The UK government’s mass surveillance program known as “Big Brother” violated human rights and had “no real safeguards,” the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has said in a landmark ruling.
UK mass spying regime violated human rights: European Court of Human Rights
Authorities in Britain have rejected claims by two Russians suspected of poisoning a double spy in March in the English town of Salisbury, repeating their previous statements that the pair were Moscow’s agents and had carried out the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
UK rejects poisoning suspects' claims, reiterates they were Russia agents
Police forces throughout the United Kingdom have proposed a series of new measures to tackle the rising threat of acid attacks.
British police positioned to fight rising threat of acid attacks
Poland, the biggest former communist country in the European Union, said it will oppose any sanctions imposed by the bloc on fellow member Hungary, accused of floating EU rules on democracy.
Poland says it will block any EU sanctions against Hungary
The British government has slammed Russia’s most recent clarifications on a spy poisoning case that has caused bilateral relations to sink to historic lows, saying Moscow has responded with nothing but “lies” to requests for more investigation into the issue.
UK slams Putin’s account on suspected agents in poisoning case
About 50 Brexit-supporting lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's party have met to discuss how and when they could force her out of her job, BBC reported on Wednesday.
Brexit rebels in UK PM May's party discuss ousting her
The leaders of Sweden’s center-right opposition Alliance on Wednesday urged the incumbent Social Democrat-led bloc to step aside and help them form a viable government to break a post-election deadlock.
Swedish center-right pushes for power after election deadlock
The former bodyguard whose violent conduct plunged French President Emmanuel Macron into his biggest political crisis this summer agreed reluctantly to face questioning by senators as their hearings resumed on Wednesday.
Macron ex-bodyguard at center of scandal to testify in public next week
Eurosceptic members of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party have failed to agree on an alternative plan for Brexit that could replace that of Prime Minister Theresa May, media reports suggest.
Eurosceptic Tories fail to agree on alternative Brexit plan: report
Activists have warned that the United Kingdom lacks a proper strategy to fight modern-day children slavery as thousands of children are now victims of abuse and trafficking in the country.
UK constantly failing to protect children against modern slavery: activists

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