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Sturgeon pushes for ‘Scottish visa,’ Home Office swiftly dismisses proposal

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched plans for a ‘Scottish visa’ to wrest some control over migration in the country away from Westminster as the rift between Johnson’s government and the SNP grows. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sturgeon pushes for ‘Scottish visa,’ Home Office swiftly dismisses proposal

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched plans for a ‘Scottish visa’ to wrest some control over migration in the country away from Westminster as the rift between Johnson’s government and the SNP grows. Read Full Article at RT.com

Leave Pale or Remain Bitter? Yorkshire brewery creates Brexit ALE as UK’s EU departure day looms

Whether you’re looking for a tipple to toast the future or if you want to drown your sorrows over the course Britain has taken, a Yorkshire brewery has the perfect drink for you on Brexit day. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Leave Pale or Remain Bitter? Yorkshire brewery creates Brexit ALE as UK’s EU departure day looms

Whether you’re looking for a tipple to toast the future or if you want to drown your sorrows over the course Britain has taken, a Yorkshire brewery has the perfect drink for you on Brexit day. Read Full Article at RT.com

Party invite? Check; Costume? Check; Formal approval from offense police?! Oxford Student Union cracks down on theme parties

Oxford University’s Student Union is cracking down on that scourge of college campuses…themed parties. “Culturally appropriative” and “highly gendered” themes are out - and when in doubt, run your costume by the censors. Read Full Article at RT.co
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Party invite? Check; Costume? Check; Formal approval from offense police?! Oxford Student Union cracks down on theme parties

Oxford University’s Student Union is cracking down on that scourge of college campuses…themed parties. “Culturally appropriative” and “highly gendered” themes are out - and when in doubt, run your costume by the censors. Read Full Article at RT.com

BoJo accused of ‘making things up’ & forced into climbdown after claiming life expectancy gap between rich & poor closing

British PM Boris Johnson has been forced into an embarrassing retreat after incorrectly claiming that the gap between the rich and the poor in the UK is narrowing thanks to his Conservative Party. Read Full Article at RT.com
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BoJo accused of ‘making things up’ & forced into climbdown after claiming life expectancy gap between rich & poor closing

British PM Boris Johnson has been forced into an embarrassing retreat after incorrectly claiming that the gap between the rich and the poor in the UK is narrowing thanks to his Conservative Party. Read Full Article at RT.com

BoJo’s ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ acceptance speech upstaged by his dog, prompting laughter and anger on Twitter (VIDEO)

Boris Johnson’s dog became the star of the show in a hilarious video that saw the UK prime minister win a ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ award, triggering both his supporters and detractors on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
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BoJo’s ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ acceptance speech upstaged by his dog, prompting laughter and anger on Twitter (VIDEO)

Boris Johnson’s dog became the star of the show in a hilarious video that saw the UK prime minister win a ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ award, triggering both his supporters and detractors on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com

Trade war ignited? UK risks wrath of US after vowing to go ahead with digital tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook

British Chancellor Sajid Javid has committed the UK to enforcing a digital services tax on global tech companies, despite threats from the US that they may respond by putting “taxes on their car companies” – risking a trade war. Read Full Article at RT.
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Trade war ignited? UK risks wrath of US after vowing to go ahead with digital tax on tech giants like Google and Facebook

British Chancellor Sajid Javid has committed the UK to enforcing a digital services tax on global tech companies, despite threats from the US that they may respond by putting “taxes on their car companies” – risking a trade war. Read Full Article at RT.com

What the halloumi? Library tweets photo of rotting slice of cheese used as ‘bookmark’

Staff at the University of Liverpool Library were stunned to discover a rotting slice of processed cheese being used as a bookmark, sparking much amusement and revulsion on Twitter. Read Full Article at RT.com
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What the halloumi? Library tweets photo of rotting slice of cheese used as ‘bookmark’

Staff at the University of Liverpool Library were stunned to discover a rotting slice of processed cheese being used as a bookmark, sparking much amusement and revulsion on Twitter. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Desperate liar’: Bojo ignites SNP outrage after roasting Scotland’s record on education & branding MP a ‘rocketing pheasant’

British PM Boris Johnson provoked the wrath of the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons following his damning assessment of the state of education in Scotland and directing a jibe toward their Westminster leader. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Desperate liar’: Bojo ignites SNP outrage after roasting Scotland’s record on education & branding MP a ‘rocketing pheasant’

British PM Boris Johnson provoked the wrath of the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons following his damning assessment of the state of education in Scotland and directing a jibe toward their Westminster leader. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK’s House of Lords passes Withdrawal Agreement to allow Brexit by end of January

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill has cleared its final parliamentary hurdle after Britain’s upper house of parliament passed the legislation on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK’s House of Lords passes Withdrawal Agreement to allow Brexit by end of January

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill has cleared its final parliamentary hurdle after Britain’s upper house of parliament passed the legislation on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Lie-detector tests for terrorists? New UK govt plan sparks backlash online

New legislation that would see terrorists taking lie-detector tests has sparked anger and disbelief online, with many pointing out that the technology is far from foolproof and accusing the government of being soft on crime. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Lie-detector tests for terrorists? New UK govt plan sparks backlash online

New legislation that would see terrorists taking lie-detector tests has sparked anger and disbelief online, with many pointing out that the technology is far from foolproof and accusing the government of being soft on crime. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I'd rather be found dead in a ditch’: Durham Miners’ chief triggers Tory MPs after telling them to stay away from annual event

The president of the Durham Miners’ Association has infuriated Tory MPs after insisting that he would “rather be found dead in a ditch” than invite them to the miners’ gala – a yearly event that honors British coal miners. Read Full Article at RT.co
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‘I'd rather be found dead in a ditch’: Durham Miners’ chief triggers Tory MPs after telling them to stay away from annual event

The president of the Durham Miners’ Association has infuriated Tory MPs after insisting that he would “rather be found dead in a ditch” than invite them to the miners’ gala – a yearly event that honors British coal miners. Read Full Article at RT.com

May’s spell? Boris Johnson trapped in car as he meets Merkel in Berlin (VIDEO)

In what could be seen as a karmic response to Brexit, UK PM Boris Johnson found himself struggling to join an EU counterpart after being momentarily trapped in his car after arriving in Berlin on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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May’s spell? Boris Johnson trapped in car as he meets Merkel in Berlin (VIDEO)

In what could be seen as a karmic response to Brexit, UK PM Boris Johnson found himself struggling to join an EU counterpart after being momentarily trapped in his car after arriving in Berlin on Sunday. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Already had a useless female PM’: Twitter groans as MP tells men to ‘pass the mic’ to female Labour leader

Twitter has not taken kindly to a suggestion by Labour leadership candidate Jess Phillips that men should “pass the mic” and elect a woman to the party’s top job, with Piers Morgan among many who slammed her “sexist claptrap.” Read Full Article at R
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‘Already had a useless female PM’: Twitter groans as MP tells men to ‘pass the mic’ to female Labour leader

Twitter has not taken kindly to a suggestion by Labour leadership candidate Jess Phillips that men should “pass the mic” and elect a woman to the party’s top job, with Piers Morgan among many who slammed her “sexist claptrap.” Read Full Article at RT.com

UK’s Prince Harry & Meghan to lose titles & funds, repay millions spent for renovation as they ‘exit’ royal family duties

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to lose their titles and public funding, as they opt for “a more independent life,” Buckingham Palace has said, adding they are no longer “working members of the Royal Family.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK’s Prince Harry & Meghan to lose titles & funds, repay millions spent for renovation as they ‘exit’ royal family duties

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to lose their titles and public funding, as they opt for “a more independent life,” Buckingham Palace has said, adding they are no longer “working members of the Royal Family.” Read Full Article at RT.com

‘F***ing disgusting’: Backlash as rapper Eminem ‘jokes’ about Manchester Arena bombing in new track

US rapper Eminem has provoked outrage on social media after releasing a track that appears to make light of the Manchester Arena bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, featuring the lyrics “bombs away.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘F***ing disgusting’: Backlash as rapper Eminem ‘jokes’ about Manchester Arena bombing in new track

US rapper Eminem has provoked outrage on social media after releasing a track that appears to make light of the Manchester Arena bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, featuring the lyrics “bombs away.” Read Full Article at RT.com

'Anti-Catholic bigotry': UK journo slammed online over 'dictated by the Vatican' remarks, in veiled attack on religious Labour MP

UK journalist Paul Mason has been accused of religious «bigotry» on social media, after insisting he doesn't want Labour's policy on abortion to be decided by the Vatican, in what is seen as an attempted smear on a Catholic MP. Read Full Article a
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'Anti-Catholic bigotry': UK journo slammed online over 'dictated by the Vatican' remarks, in veiled attack on religious Labour MP

UK journalist Paul Mason has been accused of religious «bigotry» on social media, after insisting he doesn't want Labour's policy on abortion to be decided by the Vatican, in what is seen as an attempted smear on a Catholic MP. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Beyond belief!’: Labour leadership hopeful enrages Scots after using Catalonia as example of how to ‘beat divisive nationalism’

Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy has incensed Scots after citing Catalonia, where Catalans have faced severe police brutality in their quest for independence, as an example of how to beat “narrow and divisive nationalism.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Beyond belief!’: Labour leadership hopeful enrages Scots after using Catalonia as example of how to ‘beat divisive nationalism’

Labour leadership hopeful Lisa Nandy has incensed Scots after citing Catalonia, where Catalans have faced severe police brutality in their quest for independence, as an example of how to beat “narrow and divisive nationalism.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Knife crime in England & Wales rockets to 10-year high

The number of knife crime offences committed in England and Wales has soared to its highest record in a decade, according to new UK government figures. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Knife crime in England & Wales rockets to 10-year high

The number of knife crime offences committed in England and Wales has soared to its highest record in a decade, according to new UK government figures. Read Full Article at RT.com

Man arrested in Pakistan over murder of British policewoman 14 years ago

A 71-year-old man has been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder of Police Constable Sharon Beshenivsky, who was shot dead in Bradford, West Yorkshire in 2005, police have confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Man arrested in Pakistan over murder of British policewoman 14 years ago

A 71-year-old man has been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder of Police Constable Sharon Beshenivsky, who was shot dead in Bradford, West Yorkshire in 2005, police have confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com

Want a free trade deal with the US? Then align with Washington not Brussels on foreign policy, former Trump aide tells BoJo

A former aide to US President Donald Trump, Richard Goldberg, has warned British PM Boris Johnson that if the UK wants a free trade agreement with the US, then he’ll need to follow Washington and not Brussels on foreign policy. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Want a free trade deal with the US? Then align with Washington not Brussels on foreign policy, former Trump aide tells BoJo

A former aide to US President Donald Trump, Richard Goldberg, has warned British PM Boris Johnson that if the UK wants a free trade agreement with the US, then he’ll need to follow Washington and not Brussels on foreign policy. Read Full Article at RT.com

Gone with the wind: Storm Brendan blows roof off building, blocking ENTIRE STREET in English town (VIDEOS)

A street in Slough, England was closed to the public after a huge section of a roof was blown off a commercial and residential building by ferocious gusts during Storm Brendan on Tuesday night. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Gone with the wind: Storm Brendan blows roof off building, blocking ENTIRE STREET in English town (VIDEOS)

A street in Slough, England was closed to the public after a huge section of a roof was blown off a commercial and residential building by ferocious gusts during Storm Brendan on Tuesday night. Read Full Article at RT.com

Not enough proof it works: UK’s National Health Service won’t pay for melatonin to help you sleep

The NHS says that the trendy but controversial hormone shouldn’t be prescribed for free by doctors in the UK. Is it being stingy, or is the science on melatonin genuinely as shaky as officials claim? Read Full Article at RT.com
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Not enough proof it works: UK’s National Health Service won’t pay for melatonin to help you sleep

The NHS says that the trendy but controversial hormone shouldn’t be prescribed for free by doctors in the UK. Is it being stingy, or is the science on melatonin genuinely as shaky as officials claim? Read Full Article at RT.com

London rejects permission for Scotland's second independence referendum demand

PM Boris Johnson has rejected SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon’s request for a second Scottish independence referendum, claiming it “would continue the political stagnation that Scotland has seen for the last decade." Read Full Article at RT.com
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London rejects permission for Scotland's second independence referendum demand

PM Boris Johnson has rejected SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon’s request for a second Scottish independence referendum, claiming it “would continue the political stagnation that Scotland has seen for the last decade." Read Full Article at RT.com

WATCH: Assange caught on camera leaving UK court in prison van after US extradition hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been filmed leaving Westminster Magistrates’ Court in a police van after a brief preliminary hearing on Monday, part of his bid to prevent his extradition to the US to face espionage charges. Read Full Article at RT.com
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WATCH: Assange caught on camera leaving UK court in prison van after US extradition hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been filmed leaving Westminster Magistrates’ Court in a police van after a brief preliminary hearing on Monday, part of his bid to prevent his extradition to the US to face espionage charges. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Wow...has he seen our PM?’ Tory MP roasted on Twitter for saying the poor are the ‘fattest’ & need lessons on healthy eating

A former Tory aide of ex-PM David Cameron has come under fire on social media after claiming poor people are the “fattest” in the UK and they need to be educated about eating a healthy diet. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Wow...has he seen our PM?’ Tory MP roasted on Twitter for saying the poor are the ‘fattest’ & need lessons on healthy eating

A former Tory aide of ex-PM David Cameron has come under fire on social media after claiming poor people are the “fattest” in the UK and they need to be educated about eating a healthy diet. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK home secretary defends Extinction Rebellion’s inclusion on terror list, after group judged to promote ‘extremist ideology’

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has defended anti-terror police for placing Extinction Rebellion (XR), the climate change protest group, on a list of extremist ideologies, saying it’s right to look at “a range of security threats.” Read Full Article at RT
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UK home secretary defends Extinction Rebellion’s inclusion on terror list, after group judged to promote ‘extremist ideology’

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has defended anti-terror police for placing Extinction Rebellion (XR), the climate change protest group, on a list of extremist ideologies, saying it’s right to look at “a range of security threats.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Back on the Hollywood wagon? Meghan Markle reported to be planning voiceover work for Disney

A new report suggests the Duchess of Sussex is returning to her acting roots, and many see it as just another sign of her celebrity branding effort, following her and Prince Harry stepping down from royal duties. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Back on the Hollywood wagon? Meghan Markle reported to be planning voiceover work for Disney

A new report suggests the Duchess of Sussex is returning to her acting roots, and many see it as just another sign of her celebrity branding effort, following her and Prince Harry stepping down from royal duties. Read Full Article at RT.com

TV news presenter wins sex discrimination equal pay claim against the BBC

A judge has ruled in favor of news presenter Samira Ahmed in her sex discrimination equal pay claim against the BBC. Read Full Article at RT.com
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TV news presenter wins sex discrimination equal pay claim against the BBC

A judge has ruled in favor of news presenter Samira Ahmed in her sex discrimination equal pay claim against the BBC. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK police say inmates' attack on officers in Whitemoor prison is being treated as 'a terrorist act'

A counter-terrorism unit is investigating the attack at the maximum security HM Prison Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire, UK. Five prison staff were taken to hospital after the incident, which involved two inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK police say inmates' attack on officers in Whitemoor prison is being treated as 'a terrorist act'

A counter-terrorism unit is investigating the attack at the maximum security HM Prison Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire, UK. Five prison staff were taken to hospital after the incident, which involved two inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com

Former EDL boss Tommy Robinson struggles to hold back tears inside Belmarsh prison in TV documentary (VIDEO)

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been filmed fighting back tears as he tried to explain how being imprisoned in solitary confinement had affected him, in an interview for a TV documentary on HMP Belmarsh. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Former EDL boss Tommy Robinson struggles to hold back tears inside Belmarsh prison in TV documentary (VIDEO)

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been filmed fighting back tears as he tried to explain how being imprisoned in solitary confinement had affected him, in an interview for a TV documentary on HMP Belmarsh. Read Full Article at RT.com

Gaps in UK legal system allow known sex offenders to travel overseas to commit ‘extensive abuse of children’ – report

Registered sex offenders in Britain are being allowed to travel abroad to target vulnerable children because of “gaps” in the UK legal system, an inquiry has found. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Gaps in UK legal system allow known sex offenders to travel overseas to commit ‘extensive abuse of children’ – report

Registered sex offenders in Britain are being allowed to travel abroad to target vulnerable children because of “gaps” in the UK legal system, an inquiry has found. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK already looking into reports of ‘missile’ in Ukrainian Boeing crash in Tehran – Downing St

The UK government says it is looking into “very concerning” reports that the Ukrainian Boeing passenger airliner that crashed near Tehran this week, killing all 176 on board, may have been hit by a missile. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK already looking into reports of ‘missile’ in Ukrainian Boeing crash in Tehran – Downing St

The UK government says it is looking into “very concerning” reports that the Ukrainian Boeing passenger airliner that crashed near Tehran this week, killing all 176 on board, may have been hit by a missile. Read Full Article at RT.com

Inmates ‘wearing fake suicide vests’ attack officers in Whitemoor prison, anti-terrorism investigation launched

A counter-terrorism unit is investigating an attack in the maximum security HM Prison Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire. Five prison staff were taken to hospital after the incident involving two inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Inmates ‘wearing fake suicide vests’ attack officers in Whitemoor prison, anti-terrorism investigation launched

A counter-terrorism unit is investigating an attack in the maximum security HM Prison Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire. Five prison staff were taken to hospital after the incident involving two inmates. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Disabled’ prisoner found dead in cell of British prison holding Assange

A prisoner at the high-security Belmarsh Prison, where WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is being held, has been found dead in his cell following a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Disabled’ prisoner found dead in cell of British prison holding Assange

A prisoner at the high-security Belmarsh Prison, where WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is being held, has been found dead in his cell following a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled. Read Full Article at RT.com

NY Honours leak of celebs’ & police officers’ addresses EVEN WORSE than initially thought, govt admits

The UK government has revealed that a hugely embarrassing error that led to the leaking of celebrities’ and police officers’ details exposed the sensitive data online for 190 minutes and not for just one hour as previously stated. Read Full Article at RT.
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NY Honours leak of celebs’ & police officers’ addresses EVEN WORSE than initially thought, govt admits

The UK government has revealed that a hugely embarrassing error that led to the leaking of celebrities’ and police officers’ details exposed the sensitive data online for 190 minutes and not for just one hour as previously stated. Read Full Article at RT.com