Kirkuk to Dunkirk: Kurdish journalist fights to stay in UK after fleeing assassins (RT EXCLUSIVE)

A Kurdish journalist is fighting for UK asylum after serving with American forces in Iraq, narrowly escaping assassination for his reporting, being labeled a torturer by US immigration, and entering Britain illegally smuggled inside a lorry, RT has found. Aram Fareeq Abduljabbar, 32, arrived at the Grande-Synthe refugee camp in Dunkirk, northern France, on January […]

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Child refugees still arrive in Calais & Dunkirk as UK scraps resettlement of 3,000 (VIDEO EXCLUSIVE)

Five months after the Calais ‘Jungle’ was bulldozed by French authorities, migrants and refugees are still arriving, hoping to reach the UK. In response, Britain has scrapped the Dubs Amendment, allowing for the resettlement of 3,000 unaccompanied minors. Up to 10,000 camp residents were dispersed across France after the Jungle was cleared in October 2016. Many of […]

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Ex-soldier prevented from fighting ISIS & arrested on terrorism charges speaks to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

Robert Clark, the British ex-serviceman who was prevented from traveling to Iraq to fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), has spoken out for the first time since being sentenced under the Terrorism Act last week. Speaking exclusively to RT, Clark says IS sympathizers have sent him “threats” and “hatred” via Facebook since his story went public last year. […]

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Chilcot’s forgotten witnesses – Britain’s Iraqi diaspora (VIDEO)

The 2003 Iraq invasion and occupation left at least 500,000 dead, scattered refugees to the wind and threw the region into chaos. Yet as Sir John Chilcot delivers his long-delayed Iraq Inquiry report, the silence of Iraqis themselves is deafening. “If the United Nations said themselves Iraq can’t import enriched baby powder milk, ambulances and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Trident whistleblower William McNeilly breaks silence ahead of London demo (VIDEO)

MPs will soon vote on whether to renew Britain’s aging Trident nuclear weapons system. Ahead of Saturday’s anti-nukes protest in London, Royal Navy submariner-turned-whistleblower William McNeilly broke his silence and spoke exclusively to RT. In May 2015, McNeilly, 26, leaked a report exposing 30 safety and security failures documented over his three-month tour on board […]

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Cost of essentials in UK up 28% from pre-crash levels

Low-income families are significantly worse off today than they were in 2008, a new report has revealed. The cost of basic necessities has soared by around 28 percent. First published at RT.com/uk The independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) found that the cost of a minimum standard of living has risen sharply since the start of the financial […]

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