Tube drivers’ strike causes disruption in London on Black Friday

Follow RT on Five London Underground lines across the UK capital have been affected by a train drivers’ strike on Black Friday, with more disruption expected over the weekend. One of the unions participating in the walkout, the Rail Maritime and Transport Union (RMT), explained on Thursday that the strike had been sparked by the […]

Julian Assange’s supporters hold rally outside London court as US launches extradition appeal (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered outside the High Court in London, urging the incarcerated WikiLeaks co-founder’s release, as the US launched a new legal push to have the journalist extradited to try him for espionage. Assange, who has been held in the maximum-security Belmarsh prison since 2019, was ruled ineligible for […]

Woke academics tell top London uni to bin statue of anthropologist & slavery abolitionist because he ‘might now be called racist’

Follow RT on Academics have recommended Imperial College rename several buildings and lecture rooms bearing the names of influential figures, as well as remove a number of statues, in order to build a “fully inclusive organisation.” In a final report published on Tuesday, 21 academics from the Imperial History Group – a body formed in […]

WATCH Animal Rebellion activists scale government building in London demanding UK ‘defund meat’

Follow RT on Four eco-protesters scaled the facade of Britain’s Defra offices, claiming they’d remain in mid-air until Prime Minister Boris Johnson ended subsidies on meat and dairy agriculture and supported a plant-based transition instead. The four campaigners, wearing hard hats and high-visibility vests, secured themselves to the outside of the Department for Environment, Food […]

Eco-activists Insulate Britain at it again, as they blockade major London streets after 10-day pause in protests (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Insulate Britain has resumed its protest after a 10-day hiatus, with its environmental activists blockading major roads in London to demand that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government insulate the country’s homes. A total of 61 members of Insulate Britain made their return on Monday by obstructing busy streets in the […]

Assange supporters rally in London, as US prepares new extradition attempt

Follow RT on Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered in London to demand freedom for the jailed WikiLeaks founder. Meanwhile, the US is preparing a fresh legal fight to extradite Assange and try him for espionage. Crowds of Assange supporters marched to the High Court in London on Saturday, demanding that the US government drop […]

Give our tax BACK, citizens say as London mayor launches funding scheme for renaming streets in the name of diversity

Follow RT on The mayor of London has unveiled his latest scheme aimed at making the capital more diverse. A £1 million fund will grant community-led organizations up to £25,000 to improve their public places, including changing street names. In a press release on Thursday, the office of Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, announced […]

London music hall bought by megachurch engulfed in child sex abuse scandal after locals oppose plan to use it as Islamic centre

Follow RT on The historic Golders Green Hippodrome has been bought by the controversial Hillsong megachurch — whose founder has been charged with concealing child sex abuse — after locals protested plans to use it as a Shia Islamic centre. Jewish News reported on Wednesday that Hillsong purchased the Hippodrome for an unreported sum from […]

UK partners with billionaire Bill Gates to deploy £400mn green investment package London can’t afford on its own

Follow RT on Boris Johnson has announced a pricey tech partnership with Bill Gates, saying the pairing will set off a “green industrial revolution” capable of meeting Britain’s climate commitments and covering costs London couldn’t pay itself. “We will only achieve our ambitious climate goals if we rapidly scale up new technologies in areas like […]

London to restart Night Tube after 139,000 demand it to help keep women safe in wake of Sarah Everard murder

Follow RT on London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that the Night Tube will resume on November 27 after 139,000 called for its return to provide women with a safe mode of transport following the murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa. The service was initially suspended on March 20, 2020 as the Covid pandemic […]

‘Vulnerable people would fall for it’: Viral video shows armed men dressed as police trying to enter London woman’s home

Follow RT on Two men dressed as police officers, armed with batons and handcuffs, allegedly tried to enter a woman’s home in London’s Tower Hamlets this week, before they were chased out of the area. The targeted woman filmed the two men – who wore police caps, purple disposable gloves, and white sneakers – at […]

London train comes off tracks after CRASHING through buffers, injuring 2 and forcing station’s evacuation (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Follow RT on A London Overground train crashed during rush hour on Tuesday morning, smashing through the buffers and coming off the tracks. The train came to a halt inches from the station building. Two people were injured. The accident, which happened at around 8:20am local time on Tuesday, left the driver needing treatment for […]

London police to take ‘no further action’ on sex abuse allegations against Prince Andrew after review

Follow RT on Police in the UK have dropped an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Prince Andrew, telling the British media that they decided not to proceed after studying a civil case filed by accuser Virginia Giuffre. London’s Metropolitan Police announced that it had concluded its third review of the sexual abuse case […]

Slavery-linked statues to remain after City of London councillors vote for ‘retain & explain’ in U-turn after BLM outcry

Follow RT on London city councillors have voted to retain two slavery-linked statues with the caveat that their connections to the transatlantic trade are listed on informative plaques. On Thursday, Square Mile financial district councillors voted in favour of retaining and explaining the two slavery-linked statues which had previously been recommended for removal.  Councillors agreed […]

‘Crossed the line’: Climate activists have gone too far by blocking key London roads, British policing minister says

Follow RT on Environmental protesters who caused serious disruptions to major routes into London have “crossed the line” of exercising their right to protest by wreaking havoc on the capital’s key roads, Britain’s policing minister has said. Speaking to Sky News on Tuesday, Kit Malthouse condemned the actions of protesters from environmental group Insulate Britain, […]

Motorists rage as eco-warriors block London arteries after govt granted injunction banning obstruction of motorways and A-roads

Follow RT on Eco-activists have blocked important roads around London, impeding motorists and infuriating British commuters demanding action on home insulation, after the government was granted a fresh injunction to prevent demonstrations. On Monday, protesters from Insulate Britain, an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion who have been intermittently blocking London’s orbital motorway, the M25, in recent […]

UK Army drivers begin to deliver fuel to petrol stations in London amid shortages

Follow RT on The UK government has deployed troops to help petrol stations cope with the shortages of fuel sparked by not having enough tanker drivers available for the job. The troops have been on standby since last week as part of Operation Escalin, a contingency plan to supply fuel across the country in case […]

UK Met Police upgrades ‘massively invasive’ face recognition tech net over London, but data watchdog warns of ‘public trust’ cost

Follow RT on Scotland Yard is set to expand its controversial facial recognition surveillance dragnet across London in a £3 million deal that allows the UK’s largest police force to track suspects using older images from CCTV and social media. Last month, the Mayor of London’s office quietly signed off on the purchase of ‘Retrospective […]

Police arrest 23 eco-activists for blocking busy road around London after protests sparked anger among drivers & online (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on UK police arrested 23 activists from environmental group Insulate Britain who have been blocking a major motorway encircling the capital. The protests led to fierce arguments with drivers and triggered hate online. For the fifth time in over a week, the activists – in orange safety vests – sat on the pavement […]

4 men from Blackburn charged for anti-Semitic abuse in London during Israel-Gaza conflict

Follow RT on British authorities have charged four men for allegedly driving around London – hundreds of miles from their homes in Lancashire – while shouting anti-Semitic abuse from cars adorned with Palestinian flags. On Monday it was reported that four men from Blackburn, Lancashire had been charged via postal requisition last week and would […]

‘World leaders in green energy my backside’: Britain fires up two coal power stations as wind speeds drop, drawing ire

Follow RT on Energy firm EDF was forced to turn on two coal power stations on Monday, ending the UK’s latest coal-free period, as the National Grid experienced a shortage of power due to low wind speeds across the country. On Monday, the National Grid turned to coal to power the nation’s homes as wind […]

CHAOS at London’s Heathrow Airport as passengers forced to wait for 5 hours in packed queues despite Covid-19 risk (PHOTOS)

Follow RT on London’s Heathrow Airport suffered huge queues and a dangerous lack of social distancing this week, despite the ongoing threat of Covid-19, due to a Border Force staff shortage which kept travellers waiting for five hours. Travellers at Heathrow Airport have repeatedly experienced such conditions since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, as […]

Anti-vax protesters storm UK drug regulator’s London office in protest over planned Covid jab for children

Follow RT on Protesters have stormed the headquarters of the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency in London’s Canary Wharf and clashed with police amid a demonstration against plans to roll out Covid vaccines for children. London’s Metropolitan Police force confirmed that a group of protesters attempted to breach the building that serves as […]

Afghans who worked with British govt will get PERMANENT residence in UK, but hundreds still left behind

Follow RT on Afghans who worked for British troops will be entitled to “indefinite” leave to stay and a right to apply for UK citizenship in the future, London has said, as hundreds of those eligible for evacuation remain in Afghanistan. Dubbed ‘Operation Warm Welcome,’ the British government unveiled on Wednesday what it called a […]

Police descend on London’s iconic Tower Bridge after XR activists block landmark (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Extinction Rebellion protesters descended on London’s Tower Bridge on Monday, blocking the iconic route to demand that the British government comes clean about its fossil fuel investments and responds urgently to global warming. Activists from the climate action group blocked traffic on the famous London landmark, using a van and a caravan […]

‘Looks like thousands!’ WATCH Protesters clog London in march against vaccine passports

Follow RT on Protesters have packed into central London in a demonstration against the government’s ongoing plans to introduce so-called vaccine passports. Though largely ignored by the media, “thousands” of people reportedly took part. The protest march kicked off at Hyde Park on Saturday afternoon and set off across Vauxhall Bridge and toward Clapham Common. […]

Arrests made as Animal Rebellion activists ‘vandalise’ iconic Victoria Memorial fountain outside London’s Buckingham Palace

Follow RT on Several people have been arrested after Animal Rebellion activists dashed red paint on a monument to Queen Victoria outside London’s Buckingham Palace to protest crown estates “contributing to the death of animals.” On Thursday, Animal Rebellion activists covered the fountains of the Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace with red dye to symbolise […]

London police tell people to throw out food after man allegedly INJECTS something into products at 3 supermarkets

Follow RT on Three supermarkets in west London were shut down on Wednesday evening after police arrested a man who is believed to have contaminated products with an unknown substance. The incident happened on Fulham Palace Road at the local branches of Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose. Police and the Hammersmith and Fulham Council advised residents […]

WATCH 50+ arrests made after Extinction Rebellion protest shuts down London street

Follow RT on Dozens of environmental activists with Extinction Rebellion were arrested after taking to the streets of London for a major protest, chaining themselves to objects – and each other – to shut down a busy junction in the city. The environmentalist group gathered near London’s Trafalgar Square on Monday, where protesters attempted to […]

Anti-vaxx protesters in London target Google, accuse tech firm of censorship (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Anti-vaccine protesters in London have descended on the offices of tech giant Google, as their citywide campaign against the media continues. The protesters accuse Google and its ilk of silencing Covid-related dissent. A crowd of protesters pressed up against the doors of Google’s office at London’s King’s Cross on Monday. The demonstrators […]