Scottish health minister hits back at BBC editor after VIDEO showing him fall off a scooter goes viral

Follow RT on Scotland’s health secretary wasn’t impressed when a BBC editor posted a video from the Scottish parliament, in which the already-injured SNP minister trips over the wheel of his scooter. It didn’t stop the clip from going viral. On Thursday afternoon, BBC journalist Glenn Campbell posted a video from the wood-clad halls of […]

Army could be brought in to aid Scotland’s stretched ambulance service following reports man died after 40-HOUR wait

Follow RT on The army could be called in to assist Scotland’s overstretched ambulance service, Nicola Sturgeon has said, following reports of severely long waits. In Glasgow, one man allegedly died after waiting 40 hours for medics to arrive. Speaking on Thursday, the first minister said that the “country’s ambulance service is working under acute […]

AUKUS nuclear submarine deal not a ‘betrayal,’ UK defence minister says, as French cut out of lucrative military contract

Follow RT on Britain’s defence minister has said he understands the disappointment of the French government and Naval Group at the loss of a major contract with Australia, but insisted it was not a ‘betrayal’ of Paris by the AUKUS partners. Speaking on Thursday, Ben Wallace said that the UK had no strategic differences with […]

British health officials say school ‘Covid teams’ can vaccinate 12-15yos WITHOUT parental consent, so long as child agrees

Follow RT on Medical staffers can legally vaccinate school kids aged 12-15 without the consent of their parents, as long as the child agrees to the procedure, the British government has told schools in new coronavirus guidelines. Unveiled on Wednesday, the new guidance from the UK’s Health Security Agency lays out rules and recommendations for […]

London’s High Court vows to ensure US sexual assault case papers are served on Prince Andrew

Follow RT on A UK court has promised to make sure papers related to a US sexual assault case are served on Prince Andrew. Earlier this week, the Duke of York skipped pretrial hearings as his legal team claimed he had been improperly served. London’s High Court took the paperwork issue in hand on Wednesday, […]

‘Let’s get on with the job’: Johnson finalises UK cabinet shuffle after weeks of speculation

Follow RT on Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reshuffled some of his top ministers, after weeks of speculation amid falling approval ratings for the Tory government following a decision to hike taxes and concerns about the spread of Covid. In a brief statement issued via Twitter after a series of ministerial changes were announced by Number […]

‘Just another distraction’: Some unconvinced by Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle following benefits cut

Follow RT on Junior ministers were among the first to go in Boris Johnson’s broad cabinet reshuffle, but some view the move as a distraction intended to divert attention from a decision to cut benefits that were raised during the pandemic. On Wednesday morning, the British prime minister reportedly set up office in the tearoom […]

Raab axed as foreign secretary, succeeded by Liz Truss: Johnson’s juggling continues with new cabinet appointments after firings

Follow RT on Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shaken up his cabinet, and after sacking a handful of ministers is now moving others to new jobs. Former Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and former Trade Secretary Liz Truss were the first moves. Johnson began culling his cabinet on Wednesday afternoon, letting go of Education Secretary Gavin […]

PM Johnson to reshuffle cabinet: Education Sec Williamson out, Foreign Sec Raab gets the axe

Follow RT on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to reshuffle his cabinet. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired, along with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. “The PM will today conduct a reshuffle to put in place a strong and united team to Build Back Better from the pandemic,” read a statement from Downing […]

Climate activists block M25 London orbital for SECOND TIME in three days

Follow RT on Environmental activists have blocked parts of the busy M25 motorway for the second time in three days, once again causing frustration among drivers and members of the British public stuck on the London orbital. On Wednesday, nearly 90 protesters from Insulate Britain blockaded the M25 motorway for the second time since Monday, […]

Boris Johnson becomes butt of Nicki Minaj’s joke after chief medical officer slams rapper’s ‘shameful’ vaccine-skeptical tweets

Follow RT on Rapper Nicki Minaj has hit back at Britain’s prime minister and chief medical officer in two tweets, including a bizarre audio clip in a British accent, after they claimed not to know her and dismissed her vaccine skepticism. On Tuesday evening, Trinidadian-born rapper Nicki Minaj put on a British accent and released […]

UK inflation sees highest increase on record after dramatic spike caused by heavily discounted eat-out incentive scheme

Follow RT on Inflation in the UK rose to 3.2% last month, up from 2% in July – a record-breaking spike – the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has found, with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme in August 2020 largely contributing to the rise. On Wednesday, the ONS released its data for inflation […]