Category Archives: Government

Supporters of Turkey’s president hack Twitter accounts, but the outcome is not what they wanted

In the latter stages of the election campaign in The Netherlands, hundreds of Twitter accounts were hijacked by president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s supporters, accusing the governments of The Netherlands (and Germany) of being Nazis. Also Turkish government ministers threatened to … Continue reading

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Funder named in Ulster unionists’ Brexit row, will now target Scottish nationalists

A little-known organisation that quietly bankrolled a pro-Brexit campaign is now poised to target Scottish nationalists intent on a second independence referendum. The Constitutional Research Council (CRC) funded the Democratic Unionist Party’s (DUP) Brexit drive to the tune of £425,000. The money was used to … Continue reading

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US company that ‘won’ the Brexit vote is endorsed by MoD: is referendum result still valid?

  There is now mounting evidence of US interference in Britain’s EU referendum vote. From what we already know, this could constitute a flagrant breach of UK electoral rules. Cambridge Analytica (CA) is a US company, endorsed by Britain’s Ministry … Continue reading

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Brexit could mean increasing your pension age and snitching on your neighbour

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally revealed some crucial details about her position on Brexit, and made it clear that there will be restrictions to EU migration. But this will have consequences. A recent study suggests that fewer immigrants will mean that the government will likely need … Continue reading

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An army of snoopers is being trained, but it is not run by GCHQ

  An army of spies is being trained across the British Isles. They are not ‘fifth columnists’ but the man in the pub, the woman on the bus, and even your fellow worker. A series of training modules, examined by The … Continue reading

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Pirate Party asked to form new government in Iceland: here’s what they want to achieve

Iceland’s president Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has announced he has given the Pirate Party ‘captain’, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, the mandate to form the country’s next ruling coalition. Informal talks between the Pirate Party, the Social Democrats, the Reform Party, the Left-Greens and … Continue reading

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Holidaying Brits attacked for speaking English – not really, but this is what it’s like for ‘migrants’ in UK

In Britain a 40 year old Polish man, Arkadiusz Jóźwik, lost his life after allegedly been beaten to death by five youths merely because he was speaking a language other than English. Notwithstanding rank hypocrisy of the tabloid press – … Continue reading

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