Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to CRIMINALIZE failure to wear masks on London Tube

Follow RT on London authorities are lobbying the UK government to make mask wearing on the Tube required by law again, Mayor Sadiq Khan revealed, arguing that only mandatory masking will make people feel safe on public transportation again. Mayor Khan is pushing for compulsory mask wearing on the Underground, seeking to make it into […]

Military drills stopped due to migrant landings after Britain registers record number of channel crossings

Follow RT on The British military was forced to suspend artillery drills at a Kent facility after people landed on a beach amid a record movement of migrants from mainland Europe to the UK. The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed that firing exercises were halted after a migrant boat landed on a beach near its […]

Britain’s youngsters, excited for Covid shots, tell anti-vaxxers to leave them alone after govt offers vaccines to minors

Follow RT on Many of Britain’s youngsters have shot down anti-vaxxers, sharing their readiness to get inoculated against Covid-19 after the government backed shots for teens and vaccine sceptics started the hashtag ‘leaveourkidsalone’. On Wednesday, the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommended that Covid-19 vaccines should be open to 16 to 17-year-olds. […]

UK to extend Covid jab rollout to 16-to-17 year olds, vaccine advisory group says

Follow RT on The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that all 16 and 17 year olds be included in the country’s vaccine rollout, with adolescents soon to be offered their first dose of Pfizer’s jab. The move to inoculate healthy teenagers aged 16 and 17 was announced by the JCVI […]

‘Get vaccinated’: Jeremy Clarkson disappoints anti-vaxxers after anti-lockdown rant & labeling SAGE ‘communists’

Follow RT on Outspoken TV-star-turned-farmer Jeremy Clarkson has disappointed many vaccine sceptics after his rant against the government’s lockdown experts was seemingly misinterpreted by some. In a tweet on Tuesday, Jeremy Clarkson put people out of their misery sharing his opinions on Covid-19 and the vaccine, although it’s not what everyone would have expected following […]

British study shows children unlikely to contract severe Covid as UK reportedly set to begin vaccinating teens

Follow RT on A new study has found that prolonged illness from Covid among minors is uncommon, reaffirming data showing that the virus is rarely deadly for children. The findings come as the UK prepares to start giving teens the shot. The research, conducted by King’s College London scientists, revealed that children aged between 5 […]

Former UK defence official behind classified dossier bus stop leak was tipped to become NATO ambassador – reports

Follow RT on Media sources have identified the senior UK official who mislaid classified defence papers – detailing sensitive Crimean coast operations – as Angus Lapsley. He was apparently being groomed as the country’s next envoy to NATO. The former Ministry of Defence (MoD) director general’s blunder led to a 50-page dossier being found in […]

‘Just more virtue signalling’: Barbie creates doll in likeness of British Covid vaccine developer, but not everyone is convinced

Follow RT on The creators of Barbie have announced that they’re making a doll in the image of coronavirus vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert as part of their ‘role model’ range, but while many love the idea, others think it’s a step too far. On Wednesday, it was reported that toy maker Mattel would be launching […]

Debate rages as Labour MP David Lammy questions why ‘Black English’ is not a census option

Follow RT on A black Labour MP has reignited debate on race identity in the UK, complaining that the 2021 census did not give him or his family the ability to correctly define their ethnic group, asking why he couldn’t be “black English.” On Monday, MP David Lammy told Radio Times that he was upset […]

‘Parallel pandemic’: England has experienced record-high drug deaths during COVID-19, charities warn

Follow RT on England and Wales suffered a record high number of drug deaths in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic, following in the footsteps of Scotland and the United States, which experienced a similar rise. There were 4,561 deaths from drug poisoning last year – up 3.8% from 2019 and the highest number since records […]

Conflict of interest inquiry probes UK MPs sitting on informal parliamentary groups while paid by industry

Follow RT on British MPs who sit on influential parliamentary groups while holding plum industry jobs are the subject of a conflict of interest inquiry by the House of Commons Standards Committee, which is probing backdoor lobbying. The inquiry is the first formal investigation since 2013 into concerns that the informal all-party parliamentary groups (APPG) […]

UK authorities released Streatham terrorist days before 2020 knife attack despite concerns over ‘extremist views’, inquest hears

Follow RT on Sudesh Amman, the knife-wielding attacker who stabbed two people on Streatham High Road last year, was released from prison days before the assault, despite officials raising concerns about his “extremist views.” The 20-year-old was killed after wounding a man and a woman in South London on February 2, 2020 – days after […]