Tag archive for ‘independent’
By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Independent Britain’s first day: Channel traffic smooth on French & UK sides as new post-Brexit era begins

Despite fears of a transport collapse, freight traffic across the Channel continued without major hold-ups and complications in the first hours of Friday after the UK officially quit the EU customs union. Hundreds More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Time to chart Scotland’s future as ‘independent, European nation’: First Minister Sturgeon reacts to UK-EU Brexit deal

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has hit out at the post-Brexit trade deal reached between the UK and EU, renewing her call for Scottish independence. The Scottish leader said in a tweet on Thursday More...

By admin On Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Independent peer banned from House of Lords over ‘homophobic and offensive’ language after inquiry into bullying claims

A British peer has been banned from the House of Lords for 18 months after a standards watchdog found he had broken conduct rules towards four people by using “homophobic and offensive” language. Alongside their More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Independent UN expert calls for end of ‘illegal’ Qatar blockade

Independent UN expert calls for end of ‘illegal’ Qatar blockade Special rapporteur highlights ways three-year blockade has negatively impacted lives and ‘fundamental human rights’ More...

By admin On Sunday, November 1st, 2020
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Saudi G20 banknote angers India by depicting independent Kashmir

Saudi G20 banknote angers India by depicting independent Kashmir New note, which celebrates G20 summit, has been criticised by New Delhi and reignited conversations about administration of territory  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Former miners outside the Scottish Parliament ahead of the Scottish Government’s response to recommendations made by the Independent Review of the Policing of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

Former miners outside the Scottish Parliament ahead of the Scottish Government’s response to recommendations made by the Independent Review of the Policing of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike Morning More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Whether it’s Trump or Biden, the US left needs to build an independent movement – video

Speaking at a recent Counterfire meeting on the US elections, Kate O’Neil discusses the political landscape in the US and how the left can organise Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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Investigate the investigators? Netanyahu seeks ‘independent inquiry’ into own corruption probe over alleged conflicts of interest

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has called for a probe into those investigating him for corruption, insisting authorities were “distorting justice” to force him out of office following reports of major police More...

By admin On Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Scotland needs to be independent to recover from Covid-19 crisis – deputy first minister

Scotland won’t be able to bounce back from the coronavirus crisis if key powers remain in the hands of London, and it needs to become independent from the UK, Scottish Deputy First Minister John Swinney said.  “There More...

By admin On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Egypt arrests another journalist as attacks on independent media intensify

Egypt arrests another journalist as attacks on independent media intensify Rights group Amnesty International has urged authorities to protect Nora Younis, former Washington Post contributor, from ‘any More...