‘Free Assange’: Corbyn joins protesters demanding release of Assange as US extradition appeal reaches London’s High Court

Follow RT on Protesters, including former opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, have demanded the release of Julian Assange outside London’s High Court as a preliminary hearing concerning a US appeal to extradite the WikiLeaks co-founder begins. Scores gathered outside the Royal Courts of Justice in central London on Wednesday morning as a legal challenge made by […]

‘Save our lives, UK’: Abandoned Afghan interpreters plead with London as Taliban offensive rolls on

Follow RT on The UK has extracted some 3,000 people it employed in Afghanistan, but the relocation program has come under fire as the situation deteriorates. Hundreds are set to have been left behind at the mercy of Islamist militants. Two Afghan interpreters, who served British troops during their years-long stay in the war-torn country, […]

Estate agent confesses to assaulting England’s chief medical officer in London’s St James’s Park

Follow RT on Lewis Hughes, an estate agent from Essex, pleaded guilty on Friday at Westminster Magistrates Court to assaulting England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, in London’s St James Park on June 27. The case was sparked after video footage circulated on social media showing two men, one of whom was Hughes, grabbing […]

Hundreds of children sexually abused over several decades in London council’s care on a scale ‘hard to comprehend’ – inquiry

Follow RT on The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has found that more than 700 children in the care of London’s Lambeth Council were abused for several decades as part of a “toxic power game.” In a Tuesday report, the inquiry alleged that children in the care of Lambeth Council “were subjected to levels […]

London hit with FLASH FLOODS as torrential rain turns roads into rivers in UK capital (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Londoners have seen streets flooded by torrential streams and a tube station being submerged under water as a heatwave in the UK capital was replaced by heavy rains. Some people even had to abandon cars stranded in flooded roads. Earlier this week, the British capital saw some of the hottest days of […]

Freedom Rally: Thousands protest Covid passports in London… as anti-vax speaker threatens doctors with ‘Nuremberg trials’

Follow RT on Anti-lockdown and anti-vaccination activists rallied in multiple British cities against the vaccine passport initiative. In London, one of the speakers triggered a major controversy by likening NHS staff to Nazi doctors. Thousands of people gathered at Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday for the ‘Freedom Rally’, to protest the restrictive measures introduced […]

Gay rights activist Tatchell leads ‘Reclaim Pride’ march in London to protest ‘too corporate’ Pride events

Follow RT on A ‘Reclaim Pride march – led by British politician and LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell – took place in London on Saturday to support gay rights in Africa and protest larger Pride events, which he says are more “corporate.” The march went from Parliament Square to Downing Street and to the Uganda […]

‘Only in UK’: Shocking clips show ‘prankster’ in SPIDER-MAN costume assault female staff, shoppers in London supermarket (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Bizarre footage from London showed a man dressed as Spider-Man kicking and punching a female worker in an Asda supermarket. Police arrested five people after the brawl, as reports pointed to a group of violent “pranksters.” The video, apparently filmed on Thursday night, shows a man wearing a Spider-Man outfit bursting through […]

‘Unity Is Freedom’: Anti-lockdown protesters rally in London as Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on Anti-lockdown and anti-vaccination activists rallied in London on Monday, despite nearly all coronavirus-related restrictions having been lifted the very same day. Thousands gathered outside the Palace of Westminster, the seat of the country’s parliament, carrying signs reading “Unity Is Freedom” and “It’s Not a Pandemic, It’s an IQ Test.” Protesters chanted, “Shame […]

Revellers line up at London clubs to celebrate #FreedomDay as England lifts most Covid-19 restrictions at midnight

Follow RT on Partygoers all across England flocked to newly reopened nightclubs to mark what has become known as “Freedom Day,” as the bulk of Covid-19 restrictions were lifted at the stroke of midnight. Footage shared on social media showed long queues forming outside London’s nightclub venues on Sunday ahead of the much-anticipated reopening at […]

London borough apologises for having actor in bare-bottomed monkey costume with mock genitalia encourage kids to read more books

Follow RT on Officials in London’s Redbridge borough were left red-faced after a library event designed to promote reading among kids featured a monkey character in a costume that included dangling fake genitalia and exposed buttocks. The costume and the actor wearing it came from Mandinga Arts, a troupe of street performers based in Clapham […]

Police charge 15-yo boy with murder of 15-yo Tamim Ian Habimana amid spate of teenage stabbings in London

Follow RT on The Metropolitan Police have arrested two teenagers and charged one of them with the murder of Tamim Ian Habimana. The 15-year-old was stabbed to death on Monday evening in southern London. The suspect, identified as ‘A’, and a 14-year-old boy, ‘B’, were arrested in connection with the murder on Friday. Both remain […]

London cop Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murdering Sarah Everard, will be sentenced on September 29

Follow RT on London police officer Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to killing Sarah Everard in March. He faces life in prison and will be sentenced in late September. Couzens admitted to murdering Everard in a London court on Friday, Carolyn Oakley of the Crown Prosecution Service has said. He pleaded guilty to kidnapping and […]

London man charged with assault after viral video showed him harassing UK Covid official Chris Whitty

Follow RT on 23-year-old Lewis Hughes has been charged with assault and is scheduled to appear in court later this month after a viral video showed him and a friend harassing England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty. The east London man is set to appear in court on July 30th after being charged on Thursday evening […]

More people sleeping rough in London despite govt spending millions to house homeless during pandemic

Follow RT on Rough sleeping has risen in London over the past year, new figures show, despite the government promising to house everyone during the pandemic, and allocating over £700 million to support current and potential rough sleepers. Data released by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) shows that 11,018 people were seen rough […]

WATCH: Major BLAZE breaks out close to London’s Elephant and Castle rail station

Follow RT on A huge fire broke out in commercial units close to the London Underground station of Elephant and Castle in the UK capital on Monday. The station was evacuated as firefighters tackle the blaze. Thick plumes of black smoke could be seen billowing from the transport hub on Monday in footage of the incident […]

HUGE anti-lockdown protest hits London, as city braces for weekend of demonstrations (VIDEO)

Follow RT on Thousands of protesters are marching through London demanding an end to lockdown restrictions. The weekend will be a busy one for the city’s police, with climate change and anti-austerity protests also taking place. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent decision to push back the UK’s reopening until later next month was an unpopular […]

UK must apply Northern Ireland Brexit protocol, EU says after London formally requests ‘sausage ban’ suspension

Follow RT on The UK must stick to its commitments on Northern Ireland border arrangements after Brexit, the EU Commission has said after London sent Brussels a formal request to suspend an upcoming so-called ‘sausage ban’. On Thursday, the UK’s Brexit minister David Frost formally asked the EU for a three-month extension to a grace […]

Police charge man over mob’s chase of BBC journalist through London at anti-lockdown demo

Follow RT on One man has been charged after a BBC journalist was chased through central London during a protest against the government prolonging England’s Covid-19 restrictions, the Metropolitan Police has said. Martin Hockridge, 57, from Harpenden, north of London has been charged under the Public Order Act, the Met said in a statement on […]

London urges Brussels to be ‘reasonable’ over Northern Ireland, says the protocol was drafted to be flexible

Follow RT on The UK minister for international trade has called on Brussels to take a more “pragmatic” stance on the protocol agreement on post-Brexit Northern Ireland, claiming compromise is needed to restore normality in the region. Speaking to Sky News on Wednesday, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss demanded action from Brussels over the controversial […]

Met Police question man, ‘actively seek’ another after anti-lockdown protesters chase BBC journalist through London

Follow RT on London’s Metropolitan Police have questioned one man and are hunting a second after BBC Newsnight’s political editor Nicholas Watt was chased through the streets of the UK capital during a protest against Covid-19 restrictions. Officers have interviewed a man in his 50s at a police station in Hertfordshire and are searching for […]

Pundits Twitter-whip BoJo after PM takes private jet from London to Cornwall to attend climate-focused G7 summit

Follow RT on Boris Johnson has been mercilessly heckled after flying to a G7 summit in Cornwall – where he says environmental issues are top of the agenda. The UK prime minister insists there is nothing odd with his choice of transport. The British leader tweeted out an eco-friendly message to the world after his […]

Student who led Oxford vote to ‘cancel’ the Queen as symbol of ‘colonial history’ turns out to be AMERICAN

Follow RT on The son of a wealthy Washington, DC lawyer and schoolmate of President Barack Obama’s daughters led the vote by a group of Oxford University students to remove the portrait of Elizabeth II to make their common room a ‘safe space.’ Matthew Katzman, 25, graduated from Stanford University and is now a doctoral […]

‘Time running out’ to solve Northern Ireland Brexit issues, UK says, as EU warns London against breaching law

Follow RT on There is now a limited amount of time in which to resolve Brexit-induced border issues in Northern Ireland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman has said, after the EU warned Britain against breaching international law. The PM’s spokesman said London had not expected Brussels to take such a “purist” approach to the […]

‘More black kids demonstrating their lives don’t matter’: Brits disgusted by gang stabbing in London’s Hyde Park

Follow RT on Disgusted Britons have taken to social media to condemn a violent attack on a young man by a group of black youths armed with machetes and long knives that took place in one of the city’s most prestigious parks in broad daylight. Tuesday evening’s attack was filmed by several people who were enjoying […]

Droves of lockdown protesters flood London for weekly ‘Freedom March’ (VIDEOS)

Follow RT on A protest in London has drawn a large number of participants, united by their mistrust of how the British government is handling the Covid-19 situation. Such events are part of a larger movement that’s gripping Western countries. In the latest weekly demonstration, tens of thousands marched through the streets of the British […]

London police arrest 5 men on suspicion of attempted murder of BLM activist Sasha Johnson who was shot in head

Follow RT on The Met Police have arrested five men on suspicion of the attempted murder of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson, who was shot in the head in the early hours of Sunday, but they don’t believe she was intentionally targeted. Johnson, 27, who is a member of the Taking the Initiative Party, […]

London’s Pimlico Academy hit with teacher strike after headmaster steps down over ‘racist’ uniform & Union Jack policies

Follow RT on Teachers at Pimlico Academy have voted to strike to express their displeasure with the London school’s management, following accusations of racism tied to the institution’s uniform policy and its decision to fly the Union Jack. Staff at the London secondary school voted 85% in favour of going on strike to protest against […]

Relationship with EU ‘will be a bit bumpy for a time’ says UK negotiator as London explores doing things ‘differently’ to Brussels

Follow RT on The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that relations between London and Brussels are likely to remain uneasy for a while, but said the British government’s priority must be to explore doing things differently than the EU. Speaking to lawmakers on Monday, UK Cabinet Minister David Frost said the main objective for […]

VIDEOS of anti-Semitic protesters chanting ‘F**k the Jews’ and ‘rape their daughters’ on London streets spark police investigation

Follow RT on A pro-Palestine car parade through London has caused outrage, after video circulated showing participants calling for the rape and murder of Jews over loudspeaker. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is divisive in the West, with American and British conservatives proudly proclaiming their support for Israel, and most leftists usually falling on the pro-Palestinian side […]