Any mention of the prosecution of Julian Assange has been removed from the EU's latest report on fundamental rights, despite the best efforts of MEPs such as Ireland's Clare Daly.
On Wednesday, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a pay freeze for millions of public sector workers and major cuts to foreign aid amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The British economy is expected to shrink by 11.3 percent this year and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives in the UK. So bleak is the picture that an eight-year-old boy wrote to Boris Johnson and asked him if Christmas was cancelled this year.
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak said that with private sector pay falling amid the coronavirus pandemic and unemployment set to hit 2.6 million and public debt at almost £400 billion, he could not justify an across-the-board pay rise for all state employees.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said on Wednesday that he makes "no apologies" for backing Priti Patel after a report concluded that the home secretary's behaviour had breached the ministerial code and could be described as bullying.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Union should "accept the reality" that the UK must be able to control access to its waters for fishing in order to make progress on a free trade deal prior to the expiry of the Brexit transition period at the end of the year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.
The UK Treasury is set to borrow almost £500 billion this year as the chancellor, Rishi Sunak, struggles to keep the economy afloat amid the pandemic. But who is Britain borrowing money from, and how?
The construction of the base began in the early 1950s and was completed in 1955, becoming operational a year later. Around 200 people worked at the site, designed to store free-fall nuclear weapons.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom is likely to face several high-level risks, including a bad flu season, sustained strikes, and natural disasters, as the Brexit transition period comes to a close, according to a leaked confidential government report, seen by The Guardian.
With British Remainers pinning hopes of a last-minute halt to Brexit on Joe Biden's claim to the US presidency, will he and PM Boris Johnson get on like a house on fire? Or are Biden's cabinet appointments an omen of chilly relations between Number 10 and the White House?
The new bill could potentially pass into law a ban on a major Chinese telecom firm, blocking the company from building British 5G networks via alleged national security risks, and impose massive fines on firms failing to comply with the government's 2027 deadline.
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer is set to announce a £29 million government investment in a national celebration in his Spending Review on Wednesday.
There is a battle in the halls of the European parliament to ensure that the latest report on fundamental rights references the US prosecution and attempted extradition of WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange.
Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for molesting more than 200 children in Malaysia. Huckle, whose youngest victim was six months old, even wrote a 60-page paedophile manual which was described as a "truly evil document."
Curators at the Cambridge University Library have launched a public appeal for help in order to find missing manuscripts, pledging to leave “no stone unturned.”
Former Labour MP Laura Pidcock and Unite the Union leader Howard Beckett both linked the snub to firefighters' leader Ian Murray to his support for former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who remains suspended from Labour's Parliamentary group despite his readmission to the party.
Shamima Begum was 15 when she left her home in east London in February 2015 and travelled to Syria with two other British schoolgirls. She married a Dutch jihadist, who was killed, and is currently in a camp for former Daesh* families in Syria.
The climate change emergency has encouraged a number of countries to speed up the race away from fossil fuels. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced last week a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. But where does all this leave the oil industry?
The post-Brexit UK is seeking to expand its economic influence and military presence in the Indo-Pacific region and join the US effort to counterbalance a rising China, say British, Japanese, and US academics, describing the opportunities and challenges that Britain is likely to face if it returns to its "East of Suez" strategy.
With the Christmas season looming, Britons are itching to buy gifts, stock up on treats, get dolled up and meet up with friends and family. And shops, pubs and restaurants are anxious to rake in the cash at this time of year.