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No Russian interference in Brexit referendum – YouTube exec tells parliamentary committee (VIDEO)

YouTube found no evidence of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum, a British parliamentary committee inquiry into fake news has heard. Britain’s Digital, Media, Culture and Sport Committee is hearing evidence on Thursday at George Washington University as part of its inquiry. YouTube’s Juniper Downs told MPs: “[YouTube] have conducted a thorough investigation around the Brexit referendum and found no ...

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Brexit may ‘snap’ Tory party – Remainer Grieve bemoans for party’s future amid no-deal warning

A senior Tory MP has spoken of the “deep ideological difference” currently dividing the Conservative Party, just as a leak revealed that the UK may need to borrow £80 billion if Brexit winds up in a ‘no deal’. Remainer Dominic Grieve appeared on the BBC’s Newsnight program on Wednesday. He spoke about the “deep divisions” rocking the Conservatives, and – ...

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Could groping MPs bring govt down quicker than Brexit debacle?

If recent reports from the British Parliament are true, there’s more chance of being groped in the Palace of Westminster than seeing a cogent Brexit law passed. That’s why a new parliamentary code of conduct is being suggested. A group (or is that a grope?) of MPs has been looking into the issue of sexual harassment, and its report suggests ...

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May blasted for refusing to protect the NHS from a post-Brexit trade deal with Trump

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is being accused of secretly plotting to sell off the National Health Service (NHS) after refusing to rule out whether it would be part of any future post-Brexit trade deal with the US. During the Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the Commons on Wednesday, the Tory leader was quizzed on the exact terms of any ...

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Police on ‘poo watch’ over drug suspect’s 22-day toilet strike, officers tweet updates

A drugs suspect accused of swallowing his stash has spent more than three weeks in police custody as officers wait for him to go to the toilet. Officers are tweeting updates of what they describe as #PooWatch. The 24-year-old man was arrested by officers from Essex Police’s Operation Raptor West, the gangs and street crime unit, in Harlow, Essex on ...

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Dark web pedophile blackmailed victims into ‘licking toilet & eating dog food,’ court hears

One of the UK’s most prolific pedophiles blackmailed his victims into performing degrading acts such as eating dog food and licking toilets before sharing photos of them on the dark web, a court heard. Cambridge University graduate Matthew Falder admitted to 137 offences relating to 48 people, including the extortion of indecent abuse images from his victims. The court heard ...

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Boris Johnson under fire for allowing ban on same-sex marriage

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been accused of undermining LGBT rights after he allowed the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda to repeal same-sex marriage just months after it was made legal. The Caribbean island nation is the first country to legalize and then repeal same sex marriage, in what critics are calling an unprecedented rollback of civil rights. Bermuda’s governor, ...

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‘Robert Burns wasn’t bent!’ Labour MP under fire for comments on gays & Chinese people

A Labour MP has been disciplined after he made “deeply offensive” racist and homophobic remarks. He joked about a Scottish poet being “bent” and referred to a Chinese meal as a “ch***y.” Hugh Gaffney, the MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, apologized for comments he made at a Scottish Labour Students’ Burns Supper, held at Edinburgh University on Saturday. He ...

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George Soros backing secret plot to thwart Brexit

Liberal US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros is facing accusations of once again meddling in British politics, after news broke that he has donated almost half-a-million pounds to a campaign seeking to reverse Brexit. Soros, notorious in the UK for his links to a 1992 run on the pound, is among three donors backing the ‘Best for Britain’ campaign, which is lobbying ...

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United Kingdom arms Honduras to attack their own people… all in the name of Brexit

Explosive data compiled by an anti-arms trade group has revealed that the UK government sold Honduras £300,000 (US$ 417,500)-worth of surveillance gear, which the Central American country has used against its own people. The data, compiled by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), shows the UK traded arms with Honduras in the year leading up to the Central American nation’s disastrous ...

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