Obama and Castro are master chess players, but Fidel has never lost a game in his life: the US is betting the government will be overthrown while the Castros are sure they will consolidate their position, Daniel Bruno, Buenos Aires based expert told, RT.
Russia’s economic crash, driven by the plunging price of oil and tough Western sanctions, is prompting well-off Russian investors to abandon London’s property market. Money from super-wealthy Russian oligarchs, however, continues to flow into Britain.
Over 50,000 young Britons aged between 16 and 18 are devoid of education, employment or training, and are undocumented by local authorities. They are effectively being failed by the state, a new report reveals.
Britain’s Liaison Committee probed Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday on the government’s strategy for tackling climate change and developing new forms of energy such as solar power, wind power, nuclear power and fracking.
Glaring failures by local authorities to protect vulnerable children and teenagers have reduced them to sleeping rough on British streets, night buses, in police stations, and in drug dens. Many are thought to be at high risk of abuse.
GCHQ’s new Cryptoy app was developed to win the hearts and minds of Britain's youth; the agency likely hopes to use it for conducting warrantless surveillance through users' laptops and phones, British journalist Tony Gosling told RT.
Recently published government files show UK authorities squandered thousands on an investigation in 1995 inquiring into the nature of a monstrous Cornish “beast.” The six-month probe discovered the offending creature was a common domestic cat.
The House of Representatives voted to pass a massive spending bill that will keep the government running into next year, narrowly avoiding a shutdown as Republicans and Democrats spent the night at odds over various provisions.
Britain’s heavily privatized economy is in crisis, jeopardized by “quasi-monopoly” private contractors’ failure to work in the public interest, and the government’s poor safeguarding of taxpayers’ money, says the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Following Chancellor George Osborne’s pledges in the Autumn Statement to raise NHS spending and maintain the “fast” recovery of the economy, a study from the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) warns Britons will face “colossal” spending cuts.
A student protest at Warwick University against soaring tuition fees was broken up by police and security guards using tear gas and significant force. Protesters were threatened with a Taser, pushed to the ground and rammed against a wall, activists say.