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Crossing The Rubicon: The UK Slips Into a Repressive State

By Mark Chapman – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 31, 2020 FRN Julius Caesar’s crossing the Rubicon River in 49 BC in defiance of Roman law placed him and his army on a direct collision course with Rome, leading to the Civil War which established him as Roman dictator. It is a well-established metaphor for […]

Assange Indictment: Old Wine in Older Bottles

By Binoy Kampmark – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 31, 2020 FRN Demonstrators supporting Julian Assange hold banners outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) The book of hours on Julian Assange is now being written. But the scribes are far from original. Repeated rituals of administrative hearings […]

Post-Brexit Agrochemical Apocalypse For The UK?

By Colin Todhunter – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 28, 2020 FRN The British government, regulators and global agrochemical corporations are colluding with each other and are thus engaging in criminal behaviour. That’s the message put forward in a new report written by environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason and sent to the UK Environment Agency. It follows […]

Oxford Vaccine Group Scientist Claims Coronavirus Could Be Here ‘Forever’ With ‘Constant Need For Vaccinations’

LONDON – One of the UK’s leading immunologists warned that COVID-19 could be “here forever”. John Bell, a scientist and regius professor of medicine at Oxford University, said that the pathogen underpinning the virus allegedly “may never be eliminated”, The Independent reported. During a session of the Commons Health and Social Care Committee, Bell, 68, […]

REPORT: No-Deal Brexit Now ‘Almost Certain’

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The UK government and the EU will fail to sign a post-Brexit trade deal, with only a few days left before Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s July deadline, due to deadlock on a number of key issues, according to a report. Ministers are working on the assumption that there will not be a deal, […]

UK Now Claims COVID-19 Vaccine ‘May Never Be Found’, While Russia Announces Its First Vaccine is Ready

A few days ago, the UK made another unsubstantiated accusation against Russia, claiming how “Russian hackers” allegedly “stole information” on UK’s COVID-19 vaccine research. And despite providing zero evidence, the UK insisted that Russia was the culprit of a crime that effectively never took place. However, a new announcement by the UK claims that “most […]

UK gov’t (finally) admits Covid statistics are inaccurate

By Kit Knightly – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 18, 2020 FRN The UK’s Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced an “urgent review” of procedure for recording Covid19 deaths. It turns out the British government may have been over-reporting deaths from Covid19. Who knew, right? This follows the “news” that Public Health England (PHE) have been […]

China Supports Russia Against UK’s False Accusations of COVID-19 Vaccine Hacking Attacks

BEIJING – China has urged for stopping another baseless accusation against Russia, this time falsely accused that it had conducted cyberattacks on foreign companies developing coronavirus vaccines, as conveyed by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Friday. “We took notice of these statements containing allegations against Russia. Our position on this matter is definite. […]