London’s Metropolitan Police Service, known as Scotland Yard, or the Met, is being investigated for serious allegations of corruption and malpractice that includes ignoring racist practices in its own standards unit.
An anti-Muslim hate monitoring group says a record number of Islamophobic attacks and incidents of abuse were reported in the United Kingdom in 2017, with women disproportionately targeted by mostly male teenage assailants.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump are taking up the cause of an imprisoned far-right, anti-Muslim figure in the UK, raising fears that extreme right-wing movements and Islamophobia will be revived in Britain.
A cross-party group of British MPs criticized the Department for Work and Pensions’ “culture of indifference” after it took six years to correct a major error which left chronically-ill and disabled benefit claimants thousands of pounds out of pocket.
The Bank of England is expected to raise interest rates again next month even though official figures showed wage growth moderating and despite the latest parliamentary tribulations surrounding Brexit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again strongly rejected “ungrounded accusations” leveled by the British government against Russia that Moscow could have been behind two separate cases of poisoning incidents in which, according to the UK authorities, a woman has so far lost her life and three others have been injured by a nerve agent in southern England.
Artificial intelligence is set to create more than 7m new UK jobs in healthcare, science and education by 2037, more than making up for the jobs lost in manufacturing and other sectors through automation, according to a report.