UK PM ‘misled parliament’ by briefing media re Covid-19 updates before MPs – Commons speaker

Follow RT on The speaker of the House of Commons has accused UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson of misleading Parliament over his decision to tell members of the media about changes to Covid-19 restrictions before MPs. On Monday, Johnson told a press conference that the final stage of England’s so-called ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown would […]

Johnson pushes England’s Covid lockdown exit back a month amid spread of Delta variant and rising ICU rates

Follow RT on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that England will not abandon all Covid-19 restrictions this month as had been planned, due to the threat of the Delta variant of the virus and rising hospital admissions. The lifting of the final stage of England’s so-called ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown will be delayed […]

Probe into infamous 1987 murder of British sleuth may reveal links to Murdoch media, ‘institutional police corruption’ – reports

Follow RT on A high-profile probe into the unsolved 1987 axe murder of a British private detective could reportedly link Rupert Murdoch’s media empire to “criminality” involved in the killing and expose a “culture of corruption” at the Met. On March 10, 1987, Daniel Morgan, 37, was discovered with an axe lodged in his head […]

‘She reminded me of my mother’: Biden praises Queen after Windsor visit, says monarch curious about Putin & Xi

Follow RT on Joe Biden said that Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II “reminded me of my mother,” after the pair met at Windsor Castle. Biden is the 13th US president to meet with the 95-year-old monarch. Biden and the Queen met at Windsor Castle on Sunday, after a weekend of talks between world leaders at the […]

‘Are France and Corsica different states too?’ UK Foreign Secretary Raab unloads on EU for ‘offensive’ view of Northern Ireland

Follow RT on UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has asked for “a bit of respect” for Northern Ireland during tough trade talks. British media claimed earlier that French President Emmanuel Macron hinted that the region was not part of the UK. The UK media cited government sources saying that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a […]

MP warns Brits ‘have to learn to live with Covid’ for ‘rest of time’ in statement opposing reopening delays

Follow RT on Covid Recovery Group chairman and MP Mark Harper opposes delays in the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, arguing Brits will “have to learn to live with” the virus now that the vulnerable are jabbed, or suffer constant lockdown. Harper took to Twitter after an article on Sunday in the Telegraph citing an unnamed […]

‘Still overvalued’: Pundits take shots at The Sun after Murdoch lists cash-hemorrhaging tabloid as worthless asset

Follow RT on Rupert Murdoch has written down the value of The Sun to zero, meaning that the British tabloid is now worth less than the paper it’s printed on – delighting critics of the controversial media mogul. In its latest accounts, News Group Newspapers, a subsidiary of Murdoch’s NewsCorp, lists The Sun and its […]

Wrong D-Day? British Army mocked after accidentally recreating porn meme with WWII veteran couch photo

Follow RT on The British Army faced a storm of mockery after posting a photo of one of the last living soldiers who participated in the 1944 Normandy landings, with the internet crowd finding it strikingly similar to a popular porn meme. The ill-fated picture emerged on Twitter earlier this week. The photo, taken in […]

UK health experts urge PM to delay lockdown easing after 8,125 new Covid-19 cases – highest rise since February

Follow RT on Health experts have pleaded with the government to delay the final stage of England’s lockdown exit plan, after 8,125 new cases were reported in the UK in the past 24 hours, marking the highest daily rise since February 26. There were a further 17 Covid deaths within 28 days of a positive […]

Covid-19 outbreak at UK hotel hosting German G7 delegation security & US media after 13 staff test positive – report

Follow RT on A hotel in England hosting security for Germany’s G7 delegates was shut down after 13 staff members tested positive for Covid, Sky News reported. The UK PM’s office said German leader Angela Merkel will still attend the event. The Pedn Olva Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall was reportedly being used by security […]

UK says it has reached £333mn fishing quota agreement with EU

Follow RT on The UK government has reached an agreement on fishing quotas for this year with the EU, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) said on Thursday. The annual negotiations for 2021 are the first the UK has participated in after it left the EU last year. Despite making up just […]

Report reveals 1 in 8 terror suspects in Britain last year were CHILDREN

Follow RT on Of the 168 terrorism suspects arrested in the UK last year, one in eight was a child. With school and socialization off the cards for much of the year, officials warned that kids were being “drawn towards terrorist activity.” A 14-year-old Islamist from Hampshire, a 17-year-old Neo-Nazi from Essex, and a 15-year-old […]