Council house ‘bribes’ for UK terror suspects

Council house ‘bribes’ for UK terror suspects

Terror suspects including jihadis returning from fighting in Syria are to be offered taxpayer-funded homes, counselling and help finding jobs to stop them carrying out attacks in Britain. The top-secret Government strategy, codenamed Operation Constrain, could even allow fanatics to jump to the top of council house waiting lists. Official documents seen by The Mail on […]

Australia dual citizenship saga: UK blogger who shook government

Australia dual citizenship saga: UK blogger who shook government

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBarnaby Joyce: ‘I was born just there’ It is the scandal that unseated a deputy prime minister and left Australia’s government teetering on a knife edge. On Friday a court ruled that Barnaby Joyce, leader of the junior party in the governing conservative coalition and deputy prime […]

How the U.K. Prosecuted a Student on Terrorism Charges for Downloading a Book

How the U.K. Prosecuted a Student on Terrorism Charges for Downloading a Book

On the first day of the trial, Josh Walker wore a long navy jacket, a white shirt, beige pants, and black shoes. He stood outside the courthouse clutching a cigarette and shivering slightly in the cold morning air. “I’m beginning to feel nervous now,” he said, glancing toward the entrance of the court building. Last […]

HMS Vigilant: Nine sailors fired after failing drugs tests

HMS Vigilant: Nine sailors fired after failing drugs tests

Image copyright PA Image caption HMS Vigilant is one of Britain’s four Vanguard-class submarines Nine sailors from a nuclear missile submarine have been dismissed from the Royal Navy after failing drug tests, the Ministry of Defence has said. The servicemen had been serving aboard HMS Vigilant, which carries the Trident nuclear deterrent. The Daily Mail […]

What’s gone wrong in the UK car market?

What’s gone wrong in the UK car market?

Image copyright PA Until recently, new car sales in Britain were booming. In 2016, a record 2.7 million were registered. It was the fifth year in succession that the market had grown. Now, things look very different. In September, new registrations fell by 9% compared with the same period the year before, according to the […]

UK cities bid to be European Capital of Culture – despite Brexit

UK cities bid to be European Capital of Culture – despite Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Danish chorus girls launched Aarhus as a European Capital of Culture in 2017 Five British locations have bid to be named European Capital of Culture in 2023 – despite the fact the UK will have left the European Union by then. Dundee, Leeds, Nottingham and Milton Keynes are in […]

Uber unveils former banker as new UK chairwoman | Technology

Uber unveils former banker as new UK chairwoman | Technology

Uber has unveiled former Bank of England adviser Laurel Powers-Freeling as the new chair of its UK operations, as it battles to stave off a ban on operating in London. Powers-Freeling, who was born in the US but took British citizenship in 2003, will oversee operations at the ride-hailing app at a crucial juncture for […]

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