Assange’s lawyers sought a delay in proceedings on a US extradition request, citing new developments in the case. The judge, however, refused and said the hearing would begin on February 25, 2020
The British parliament will consider the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which gives legal status to Brexit, on Tuesday. PM Boris Johnson is trying to push an accelerated schedule for passing the bill
The Boris Johnson government requires the support of 321 MPs to pass the deal but is struggling to get the required support. If the deal is rejected, an extension of the Brexit deadline will be sought
Johnson’s plan, yet to be fully released, seems to do little to make the UK more protectionist and may lead to the dismantling of provisions safeguarding labor rights and environment in the country
The insolvency crisis at the company has put 9,000 jobs at risk in the United Kingdom and around 21,000 globally. Workers are demanding that the government intervene in the issue
On October 2, Labour Party’s motion to nationalize the ScotRail by 2022 was voted down in the Scottish parliament by the Scottish Nationalist Party and the Tories
A visit to Belmarsh maximum-security prison
Protesters alleged that the Tory government has destroyed public services through austerity measures and that the Boris Johnson government had no mandate
Britain’s Supreme Court on September 24 had ruled that the government’s move to suspend parliament for five weeks was unlawful
At least 19 activists have been arrested for opposing expansion plans of UK’s largest polluter, the Heathrow polluter in London.
International trade secretary Liz Truss admitted that the UK had issued two licenses worth USD 54,000 for radio spare parts and an air cooler for the Royal Saudi Land Forces
With the parliament limiting a no-deal Brexit and thrice rejecting the government’s demand for a snap election, Boris Johnson, who has lost the parliamentary majority, is left effectively stranded.