‘Exercise the greatest caution’: UK PM warns public that Indian Covid variant could disrupt England’s route out of lockdown

Follow RT on England’s roadmap out of lockdown may be disrupted due to the potential threat posed by the Indian Covid-19 variant, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said, after cases of the virus strain more than doubled in a week. “I have to level with you that this new variant could pose a serious […]

Britain to ‘flex’ vaccine rollout to adapt to rapidly growing Indian Covid variant

Follow RT on The UK’s vaccines minister has said the country will be adapting its vaccination plan to tackle the increasing prevalence of the Indian variant, and additional doses have been sent to areas with higher levels of the strain. Speaking on Friday, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi told the BBC that health authorities would be […]

UK PM Johnson says he’s ‘anxious’ about Indian Covid-19 strain, won’t rule out local lockdowns as cases of variant jump

Follow RT on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wouldn’t rule out imposing local measures to tackle the spread of the Indian Covid-19 variant, after the number of cases detected more than doubled in the past week. “It is a variant of concern. We are anxious about it. It has been spreading,” Johnson told […]

Protesters force UK immigration officers to release 2 men detained in Scotland after crowd surrounds van (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland have been released from a police van to huge cheers from a 100-strong crowd who amassed around the vehicle to prevent the pair being taken away from their home in Glasgow. An hours-long standoff between activists and dozens of police had ensued in Kenmure […]

Former PM Cameron says he had ‘big economic investment’ in collapsed Greensill firm subject to watchdog inquiry

Follow RT on Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted he had shares in a now-collapsed financial firm that he secretly tried to support with cash from a government fund intended for companies hit by the effects of Covid-19. Giving evidence to the Treasury Committee on Thursday for the first time, Cameron denied he […]

‘Who are you?’ Scottish MP mocked for photo-shoot of his phone call to Israeli Embassy to de-escalate Hamas conflict

Follow RT on Alyn Smith may not be a big name on the world stage, but the Scottish MP has made waves after he called the Israeli Embassy, in an apparent bid to de-escalate the latest deadly conflict with Hamas, drawing ridicule in the process. On Wednesday, Smith, the Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for […]

American Republicans mocked by Brits for insinuating ‘Queen of England’ supports voter ID laws like they do

Follow RT on The Republican State Leadership Committee in the US has been ridiculed by Brits after insinuating that the “Queen of England” supports voter ID laws – thus making her an enemy of the Democrats. “The woke cancel culture mob continues to call voter ID racist. Now that the Queen of England will require […]

UK PM Johnson ‘apologises unreservedly’ for British Army’s killing of nine ‘entirely innocent’ Northern Irish people in Belfast

Follow RT on The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised on behalf of the government for the killings of nine Northern Irish people in 1971, after a judge ruled they were totally innocent and not paramilitaries, as previously claimed. In a statement, Downing Street said the PM described the findings about the killings, known […]

UK prime minister announces independent public inquiry into government’s handling of Covid pandemic

Follow RT on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that a “full, proper” independent public inquiry into the government’s handling of the Covid pandemic will be held in spring 2022. Speaking at Prime Minister’s Questions on May 12, Johnson stated that the UK government was “fully committed to learning the lessons at every stage […]

UK’s finance watchdog launches inquiry into Greensill collapse as ex-PM Cameron’s lobbying texts to keep firm afloat published

Follow RT on The UK’s financial regulator has announced the launch of a formal investigation into the collapse of Greensill Capital, the financial services company former Prime Minister David Cameron lobbied ministers to save. As the PM’s texts and emails were published by MPs on Tuesday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) informed Parliament’s Treasury Select […]

UK soldiers unjustifiably killed nine innocent Northern Irish people during 1971 ‘Troubles’ incident – inquiry

Follow RT on A judge-led inquiry has found that UK soldiers shot dead nine “entirely innocent” Northern Irish people, including a priest and mother, during a 1971 incident in the ‘Troubles’ that sparked a surge in violence. The inquest, looking into the deaths of 10 victims, was launched in November 2018 and led by Justice […]

‘It is apartheid’: Activists blast pharma firms in protest at AstraZeneca’s UK HQ over fairer access to Covid-19 jabs

Follow RT on Police have reportedly arrested protesters outside AstraZeneca’s UK office where activists demanded pharmaceutical firms waive Covid-19 vaccine patent rights, and called for jabs to be more equally distributed. The protests, led by Global Justice Now, began on Tuesday morning when two people chained themselves to the front doors of the Anglo-Swedish company’s […]