World / Crime & Legal Aug 2, 2020

U.K. Conservative MP arrested over rape allegations

An MP and former minister from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been arrested after a parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, according to reports Saturday. The politician was not named but the Metropolitan Police said in a statement that it ...

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

World / Politics Dec 6, 2019

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

Britain's opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday to complain about its coverage of campaigning ahead of next week's election, accusing the publicly funded broadcaster of bias. Labour's co-campaign coordinator, Andrew Gwynne, said they had recorded numerous examples where his ...