Posts Tagged ‘Britain’

Britain is Starting its own Game in Central Asia

For Britain, as for other Atlanticists, Central Asia (CA) has long been an area of key interest. To some extent, this is due to the region’s significant mineral reserves, as well as its strategic location as a bridge between Europe and Southeast Asia. That is why in recent years the West has been particularly active […]

Israel, Britain mull ‘green travel corridor’ after COVID vaccine success

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 11

What kind of “Peace” are Britain’s Private Military Companies Bringing to the Middle East?

The US government, with the UK hot on its heels, has long viewed the Middle East as a region where the presence of its army is indispensable not only because there are energy resources there, but due to the opportunity to control vast territories under the guise of “spreading democracy”. Therefore, American and British private […]

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Pays Tribute to Prince Philip: ‘I Could See His Deep Interest in Jews and a Particular Connection to the Holocaust’

Britain’s Prince Philip waves to members of the media as he leaves the King Edward VII Hospital in London, June 9, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Paul Hackett. Britain’s chief rabbi paid tribute to the late Prince Philip on Sunday, recounting how the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who died on April 9, once showed him a Torah […]

Britain is Back to Murdering Foreign Politicians Yet Again

Just recently, a non-factional Ukrainian MP Andrii Derkach filed an appeal to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Irina Venediktova claiming there’s an assassination attempt being prepared on him and on the ex-prosecutor of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine Konstantin Kulik. According to Derkach, this attempt is being staged by a group of nine people, mostly […]

With artillery guns and flowers, Britain salutes Prince Philip – Watch

Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign. Members of the public laid flowers outside royal residences, paying their respects to the 99-year-old prince who spent more than […]

Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, dies aged 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. The Duke of Edinburgh, as he was officially known, had been by his wife’s side throughout her 69-year reign, the longest in British history, during which time […]

ACH (1489) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of How Britain And Germany Became The Best Of Enemies

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1489) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of How Britain And Germany Became The Best Of Enemies Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 8 2021, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for […]

Rallies planned across Britain against new protest law

LONDON  – Dozens of marches and rallies are planned across Britain on Saturday as part of a “national weekend of action” against a proposed new law that would give police extra powers to curb protests. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill would toughen measures officers can take to disperse demonstrations, such as imposing time […]

Alan Turing, LGBTQ WWII Code Breaker, Honored On Britain’s 50-Pound Note

LONDON (AP) — The rainbow flag is flying proudly Thursday above the Bank of England in the heart of London’s financial district to commemorate World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, the new face of Britain’s 50-pound note. The design of the bank note was unveiled before it is set to be formally issued to the […]

The ‘Medieval Meme’ That Has Britain Excited

A silver badge which is described as the medieval equivalent of today’s popular meme phenomenon is one of the thousand or so antiquities that has been discovered by metal-detectorists in the UK over the last 12 months of lockdown loot hunting. The silver gilt piece of ornate and bemusing artistry was found in a field […]

Britain’s royals silent as ‘Megxit’ crisis rages from bombshell interview

Britain’s monarchy kept its silence on Tuesday, after Meghan and Prince Harry sparked a crisis by alleging that a family member made a racist remark about the color of their son’s skin and that she was alienated to the point of contemplating suicide. The family, led by Queen Elizabeth, 94, was grappling with how to […]

Britain: More wrongly labelled as COVID deaths

OpentheWord.org In Britain, so many people are coming forward claiming that the deaths of family members were falsely labelled as COVID, that politicians and top medical experts are now demanding an inquiry to get to the root of the problem. It may explain why Britain, which has one of the most extreme lockdowns in the […]

‘Dear Britain, We Envy You!’: Top German Newspaper Congratulates UK Vaccine Rollout

Europe’s best-selling tabloid Bild has congratulated the British government on its coronavirus vaccine rollout, stating that Germany “envies” the United Kingdom. The newspaper’s print edition ran the headline “Dear Britain, WE ENVY YOU!” emblazed on top of a Union Jack on the front page of the newspaper’s February 24th edition. It noted the timeline given […]

Beijing blasts Britain for abusing UN Human Rights Council to attack and smear China

China’s Foreign Ministry has hit out at the UK, lamenting its use of the UN Human Rights Council to “spread false information” after London accused Beijing of systematically violating the human rights of minority groups. “Britain’s so-called adoption of a resolution on this issue is obviously an ulterior motive. Its purpose is to confuse and […]

Britain: Jews lead fight against the oppression of China’s Uighur Muslims

As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness.  But few encounters have affected Hasenson-Gross as profoundly as the one she had in 2019 with Rahima Mahmut, a UK-based activist for the rights of Uighurs, a Muslim minority that is the target of […]

Speedboat Britain to Donate Spare Vaccines to Poor Countries

The United Kingdom, which the EU compared to a “speedboat” in vaccine development, has committed to giving 80 per cent of its spare doses to the third world once all adults in Britain have been vaccinated. Hundreds of millions of vaccines will be sent to the worldwide distribution programme Covax, Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged […]

How Britain and U.S. Killed the Bahrain Revolution

Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages Finian Cunningham February 17, 2021 Britain and the United States worked together to kill the Bahrain revolution of 2011 and its people’s long-held aspirations for democratic governance. Ten years ago this week, the […]

Britain’s Prince Philip, 99, in hospital after feeling unwell

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth‘s 99-year-old husband, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure after feeling ill with an ailment that is not related to COVID-19. The prince, whose official title is the Duke of Edinburgh, walked unaided into the private King Edward VII Hospital in London after feeling unwell for a short […]

Britain’s Karim Khan elected International Criminal Court prosecutor

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 3

Black And Asian Medics Urge Britain’s Minority Communities: Get The COVID Jab

It was not until she turned up at work on the morning of December 9 that May Parsons realised she was going to receive the first dose of her Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine – just a day after she had administered the world’s first to 90-year-old Margaret Keenan.  As a nurse working in the respiratory wards at Coventry Hospital, Parsons […]

Out of Europe, Britain looks to the Pacific for new trade partners

It may be on the other side of the world, but that’s not stopping the U.K. from applying to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean. A year after it formally left the European Union, the British government said Saturday that it wants to join the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for […]

CONFIRMED: Britain Will Issue VACCINE PASSPORTS

The British government has reportedly discussed upping COVID restrictions even further by only allowing people to leave their homes once per week. Claiming that the National Health service is at breaking point, the government is said to be considering implementing stricter rules, including  compulsory mask-wearing outdoors, and banning so called ‘extended bubbles’, where people are […]

Britain Approves Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine, Eyes Spring Rollout

An employee shows the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Valley Stream hospital in New York, US, December 21, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Britain’s medical regulator on Friday approved Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for use, the health ministry said, adding that it had agreed to purchase an additional 10 million doses […]

Tony Blair Says Britain Must Dramatically Accelerate Its Covid Vaccination Drive

Former British prime minister Tony Blair says the UK needs to dramatically accelerate its coronavirus vaccination programme. On live TV Wednesday morning, Blair claimed that it was “not complicated” as he launched a ‘blue-print’ for improving the country’s vaccine roll-out. He believed that restrictions could ease significantly in February if the NHS scales up to […]

Britain gives first dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to dialysis patient

LONDON  – Britain began vaccinating its population on Monday with the COVID-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, touting its position as the first Western country to roll out an inoculation program against the novel coronavirus. Britain, which is rushing to vaccinate its population faster than the United States and the rest of Europe […]

Out of Place Chinese Coins Prompt Wonder: Did Medieval Asia and Britain Interact?

Britain’s antiquities experts have mostly written them off as a loss from a curated collection, but the presence of two Chinese Northern Song dynasty (960 – 1127 AD) coins unearthed at separate sites in England have people wondering about the links between Medieval Asia and Britain. A Cambridge University archaeologist says these coins support the […]

Lessons from Britain’s Brexit breakthrough

January 1, 2021 by Melanie Phillips – JNS.org Read on for article This New Year’s day, Britain finds itself in a position that few expected even as late as last week. Melanie Phillips With the arrival of 2021, it regains its status as an independent, sovereign nation governed by laws passed by its own democratically […]

Britain Completes Formal Economic Break With European Union

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and the U.K. freer but more isolated in a turbulent world. Britain left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time, midnight in […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: New Fast-Spreading COVID-19 Strain Worries Britain’s Neighbors

A rapidly spreading variant of the COVID-19 virus, thought to originate in Britain, has halted some travel and supply lines as the United Kingdom’s European neighbors scrambled to temporarily ban all travel to the country. The new strain isn’t the first variant of the coronavirus to emerge, but scientists say it’s concerning because it is […]

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