Britain’s former lord chief justice said the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is “undemocratic” and “undermines the sovereignty of Parliament” via its unelected judges. The statement adds to growing hostility toward the Strasbourg-based court.
The US and the UK continue to support the Bahraini regime and turn a blind eye to the critical human rights situation, afraid of losing their military bases if they show disloyalty or criticize, a former Bahraini opposition MP Jawad Fairooz told RT.
Police clashed with thousands of Catalan demonstrators as they hit the streets of Barcelona and Madrid on Tuesday, outraged at the Spanish Constitutional Court’s decision to suspend Catalonia’s November vote for independence.
Ukraine's Central Election Committee has registered quite a set of characters: Darth Vader, Yoda, Padme Amidala, Chewbacca, and Palpatine are to officially run in the country's parliamentary elections on October 26.
Shale gas licenses are attracting solid interest from investors, according to UK business and energy minister Matt Hancock. Communities are resisting government plans to allow fracking firms to drill under homes without their permission.
Fresh embarrassment has struck the Conservative Party as former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes defected to UKIP, the latest to follow renegade MPs Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless into the Nigel Farage camp.
As the Occupy Central movement cries foul over electoral regulations imposed by Beijing, few acknowledge that the proposed reforms are far more representative than any previous electoral mechanism in Hong Kong’s history.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced plans to scrap a 55 percent tax on inherited pension savings at the Conservatives’ conference in Birmingham, as part of a broader Tory pitch to win the next general election.
The French National Front party has secured a historic victory, grabbing two seats in the upper house of parliament for the first time, as the center-left government coalition loses its majority in the chamber and President Hollande's popularity sinks.