News that the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is launching a campaign in parliament for fairer media coverage of British Muslims is set to reignite the debate on the depth and extent of institutional Islamophobia in the UK.
Britain no longer has any responsibility for Hong Kong and needs to stop “gesticulating” about its former colony, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after the British government reiterated its commitment to the joint declaration with China on Hong Kong.
Britain wants to see accountability for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia should investigate the death thoroughly and in a way that adheres to international laws, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.
As the race to select the next leader of the conservative party– and by extension Britain’s next Prime Minister – reaches its final stages, it is worthwhile examining the system’s weaknesses if only to underline the superficial nature of British democracy.
The British government has settled a £1.25 billion damages claim brought by Iran’s largest private bank in an 11th-hour, out-of-court deal following a dispute over sanctions and alleged links to Tehran’s nuclear program.
A new poll carried out in Britain shows that lack of faith in the country’s political system is currently at its highest levels in decades, mainly due to the deep divisions among politicians on how they should deliver on the results of the referendum to leave the European Union.
Britain’s interior minister Sajid Javid has signed an order enabling the country’s legal system to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States where he could face decades in prison for exposing confidential documents.