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ISIS ‘targeted Scot to force a Yes vote in referendum’

A leading intelligence expert fears Islamic extremists are deliberately threatening to behead a Scots aid worker to break up the UK.

UK, Germany reject joint strikes against ISIL in Syria

Some US allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have refused to join Washington's planned military campaign against ISIL terrorists in war-ravaged Syria.

French favour booting Brits from EU: Poll

A new poll says a majority of French people believe Britain should be booted out of the European Union, rather than have its concerns taken into account by Brussels. It's a question sparked by a possible referendum on Britain's membership in the EU.

Betting Bonanza: Punters put cash on Scottish referendum result

Passions are running high in Scotland, with less than two weeks before an independence referendum. For the first time, those who want to wave goodbye to London appear to be in the lead, but a recent poll shows there's just a one percent gap. And with the outcome on a knife-edge, it's the bookmakers who cashing in.

Betting Bonanza: Punters put cash on Scottish referendum result

BBC playing dirty tricks against Iran by spreading disinformation

The British Broadcasting Corporation is up to its old dirty tricks again, spreading government disinformation in an attempt to make trouble for Iran.

Guards may line UK-Scotland border: Ed Miliband

British Labour party leader Ed Miliband says guards may be ordered to line the 95-mile English-Scottish border if the majority of Scottish people voted for independence in an upcoming referendum.

Scottish independence campaign leads poll for first time

A new opinion poll published Sunday put Scotland's pro-independence camp ahead for the first time in the campaign, just 11 days before a referendum on splitting from Britain.

The West Paves The Road To War With Lies — Paul Craig Roberts

Official statements from the Russian government indicate that the president and foreign minister continue to rely on the good will of “our Western partners” to work out a reasonable diplomatic solution to the trouble in Ukraine caused by Washington. Not only is there no evidence of this good will in Western capitals, the hostile measures against Russia are increasing. Moreover, hostile measures are on the rise even though their main effect is to disadvantage Europe.

France, UK going mad over Syria

As horrors of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) go viral, reactions in Paris and London show a kind of self-inflicted confusion when leaders try to relate to the crisis.

UK says Syria strikes possible without Assad invite

Strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inside Syria could be launched without an invitation from the Syrian government, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday, raising one of the first justifications for foreign military action in Syria without the government's consent, Al Arabiya reported.

Western Doublethink on Blind Path to War

The Western sponsors of this indisputable state terrorism against civilians have abdicated all responsibility for their policy of criminal interference in Ukraine’s internal affairs.

Former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan Says UK Rogue State, Danger to World

The United Kingdom as a rogue state and a danger to the world, a former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray said.

George Galloway 'beaten over Israel comments'

British MP attacked in London street by man said to have been shouting about the Holocaust

UK seeking to bar Russia from using SWIFT banking network

The British government will press other European nations at a meeting in Brussels on Saturday to block Russia from using the SWIFT banking network, Bloomberg reported, in what could be a dramatic expansion of sanctions.

‘Ring of steel’: NATO summit turns Welsh cities into massive open-air prisons

A “ring of steel” likened to a prison or the Berlin Wall has been erected around the NATO Summit venues in Newport and Cardiff city center ahead of the military alliance’s conference next week.

British police commissioner urged to resign amid child abuse scandal

The police commissioner of South Yorkshire has been severely criticized and urged to resign by political leaders since an inquiry exposed shockingly child sexual abuses in Rotherham on Tuesday.

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

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