US Jerusalem move is 'official adoption of Israeli narrative'

Arab Knesset member Ahmad Tibi joins Palestinians in UK to condemn US stance after embassy relocation brought forward. London, England – US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel signals the “official adoption of the Israeli narrative”, a prominent Arab Knesset member said, one week after Washington confirmed it was bringing forward to May the date […]

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Thousands 'stand up to racism' and the far right in London

Protesters blame the rise of the far right and capitalism for the racism seen across Europe. London, England – Thousands of people braved freezing temperatures in London to unite against the “evil of racism” and the growth of far-right movements. Protesters gathered near Oxford Circus on Saturday for the Stand Up To Racism march to oppose growing racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. […]

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UK investigates Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data breach

Facebook has lost over $60bn in market value over the past two days, following revelations that personal data of millions of users was obtained by a data analytics firm. Politicians in Britain and the US are pushing for Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them to answer questions about the scandal involving the data breach of millions of […]

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Oxfam: Witness 'threatened' in sexual misconduct probe

Internal inquiry report from 2011 also reveals charity’s former Haiti director ‘admitted to using prostitutes’. Three men, who worked for the Oxfam Haiti team and are accused of sexual misconduct in the country, physically threatened a witness during an internal investigation into the allegations, UK-based charity Oxfam said.  The aid organisation released the findings of its 2011 internal inquiry into […]

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UK's Tesco faces record $5.6bn equal pay claim

Britain’s biggest supermarket group Tesco is facing a potential bill of up to $5.6bn in a record equal pay claim involving mainly women workers at its British stores, according to the law firm pursuing the case. The UK’s biggest retailer, Tesco, is facing the country’s largest ever claim over equal pay. Thousands of employees, mainly female workers, want compensation from […]

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France-UK relations: Leaders meet to discuss security

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have vowed to continue cooperating on a range of issues, after the UK leaves the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have vowed to continue cooperating on a range of issues after the UK leaves the European Union. The two sides also promised to […]

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Report: Women groped at men-only charity gala in London

Financial Times investigation finds groping and sexual harassment at men-only charity event in London. In the UK, a report on an undercover investigation into sexual harassment at a men-only charity fundraising gala has caused outrage. The Financial Times sent two reporters undercover to work as hostesses at the annual Presidents Club charity dinner in London’s Dorchester Hotel, attended by senior […]

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Activists demand UK cancel Mohammed Bin Salman visit

Campaign groups blame the Saudi crown prince for the deteriorating humanitarian situation in country. Activists in the UK are calling on British Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw an invitation to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who is expected to visit within a few weeks. Groups including the Stop the War coalition, the Campaign Against Arms Trade, and the […]

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In historic first, UK government found in contempt of parliament

Row in lower chamber House of Commons centred on publication of legal advice related to British PM’s Brexit deal. London, United Kingdom – The UK government will publish in full legal advice it received regarding Prime Minister Theresa May’s widely criticised Brexit deal after it was found to be in contempt of parliament for failing to originally do so. In a landmark […]

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