Biggest UK Asset Manager Seeks Removal Of 8 Company Chairs Over Climate Change

By Simon Jessop, Reuters.com -

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s biggest asset manager wants to remove the chairmen of the board at eight companies worldwide, which it says have failed to confront the threats posed by climate [...]

EU Anti-Torture Ruling Shows Need For UK Public Inquiry

By Reprieve.org, Popular Resistance -

WASHINGTON - In a significant anti-torture ruling, the European Court Of Human Rights has held that Lithuania and Romania violated the rights of Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri by [...]

Conspiracy Emerges To Push Julian Assange Into British And US Hands

By Mike Head, Wsws.org -

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who provided the world’s people with the truth about US war crimes in the Middle East and many of Washington’s coups and regime-change intrigues around the [...]

Ecuador Suspends Assange’s Communication Access At UK Embassy

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

The WikiLeaks founder had been warned by the Ecuadorean government to avoid commenting on other countries affairs. The Ecuadorean government Wednesday restricted access to communications of the [...]

The UK’s Hidden Hand In Julian Assange’s Detention

By Jonathan Cook, Globalresearch.ca -

Behind the scenes, Sweden wanted to drop the extradition case against Assange back in 2013. Why was this not made public? Because Britain persuaded Sweden to pretend that they still wished to [...]

Theresa May Faces New Crisis After Mass Walkout Over Social Policy

By Michael Savage, theguardian.com -

By Michael Savage for The Guardian - Theresa May was plunged into a new crisis on Saturday night after the government’s social mobility adviser revealed he and his team were quitting, warning [...]

Landmark Study Links Tory Austerity To 120,000 Deaths

By Alex Matthews-King, independent.co.uk -

By Alex Matthews-King for Independent - The paper identified that mortality rates in the UK had declined steadily from 2001 to 2010, but this reversed sharply with the death rate growing again [...]

Britain Wants Cycle-Friendly Cities. Here’s How We Get Them

By Andrew Gilligan, theguardian.com -

By Andrew Gilligan for The Guardian - Cycle lanes reduce pollution, improve health and are incredibly popular. But forget common sense: getting the go-ahead on new schemes is all about politics. [...]

Britain Drops 3,400 Bombs In Syria & Iraq

By Jamie Merrill, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Jamie Merrill for Mint Press News - Royal Air Force drones and jets have dropped more than 3,400 bombs and missiles on Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, an investigation by Middle East [...]

Worldwide Protests Await Britain’s Celebration Of Balfour Anniversary

By Staff, www.english.wafa.ps -

By Staff of Wafa - RAMALLAH, October 24, 2017 (WAFA) – As Britain prepares to celebrate the centennial of the infamous Balfour Declaration, which Palestinians say was the cause of their Nakba or [...]

Thousands Protest Tories And Austerity

By Staff, www.socialistworker.co.uk -

By Socialist Worker. Manchester, UK - Thousands of demonstrators are gathering at the Castlefield's Arena in Manchester today, Sunday, to protest against Tory austerity. The Tories are beginning [...]

Neighbors Form Human Chain Around House To Stop Eviction

By Simon Robb, www.metro.co.uk -

By Simon Robb for Metro.co.uk - A woman facing ‘revenge eviction’ has been given a lifeline after her neighbours gathered to form a human chain around her home. Nimo Abdullahi, 39, claimed her [...]

British Aid: ‘Twice As Much On Fossil Fuels As Renewables’

By Arthur Neslen, www.theguardian.com -

By Arthur Neslen for The Guardian - The UK has spent more than twice as much overseas support on fossil fuels projects as on renewable ones so far this decade, according to research commissioned [...]

Lawmakers Seek To Make It A Crime To Support BDS Against Israel

By Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Grim, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Grim for The Intercept - THE CRIMINALIZATION OF political speech and activism against Israel has become one of the gravest threats to free speech in the West. In [...]

Klein And Corbyn On How To Get The World We Want

By Naomi Klein, www.theintercept.com -

By Naomi Klein for The Intercept - Naomi Klein: I’m Naomi Klein, reporting for The Intercept, and I’m here in London at the Houses of Parliament with Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, [...]