United Kingdom Archive

Highest Ranking Child Protection Officer Says People Watching Child Porn Shouldn’t Be Charged

Simon Bailey, who is the highest ranking child protection officer in the UK says that pedophiles shouldn’t be jailed for viewing child pornography. Chief Constable Bailey of Norfolk Constabulary sparked outrage and shocked many people when he said that pedophiles who view pornographic images

Journalists could face 14 years in prison for leaking official material

“Journalists who obtain leaked official material could be sent to prison under new proposals” according to The Telegraph. New proposals are being brought forward in the U.K., in an overhaul of the Official Secrets Act, that could see journalists jailed for up to 14

How You Are Being Conned Into Doing Nothing For The Environment

Right at this very moment, you are doing nothing. You may be sitting, and you may be reading, and you may even be on public transport, but you are doing nothing. Nothing, in the sense that your actions right at this moment are doing

There’s Something Fishy Going On In Scotland…

Outrageous secret plans were leaked this week suggesting that Scotland is contemplating building the world’s largest salmon farm, caging two million fish. Sneaky Salmon Scotland’s Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has been quietly and mischievously humming and ahhing over a project that would see them

John Pilger on ISIS: Only When We See the War Criminals In Our Midst Will the Blood Begin to Dry

In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, “Anything that flies on everything that moves”.  As Barack Obama ignites his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the

Smartphones can be hacked with an unseen text, says Snowden

The spy agencies of at least Europe and the U.S. (but also likely China), have tools that allow them to take over smartphones with just a text message, and according to Edward Snowden. He added that there is “very little” that their owners can

UK University Installs Anti-Homeless Cages

One of the most criticized steps in the war against the homeless has been taken by Cardiff University after it decided to build a stainless steel cage in order to dissuade the city’s homeless people from sleeping next to hot air vents outside a chemistry

Immortal Love: Skeletons Found Still Holding Hands After 700 Years

Two skeletons of a male and female have been found in a ‘lost’ chapel in Leicestershire, England after a team of archaeologists and volunteers discovered them, according to Discover Magazine. The archaeologists, who were working a four-year excavation project at the location, revealed that the

Cardiff And Newport Lockdown During NATO Conference

Ahead of the Nato conference in Newport, Wales, Police have erected 10 miles of high security fencing around Cardiff city centre, and around the Celtic Manor resort in Newport, which is being called the “ring of steel”. Up to 150 heads of state and government, including

9 of 10 Poorest Areas in Northern Europe Located in UK

New research undertaken by Inequality Briefing reveals that 9 out of 10 the poorest areas in northern Europe are located in the United Kingdom, standing apart from countries such France, Germany and Belgium. Northern Europe also includes: the Netherlands, Lithuania, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Iceland, Norway and