NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg wasted no time backing the UK’s accusations against Moscow in the Skripal case, but the absence of facts did not seem to matter in this case or other “examples” of Moscow’s “reckless behavior.”
The UK will consider its next steps in response to Russia’s expulsion of 23 diplomats, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. It comes amid London’s allegations that Russia was behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal.
Facebook has banned Britain First (BF) leaders from using its platform, just days after the group’s leaders, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, were jailed for a series of hate crimes committed against Muslims.
Novichok, the powerful nerve agent that British Prime Minister Theresa May says was used in the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, means “newcomer” in Russian. But the military grade chemical is anything but.
When Paul Schmitz was a little boy, he never understood why kids in his tiny German village taunted him as a “Yank” and beat him up. He was a teenager by the time he found out: His father was an American soldier his mother had a romance with in the final days of World War II.
LONDON — Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives won a resounding victory in the British general election, with complete results on Friday showing that the party had secured an overall majority in Parliament.
The UK Independence Party, the anti-immigration right-wing party that was considered a possible breakaway success in Thursday’s British election, is headed instead for defeat, with only one or two seats in parliament according to early projections. Its leader Nigel Farage may be out of parliament himself.
The Conservatives are set to be the largest party in the Commons but just short of a majority, according to the general election exit poll. The survey taken at polling stations across the UK suggests the Tories will get 316 MPs to Labour’s 239 when all the results have been counted.
Britons voted on Thursday in a knife-edge general election that could put their country’s membership of the European Union in question and raise the likelihood of independence for Scotland.