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British MILITARY ‘on standby’ to deploy trucks & drivers amid fuel supply shortage blamed on ‘panic buying’

The British army could soon deploy its own fuel tankers to fill a major logistics gap caused by a lack of lorries and drivers, with some petrol stations running dry in some areas as deliveries have all but ground to a halt. Read Full Article at RT.com
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British MILITARY ‘on standby’ to deploy trucks & drivers amid fuel supply shortage blamed on ‘panic buying’

The British army could soon deploy its own fuel tankers to fill a major logistics gap caused by a lack of lorries and drivers, with some petrol stations running dry in some areas as deliveries have all but ground to a halt. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘No govt plans’ to deploy army to deliver fuel, minister says, after 90% of forecourts run dry amid panic buying

UK Environment Secretary George Eustice has rejected reports that the government is looking at using the army to deliver fuel to petrol stations, claiming there are “no plans” to do so after forecourts run dry due to panic buying. Read Full Article at RT.
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‘No govt plans’ to deploy army to deliver fuel, minister says, after 90% of forecourts run dry amid panic buying

UK Environment Secretary George Eustice has rejected reports that the government is looking at using the army to deliver fuel to petrol stations, claiming there are “no plans” to do so after forecourts run dry due to panic buying. Read Full Article at RT.com

90% of fuel pumps run dry in major British cities after panic-buying frenzy

The Petrol Retailers Association has claimed that in some parts of the UK, 90% of pumps are dry after Britons descended on forecourts even as the government promised there was nothing to worry about. Read Full Article at RT.com
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90% of fuel pumps run dry in major British cities after panic-buying frenzy

The Petrol Retailers Association has claimed that in some parts of the UK, 90% of pumps are dry after Britons descended on forecourts even as the government promised there was nothing to worry about. Read Full Article at RT.com

Labour’s Angela Rayner says she’ll apologise for calling Tories ‘scum’ if Boris Johnson takes back ‘racist & homophobic’ comments

Angela Rayner, deputy leader of the UK Labour Party, promised to apologise for calling Conservative ministers “scum” but only on the condition that Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologise for previous insulting comments he made. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Labour’s Angela Rayner says she’ll apologise for calling Tories ‘scum’ if Boris Johnson takes back ‘racist & homophobic’ comments

Angela Rayner, deputy leader of the UK Labour Party, promised to apologise for calling Conservative ministers “scum” but only on the condition that Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologise for previous insulting comments he made. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK Met Police upgrades ‘massively invasive’ face recognition tech net over London, but data watchdog warns of ‘public trust’ cost

Scotland Yard is set to expand its controversial facial recognition surveillance dragnet across London in a £3 million deal that allows the UK’s largest police force to track suspects using older images from CCTV and social media. Read Full Article at RT.c
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UK Met Police upgrades ‘massively invasive’ face recognition tech net over London, but data watchdog warns of ‘public trust’ cost

Scotland Yard is set to expand its controversial facial recognition surveillance dragnet across London in a £3 million deal that allows the UK’s largest police force to track suspects using older images from CCTV and social media. Read Full Article at RT.com

Insulate Britain eco-warriors halt M25 traffic for the 6th time despite High Court injunction

Climate group Insulate Britain blocked part of the UK’s M25 for the sixth time on Monday, violating an injunction that was granted by the High Court last Tuesday, with police detaining activists near Heathrow Airport. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Insulate Britain eco-warriors halt M25 traffic for the 6th time despite High Court injunction

Climate group Insulate Britain blocked part of the UK’s M25 for the sixth time on Monday, violating an injunction that was granted by the High Court last Tuesday, with police detaining activists near Heathrow Airport. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Unelectable!’ ‘Woke’ Labour condemned by Britons as conference delegates told too many white men putting their hands up to speak

Delegates at the Labour Party conference have been told that too many white men were putting their hands up to make contributions during a debate on housing and transport, leading some to question the direction of the party. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Unelectable!’ ‘Woke’ Labour condemned by Britons as conference delegates told too many white men putting their hands up to speak

Delegates at the Labour Party conference have been told that too many white men were putting their hands up to make contributions during a debate on housing and transport, leading some to question the direction of the party. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK Labour leader says it’s ‘not right’ to claim only women have cervixes

Keir Starmer, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, claimed on Sunday that people should not say only women have a cervix, calling it “not right,” after one of his MPs received threats online for making the statement. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK Labour leader says it’s ‘not right’ to claim only women have cervixes

Keir Starmer, the leader of the opposition Labour Party, claimed on Sunday that people should not say only women have a cervix, calling it “not right,” after one of his MPs received threats online for making the statement. Read Full Article at RT.com

No fuel shortage? Motorists queue for petrol across UK, nearly 400 stations impose £30 limit amid ‘unprecedented demand’

The deepening energy crisis in Britain has reached fuel supply, with large queues spotted at petrol stations across the country. One of the providers, EG Group, has imposed a £30 limit due to a surge in demand. Read Full Article at RT.com
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No fuel shortage? Motorists queue for petrol across UK, nearly 400 stations impose £30 limit amid ‘unprecedented demand’

The deepening energy crisis in Britain has reached fuel supply, with large queues spotted at petrol stations across the country. One of the providers, EG Group, has imposed a £30 limit due to a surge in demand. Read Full Article at RT.com

Border Force ‘IT issue’ causes airport chaos across UK, as Home Office says problem resolved

The UK Border Force suffered technical issues with its e-gates on Friday, causing queues to build at entry points across the country as technicians rushed to restore services. The Home Office later said the problem was resolved. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Border Force ‘IT issue’ causes airport chaos across UK, as Home Office says problem resolved

The UK Border Force suffered technical issues with its e-gates on Friday, causing queues to build at entry points across the country as technicians rushed to restore services. The Home Office later said the problem was resolved. Read Full Article at RT.com

Britain urges motorists to ‘carry on as normal’ as BP shuts dozens of petrol stations amid haulage crisis

The British transport secretary has urged the country’s motorists to “carry on as normal” as a shortage of heavy-goods vehicle (HGV) drivers impacts petrol stations, causing a number to close. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Britain urges motorists to ‘carry on as normal’ as BP shuts dozens of petrol stations amid haulage crisis

The British transport secretary has urged the country’s motorists to “carry on as normal” as a shortage of heavy-goods vehicle (HGV) drivers impacts petrol stations, causing a number to close. Read Full Article at RT.com

Insulate Britain protesters block traffic at Port of Dover with UK supply chain already suffering from haulage crisis

Climate protesters, who have spent the past week blocking London’s orbital motorway, have moved to the Port of Dover, where they’re blocking the entrance to the harbour, angering haulage drivers and travellers. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Insulate Britain protesters block traffic at Port of Dover with UK supply chain already suffering from haulage crisis

Climate protesters, who have spent the past week blocking London’s orbital motorway, have moved to the Port of Dover, where they’re blocking the entrance to the harbour, angering haulage drivers and travellers. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK MoD ignored fires caused by British troops prior to deadly blaze during training exercises in Kenya – reports

The British Army reportedly did not investigate five bush fires caused by its soldiers in Kenya weeks before the troops sparked a blaze in March that burned down 12,000 acres of a prized wildlife sanctuary and led to one death. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK MoD ignored fires caused by British troops prior to deadly blaze during training exercises in Kenya – reports

The British Army reportedly did not investigate five bush fires caused by its soldiers in Kenya weeks before the troops sparked a blaze in March that burned down 12,000 acres of a prized wildlife sanctuary and led to one death. Read Full Article at RT.com

England’s cancer treatment backlog could take ‘decades’ to clear after Covid pandemic crippled patient care – report

The cancer treatment backlog in England could “take decades to address” after the Covid pandemic caused the health service to “collapse rapidly”, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). Read Full Article at RT.c
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England’s cancer treatment backlog could take ‘decades’ to clear after Covid pandemic crippled patient care – report

The cancer treatment backlog in England could “take decades to address” after the Covid pandemic caused the health service to “collapse rapidly”, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). Read Full Article at RT.com

Hundreds of thousands of heavy-goods vehicle drivers aren’t working, says minister, as UK govt vows to tackle haulage crisis

A British minister has vowed to tackle the country’s haulage crisis by getting the domestic workforce back into driving jobs, claiming that there are hundreds of thousands of people with HGV licences who aren’t working. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Hundreds of thousands of heavy-goods vehicle drivers aren’t working, says minister, as UK govt vows to tackle haulage crisis

A British minister has vowed to tackle the country’s haulage crisis by getting the domestic workforce back into driving jobs, claiming that there are hundreds of thousands of people with HGV licences who aren’t working. Read Full Article at RT.com

MoD suspends official over leak that exposed data of 250 Afghans who worked for British forces, as SECOND email breach reported

The military has said it suspended one official following a breach that exposed data concerning some 250 Afghan interpreters who used to work with UK forces, while a second breach affecting another 55 people has been reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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MoD suspends official over leak that exposed data of 250 Afghans who worked for British forces, as SECOND email breach reported

The military has said it suspended one official following a breach that exposed data concerning some 250 Afghan interpreters who used to work with UK forces, while a second breach affecting another 55 people has been reported. Read Full Article at RT.com

Insulate Britain activist storms off Good Morning Britain after revelation that he hasn't insulated his own home (VIDEO)

A senior figure from Insulate Britain, the climate activist group responsible for blocking road junctions on London’s M25 motorway, hasn’t insulated his own home. The eyebrow-raising revelation came to light live on morning TV. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Insulate Britain activist storms off Good Morning Britain after revelation that he hasn't insulated his own home (VIDEO)

A senior figure from Insulate Britain, the climate activist group responsible for blocking road junctions on London’s M25 motorway, hasn’t insulated his own home. The eyebrow-raising revelation came to light live on morning TV. Read Full Article at RT.com

Two MORE UK energy suppliers collapse as gas crisis deepens, over 1.5 million customers reportedly affected

A further two UK energy suppliers have collapsed amid the deepening gas crisis, leaving an additional 800,000 customers in limbo. Over 1.5 million people are now reportedly affected, with more firms expected to cease trading. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Two MORE UK energy suppliers collapse as gas crisis deepens, over 1.5 million customers reportedly affected

A further two UK energy suppliers have collapsed amid the deepening gas crisis, leaving an additional 800,000 customers in limbo. Over 1.5 million people are now reportedly affected, with more firms expected to cease trading. Read Full Article at RT.com

Half of children have already had Covid, England’s chief medical officer says, with highest transmission rate among school pupils

Roughly half of all schoolchildren have already had Covid-19, England’s chief medical officer has said, adding that the highest rate of transmission of the virus is currently being seen in this age group. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Half of children have already had Covid, England’s chief medical officer says, with highest transmission rate among school pupils

Roughly half of all schoolchildren have already had Covid-19, England’s chief medical officer has said, adding that the highest rate of transmission of the virus is currently being seen in this age group. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fraudsters stole £753.9 million from UK citizens in the first half of 2021

Fraudsters stole more than £4 million ($5.45 million) a day from people in the first half of the year, a rise of 31% from the same period in 2020, as scammers increased their activity, a report by a UK banking trade body found. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Fraudsters stole £753.9 million from UK citizens in the first half of 2021

Fraudsters stole more than £4 million ($5.45 million) a day from people in the first half of the year, a rise of 31% from the same period in 2020, as scammers increased their activity, a report by a UK banking trade body found. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK government secures injunction against eco-warrior protestors who repeatedly blocked sections of M25

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Wednesday that National Highways has secured an injunction against protestors calling themselves ‘Insulate Britain’ who have repeatedly disrupted traffic by blocking the M25. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK government secures injunction against eco-warrior protestors who repeatedly blocked sections of M25

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Wednesday that National Highways has secured an injunction against protestors calling themselves ‘Insulate Britain’ who have repeatedly disrupted traffic by blocking the M25. Read Full Article at RT.com

High Court orders search of emails & WhatsApp messages of ex-Health Secretary Matt Hancock in Covid testing contracts case

The emails and WhatsApp messages of former British Health Secretary Matt Hancock can be searched, the High Court has ruled amid a court battle over the allegedly unlawful awarding of multi-million-pound Covid testing contracts. Read Full Article at RT.com
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High Court orders search of emails & WhatsApp messages of ex-Health Secretary Matt Hancock in Covid testing contracts case

The emails and WhatsApp messages of former British Health Secretary Matt Hancock can be searched, the High Court has ruled amid a court battle over the allegedly unlawful awarding of multi-million-pound Covid testing contracts. Read Full Article at RT.com

Parents of Harry Dunn ‘resolve’ civil damages claim against British teen’s alleged killer Anne Sacoolas

The family of Harry Dunn announced on Tuesday that they have reached a “resolution” with the British teenager’s alleged killer, Anne Sacoolas, as part of a civil damages case launched in the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Parents of Harry Dunn ‘resolve’ civil damages claim against British teen’s alleged killer Anne Sacoolas

The family of Harry Dunn announced on Tuesday that they have reached a “resolution” with the British teenager’s alleged killer, Anne Sacoolas, as part of a civil damages case launched in the US. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Cavalier incompetence’: UK MoD launches probe after data leak exposes names & emails of over 250 Afghans who aided British forces

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has ordered an inquiry after a data breach “needlessly put lives at risk” by revealing the email addresses, and even pictures, of Afghan interpreters who worked with UK forces in the country. Read Full Article at RT.c
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‘Cavalier incompetence’: UK MoD launches probe after data leak exposes names & emails of over 250 Afghans who aided British forces

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has ordered an inquiry after a data breach “needlessly put lives at risk” by revealing the email addresses, and even pictures, of Afghan interpreters who worked with UK forces in the country. Read Full Article at RT.com

Police arrest 23 eco-activists for blocking busy road around London after protests sparked anger among drivers & online (VIDEOS)

UK police arrested 23 activists from environmental group Insulate Britain who have been blocking a major motorway encircling the capital. The protests led to fierce arguments with drivers and triggered hate online. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Police arrest 23 eco-activists for blocking busy road around London after protests sparked anger among drivers & online (VIDEOS)

UK police arrested 23 activists from environmental group Insulate Britain who have been blocking a major motorway encircling the capital. The protests led to fierce arguments with drivers and triggered hate online. Read Full Article at RT.com

Judge rules banker was ‘plainly sexist’ to refer to women as ‘birds’ in discrimination case

A British judge has ruled that the term “bird” is a “plainly sexist” slur towards women, after a Barclays investment banker claimed that she was mistreated by her boss who continually used the word when speaking to her. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Judge rules banker was ‘plainly sexist’ to refer to women as ‘birds’ in discrimination case

A British judge has ruled that the term “bird” is a “plainly sexist” slur towards women, after a Barclays investment banker claimed that she was mistreated by her boss who continually used the word when speaking to her. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘He has no idea what’s going on’: EasyJet chief advises Ryanair boss to focus on his own airline after merger comments

The boss of easyJet has warned his counterpart at rival Ryanair to stay out of its affairs, after the Irish airline tycoon suggested the British carrier would need to merge with Wizz Air or face being taken over. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘He has no idea what’s going on’: EasyJet chief advises Ryanair boss to focus on his own airline after merger comments

The boss of easyJet has warned his counterpart at rival Ryanair to stay out of its affairs, after the Irish airline tycoon suggested the British carrier would need to merge with Wizz Air or face being taken over. Read Full Article at RT.com

Labour MPs & allies lash out at Starmer’s reported plans to revive electoral college in party elections, locking out Corbynistas

UK Labour’s leadership reportedly plans to scrap the current one-member-one-vote system for party elections and bring back the older electoral college vote. Critics called it an anti-democratic “backward step.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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Labour MPs & allies lash out at Starmer’s reported plans to revive electoral college in party elections, locking out Corbynistas

UK Labour’s leadership reportedly plans to scrap the current one-member-one-vote system for party elections and bring back the older electoral college vote. Critics called it an anti-democratic “backward step.” Read Full Article at RT.com

One in FIVE UK adults would work in porn if the salary was high enough & they felt safe – poll

Almost 20% of British adults would consider working in the porn industry, as long as the salary was high and the environment safe, according to a new poll that suggests sex work has become an “acceptable” part of society. Read Full Article at RT.com
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One in FIVE UK adults would work in porn if the salary was high enough & they felt safe – poll

Almost 20% of British adults would consider working in the porn industry, as long as the salary was high and the environment safe, according to a new poll that suggests sex work has become an “acceptable” part of society. Read Full Article at RT.com

Labour MP rallies support after ‘trans activists’ allegedly scare her away from attending party conference

“Misogynists” and “very woke” women spewing vitriol at MP Rosie Duffield have forced her to skip a party conference and made the House of Commons speaker take an “unprecedented intervention” on her behalf. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Labour MP rallies support after ‘trans activists’ allegedly scare her away from attending party conference

“Misogynists” and “very woke” women spewing vitriol at MP Rosie Duffield have forced her to skip a party conference and made the House of Commons speaker take an “unprecedented intervention” on her behalf. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘We are appalled’: BBC apologises for losing murder victim's clothes loaned to network by schoolgirl's mother

The BBC apologised on Sunday after one of its former editor’s allegedly lost a murdered schoolgirl’s clothes, which had been lent to the network to be DNA tested as part of a show on the tragic crime. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘We are appalled’: BBC apologises for losing murder victim's clothes loaned to network by schoolgirl's mother

The BBC apologised on Sunday after one of its former editor’s allegedly lost a murdered schoolgirl’s clothes, which had been lent to the network to be DNA tested as part of a show on the tragic crime. Read Full Article at RT.com

AUKUS submarine deal shows UK’s readiness to be ‘hard-headed’ in defending own interest, new foreign secretary insists

The US, UK and Australian pact to arm Canberra with nuclear submarines is about delivering for all British people and underscoring the country’s role as a “fierce champion” of freedom, new UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss insisted. Read Full Article at RT
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AUKUS submarine deal shows UK’s readiness to be ‘hard-headed’ in defending own interest, new foreign secretary insists

The US, UK and Australian pact to arm Canberra with nuclear submarines is about delivering for all British people and underscoring the country’s role as a “fierce champion” of freedom, new UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss insisted. Read Full Article at RT.com

Antibody cocktail, touted by Trump as 'cure' for Covid-19, to be launched across UK next week for coronavirus patients

A new antibody drug, Ronapreve, will become available for coronavirus parents across Britain next week, the UK government has said. The drug was used to treat then-US President Donald Trump, who hailed it as a «cure» for Covid-19. Read Full Articl
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Antibody cocktail, touted by Trump as 'cure' for Covid-19, to be launched across UK next week for coronavirus patients

A new antibody drug, Ronapreve, will become available for coronavirus parents across Britain next week, the UK government has said. The drug was used to treat then-US President Donald Trump, who hailed it as a «cure» for Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Destruction of the Good Friday accords’ would prevent US-UK post-Brexit trade deal, US House speaker warns

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned, after a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, that a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal would be “very unlikely” if “there is a destruction of the Good Friday accords.” Read Full Article at RT.c
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‘Destruction of the Good Friday accords’ would prevent US-UK post-Brexit trade deal, US House speaker warns

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned, after a meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, that a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal would be “very unlikely” if “there is a destruction of the Good Friday accords.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Wales to impose mandatory vaccine certificates for nightclubs and large events from October

The Welsh government announced on Friday that, from 11 October, over-18s will be required to prove they have been fully vaccinated against Covid or tested negative in the past 48 hours to enter clubs or large events. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Wales to impose mandatory vaccine certificates for nightclubs and large events from October

The Welsh government announced on Friday that, from 11 October, over-18s will be required to prove they have been fully vaccinated against Covid or tested negative in the past 48 hours to enter clubs or large events. Read Full Article at RT.com