Christians condemn London police for shutting down ‘unlawful’ Good Friday church service citing Covid & threatening arrest (VIDEO)

Follow RT on A video showing London police stopping a Good Friday service at a Catholic church and warning parishioners to go home or face arrest due to Covid restrictions has provoked outrage from worshippers both at home and abroad. The footage, which was filmed at the Christ the King Polish Roman Catholic Church, in […]

London has no plans to share Covid vaccines with Republic of Ireland, PM’s office says despite reports

Follow RT on Boris Johnson’s spokesman has dismissed rumours that the UK will share vaccines with the Republic of Ireland in an attempt to allow Northern Ireland to end its lockdown without the risk of importing infections from its neighbour. Speaking on Monday, the prime minister’s spokesman said London’s priority is the British public and […]

‘A fantastic milestone’: London sees no new Covid deaths for first time in half a year

Follow RT on No new coronavirus-related fatalities were recorded in London on Sunday, marking the first time in six months that the UK capital has not registered daily deaths attributed to the disease. According to Public Health England, on March 28 there were no patients in London who succumbed to the virus. Anyone who dies […]

London mayor savaged for plan to cut numbers of ‘white men’ in science and engineering

Follow RT on Mayor Sadiq Khan says he wants fewer white men working in science and engineering. His plan to “fix” the situation has sparked a furious backlash online. “There’s no good reason why 65% of people working in science and engineering should be white men,” Khan tweeted on Saturday, citing figures from the British […]

Police round up women mourning London kidnapping-murder victim in crackdown on VIGIL held despite Covid ban (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on A London vigil for murder victim Sarah Everard — held in defiance of a police order amid the Covid-19 pandemic – turned ugly after large numbers of officers arrived and tried to clear people from the area. Several organizers of Saturday’s vigil at Clapham Common were reportedly arrested, and footage from the […]

Met constable Wayne Couzens formally charged with kidnapping & murder of Sarah Everard

Follow RT on A London police constable has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard. Her case has drawn national attention, sparking debate about women’s safety after she went missing in south London. London Metropolitan Police constable Wayne Couzens, assigned to protect diplomatic premises, has been formally charged with the kidnapping and […]

Welsh first minister warns English not to holiday in Wales over Easter as Cardiff relaxes Covid-19 restrictions before London

Follow RT on Wales’ first minister has warned holiday lettings companies not to accept bookings from people in England over the Easter break as Cardiff makes early moves to ease the national lockdown. Speaking on Friday, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford said the reopening of self-contained holiday accommodation in the country from March 27 must […]

Men-only CURFEW should be imposed after murder of London woman, Green party baroness suggests, prompting mockery online

Follow RT on A Green Party politician has been labelled ‘deranged’ after she called for a 6pm curfew on men following the tragic murder of a London woman, with some urging the party to instead focus on the broadly popular green agenda. On Wednesday evening, Baroness Jenny Jones threatened to bring an amendment “to the […]

London promises students won’t miss out on an education if they refuse to wear a mask as schools reopen after Covid closures

Follow RT on The British schools minister has vowed that students returning to school on Monday in England will not be turned away if they refuse to wear a mask, as unions warn schools could close again if teachers don’t feel Covid-secure. Schools minister Vicky Ford told Sky News on Monday that the wearing of […]

London warns Italy export ban on Covid-19 vaccine to Australia ‘endangers global efforts to fight virus’

Follow RT on London has warned Brussels that export bans on Covid-19 doses to non-EU countries threaten the global jab rollout, after Italy stopped a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine reaching Australia. “We are all dependent on global supply chains, putting in place restrictions endangers global efforts to fight the virus,” Reuters quotes UK Prime Minister […]

Member of London mayor’s ‘statue toppling’ diversity commission resigns amid accusations of racism and anti-Semitism

Follow RT on A member of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s controversial ‘statue diversity’ commission has resigned, following heavy criticism of his past comments as ‘racist’ and complaints over anti-Semitic remarks in his blog posts. “Toyin Agbetu has today resigned from the Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm and the Mayor believes this is the […]

£10,000 fine for a party: London barber shop celebration ends in police raid (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Over 20 people are facing fines after London police raided an illegal pandemic party being held at a barber’s shop in west Croydon, with the organizer expected to pay thousands of pounds. Metropolitan Police posted bodycam footage of the raid, which took place early on Saturday, showing dozens of partygoers mingling without […]

London takes aim at Sturgeon after Scottish leader says EU flag must be flown on government buildings, not Union flag

Follow RT on The British foreign minister has slammed Nicola Sturgeon after the Scottish leader elected to take down the Union flag on all days of the year apart from Remembrance Sunday but leave the EU flag flying. “She’s really not good at listening to people when they make their voices known at referenda” James […]

Eco warriors dig secret underground tunnel network in London park to stop high-speed railway development (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Over a dozen environmental activists from the HS2 Rebellion group have built and occupied a tunnel network under Euston Square Gardens in London in a bid to halt a proposed high-speed rail development. The eco warriors claim the green space outside the busy Euston terminus, will be sold off and turned into […]

‘Who doesn’t live here?’ London police swoop on BABY SHOWER for violating Covid-19 restrictions (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Not so long ago, police descending upon a baby shower would’ve made a great idea for a grotesque comedy sketch, but this is reality in Britain during the pandemic and it doesn’t seem funny at all. A celebration of new life, attended by more than 20 people at a home in East […]

London to ‘look at’ easing some Covid-19 restrictions in mid-February, Boris Johnson says

Follow RT on British PM Boris Johnson has promised to “look at” easing some existing coronavirus restrictions by mid-February, upon reviewing the vaccination rates and reassessing the Covid-19 crisis. The prime minister spoke to reporters on Monday as he visited a coronavirus vaccination site in north London. Johnson signalled that the relaxation of restrictions might […]

London is burning? VIDEO presumed to show smoke rising over Houses of Parliament, firefighters tell media the alarm is false

Follow RT on Video footage appeared to show smoke or steam rising from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, as an alarm rang out in the background. However, firefighters reportedly declared the alarm false. The footage, posted to Twitter on Sunday, shows thick white smoke or steam seemingly rising from London’s Houses of Parliament. Some […]

NHS National Medical Director warns falling Covid-19 infections won’t reduce ‘severe pressure’ on hospitals for several weeks

Follow RT on The NHS National Medical Director has warned that it will take several weeks for the pressure on the country’s healthcare service to be reduced, despite falling Covid-19 infections, as the UK remains in lockdown. Professor Stephen Powis told Sky News that, while the national lockdown has helped to flatten Covid-19 infection rates, […]

‘Every 30 seconds’ new Covid-19 patient admitted to hospital in England – NHS chief

Follow RT on Hospitals are filling up with new Covid-19 patients every day by “lunchtime” as people are infected with the virus at a staggering rate, the Chief Executive of NHS England Simon Stevens has said. “Staggeringly, every 30 seconds across England another patient is being admitted to hospital with coronavirus,” Stevens told The Andrew […]

London mayor ‘hugely concerned’ capital isn’t getting its ‘fair share’ of Covid-19 vaccines

Follow RT on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has expressed his concern that the capital is not getting enough coronavirus vaccines, as the city’s healthcare system battles against soaring Covid-19 hospitalisations. The NHS has rejected the claim. In a tweet on Thursday, Khan said the city had only received a tenth of the vaccines delivered […]

London hits ‘heartbreaking’ milestone, as Covid-19 death toll exceeds 10,000

Follow RT on A total of 10,122 people in London have died within 28 days of a positive Covid test, according to new data from Public Health England. London Mayor Sadiq Khan described the news as “heartbreaking” and urged people to stay home. “They are not numbers or a statistic. Every one of these lives […]

London re-opens Nightingale field hospital as number of Covid-19 patients in capital doubles since Christmas

Follow RT on The Nightingale hospital in London has been reopened in an urgent bid to ease patient pressure on the capital’s health system amid rising Covid-19 cases. However, the capital’s health chief has warned the move may not be enough. The number of people hospitalised with Covid in London is nearly at 8,000 – […]

PM’s bike ride was ‘not against the law,’ London police chief says, after report of Johnson’s ‘leisurely’ cycle at Olympic Park

Follow RT on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not violate Covid-19 rules by cycling seven miles from 10 Downing Street, London’s police chief has said. The PM was accused of hypocrisy when the trip was reported by the media. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told BBC Radio 4’s Today show that the PM’s trip […]

‘It’s preposterous that anyone is unaware of our duty’: London police chief vows to step up enforcement of Covid-19 rules

Follow RT on The head of London’s police force vows officers will act “much more quickly” against people who fail to comply with the recent Covid-19 restrictions. “Sadly, a small minority of people continue to flagrantly ignore the rules – for example, by holding house parties, meeting in basements to gamble, or breaking into railway […]

United Ireland ‘within 25 years’ thanks to ‘disaster’ Brexit, UK’s former Home Secretary predicts

Follow RT on The “disaster” Brexit deal has played into the hands of those wishing for the “destruction” of the UK, former cabinet minister David Blunkett has said, predicting that a united Ireland might emerge within the next 25 years.  The situation created by Brexit that now “effectively continues” the European single market in Northern […]

‘Virus out of control’: London mayor declares ‘major incident’ over rapid Covid-19 spread

Follow RT on A “major incident” has been declared in the UK capital over a surge in coronavirus numbers. Announcing the move, Mayor Sadiq Khan described the situation as “critical,” admitting the viral spread “was out of control”. London is at serious risk of seeing its healthcare system completely overwhelmed by the flow of coronavirus […]

London to run out of hospital beds in TWO WEEKS, health chief warns as Covid-19 overwhelms capital – reports

Follow RT on NHS England’s London Medical Director Dr. Vin Diwakar has warned senior doctors that the UK capital could run out of hospital beds within two weeks under even the best case Covid-19 scenario, according to media reports. In an official briefing delivered via Zoom to medical directors of London’s NHS trusts, Diwakar reportedly […]

Labour leader Starmer calls for legislation to outlaw anti-vax campaigners, warns misinformation will ‘cost lives’

Follow RT on UK opposition leader Keir Starmer has said he is willing to work with the government to bring in new legislation that would ban anti-vax campaigns as the country ramps up inoculations to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. “We have to deal with the anti-vax campaigns because they will cost lives,” Starmer said on […]

Scottish MP Margaret Ferrier arrested and charged for making 400-mile train journey AFTER testing positive for Covid-19

Follow RT on Scottish police have arrested former Scottish National Party MP Margaret Ferrier and charged her with reckless conduct, after the politician took a train 400 miles home from London despite testing positive for Covid-19. Ferrier admitted in October that she’d journeyed from Scotland to Westminster, London in September while feeling ill. After arriving […]

London police hassle old woman for feeding birds, tell her to ‘DISPERSE’ because of Covid-19 restrictions

Follow RT on Feed the birds, tuppence a bag? Not in the new UK coronavirus lockdown. A video circulating on social media shows an elderly woman, who was feeding bread to pigeons, being told by London police to ‘disperse.’ The video, which was posted on YouTube late Sunday, shows an old woman with a pushcart […]