A new bill drafted to create a “hostile environment” for asylum seekers will include tough new powers to strip pubs, liquor stores and takeaways of their licenses and shut down firms that hire illegal immigrants in the UK.
Criminal gangs from Eritrea, Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam earn up to €4m each year ferrying vulnerable migrants across the Mediterranean who have fled their homelands and are desperate to carve out a new life in Britain.
Powerful academic institutions and scientists have baffled environmentalists by calling on the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) to reassess its ban on growing genetically modified (GM) crops in Scotland.
Police investigating the mysterious death of an MI6 agent, whose body was discovered in unusual circumstances in his London flat, suspect he was murdered and that his killers returned to his apartment through a skylight to hide the evidence.
The Greek parliament has voted in favor of a bill enacting the reforms required by its European creditors as part of a new bailout plan. This paves the way for the controversial 85-billion-euro bailout deal defended by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
US and international law enforcement agencies announced they have shut down Darkode, an international hacker forum used by cyber-criminals, and charged 12 of its members with crimes ranging from fraud and spamming to spreading malicious code.