International online marketplace Amazon has found itself at the center of another racist merchandise debacle after allowing a third-party vendor to sell trucker hats emblazoned with “Black Lives Don’t Matter.”
As European Union ministers met in Brussels on Monday ahead of a summit of heads of government later this week, the UK Parliament pressed on with draft legislation to override the Northern Ireland Protocol of the EU Withdrawal Agreement.
The WikiLeaks publisher, who faces up to 175 years in prison for his role in obtaining and publishing classified US documents, has been kept at Belmarsh maximum-security prison since he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy on 11 April 2019.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a statement on the coronavirus situation in the United Kingdom in the House of Commons.
On 21 September more than 4,360 new infections were reported in the United Kingdom, as many as at the beginning of the outbreak. 11 people died from the disease that day, which brought the total death toll in Britain to 41,788.
The incident reportedly happened at studios in Osterley, a district in west London. According to a tweet by James Moyse, a journalist with Sky News, there are regular fire alarm checks in the new studios.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow has no intention to get engaged in the domestic affairs of the United Kingdom, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday, commenting on the possible collision of the UK Internal Market Bill with the Brexit agreement.
The new measures come amid fears of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic against the backdrop of a surge of new cases. The uptick has been registered since late August, pushing the total number of infections to nearly 400,000.
Early last week, UK Policing Minister Kit Malthouse called on Brits to report their neighbours to the police if they see them violating the government’s ban on social gatherings of more than six people.
Sir Keir Starmer was elected leader of the Labour Party earlier this year - defeating left-winger Rebecca Long-Bailey. He inherited a party that had lost four general elections in a row to the Conservatives.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to unveil Tuesday a new, stricter set of anti-coronavirus measures that will reportedly oblige UK citizens to work from home if possible.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is currently facing extradition to the United States to face a number of charges filed under the Espionage Act. A hearing is ongoing in London, and Assange is currently being held at Belmarsh prison in the UK capital.
Earlier in the day, Chancellor Michael Gove urged Britons to work from home if possible, adding that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce new restrictions later in the day.
The British government is expected to announce an updated set of anti-coronavirus measures aimed to prevent a probable second wave of the pandemic.
Last Monday, the UK House of Commons voted in favour of the new Internal Market Bill presented by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, which many believe contravenes international law, as it suggests that the UK may roll back some of the commitments on state aid and customs checks on goods entering Northern Ireland, thus violating the EU Withdrawal Deal.
The United Kingdom is witnessing a resurgence in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, as infection rates began to rise in late August, topping averages recorded since early May – the point at which the first spike began to ease.
BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Tesla, Uber and Amazon are all testing out prototypes of driverless cars and trucks - known in the industry as autonomous vehicles (AVs). If they pass the safety tests and become widespread, how will it change our cities?
Journalist Cassandra Fairbanks has informed the court in Julian Assange's extradition hearing that Arthur Schwartz, who is known as Donald Trump Jr's "fixer", had advance warning of the US indictment against the WikiLeaks publisher.
The testing of the chimpanzee adenovirus-based vaccine has repeatedly been called into question for the “dangerous” lack of sufficient trials on chimp viruses, as well as the unclear consequences of the new technology. The trials of AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate remain on hold in the US.
The Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales was set up in 2014 to investigate claims against people in the public eye. Its public hearings consist of 14 separate investigations, including one into organised crime gangs.