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New details of UK’s arms sales to repressive regimes condemned 30 Jun 2021

New details of UK’s arms sales to repressive regimes condemned

New data shows the UK has made a nice profit over the past decade selling weapons to countries classified by London itself as having a dire record on human rights and civil liberties.

The curious case of new UK ambassador to Iran 23 Jun 2021

The curious case of new UK ambassador to Iran

On Monday, the Queen of England appointed Simon Shercliff as the new ambassador of the UK to Iran, leaving analysts wondering what does this sudden change of ambassador, which coincided with the presidential election and a new president will take over in the country in mid-August. This intrigued us to do some investigative reporting about Simon Shercliff.

UK PM threatens EU with emergency clause over N.Ireland trade dispute 13 Jun 2021

UK PM threatens EU with emergency clause over N.Ireland trade dispute

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened the European Union with emergency measures if no solution was found in a trade dispute with the bloc.

Two COVID shots effective against India variant 23 May 2021

Two COVID shots effective against India variant

A double dose of COVID-19 vaccines is almost as effective against the fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus first identified in India as it is against Britain’s dominant strain, English health officials said on Saturday.

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971 12 May 2021

British Army killed innocent civilians in Belfast in 1971

British soldiers unjustifiably shot or used disproportionate force in the deaths of nine of the 10 innocent people killed in a 1971 incident in Belfast that sparked an upsurge of violence during Northern Ireland's "Troubles," a judge-led inquiry found.

Red Cross Calls for UK to Tackle Inequalities Exposed by COVID 05 May 2021

Red Cross Calls for UK to Tackle Inequalities Exposed by COVID

Major changes are needed to protect the most vulnerable people from the next global emergency, according to a report from the Red Cross that said three-quarters of people in the UK are worried about the next potential pandemic.

Rights Groups Warn Child Marriage ‘Thriving in UK’ Due to Legal Loophole 05 May 2021

Rights Groups Warn Child Marriage ‘Thriving in UK’ Due to Legal Loophole

A legal loophole that allows 16- and 17-year-olds in England and Wales to marry with parental consent is being exploited and used to coerce young people into child marriage, campaigners warned.

Washington to pay $7b in exchange for four spies 03 May 2021

Washington to pay $7b in exchange for four spies

  The Lebanese news network, Al Mayadeen reported that the Islamic Republic has agreed to release four Americans accused of spying for the CIA. In exchange, Washington will release four detained Iranians, in addition to unfreezing $7 billion of Iranian assets in the U.S.

prisoner swap has nothing to do with Vienna talks 03 May 2021

prisoner swap has nothing to do with Vienna talks

According to an informed source, the agenda on Vienna negotiations did not and has not included the prisoner swap between Tehran-Washington and Tehran-London.

EU Threatens Reciprocal Measures Against UK over Post-Brexit Trade Arrangements 27 Apr 2021

EU Threatens Reciprocal Measures Against UK over Post-Brexit Trade Arrangements

The EU could go for reciprocal measures or "reprisals" against Britain if it fails to make good on its commitments under the post-Brexit deal, said Clement Beaune, the incumbent secretary of state for European affairs in the French government.