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UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

Starmer has tried to wrap himself in the flag and embrace the U.K.’s armed forces — and in doing so, draw a sharp contrast with the leadership of his predecessor, the socialist, NATO-sceptic Jeremy Corbyn. Starmer certainly looks the part. Square jaw, quaffed hair, pressed suit, stern stare. Squint a bit and you can imagine him...

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Britain’s Rishi Sunak apologizes for leaving D-Day event early to return to campaigning | CBC News

Britain’s Rishi Sunak apologizes for leaving D-Day event early to return to campaigning | CBC News

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak suffered a fresh setback in his struggling election campaign on Friday when he apologized for leaving D-Day commemorations early in order to give an interview attacking the main opposition party. Sunak’s decision to leave early was met with dismay within his Conservative Party, which is trailing far behind the Labour...

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Army chief warns Britain unprepared for WW3 as Putin sends direct threat

Army chief warns Britain unprepared for WW3 as Putin sends direct threat

A ranting Vladimir Putin has threatened a “response” after accusing the UK of direct involvement in the war in Ukraine. The Kremlin chief alleged that British Armed Forces personnel were now helping in the targeting of missiles hitting Russia. The Russian president went on the offensive on the same day as the outgoing head of...

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King Charles heads D-Day’s 80th anniversary commemorations before first international trip since cancer diagnosis

King Charles heads D-Day’s 80th anniversary commemorations before first international trip since cancer diagnosis

In short: King Charles III has led Britain’s D-Day’s 80th anniversary commemorations, as he prepares to head to France in his first international trip since his cancer diagnosis.  The date pays tribute to the soldiers who fought to liberate France, in a major turning point of World War II.  What’s next? World leaders, including Ukrainian...

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World holds breath as Russia ‘begins’ use of nuclear weapons

World holds breath as Russia ‘begins’ use of nuclear weapons

Russia has begun training for the “use of nuclear weapons” in response to “threats” from The West, the country’s defence ministry has announced. In a Telegram post published on Tuesday, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced: “In accordance with the instructions of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian...