Scottish Labour Students was left isolated yesterday after Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard condemned its 'outrageous' tweet on Saturday, which used the abbreviation 'ACAB' - All Cops Are B******s.
Former Tory Charlie Elphicke served as MP for Dover from 2010 to 2019. He was suspended from the Conservative Party in November 2017 after he was accused of sex offences against two members of his staff. His membership was briefly restored in 2018, but was suspended again in July 2019 after he was charged with three counts of sexual assault.
Four young men have been arrested, another three were released on bail and one other is wanted after two British teens were reportedly gang-raped while intoxicated.
The hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States resumed on 7 September at the London Central Criminal Court, after six months of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In late August, The Times reported that the UK's top military brass are floating the idea of scrapping all tanks in the country, in a bid to modernise its armed forces.
Hospital directors have repeatedly argued that the current lack in testing availability has led to more frequent absences among staff, which hinders the efforts of the crisis-hit NHS to recover.
In light of the unfurling Epstein scandal, which has cost the Duke of York his reputation among other top figures, a royal biographer believes Andrew’s loss of his HRH title is only a matter of time.
Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a ban on social gatherings of more than six people will be re-imposed in England as of 14 September, after more than 3,000 confirmed coronavirus cases had been recorded there for the third day in a row.
The British government has given initial clearance to a proposal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that would roll back parts of London's commitments to the European Union made in January.
At least 15 Conservative MPs, including former attorney-general Geoffrey Cox, have publicly opposed the government's Internal Market Bill that will re-write last year's European Union Withdrawal agreement. Some 20 more are reportedly against it, threatening to cut the Government's majority to 20.
Even if Julian Assange's trial in the US "goes brilliantly" he can expect to be sentenced to a minimum of 20 years in prison following a conviction but could still go as high as 175 years, defence expert and criminal defence lawyer Eric Lewis told the Old Bailey on Monday.
Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced the Internal Market Bill in the British Parliament, which has jeopardised the Brexit negotiating process, as it proposes rolling back some of the commitments on state aid and customs checks on goods entering Northern Ireland.
Dr Felix Waldmann, a former Hume Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, argued in July that the 18th-century philosopher was directly involved in the slave trade based on a single letter he unearthed. But university history Professor Tom Devine warned against judging historical figures by modern standards.
The incident took place at around 8:05 am in the morning, local time. One of the injured was an 11-year-old child, according to the London Ambulance Service.
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), with eight members of the UK Parliament, broadly supports the controversial Internal Market Bill but thinks it doesn't go far enough. DUP support could ensure government victory even if the reported 30 Tory rebels vote against the legislation.
British Prime Minister Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief Rehman Chishti announced his resignation, citing disagreement with the cabinet's Internal Market Bill, which goes against the United Kingdom's withdrawal agreement with the European Union.
The development comes as countries in Europe, including Britain, are seeing a sharp increase in coronavirus cases. 3,300 new infections were recorded in the United Kingdom on 13 September and five people died from the disease. This was the third consecutive day in the UK with more than 3,000 new cases.
The US Department of Justice is seeking to extradite Assange on 18 charges linked to espionage, with a possible sentence as long as 175 years, for publishing classified information on the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and thousands of US diplomatic cables.
The renowned Scotsman, known for his numerous roles, including in Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge, and the Star Wars saga, was previously opposed to Scotland breaking away from the rest of the UK before Brexit admittedly changed his mind in 2016.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The so-called no-deal Brexit would cost the pan-European automotive sector about 110 billion pounds ($141 billion) over the next five years, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said in a statement on Monday, calling on both London and Brussels to take action to avoid such scenario.