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Praising Putin, UK Chief of Defence Staff Exposes NATO is ‘In Short, a Racket’

On 29 September, General Nick Carter, chief of UK Defence Staff made an incendiary speech to the Cliveden Literary Festival. A number of his comments sparked widespread outcry – not least his suggestion the distinction between conflict and peace no longer existed, and Britain was effectively “at war”.

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No longer ‘glorious’? UK govt ‘bans’ fracking in England, admitting modern tech can’t predict earthquake threat & impact

As Prime Minister Boris Johnson gears up for a snap election, his government made a surprise U-turn on shale gas extraction, citing public concerns and technological limits on predicting the impact of fracking on the environment.

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Boris Johnson’s ‘moral hazard’: No money to save Thomas Cook, but plenty for war with Iran (if it comes)

The UK government has ruled out a peaceful intervention to save historic travel agent Thomas Cook, and 9,000 jobs, but has declined to rule out (a far more expensive) military intervention in the Gulf.

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VIDEO of Prince Andrew staying in Epstein’s sex mansion forces palace into damage control

A video showing the Duke of York waving off a young woman from inside financier Jeffery Epstein’s New York mansion has reignited speculation online, sending Buckingham Palace into full-on damage-control mode.

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British Detention of Iranian Oil Tanker Reeks of ‘Colonial Times’, Top Cleric Says

UK authorities in Gibraltar seized Iran’s Grace 1 oil tanker and detained some members of its crew on 4 July over suspicions that it was circumventing EU sanctions against Syria. Tehran denies these allegations and has slammed London for endangering freedom of navigation.

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BoJo’s cabinet is a free market Taliban unleashed

Just one day into his premiership and it’s already clear that Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson means business. The question is: what kind? There’s wielding the knife and there’s wielding the knife, and Johnson, with his merciless cull of Theresa May’s deadwood from his new cabinet, has moved with the alacrity of the leader […]

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Five Eyes Out of Focus: Scholar on Why UK Defying US Warning, Embracing Huawei

The UK has approved the use of Huawei products in defiance of American threats to halt intelligence cooperation and the Five Eye’s concerns. Speaking to Sputnik, Chinese academic Zhu Feng has explained London’s rationale and cast doubt on Washington’s apparent plan to ban Huawei worldwide.

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UK MPs Warn Threat of Nuclear War ‘Now Greater Than it has Been Since Cold War’

A British parliamentary survey has specifically claimed that the breakdown of diplomatic collaboration between countries and development of new technologies significantly add to the risk of a nuclear strike.

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‘Ashamed to be an Englishman’: Roger Waters slams UK as accomplice of US Empire in Assange saga

Assange is a thorn in the side of the US elites which explains the effort they made to capture him, ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters told RT, adding that it’s appalling the UK has become an accomplice “of the American Empire.”

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Hey UK! It’s not just Venezuela, what happened to Australia’s gold?

Geopolitical and trade tensions along with US sanctions have shaken trust in the US dollar over recent years. As a result, a number of global central banks have been boosting their national reserves of gold bullion.

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3rd time no charm: MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement

British MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement despite its separation from the rest of the deal. It’s the third humiliating defeat for the prime minister on what was supposed to be the day Britain left the EU.

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Good Luck Dear Friends! Europeans React to No-Deal, Extension Votes in London

Following the defeat of the UK government over its Brexit deal on Tuesday and ahead of the decision on a no-deal exit on Wednesday, the EU27 hold a unanimous view, according to the Austrian Chancellor.

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‘Syria is awash with illegality’: UK hid SAS involvement in Syria to avoid being ‘allied to US’

The UK doesn’t want to be seen deploying special forces with the likes of the US, an ex-UN chief told RT, suggesting Syria is awash with “illegality,” after the British MoD admitted its personnel are active in the war-torn nation.

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Top HRW official accuses Israel of meddling in UK, gets called ‘anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Middle East Director Sarah Leah Whitson is under fire from Jewish organizations after claiming Israel is meddling in UK domestic politics by whipping up a “manufactured” anti-Semitism crisis.

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Refusal to hand over Venezuelan gold means end of Britain as a financial center – Prof. Wolff

The freezing of Venezuelan gold by the Bank of England is a signal to all countries out of step with US interests to withdraw their money, according to economist and co-founder of Democracy at Work, Professor Richard Wolff.

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