The government in the United Kingdom has taken control of the main prison in the second largest city of Birmingham after an inspection authority found that drug abuse and violence was rife in the facility.
The declining life expectancy in the United States and Britain is the result of the financial crisis that hit these countries in 2008, according to a Scottish political activist, author and journalist.
British shoppers spent more than expected in July, after hot weather and the World Cup continued to boost food sales and other retailers offered discounts, pointing to a solid start to the third quarter for the economy.
Russia has criticized the US and the UK for imposing sanctions on Moscow over its alleged involvement in two separate poisoning cases by a nerve agent in Britain, saying Washington and London have failed to learn a lesson from their mistake when they used fake information about Iraq’s weapons program to justify an attack against the Arab country.
Britain’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest in over 43 years in the three months to June and fewer workers made do with insecure jobs, but there was little upside for most as pay growth slowed to its weakest in nine months.
A senior police official in the United Kingdom says stretched resources have made policing effectively “broken” in parts of the country, warning that it is the public that would suffer from understaffing and cuts in police forces.
Regional councils across the United Kingdom have broadly invested in the tobacco industry over the past years despite their commitments to improve health and welfare standards in their communities, according to a report.
A new poll carried out in the United Kingdom shows that pro-Brexit sentiments among the public have seen a stark change with over 100 parliament seats that supported Britain’s departure from the European Union now want the country to stay in the bloc.
Allegations of anti-Semitism against the UK Labour Party since 2015 has been a systematic assault to undermine the party’s freedom in choosing its leadership and decrease its popularity, a political commentator and academic in London says.
The UK has experienced one of the largest slowdowns in life expectancy growth among 20 of the world’s leading economies, according to official figures by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS).