Politics



Government accused of “full frontal attack” on journalists and whistleblowers

By Tim Derbyshire  The government has come under fire for proposing dramatic new prison sentences for journalists and whistleblowers   The UK government’s legal advisers have been accused of launching a “full-frontal attack” on whistleblowers and journalists over proposals to radically increase prison sentences for revealing state secrets and prosecute…


Ireland begs EU for invisible border with the UK

By Navid Hashim Ireland begs the EU for invisible border with the UK post-Brexit   Ireland has asked the EU negotiators to help it keep the border across the island “invisible” after Brussels reaches a Brexit deal with London that will take the occupied British province of Northern Ireland out…


Top lawyers fear government reprisals after enquiry into British war crimes in Iraq is forcibly closed

By Abdullah Sheljich Top lawyers have claimed false allegations and threats have already started coming in from the British government over their roles in prosecuting the UK over war crimes in Iraq   Prosecuting a nation The UK Government has spent £60 million to date defending criminal investigations into British troops…


South Africa deploys army to parliament

By Saila Safwana South Africa deploys army to parliament   South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, 74, has approved the deployment of the South African army to parliament. The deployment of the military is to maintain peace and order during the annual opening of the nation’s parliament for the new political…



Lloyds Banking Group fiscal study shows UK as worst country to do business

By Heyami Alghatta Top corporate executives list the UK as having the worst business infrastructure, Lloyds Bank study shows. In a recent study by Lloyds Banking Group which asked it’s top corporate clients a series of questions regarding ease of business practice and concerns the UK failed to impress.  …