Category Archives: GB News & Politics

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. Friday a Saudi statement said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.

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London terror attack: ISIS claims responsibility for deadly rampage outside Parliament building

ISIS  has claimed responsibility for the terror attack that left four people dead, including the assailant and a police officer, outside of London’s Parliament building on Wednesday, according to the Amaq media agency.

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Farage: Anti-Travel Ban Protesters Need to Reflect on London Terror Attack

Brexit leader Nigel Farage reacted to Wednesday’s terror attack in London, saying it should highlight the importance of properly vetting immigrants and refugees. “We’ve made some terrible mistakes in this country,” Farage said, referring to Great Britain.Fox News

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Shots fired at UK Parliament; officer stabbed and assailant shot

Wednesday a police officer was stabbed and an alleged assailant was reportedly shot after gunfire broke out at the UK Parliament in London. At least four people were lying on the ground, some bleeding heavily, on Westminster Bridge near Britain’s parliament, Reuters reported. It was not clear exactly what happened or how many people were injured.

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ISIS recruit may have used welfare cash to fund family’s terror journey

A terror recruit took his entire immediate family — including three young children — to join the Islamic State in Syria and may have used government welfare money to bankroll the trip, according to the Sunday Times.

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Judge Nap: Obama ‘Went Outside Chain of Command,’ Used British Spy Agency to Surveil Trump

Monday the DOJ asked lawmakers for more time to gather evidence related to President Trump’s claim that former President Obama ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower’s phones during last year’s presidential campaign.

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Theresa May hails ‘defining’ Brexit moment

Parliament’s backing for the government’s Brexit bill will be a “defining moment for our whole country”, Theresa May has told MPs. The prime minister said her timetable of triggering formal negotiations by the end of March remained on track.

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Scotland’s leader seeks new independence referendum

Monday Scotland’s leader  said that she would seek authority for a new independence referendum because Britain is dragging Scotland out of the European Union against its will. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that she would move quickly to give Scottish voters a chance to make Scotland an independent country.

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GCHQ warns politicians about Russian hacking threat

Attacks by Russian hackers could threaten British democracy, GCHQ has warned politicians. The spy agency’s computer security chief has written to political parties offering advice on preventing hacks, according to The Sunday Times.

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UK minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit

Sunday Britain’s top minister for leaving the European Union said that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May “get on with the job” of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said he expects the divorce papers to be filed this week.

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