98 years after gun control, London faces murder epidemic, cracks down on knives

98 years after gun control, London faces murder epidemic, cracks down on knives

by WorldTribune Staff, April 9, 2018 Amid a huge spike in murders in his city, London Mayor Sadiq Khan is calling for heavy knife control and the increased use of a police technique that he had once referred to as “racist.” Khan tweeted on April 8: “No excuses; there is never a reason to carry […]

In UK, Derbyshire Constabulary fires its Male Voice Choir for being a male voice choir

In UK, Derbyshire Constabulary fires its Male Voice Choir for being a male voice choir

by WorldTribune Staff, April 5, 2018 The Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir will no longer be allowed to represent the local police force at charity events as it does not allow female members, a report said. Members of the choir slammed the move by Chief Constable Peter Goodman as “bloody nonsense,” the Telegraph noted in […]

London-based backer of Brexit and Trump detained by FBI at Boston airport

London-based backer of Brexit and Trump detained by FBI at Boston airport

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2018 A London-based American academic with ties to the Brexit movement and U.S. President Donald Trump said he was detained and interrogated by the FBI about his involvement in the Trump campaign. Ted Malloch, who said he was an informal and unpaid adviser on the Trump campaign, issued a statement […]

Moscow points to British intelligence in nerve toxin attack on former spy

Moscow points to British intelligence in nerve toxin attack on former spy

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2018 Russia hinted that British intelligence may have been behind the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter and pressed the UK to produce evidence of Moscow’s involvement. “An analysis of all the circumstances…leads us to think of the possible involvement of the British intelligence services,” the Russian Foreign […]

Who tried to kill Sergei Skripal? London, Moscow trade accusations; Ex-spy fights for life

Who tried to kill Sergei Skripal? London, Moscow trade accusations; Ex-spy fights for life

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2018 Moscow continues to deny any culpability in the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian intelligence officer and his daughter. Sergei Skripal, who betrayed numerous Russian agents to Britain, and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, continue to fight for their lives after the March 4 poisoning in the southern English […]

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs A major new crisis, with potentially long-term ramifications, has begun between “the West” (essentially the UK, U.S., and European Union) and Russia without any major questioning as to the logic or causes of it. The “crisis” centered around the assassination attempt in […]

Guardian op-ed: ‘No one can pretend Facebook is just harmless fun any more’

Guardian op-ed: ‘No one can pretend Facebook is just harmless fun any more’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2018 Facebook is the “real bad guy” in the Cambridge Analytica story about big data’s role in the election of Donald Trump, Britain’s The Guardian said in an op-ed. The op-ed said that “Cambridge Analytica shouldn’t act as a diversion from the real bad guy in this story: Facebook. It […]

Big data or the Russians? British firm may have played key role in Trump’s victory

Big data or the Russians? British firm may have played key role in Trump’s victory

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2018 The Russians? Please. A former employee said a British-based data mining firm helped Republicans level the playing field in “digital engagement” with voters by using the Facebook profiles of millions of Americans to build a “full-service propaganda machine” that boosted the Trump campaign in 2016. The Trump administration and […]

Pedophile ring victimized 1,000 girls in British town over 4 decades

Pedophile ring victimized 1,000 girls in British town over 4 decades

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2018 “Grooming gangs” in the British town of Telford victimized up to 1,000 girls since the 1980s while whistleblowers who notified authorities of the brutal sex abuse gangs were silenced and punished, reports said. The girls were drugged, beaten and raped at the hands of the violent pedophiles. Three people […]

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