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American Herald Tribune
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About 1 day ago

Your Man in the Public Gallery – Assange Hearing Day 2

This afternoon Julian’s Spanish lawyer, Baltasar Garzon, left court to return to Madrid. On the way out he naturally stopped to shake hands with his client, proffering his fingers through the narrow slit in the bulletproof glass cage. Assange ha...
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American Herald Tribune
AHTribune
About 2 days ago

Your Man in the Public Gallery – Assange Hearing Day 1

Woolwich Crown Court is designed to impose the power of the state. Normal courts in this country are public buildings, deliberately placed by our ancestors right in the centre of towns, almost always just up a few steps from a main street. The m...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 3 days ago

MI5 ‘does not trust’ Home Secretary Priti Patel

Britain’s hard right Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is under renewed pressure today as reports emerge of a serious rift between her and the chiefs of the Security Service, MI5. According to the Times newspaper, senior officers in MI5 have 'reduced the volume' of intelligence they share with the controversial Home Secretary. Moreover, according to the Times, MI5 bosses regularly 'roll their eyes' at Patel’s interventions in meetings. Patel’s icy relationship with the ...
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Press TV
About 4 days ago

Britain takes swipe at 'indecisive' EU as trade talk rancor grows

Britain criticized the European Union on Sunday over the process of agreeing on its negotiating mandate for post-Brexit trade talks, saying the bloc was 'hamstrung by indecision and delay' because different members wanted different things. The outcome of the talks between Britain and the EU, its biggest trading partner, will define how the $2.7 trillion British economy develops following its departure from the EU. But before formal talks have even begun the ...
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Press TV
About 4 days ago

Pro-Assange rally held in London ahead of hearings

Hundreds of people have staged a rally in support of Australian whistle-blower Julian Assange in the British capital of London, calling for his release. The demonstrators marched through the city on Saturday, chanting pro-Assange slogans and waving placards that read 'Journalism is not a crime.' The rally stretched from Australia House — the Australian diplomatic mission in London — to Parliament Square, where the crowds were addressed by Assange’s father, John Shipton. ...
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Press TV
About 4 days ago

Macron says 'not sure' EU-UK trade deal possible before end of 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said he was "not sure" it would be possible for the European Union (EU) and Britain to reach a trade deal by the end of the year. Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the time the post-Brexit transition period shuts at the end of December. But France has made clear it thinks the negotiations ...
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Press TV
About 4 days ago

Johnson’s defence review descending into shambles

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s much-vaunted defence and security review is descending into chaos, in large measure because of the incoherence at the heart of government. According to the Times newspaper, the chaos has intensified since the departure of Christopher Brannigan, the defence lead at Downing Street’s policy unit. Brannigan left last week, in large measure because of the lobbying of the PM’s highly controversial chief strategist, Dominic Cummings. The foreign policy, defence ...
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Press TV
About 4 days ago

Boastful BAE systems berated on social media

The UK’s largest weapons manufacturer, BAE systems, has been scorned on social media for boasting about its 'greatest increase' in dividend profits in eight years. The profits are highlighted under the company’s full year financial results for 2019. The arms manufacturer tweeted a series of videos and boastful commentary on February 20, showcasing its bumper financial year. In one such tweet, the company’s chief executive, Charles Woodburn, boastfully proclaimed that 2019 had ...
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Press TV
About 5 days ago

Tell Prince Andrew to call FBI says message on U.S-style bus near palace

The yellow bus, which has two large photos of the Prince Andrew on the side, was seen driving through Mayfair on Friday. US investigators recently accused the Duke of York of 'zero cooperation' in their investigation into convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his co-conspirators. The FBI, who has been unable to contact the Prince, would like to talk with him regarding his friendship with Epstein, who committed suicide and died in ...
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