United Kingdom

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In what was described as an example of "British Trumpism," the U.K. government on Wednesday quietly ended its commitment to accepting and rehousing thousands of unaccompanied child refugees—a decision decried as "a betrayal of these vulnerable children and a betrayal of British values." The so-called Dubs Amendment was introduced by Lord Alfred...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Underscoring the need for a global shift to a low-carbon economy, a new report...
Nika Knight, staff writer
"Big brother is watching"
The European Union's highest court on Wednesday issued a landmark ruling...


A supermarket giant in the U.K. has removed metal spikes outside stores to deter rough sleepers and other "anti-social" elements after people protested that the latest in "defensive urban architecture" treats the homeless as pigeons, rats or other unwashed, unwanted, shoo-go-away vermin. Left Unity argues there are 700,000 empty homes in the country, and no good reasons for anyone to be homeless.