at the latest Tory hustings, with both vying to win over the Tory party's grassroots in the upcoming postal vote. But who will come out on top?
Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is mulling over abolishing or merging several government departments in order to save 8 billion pounds if he is elected prime minister. Johnson is currently running head-to-head with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt for the post of Conservative Party leader.
On 18 June, Facebook unveiled its new digital money that in contrast to Bitcoin will be backed by a basket of fiat currencies to prevent volatility. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel has shared his vision on the future of the new stablecoin discussing which can be trusted more: Big Tech or Big Banks.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US nuclear agreement with North Korea is possible if President Donald Trump defies his hawk advisers and drops demands for complete denuclearization, analysts said.
Under a bill signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday, former felons in the state will have to pay financial penalties connected to their sentences before they can become eligible to vote. A community organizer in Tampa told Sputnik the state will inevitably be swept into progressive trends as younger voters come into elected positions.
The impromptu but historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and his North and South Korean counterparts in the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) marked a number of firsts for the three nations, but Trump could see this as just another cog in his political machine.