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US corporations boycott Glasgow over Gaza support

Hundreds of US businesspeople have scrapped plans to visit Glasgow, following the Scottish city’s decision to fly the Palestinian flag following Israeli military operations in Gaza.

UK must stop selling weapons to Israel or face legal action – anti-war group

The UK government is being taken to court over its continuing multi-million pound program of selling arms to Israel after claims they could have been used in Gaza. Unless it stops, its issuing of licenses to arms manufacturers will be legally challenged.

Scotland’s leader brands Australian PM’s remarks on independence ‘foolish’

Alex Salmond, the First Minister for Scotland, has said that comments by Tony Abbott, the Australian Prime Minster, that the world would not “be helped by an independent Scotland” are “foolish, hypocritical and offensive”.

HSBC closes accounts of Syrians in UK

British banking giant HSBC has been accused of racial profiling after closing accounts belonging to Syrian refugees and students living in the UK. Earlier, it emerged that the bank had shut down the accounts of high-profile UK-based Muslim organizations

Bank Target: HSBC closes accounts of Syrians in UK

George Galloway under investigation over Israel remarks

Calls by George Galloway for Bradford to be "declared an Israel-free zone" are being investigated by West Yorkshire Police.

British Muslim minister steps down over Gaza policy

A British minister who was the first Muslim woman to sit in the Cabinet has resigned over the British government's policy on Gaza, she said Tuesday.

Moscow considers blocking BBC Russia

Russia has threatened to block access to the website of the BBC Russian service for inciting unsanctioned protests, a media report says.

Dual citizen burns Israeli passport at Downing Street in Gaza protest

A British citizen has renounced her dual nationality by burning her Israeli passport outside Downing Street in a protest against the IDF’s assault on Gaza, and the British government’s ongoing support for Israel.

Apocalypse Blair

While Gaza writhes in agony, Middle East Peace Envoy Tony Blair’s private jet last week was in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Two months earlier Blair had certainly visited Las Vegas and Los Angeles on the same journey. In Las Vegas Blair was paid a large but undisclosed sum to attend a conference of hedge fund managers. His meetings in Los Angeles were “private”.

Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on torture sites

The government stands accused of seeking to conceal Britain's role in extraordinary rendition, ahead of the release of a declassified intelligence report that exposes the use of torture at US secret prisons around the world.

Number of people diagnosed with dementia soars by 60% in just seven years

The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared by 62 per cent in the last seven years, new figures show.

George Galloway speech on Gaza/Israel war - 23rd July 2014

UK Member of Parliament George Galloway speaking in Bolivar Hall on the Gaza/Israel conflict.

George Galloway speech on Gaza/Israel war - 23rd July 2014

New Armed Forces Muslim forum launched

The Defence Secretary says he wants more British Muslims to join the Armed Forces.

New Armed Forces Muslim Forum Launched 24.07.14

Arsenal fans join pro-Palestine protest in west London as Middle East conflict intensifies

Arsenal fans joined a pro-Palestine protest in west London today as fighting intensifies in the Middle East.

‘If I lived in #Gaza would I fire a rocket' UK politician roasted for anti-Israel tweet

A British politician has been reported to the police under the terrorism act, after making ‘vile’ comments on Twitter about Israel’s offensive in Gaza.

France to deliver Mistral warship to Russia despite US & UK criticism

France will go ahead with the delivery of the first of two Mistral warships to Russia – despite protests by the US and UK, prompted by Moscow's stance in the Ukrainian crisis. The ship is nearly completed and will be presented in October.

Cameron confirms MH17 black boxes to be sent to London

The MH17 black boxes are on their way to be analysed in London. How can the land of the tabloid and tabloidesque establishment press baying daily for Putin's blood can be regarded as a neutral party in this investigation? Is this part of the cover-up?

UK watchdog warns over police use of Tasers

Britain’s police watchdog has voiced major concerns about the use of Tasers directly to the body of suspects by law enforcement officers who aim to gain compliance.

'British Bulls**t Corporation': Protest in Belfast accuses BBC of 'biased' Gaza coverage

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the BBC Broadcasting House in Belfast, expressing their concerns over what they see as "biased" reporting by the BBC on the current Israeli military offensive in Gaza.

Israel recruits over 100 British teens to join Gaza war

Over 100 British teens have been signed up to fight “shoulder to shoulder” with Israeli forces in brutal attacks on the Gaza Strip, a human rights group warns.

Cameron warns of more sanctions on Russia

British Prime Minister David Cameron has raised the prospect of fresh European sanctions against Russia following the crash of a Malaysian plane in east Ukraine.

Gaza: Cabinet Office In London Occupied

Protesters occupy Cabinet Office demanding that British Gov stop selling arms to Israel

Gaza: Cabinet Office in London occupied

‘Right to privacy breached’: Rights group vows to take UK govt to court over DRIP law

Emergency legislation on data retention and investigatory powers rushed through the UK parliament breach the right to privacy enshrined in human rights law, claim activists pursuing court action against the British government.

Israel accused of war crimes in UK Parliament

Highlights from a UK parliamentary debate in which MPs variously accused Israel of war crimes, disproportionate violence, ruining peace negotiations by building illegal settlements, running the worlds largest outdoor prison, collective punishment, and attacking water supplies, hospitals, supply centres and all manner of other civilian targets. 

Israel accused of war crimes (UK Parliament)

UK policy of supporting Syrian rebels against Bashar al-Assad 'stupid'

Britain's policy towards Syria has been "stupid" and it should apologise for supporting rebels who are fighting to overthrow president Bashar al-Assad, and work with him to combat terrorism, the country's deputy foreign minister, Faisal Mekdad, has said. Mekdad told the Guardian that it was up to David Cameron to stop Britons coming to fight in Syria – an increasing preoccupation for UK authorities in recent months. "We regret that British people are coming here to be killed and to kill Syrians," he said. "But we believe it is the responsibility of the British government to stop such an onslaught."

Hundreds of anti-Israeli demonstrators bring London traffic to a standstill

Hundreds of anti-Israeli demonstrators brought traffic to a standstill in London today after turning out in their droves to call for an end to military strikes on Gaza.

UK Moves to Legalize Mass Surveillance

New bill would reinstate controversial law struck down for invading privacy of citizens.

At least 40 UK politicians complicit in alleged Westminster 'pedophile ring'

A whistleblower who kicked off UK police pedophile probe Operation Fernbridge believes as many as 40 British MPs and peers were involved in or turned a blind eye to child abuse.

NatWest apologises after manager didn't hang up phone properly and left three-minute voicemail mocking customer

NatWest has apologised after a business manager accidentally left a three-minute message on a customer's answerphone, mocking his financial situation and calling him a 'k**b'.

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