The British government’s cuts to welfare over the past decade have caused a “hunger crisis” by leaving tens of thousands of poor families across the country without enough food to eat, according to a damning report by Human Rights Watch.
Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says it is still opposed to a European Union withdrawal agreement that the government will submit to the parliament early next month, with leader Jeremy Corbyn calling the deal the same as those previously rejected by lawmakers on three occasions.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through Parliament before she leaves office.
Iran’s ambassador to London dismissed Britain's travel warning for dual UK-Iranian nationals, saying all citizens are safe during their visit provided that they do not work for foreign intelligence agencies.
British Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt, who took the position two weeks ago, has used her maiden speech to plead for more military funding by citing Russia and China as threats, following what has become a trend in the UK’s foreign policy of recent months.