Anti-Semitic hate crime at record high, says UK charity

Hate crime against Jewish people in the UK increased by more than a third last year, with recorded incidents now at record levels, charity figures suggest. The Community Security Trust (CST), which monitors anti-Semitism, recorded 1,309 incidents in 2016 – surpassing the previous high of 1,182 in 2014. Mark Gardner, from the CST, said anti-Semites More...

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By Redação On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Ukraine conflict: Evacuation planned in frontline town of Avdiivka

Ukrainian officials are preparing for a possible evacuation of the eastern frontline town of Avdiivka amid renewed fighting with pro-Russian rebels. If evacuation takes place, officials say up to 8,000 people could More...

By Redação On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

White House says Obama’s order on LGBTQ rights will stay in effect

An executive order protecting gays and lesbians who work for federal contractors “will remain intact” at President Trump’s direction, the White House says. The move could allay concerns that Trump More...

By Redação On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Eike Batista arrested after arriving in Brazil

The businessman was included on Interpol’s list of fugitives on Thursday, after being sought out at his home in Rio. Businessman Eike Batista landed at Galeão Airport in Rio de Janeiro this morning (30) and More...

By Redação On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Trump executive order: White House stands firm over travel ban

The Trump administration is standing firm over its ban on refugees from seven countries despite court rulings and mass protests against the move. Mr Trump tweeted the US needed “extreme vetting, NOW”. More...

By Redação On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Theresa May in Turkey: UK agrees £100m defence deal

Britain has agreed a £100m defence deal to help develop fighter jets for the Turkish air force. The announcement came as UK Prime Minister Theresa May met the Turkish president and prime minister in Ankara. Mrs More...

By Redação On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Comedy writer Rich ‘suspended’ over Barron Trump jibe

A Saturday Night Live writer has been suspended after posting a tweet mocking US President Donald Trump’s son Barron, US media reports say. They quote a person familiar with SNL’s plans as saying Katie More...

By Redação On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

You Might As Well Ignore Photos of Dead Refugee Babies on Africa’s Shores

Do not look closely at the photographs here. Do not look at them at all. They will, in an instant, inspire pity, revulsion, anger and calls to “do something…now!” How else might one react to photographs of More...

By Redação On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Calgary Folk Festival won’t ban First Nation headdresses

Calgary Folk Festival organizers say they’ve never had anyone show up with First Nations headdresses so they won’t be following Edmonton’s lead to ban them. Executive Director Debbie Salmonsen More...