‘They have to follow US orders’: Chomsky says ‘subservient’ Britain’s involvement in US persecution of Assange is ‘scandalous’

Follow RT on Philosopher Noam Chomsky has condemned the UK’s part in the United States’ persecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, calling it the “ultimate in subservience” and a deliberate attempt at torture. “The whole effort to punish Assange is grotesque,” said Chomsky during a Declassified UK interview this week, calling Washington’s attempt to extradite […]

Biden fails to understand that Northern Ireland protocol is ‘not a bargaining chip for US trade deal’, says UK minister

Follow RT on A British minister has said the US president’s position on the Northern Ireland protocol is “wrong,” claiming he has been paying too much attention to what the EU are saying, and it won’t protect hard-won peace on the island. Speaking to Sky News on Wednesday morning, Environment Secretary George Eustice said he […]

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, […]

UK’s Prince Andrew ignores pretrial hearing in US sex abuse case, says he was served summons incorrectly

Follow RT on Prince Andrew, the British royal accused of sexual abuse in a lawsuit by one of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims, was not represented at a pretrial hearing in New York, with his lawyers saying he was improperly served papers. The Duke of York was served legal papers late last month, ahead of a […]

British military needs to operate without US, says Raab, after Washington’s Afghan withdrawal revealed continuing reliance

Follow RT on The UK needs to re-evaluate its military capabilities and even develop its own further as the US withdrawal highlighted London’s reliance on the American military to operate effectively, the British foreign minister has said. Speaking to the UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that the US […]

Raab admits failure by intel to foresee fall of Kabul, ‘no viable alt coalition’ for UK to stay on in Afghanistan without US

Follow RT on British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has admitted that intelligence failed to predict the speed of Kabul’s fall and said there was “no viable alternative coalition” for the UK to work with in Afghanistan after the US left. Speaking at an emergency session of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee on Wednesday, Raab disclosed […]

Gone without a trace: UK’s Afghan embassy Twitter account with 100k+ followers abruptly DELETED as British evacuation ends

Follow RT on The official Twitter account for the British Embassy in Afghanistan has been deleted without explanation, with the page suddenly disappearing just as UK forces wrap up chaotic evacuation efforts in Kabul. The embassy’s Twitter handle, created in 2013 and boasting more than 109,000 followers, appears to have been deactivated sometime on Friday, […]

2 Britons and child of British national killed in Kabul airport bomb attack – UK foreign secretary

Follow RT on The UK foreign secretary has announced that two British nationals and the child of another Briton were among those killed on Thursday when Islamic State terrorists targeted military and civilian personnel at Kabul airport. In a statement on Friday, Dominic Raab said that two British citizens and a child of another British […]

UK says ALL Afghan embassy guards will receive protection, in about-face after diplomats fled leaving local staff behind – reports

Follow RT on Afghan contractors who worked security at the British Embassy in Kabul will get help to relocate to the UK, as London faced criticism for allegedly leaving them stranded after helping diplomats board an evacuation flight. In an abrupt reversal, an unnamed spokesperson for the British government told the Guardian on Friday that […]

PayPal suspends account for buying ‘Persian rug’ MOUSEPAD made in UK, citing US sanctions on Iran

Follow RT on PayPal suspended a British user’s account for allegedly violating US sanctions against Iran after they purchased a Persian rug-style mousepad that was made in England. A Cambridge resident told the Guardian on Thursday that the US-based payment processing company had informed them they were potentially “violating international sanctions” by buying an English-made […]

‘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 […]

Family of UK teen Harry Dunn killed by suspected US spy fears coverup. ‘It’s about truth and closure’, spokesman tells RT

Follow RT on The family of Harry Dunn, a British motorcyclist killed by an American woman with diplomatic immunity, says she may have been using her phone while driving. They are determined to unravel the case, their spokesman told RT. “When you kill somebody abroad, you face the consequences of your actions and you do […]

UK planned for NATO-led force of ‘like-minded’ allies to remain in Afghanistan after US troop pullout, defence minister admits

Follow RT on Slamming the US-Taliban peace deal as “rotten” and “flawed”, UK Defence Minister Ben Wallace has revealed that Britain tried to form a military coalition of “like-minded” allies to support Afghan forces after American troops left. However, “nearly all” of the NATO member states were apparently “not interested” in staying in Afghanistan after […]

US govt fights to keep alleged spy’s job details secret after she was charged with killing British teenager Harry Dunn and fled UK

Follow RT on The United States is fighting to keep the job details of government employee Anne Sacoolas under wraps. She was charged with killing a British teen while stationed in the UK and cited diplomatic immunity to avoid facing charges. Sacoolas was accused of killing 19-year-old Harry Dunn in a car accident near the […]

Covid-19 outbreak at UK hotel hosting German G7 delegation security & US media after 13 staff test positive – report

Follow RT on A hotel in England hosting security for Germany’s G7 delegates was shut down after 13 staff members tested positive for Covid, Sky News reported. The UK PM’s office said German leader Angela Merkel will still attend the event. The Pedn Olva Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall was reportedly being used by security […]

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 […]

12% of Brits say they’re ‘woke’, with Guardian and BBC among ‘wokest’ media outlets, YouGov poll finds

Follow RT on Some 12% of the British public consider themselves “woke,” according to new research by polling site YouGov, although it appears that not everyone in the UK has added the trendy term to their vocabulary. In February, YouGov asked 1,692 British adults about what it means to be woke and whether they would […]

UK govt to announce long-awaited equivalent of US ‘foreign agent’ registration act at Queen’s speech – media

Follow RT on Britain’s security apparatus may finally get long-anticipated extended powers under new legislation, including a US-style foreign-agents register. The prime minister will reportedly announce the change next month. Fighting “hostile” nations like Russia and China is not an easy task for the British intelligence, but help is on the way. On the day […]

US telecoms giant Verizon signs first private 5G deal in Europe, will provide service to UK port

Follow RT on Verizon has announced the deployment of a 5G mobile network in the Port of Southampton, under its first private contract in Europe – a move that has been hailed as a “fantastic milestone” by the UK’s leading port operator. One of the largest in the UK, Southampton Port is one of 21 […]

US activists condemn Boris Johnson’s voter ID plan, accuse him of copying Trump

Follow RT on As Boris Johnson prepares to introduce voter ID laws in the UK, US activist groups such as the ACLU have spoken out against the proposal, comparing its proponents to Donald Trump and warning it would “suppress the vote.” Johnson is expected to introduce a bill this spring mandating photo ID at polling […]

UK to ban Boeing B777s with same engines that blew up and shed debris over Netherlands and US – transport secretary

Follow RT on Some Boeing planes are being banned from British airspace, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Monday, after dramatic engine failures on two different aircraft at the weekend caused debris to rain down from the sky. “After issues this weekend, Boeing B777s with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 series engines will be temporarily […]

‘Raab must tell what he knew’: That suspect in Harry Dunn car crash may be US SPY is ‘astonishing revelation,’ family lawyer says

Follow RT on The fact that the woman behind the crash that killed British teen Harry Dunn may be a US spy raises a lot of questions for the government, in a case already doing “terrible damage” to bilateral ties, the family’s lawyer told RT. The news that Harry Dunn’s suspected killer, Anne Sacoolas, was […]

Woman suspected of killing 19-yo Harry Dunn worked for ‘US intelligence agency’, court told as Biden rules out extradition to UK

Follow RT on The woman accused of killing British teen Harry Dunn was “employed by an intelligence agency in the US” at the time of the fatal road traffic accident that left the 19-year-old dead, a court has heard. A Virginia court was told that Anne Sacoolas worked for US intelligence when she fatally collided […]

‘It’s different’: Ex-Guardian editor who published Assange’s WikiLeaks cables hypothesises about being extradited to US himself

Follow RT on Former editor of the UK’s Guardian newspaper, Alan Rusbridger, who published stories based on WikiLeaks materials, talked to RT about the possibility he could be next on America’s extradition list. Rusbridger was at the helm of the British newspaper between 1995 and 2015, and it was during his watch that The Guardian […]

The system won and spit him out: UN torture rapporteur blasts UK’s near-total embracement of US case for extraditing Assange 

Follow RT on A UK court’s refusal to extradite Julian Assange to the US on medical grounds is a blow to journalism since the judge has sided with the US in its justification for prosecuting him, UN rapporteur Nils Melzer told RT.  Melzer became a supporter of the WikiLeaks founder after digging into his situation […]

Welcome to the Vaccine Canteen: Brewing company tempts hipsters in for vaccinations with free beer

Follow RT on Pubs across the UK may be shuttered, but one brewer wants to convert its bars into vaccination centers, rewarding customers with a free beer for taking the jab. Scottish beer manufacturer BrewDog is no stranger to taking up fashionable causes. In 2015 it released“the world’s first ‘non-binary, transgender beer’” to fundraise for […]

Yellopain – My Vote Don’t Count Lyrics

[Intro] Enough Electoral Vote. More than 270, more than enough to become the 44th President of the United States He will be the first African-American President of the United States [Verse] Uh, I’ve been broke all my life But I kept hope all them nice You see business in my city Yeah they closed all them twice I was […]