Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, is being prosecuted by the United States for “compromising classified information”. The leaked documents, among other things, purportedly show war crimes committed in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom’s rail operator Network Rail has pledged to take immediate action after a train derailed in Scotland, which killed three people, the company’s head Andrew Haynes said Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), the publisher of Daily Mail and other UK newspapers, announced up to 100 job cuts due to difficulties the company is facing over the coronavirus pandemic, media reported on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Scottish authorities have launched an investigation into the train crash near the town of Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom believes that a deal with the European Union can be secured as soon as next month, chief Brexit negotiator David Frost said on Thursday, in the run-up to another round of talks on the future relationship.
The internet is not capable of accommodating the download speeds necessary to validate the claims by Guccifer 2.0, that they hacked documents from across the Atlantic, according to a former technical director at the National Security Agency.
British national Dawn Sturgess died in 2018 from alleged poisoning by the ‘Novichok’ nerve agent four months after the attack on former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal. Russia has denied any involvement in the poisoning, and Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov have maintained they were civilians who came to Salisbury as tourists.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that the epicentre was located at a depth of 4.3 miles (7 km), 35 km south of Camber and less than 50 km away from Eastbourne, which are situated on Sussex's coast.
The torrential rains ravaging Scotland of late, also led to a train derailment near the city of Stonehaven on Wednesday that killed three people, causing major transport impairments across the country.
The French politician's comments came as migrants continued to illegally cross into in the UK by sea on Wednesday. While the removal of 19 people was put on hold in line with a last-minute court order, 14 others were taken back to Germany and France, the countries where they had first claimed asylum.
Jeffrey Epstein was an American financier and convicted sex offender, sentenced for sexual abuse and procurement of women and underage girls. He died while in jail under additional charges of sex trafficking, committing suicide, according to a coroner report.
The UK has entered a recession for the first time in 11 years as its economic output plunged by 20.4% in the second quarter following a 2.2% slide earlier this year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). British academics have discussed the causes of the economic slowdown and the steps to halt the slump.
Sir Edward Leigh suggested a couple of solutions to the issue of migrants travelling to the shores of Britain from France, via the English Channel.
Brits were left to digest the news of an economic recession hitting the country, and some took on the distressing report with a pinch of humour.
The explosive biography, published on Wednesday, focuses on the years prior to the Sussexes’ step-down from senior royal duties, namely the period of Harry’s courtship, the couple’s engagement, and their less than two-year stint in the UK.
LONDON (Sputnik) – UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak on Wednesday admitted that "hard times are here", after official data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the UK economy has officially plunged into recession following the COVID-19 lockdown.
Because the National Security Agency is tapped into data transfer points throughout the United States, via its mass surveillance programmes, if there was any evidence that the DNC servers were hacked then they would have the evidence to prove it, a former technical director at the agency explains.
The incident occurred after ScotRail cancelled at least 200 trains, including expresses between Edinburgh and Glasgow, due to flooding and landslides on lines. LNER, which runs services between Inverness, Aberdeen, and London, said it was also unable to provide trains north of Edinburgh due to the weather conditions.
Emergency service arrived at Stonehaven, on the east coast of Scotland on 12 August, in response to a train derailment.
In a move, described as “long overdue” by UK campaigners for electoral reform, Westminster proposed on 12 August that sources of political campaigning online in Britain are properly identified.