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Ministers from the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US urged the creation of a 'back door' to end-to-end encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram.

Comment: In addition to her shady dealings with the Israel lobby, Priti Patel has a disturbing track record of waging war on migrants, women and the incarcerated, writes Malia Bouattia.

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Malia Bouattia

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Comment: Join us in marching this Saturday to denounce governments that normalise the racist far right and thier Islamophobic politics, writes Malia Bouattia.

Police who kill are only part of the problem

Malia Bouattia

Police who kill are only part of the problem

Comment: It is the state which empowers police to use violence, and which gives them impunity afterwards, writes Malia Bouattia.

You can't take Islamophobia out of the Tory party

Ruqaya Izzidien

You can't take Islamophobia out of the Tory party

Comment: An inquiry into Tory Islamophobia would be futile; it's a cornerstone party value, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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'First BAME Home Secretary' headlines distract from Windrush scandal

While the appointment of Sajid Javid is being hailed by the Conservative Party, many believe the Thatcherite politician is being tokenised to brush off the Windrush scandal.

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

Leaked documents reveal Rudd lied to a committee of UK lawmakers over the country's immigration policies, the latest in a series of ...

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Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

Amber Rudd resigned as Home Secretary, claiming she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets for illegal ...

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May expected to blame Russia over spy attempted murder

Relations are strained between Russia and the UK as the investigation in the attempted murder of a former double agent looks pointed towards ...

Britain 'thwarts plot to kill' PM Theresa May

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Britain 'thwarts plot to kill' PM Theresa May

Two men have been charged with a terror plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May, British media reported on Tuesday.

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London mayor leads renewed opposition to Trump state visit

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said Trump's actions were "a betrayal of the special relationship between our two countries" as he led renewed calls ...

UK court rules against child refugee settlement plan

Robert Cusack

UK court rules against child refugee settlement plan

Hundreds of unaccompanied child refugees will sleep rough this winter in Europe after a UK High Court ruling rejected a charity's bid ...

Britain plans jail sentences for streaming extremist content

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Britain plans jail sentences for streaming extremist content

The British government has said it will make streaming extremist content an offence punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

Who is promoting extremism in the UK?

David Powell

Who is promoting extremism in the UK?

Comment: The Saudi-led bloc continues to accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism, but a recent report suggests it should be looking closer to home, ...

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Comment: When it comes to Saudi funding of extremist Wahhabi ideologies believed to contribute to violent extremism, the UK and others walk a ...

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Saudi Arabia 'promoting extremism' in Europe: British official

A former British ambassador to Saudi Arabia said the kingdom heavily influences radicalism in Europe, as London refuses to publish controversial terror funding report.

Joe Odell

Arms deals, speculation and repression: A very British Brexit

Comment: With trade between the UAE and the UK set to increase post-Brexit, state repression in the UAE is only set to get worse, writes Joe ...

Tom Charles

Victims of social cleansing, Grenfell community deserves dignity, now

Comment: At parliament, Grenfell community members described the local council's 'managed decline' of the area. These people deserve dignity and ...

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Man killed in 'horrific terrorist incident' targeting London mosque

A van ploughed into pedestrians near a London mosque early on Monday, killing one man and injuring ten others in what police are treating as a ...

British police make fresh arrest over Manchester suicide bombing

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British police make fresh arrest over Manchester suicide bombing

British police arrest a new suspect on Monday over the Manchester bombings, bringing the total number of people held in custody over the attack ...

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British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks

British police have halted intelligence sharing with United States law enforcement after a series of leaks in the Manchester terror attack ...

UK politicians set aside differences in solidarity with Manchester

Diana Alghoul

UK politicians set aside differences in solidarity with Manchester

General election campaigning has been put on hold following a deadly bombing in Manchester, as Mancunians pull together and offer their beds to ...

Game of Thrones star slams UK treatment of refugees

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Game of Thrones star slams UK treatment of refugees

British Actress Lena Headey - best known as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones - has slammed the UK government's 'shameful' treatment of ...

British MPs call for Assad's wife to lose citizenship

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British MPs call for Assad's wife to lose citizenship

UK lawmakers are calling on the government to strip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife of her British citizenship, for supporting her ...

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