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84yo UKIP candidate’s controversial manifesto sparks outrage — RT UK

Controversial proposals from a local council candidate in Glasgow, ranging from a return of the guillotine and castration for criminals, to holding a referendum on euthanasia and banning golf, have sparked outrage both online and offline. The program of Gisela ...

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Britain cuts coal from energy mix for full 24hrs for 1st time since Industrial Revolution — RT UK

Published time: 22 Apr, 2017 22:22 For the first time since coal-fired electricity began during the Industrial Revolution, Britain has gone a full working day without needing King Coal to power its electricity grid. Solid overall wind, nuclear and gas ...

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Hackneyed specter of bogeyman Putin becomes election weapon for Tories — RT UK

Theresa May’s Conservative Party has launched its general election bid with a fresh scaremongering campaign, arguing that unless Tories prevail, Vladimir Putin will win. Russian President Vladimir Putin has already become a prominent figure in Britain’s upcoming general election, having ...

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Theresa May confirms Britain’s foreign aid budget will remain — RT UK

Theresa May has confirmed she has no plans to cut the foreign aid budget amid concerns that doing so would risk lives, reduce Britain’s influence in the world and pave the way for mass immigration. Read more Britain spends 0.7 ...

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BBC’s Nick Robinson accused of bias against Labour’s Corbyn & in favor of PM May — RT UK

BBC veteran Nick Robinson has been attacked by figures across the political spectrum, who say his criticisms of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn come across as pure bias. Even Tories were on Robinson’s case. Read more Robinson, who currently presents BBC ...

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UK welcome to stay in EU if it changes mind on Brexit – EU Parliament chief — RT UK

The UK would be welcome to stay in the EU if it decided to reverse Brexit, the president of the European Parliament has said, in stark contrast to Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement that there is now “no turning back.” ...

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Tony Blair urges cross-party election push to stop Tory ‘hard Brexit’ — RT UK

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is attempting to rally a cross-party alliance to fight the Tories and prevent a so-called ‘hard Brexit’. In an article for the Evening Standard, Tony Blair conceded the Tories are on course for a ...

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‘Role model’? Fallon hails arms manufacturer who sold missiles to Yemen-bombing Saudis & Gaddafi — RT UK

UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has called missiles producer MBDA, known for controversial arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Libya’s Gaddafi government, a “role model” of cooperation, while unveiling multimillion deals between the firm and the UK government. Addressing MBDA’s ...

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MPs to be banned from hiring spouses amid pre-election expenses scandal — RT UK

Members of parliament will no longer be allowed to employ their spouses in rule changes planned for after the upcoming general election. The restriction on the employment of spouses of British MPs that was due to be implemented in 2020 ...

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Tory candidate pleads with constituents not to vote for him — RT UK

Published time: 21 Apr, 2017 15:13 A Tory candidate has told his constituents not to vote for him in a local government election next month, saying his appearance on a ballot paper is a “cock-up.” Thomas Williamson, a Conservative candidate ...

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Teacher speaks to RT about her viral ‘rant’ against Tory education cuts — RT UK

A teacher’s “massive rant” about what she sees as the Conservative government’s undermining of the British education system has gone viral. It has been shared nearly 13,000 times in under 24 hours. English teacher Rebecca Bradley never thought her long ...

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US actions to weaken Syrian govt will empower ISIS – UK consultancy — RT News

Any attempt to act against the Syrian government will make Islamic State and other terror groups in the country stronger, London-based consultancy IHS Markit said in a recent report, calling such situation an “inconvenient reality” for Washington. Over the last ...

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May forsaken by her spin doctors as second key aide jumps ship ahead of snap election — RT UK

Published time: 21 Apr, 2017 15:27 Britain’s prime minister may have sounded confident when she called snap elections on June 8, but in a matter of days she has lost two key members of her communications staff. Read more Number ...

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Britain to have 1st day without coal since Industrial Revolution — RT UK

Published time: 21 Apr, 2017 13:33 Britain is set to run without coal power for a whole day on Friday for the first time since the Industrial Revolution. A decade ago, such a feat would have been “unimaginable,” according to ...

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Separate anti-radicalization units being built for extremist prisoners — RT UK

The British Ministry of Justice has announced that plans will go ahead to separate extremist prisoners from mainstream inmates and isolate them in “jihadi jails” to deter radicalization. Three separation centers will be built as part of high-security prisons to ...

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‘Cat Killer’ becoming ‘more brazen’ as 3 bodies discovered in Hampshire — RT UK

The so-called ‘Croydon Cat killer,’ who is thought to have killed up to 230 felines, has been linked to the death of three more cats, this time in Hampshire. Beloved cat Poppy was found dead on Easter Sunday in Marmion ...

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Brussels begins shutting out British companies from EU contracts — RT UK

The European Union has officially started to freeze British companies out of its contracts, while encouraging UK-based businesses to move to the Continent. An internal memo signed by top Brussels officials and seen by the Financial Times warns EU staff ...

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‘Fish finger’ stands for election against Lib Dem leader Tim Farron — RT UK

Published time: 20 Apr, 2017 15:20Edited time: 20 Apr, 2017 15:39 Pranksters have raised over £1,300 (US$1,667) to run a breaded finger of cod against Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron at the upcoming general election on June 8. Read more ...

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Saudi-led coalition ‘bombing hospitals, violating rights of children’ in Yemen – report — RT UK

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, backed by the UK, must be put on a UN violations list for repeated attacks on medical facilities and violating the rights of children, a new report says. The report, by Save the Children ...

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Arms giant BAE seals deal for £1.4bn nuclear attack submarine — RT UK

Published time: 20 Apr, 2017 15:24 Global arms firm BAE Systems has secured a £1.4 billion ($1.8bn) deal to build the latest Astute class nuclear-powered attack submarine, which will be the sixth and most advanced warship in its class yet ...

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