German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Just weeks ago, David Davis claimed the German industry would pressure Angela Merkel to hand Britain a good Brexit deal, but the German industry has rejected the idea and warns Britain “not to rely on its help”. The Independent reports … Continue reading German industry contradicts senior ministers who have repeatedly claimed they will help pressure a deal

Theresa May accused of double standards over terrorism funding

At the G20 summit, Theresa May claimed her priority is to disrupt terrorist groups from accessing finance, despite criticism over her own position on Saudi Arabia. It has emerged in the last couple of weeks that Theresa May is sitting … Continue reading Theresa May accused of double standards over terrorism funding

Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

An international poll found Theresa May as unpopular as Vladimir Putin in Germany, with the same approval rating of minus 45, according to YouGov. Only Donald Trump is more disliked than May and Putin in Germany. However, in the UK, … Continue reading Theresa May less popular in Britain than Macron and Merkel, and as unpopular as Putin in Germany

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

In light of Saudi Arabia’s military operation in Yemen, Jeremy Corbyn has repeated his call to the government to stop selling arms to the country “to show that we want a peace process in Yemen, not an invasion.” Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes

Tom Tugendhat, the Tory MP for Tonbridge, has warned that Boris Johnson’s jokes “risked muddying the image of the UK in the eyes of other countries.” He says humour can get lost in translation and says the country “can’t afford” … Continue reading Tory MP Tom Tugendhat says Boris Johnson should stop telling jokes

Saudi Arabia has ‘clear and growing’ link to UK extremism

The Henry Jackson Society have reported a “clear and growing link” between Islamist organisations in receipt of overseas funds, hate preachers and Jihadist groups promoting violence, according the BBC. Their report says a number of Gulf nations, as well as … Continue reading Saudi Arabia has ‘clear and growing’ link to UK extremism

Labour peer calls for an investigation into the deaths of Russian-linked individuals

Early in June, Buzzfeed released a lengthy report on an investigation into a number of deaths of Russian-linked people in Britain, suggesting the UK government could be hiding information involving “potential Kremlin-ordered assassinations”. “In all but one case, the police … Continue reading Labour peer calls for an investigation into the deaths of Russian-linked individuals

Legal proceedings against UK government for undisclosed “Third Direction”

According to Leak of Nations, Reprieve and Privacy International launched legal proceedings against the UK government yesterday for refusing to reveal the subject matter or contents of a Prime Ministerial order governing the activities of the British security services. It … Continue reading Legal proceedings against UK government for undisclosed “Third Direction”