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July 03, 2015 16:36
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​High Court: 100s of asylum seekers, torture victims CAN sue UK govt for illegal detention
A landmark High Court ruling has paved the way for hundreds of torture victims who were illegally detained by the British government to sue the state for damages.
Reuters ‘Competing ISIS & Al-Qaeda place European Jews under greater threat’
Competition for global influence between different extremist groups has left European Jews facing a heightened threat of terror attack, one senior terror expert has warned.
Ex-specialist firearms officer with the Metropolitan Police, Anthony Long (AFP Photo / Justin Tallis) Azelle Rodney’s death ‘avoidable’ claims mother, as police marksman cleared of murder
A police marksman has been cleared of murder in a British court 10 years after he shot and killed suspected robber Azelle Rodney in north London. Rodney’s mother continues to insist her son’s death was ‘avoidable.’
Reuters / Jacky Naegelen ‘Parkinson’s-fighting drugs can make you more selfish’ – study
Drugs used to treat Parkinson’s disease and depression have been found to affect users’ morality, new research suggests.
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Terror threat grounds US Independence Day airshow at UK base
Independence Day celebrations at a US Air Force base in Britain have been canceled due to the risk of a terrorist attack. The two day event at RAF Lakenheath, Norfolk, was pulled in the wake of attacks in Kuwait, France and Tunisia last week.
Reuters / Toby Melville Black smoke overtakes London as 100 firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze (VIDEO)
Around 120 firefighters and officers struggled against an enormous warehouse fire amid rising plumes of smoke in West London. Thirty people had to evacuate due to the dangerous flames.
Still from Ruptly video EDL calls for ‘going mental’ at Sheffield rally ‘against child sex abuse’
The far-right English Defense League held a protest in Sheffield against the city becoming a “pedophile’s paradise,” claiming that “racial and religious sensitivities” hamper police.
A handout CCTV picture received from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on February 23, 2015 shows (L-R) British teenagers Amira Abase, Kadiza Sultana and Shamima Begum walking with luggage at Gatwick Airport, south of London, on February 17, 2015. (AFP Photo / Metropolitan Police) 2 UK girls reportedly marry ISIS fighters in Syria, have ‘no intention to come home soon’
Two of three British schoolgirls who slipped off to Syria on their own have married Islamic State militants, their families’ lawyer told the Guardian. The teens say their marriage ceremony was approved by IS (Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL) leadership.
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‘Never Again’: Counter-rally outnumbers neo-Nazi protest in London (PHOTOS)
Neo-Nazi supporters who took to the streets of central London for a rally against the so-called “Jewification” of the UK have been largely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators and police.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. (Reuters / Francois Lenoir) New Tory govt doubles planned cuts in massive attack on welfare state
Slashed housing benefits, a further reduction in the state’s welfare cap and cuts to in-work tax credits are on the table as Chancellor George Osborne prepares to fillet Britain’s welfare state in his so-called “emergency budget” next week.
Reuters / Sam Hodgson ​Gun-hoarding man accidentally shot himself in head during police raid – inquest
A Bradford man accidently shot himself in the head with a weapon from his illicit horde of firearms, crossbows and knives when police raided his home, an inquest has heard.
UFO costume contest in Roswell (Reuters / ake / DIGITAL / Photo by J.) ​‘British X-Files’ on UFOs to be released by 2016 – govt
Top secret files dubbed “the British X-Files,” which UFO hunters believe could prove extraterrestrials have visited the UK, are to be released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Iraq's deposed dictator Saddam Hussein (Reuters / Ho) ​Thatcher govt didn’t oppose Saddam’s chemical weapons program, declassified papers show
As Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was building up its chemical weapons arsenal with the help of a British firm, Margaret Thatcher’s government decided not to oppose it, fearing that otherwise it would be subjected to criticism.
Reuters / Jeff J Mitchell ​RAF may lack aircraft to bomb Syria – expert
Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) may lack the warplanes to extend combat operations into Syria, even if Prime Minister David Cameron was to force and win a vote to do so in the wake of the Tunisia massacre, according to a military aviation expert.

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