Global Britain is becoming a stooge of the US

The scenes as American and British troops withdrew from Afghanistan were heartbreaking. People desperate to leave the country they love, offering up their children for transportation to a more peaceful country, being crushed to death for a chance at freedom. Those horrific scenes were also visual confirmation of Britain’s waning...
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Labour members vote to CONDEMN the AUKUS defence pact and claim it 'undermines world peace' just hours after shadow defence secretary John Healey said that with Keir Starmer as PM 'Britain will no longer be half-hearted about essential alliances'

Labour members have voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's new defence pact with the US and Australia as they claimed it 'undermines world peace'. Activists attending the party's annual conference voted by 70 per cent to 30 per cent to urge Sir Keir Starmer to oppose the AUKUS deal which will see Australia secure its first ever fleet of nuclear-powered submarines.

10 of the best island adventures around Britain

Enjoy the last of the season’s warmer waters with a swim from the golden sands of Kynance Cove around the jumble of translucent green serpentine rocks at the base of this island. Start this wild 2km swim from the sandy tombolo between the mainland and island at the west end of Kynance Cove (note at high tide the beach and tombolo disappear, so check tide times for Lizard Point). Swim independently or guided by Sea Swim Cornwall (some experience of open-water swimming necessary, £40 a trip). Finish with a coffee and pasty in the Kynance Cove Beach Cafe nearby.
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Panic buyers form massive queue at petrol station amid fuel crisis

Cars were filmed waiting in a huge queue in front of a petrol station in Bushey, Hertfordshire during a weekend that saw many people panic buying amid Britain’s worsening fuel supply crisis. Thousands of service stations have run dry amid the frenzy, which has seen customers fighting over the limited...

Brexit to blame for Britain's lorry driver crisis, lectures favourite to succeed Merkel

The favourite to become Germany’s next chancellor has lectured Britain about its lorry driver crisis despite Europe's biggest economy suffering its own huge shortfall. Olaf Scholz, the candidate for the centre-left SPD, blamed Brexit and the end of free movement for the shortages that have crippled supply chains and sparked petrol panic-buying.

Insulate Britain: M25 targeted near Heathrow as activists stage protest

Climate change protesters have defied a court order and blocked part of the M25 at Heathrow Airport. A total of 53 people have been arrested as Insulate Britain blocked the slip road at junction 14 just after 08:00 BST. The road has now reopened. A High Court injunction banning protests...

Simon Cowell 'plans to relaunch careers of Britain’s Got Talent stars'

Music mogul Simon Cowell wants some of his favourite 'Britain’s Got Talent' stars to perform in Las Vegas. Simon Cowell is planning to relaunch the careers of some of his favourite 'Britain’s Got Talent' stars. The 61-year-old music mogul is preparing to give some of his favourite acts - including...

James Bond’s toughest mission yet? To save Britain’s post-pandemic cinemas

At long last, those big, neglected looking Art Deco buildings at the end of Britain’s high streets and those gloomy, multi-screen complexes in the bowels and top floors of our shopping centres are about to experience some serious footfall. Advance ticket sales for the new James Bond movie No Time...

China Condemns Britain for Taiwan Strait Warship Mission

BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) – China strongly condemned Britain on Monday for sailing a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, saying it was behavior that “harbored evil intentions” and that the Chinese military followed the vessel and warned it away. A post on the ship’s Twitter account said HMS Richmond...

Britain’s Brexit Panic-Buying Gas Freakout Has Europe Saying ‘We Told You So’

The sight of enraged Brits lining up for hours at gas stations as panic-buying grips the nation has united Europe in schadenfreude. Chaos has descended on Britain’s urban areas over the past few days after a severe shortage of truck drivers made it impossible for gas to be delivered as normal, sparking a mass national freakout. On Monday, BP confirmed that a third of U.K. gas stations had run out of fuel and news crews showed scenes of red-faced anger in miles-long lines of vehicles, including one report from the aptly-named BBC reporter Phil McCann.

Insulate Britain ‘sorry’ over disruption but determined to continue campaign

Insulate Britain protesters said they are “incredibly sorry” about any disruption, but are “determined” to continue their campaign even in the face of injunctions. More than 50 activists descended on junction 14 of the M25 at around 8am on Monday morning for their sixth road block in just over two weeks.
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Ex-MP back in Labour fold after quitting over anti-Semitism

A former MP who quit Labour because of anti-Semitism under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership has rejoined the party, saying under Sir Keir Starmer it is now being led by someone in which “Jews can have trust”. Dame Louise Ellman announced she had returned to her “political home” on Monday after members...

Great Britain’s all-conquering eventers praised for ‘monumental achievement’

Equestrian performance chief Richard Waygood has hailed “a monumental achievement” after the latest gold medal success of Great Britain’s eventers. European team gold and all three podium places – headed by Nicola Wilson – confirmed Britain as currently the sport’s dominant force. It followed Olympic team gold for Laura Collett,...